January 6, 2005
Perhaps the power of a prepositional phrase could have vaulted "New Coke of the Coca-Cola Co." to commercial success. We're kidding. We hope the Angels are too. Let this one roll off your tongue for a while -- the Los Angeles Angels ... of Anaheim. Team officials hope the new moniker will attract more national attention, more TV revenue and more corporate sponsorships by claiming a larger slice of the Los Angeles media market's 16 million people.
October 2, 1995 |
A Look at Jobs: Is Los Angeles County's job market falling apart again even as the employment situation improves overall in California? The picture may become clearer on Friday with the release of September employment statistics for both the state and the county. The August figures showed the county's always-volatile jobless rate rising to 8.6%, up from 8.4% in July and the highest level since January's 8.9%.
June 17, 1985
Player Years Stats Residence Joe Adcock 1964-66 .261 Coushatta, LA Sandy Alomar 1969-74 .243 Salinas Ken Aspromonte 1961 .223 Houston, TX Earl Averill 1961-62 .243 Auburn, WA Julio Becquer 1961 .000 Minneapolis,MN Bobby Bonds 1976-77 .264 San Carlos Ted Bowsfield 1961-62 .137 Seattle, WA Dean Chance 1961-66 74-66 Wooster, OH Tex Clevenger 1961 2-1 Porterville Paul Doyle 1970-72 3-0 Huntington Beach Ryne Duren 1961-62 8-21 Soughton, WI Tom Egan 1965-70, .186 Hacienda Heights 1974-75 .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 2004 |
Leon "Daddy Wags" Wagner, an original member of the Los Angeles Angels who held the franchise home run record for 16 years, has died. He was 69. Wagner died Sunday at his Los Angeles home of natural causes. Known for his easygoing approach to baseball and unique sense of humor, Wagner was an excellent hitter who played three seasons for the Angels, starting with their first season as an expansion team in 1961. Wagner, a native of Chattanooga, Tenn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1994
Mayor Richard Riordan and the mayor of Split, Croatia, signed an agreement Tuesday formalizing Los Angeles' latest sister city relationship. "Sister cities offer people throughout the world an opportunity to express their common desire for friendship, goodwill and cooperation," Riordan said. City Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr., a second-generation Croatian American, presided in the council chamber as Riordan and Split Mayor Nikola Grabic signed the accord.
June 28, 2005 |
In another defeat for the city of Anaheim, a state appeals court ruled Monday that the Angels can call themselves the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for the rest of the season. The 4th District Court of Appeal rejected the city's bid for an injunction that would have blocked the Angels from continuing to use the Los Angeles designation.