May 21, 1996
Michael Coleman, above, a 1984 graduate of Mater Dei High, has plenty of jobs: teacher, principal and school district superintendent in the Sierra foothill town of Woody. "I'm so busy, there isn't a free minute," he says of his work at the state's smallest public school, where, yes, he mows the lawn too.
October 18, 1985
McDonnell Douglas Computer Systems Company in Irvine has appointed James H. Lawson as national sales director, a new position. Lawson replaces Michael Coleman, the company's vice president of sales and marketing, who had been acting national sales director. Lawson will be responsible for the company's nationwide network of direct sales branches.
April 17, 1987 |
The Crystal Cathedral's attempt to cut costs for its Christmas and Easter pageants by hiring preacher Robert Schuller's son-in-law, Paul David Dunn, has embittered some workers. Michael Coleman and Conwell Worthington, producers-directors who put on the "The Glory of Christmas" and "The Glory of Easter," say they hold copyrights for the shows but haven't received payment since Dunn was named director last year. Dunn said Wednesday the copyright belongs to him.
December 6, 1988
With the theatrical set of the Crystal Cathedral's Christmas pageant as a backdrop, the Rev. Robert Schuller declared himself "completely vindicated" in a $55-million lawsuit over ownership of the production. The suit, filed by two directors of the "Glory of Christmas" pageant who were fired by Schuller in 1986, was dismissed in Santa Ana by U.S. District Judge J. Spencer Letts, who strongly rebuked the plaintiffs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1986
A 19-year-old Oceanside man was killed early Sunday when he lost control of his car on Interstate 5 and the vehicle spun off the road and hit a tree, authorities said. The San Diego County coroner's office identified the victim as Effren C. Spears (also known as Michael Coleman). He resided on Dogwood Avenue in Oceanside. The California Highway Patrol said that the accident occurred at about 1:40 a.m.