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June 13, 1998 | LEE HARRIS
Here's the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend's public-affairs programs: Today "Saturday Journal": Kim Parker of Pew Research Center, 5 a.m. C-SPAN. "Today": Insect bite protection; choosing a retirement date; day care for children; "Chicago" cast performs, 5 a.m. (4)(39). "Evans & Novak": Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), 2:30 p.m., repeats Sunday 7 a.m. CNN. "Reliable Sources": Frank Rich, New York Times; Jim Warren, Chicago Tribune, 3:30 p.m. CNN. "Capital Gang": Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.
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March 29, 2000 | From Associated Press
A 77-year-old woman lay in critical condition Tuesday after being stung more than 500 times by a swarm of killer bees. The woman, whose name was not released, was attacked while walking along a street a few blocks from her Las Vegas home, Fire Department spokesman Tim Szymanski said. He said the bees may have been drawn to something in a bag she was carrying. Firefighters wearing special gear doused the woman with water to get about 200 bees off her.
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NEWS
November 1, 1999 | TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They've been found as far north as Oxnard--where an unsuspecting landfill worker couldn't lift a utility box lid because their hive was so large, and as far south as San Diego--the random catch by a net-wielding entomologist near an elementary school.
NEWS
November 1, 1999 | TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They've been found as far north as Oxnard--where an unsuspecting landfill worker couldn't lift a utility box lid because their hive was so large, and as far south as San Diego--the random catch by a net-wielding entomologist near an elementary school.
NEWS
December 25, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what his family says is nothing short of a miracle, Anders Bjella came home from the hospital Saturday, just in time for his second Christmas. The 13-month-old son of Ross and Diane Bjella of Costa Mesa was near death after being stung repeatedly by a scorpion at a Mexican resort Dec. 18. "It's a very happy Christmas," his mother, Diane Bjella, said soon after arriving at the family's home, which friends had decorated. "He has his spirit back. He looks like himself again."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1994 | KEN ELLINGWOOD
The parents of a 13-month-old Costa Mesa boy who nearly died of a scorpion sting in Mexico last weekend said he is recovering quickly. "The little guy is a miracle story," Diane Bjella said on Tuesday, a day after her son, Anders, was flown by an ambulance jet from Puerto Vallarta to Children's Hospital in San Diego. "He's breathing on his own. The brain looks good," she said from the hospital. "Everything's being monitored closely."
NEWS
September 6, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
New York City officials have confirmed that a second elderly Queens resident has died from an outbreak of St. Louis encephalitis, a virus transmitted by mosquitoes. Officials had suspected that the infection caused the 87-year-old woman's death last week but did not know for sure until Saturday, said Sandra Mullin, spokeswoman for the city Department of Health. An 80-year-old man died last week from the virus, officials said. Five others believed to be infected were receiving medical attention.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 25, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what his family says is nothing short of a miracle, little Anders Bjella came home from the hospital Saturday, just in time for his second Christmas. * The 13-month-old son of Ross and Diane Bjella of Costa Mesa was near death after being stung repeatedly by a scorpion at a Mexican resort Dec. 18. "It's a very happy Christmas," his mother said soon after arriving at the family's home, which friends had decked with balloons and a large Christmas tree. "He has his spirit back.
SPORTS
October 13, 1995 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To know Joe Ulate is to know perhaps the unluckiest high school football player in the region. The Littlerock High offensive lineman has been plagued with so many unusual ailments--causing him to miss more games than he has played--that Coach Jim Bauer says he is snake bitten. Actually, Ulate has been spider-bitten. The 6-foot-2, 260-pound senior was bitten in August by a poisonous brown recluse.
NEWS
March 29, 2000 | From Associated Press
A 77-year-old woman lay in critical condition Tuesday after being stung more than 500 times by a swarm of killer bees. The woman, whose name was not released, was attacked while walking along a street a few blocks from her Las Vegas home, Fire Department spokesman Tim Szymanski said. He said the bees may have been drawn to something in a bag she was carrying. Firefighters wearing special gear doused the woman with water to get about 200 bees off her.
