CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1991 |
The story is a familiar one to child welfare workers: A young girl is removed from the care of her emotionally unstable mother, but after only a few months of family counseling is returned, under the theory--and policy--that families should be swiftly reunified. In this case, the theory proves to be too optimistic: The mother's condition worsens, the child is abused and is removed from the home again.
September 24, 1992 |
Saturday will see a couple of competing musical benefits in Orange County--one with a country flavor, one with a rock and folk theme. Hollywood Hoedown at Knott's Berry Farm is a Western-themed event whose entertainment roster includes Kyle Waites and the Confederacy, Wylie and the Wild West Show, the Apple Dumpling Child Cloggers and 1880 Gun Fighters (a stunt show team).
December 24, 1987 |
It takes nerve to toss a benefit five days before Christmas. On a Sunday. On a Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. But nobody was saying "Bah, humbug!" at the Rex Restaurant in Newport Beach when owners Rex and Susan Chandler staged their annual brunch for the American Red Cross. More than 250 guests paid $30 each to dine on matchstick potatoes and a seafood variation of eggs Benedict--smoked salmon (instead of the traditional Canadian bacon), and a dill-flecked hollandaise sauce.
May 6, 1993 |
Prettied up in floor-length, full-skirted white gowns and their hair meticulously coiffed, seven young women were presented Saturday during the 11th annual Debutante Charity Ball staged by the Orange County Chapter of the Links Inc., an organization of professional black women.