October 15, 1986 |
A family's search for a lost dog, which has included a $9,000 reward, a helicopter sweep and wanted posters, has turned this small farming town into a posse of treasure hunters. "I've heard jokes that people are going to go buy a (Great) Dane and paint it the right colors," Police Cmdr. Vern Gardner said this week. "Everyone's heard about it."
October 25, 1996 |
A man and his dog dressed as reptiles with matching gecko suits won this year's Key West pet/owner look-alike contest. About 75 pets competed in the Wednesday night event, one of the zaniest and most popular of the island's nine-day Halloween Fantasy Fest. Echo Grey and her great Dane, Jagger, wearing outfits of painted zebra stripes and little else, took the prize for the most exotic costume.
September 23, 1998 |
Dan and Michelle Black work in separate cities--Garden Grove and Long Beach--and were looking for a home that wasn't too far from either. "We were looking for just a few months," Michelle said, "but we were getting very discouraged. Prices were going up in the neighborhood that we wanted." Dan, 35, an auto technician, and Michelle, 34, an aerospace worker for Boeing, have a 6-year-old son, Nick. And they have a not-small dog named Petey--half Labrador retriever and Great Dane.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 31, 2007
Hours: Noon to midnight. Location: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Children age 12 and under admitted free all day. $20 unlimited ride wristband sold until 5 p.m. Ride until 8 p.m. More information: www.ocfair.com or (714) 708-3247 -- All day: Close to My Heart Scrapbooking and Orange County Night Spinners Guild All day: Ultimate sand sculpture Noon: Gummy-wormed apple contest 1 p.m.: Great Dane Baking Co. by Tina Warner (until 3:30 p.m.) 2:30 p.m.: Ceramics demonstration 3 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1997 |
Fearing that coyotes are becoming more aggressive, the City Council has decided to go on the offensive. The council voted Tuesday to begin trapping the animals in Villa Park after hearing a resident's report of two coyote attacks on domestic dogs, including a Great Dane, in as many days. Villa Park residents took the news as evidence that coyotes had become bolder and that the city should respond in kind. Mayor Barry L.
October 29, 2002 |
A failing student gunned down and killed three of his nursing professors at the University of Arizona on Monday morning, calmly opening fire on two of them in front of a roomful of horrified exam-takers, police said. The gunman then ordered the students out of the classroom and committed suicide. More than 20 students witnessed two of the shootings, some of them hiding under desks while others fled the fourth-floor classroom, screaming and sobbing, police said.
February 28, 2013 |
Ancient Egyptians were vexed by it, using sulfur to dry it out. Shakespeare wrote of its "bubukles, and whelks, and knobs, and flames o' fire. " Today, acne plagues us still. Doctors can cure some cancers and transplant vital organs like hearts, but they still have trouble getting rid of the pimples and splotches that plague 85% of us at some time in our lives - usually, when we're teenagers and particularly sensitive about the way we look. But new research hints that there's hope for zapping zits in the future, thanks to advances in genetic research.
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June 2, 1991 |
Brad Anderson has a 37-year-old dog. "Dogs never live that long, but this one did. He's been feeding me all these years," allowed Anderson. His dog's name is Marmaduke. Marmaduke lives in Anderson's imagination but touches the lives of millions of people from all walks of life every day all over America and much of the world. The dog is the lovable, mischievous, unpredictable, huge great Dane in Anderson's daily cartoon panel and Sunday comic strip appearing in more than 500 newspapers.
June 17, 2003 |
Though Jane Smiley's bestselling new novel is set in the Reagan era, it couldn't be more timely, with its tale of boomtime temptation and the suckering of Middle Americans. Its title is punchy. Its characters are tenderly written. Its sex scenes are hotter than you'd expect from a 53-year-old former Iowa English professor.