NEWS
September 6, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
New York City officials have confirmed that a second elderly Queens resident has died from an outbreak of St. Louis encephalitis, a virus transmitted by mosquitoes. Officials had suspected that the infection caused the 87-year-old woman's death last week but did not know for sure until Saturday, said Sandra Mullin, spokeswoman for the city Department of Health. An 80-year-old man died last week from the virus, officials said. Five others believed to be infected were receiving medical attention.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1999
An elderly man who was a longtime beekeeper was stung about 50 times by bees Tuesday and taken to a hospital, where he was unconscious and on a respirator, authorities said. Virgil Foster, 83, was attacked by some of the bees he kept in his backyard when he bumped their quarters while mowing the lawn at 4803 Autry Ave. about 2 p.m., said Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Wayne Chaney.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 13, 1998 | LEE HARRIS
Here's the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend's public-affairs programs: Today "Saturday Journal": Kim Parker of Pew Research Center, 5 a.m. C-SPAN. "Today": Insect bite protection; choosing a retirement date; day care for children; "Chicago" cast performs, 5 a.m. (4)(39). "Evans & Novak": Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), 2:30 p.m., repeats Sunday 7 a.m. CNN. "Reliable Sources": Frank Rich, New York Times; Jim Warren, Chicago Tribune, 3:30 p.m. CNN. "Capital Gang": Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.
SPORTS
October 13, 1995 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To know Joe Ulate is to know perhaps the unluckiest high school football player in the region. The Littlerock High offensive lineman has been plagued with so many unusual ailments--causing him to miss more games than he has played--that Coach Jim Bauer says he is snake bitten. Actually, Ulate has been spider-bitten. The 6-foot-2, 260-pound senior was bitten in August by a poisonous brown recluse.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 25, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what his family says is nothing short of a miracle, little Anders Bjella came home from the hospital Saturday, just in time for his second Christmas. * The 13-month-old son of Ross and Diane Bjella of Costa Mesa was near death after being stung repeatedly by a scorpion at a Mexican resort Dec. 18. "It's a very happy Christmas," his mother said soon after arriving at the family's home, which friends had decked with balloons and a large Christmas tree. "He has his spirit back.
NEWS
December 25, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what his family says is nothing short of a miracle, Anders Bjella came home from the hospital Saturday, just in time for his second Christmas. The 13-month-old son of Ross and Diane Bjella of Costa Mesa was near death after being stung repeatedly by a scorpion at a Mexican resort Dec. 18. "It's a very happy Christmas," his mother, Diane Bjella, said soon after arriving at the family's home, which friends had decorated. "He has his spirit back. He looks like himself again."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1999
An elderly man who was a longtime beekeeper was stung about 50 times by bees Tuesday and taken to a hospital, where he was unconscious and on a respirator, authorities said. Virgil Foster, 83, was attacked by some of the bees he kept in his backyard when he bumped their quarters while mowing the lawn at 4803 Autry Ave. about 2 p.m., said Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Wayne Chaney.
TRAVEL
August 11, 1985
Having just returned from a month in France, I didn't read Dr. Karl Neumann's article on insect bites (June 9) until now. As a well-bitten travel agent I would like to add my own, never-fail advice, which I give to all of my clients. Take along vitamin E capsules which, when punctured and applied to the bite, totally relieves itching. ROZELLE ZELDIN Wilshire Travel Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1994 | KEN ELLINGWOOD
The parents of a 13-month-old Costa Mesa boy who nearly died of a scorpion sting in Mexico last weekend said he is recovering quickly. "The little guy is a miracle story," Diane Bjella said on Tuesday, a day after her son, Anders, was flown by an ambulance jet from Puerto Vallarta to Children's Hospital in San Diego. "He's breathing on his own. The brain looks good," she said from the hospital. "Everything's being monitored closely."
TRAVEL
August 11, 1985
Having just returned from a month in France, I didn't read Dr. Karl Neumann's article on insect bites (June 9) until now. As a well-bitten travel agent I would like to add my own, never-fail advice, which I give to all of my clients. Take along vitamin E capsules which, when punctured and applied to the bite, totally relieves itching. ROZELLE ZELDIN Wilshire Travel Los Angeles
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