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September 17, 1994 | GLENN DOGGRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As Rod Stewart would say, tonight's the night. Orange County gets its own pair of Dream Teams, and the reason is no less significant than the 1992 Olympic gold brought home by the original squad. To raise $50,000 for the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, MTV has organized a basketball game tonight at UCI's Bren Events Center that will bring together NBA greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (retired L.A.
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June 26, 2011 | By Ellen Olivier, For The Los Angeles Times
Celebrities gathered en masse on the lawn of Veterans Affairs campus for "A Time for Heroes," a June 12 benefit for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. As the day's heroes, the stars, including Ashlee Simpson, Ashley Tisdale, Olivia Munn, Laila Ali, Mira Sorvino, Eva La Rue, Angus T. Jones, Melissa Rivers and Zachary Levi, mingled among guests and manned carnival-style booths. Chad Michael Murray of "One Tree Hill" supervised a rock-climbing wall, while Tatyana Ali of "The Young and the Restless" helped youngsters string beads.
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April 11, 1996 | ANDREW D. BLECHMAN
Five years ago, when she was 13, Tina Roa joined a gang and began covering her body with gang tattoos. Now the Fillmore teenager has two kids, is going to beauty school and has left gangs behind. But until Wednesday, when she stopped by the Free Gang Tattoo Clinic, the 10 tattoos followed her everywhere she went. "I want to change my life," Roa said moments after many of her tattoos were burned off with a laser. "I want to get away from all the violence."
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December 7, 2000 | ANN CONWAY
New attractions at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim will celebrate grand openings next month with blockbuster benefits expected to raise $1 million each for two children's charities. The Santa Monica-based Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has been named beneficiary of the gala premiere opening on Jan. 11 for 3,000 people of Downtown Disney, a shopping, dining and entertainment zone that is part of the Walt Disney Co.'s $1.4-billion expansion of the Disneyland Resort.
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June 26, 2011 | By Ellen Olivier, For The Los Angeles Times
Celebrities gathered en masse on the lawn of Veterans Affairs campus for "A Time for Heroes," a June 12 benefit for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. As the day's heroes, the stars, including Ashlee Simpson, Ashley Tisdale, Olivia Munn, Laila Ali, Mira Sorvino, Eva La Rue, Angus T. Jones, Melissa Rivers and Zachary Levi, mingled among guests and manned carnival-style booths. Chad Michael Murray of "One Tree Hill" supervised a rock-climbing wall, while Tatyana Ali of "The Young and the Restless" helped youngsters string beads.
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May 22, 1991 | STEVE HOCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
This old man, he played one He played knick-knack on my drum With a knick-knack, patty - whack Give the dog a bone This old man came rolling home. Having someone with Bob Dylan's voice sing that silly old nursery rhyme sounds like one of those '70s National Lampoon parodies. But if you hear it on the radio, be advised: It's no parody. It is Bob Dylan singing "This Old Man"--and not in honor of his own 50th birthday Friday, but to benefit the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
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December 7, 2000 | ANN CONWAY
New attractions at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim will celebrate grand openings next month with blockbuster benefits expected to raise $1 million each for two children's charities. The Santa Monica-based Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has been named beneficiary of the gala premiere opening on Jan. 11 for 3,000 people of Downtown Disney, a shopping, dining and entertainment zone that is part of the Walt Disney Co.'s $1.4-billion expansion of the Disneyland Resort.
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December 4, 1994 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elizabeth Glaser, whose agonizing story of how she and her two children became infected with the AIDS virus brought a tearful silence to the floor of the 1992 Democratic presidential convention, died Saturday. She was 47. She died at her Santa Monica home of the complications of AIDS, said Carol Pearlman, an associate at the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which Mrs. Glaser helped found.
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January 12, 1990 | RICK VANDERKNYFF, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mickey Mouse was joined on stage at Disneyland by another familiar face Thursday, as former President Ronald Reagan took part in festivities launching the park's 35th anniversary year. Reagan, Robert Cummings and Art Linkletter were hosts of the live TV broadcast of the park's opening on July 17, 1955. Linkletter and Cummings were also on hand Thursday, along with other celebrities who were there for the 1955 opening: Fess Parker, Gale Storm, Alan Young and several of the original Mouseketeers.
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June 25, 2006
'A Time for Heroes,' a carnival benefiting the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, features a roster of celebrity volunteers in the effort to raise money for research.
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December 4, 1994 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elizabeth Glaser, whose agonizing story of how she and her two children became infected with the AIDS virus brought a tearful silence to the floor of the 1992 Democratic presidential convention, died Saturday. She was 47. She died at her Santa Monica home of the complications of AIDS, said Carol Pearlman, an associate at the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which Mrs. Glaser helped found.
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September 17, 1994 | GLENN DOGGRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As Rod Stewart would say, tonight's the night. Orange County gets its own pair of Dream Teams, and the reason is no less significant than the 1992 Olympic gold brought home by the original squad. To raise $50,000 for the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, MTV has organized a basketball game tonight at UCI's Bren Events Center that will bring together NBA greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (retired L.A.
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May 22, 1991 | STEVE HOCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
This old man, he played one He played knick-knack on my drum With a knick-knack, patty - whack Give the dog a bone This old man came rolling home. Having someone with Bob Dylan's voice sing that silly old nursery rhyme sounds like one of those '70s National Lampoon parodies. But if you hear it on the radio, be advised: It's no parody. It is Bob Dylan singing "This Old Man"--and not in honor of his own 50th birthday Friday, but to benefit the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
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January 12, 1990 | RICK VANDERKNYFF, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mickey Mouse was joined on stage at Disneyland by another familiar face Thursday, as former President Ronald Reagan took part in festivities launching the park's 35th anniversary year. Reagan, Robert Cummings and Art Linkletter were hosts of the live TV broadcast of the park's opening on July 17, 1955. Linkletter and Cummings were also on hand Thursday, along with other celebrities who were there for the 1955 opening: Fess Parker, Gale Storm, Alan Young and several of the original Mouseketeers.
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August 24, 1995 | IRA E. STOLL
About 20 Ventura County children with diabetes are scheduled to visit Thousand Oaks today for a daylong camp that will include sports, swimming, arts and crafts, and glucose checks. The purpose is to allow the children to exercise and learn more about diabetes, said Gloria Camarillo of the Lanson Pediatric Foundation, a community group sponsoring the event. "We've had a lot of parents calling in. I believe people are looking forward to it," she said.
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February 28, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
No Laughing Matter: "The Laughter Epidemic," a children's theater production directed by "Kuffs" star Christian Slater, earned $70,216 for the Pediatric AIDS Foundation during 12 recent benefit performances at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills. The show will reopen with weekend matinees at the Pasadena Playhouse beginning March 21 and proceeds again will benefit the foundation.
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