February 21, 2006 |
Barry and Robin Gibb, two-thirds of the Bee Gees, reunited on stage for a Miami charity concert, their first performance together since the death of brother Maurice three years ago. The Gibb brothers performed a private concert Saturday night at the Diplomat Hotel to raise money for the Diabetes Research Institute at an annual benefit for the organization, according to Paul Bloch, Barry Gibb's publicist.
May 17, 1992 |
For many Orange County executives, 1991 was a year when their pay packages came under greater shareholder scrutiny and corporate boards were cautious in handing out cash bonuses and perks. It mirrored a trend statewide of keeping executive compensation in line with a company's financial performance. Of the top 100 county executives on the list of publicly traded companies, one-third of the officers saw their cash compensation remain unchanged or had it reduced.
April 30, 1991
Actress Marla Gibbs and County Supervisor Gloria Molina will receive awards Wednesday at the first Women's Day Luncheon of the Coalition for Women's Economic Development. The luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m., will be at Lawry's California Center, 570 W. Ave. 26, Los Angeles. Gibbs will receive the Entrepreneurial Leadership Award and Molina will receive the Women's Achievement Award. Information: (213) 489-4995.
March 13, 1993
As a die-hard Washington Redskin fan, I've been in quite a few disputes with fans from Dallas, Philadelphia and New York. But all I ever had to say to restore the harmony was, "Don't you just love Joe Gibbs?" Now what am I going to do? PATTY CLOUGH Los Angeles
January 5, 2011 |
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is leaving his position to work as an outside adviser for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, an administration official said Wednesday. Gibbs is to depart in early February. A successor is to be announced within the next two weeks, the official said. Gibbs, a close confidant of Obama's going back to his time as a U.S. senator from Illinois, has for many Americans been one of the most public faces of the White House staff while holding near-daily news briefings.
April 24, 1986
The City Council, which had planned to name Richard Streng as interim city administrator, unanimously decided Saturday to give Streng the city's top appointed position on a permanent basis. Streng, 54, has worked with the city for 28 years and was assistant city administrator from 1970 to 1984. He has served the city twice in the past as interim city administrator, in 1973, and for five months before Ray Gibbs was appointed to the job in February, 1984.
January 9, 2008 |
Joe Gibbs is leaving his Washington Redskins family to spend more time with his real one. The Hall of Fame coach retired from football Tuesday, three days after the end of an emotionally trying season that included the fatal shooting of safety Sean Taylor. Gibbs, whose 2-year-old grandson was diagnosed with leukemia last January, stepped down with one year remaining on his five-year, $27.5-million contract.
December 19, 1996 |
Former Washington Redskin coach Joe Gibbs will take over as general manager and coach of the Atlanta Falcons next season, according to WJLA-TV in Washington. The station said the Falcons will name him their head coach after the season. Gibbs would replace June Jones, whose team is 3-12. Atlanta has no general manager. Gibbs, who led the Redskins to three Super Bowls in 12 years as coach, retired after the 1992 season.
February 1, 2005 |
Joe Gibbs emphatically reiterated his commitment to the Washington Redskins, quashing speculation that began with a misinterpretation of remarks he made at a NASCAR media day last week. "I signed a five-year contract when I came here," Gibbs said at a news conference Monday. "Most people sign three-year contracts. My commitment to the Redskins, I want to do every single thing I can to restore the Redskins to winning football games. "I'd say that my commitment is a minimum of five years.
May 14, 1992 |
One of the higher compliments ever paid by one coach to another was Frank Leahy's, when, in his second season at South Bend in 1942, he put the Notre Dame football team in Clark Shaughnessy's man-in-motion T-formation. Only the year before, Leahy had taken the Fighting Irish to No. 3 in the national polls in an entirely different system--a single-wing formation called the Notre Dame box. Half a century later, a similar compliment has been made by Detroit Lion Coach Wayne Fontes.