September 17, 2001
The Bay to Bay Bike Tour, sponsored by the Orange County chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, will send bicycle riders on a scenic, challenging (and fund-raising) tour from Newport Beach to San Diego. The event takes place Oct. 6 and 7; http://www.nmssoc.org or (949) 752-1680.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1988
UC Irvine social ecology professor Mark Baldassare, who directs an annual survey of changing trends in Orange County, has received the 1988 Academic Excellence Award from the Orange County chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. Robert Dunek, executive director of the Santa Ana-based Orange County League of Cities, praised Baldassare at the recent award ceremonies.