January 31, 2008
"Wearing a corset should feel like a very snug embrace," corsetier Bree Wardlow says, not a waist-crushing form of torture (unless you're into that sort of thing). Whether for fetish or for fashion, the corset has never quite gone away since its post-Victorian-era demise as a wardrobe staple. In "All Laced Up: The Art of Corsetry," Wardlow will teach proper lacing technique, offer tips for choosing a corset and educate wearers about the corset's history.
January 19, 1986
J.T. Nakaoka Associates, an architectural firm specializing in office, industrial and retail buildings, has relocated form 1180 S. Beverly Drive to 1900 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
December 29, 1985
Our thanks to NBC and the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" for a marvelous Christmas gift in the form of "Love Is Never Silent." They cared enough to send the very best. Denis Moss, Mission Viejo
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1986 |
Thomas Nelson Publishers, the world's largest publisher of Bibles, has announced the formation of a division to meet the Scripture needs of Roman Catholics. Sam Moore, president and chairman of the company, said, "For years we have published books and Bibles for Catholics, yet we felt like we could be doing more. We decided with counsel from various church officials to concentrate our efforts in the form of a special publishing arm of our company."
January 9, 1986
City Manager Gregory Meyer denied this week that he gave former Fire Chief Ronald D. Simmons the go-ahead to change the wedding date on Simmons' health insurance form. Simmons, who quit last July after four years as chief, said last week that he changed his wedding date from July 28, 1979, to Sept. 8, 1984, on a health insurance enrollment form used to get coverage for his wife, Barbara Myer, after he talked to Meyer.
June 8, 1986
A new way of applying fluoride to teeth could reverse small cavities, the American Dental Assn. says. The new technique, being readied for tests on humans, makes the tooth enamel better able to react with and absorb fluoride, which prevents cavities. It could be applied the same way fluoride is applied today--in toothpaste, mouth rinses and gels, according to research chemist Laurence C. Chow of the dental association.
August 26, 1997
Contractors and subcontractors competing for Metropolitan Transportation Authority jobs totaling more than $100,000 are now required to complete a 20-page, pre-qualification form. The 37 questions on the form ask for each company's background, ownership, certifications and other information.
May 21, 1986 |
A taxpayer whose bank account is overdrawn because of an Internal Revenue Service error is eligible for reimbursement of up to $1,000, the IRS announced Tuesday. The agency said that repayment will be available to a person or business whose account is erroneously levied against to satisfy a tax liability. A claim can be made either on a new Form 8546 or Form 5646 and must be filed within a year after the taxpayer is charged with the fee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 1988
For the first time, I agree with the governor when he said, "And pretty soon, maybe we won't need to have a Legislature and a governor anymore. . . ." That is the point! We pay enormous sums for the governor and his minions and the Legislature and its retinue. A very expensive form of welfare, indeed. JOHN M. ORBAN Anaheim