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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1988
Los Angeles Shriners celebrated their 100th anniversary Saturday with ceremonies at the Shrine Auditorium and the burial of a time capsule containing historical documents of the century.
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NEWS
March 25, 2001 | AL RIDENOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With the entertainment world's spotlight on the Shrine Auditorium, site of today's Academy Awards show, the big theater may not seem especially "mystic." But for more than 9,400 Southern Californians, that's what it is: "The Al Malaikah Shrine Temple of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1997
Most of the children in the special education program at Markham Middle School in Watts have never seen a tiger or an elephant. Most of them have never been to the circus. Many of them have never even left Watts. But on Thursday, 75 of those students will get a chance to see some of those animals at the Shrine Auditorium courtesy of the Shriners, who will provide the tickets, and TRW, which will provide transportation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1997
Most of the children in the special education program at Markham Middle School in Watts have never seen a tiger or an elephant. Most of them have never been to the circus. Many of them have never even left Watts. But on Thursday, 75 of those students will get a chance to see some of those animals at the Shrine Auditorium courtesy of the Shriners, who will provide the tickets, and TRW, which will provide transportation.
SPORTS
January 5, 1991
Gary Meek, Esperanza High School football coach, has been named co-coach of the South team that will participate in the 40th Shrine All-Star game scheduled July 27 at the Rose Bowl. Last fall, Meek led Esperanza to a 14-0 record and the Southern Section's Division III championship. Meek will be joined by Dick Barrett, retiring coach at Lompoc. George White of San Francisco Galileo and Mike Vogt of Visalia Mt. Whitney will coach the North team.
SPORTS
March 23, 1989
Bob Ladouceur of DeLaSalle High School in Concord, Calif., and Pat Preston of Bakersfield High have been named co-coaches of the North team for the 38th annual Shrine All-Star football game July 29 at the Rose Bowl.
NEWS
December 15, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Lexington, Ky., jury rejected a man's claim that a secret Shrine temple initiation ceremony left him partially disabled by nightmares and a sleeping disorder. The jury listened to a week of testimony unveiling the organization's secret rites before deciding that the Shrine fraternity owed no damages to Michael A. Vaughan. Vaughan, 44, contended that he was humiliated with electric shocks and was injured in a fall during the initiation ceremony for the Oleika Shrine Temple in June, 1989.
SPORTS
July 24, 1993 | ERIC SHEPARD, TIMES PREP SPORTS EDITOR
Stais Boseman of Inglewood Morningside and Antonio Carrion of Dorsey, two of the highest-regarded players voted to tonight's 42nd annual Shrine all-star football game, have been dismissed for disciplinary reasons. Boseman, a quarterback, and Carrion, a wide receiver, were asked to leave the South team's camp at Occidental College on Wednesday by Coach Mark Paredes of La Puente Bishop Amat.
SPORTS
July 17, 1988 | Jim Murray
"Dear God, "Look, I don't mean to be blasphemous or anything, but I thought we had an understanding. "I would write about the crippled children and the Shriners Hospital, we would raise money for them and You would take it from there. "By now, there wouldn't be any more crippled children. "Well, somebody goofed. There's still lots of them. "Look, we know You never turn any little child out less than perfect. But it must be the old story. Somebody slipped up in the packaging room.
SPORTS
July 20, 1990 | LONNIE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the South team gathered for the first time Thursday to prepare for the 39th annual Shrine all-star football game, Chris Alexander of Hawthorne High School said he felt honored to be among the 60 players selected for the July 28 contest. Considering that the speedy 5-foot-9 running back missed most of the 1988 football season because of a broken arm, Alexander's path to becoming an all-star was not an easy one.
SPORTS
July 24, 1993 | ERIC SHEPARD, TIMES PREP SPORTS EDITOR
Stais Boseman of Inglewood Morningside and Antonio Carrion of Dorsey, two of the highest-regarded players voted to tonight's 42nd annual Shrine all-star football game, have been dismissed for disciplinary reasons. Boseman, a quarterback, and Carrion, a wide receiver, were asked to leave the South team's camp at Occidental College on Wednesday by Coach Mark Paredes of La Puente Bishop Amat.
