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April 28, 1986
Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alatorre will be the keynote speaker for the League of United Latin American Citizens' third annual Hispanic Educators Banquet on May 16 in Laguna Hills. Four educators will be honored: JoAnna Montoya Whitaker, director of the Cypress School District Bilingual Resource Center; Antonio Valle Jr.
February 11, 1998 | John O'Dell
The automotive technology departments at two Orange County schools--Huntington Beach High School and Orange Coast Community College in Costa Mesa--have been given electric vehicles that were retired from Southern California Edison's fleet. The donated battery-powered vehicles will be placed in the schools' auto shops so students can get firsthand experience in case there is ever a big demand for EV mechanics in the real world.
May 8, 1986
The Board of Education has begun interviewing candidates to replace principals for San Marino High School and Huntington Intermediate School. Gary Richards, principal of the high school, has been named assistant superintendent for instruction, replacing Ken Ogden, who will retire in June after working in the district for 25 years. Tom Parisi, Huntington school principal, left in April to be instructional dean at Orange Coast Community College. Supt.
December 9, 1986 | Leonel Sanchez \f7
A 74-year old Santa Ana woman was fatally injured in a traffic collision Monday morning after she apparently failed to stop at a red light, authorities said. Irene Irbe died from internal injuries suffered when her 1986 Toyota collided with a Mercedes-Benz that was turning left between Fairview Road and Merrimac Way near Orange Coast Community College, Costa Mesa Police Sgt. Alan Kent said. Her vehicle collided with the front of the Mercedes, then veered into a traffic signal pole, Kent said.
May 3, 1992
Robert J. West, a veteran Southland appraiser, has been appointed director of the state Office of Real Estate Appraisers by Gov. Pete Wilson. West, 52, previously worked as assistant vice president of appraisal review for the Bank of California in Newport Beach. He has also worked for several real estate and appraisal companies and has served as a director for the nonprofit Irvine Housing Opportunities since 1989.
March 23, 1996
This letter is in regard to the review of "Brazil's Bale Folclorico da Bahia" ("Bale Folclorico Trips on Choreography," March 11). I wonder if Lewis Segal saw the same performance I did! I did not find it offensive. I enjoyed the dancing and the stories it depicted. When I see a "folk or primitive" dance performance, I expect to see what is important to that particular culture. Their dances reflect the hunts, battles, courtship and community life, whether it's Russian, Hungarian, Irish, American Indian, etc. Mr. Segal failed to mention that the audience enjoyed it very much and showed their appreciation by a long standing ovation and dancing in the aisles with the performers.
February 28, 1993
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People honored individuals and organizations Saturday for their contributions to the black community. At an banquet in Santa Ana, the NCAAP presented African-American Citizens of Distinction awards to the following six individuals and two organizations for their work in such areas as education, religion, youth and social services: * The Rev. James Carrington, who has served as pastor of Friendship Baptist Church of Yorba Linda.
March 23, 1985 | JULIE STUTTS \f7
Samuel B. Taylor was formally installed Friday as an Orange County Superior Court judge. Taylor was appointed Jan. 31 by Gov. George Deukmejian to the seat vacated by Judge Walter W. Charamza, who retired last Oct. 31. Taylor, 53, has been a judge on the Central Municipal Court bench since 1973. Shirley Commons Long was appointed 2nd Supervisorial District representative to the Orange County Community Housing Corp.
Trustees at Orange Coast Community College District were surprised to learn Wednesday night that KOCE-TV executives have continued discussing the sale of the public broadcasting station to other universities. The board had said in August it didn't want to sell Orange County's PBS affiliate and had asked the station's staff to review options that would let the district keep the operation.
May 4, 1992
Hawaii's pitching stayed hot and San Diego State's hitting stayed cool as the Rainbows swept the Aztecs, 6-4 and 5-2, in a doubleheader Sunday at Smith Field. SDSU came into the key four-game series averaging more than seven runs per game but dropped three games while scoring a total of 10 runs. The offensive shortage could cost the first-place Aztecs the Western Athletic Conference championship. SDSU, ranked 21st in the nation, fell to 36-14, 16-6 in the WAC. They lead No.
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