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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.
July 24, 2007 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
SO, these comedians walk into a comedy club, and a nasty dispute breaks out over who is stealing jokes. The audience laughs, but the comedians don't seem to find it funny at all. The scene was the Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip earlier this year, and on stage were Carlos Mencia, host of Comedy Central's "Mind of Mencia," and stand-up comic and "Fear Factor" host Joe Rogan.
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
December 5, 1999 | Mark Ehrman
Scan the tables at chichi Les Deux Cafes and you'll notice something missing. Salt and pepper shakers. You can ask, of course, but that might be a trifle gauche. "Everything is seasoned properly," insists owner Michele Lamy. "We're thinking that too much salt is not good for you. Because everything is organic and in season, we ask people to taste the natural flavor of the food." It's the same story over at Joachim Splichal's Patina.
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