CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1997 |
Jewish Family Service's Family Violence Project, which for 15 years has provided counseling, education and legal advocacy for victims of domestic abuse, has relocated to a new office space that will enable it to offer expanded services, officials said. The project, which serves as many as 500 women and their children a year, operates two emergency shelters in addition to its counseling and advocacy services, said its director, Lynn Moriarty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 24, 2009 |
Relatives and neighbors of a 10-year-old South Gate boy who was struck and killed in a crosswalk Saturday called on city officials to install more safety devices at the busy intersection. Ricardo Mercado was killed while crossing Tweedy Boulevard at San Vincente Avenue with his mother and two sisters at 11:24 a.m. They were on their way home after buying Popsicles at a nearby store. A woman driving a Volkswagen SUV was making a left turn from San Vincente Avenue onto Tweedy Boulevard when she struck the family, said Sgt. Tim Williams of the South Gate Police Department.
November 9, 1989 |
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas--and, sure enough, Orange County's bargain hunters have a brand-new place to search for cut-rate goodies: the Orange County Indoor Swap Meet. The collection of merchants, located at Warner Avenue and Harbor Boulevard in Santa Ana, is the latest to join the county's growing number of indoor swap meets. Already, there are at least half a dozen in Orange County. What makes the Orange County Indoor Swap Meet different is its sheer size.
December 31, 1989
1980 Inglewood High basketball team goes undefeated, named mythical national champ under Coach Vince Combs. Guard Ralph Jackson is player of the year and prep All-American. . . . Banning wins fifth straight City 4-A football title. Running backs Michael Alo and Danny Andrews are prep All-Americans. . . . El Camino College quarterback Todd Hons leads the nation in passing, named first-team All-American. . . .
April 8, 1990 |
If Bobby Hughes had hit the baseball to Timbuktu, Loyola Marymount Coach Chris Smith couldn't have been any happier. After Hughes stroked a tremendous two-out home run to lift Loyola to a series sweep over visiting St. Mary's College with a 10-9 victory in the second game of Saturday's double-header, Smith was thinking about timing, not tape measures. "I'm not concerned about how far he hit it," Smith said. "What I'm really happy about is when he hit it."
June 7, 1991 |
Led by the intriguing selection of basketball standout Terrell Lowery in the second round, at least seven Loyola Marymount players were chosen in this week's amateur baseball draft, with three Lions going in the first four rounds. Lowery, a junior outfielder picked by the Texas Rangers, had not played baseball since high school, but was the 63rd player taken overall.
November 24, 1991 |
Ohio State had a plan: Keep the ball away from Desmond Howard. It was a good plan. But the Buckeyes couldn't make it work. Howard had a 93-yard punt return, the longest in Michigan history, and finished with 213 all-purpose yards Saturday to help the No. 4 Wolverines defeat No. 18 Ohio State, 31-3, and clinch the Big Ten championship outright. "We intended to punt the ball out of bounds all day," Ohio State Coach John Cooper said. "Now you can see why.
June 6, 1987 |
What started as a wild idea two weeks ago could become reality for Whittier Christian High School's baseball team today. The Heralds will play second-seeded St. Bernard at 10 a.m. at Dodger Stadium in the Southern Section 1-A baseball final. Whittier Christian (20-5) entered the playoffs as a wild-card team from the Olympic League. But after they won four consecutive games, the Heralds have reached the final for the first time in the school's history.