September 13, 2005 |
His name is Alex. He is 13 years old. And when he reaches 35, he stands to inherit an estate now valued at about $400 million. This L.A. golden child is the only son of Mark Hughes, the late founder of Herbalife International, a maker of nutritional supplements. Hughes' death at age 44 on May 21, 2000, made Alex the sole beneficiary of a vast trust. The multimillionaire died of a lethal combination of alcohol and an antidepressant after a drinking binge. The death was deemed accidental.
July 2, 1992 |
A law that requires a minor seeking an abortion to notify a parent or legal guardian took effect Wednesday in Kansas.
September 29, 1997 |
Almost five years ago, Amy Waldroop came as close as she ever has to realizing her dream of having a carefree, normal life. She was about to graduate from Villa Park High School and had been offered a scholarship to UCLA, thanks to her stellar performances in the classroom and on the track team. Then Waldroop was called into a school administrator's office. She was told social workers were planning to remove her younger siblings from their grandmother's home.
July 30, 2006 |
Millionaire philanthropist and high-society queen Brooke Astor was released from a hospital, several days after being admitted amid a family dispute over whether she was being neglected by her son. Astor, 104, left the Lenox Hill Hospital about 1 p.m., said a spokesman for Annette de la Renta, Oscar de la Renta's wife, who has been appointed as Astor's temporary legal guardian. Astor was reported to be "dramatically" improved and up and walking.
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September 23, 1999 |
Can you sound like a flushing toilet? If so, you could win up to $1,000 in the Fluidmaster Flush Off competition. Contestants can enter by calling (714) 573-4409 and leaving a sample audition. Finalists will compete Oct. 13 at the Fluidmaster headquarters in San Juan Capistrano. Winners must be willing to perform for radio and television spots, and winners younger than 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
January 23, 1992
The Corona del Mar boys' soccer team, ranked fourth in Orange County, has forfeited 10 victories and a tie because of the use of an ineligible player, Athletic Director Jerry Jelnick said Wednesday. The ineligibility, involving a transfer starter who wasn't living with his legal guardian, was discovered Friday. He didn't play in the Sea Kings' 1-0 Sea View League victory over Saddleback. With the forfeit losses, the Sea Kings' record drops from 10-2-1 to 1-12. They are 1-1 in league play.