June 28, 1992 |
President Bush's national campaign chairman said Saturday that the resignation of Navy Secretary H. Lawrence Garrett III over alleged sexual assaults by Navy and Marine Corps pilots of women at a convention last year should make female voters appreciative of Bush's concern for women's rights. Robert A. Mosbacher said in Los Angeles that Garrett's resignation Friday--which included an admission that he failed to adequately deal with the incident at the Navy's Tailhook Assn.
September 16, 2006
Regarding "Student Body Left (Out)?" Sept. 12: Three years ago, as a USC faculty football season-ticket holder of 25 years, I with others was pushed 25 yards goal-ward to make room for new financial donors. I joked then to Gary Klein, "Soon they'll be sticking the band in the end zone and eliminating the student section." Garrett Inc. must have thought that was a good suggestion. After all, USC football is not about students, faculty, staff and regular alumni. It's about money. It's a business.
September 3, 2010 |
Warning: This is not a reliable review of "Going the Distance. " When it comes to contemporary American romantic comedy, my brain, heart and standards have been seriously compromised by "The Ugly Truth," "Did You Hear About the Morgans?", "The Bounty Hunter" and "The Back-up Plan" and many others. Too many others. The calculated sexual raunch (mostly verbal) in "Going the Distance" impedes on its hard-edged, soft-center charm, and it may be enough to throw various audience segments straight out of the thing.
March 24, 2012 |
"The Hunger Games," the teen action-adventure film that is opening to big numbers this weekend, is, without question, a parable of the Occupy Wall Street movement. It's also a cautionary tale about Big Government. And undeniably a Christian allegory about the importance of finding Jesus. Or maybe a call for campaign-finance reform? Like the Suzanne Collins bestseller on which it is based, the movie about a teenage girl fighting for her life in a televised death match in a dystopian post-apocalyptic country that has replaced America has a whiff of political content.
November 30, 1996 |
Win one for the fat man? Win one for the Holtzer? Could anyone have dreamed, even a month ago, that the 1996 college football season would come down to this? To a USC team turned upside-down by three consecutive defeats and speculation that its coach is about to be turned loose? To a Notre Dame team whose coach is walking away, virtually without explanation, from the sport's best job? Yet that's exactly how the script reads when Notre Dame (8-2) plays USC (5-6) tonight at a sold-out Coliseum.
June 26, 2012 |
HOUSTON -- An 18-year-old south Texas woman is in serious but stable condition Tuesday, and her 19-year-old girlfriend dead, after an unknown attacker shot them both at close range last weekend at a park in the Gulf Coast town of Portland. Investigators hope Mary Christine Chapa, 18, can help them find a suspect and explain the motive behind the Saturday shooting about eight miles north of Corpus Christi. Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, died from a gunshot wound to the neck, and her death has been ruled a homicide, San Patricio County Justice of the Peace Karen Diaz told the Los Angeles Times.
February 28, 1988 |
Wayne Branstetter did not know quite how to feel. For most Saturday's San Diego Section Masters wrestling meet, Branstetter, the Poway High School coach, said he felt like he was on top of the world. His team was cruising to its sixth Masters title in seven years. Guys who were not expected to be in the top four were winning. Seven Poway wrestlers made it to the finals. Poway had earned 187 1/2 points before the finals even started. But it did not receive one more point.
August 4, 2013 |
Former El Toro pitcher Garrett Mundell, who will be a junior at Fresno State, was named the pitcher of the year in the Alaska Baseball League. He had an 0.63 ERA and went 4-1. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org