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June 15, 1985 | RICH ROBERTS
Coach John Robinson of the Rams will be reunited Monday with the player he calls "the toughest man I've ever been around." Charles White, who grew up in the San Fernando Valley and won a Heisman Trophy while playing for Robinson at USC in 1979, became a free agent Thursday when he cleared waivers asked by the Cleveland Browns. Friday, the Rams invited him to meet with Robinson. If all goes well, White is expected to sign with the Rams.
NEWS
June 3, 1993 | JESSICA HULSEY, CYPRESS HIGH SCHOOL
Pro surfer Richie Collins and an Orange County student anti-drug organization have joined forces to present a two-day beach event in Huntington Beach this weekend. The Richie Collins/ Drug Use Is Life Abuse Surfing Contest will be held at Huntington State Beach at Brookhurst Street, Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is believed to be the first surfing tie-in with the anti-drug movement.
SPORTS
June 15, 1985 | RICH ROBERTS, Times Staff Writer
Ram Coach John Robinson will be reunited Monday with the player he calls "the toughest man I've ever been around." Charles White, who won a Heisman Trophy while playing for Robinson at USC in 1979, became a free agent Thursday when he cleared waivers asked by the Cleveland Browns on their former first-round draft choice. Friday the Rams invited him to fly to Los Angeles Monday to meet with Robinson. "I would like to play anywhere right now," White said by phone from Cleveland. "I need a job."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1999 | JUDY LIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After years as a student activist against drugs, Orange County native Jessica Hulsey has brought her fight against drugs to the nation's capital, hoping to make a difference. Hulsey, 22, whose parents were both addicted to heroin during her childhood in Buena Park, has dedicated much of her young adult life to fighting drugs, using her family's ordeal to relay a message of hope to thousands of young people across the country.
NEWS
October 25, 1993 | ANN CONWAY
"Gone with the Wind" met "Grease" on Saturday night when a "Fabulous Fifties" bash for Drug Abuse Is Life Abuse was staged at the Tara-like manse of John and Donna Crean in Santa Ana Heights. Drug Abuse Is Life Abuse is a nonprofit organization in Santa Ana that through education and public awareness seeks to eliminate drug abuse. Gals in poodle skirts mixed with guys in letter sweaters among the stately white columns that dot the Crean digs. Burgers took the place of hush puppies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Each time a judge in Orange County advocates legalizing drugs, Julie Holt cringes. As director of the county's Drug Use Is Life Abuse program, she believes that the debate on decriminalizing drug use undermines the efforts of her organization. "Every time I hear someone come out in favor of legalization, I feel frustrated and sad," Holt said. "It takes up a lot of our resources to respond to them."
NEWS
October 6, 1989 | BOB SCHWARTZ and MARIA NEWMAN, Times Staff Writer
A 15-year-old Loara High School student, armed with a shotgun and pistol, walked into a drama class, shot one boy in the face and held other students hostage for more than a half hour Thursday, Anaheim authorities said. The armed ninth-grader, reportedly beset with family problems, ordered the drama teacher out of the room and later allowed the injured student and terrified female classmates to leave.
NEWS
February 3, 1994
Life in high school is more than hitting the books and going out on Saturday nights. In fact, Orange County teen-agers are involved in a wide variety of school and community activities that enrich others' lives as well as their own. From raising money to feeding the homeless to tutoring other students, here's a sampling of how some of them have gotten involved. Gary Goble, 14 Orange County High School of the Arts, Los Alamitos When Gary dances, it's with purpose.
NEWS
June 19, 1991 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They grew up hearing about the depletion of the ozone layer and the destruction of the rain forest in Brazil. Live Aid, Farm Aid and Comic Relief became part of their vocabulary. And they witnessed the materialism of the '80s clash with growing poverty and homelessness. So it's not surprising that the emerging generation of the '90s is showing more interest in social causes and less interest in the pursuit of fast-track corporate careers.
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