CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1995
A neighborhood feud turned fatal Tuesday night when a Lancaster man shot and killed a 29-year-old neighbor he accused of being romantically involved with his wife, according to sheriff's deputies. Rudolph Randoll Campos, 40, was arrested at the scene. The shooting occurred on the 1000 block of Avenue J6 in Lancaster. The two began arguing in Campos' front yard shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, deputies said.
February 22, 2006 |
Sorry, Shani Davis, but even though you're right, you're wrong, and even though Chad Hedrick is wrong, he's got it right. Like it or not, speed hating draws more attention than speedskating. Davis would love for the quiet grace and power of his sport to work its way into America's heart. Hedrick wants the deafening roar of his feud with Davis to lodge in the country's head. The feud's growing, becoming the dominant story emanating from the Oval Lingotto.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 2009 |
It could have been a scene right out of a Gene Autry horse opera -- a cowboys-versus-Indians-style faceoff, potshots being fired by both sides, a hero riding to the rescue in the final reel. That seems to be the plot line of the drama that is playing out between backers of the Autry National Center of the American West in Griffith Park and those of the Southwest Museum a few miles away in Mount Washington.
September 12, 1993 |
THE HAFTS: Herbert and Gloria Haft, married 45 years, toiled for decades to build an empire that included three children and up to $1 billion in assets--all starting from a single drugstore where he was the pharmacist and she the cosmetologist. What could go wrong? Everything. In a Washington, D.C.
April 4, 1989 |
From her majestic hilltop mansion overlooking Lake Victoria, Meena Madhvani has seen enough of the ups and downs of Ugandan life to justify her speaking with a certain tartness. In her time, she has entertained such luminaries as Indira Gandhi. Idi Amin proposed to her and, it is said, infuriated at being rebuffed, expelled tens of thousands of Uganda's Indian citizens. Rebels advancing on Kampala, the capital, camped in her fields of sugar cane.
October 21, 2009 |
For decades, Uni Histayanti has performed the enigmatic movements of her country's traditional pendet pendet dance. She learned the rhythms as an infant and years ago opened a dinner theater here in the Indonesian capital where, dressed in native costume, she performs nightly. As she flutters her arms bird-like, darts her eyes and tilts her head at exotic angles, she invokes the welcoming spirit of the Hindu-majority Bali island where it originated centuries ago. That's why it floored her to hear that neighboring Malaysia had reportedly tried to seize the pendet as its own. It's pure cultural piracy, Histayanti insists.
October 4, 1987 |
One year ago this weekend, some 30 employees of Lundberg Survey gathered in a banquet room at the Burbank Airport Hilton for what turned into an embarrassing family fracas. The topic was to have been the future of the North Hollywood company following the death of 73-year-old company patriarch Dan Lundberg, the nation's guru of gasoline.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 2005 |
Two women fighting for control of a tiny tribe that plans a 2,000-slot casino in rural Northern California have settled their differences after four years of legal wrangling, ending a dispute that spawned a frenetic Washington lobbying blitz and helped to bring down a Bush administration official.
January 17, 2006 |
Now what is this league going to do on Christmas? Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant embraced before Monday night's game, ending the NBA's pet blood feud or, at least, making it less likely that they'll come to blows on your TV set on Christmas Day 2006. Oops, this just in. We're back in business with Shaq and ... Andrew Bynum! The Lakers beat the Heat, 100-92, in a game that will be little noted nor long remembered in the replays of O'Neal and Bryant embracing ...
April 20, 1987
Pakistani Pushtuns attacked a rival ethnic group in southern Pakistan, killing eight people and wounding 30, in an escalating feud over land. The Pushtu-speaking Pushtuns, blaming Urdu-speaking Mohajirs for the loss of their homes, set 60 Mohajir homes afire in Karachi. The attack followed the eviction of hundreds of Pushtun squatters from unfinished houses where they had lived since being forced from another community by a December army sweep for drugs and arms.