CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1995 |
Opting for continuity, Glendale voters Tuesday elected Mayor Eileen Givens to a second City Council term by a wide margin, while Councilman Larry Zarian also managed to defeat the challengers who had attacked him on everything from his political agenda to his education.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1999 |
When Last Call, a popular country band from Santa Barbara, hits the stage of the Camarillo Community Center on Saturday night, it will be with new lead guitar player Dan Herrera. The result is even tighter musicianship for the dancer-friendly group that has attracted fans for its strong harmony vocals and fresh interpretation of current top-40 and traditional country songs. Herrera, who has a degree in music, stepped in when Bill Kirkland moved to Nashville.
April 29, 2006 |
The Army filed 12 charges Friday against the former head of the interrogation center at Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison, making him the highest-ranking officer to face criminal prosecution in the abuse scandal. Only one of the charges accuses Lt. Col. Steven L. Jordan with direct involvement in cruelty toward Iraqi prisoners, alleging he subjected detainees "to forced nudity and intimidation by military working dogs."
July 18, 1986 |
The seven crew members of the space shuttle Challenger were unaware of their impending doom before the disastrous explosion that ended the Jan. 28 flight, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said Thursday.
June 2, 2006 |
A military jury convicted an Army dog handler Thursday of using his animal to torment a prisoner at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. Sgt. Santos A. Cardona is the 11th soldier convicted of crimes stemming from the abuse of inmates at the prison in late 2003 and early 2004. Cardona, 32, of Fullerton was convicted of dereliction of duty and aggravated assault for allowing his dog to bark within inches of a prisoner's face.
January 29, 1987 |
The nation marked the first anniversary of the Challenger disaster with a series of memorial services and monument dedications to the memory of the seven fallen crew members. In the chilly early afternoon Wednesday, families of five of the Challenger crew were joined by top space agency officials for a brief memorial service at Ft. Myer, Va. NASA Administrator James C. Fletcher and former astronaut Richard H.
March 27, 1997 |
This weekend, the Easter Bunny will be making several appearances to distribute Easter eggs, including, of course, at the beach, since this is Southern California. The merchants at Ventura Harbor Village on Spinnaker Drive have, through the years, been particularly hospitable to the big-eared creature. This year will be no exception. Judie Amendola, marketing manager for Harbor Village, expects 4,000 to 6,000 kids and their parents to show up for the Easter Celebration on Saturday and Sunday.
March 16, 2006 |
A top Army intelligence commander testified Wednesday that he gave his approval on at least one occasion for the use of military dogs during the interrogation of a detainee at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, a rare acknowledgment that soldiers may have received permission from superiors to employ harsh techniques. Col. Thomas M. Pappas, who oversaw interrogations at Abu Ghraib, took the stand in the court-martial of Army Sgt. Michael J.
May 27, 1986 |
In a Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery, President Reagan on Monday invoked memories of the 1.2 million Americans who have died in the nation's wars and counseled his fellow citizens: "If we really care about peace, we must stay strong. "We must be strong enough to create peace where it does not exist and be strong enough to protect it where it does.