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February 2, 1989 | LYNN SIMROSS, Times Staff Writer
What if your dog is hit by a car or your cat is wheezing and can't breathe properly in the middle of the night? Where do you take it for emergency treatment when your own veterinarian's office is closed? It is for just such eventualities that night vets exist. These are emergency clinics that are not open during the day, but have hours from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. weekdays and 24-hours-a-day on weekends and holidays.
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February 2, 1989 | LYNN SIMROSS, Times Staff Writer
What if your dog is hit by a car or your cat is wheezing and can't breathe properly in the middle of the night? Where do you take it for emergency treatment when your own veterinarian's office is closed? It is for just such eventualities that night vets exist. These are emergency clinics that are not open during the day, but have hours from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. weekdays and 24-hours-a-day on weekends and holidays.
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April 18, 1993
Astudent team from the Cal Poly Pomona Animal and Veterinary Science Department won an animal science competition in Idaho. The competition included a written exam, oral presentation, laboratory practicum and college bowl.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 9, 1998
* Re "Goodbye Gobbler," Nov. 26: Kimberley Smith's students may have learned some veterinary science, but one hopes that they will learn something more important as they continue to reflect on the slaughter of their turkeys. One student commented: "As long as I don't see it, it's all right. . . . It's one of those things that has to be done in life."
NEWS
May 10, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Brain tissue from a New York cow is being tested for bovine spongiform encephalitis, so-called "mad cow" disease, because abnormalities were seen when the animal was slaughtered, said experts at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's veterinary science laboratory in Ames, Iowa.. However, results of several tests have shown no signs of the nervous system disorder, said Terry Medley, administrator of the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 9, 1998 | JUDITH A. WILLIS
Farm animals as pets may be a new experience to your family, but children have been involved in animal husbandry through 4-H Clubs for decades. 4-H is a national youth development organization that provides opportunities for nontraditional education for youth from kindergarten through age 19. The more than two dozen 4-H clubs in Ventura County have been organized to teach children and teens the 4-H ideals of head, heart, hands and health.
SPORTS
June 17, 1994 | JOHN ORTEGA
Jessica De La Cerda of Hart High, the runner-up in the 1,600 meters in the Southern Section Division I track and field championships last month, will attend Oklahoma State in the fall on a full athletic scholarship. De La Cerda chose Oklahoma State over Adams State, an NCAA Division II school in Colorado that offered a three-quarter scholarship. "I really liked the school and the town," De La Cerda said. "Everything was nice and green there and the people were really laid back and nice."
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April 17, 1987 | Associated Press
Fire badly damaged an animal diagnostic center building under construction at the University of California here early Thursday, and officials were investigating a possible connection with vandalism elsewhere on campus claimed by an animal rights group. The fire damage was estimated at the scene at "$1 million plus" by Assistant Fire Chief Bill Greene. But Larry Navarette, arson and bomb investigator for the state fire marshal, said damage was probably closer to $2.5 million.
BUSINESS
April 30, 1996 | Marla Dickerson
It's urban renewal time in Frontierland. Disneyland constructioneers are bulldozing the old Big Thunder Ranch to make way for the Festival of Fools, a live stage show to accompany Disney's upcoming animated feature, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." It's just the latest in a string of tie-ins and cross promotions Disney has devised to plug its films and merchandise in its theme parks. Witness the Lion King parade and the Pocahontas and Toy Story live stage shows currently running at Disneyland.
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September 11, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA
Rural Orange County will be the setting Sunday for a Country Fun Fair and Barnyard Fashion Parade, featuring potbellied pigs in tutus, put on by the Trabuco Trailblazers 4-H Club and Live Oak Canyon Stables. County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez will lead a panel of community leaders in judging the Barnyard Fashion Parade, which also will feature costumed goats, sheep, rabbits and ducks.
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November 25, 1995 | MIMI KO CRUZ
In an era of sophisticated technology classes for high school students, one of the most popular programs at Fullerton Union High would have been familiar to the grandparents of today's pupils: vocational agriculture. "Agriculture is no longer just cows and plows," said George Beard, agriculture teacher and department chairman. "It's science, research, business, public relations. . . . Ten percent of all jobs in the state are agriculture-related."
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