CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1989 |
The band played Caribbean-style music, dignitaries in academic robes strolled among tables laden with everything from birthday cake to burritos and actor Steve Martin wore his trademark arrow-through-the-head prop. It was a day of transitions Friday on the campus of California State University Long Beach--Martin finally received a college degree, Curtis L. McCray was inaugurated as president and the university threw a bash for its 40th birthday. About 3,300 people attended, including Gov.