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September 11, 1992 | FRANK MESSINA
For landlubbers who have always longed to experience life on a real turn-of-the-century clipper ship, this is your weekend. The annual Tallships Festival, a celebration of the 19th-Century sailing industry that served Orange County settlers, will take place Saturday and Sunday in Dana Point Harbor from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 2000 | BOBBY CUZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Giving a break to one of its historical landmarks, Los Angeles harbor commissioners Wednesday agreed to give the group operating the SS Lane Victory a five-year lease agreement that eliminates the vessel's $54,000 annual rent. The rent-free deal spells major relief for the volunteer group that maintains the old military transport ship, which costs more than $200,000 a year to operate. The Lane Victory has been berthed at the Port of Los Angeles since 1989, when former U.S.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 2000 | BOBBY CUZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Giving a break to one of its historical landmarks, Los Angeles harbor commissioners Wednesday agreed to give the group operating the SS Lane Victory a five-year lease agreement that eliminates the vessel's $54,000 annual rent. The rent-free deal spells major relief for the volunteer group that maintains the old military transport ship, which costs more than $200,000 a year to operate. The Lane Victory has been berthed at the Port of Los Angeles since 1989, when former U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 11, 1992 | FRANK MESSINA
For landlubbers who have always longed to experience life on a real turn-of-the-century clipper ship, this is your weekend. The annual Tallships Festival, a celebration of the 19th-Century sailing industry that served Orange County settlers, will take place Saturday and Sunday in Dana Point Harbor from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Iraqnophobia: In the scramble to turn Middle East clashes into fodder for the box office, the co-writer of the movie "Team 6" has been dispatched to Israel from Los Angeles so he can rewrite, updating the script with fresh references to the Persian Gulf crisis. "Team 6," which begins filming for 21st Century Film Corp. on Sept. 24, was first a story about Navy SEALs attacking a missile installation in a generic Middle Eastern country.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 10, 1990 | From Associated Press
Call it "Iraqnophobia." The gathering military storm in Middle Eastern deserts could unleash a filmic downpour of Iraq-Kuwait inspired movies and may boost the fortunes of related films in release and production. The co-writer of the movie "Team 6" has been dispatched to Israel from Los Angeles so he can rewrite the script, updating it with fresh references to the Persian Gulf crisis.
BUSINESS
September 1, 2012 | By W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times
Not since the waning days of World War II have the mammoth wooden blimp hangars at the former military base in Tustin seen as much airship manufacturing work as they do today. Inside the 17-story structures that rise above southern Orange County, Worldwide Aeros Corp. is building a blimp-like airship designed for the military to carry tons of cargo to remote areas around the world. "Nobody has ever tried to do what we're doing here," Chief Executive Igor Pasternak said of the 265-foot skeleton being transformed into the cargo airship.
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