May 24, 1990
Saying that he does not have sufficient time to campaign, Robert W. Rhee has abandoned his race for the City Council and has asked his supporters to vote for Larry Wan. Rhee, a tax accountant, becomes the second candidate to quit the race. Television game show announcer Gene Wood said he was quitting his campaign after officials at CBS expressed concern that they might have to provide air time to other candidates as a result of Wood's appearances on "Family Feud."
July 25, 1999
France--Antonietta Potter, Glendale: "Europeds, 761 Lighthouse Ave., Suite H, Monterey, Calif. 93940; telephone (800) 321-9552, fax (831) 655-4501. One-week "Provence Combo" biking and walking tour in France had fantastic tour guides and food." Cost: $2,595 per person, double occupancy; land only. New York--Ron Lesovsky, Huntington Beach: "Hotel Bedford, 118 E. 40th St., New York 10016; tel. (800) 221-6881. Well-maintained older hotel in midtown. Attentive staff. Free continental breakfast."
May 25, 2004 |
Valley Bank of Moreno Valley, a four-branch Inland Empire financial institution, agreed Tuesday to be acquired by BBVA Bancomer, Mexico's largest bank, for about $16.7 million in cash. The purchase, expected to close in the third quarter, "is a pilot program" as Bancomer looks to expand in the U.S., said Bancomer spokeswoman Julissa Bonfante. Bancomer, a subsidiary of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Spain's second-largest bank, will pay $5.
April 26, 1985
The Cal State Northridge men's doubles tennis team of Ed Charles and Robert Burns--and women's singles player Marla Reid-- advanced to the second round of the Ojai Invitational Tournament Thursday. Charles and Burns, two of eight Matador tennis team members at the tournament, won their first match by default when the Pomona-Pitzer men's doubles team they were supposed to play did not show up. Reid advanced after a bye in the first round.
May 12, 2002 |
THE GREAT PANCAKE ESCAPE By Paul Many Illustrated by Scott Goto Walker & Co.: 32 pp., $16.95 After a magician father bungles breakfast, magical hotcakes lead three hungry children on a wild chase in this rhyming tale of pancake pursuit: "We had no chance to stop them/as they leaped up on their edges,/skittered quickly out the door,/and rolled right past the hedges."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1990 |
Malibu is the kind of place where being a celebrity isn't supposed to matter. In a town where lawyers, doctors and retired schoolteachers share neighborhoods with some of the entertainment industry's biggest names, people tend to think of themselves as equals.