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December 8, 1994
Elizabeth Glaser, who died Saturday of complications from AIDS, was best known for the speech she gave at the 1992 Democratic National Convention. However, she was equally eloquent when she told graduates of the UCLA Medical School: "I will not win all of my battles, and neither will you. But if we do our best with intelligence, compassion and love, that will be enough--it has to be enough.
September 7, 1997
I like the cool and heft of it, dull metal on the palm, And the click, the hiss, the spark fuming into flame, Boldface of fire, the rage and sway of it, raw blue at the base And a slope of gold, a touch to the packed tobacco, the tip Turned red as a warning light, blown brighter by the breath, The pull and the pump of it, and the paper's white Smoothed now to ash as the smoke draws back, drawn down To the black crust of lungs, tar and poisons in the pink, And the blood sorting it out, veins
September 15, 2000
Some were born and raised here. Others--such as the U.S. Olympic water polo teams--took up residence in Orange County while training for the 2000 Olympics.
September 10, 1996
Herbert A. Glaser has joined Edison Mission Energy in Irvine as vice president and associate general counsel. He will head the company's activities in Washington, focusing on export credit agencies and multinational development banks. Before joining the company, Glaser was with the law firms of McDermott, Will & Emery and King & Spalding in Washington. Prior to that, he served as associate general counsel and senior commercial counsel at the Overseas Private Investment Corp. * Erik D.
October 18, 1990
The Greater Los Angeles Board of the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis will hold its 16th annual Torch of Friendship awards dinner tonight at the Regent Beverly Wilshire. The event will honor Paul F. Glaser, president and chief operating officer of Quotron Systems, a subsidiary of Citicorp. Cocktails and a silent auction begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner and entertainment by Improv with music by the Step Sisters to follow. Tickets are $200 and $300 per person.
January 20, 1994
Erica Glaser Wallach, 71, who evaded Nazis in Germany, fascists in Spain and a Soviet death sentence. At the height of the Cold War, Mrs. Wallach spent five years in Communist prisons on fabricated espionage charges. She was released in 1955 after the Soviets, without explanation, declared her innocent. A nurse for the loyalist side in the Spanish civil war, she tried to flee to France after fascist Francisco Franco's victory, but was placed in an internment camp.
February 18, 2005 |
Connoisseurs of the later work of aging stars of old detective shows -- and you know who you are -- will find their cups runnething over this weekend. Paul Michael Glaser, who was Starsky of "and Hutch," headlines "Ladies Night" Saturday night on the USA Network, and Tom Selleck, once the eponymous "Magnum, P.I.," stars Sunday on CBS in "Stone Cold," taken from a novel by Robert B. Parker (author also of the "Spenser" novels, from which sprang the Robert Urich series).
April 13, 2001 |
Pease Glaser of Newport Harbor Yacht Club finished second in the Women's Match Race Invitational for the Bettina Betts Memorial Trophy Sunday off Newport Beach. Glaser, a 2000 Olympic silver medalist in the 470 class and a co-owner of the Ullman Sails loft in Newport Beach, won 13 consecutive races to win the round-robin portion of the four-day competition and advance to Sunday's final against Karen Johnson of Kitsilano Yacht Club of Vancouver, Canada.
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March 5, 2013
Donald A. Glaser Nobel Prize-winning physicist Donald A. Glaser, 86, a Nobel Prize-winning UC Berkeley physicist who invented a device called the bubble chamber, which allowed researchers to track the paths of high-energy atomic particles after collisions and which played a role in the discovery of new atomic particles, died in his sleep Thursday at his Berkeley home, the university announced. The specific cause was not given. Glaser, a longtime UC Berkeley professor of physics, as well as of molecular and cell biology, won the 1960 Nobel Prize in physics for the bubble chamber, which allowed scientists to track the movements of electrons, protons and other particles.
November 23, 2011 |
Sherry Glaser's "Family Secrets" still holds the record it earned in 1995 as the longest-running, one-person, off-Broadway show. The comedy, in which Glaser played five characters inspired by her offbeat family, got glowing reviews and won awards across the country. Skip ahead 15 years. Glaser's new show, "The Second Coming: A One-Woman Comedy of Biblical Proportions," is now playing at the Two Roads Theatre in Studio City. Over breakfast on a sultry fall Saturday, Glaser, 51, discussed her own second coming to the stage, an event she naturally ascribes, in light of her divine subject matter and the strange twists her life and career have taken, to mystical as well as material forces.