CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 9, 1988
The Los Angeles Unified School District on Thursday officially launched a 24-hour telephone information service that will use 74 brief recordings to provide encouragement and referrals on a variety of subjects, including drug abuse and AIDS prevention. The messages, recorded in English and Spanish by experts and public figures, are not designed to replace health care or counseling services but rather to help children identify problems and seek additional assistance if needed.
December 10, 2002 |
There are at least eight simple reasons you can safely skip tonight's, um, very special Christmas episode of "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" (8 p.m., ABC): 1. The series has been on for only half a season and the producers are already trotting out a Christmas episode. You do the math. 2.
September 17, 1985 |
In an effort to partially fill the increasing void left by government cutbacks in music education, the locally-based Young Musicians Foundation created the "Musical Encounters" TV series nine years ago. Normally aired for classroom use on educational station KLCS-TV, five of the half-hour programs are being shown on KCET Channel 28 this week (Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.).
September 27, 2010
SERIES Sesame Street: The long-running educational program for young children returns for another season (7 a.m. KCET; 8 a.m. KLCS; 10 a.m. KVCR). Top Gear: This car-crazy show rolls into a new season (6, 7:20 and 8:40 p.m. BBC America). Ancient X-Files: Unsolved mysteries from way, way back in the day are explored in this new series (6, 7, 9 and 10 p.m. National Geographic). The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell: The political commentator gets his own cable show (7 and 10 p.m. MSNBC)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1993 |
One student video takes a tale about a teen-ager who loses his little brother in a department store and turns it into a lesson on responsibility. Another helped students sharpen their Spanish-language skills by producing and directing a play in Spanish. Yet another explores the common bonds of the world's religions. The wide-ranging video presentations by students in Pacoima, North Hollywood and Arleta are among 48 finalists for the 1993 Video in the Classroom awards.
August 14, 1994 |
Students who live too far from a state university to attend or those who just want to study from home may now earn a master's degree in business from their living rooms. Cal State Dominguez Hills will start a program this fall that allows students to watch TV broadcasts of all 15 classes required for a master's degree in business administration. KLCS Channel 58 will air the programs. The classes will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday and Sunday starting Aug. 27.
March 1, 2001 |
Sara Dean of Hart High, a Times All-Valley softball catcher, has accepted a scholarship to Auburn. Dean batted .373 with 15 runs batted in last season. * Pitcher Meredith Cervenka of Crescenta Valley High, catcher Christina Enea of El Camino Real and infielder Sheridan Fowler of Thousand Oaks have been named to Student Sports magazine's preseason All-American team. FOOTBALL * Mark Pomerantz, coach at Van Nuys since 1995, has resigned.
June 16, 1999 |
Still procrastinating about the Y2K computer bug? Too tired from running your small business to give it much thought? Thanks to the Department of Commerce, you don't even have to get up from the couch to find out what to do. The agency, in conjunction with public television stations nationwide, has begun airing a documentary to educate small- and medium-sized business owners about the millennium computer glitch. But don't expect a sensationalized, end-is-near horror show.