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October 2, 1992 | ROSE APODACA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Twenty-three-year-old Maia of Laguna Beach designs clothes that reflect her California beach upbringing: colorful, comfortable and casual (so casual that she sees no need to bother with surnames). But this redhead is no Malibu Barbie. A graduate of the advertising and entrepreneur program at USC, Maia is as in tune with her career goals as she is in her passion for fashion. "One thing going for me is that I'm my target customer," she says. "I know what I want.
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March 7, 2004 | Rachel Abramowitz
Maia Morgenstern has the pale white skin of someone who lives in a cold climate. Her ivory eyelet shirt, heavy plaid skirt and thick black shoes seem out of kilter in the sunshine of wintertime Los Angeles, amid the effortless sleekness of the denizens of the Four Seasons Hotel, as does her air of sober thoughtfulness.
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July 1, 2002 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a child in Poland in the 1930s, she parachuted out of an airplane three times before she was 11. And at 12 she fled the invading Nazis with her mother and two brothers through Romania and Italy to join her father, the chief of staff of the Polish air force, in France. As a young woman, she worked briefly as an undercover detective and raced motorcycles in the United States. She also developed a passion for bullfighting and had a stint as a matador in Mexico.
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July 1, 2002 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a child in Poland in the 1930s, she parachuted out of an airplane three times before she was 11. And at 12 she fled the invading Nazis with her mother and two brothers through Romania and Italy to join her father, the chief of staff of the Polish air force, in France. As a young woman, she worked briefly as an undercover detective and raced motorcycles in the United States. She also developed a passion for bullfighting and had a stint as a matador in Mexico.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 7, 2004 | Rachel Abramowitz
Maia Morgenstern has the pale white skin of someone who lives in a cold climate. Her ivory eyelet shirt, heavy plaid skirt and thick black shoes seem out of kilter in the sunshine of wintertime Los Angeles, amid the effortless sleekness of the denizens of the Four Seasons Hotel, as does her air of sober thoughtfulness.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 23, 1992 | FRANKIE WRIGHT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Most every turn in Maia Claire Garrison's choreographic career has been a surprise. Not that she's been at it for long. Only last June, having just graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, she was settling into Manhattan life and a routine of classes, never guessing that in 10 months she'd be in an emerging West Coast showcase for black choreographers and preparing to tour the globe with Urban Bush Women, one of the country's hottest performance companies.
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March 17, 2014 | By Ari Bloomekatz, Rong-Gong Lin II and Matt Stevens, This post had been corrected. See note below for details
Seismologists say Monday's magnitude 4.4 temblor near Westwood could mark the beginning of the end for L.A.'s years-long "earthquake drought. " Typically, they would expect a 4.4-sized earthquake about once a year in the Los Angeles Basin, but that hasn't happened for years. “We don't know if this is the end of the earthquake drought we've had over the last few years, and we won't know for many months,” said Caltech seismologist Egill Hauksson. FORESHOCK? What the odds are The magnitude 4.4 earthquake that struck near Westwood at 6:25 a.m. is the most significant shake in Southern California since a 5.5 earthquake hit Chino Hills in 2008.
SPORTS
February 22, 2014 | By Todd Martin
UFC 170 takes place Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a women's bantamweight title fight between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Sara McMann. The marketing of the fight has focused on their Olympic backgrounds, as Rousey is an Olympic bronze medalist in judo and McMann an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling. McMann's strong wrestling background will present a different challenge for Rousey. In the semi-main event, undefeated Daniel Cormier will compete for the first time at light heavyweight as he looks to quickly move into the title picture in that division.
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July 14, 1991 | SCOTT HARRIS and JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A lethal rash of violence that marred the opening of "Boyz N the Hood," a movie depicting the struggles of growing up in South-Central Los Angeles, prompted several theaters Saturday to cancel the feature and many others to increase security amid fears of a repeat of Friday night's bloodshed. Eleven people were wounded, one critically, as gunfire erupted in and around three Southern California theaters.
SPORTS
January 17, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Russians Maia Usova and Aleksandr Zhulin won the ice dance title at the European Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Finland.
NEWS
October 2, 1992 | ROSE APODACA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Twenty-three-year-old Maia of Laguna Beach designs clothes that reflect her California beach upbringing: colorful, comfortable and casual (so casual that she sees no need to bother with surnames). But this redhead is no Malibu Barbie. A graduate of the advertising and entrepreneur program at USC, Maia is as in tune with her career goals as she is in her passion for fashion. "One thing going for me is that I'm my target customer," she says. "I know what I want.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 23, 1992 | FRANKIE WRIGHT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Most every turn in Maia Claire Garrison's choreographic career has been a surprise. Not that she's been at it for long. Only last June, having just graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, she was settling into Manhattan life and a routine of classes, never guessing that in 10 months she'd be in an emerging West Coast showcase for black choreographers and preparing to tour the globe with Urban Bush Women, one of the country's hottest performance companies.
SPORTS
December 20, 1990 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The U.S. national soccer team lost, 1-0, to Portugal on an eighth-minute goal by Domingos in Maia, Portugal. . . .
SPORTS
March 10, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Canadians Isabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler used a snappy routine to lead the pairs event, while Russians Maia Usova and Aleksandr Zhulin dominated ice dancing at the World Figure Skating Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.
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