January 26, 2003 |
To TV news viewers nationwide, Montgomery County, Md., Police Chief Charles Moose was a sturdy, commanding presence in the whirl of a storm -- the tight-lipped, square-jawed lawman who was the public face of October's Washington-area sniper manhunt. Now the crisis that made him a household name is offering the temptation of cash.
March 2, 2006 |
James K. Hahn has found a new calling: real estate entrepreneur. The former Los Angeles mayor plans to use his political experience and connections in a new post as chief executive of a planned $800-million fund intended to help create affordable housing and other developments around transportation hubs such as rail stations. The fund is being launched by Chadwick Saylor & Co.
May 1, 2000 |
Let's cut to the chase. His name is Hawk. For most of his life, he was known in Hollywood as Howard W. Koch Jr., working his way up the career ladder on such notable films as "The Way We Were," "Rosemary's Baby," "Chinatown," "Barefoot in the Park" and "Heaven Can Wait," then co-producing films like "Gorky Park," "The Pope of Greenwich Village" and "The Keep." But as the son and namesake of veteran filmmaker and onetime Paramount Pictures studio chief Howard W.
January 30, 1987 |
Attending a basketball game recently, Bill and Marla Rust entered enclosed box seats with their own key, sat with friends on comfortable chairs and ate hamburgers delivered by waiters. "It was great," said Bill Rust, a Sylmar businessman. "You could see everything. Nobody (in the crowd) was bugging you. The seats were comfortable. You couldn't ask for anything better."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 1994 |
It is the Achilles heel of the city: the perception that Inglewood is a dangerous place. Inglewood is home to the Forum--where the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team and Kings hockey team play--and to the Hollywood Park horse-racing track. But for years, especially since the movie "Grand Canyon" in 1991 painted the city as a dangerous place, some tourists and Southland residents have been afraid to come here for fear of becoming crime victims.
January 8, 1994 |
La Cadena Deportiva, the nation's first Spanish-language sports cable network, is attempting to change the way Latinos watch television. During the last decade, cable television has become a staple in the lives of more than 50% of Southern Californians.
June 7, 1990
Cal Poly Pomona forward Niki Bracken, who helped the Broncos to a third-place finish at the NCAA Division II women's basketball tournament, has been named the 1989-90 California Collegiate Athletic Assn. female athlete of the year. The 6-foot-2 Bracken also was named CCAA player of the year and was selected to the Kodak Division II All-America team for the second season in a row.
November 11, 1991 |
The Bush Administration is considering naming former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Earvin (Magic) Johnson to the National Commission on AIDS, The Times has learned. He would fill the vacancy on the commission left by the recent death from AIDS of Belinda Mason. Health and Human Services Secretary Louis W. Sullivan is said to be enthusiastic about the idea and is expected to lobby the White House to make the appointment, knowledgeable sources said Sunday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1985 |
Candice, a 16-year-old Phineas Banning High School 11th-grader, said she started smoking marijuana in the second grade, graduated to alcohol shortly afterward and had her first "hit" of cocaine at age 10, courtesy of the family for whom she baby-sat. Her friend, Christina, also 16, said her introduction to marijuana and alcohol came later--at 13. Another friend, Ann, whose brother is a marijuana dealer, said she prefers alcohol.