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April 14, 2004 |
Riverside County officials will investigate allegations of corruption, racism and political favoritism leveled Tuesday at the county's human resources director by a subordinate. The charges aired at a regular Board of Supervisors meeting were made by Debrah Freeman, the county's employee relations manager, who has been on leave for unknown reasons since March. Freeman works for Human Resources Director Ron Komers.
February 24, 2000 |
Crescenta Valley High was dealt a huge blow last week when girls' soccerCoach Bud Dain and assistants Matt and Judd Bogust announced their resignations. The Bogusts founded the program 10 years ago. Five years ago, Dain was hired as coach. Crescenta Valley went 170-40-20 during the Bogusts' tenure and was 85-20-15 under Dain. "I can't geographically do what is necessary to build a program in Crescenta Valley anymore. It's too far," said Dain, who commutes from Westlake Village.
March 5, 2013 |
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" doesn't officially publish until next week, but it has already stirred controversy across the media, rallying both critics and defenders to its cause, and resulting in a backlash to the backlash. The book, which Sandberg describes as "a sort of feminist manifesto," discusses the need for more women in powerful positions. As Sandberg writes, “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.
January 29, 1998 |
Marina waited one year for a rematch, and its patience and hard work paid off with a 4-2 victory over Los Alamitos in a Sunset League girls' water polo game Wednesday at Golden West College. The Vikings (15-4, 3-0 in league), the top-ranked team in the county, used a stingy defense and goals from three freshmen--Cara Chlebicki, Erin Wilson and Kendra Shanley--to help topple the fourth-ranked Griffins (12-5, 2-1).
November 28, 2002 |
"Dress to Kill" Eddie Izzard Anti, $20 for DVD The British comedian, who refers to himself as an executive transvestite, a male tomboy and a male lesbian, shines in his Emmy Award-winning one-man show, which was shot in 1998 in San Francisco and debuted on HBO in 1999. Decked out in frosted blond hair, tons of makeup, a colorful tunic shirt, leather pants and heels, Izzard waxes comedic about Hitler, England's colonial years, JFK, Easter, Italians and their motorcycles, and the Anglican Church.
February 25, 1998 |
Two Newport Harbor sophomores scored three goals, three Los Alamitos shots hit the crossbar or goal posts in the fourth quarter, and the result was a 4-3 Newport Harbor victory Tuesday in a Southern Section Division I girls' water polo quarterfinal. Sophomore Kyndra Cox had two goals and sophomore Jocelyn Manderino gave host Newport Harbor its first lead, 1-0, by scoring a little more than a minute into the game.
February 6, 1998
No. 1 Marina 8, University 1--Rebecca Miller had four goals and two assists for Marina (18-4). No. 2 Irvine 9, No. 10 Foothill 1--Irvine (15-4) scored three goals in the each of the first three quarters. Nicole Huszcz and Erin Lezak scored four goals each for the Vaqueros. Daylene Coberly scored Foothill's (13-8) only goal in the fourth quarter. In first-round games: No. 7 El Toro 7, Costa Mesa 5--Brooke Taylor scored three goals for El Toro (14-6).
February 1, 1997
Jake Vansloten scored with two minutes to play in overtime, lifting the Royal High boys' soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Newbury Park in a Marmonte League match Friday at Royal. After beginning league play 1-2, the Highlanders (16-5-1, 7-2) have now won six consecutive league matches and are in sole possession of first place. Vansloten's goal, his third, came when he redirected a crossing pass by Kendall Simmonds. Newbury Park is 11-4-2, 4-3.
March 3, 1998 |
Marina needed to play its best to have a chance to upset top-seeded Long Beach Wilson in the Southern Section Division I girls' water polo championship game Monday at Belmont Plaza. Not only was Marina sharp, Wilson wasn't. So the result was an unexpected and lopsided 7-3 victory for the second-seeded Vikings.
December 22, 1996 |
Moments after the Chatsworth High girls' soccer team clinched its second consecutive Simi Valley tournament title, Beezy Preis wrinkled her nose and shook her head. "I don't think we shot enough," the Chancellors' senior midfielder said. This after Chatsworth launched a combined 40 shots Saturday in victories against St. Bonaventure and La Reina. Had the Chancellors pulled the trigger more often, they would have been cited for lacking permits.