CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1999
I have a question for the meteorologists quoted in "Summer Is Coolest Since 1965; Experts Debate Cause" (Sept. 9). Wouldn't this summer's cool readings for downtown L.A. have more to do with the recording station's relocation from the DWP building to USC than with any climatological phenomenon? I'd be curious to know how much cooler than normal the readings were at long-established stations such as Pasadena, LAX or Pomona. MARK ADAMS Tujunga It's mid-September. We got through the summer without the usual brutal heat.
October 18, 1996 |
Carl St.Clair began an 18th season by the Pacific Symphony with a serious but showy program that his skilled band of instrumentalists played with aplomb. Beginning with Wagner's challenging "Tannhauser" Overture and continuing with Richard Strauss' kaleidoscopic tone-poem, "Don Juan", this agenda Wednesday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center climaxed with the austere beauties of Sibelius' Violin Concerto, played authoritatively by guest soloist Mark Kaplan.
February 16, 1998 |
Leticia Oseguera needed 13 rebounds Sunday to tie the career rebounding record at UC Irvine. She got them in the first half. Oseguera, the nation's 13th-leading rebounder, finished with 15 rebounds and led the Anteaters to an 88-55 Big West Conference women's basketball victory at Cal State Fullerton. Oseguera, a Mater Dei graduate, scored 16 points, including 10 of Irvine's first 18. That was part of a 25-0 run by the Anteaters after they fell behind, 8-0, less than two minutes into the game.
March 29, 2009 |
Before Jack LaLanne and Jane Fonda, an odd man with an odd name reigned as America's health and fitness guru. Bernarr Macfadden championed the benefits of weight lifting and vegetarianism at a time when meat and potatoes was considered a balanced diet and pumping iron injurious folly. His wildly successful magazine, Physical Culture, was the linchpin of a far-flung publishing empire that launched the careers of Walter Winchell and Ed Sullivan. In "Mr.
August 1, 2012 |
LONDON -- "Evening of shame. " Not words you often -- if ever -- associate with the sport of badminton. But those were the words being used by British TV after eight female badminton players were kicked out of the Olympic Games doubles competition on Wednesday afternoon over twin charges of "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport. " The Badminton World Federation held a closed-door hearing on the matter in the aftermath of events on Tuesday night at Wembley Arena.
June 14, 1994
Mark Adams was named an assistant coach for the UC Irvine women's basketball team, Anteater Coach Colleen Matsuhara said Monday. Adams was a women's assistant coach at Baylor last season. Before coaching at Baylor, Adams was head coach at Hardin-Simmons (Abilene, Tex.) for three seasons, leading the women's team to two NAIA playoff appearances.