CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 1988 |
The 1988 San Fernando Valley Fair will open with a rock 'n' roll oldies concert at Cal State Northridge on Wednesday and will close Sunday with a silent farewell to the college campus. Fair officials expect 90,000 visitors to the five-day fair, which will feature agricultural and horticultural exhibits, livestock competitions, concerts and carnival rides.
December 4, 1989 |
While Asleep at the Wheel's grizzled leader Ray Benson might not be the ideal model for Father Time, he filled the bill Saturday night, welcoming in Orange County's newest music club, the Southampton in San Clemente. Benson's Western swing outfit has been routinely orbiting through O.C. since the early '70s, having played Huntington Beach's now-legendary Golden Bear for more than a decade, until the club became redevelopers' grist.
February 4, 1991 |
Churchgoers heeded President Bush's call for a day of prayer Sunday, flocking to services where they heard songs of peace and sermons beseeching God to save lives on both sides of the Persian Gulf War. At St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, the congregation said goodby to Col. Edie Thompson, a nurse in the U.S. Army Reserve and a church member who has been called to active duty. "Lord, we know you do not hate the Iraqi people, and we know you take no joy in death," the Rev.
July 5, 1992 |
A large sign hangs on a ragged red-frame building in the Montana hamlet of Bynum: Katy's Wildlife Sanctuary. It is something of a legend in these parts, and travelers to and from Glacier National Park slow in curiosity. Katy's is neither an animal refuge nor a branch of the Nature Conservancy, both prime concerns in the great outdoors of Montana. Katy's is a bar-- the bar for miles around. It preserves nothing but good times. It was after 7 p.m.