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February 1, 1991 | LESLIE HERZOG
Jo Caines: She's Scaled Lots of Mountains When Jo Caines was about 16, a band played at her Atlantic City high school every day at lunchtime. The whites danced on the cafeteria floor. The blacks stayed in the balcony and never came down. One day, Caines got mad. "I went up there and yelled, 'Why are you here? Nobody told you to stay here. You have every right to be down there. Exercise your rights. No one is doing this to you--you're doing it to yourselves!' " It took a few days, she said, but gradually the black students began to come down.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2000
In its first-ever presentation of Aristeia Awards, PBS-affiliate KOCE honored community leaders in three categories at a benefit dinner last week at the Four Seasons hotel in Newport Beach. Jo Caines received an award named in her honor--The Jo Caines Expanding Minds Award. Caines, 71, of Orange, is director of community relations and outreach at the station and her extensive community involvement includes sitting on eight boards of directors and membership in more than 30 other organizations.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 2000 | LYNN O'DELL
Jo Caines is an old hand at picking up awards--the one she is scheduled to receive at tonight's Aristeia Awards gala in Newport Beach will be her 60th. But this one, KOCE's first major service award, is special. The Jo Caines Expanding Minds Award bears her name. "It's so funny to get awards for doing things you really enjoy. I get so much out of just doing it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 2000 | LYNN O'DELL
Jo Caines is an old hand at picking up awards--the one she is scheduled to receive at tonight's Aristeia Awards gala in Newport Beach will be her 60th. But this one, KOCE's first major service award, is special. The Jo Caines Expanding Minds Award bears her name. "It's so funny to get awards for doing things you really enjoy. I get so much out of just doing it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2000
In its first-ever presentation of Aristeia Awards, PBS-affiliate KOCE honored community leaders in three categories at a benefit dinner last week at the Four Seasons hotel in Newport Beach. Jo Caines received an award named in her honor--The Jo Caines Expanding Minds Award. Caines, 71, of Orange, is director of community relations and outreach at the station and her extensive community involvement includes sitting on eight boards of directors and membership in more than 30 other organizations.
NEWS
September 18, 1987 | MARYLOUISE OATES
"I hate coming to these luncheons," businesswoman Lucie Bava kidded at the start of the Women For awards. "Look at these resumes." A longtime activist with the National Organization for Women, Bava wasn't kidding about the impressiveness of the resumes. Indeed, for the eighth year--starting with a small lunch in somebody's home and now selling out at the Beverly Hills' Crystal Room--Women For has brought together an extraordinary panel of awardees.
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May 29, 1995 | ANN CONWAY
Calling her a "woman of tremendous opportunity," business consultant Betsy Sanders presented Jo Caines with the Amelia Earhart Award last week at a gala luncheon sponsored by the Women's Opportunities Center at UC Irvine. The award is given annually to a person whose leadership and commitment to the Orange County community enhance the lives of women.
NEWS
August 21, 1987
Nine women will be honored for their contributions to the advancement of the status of women at the Women of Achievement luncheon of Women For: at noon Sept. 16 in the Crystal Room of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Honorees will be attorney Gloria Allred; Jo Caines, director of community relations, KOCE-TV; actress Susan Clark; Laura Lake, professor, UCLA School of Public Health; cinematographer Brianne Murphy; businesswoman Laura Balverde-Sanchez; consumer specialist Sylvia M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 18, 1987
The director of community relations for KOCE, the county's public television station, will be honored this week by the Orange County Urban League. Jo Caines, who has volunteered her services to several causes over the last 20 years, will receive the Henry A. Talbert Award at the league's fourth annual banquet Thursday night. Los Angeles Rams Coach John Robinson will be the keynote speaker for the festivities at The Westin South Coast Plaza hotel in Costa Mesa.
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March 6, 1986
The YWCA of South Orange County will honor eight women for excellence in achievement at its annual awards dinner Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel, 666 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa. The women being recognized are: for business and community service, Harriet A. Harris, chairman of the board at Ridgewood Development Co.; for education, Grayce M.
NEWS
May 29, 1995 | ANN CONWAY
Calling her a "woman of tremendous opportunity," business consultant Betsy Sanders presented Jo Caines with the Amelia Earhart Award last week at a gala luncheon sponsored by the Women's Opportunities Center at UC Irvine. The award is given annually to a person whose leadership and commitment to the Orange County community enhance the lives of women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1991 | LESLIE HERZOG
Jo Caines: She's Scaled Lots of Mountains When Jo Caines was about 16, a band played at her Atlantic City high school every day at lunchtime. The whites danced on the cafeteria floor. The blacks stayed in the balcony and never came down. One day, Caines got mad. "I went up there and yelled, 'Why are you here? Nobody told you to stay here. You have every right to be down there. Exercise your rights. No one is doing this to you--you're doing it to yourselves!' " It took a few days, she said, but gradually the black students began to come down.
NEWS
September 18, 1987 | MARYLOUISE OATES
"I hate coming to these luncheons," businesswoman Lucie Bava kidded at the start of the Women For awards. "Look at these resumes." A longtime activist with the National Organization for Women, Bava wasn't kidding about the impressiveness of the resumes. Indeed, for the eighth year--starting with a small lunch in somebody's home and now selling out at the Beverly Hills' Crystal Room--Women For has brought together an extraordinary panel of awardees.
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January 15, 1990 | LYNN SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a Friday evening in 1963, a couple from a neighborhood in Orange phoned Los Angeles residents Ken and Jo Caines and asked to visit. The couple arrived, accepted a cup of coffee and offered the Caineses $500 not to move to their block. It wasn't prejudice, the visitors explained nervously.
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