CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 25, 1997
It began as an example of sloppy journalism and exploded into an intensely emotional outpouring of patriotic protest, before being put to rest by a cold recital of facts. Insight magazine, published by the Washington Times Inc., last week alleged that the Clinton administration had bent the rules to allow favored Democratic political contributors to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. The story named no names.
September 5, 1990
San Diego State defeated previously unbeaten UC San Diego, 15-6, 15-9, 15-11, in the title match of the San Diego city women's volleyball championships at the M. Larry Lawrence Jewish Community Center Tuesday. SDSU (4-0) was led by Gracy Schutt's 13 kills and Kim Lester's 10 digs. UCSD fell to 9-1. To get to the championship match, SDSU defeated USD, 15-11, 15-13, 15-8, behind Angela Martin's 23 kills and 11 digs. USD is 2-2. In the other semifinal, UCSD defeated U.S.
October 4, 1990
Charles Adair, a sophomore transfer from San Diego State, scored with 4 minutes 8 seconds remaining to lift the University of San Diego men's soccer team to a 2-1 nonconference victory over Cal Wednesday at USD. USD (7-1-4) returned to its winning ways after losing for the first time Friday, 2-0, to San Francisco, which snapped the Toreros' 13-match unbeaten streak dating back to last season.
October 10, 1989
Six San Diego-area residents showed up on Forbes magazine's list of the nation's 400 wealthiest individuals released Monday. John T. Walton, 44, the wealthiest among San Diegans listed with a net worth of $1.8 billion, was added to the Forbes list this year. He is the son of Wal-Mart Stores chairman Sam Walton, who this year divided his immense fortune into five shares of $1.8 billion each, keeping one share and giving the other four to his children.
October 14, 1986 |
Six San Diegans are included in the list of the nation's 400 wealthiest citizens as compiled by Forbes Magazine. Three women top the San Diego contingent. Joan Kroc, owner of the San Diego Padres and widow of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc, ranked highest among the local entrants, with an estimated net worth of $640 million, up from $525 million in the previous Forbes ranking.
May 19, 1993 |
Collectors of presidential trivia take note: Bill Clinton became the 14th chief executive to stay at the Hotel del Coronado on Monday when he checked into the Summit Suite overlooking the wide Pacific. By presidential request, the room had a humidifier (good for the voice), a bowl of bananas (chock-full of potassium) and a six-pack of Arkansas mineral water (non-carbonated, please). On Tuesday morning, Clinton left the 691-room hotel to go jogging with Rep.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1988 |
Walls outside the M. Larry Lawrence Jewish Community Center in La Jolla were defaced with swastikas early Wednesday, in what authorities say is the latest incident in a spate of anti-Semitic vandalism in San Diego. Two swastikas and a "couple of statements anti-Jewish in nature" were scrawled in gray paint on walls outside the center on the 4100 block of Executive Drive, San Diego police spokesman Bill Robinson said. The building's walls were defaced with swastikas Feb. 12.
April 11, 1989 |
In the wake of his arrest on money-laundering charges, Richard T. Silberman was replaced Monday as chief executive officer of financially troubled Yuba Natural Resources, the company announced. Meanwhile, to many observers, the operations of Yuba Natural Resources remain as murky as the Yuba River. The dealings of the mining company that owns 9,900 acres along that waterway in Northern California are difficult to comprehend as outlined in its public disclosures. What is apparent, however, apart from Silberman's problems, is Yuba's potentially crushing liquidity crisis.
April 18, 1989 |
M. Larry Lawrence, a major Yuba Natural Resources shareholder and owner of the Hotel del Coronado, lent the troubled company an undisclosed sum of money "for general business purposes" last week, Yuba acknowledged Monday, feeding speculation that the company is desperate for cash. On April 10, Lawrence filed a notice of a lien on Yuba Natural Resources, an action that usually occurs simultaneously with a loan, real estate attorneys said. Filed at the Yuba County recorder's office here, the financing statement lists three pages of silica mining equipment as security for Lawrence's loan.