CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 27, 1997 |
The city has been sued by a man who claims he was struck by a bowling ball in a bizarre accident caused by horseplay among workers at the city's recycling center. In a complaint filed with the city this month, Jim Hawk alleges he was on a business trip at the Del Norte Regional Recycling and Transfer Station in May when a bowling ball hit and broke his leg. Hawk claims recycling center workers were rolling the ball on the ground.
March 6, 2001 |
With three weeks left before Vancouver Grizzly owner Michael Heisley must tell the NBA where he wants his team to play next season, a top official in Louisiana said Monday he understood Heisley would choose between Anaheim and New Orleans. "We are in the final two," said Steve Perry, chief of staff to Louisiana Gov. Mike Foster, during remarks to the Press Club of Baton Rouge, La.
May 20, 1985 |
LRB, as the Little River Band is now known, is trying to toughen up its sound--to move from smart, sassy pop to harder-edged rock. Unfortunately, the new sound is as anonymous as the new name: In a dubious bid to "stay contemporary," the group is sacrificing the very elements that made it special and endearing. LRB's new direction was evident from the start Saturday night at the Pacific Amphitheatre. The sextet performed lots of new songs and even attempted to roughen up some of the oldies.
December 29, 1986 |
Early in Journey's show Friday at the Long Beach Arena, singer Steve Perry shouted, "If this is Long Beach, this must be a Journey concert"--a non sequitur worthy of Groucho Marx. The end of the evening brought a kind of musical non sequitur: After stringing together several Journey faves, the quintet segued from its concert favorite "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin' " into Elvis Presley's 1957 hit "Jailhouse Rock."
September 8, 1990
In other games: Liberty Christian 50, Coast Christian 14 -- Halfback Gabe Baltodano ran for three touchdowns and gained 151 yards rushing to lead Liberty Christian in the Patriots' season-opener at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach. Halfback Jeremy Anderson added two touchdowns and 74 yards rushing for Liberty Christian. La Habra 26, La Serna 0--Jason Johnson rushed for 162 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Highlanders at California High School.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1994 |
To restock Manna, the local food bank, the Conejo Valley Board of Realtors will hold a "Super Saturday" grocery collection outside seven local supermarkets today. Volunteers will stand outside the markets urging shoppers to purchase a few extra items to donate to Manna. The food bank will accept canned goods, diapers, paper supplies and groceries. Last year, a similar event collected $7,000 worth of food.
July 1, 1993 |
If you want imagination, daring improvisation or provocative messages in rock music, the last place to look was Monday's Universal Amphitheatre concert by Foreigner, the hugely successful arena-rock band that was in its prime in the late '70s through the mid-'80s. Foreigner didn't doctor its oldies with too many frills, and kept new material at a minimum. This was a momentous occasion for Foreigner fans.
September 25, 1994 |
'Under Siege II: Dark Territory" could easily be dubbed "Steven Seagal: Forbidden Zone" if any weight is given to the rising tide of complaints and accusations from its crew that continue to plague the film. Former line producer Chris Kenny has surfaced with a big bone to pick. He insists that he wasn't fired to be replaced by Steve Perry as stated in a Times article Aug. 28.