CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1991
Members of the Los Angeles media and two local television stations were honored by the Multi-Ethnic Coalition on Friday for demonstrating sensitivity toward the special needs of ethnic and racial groups. The coalition's top media award went to the news division of KCBS, Channel 2, for sending a local reporting team to Armenia to report on events there. Plaques also were presented to KTTV, Channel 11, and seven individuals, including reporter Ken Reich of The Times.
September 11, 1988 |
The 1984 Olympics went right when so many people here and abroad thought they would go wrong. From the inception of Los Angeles' bid for the Games in 1977, which followed closely the financially disastrous Montreal Olympics, there was strong public sentiment that an Olympics here would more likely than not lose money. Had anyone predicted that the Games would actually turn a profit of $222.7 million, as they did, he would probably have been laughed out of the city.
October 19, 1993
Contributing to coverage of the Denny case verdicts were Times staff writers Miles Corwin, Paul Feldman, Andrea Ford, Laura A. Galloway, Shawn Hubler, K. Connie Kang, Eric Malnic, Penelope McMillan, John L. Mitchell, Sonia Nazario, Jim Newton, Mack Reed, James Rainey, Kenneth Reich, Cecila Rasmussen, Carla Rivera, John Schwada, Richard Simon and Cynthia L. Viers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 2003 |
An 86-year-old man drove his car the length of the Santa Monica Farmers' Market early Wednesday afternoon, apparently reaching freeway speeds as he plowed through a crowd of terrified summer shoppers, killing at least nine people, including a 3-year-old girl. More than 50 people were hospitalized, 15 of them with critical injuries, after George Russell Weller of Santa Monica sped for 2 1/2 blocks through a market renowned as one of the region's culinary treasures.