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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1988
More than 100 educators, students, business and civic leaders packed the top floor of the First Interstate Bank building in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday to kick off the "Just Say No" program designed to establish a drug awareness club in every elementary school in the county.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 1991 | ANITA M. CAL
Former first lady Nancy Reagan brought her anti-drug campaign to Danbrook Elementary School on Tuesday, telling a room full of youngsters that spurning drugs "is now a way of living." Reagan was joined by actress Alley Mills of television's "The Wonder Years" at an assembly on the Anaheim campus. Reagan is the honorary chairperson of "Just Say No" International. In a speech, Reagan told the children that they can succeed only if they avoid drugs. "You can fly as high as your wings can take you .
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NEWS
September 2, 1988
Joan Brann, the founder of the "Just Say No" anti-drug movement, has shut down the Oakland office and resigned from the national organization in a dispute with its new leaders. The discord started in February when W. W. Abbott, senior vice president of Procter & Gamble, became chairman of the Just Say No Foundation's national board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1990 | MARY HELEN BERG
When 50 students from Jordan Elementary School's "Just Say No" club meet privately this week with former First Lady Nancy Reagan, one parent will be particularly proud. Last year, Donna Weber of East Orange single-handedly launched the group which has been named Orange County's "exemplary club" for 1990. Reagan, national honorary chairwoman for "Just Say No," will attend a special school assembly at Jordan on Thursday and then will meet with club members to answer questions.
NEWS
August 13, 1988 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
Procter & Gamble has exploited First Lady Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" campaign by using it to sell soap and other products and by claiming exclusive marketing rights to one of the program's anti-drug efforts, a New York congressman and two former program officials charged Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1990
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan will visit Jordan Elementary School on April 26 to launch national "Just Say No" week. She will also be honoring the school's anti-drug club, which was chosen as Orange County's "highlighted" club for 1990. Nancy Reagan will speak at a short assembly for the school's 450 students, as well as talk privately to 50 members of the "Just Say No" club, said school Principal Forrest Shattuck. Club members are in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1990 | MARY HELEN BERG
When 50 students from Jordan Elementary School's "Just Say No" club meet privately this week with former First Lady Nancy Reagan, one parent will be particularly proud. Last year, Donna Weber of East Orange single-handedly launched the group which has been named Orange County's "exemplary club" for 1990. Reagan, national honorary chairwoman for "Just Say No," will attend a special school assembly at Jordan on Thursday and then will meet with club members to answer questions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 1991 | ANITA M. CAL
Former first lady Nancy Reagan brought her anti-drug campaign to Danbrook Elementary School on Tuesday, telling a room full of youngsters that spurning drugs "is now a way of living." Reagan was joined by actress Alley Mills of television's "The Wonder Years" at an assembly on the Anaheim campus. Reagan is the honorary chairperson of "Just Say No" International. In a speech, Reagan told the children that they can succeed only if they avoid drugs. "You can fly as high as your wings can take you .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 1988
The Just Say No Foundation, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., has been making a nationwide push this week to spread its anti-drug message to children ages 7 to 14. Carol Edmonston, president of the foundation's Orange County organizing committee, brought along children from Laguna Road School in Fullerton on Friday to talk to fourth- and fifth-grade students from the La Mirada-Norwalk school district about signing their own pledge cards to "just say no" to drugs.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 20, 1988 | KEVIN THOMAS, Compiled by Terry Atkinson
Rickety, violent star vehicle for Whoopi Goldberg, cast as an LAPD undercover detective and anti-drug crusader. Whoopi is fun but the film is so ramshackle and ludicrous that it self-destructs. Sam Elliott has a nothing role as Goldberg's leading man. (MGM/UA will donate 50 cents to the anti-drug Just Say No Foundation for each copy of "Fatal Beauty" purchased by video retailers.)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1990
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan will visit Jordan Elementary School on April 26 to launch national "Just Say No" week. She will also be honoring the school's anti-drug club, which was chosen as Orange County's "highlighted" club for 1990. Nancy Reagan will speak at a short assembly for the school's 450 students, as well as talk privately to 50 members of the "Just Say No" club, said school Principal Forrest Shattuck. Club members are in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades, he said.
NEWS
September 2, 1988
Joan Brann, the founder of the "Just Say No" anti-drug movement, has shut down the Oakland office and resigned from the national organization in a dispute with its new leaders. The discord started in February when W. W. Abbott, senior vice president of Procter & Gamble, became chairman of the Just Say No Foundation's national board.
NEWS
August 13, 1988 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
Procter & Gamble has exploited First Lady Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" campaign by using it to sell soap and other products and by claiming exclusive marketing rights to one of the program's anti-drug efforts, a New York congressman and two former program officials charged Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1988
More than 100 educators, students, business and civic leaders packed the top floor of the First Interstate Bank building in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday to kick off the "Just Say No" program designed to establish a drug awareness club in every elementary school in the county.
NEWS
May 7, 1987
A reggae concert May 24 in King Harbor will benefit two local organizations that help youths overcome and avoid drug problems. The City Council this week approved the benefit, which is expected to raise $2,000 to $3,000 for Project Touch, a South Bay program for youths with drug-related problems, and the local chapter of the Just Say No Foundation, which offers counseling and other services to youths.
SPORTS
March 2, 1989
A grand prix-style race involving sprint karts and gear-shift karts will be held in Huntington Beach on March 11-12 at the Huntington Beach City Beach. The championship pro-am, which is the featured race, will be held March 12. The first of two heats, for drivers 17-25, begins at 1 p.m. There will be a $2,000 first prize. The entry fee is $50. Also featured is an amateur race for drivers 12-15. The winner will receive $750 in the form of a college scholarship. The entry fee is $25.
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