November 2, 1998 |
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April 15, 1990 |
"HER HANDS reached up and tugged at the collar of (his name here) 's shirt, pulling his hesitant lips closer to her own. They swayed together in tempo with the tide of the ocean. In the intimate darkness, they were going to steal a moment of ecstasy that the tropical sunshine would have denied. . . ."
November 21, 2000
I celebrated my 100th birthday this year. My 45,000-plus employees grow and harvest trees; manufacture, distribute and sell forest products, including logs, wood chips, building products, pulp, paper and packaging products; and engage in real estate construction and development. I'm a leading recycler of office wastepaper, newspaper and corrugated boxes and the world's largest private owner of merchantable softwood timber.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1990 |
From sending campaign workers into the streets to fighting City Hall, politics is how things get done in the predominantly black, poor-to-middle-class community known as South-Central Los Angeles. That is not well understood by strangers to South-Central, whose views are formed by television and newspaper coverage of cops, drive-by shootings, gangs and crack. Those outside South-Central L.A. don't see the forces within the community that are working through politics for its preservation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1995 |
As firefighters sped to the wrong address, three toddlers and their mother were killed early Monday when flames raced through their small stucco house in Southwest Los Angeles. Four of the family's other children survived the 2 a.m. blaze because of the quick thinking of 13-year-old Syreeta Middleton, who managed to release the stubborn security bars from a bedroom window and pull three of her younger sisters to safety.
June 21, 1986 |
Pam Marshall was sitting on twin ice packs and explaining to reporters where she had come from. "From out of nowhere," was the going description. Marshall had just won the women's 100 meters Friday at the USA/Mobil outdoor track and field championships--and both Olympian Alice Brown and world record-holder Evelyn Ashford were trying to figure out which speed zone Marshall had just blasted out of.