June 27, 1993 |
You hear the breathless, exclamation-pointed blurbs and you wonder what to make of this Paul Kariya. Disney hockey player? Or Disney production? "PLAYS LIKE GRETZKY!" --Hockey Scouts Across North America "PASSES LIKE MAGIC!" --Shawn Walsh, University of Maine "LIGHTS UP THE ARENA LIKE SHAQ!" --Dave McNab, Mighty Ducks "TWO THUMBS UP!" --Ferreira and Gauthier, At Le Colisee Sounds too good to be true. Sounds too good to be a Mighty Duck.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1991 |
Completion of the final leg of a proposed subway line crossing the San Fernando Valley would be pushed back more than a decade--to 2020--under a suggested rail and highway construction schedule released Wednesday.
April 4, 1990 |
Tom Werner, veteran rotisserie league baseball exec, tipped his hand when he was drafting his 1990 team a couple of weeks back. "After the sixth round," he said, "someone said, 'Tom, can you tell us why everyone you've drafted has been a San Diego Padre?' " Werner could, but didn't. One way or the other, it seemed, he was going to own the Padres this year.
April 3, 1990 |
A panel of U.S. Roman Catholic bishops, in the final draft of a pastoral letter on women that was distributed Monday, said men unable to deal with women as equals should not be considered fit for the priesthood. But the committee's declaration reiterated the church ban on female priests.
August 15, 1989 |
City, county and Coliseum officials have given the Los Angeles Raiders the final draft of their proposal intended to return the football team to Oakland. Officials declined to release details of the agreement submitted Monday until the team responds. The Raiders, who left Oakland in 1981, also are being wooed by Sacramento, Irwindale and Los Angeles, where they have a contract to play through 1991.
August 13, 1988 |
The Republican Party platform committee concluded its work Friday by adopting foreign policy and defense planks that are staunchly conservative, that praise the "experience" of their presidential candidate, Vice President George Bush, and lash out at the Democrats as taking a "naive" approach to the Soviet Union and other alleged threats to the nation's security. The full 30,000-word platform will be considered by the Republican convention here Tuesday and Nebraska Gov. Kay A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 1988
The final draft of a controversial report on the countywide slow-growth initiative is due to be released Monday by Chapman College. According to an early draft of the report, the initiative would cut the size of the projected employment force by thousands and push the cost of housing up dramatically in the decade. The report, commissioned by the Board of Supervisors, is based on a much-disputed premise that the initiative would cause a 15% drop in construction activity countywide.
March 22, 1987 |
1 960. Moab, Utah. Tom Mankiewicz, an 18-year-old Yalie, was spending his summer vacation working as a gofer on a John Wayne film called "The Comancheros." "I can still remember all of my lines," Mankiewicz said. "I'd say, 'Yes, sir.' . . . 'I'll get that right away, sir.' . . . 'And I'll get that too, right away, sir.' " He chuckled. "It was the summer of the presidential campaign and I was wearing a J.F.K. button.
October 13, 1986 |
A special commission Sunday approved the final draft of a constitution that gives Philippine President Corazon Aquino a six-year term, sets legislative elections for next May and contains safeguards against authoritarian rule. The long-awaited draft also grants the legislature an unprecedented say over the future of U.S.