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Marilyn Bruce Hastings and Gwen Forsythe defeated their opponents in a runoff election Tuesday for two open seats on the Seal Beach City Council. According to Hastings and other local leaders, many of whom have viewed the election as a referendum on the proposed $200-million Mola Development Corp. project, Hasting's victory over Planning Commissioner Joe Rullo reflects an anti-Mola sentiment in the city's District 1.
February 12, 1990
Fred O'Connor, Ralph Cameron and Lloyd Forsyth gained victories in their classes of the Southern California Yacht Racing Assn. Midwinter Regatta Sunday at Dana Point. California Gold, skippered by O'Connor of the Dana West Yacht Club, won the PHRF-A class. Cameron of the Dana Point Yacht Club won the PHRF Class B in his boat Raz-Ma-Daz. Forsyth, also of Dana Point, won in the non-spinnaker class with his boat Touch 'N' Go.
The pairing of director Bill Forsyth and John Sayles, this time as a screenwriter, to create the delightful "Breaking In" (opening Friday at selected theaters) seems so felicitous you wonder that it didn't happen sooner. These are both men who know when to leave well-enough alone and when the smallest grace note will set a scene tingling.
October 2, 1989 | Leslie Berkman, Times staff writer
In recent years, there has been an explosion in the development of new drugs and medical technology. In addition, competition among hospitals and managed health-care organizations has heated up. And restrictions in the government's reimbursement programs have added new pressures to the health-care industry. In this highly charged atmosphere, health-care companies are turning in greater numbers to advertising agencies to help them attract customers and get their story across.
June 4, 1989 | CATHY CURTIS
Six years ago the Joffrey Ballet sent a succession of dancers in black evening clothes slinking, blazing and flailing across the stage with the bitter energy of spurned lovers. The piece was William Forsythe's "Love Songs"--to recordings by Aretha Franklin and Dionne Warwick--and it whipped up a storm of controversy. For people used to seeing contemporary ballets that either celebrated athletic virtuosity or attempted to cash in on the neoclassic purity of George Balanchine, "Love Songs" was an aberration.
. 1/2 The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth. Read by Anthony Zerbe. Bantam (two cassettes, abridged). Like some other book publishers, Bantam is now releasing audio versions simultaneously with hard-cover print editions. Forsyth's thriller about the kidnaping in Oxford of an American President's son is a current best seller, reconfirming the author's mastery of suspenseful high-level skullduggery. The kidnaping is part of a fat-cat plot to kill an arms-reduction treaty, discredit Gorbachev, put the (fictional)
January 17, 1988 | Associated Press
About 250 civil rights activists paraded through all-white Forsyth County without incident Saturday. They retraced the route of a march halted by hecklers throwing bottles and rocks a year ago. The demonstrators sang civil rights anthems and hymns and carried signs. They were escorted by State Patrol troopers and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents. A total of 425 state and county officers policed the march, officials said. A similar procession on Jan.
August 2, 1987 | Associated Press
A march of more than 100 Ku Klux Klan members and their supporters went off without incident Saturday in this Forsyth County town, which was the site of a major civil rights demonstration earlier this year. The marchers, more than half of whom wore the white robes of the segregationist organization, paraded 1 1/2 miles to the town square, where they were met by about 35 spectators and a number of law enforcement officers.
January 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Civil rights activists will return to Forsyth County, the site of civil rights marches the last two weekends, to attend church Sunday, a spokesman said today. The Rev. Hosea Williams, a march leader, said he does not know how many people will travel the 40 miles from Atlanta to the white community of Cumming or which churches they will attend.
January 28, 1987 | CORETTA SCOTT KING, Coretta Scott King is the president of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-violent Social Change, an institution named for her late husband
On Jan. 17, 50 civil-rights marchers led by the Rev. Hosea Williams, an Atlanta city councilman, were violently attacked by the Ku Klux Klan and their sympathizers at a "March Against Fear and Intimidation" in all-white Forsyth County, Ga. Black leaders felt that they had no choice but to return to the county as soon as possible, and we scheduled a larger nonviolent march for Saturday, Jan. 24.
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