April 16, 1986
Tire magnate Mark C. Bloome, 83, was charged by the Los Angeles city attorney's office with hit-run driving with injury, disobeying a police officer and driving over traffic cones and flares in connection with a Century City incident last month when his car allegedly struck a traffic officer. Bloome was headed for Hillcrest Country Club on March 16 when he reportedly ignored commands of officers and drove through a roadblock set up for marchers in a pro-choice abortion rally.
March 6, 1986
El Monte has begun acquiring properties to clear the way for a $9-million railroad underpass beneath Peck Road just north of the San Bernardino Freeway. The City Council last week agreed to pay $234,000 for an auto transmission repair shop at 3467 Peck Road. Public Works Director Bob Pinniger said the city already has purchased a Mark C. Bloome tire store and will buy another seven properties within the next 120 days.
March 29, 1986
The Los Angeles district attorney's office has recommended that the state Department of Motor Vehicles consider revoking the driver's license of retired tire magnate Mark C. Bloome as a result of a recent traffic incident in Century City. Bloome, 83, is accused of disobeying a Los Angeles Police Department officer who was diverting cars during a pro-abortion march sponsored by the National Organization for Women through the streets of Century City on March 16.
September 26, 1985 |
Nipper's, which is a club in Beverly Hills where the rich and famous go to dance and drink champagne, was opened to the press last week for a party to introduce a new mineral water from France. As you might imagine, Nipper's is not a place normally frequented by journalists, whose tastes run more to bars that serve gin and peanuts rather than Dom Perignon and foie de canard. But it was free, so many of us dropped by.