CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 11, 2000 |
Millions will be thinking of the presidency next week, but Darwin Lamm will be thinking of the King. As usual, his opinions will be sought by far-flung news outlets. Talk-show hosts will ask him: Just how do you feel--how does the nation feel--on the 23rd anniversary of Elvis' death?
February 27, 1992 |
Escalating the weaponry in the builders' battle for home buyers, Presley of Southern California on Wednesday launched a five-year warranty plan covering all of its new houses. The firm, the largest of the Presley Cos.' five home-building divisions, said it also will provide all home buyers with a mortgage payment insurance plan--something several other Orange County builders recently began offering. The five-year warranty, however, appears to be rare. Bob Albertson Jr.
June 28, 1987 |
The 24th annual "Best in the West" home-building and design competition was dominated once again by Southern California builders and architects who snared 19 grand awards, including two coveted "Home of the Year" prizes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 2, 1994 |
Last year is dwindling in the rear-view mirror, tumbling down the memory hole, shuffling off to the Valhalla of Used Eras to await the whimsical verdict of the nostalgia gods. A serious year in many respects, a time when San Fernando Valley residents were left dazed by streaks of crime, felt the heat of a catastrophic fire, and elected their guy mayor of Los Angeles.
February 10, 1990
John O'Grady, 68, who with some justification called himself "Hollywood's No. 1 Private Eye." Author of a 1974 autobiography called simply "O'Grady," the private detective in a lengthy and checkered career was a bodyguard for "Deep Throat" star Linda Lovelace, helped Elvis Presley win a paternity suit, helped find the body of theatrical producer Roy Alexander Radin in 1983 and most recently placed an employee on a TV production set where drug use had been alleged.