YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsShake


February 3, 1987 | From Reuters
Seven earth tremors measuring between 3.0 and 5.5 on the Richter scale shook the southwestern Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca on Monday, the National Seismic Service said. There were no reports of damage or injury.
February 18, 1988 | United Press International
Two mild earthquakes, the first measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale and the second 3.0, shook southern Iran on Tuesday but no damage or casualties were reported, Iran's official Islamic Republic News Agency reported Wednesday.
August 11, 1991 | JEANNE A. TAYLOR, JEANNE A. TAYLOR is a spokeswoman for Great Beginnings for Black Babies, a campaign designed to reduce the relatively high occurence of black infant mortality. Commenting on the involvement of black teens in the campaign--and their image--she told The Times: and
It's regrettable, but the media does not give black teens a fair shake. For example, they appear to concentrate entirely on gang activity, drugs and murder when they focus on African-American youth, giving some the impression that all black teens are violent. Meanwhile, scores of articulate and well-motivated young people never see their names in print or their faces on television news.
December 14, 1997 | BEVERLY BEYETTE
Before chardonnay was as American as Coca-Cola, there was the cocktail. Ladies sipped sweet pink concoctions laced with gin--and real men drank martinis. Well, the cocktail's back. But who among us can whip up a pousse cafe, a Pernod frappe? Now comes the Bartender's Deck, 50 boxed cards revealing on their flip sides the secrets of everything from an Angel's Kiss to a Zombie.
May 6, 1985 | Associated Press
A series of explosions at a military gunpowder depot today killed two workers and shook the city's waterfront area. Eleven people were injured in the blasts, police said. The first explosion at the Fabricaciones Militares waterfront depot was immediately followed by four others that shattered windows 20 blocks away and could be heard at a distance of several miles. Police said it was not immediately known what caused the blasts.
July 7, 2001
So, Ruth Galanter is bitterly disappointed by her colleagues and thinks "the double-cross is alive and well" ("Alex Padilla, 28, Defeats Galanter to Become President of City Council," July 4). That's nothing compared to how she sold her constituents and neighbors down the river by ramrodding a thumbs-up vote on Playa Vista through the lame-duck City Council last month. Russell Johnson Marina del Rey
March 26, 1994
Imagine: A Ventura County high school sports league has banned the traditional handshake after the game because a few athletes have used the occasion to get into scuffles with members of the opposing team. The decision puts public safety first, we suppose, but what in the world ever happened to "it's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game"?
June 25, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A series of moderate earthquakes shook the Pacific Northwest region, a day after a slightly stronger tremor. No injuries or damage were reported from any of the quakes, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Three tremors ranging from 3.0 to 4.2 in magnitude were reported during an 18-minute period, survey spokesman John Minsch said. Two rattled an area 140 miles northeast of Seattle, and the third hit 170 miles north of Seattle. They followed a quake of magnitude 4.
Los Angeles Times Articles