CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1998 |
After living in Orange County 16 years, enjoying the lifestyle but feeling a strong sense of racial isolation, Xerox executive Betty Arnold, an African American, has found a sense of community. As the new president of the Orange County chapter of the National Conference--formerly called the National Conference of Christians and Jews--Arnold has found people who share her commitment to diversity, if not her culture and color.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 1997 |
Like legions of other recently liberated students, about 25 San Fernando Valley teenagers are scheduled to leave this morning for camp--in their case, a weeklong session in the San Bernardino Mountains. But organizers of the Brotherhood-Sisterhood Camp say this group can forget about typical high jinks like midnight panty raids and games of Marco Polo in the lake.
November 16, 1992 |
At the National Conference of Christians and Jews 29th annual Entertainment Industry Humanitarian Award dinner Wednesday at the Beverly Hilton, the official honoree was Rupert Murdoch. He's the CEO of the News Corp., which owns, among other valuable objects, 20th Century Fox, HarperCollins publishing and TV Guide. The unofficial honoree was Lew Wasserman.
June 27, 1992 |
KCET-TV's "Las Vidas de Pico/Union" and Turner Network Television's "Crazy From the Heart" were awarded Imagen ("image") Awards Friday by the National Conference of Christians and Jews for their positive portrayals of Latinos and Latino themes. "We hope rewarding these films will do more than picket lines outside of theaters," said Jerry Freedman Habush of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.
October 30, 1991 |
As he fended off kisses and bearhugs, it was clear that CBS/Broadcasting Group president Howard Stringer was a jubilant man--and not just for the obvious reason. His network is already ranked first in the ratings, then last week, with the airing of the seven-game World Series, CBS had its best ratings score since 1984, Stringer said. "I would say the mood is buoyant bordering on euphoric," crowed the network executive. That wasn't the obvious reason at the Century Plaza Monday night.
October 18, 1990 |
CBS Entertainment President Jeff Sagansky delivered the pithiest line Monday evening as Tom Pollock received the Humanitarian Award from the entertainment industry division of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. The event raised $340,000--"or 42,167,000 yen. We figured it out," announced dinner chairman Sagansky. Pollock is a vice president of MCA and chairman of the company's Motion Picture Group.