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February 27, 1985 | Associated Press
Tina Marie Machado has lost her Miss Hawaii USA crown after less than a week. Pageant officials said she is too old at 25 and won by mistake. Machado was told Tuesday to step down in favor of Toni Leimomi Costa, 18, runner-up in the pageant last week. Pageant director Gay Zuercher said Miss Hawaii USA entrants must be under 25 and it was an error when Machado--who turned 25 in November--was allowed to enter.
June 12, 1986 | BOB MUIR, Times Staff Writer
Everyone appeared to be primed for the Franklin High School baseball team's City 3-A semifinal game against Huntington Park last Friday. The Panther pitchers, outstanding throughout the season, looked sharp, the hitters were loose and the fielding was tight. But something funny happened on the way to the game at Cal State Los Angeles--the Panthers forgot how to play the brilliant brand of baseball that captured the Northern League title. Everything went wrong.
May 3, 1993
Janet Reno's only mistake was in apologizing for making a mistake! A brilliant, compassionate attorney general made a measured decision based on the best intelligence offered at the time by the experts. She did her job with courage, and with courage accepted the responsibility for her decision. I commend her. RACHEL BRYANT DRUTEN Palm Desert
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