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April 26, 1992 | DANA PARSONS
As often happens with great social movements, you never really know you were in on the ground floor of something important until much later. But just to cover your bets, jot down Thursday, April 23, 1992, at the YWCA on North Broadway as a possible milestone in Santa Ana history.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1992 | MIKE BOEHM
The promoter of a rap music concert at Santa Ana Stadium has received city approval to go ahead with the eight-hour show on Saturday. "Everything's a go," Mike Lopez, the city's parks superintendent, said Thursday. "It looks like there's going to be an event."
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 23, 1990 | CATHY CURTIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Laguna Niguel development firm of Birtcher has been recommended by the Bowers Museum District Committee to be the master planner of the district, a mixed-use project that will include both commercial and cultural components. The committee, however, has no official powers, and its choice will be presented Feb. 6 to the Santa Ana Redevelopment Commission for approval.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1992 | JON NALICK
Organizers of Las Fiestas Patrias de la Calle Cuatro, billed as one of the largest events in Southern California to celebrate independence in Mexico and Central America, announced Monday that this year's festival will be Santa Ana's biggest ever. During a press conference at Santa Ana's Fiesta Market Place on 4th Street, event organizers said the three-day, family-themed celebration beginning Sept.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 1990 | SONNI EFRON
Eighty-one years have thinned Dong Quang's hair and made the voices of the past seem louder than the happy chatter that swirled around her Thursday. But when a young man bent to her ear to relay a question in Vietnamese, she laughed, showing teeth darkened by years of chewing herbal gum. How does she find life in America? She cracked back a sharp retort. "I have no other alternative but to live here," Quang told the young man. "It's OK because I have my children, my grandchildren.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 6, 1992 | MARK CHALON SMITH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's just the kind of thing the Way Off Broadway Playhouse would do. To introduce its fifth season, the small basement theater will stage two versions of Y York's "Rain. Some Fish. No Elephants." It is a futuristic comedy about genetic engineering, environmental calamity, government repression and a dysfunctional family (talk about your Brave New Worlds). The first version, which opens tonight, is set in the present.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1992 | JON NALICK
Organizers of Las Fiestas Patrias de la Calle Cuatro, billed as one of the largest events in Southern California to celebrate independence in Mexico and Central America, announced Monday that this year's festival will be Santa Ana's biggest ever. During a press conference at Santa Ana's Fiesta Market Place on 4th Street, event organizers said the three-day, family-themed celebration beginning Sept.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1992 | MIKE BOEHM
The promoter of a rap music concert at Santa Ana Stadium has received city approval to go ahead with the eight-hour show on Saturday. "Everything's a go," Mike Lopez, the city's parks superintendent, said Thursday. "It looks like there's going to be an event."
NEWS
January 20, 1991 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fourth Street--Calle Cuatro, as it is called by the thousands of Latinos who live and shop in the city's bustling downtown--teems with activity as vendors hawk icy paletas amid the blare of hot Latin rhythms from record store loudspeakers. Teresa Sunwoo stands in front of a tiny music shop, greeting customers as they pass by the posters of Julio Iglesias to browse through rows of cassette tapes by predominantly Mexican artists.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1992 | DANA PARSONS
As often happens with great social movements, you never really know you were in on the ground floor of something important until much later. But just to cover your bets, jot down Thursday, April 23, 1992, at the YWCA on North Broadway as a possible milestone in Santa Ana history.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 6, 1992 | MARK CHALON SMITH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It's just the kind of thing the Way Off Broadway Playhouse would do. To introduce its fifth season, the small basement theater will stage two versions of Y York's "Rain. Some Fish. No Elephants." It is a futuristic comedy about genetic engineering, environmental calamity, government repression and a dysfunctional family (talk about your Brave New Worlds). The first version, which opens tonight, is set in the present.
NEWS
January 20, 1991 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fourth Street--Calle Cuatro, as it is called by the thousands of Latinos who live and shop in the city's bustling downtown--teems with activity as vendors hawk icy paletas amid the blare of hot Latin rhythms from record store loudspeakers. Teresa Sunwoo stands in front of a tiny music shop, greeting customers as they pass by the posters of Julio Iglesias to browse through rows of cassette tapes by predominantly Mexican artists.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 1990 | SONNI EFRON
Eighty-one years have thinned Dong Quang's hair and made the voices of the past seem louder than the happy chatter that swirled around her Thursday. But when a young man bent to her ear to relay a question in Vietnamese, she laughed, showing teeth darkened by years of chewing herbal gum. How does she find life in America? She cracked back a sharp retort. "I have no other alternative but to live here," Quang told the young man. "It's OK because I have my children, my grandchildren.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 23, 1990 | CATHY CURTIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Laguna Niguel development firm of Birtcher has been recommended by the Bowers Museum District Committee to be the master planner of the district, a mixed-use project that will include both commercial and cultural components. The committee, however, has no official powers, and its choice will be presented Feb. 6 to the Santa Ana Redevelopment Commission for approval.
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