October 21, 2001 |
To have lived at the start of all this--to have watched the sudden, thudding impact of those doomed planes or the impossible crumble of the world's most potent symbols of prosperity and power--is to understand on a visceral level that American life has changed, perhaps forever. True, with clenched jaws and admirable faith in the future, we all got back to work. We carried on with the business of America while beginning the grim work of recovery and retribution.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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
May 19, 2013 |
On Sunday night, Kobe Bryant announced "Kobe up Close," an Aug. 15 charity event to be held at Nokia Theatre. "I'd like to officially announce that I'm partnering with the Sports Spectacular to help eradicate homelessness," said Bryant in a pre-recorded video, aired at the Sports Spectacular 2013 gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel. "You can learn about my past, present and future," said Bryant of the event, which will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. "It's for an incredible cause.