CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 2010 |
Newly divorced from a studio executive, Edith Reich needed a job in the early 1960s. She found one, and her future, at Musso & Frank Grill, Hollywood's oldest restaurant. Hired as a cashier-hostess, she soon married Charles Carissimi, whose family had co-owned the establishment -- famous as a literary haunt -- since the 1920s. When he died in 1969, their marriage was 6 years old, the restaurant 50. She was 55 and spent much of the next four decades managing Musso & Frank, in turn becoming something of a Hollywood institution herself.
June 23, 1994 |
Each year only one children's bookseller and one general or college bookseller are selected by a jury of book industry professionals to receive the prestigious Lucile Pannel Award sponsored by the Women's National Book Assn. This year, Jody Fickes, owner of Adventures for Kids in Ventura, was presented the award at the American Booksellers Assn. convention on Memorial Day weekend in Los Angeles.
September 2, 2010 |
Defending Pac-5 Division champion Anaheim Servite sent a message Thursday in its season opener against Oceanside that the toughness and intensity seen during its 2009 championship season are back. The Friars forced four first-half turnovers and six overall in rolling to a 31-7 victory over Oceanside at Orange Coast College. It was the first time two defending state bowl winners had met in a season opener, with Oceanside having won the Division I bowl and Servite the Division II champion.
December 4, 2010 |
After Anaheim Servite had held off Mission Hills Alemany, 28-21, Saturday night in a Pac-5 Division semifinal game at Cerritos College, there was agreement by both sides that in defeat, Alemany quarterback Vernon Adams was simply marvelous. "I think he's a darn good player," Servite Coach Troy Thomas said. Adams rushed for 153 yards and completed 19 of 34 passes for 273 yards and two touchdowns. But Servite (13-0) made the big plays when it counted to earn a spot in next Saturday's Pac-5 final against Mission Viejo (13-0)
August 31, 2005 |
Since Hurricane Katrina roared ashore, National Guard troops from Gulf Coast states serving in Iraq have followed the disaster, worried about families and friends back home. "It's a significant emotional event. Their families are on the forefront of the disaster," said Lt. Col. Jordan Jones of the 141st Field Artillery of the Louisiana National Guard. "They're all watching TV, and some have seen their neighborhoods completely submerged in water." Jones, from Luling, La.