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September 6, 1990 | Times Wire Services
Tessla, the 2-year-old filly champion of England in 1988, will make her U.S. debut Saturday at Del Mar in the $75,000-added Osunitas Handicap for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the turf. "She was trained in England by Henry Cecil and was one of the favorites for the Oaks there," trainer Eddie Gregson said. "I got her last winter at Santa Anita but she got a minor shin injury." The Kentucky-bred daughter of Glint of Gold has won three of nine starts and earned $177,422.
March 22, 1998
So as the sun declines below Detroit (the lake a cool assurance of alternatives to hard dark high-rise miscellaneous) the colors of the end of light relax along the horizontal edge of this blue place with burnt sienna rose and oranges that soften into regular domestic tragedies of night without a lover's willing face to stop the desperation of the chase for daytime stars that glint and blur and mix and lift like mica sprinkling on a concrete hierogylph of altered space where by himself a young
January 22, 2013 | By Steve Carney
Every year when KOST-FM (103.5) switches to nonstop holiday music, its ratings boost makes other stations look as weak and wan as Charlie Brown's Christmas tree. This season, KOST's audience figures came in as large and gaudy as the pink aluminum tree of Lucy's dreams. During the holidays, KOST claimed 10.2% of the Los Angeles-Orange County listening audience ages 6 and older, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Arbitron ratings service. That crushed second-place KIIS-FM (102.7)
February 7, 2013 | By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times
Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life. For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert summers at St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo, where he made "cookies," his name for the folksy porcelain plaques he designed depicting angels, saints and biblical scenes. "For six months of the year, I'm a serious artist," he told The Times in 1986, "and for six months a year, I play with dolls.
February 13, 1987 | ROSE-MARIE TURK
There was something for everyone: style, show-biz flair, camaraderie, nostalgia, friendly competition and, above all, a somber reminder of the times in which we live. Organized by members of the California fashion industry, the event was held last Friday night at the Century Plaza Hotel to benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles.
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