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September 7, 2000
* Beach Cleanup--Organizers for a local edition of California Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 16 need volunteers to help clear trash and debris from Ventura County beaches, harbors and inland waterways. Last year, more than 45,000 volunteers collected 700,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from California shorelines. Cleanups will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Those interested in volunteering at Ventura County sites may call 654-3179 for detailed information. Internet: http://www.coastal.ca.gov.
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November 18, 1998 | DIANE WEDNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With tide-pooling conditions expected to be perfect in the South Bay this weekend, 65 Granada Hills High School science students will join marine biologists at the Southern California Marine Institute in San Pedro on Saturday for the Valley school's third annual intertidal field study.
HEALTH
April 16, 2001 | PETER CARLSON, WASHINGTON POST
E. Fuller Torrey has lots of brains. They arrive at the rate of about one a week, packed in dry ice and FedExed from coroners around the country. Today he has 398 brains, some whole, some sliced, some diced, some floating in jars, some stored at minus-70 degrees in 52 freezers at his "brain bank" in Bethesda, Md. Most of Torrey's brains come from people who suffered from severe mental illness--schizophrenia or depression or manic-depression.
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January 17, 2000 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What is "mental illness"? The question strikes at the heart of a rapidly growing debate within the mental health community over spending priorities at the National Institute of Mental Health, the federal government's premier research facility on the subject. Some critics argue that NIMH, part of the National Institutes of Health, should focus largely on the severest diseases, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.
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June 15, 1990 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The last thing Leonel Arellano's father said to him before he was shot and killed was, "Be someone in life." Arellano took the advice to heart. Ten years after his father's murder on the streets of Mexico City, the 17-year-old Santa Ana High School senior is ranked in the top 6% of his class.
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July 6, 2006 | Arin Gencer, Times Staff Writer
They gave up a semester's worth of Sundays. They missed practices, lunches and snack breaks. They shrugged off mocking classmates who said they were wasting time. And now, months of sacrifice behind them, eight Glendale High School sophomores who call themselves the YinYangs are gearing up to give world leaders their advice on how to tackle global challenges. The educational adventure they set out on together about five months ago has won them a ticket to St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 2000
If you like to plan ahead, this monthly feature will be your guide and calendar. Just snip it out of the paper and attach it to the fridge. To contribute suggestions for next month's calendar, send a letter by Sept. 20 to the Month Ahead, Los Angeles Times, 93 S. Chestnut St., Ventura 93001. For information, call 653-7570. Capra Fans Sept. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 Conejo Players Theater presents "Moon Over Buffalo," a new play from writer Ken Ludwig, showing at 8 p.m. at 351 S.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 14, 2000
Events Beach Cleanup (654-3179). Sat. Organizers for a local edition of California Coastal Cleanup Day need volunteers to help clear trash and debris from Ventura County beaches, harbors and inland waterways. Last year, more than 45,000 volunteers collected 700,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from California shorelines. Cleanups will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Those interested in volunteering at Ventura County sites can call for detailed information. Internet: http://www.coastal.ca.gov.
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