November 25, 1992 |
Claiming that the United States has degenerated into "two Americas," former President Jimmy Carter made an emotional bid in Los Angeles Tuesday to launch a nationwide effort, which he calls Project America, to dispel the "hopelessness" he believes Americans feel about inner cities. Carter said he and Rebuild L.A.
March 18, 2004 |
The numbers of Latinos and Asians in the United States will triple over the next half-century as an aging white population slips from its traditional majority perch, according to U.S. Census Bureau projections released today. The estimates through 2050 show that during the current decade, the U.S. will, for the first time, reach the demographic milestone of more than 100 million minority residents. By 2010, minorities will number more than 110 million out of a total population of 309 million.
April 9, 1997 |
Coach Larry Robinson will be honored at the Great Sports Legends awards dinner Thursday at the Beverly Hills Hotel at 7 p.m. Rogie Vachon, the team's director of hockey operations, will be honored for his work with Paralysis Project of America.
February 11, 2000 |
* Pushing forward with its five-year, $1.4-billion Project America plan, the Cypress-based U.S. arm of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said it will start building its Montero Sport in the U.S. in 2003. The sport-utility vehicle will be built alongside Mitsubishi's Galant mid-size sedan and Eclipse sports coupe and convertible models in Normal, Ill. The three vehicles, which share the same platform, are the Japanese auto maker's core products for the U.S. market. Mitsubishi's future in the U.S.
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June 22, 1999 |
Project Fit America, a nationwide organization working to improve the physical fitness of children, awarded Calabash Elementary school a $12,800 grant to install new playground fitness equipment. Funding for the grant was provided by West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, a hospital representative said. The new equipment consists of seven stations, including a climbing pole, parallel bars, horizontal ladder, vault bar, pull-up bars, sit-up station and step-up station.
February 3, 1991
Can Suzanne and John Lipps imagine being kept in a perpetual state of pregnancy, only to bid farewell to each child at birth? What kind of society denies its women the right to prevent pregnancy and yet offers no hope that they will be able to raise their own children? To help one child is very nice, but the Lipps could help so many more by refusing to support this country's morally bankrupt policies in Central America. But then, who would sell us babies? AMALIE HOHN CHAIRPERSON, HONDURAN INFORMATION PROJECT, CENTRAL AMERICA INFORMATION CENTER San Diego