SPORTS
July 24, 1993 | LAUREN M. CABELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three of the area's top high school football players are among 61 participants expected to play in the Shrine North-South all-star game at Long Beach Veterans Stadium tonight at 7 p.m. Eliel Swinton of Montclair Prep, Shawn Stuart of Saugus and Tyrone Pierce of Sylmar are members of the South team. Swinton, a 5-10, 192-pound tailback, led Montclair Prep to an undefeated record and a Southern Section Division IX title last season. He rushed for a Valley-record 2,384 yards.
NEWS
December 15, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Lexington, Ky., jury rejected a man's claim that a secret Shrine temple initiation ceremony left him partially disabled by nightmares and a sleeping disorder. The jury listened to a week of testimony unveiling the organization's secret rites before deciding that the Shrine fraternity owed no damages to Michael A. Vaughan. Vaughan, 44, contended that he was humiliated with electric shocks and was injured in a fall during the initiation ceremony for the Oleika Shrine Temple in June, 1989.
SPORTS
January 5, 1991
Gary Meek, Esperanza High School football coach, has been named co-coach of the South team that will participate in the 40th Shrine All-Star game scheduled July 27 at the Rose Bowl. Last fall, Meek led Esperanza to a 14-0 record and the Southern Section's Division III championship. Meek will be joined by Dick Barrett, retiring coach at Lompoc. George White of San Francisco Galileo and Mike Vogt of Visalia Mt. Whitney will coach the North team.
SPORTS
July 20, 1990 | LONNIE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the South team gathered for the first time Thursday to prepare for the 39th annual Shrine all-star football game, Chris Alexander of Hawthorne High School said he felt honored to be among the 60 players selected for the July 28 contest. Considering that the speedy 5-foot-9 running back missed most of the 1988 football season because of a broken arm, Alexander's path to becoming an all-star was not an easy one.
SPORTS
July 23, 1989 | Jim Murray
The ball was right there where it had to be. It floated toward the receiver's chest. He only had to leap three feet forward, tuck it in and dash across the goal line six yards away. Rod Sherman put the ball away, wheeled and streaked through the end zone triumphantly. Behind him, the burned defender clasped his hands to his forehead and moaned. On the sideline, his coach did the same thing, and Life magazine forever captured the instant in a full-page photo.
SPORTS
July 23, 1989 | Jim Murray
The ball was right there where it had to be. It floated toward the receiver's chest. He only had to leap three feet forward, tuck it in and dash across the goal line six yards away. Rod Sherman put the ball away, wheeled and streaked through the end zone triumphantly. Behind him, the burned defender clasped his hands to his forehead and moaned. On the sideline, his coach did the same thing, and Life magazine forever captured the instant in a full-page photo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1988 | CARLA RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
It was hard to corral 4-year-old Michael Rodriguez as he darted about the vast Shrine Exhibition Hall on Thursday, laughing and chasing an oddly shaped balloon that a red-faced clown had just handed to him. To all appearances, Michael is a normal, healthy child--except that when he behaves as a normally active boy he risks shattering bones made fragile by a rare birth defect. Michael and his mother, Andrea Rodriguez, had arrived the night before from Porterville, Calif.
SPORTS
March 23, 1989
Bob Ladouceur of DeLaSalle High School in Concord, Calif., and Pat Preston of Bakersfield High have been named co-coaches of the North team for the 38th annual Shrine All-Star football game July 29 at the Rose Bowl.
SPORTS
January 16, 1989 | Associated Press
A fake punt and Lewis Tillman's power running propeled the East to a 24-6 Shrine Game victory over the West Sunday in a game long on talent but short on offense. Tillman of Jackson State, who was named offensive player of the game, ran for 86 yards and a touchdown to stand out in the all-star game that showcases the top college seniors.
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