CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1989
A gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire on a group of people in Watts, killing one and wounding four others during a weekend of gang violence that claimed three lives, police said Monday. At least 11 people were wounded in attacks that included a drive-by shooting in the heart of Hollywood and the kidnaping, rape and robbery of a woman in Long Beach. Five people were standing on a sidewalk at Juniper and 107th streets in Watts about 9:45 p.m.
July 28, 1989
The South Bay Stars from Carson Park play their third game of the Summer Classic baseball tournament Saturday at 10 a.m. at Salazar Park in East Los Angeles against an opponent to be named later. The single-elimination tournament is sponsored by the Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department. The Stars compete in the Tiny Division for boys born in 1979 or 1980. The team is coached by Joe Triana. His assistants are Johnny Walter, Jim Veit and Manny Carrasco.
February 19, 1997 |
The leader of the Aryan Nations in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Tuesday to plotting seven Midwest bank robberies and using the cash to further the white supremacist group's cause. Mark Thomas had pleaded not guilty Feb. 4, after he was indicted with four other men, all members or associates of the Aryan Republican Army. But his lawyer, David Maynard, said Tuesday that Thomas decided to change his plea.
July 19, 1987
Warren H. Neville, owner of Neville Associates, Riverside, has been installed as the new president of Inland Southern California Chapter 79 of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers. John C. Couturier, owner of Inland Area Appraisal Service, Riverside, is the first vice president, and Kenny G. Adams owner of Kenny G. Adams & Associates, Chino, is second vice president. Kevin McCarthy, chief appraiser at Pomona First Federal Savings & Loan is the secretary, and Robert L.
November 14, 2013 |
House Speaker John A. Boehner this week effectively declared immigration reform dead, at least for this year. “I'll make clear we have no intention ever of going to conference on the Senate bill,” the Ohio Republican said Wednesday, referring to to a bipartisan comprehensive immigration bill that cleared the Senate earlier this year. Of course, it didn't take long after Boehner made it official for the blame game to begin. What killed immigration reform? Was is the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 2003 |
Friends and relatives of the husband-and-wife filmmaking team killed in last week's crash at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market gathered Monday to remember the couple with laughter and tears, screening a few of the quirky, funny movies they left behind.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 2010 |
Los Angeles city prosecutors began notifying 439 medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday that they must shut down by June 7, when the city's ordinance to regulate the stores takes effect. It's the first step in what could be a lengthy and expensive legal battle to regain control over pot sales. The letters, which were sent to both dispensary operators and property owners, warn that violations of the city's laws are a misdemeanor and could lead to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.
October 11, 1990 |
A San Diego branch of A. R. Gurney's "Love Letters" will open Oct. 22 in the Old Globe Theatre. It will follow the pattern established elsewhere: rotating casts that change weekly, using well-recognized stars. First up are Elizabeth Montgomery and Robert Foxworth, Oct. 22-28, to be followed by Beth Howland and Charles Kimbrough (Oct. 30-Nov. 4) and Sada Thompson and Kevin McCarthy (Nov. 6-11). The run may extend into January. Old Globe subscribers may buy discounted tickets to "Love Letters."