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May 13, 2011
If you go THE BEST WAY TO SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO From LAX, nonstop service to San Juan is offered on American, and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on American, Delta, US Airways, JetBlue and Continental. Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $538. Hacienda Buena Vista, (787) 722-5882, ). Tours are offered Wednesdays-Sundays. English-speaking guides lead the 1:30 p.m. groups. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.
June 14, 1992
How to express the sense of freedom I felt when I learned that Hacienda Heights would maintain its unique characteristics by not becoming a city? Hacienda Heights is truly an oasis not bound by added rules, regulations, etc. like those imposed by neighboring cities--cities that are digging into their reserves to stay afloat. We, the people, were not fooled by the political rhetoric that bombarded us at our doorsteps and visually polluted the environment. DARLENE WILLIAMS Hacienda Heights
April 21, 1991
Marsha Montemayor of Hacienda Heights, a student at Cornelia Connelly School in Anaheim, attended the 1991 National Young Leaders Conference in Washington. She was among 350 students nationwide at the conference, which was sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.
May 5, 1990 | ELENA BRUNET and Hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday (lunch); 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday (dinner); 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday (brunch) and Address: 1725 College Ave., Santa Ana and Telephone: (714) 558-1304 or (714) 494-9650 and Miscellaneous Information: Daily lunch fare features soups, quiches and sandwiches., Clipboard researched by Elena Brunet and Dallas M. Jackson / Los Angeles Times, Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times
The history behind the Hacienda Restaurant is almost as good as its award-winning margaritas and Sunday brunches. The house, which began modestly as a garage and a small apartment, was built in the 1910s by the Strange family. When the Depression hit, most of the family returned to New York, with the exception of son William, a would-be Hollywood producer.
December 14, 1996 | STEVEN HERBERT
Completing a turnaround from a three-victory season in 1995, Hacienda Heights Wilson won its first Southern Section football championship, defeating Hacienda Heights Los Altos, 34-13, in the Division VI championship game Friday night at Mt. San Antonio College. Junior quarterback Chris Ulibarri threw the first of his three touchdown passes on the Wildcats' first play, a 68-yarder to Percy Arceneaux.
While it has a celebrity-studded chain of title, this house's real claim to fame is that it is one of the few 1930s adobe-style Mexican haciendas built in the L.A. area.
October 2, 2003
I enjoyed the pictorials on haciendas ("So Simple, So Natural, So Very California" and "In the Rancho Spirit," Sept. 25). The pictures remind me so much of my parents' house. They live in a hacienda from the '20s. The house was built by the Stoody family and sat on more than 60 acres in what is now Whittier. My parents bought the home from the family estate with some of the original furnishings. It was certainly good to see a homage to some of the roots of early Californian family life.
September 3, 2006 | Dorothy Pier, Dorothy Pier lives in Los Osos. This is her first published piece of fiction.
"One of these days, Mom," Jerome told her when he phoned Sunday evening, "I've got to settle down." Images of a wedding, a wife and grandchildren spun into Polly's head. She wished she could shove her arms through the receiver and hug her son. He had always been such a loner, traipsing the world with everything he owned on his back, but somehow he'd managed to stay alive, working as a fisherman, a lifeguard and a skipper of a garbage scow.
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