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August 14, 1996 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the orchestra strikes the first chord of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, professional singer and college student Susan Jeske of Costa Mesa will literally be in the spotlight. "I hope I don't get nervous," said Jeske, who earned a spot in the "Guinness Book of Records" in 1992 for most renditions of the national anthem in one day (17). "I'm keeping my fingers crossed."
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August 14, 1996 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the orchestra strikes the first chord of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, professional singer and college student Susan Jeske of Costa Mesa will literally be in the spotlight. "I hope I don't get nervous," said Jeske, who earned a spot in the "Guinness Book of Records" in 1992 for most renditions of the national anthem in one day (17). "I'm keeping my fingers crossed."
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June 30, 1993 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Susan Jeske has sung it by the dawn's early light. She's still been belting it out at the twilight's last gleaming, giving proof through the night that she loves singing that "Star-Spangled Banner." Check out Page 301 of the current Guinness Book of World Records and you'll find Jeske there as the record-holder for singing the "most versions of the national anthem in 24 hours." This was accomplished over last year's Third and Fourth of July, when the 31-year-old Costa Mesan sang at 17 events.
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June 30, 1993 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Susan Jeske has sung it by the dawn's early light. She's still been belting it out at the twilight's last gleaming, giving proof through the night that she loves singing that "Star-Spangled Banner." Check out Page 301 of the current Guinness Book of World Records and you'll find Jeske there as the record-holder for singing the "most versions of the national anthem in 24 hours." This was accomplished over last year's Third and Fourth of July, when the 31-year-old Costa Mesan sang at 17 events.
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October 13, 1999 | Ana Cholo-Tipton, (714) 966-5890
Ms. America 2000 Susan Jeske will be addressing Buena Park High School students today. Jeske, a native of Littleton, Colo., will talk about the tragic campus shooting that occurred in her hometown earlier this year and the recurring problem of school violence. Her visit coincides with the high school's Campaign Against Violence Week. Jeske is also an activist for Students Against Violence and is the spokeswoman for the United Student Aid Assn.
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July 17, 2003
Two charities that offer educational, medical and financial aid to children in Afghanistan and Iran will host a fund-raising concert Saturday at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove. The Festival of HOPE (Help the Orphans Be Productive and Educated) is presented by the International Orphan Care and Child Foundation to help fund a new educational facility on the Afghanistan-Iran border. "We see this as a historical event," said International Orphan Care founder Hasan Nouri of Laguna Hills.
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May 14, 1999 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
Thousand Oaks resident Robert Nesen, past ambassador to Australia under President Ronald Reagan, will be inducted into the Ventura County Republican Hall of Fame during a dinner Saturday night. Nesen, who is now retired, became politically active in 1948 after meeting then-Rep. Richard Nixon. He served on several of Nixon's campaigns for public office, including his successful presidential bid in 1968. In 1972, Nixon appointed Nesen assistant secretary of the Navy.
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December 10, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS
Susan Jeske returned from Las Vegas last weekend the winner of a national beauty pageant that does not care if contestants are married, single or parents. Crowned the first Ms. America at the Luxor Las Vegas hotel, she swept up $75,000 in cash and prizes. Jeske, 36, said she was shocked that she bested younger contestants. "When I got to the pageant and I looked at everyone, like Ms. Texas and Ms. Alabama, I said, 'If I am in the Top 10, I'll be very happy,' " she said.
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August 3, 1991 | HERBERT J. VIDA
Frank Scholl of Huntington Beach, Harry Martina of Buena Park and Joel Rule tw of Anaheim, all Orange County Transit District mechanics, will compete Aug. 17 in Chicago against other American and Canadian mechanics at the American Public Transit Assn.'s International Bus Maintenance Roadeo. The Orange County mechanics won the maintenance category as a three-member team against other teams in the district's recent annual Roadeo.
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