Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsShirlee Smith
IN THE NEWS

Shirlee Smith

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
October 4, 1999 | LYNELL GEORGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You don't need a resume or references. There isn't a battery of tests. There isn't an interview process to identify those predisposed and those who should stay far, far away. Seems crazy that for a job as important as this, says Shirlee Smith, so many people haven't the faintest clue. "My thing is," says Smith with her "get real, girlfriend" grin, parents are "unlike owners of new cars or a refrigerator, who get a little paper that tells you how it's going to function . . .
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
October 4, 1999 | LYNELL GEORGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You don't need a resume or references. There isn't a battery of tests. There isn't an interview process to identify those predisposed and those who should stay far, far away. Seems crazy that for a job as important as this, says Shirlee Smith, so many people haven't the faintest clue. "My thing is," says Smith with her "get real, girlfriend" grin, parents are "unlike owners of new cars or a refrigerator, who get a little paper that tells you how it's going to function . . .
Advertisement
NEWS
October 6, 1999
Re: "Get a Grip" (Oct. 4): Shirlee Smith is telling the truth when she says, "There's no such thing as perfect parents or perfect children." She reminds us that raising children is an inexact art, but also demonstrates how parents can learn a lot from children about coping with life. --TOM MURRAY San Luis Obispo
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 1989
Saturday's Winning Numbers 9-20-23-26-33-39 Saturday's Jackpot $12.4 million Bonus Number 4 Winners per Category No. of Prizes Winners Each 6 of 6 1 $12.4 million 5 of 6 plus bonus 9 $210,000 5 of 6 342 2,857 4 of 6 18,289 $49 3 of 6 330,918 $5 The Big Spin Esther Avalos, Ventura, $1 million; Bartolome Bautista, San Diego, $100,000; Michael Hernandez, Colusa, $100,000; Shirlee Smith, Modesto, $100,000; Jay Stallings, Sacramento, $50,000; Charlotte...
NEWS
July 27, 1999
Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach is looking for English- and Spanish-speaking art enthusiasts to become volunteer docents. Training runs from Sept. 2 through June, once a week for three hours. A one-year commitment is expected after training. Information: Eleanor Reicher, (562) 437-1689.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writer
Never mind that Zsa Zsa Gabor's criminal trial was only two days old and still dawdling through jury selection. Sherman S. Weber foresees an outcome. "She's going to be acquitted, I can tell you," Weber maintained, insisting that the reason lay in his hand: a hardback copy of "The Black Robe," his self-published novel about an entire judicial system gone awry.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 2009 | SANDY BANKS
Raleigh Littles missed the election of Barack Obama. He was unconscious in a Fontana hospital and didn't find out until weeks later that the country had elected its first black president. Now, despite his best-laid plans, Littles will miss out on attending the inauguration next week. The 70-year-old Texas native is still recovering at home in Yucaipa from a stroke and heart attack, and is too ill to travel to Washington, D.C. But his 12-year-old son, Raleigh Jr.
BOOKS
September 9, 2001
TODAY * BRENTWOOD: Pat Heim, Susan Murphy and Susan Golant read "In the Company of Women," Dutton's, 11975 San Vicente Blvd. 2 p.m. (310) 476-6263. LOS FELIZ: Harry E. Northup reads his poetry, Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., 4 p.m. (323) 660-1175. THOUSAND OAKS: Margaret Coel signs "The Thunder Keeper," Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Blvd., 4 p.m. (805) 374-0084. SANTA MONICA: Kristine Kim discusses "Henry Sugimoto," Midnight Special Bookstore, 1318 Third Street Promenade, 2 p.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|