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May 16, 1990 | LANIE JONES
He joked about his age and how he often forgets names, including that of "whatever her name is"--his wife. But all jesting aside, 77-year-old television personality Art Linkletter came to a daylong medical symposium here Tuesday to discuss a serious subject--Alzheimer's disease--and the need to find a cure for "this dreadful scourge."
June 1, 1991 | Times Wire Services
Secretary of State James A. Baker III will hold a hastily arranged meeting today with Syria's foreign minister in a fresh bid to keep alive his goal of setting up Arab-Israeli peace talks. In his surprise announcement Friday, Baker offered no hint that the meeting with Foreign Minister Farouk Shareh signals a breakthrough in his 10-week quest to bring Arabs and Israelis together. Baker has been unable to overcome procedural differences between Israel and Syria over the format for peace talks.
July 6, 1991 | Reuters
This country's opposition Civic Alliance movement began a three-day congress Friday at which it will turn itself into a political party to challenge the ruling National Salvation Front in the next elections.
March 30, 1991 | From Reuters
Nelson Mandela, deputy president of the African National Congress, will meet his main rival, Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, president of the Inkatha Freedom Party, today in a renewed attempt to end South Africa's townships war. The country's two most powerful black politicians will meet at a luxury hotel in the Indian Ocean port of Durban to discuss "the current tragic violence," Inkatha spokeswoman Suzanne Vos said Friday.
January 16, 1989 | From Reuters
Arab health ministers will meet in Libya in March to discuss cooperation in the production of medicines, an Arab League source said Sunday. He said the choice of Tripoli, the Libyan capital, for the meeting was not related to U.S. charges that Libya is building a plant to make poison gas. Libya says the plant will make pharmaceutical products.
November 13, 2002 | From Associated Press
Directors of the family-owned media company that owns the Orange County Register will meet in January to consider options to raise money for shareholders, including selling all or part of the company. The Freedom Communications Inc. board of directors met Tuesday to discuss a report prepared on behalf of fourth-generation descendants of R.C. Hoiles, who founded the company in the 1930s.
October 12, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
In what could be a very lively debate, charter reform commission members along with business and civic leaders will square off at a Tuesday meeting of the Studio City Residents Assn. "We're going to start taking a more active role as an organization in the charter reform issue," said Tony Lucente, president of the residents association. "We want our members to have the information needed to adopt positions on these issues."
December 8, 1993 | KURT PITZER
In what organizers are calling the first event of its kind, Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan and at least 17 of the city's top representatives from the Valley will speak Thursday on topics of crime, privatization of city services and other issues that galvanized Valley voters earlier this year. "We have the first new city government in 20 years, and the business community wants to know how public officials are going to get their act together," said David W.
August 21, 1996 | DARRELL SATZMAN
A town hall meeting Saturday sponsored by the San Fernando/Sylmar Community Council Parent Group will focus on drug, alcohol and crime problems in the area. The parent group, which functions under the auspices of the San Fernando Valley Partnership, a substance-abuse prevention organization, will also release the findings of a survey it took recently to identify residents' concerns in San Fernando.
A meeting of Orange Unified School District's board was adjourned abruptly Thursday after a fracas between school administrators and about 30 masked protesters supporting a controversial club at El Modena High School. Fred Frobeck, operations supervisor for the district, said two administrators received minor injuries: one a deep scratch on the wrist, another a bite on the arm. Police said no arrests were made.
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