CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 2012 |
In a standoff with federal forest officials, Caltrans is proposing to abandon a popular, cliff-hanging highway in the San Gabriel Mountains because it is too expensive to maintain. The proposal to walk away from California Highway 39, enjoyed by an estimated 3 million people a year, comes as the state struggles to close a $9.2-billion budget shortfall. To avoid closure, the California Department of Transportation is trying to persuade the U.S. Forest Service or Los Angeles County to take over the roadway, which runs 27 miles from the city of Azusa nearly to the crest of the San Gabriels.
September 21, 1987 |
Kirk Everist scored five goals to lead top-ranked California to a 10-8 victory over Stanford in the final of the UC Irvine water polo tournament Sunday at Heritage Park in Irvine. The victory snapped a 51-game, two-year winning streak for the Cardinal, the two-time defending NCAA champion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 2006 |
Welfare recipients and their friends and relatives could be defrauding taxpayers of $500 million a year through the county's child-care programs, a grand jury report concludes. According to the report, released Thursday, some county employees estimate that half of the $1.1 billion in funding for the CalWORKs program is lost to fraud because the Department of Public Social Services doesn't verify that welfare-to-work recipients meet the requirements for child-care payments. "Widespread abuse ...
October 24, 1988
Tom Warde scored 5 goals and Tony Bell scored 4 to lead UC Irvine to an 11-6 victory over Pepperdine in a Big West Conference water polo match Sunday at Heritage Park in Irvine. Warde scored twice in the first quarter and the score was tied, 2-2. But Irvine (12-8 overall and 4-1 in conference play) scored 5 goals and shut out Pepperdine in the second quarter to lead, 7-2, at halftime.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 2009 |
Responding to a long-running pattern of child abuse deaths that might have been prevented, Los Angeles County supervisors unanimously ordered a renewed attempt Tuesday to ease communication among agencies that deal with troubled families. The order calls for an interlinked computer system that would expand child abuse investigators' ability to access records showing a family's criminal, educational and medical histories, including critical clues about dangers faced by children. Child advocates have pushed for such reforms for more than 18 years, to little avail.
September 26, 1988
Erik Blum scored three goals to lead Stanford to a 16-8 victory over UC Irvine Sunday in the championship game of the U.S. Air Force water polo tournament at Colorado Springs, Colo. Stanford (10-3), the fourth-ranked team in the nation, led, 4-1, at the end of the first quarter and 7-3 at the half. Tom Warde, Tony Bell and Kevin Wood scored two goals each for Irvine (7-4), the sixth-ranked team in the nation.
September 30, 1987
The UC Irvine water polo team, ranked third in the nation, geared up for a big weekend against Stanford (No. 1) and California (No. 2) by easily defeating Cal State Los Angeles, 16-2, in a nonconference match at Heritage Park in Irvine. Junior Kevin Wood led the Anteaters (5-2) with five goals and senior Mike Doting added three. Juniors Tony Bell and John Redd each had two.
November 26, 1988 |
Zoltan Berty scored twice in the last 1 minute 44 seconds to give third-seeded USC a 13-11 victory over UC Irvine in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. water polo tournament at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach. USC led, 7-2, before Irvine rallied. The Anteaters tied it, 9-9, 10-10 and 11-11. Robert Lynn led USC with 4 goals. Skylar Putman and Chris Morgan scored 3 goals, Tony Bell and Tom Warde 2 each and Mark Herman 1 for Irvine.