April 16, 2010 |
No heads turned when comedian Russell Peters walked into Du-par's in Studio City this week, aside from Peters' himself as he scanned the diner's orange booths for attractive ladies. He sells out stadiums in Dubai, London, Sydney and Hong Kong. But stateside, he's just another groggy dude in a black hoodie. Even before his first cup of coffee and his cayenne pepper vitamin, though, there was a little red "on-air" light flashing behind Peters' eyes, and he was firing off antagonistic one-liners, hoping to get a rise out of his interviewer.
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March 29, 1996 |
A group of high school students played teacher Thursday, leading 125 Foothill Ranch Elementary School kindergarten students on a nature hike through Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park to study animal habitats and native foliage. For some of the youngsters, the field trip was their first experience in the wilderness and an educational one. "I learned not to touch poison ivy," said Leah Bloomanstein, 5. Said classmate Brieann Hood, 5, "I got to see plants, holes and a squirrel."
June 9, 1999
25025 Chrisanta Drive Mission Viejo 92691 (949) 837-7722 * Enrollment: 2,251 * Established: 1967 * Team name: Diablos * Newspaper: Diablo Dispatch * Principal: Marilyn McDowell * Student president: Ann Desmond * Famous alumni: Olympic swimmer Brian Goodell; 1998 Masters champion Mark O'Meara; former NBA player Bob Thorton; Columbia Space Shuttle astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria; Olympic soccer player Julie Foudy; Olympic diver Wendy Williams * Winning moments: National High School Model United
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October 26, 1996 |
President Clinton was there. So were challengers Bob Dole, Ross Perot, Harry Brown and Ralph Nader. Amid balloons, banners and bunting, a civics class at Mission Viejo High School held a mock presidential debate and rally Friday, with students portraying the candidates in the national election. Nearly 100 students took part in the rally, which included representatives from all parties, stump speeches by well-known figures such as Sen.
January 19, 2000
He's Prepared: "Former President George Bush campaigned for his son Friday at an Iowa high school. He was shot down during World War II and received a Purple Heart. There's nothing a high school can throw at him he hasn't seen before." (Argus Hamilton) High Pressure: The Weather Channel began airing its first regularly scheduled show last week. It's called "Your Weather Today." "Forecasters say there's a 50% chance it'll be canceled."