CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 1996 |
Laguna Hills and Capistrano Valley high schools are among those nationwide to be included in Redbook magazine's fifth annual America's Best Schools Project. Listed in the April issue of the magazine, which came out this week, the schools were cited for innovative programs and overall commitment to educational excellence. "It's pretty exciting," Laguna Hills Principal Wayne Mickaelian said Tuesday. "It validates all the hard work everyone does on this campus."
June 4, 1999 |
For three days this week, a jury of eight men listened to competing versions of the truth, verbal combat that pitted the testimony of a nervous teenage girl against a powerful family whose private practices she dared reveal to the world. The bizarre case shed light on an almost Gothic tableau of incest, polygamy and the messy consequences of divulging family secrets.
March 13, 1990 |
Actress Valerie Bertinelli says she is struggling to save her nine-year marriage to rock star Eddie Van Halen while he works to overcome alcoholism. "He doesn't abuse me; he hurts himself," Bertinelli, 30, is quoted as saying in April's Redbook magazine. "He's got a problem I'm not happy with, but I bring stability to his life. "And besides, I love him. It's my weakness. Some people are addicted to food. I'm addicted to my husband. "I can't say that we're really great friends.
November 16, 1990 |
Television actress Shelley Fabares says Alzheimer's disease robbed her mother of the memory that she preferred suicide to suffering from the mind-killing affliction. Fabares, starring in the "Coach" series, said she learned of her mother's preoccupation with the disease after she had to take over her affairs. "In taking over her papers, I discovered that she'd been making donations to an Alzheimer's association for years," Fabares told an interviewer for Redbook magazine.