CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1990 |
Graffiti, which can be the signature of gang members, is costing cities and other agencies in Ventura County a bundle to remove, and some officials say it's only getting worse. This year, the tab for graffiti removal in Ventura, Thousand Oaks and Oxnard is expected to run about $275,000. Smaller cities are straining to absorb the cost in their maintenance budgets. Public agencies also are getting socked with removal costs.
May 17, 1992 |
For many Orange County executives, 1991 was a year when their pay packages came under greater shareholder scrutiny and corporate boards were cautious in handing out cash bonuses and perks. It mirrored a trend statewide of keeping executive compensation in line with a company's financial performance. Of the top 100 county executives on the list of publicly traded companies, one-third of the officers saw their cash compensation remain unchanged or had it reduced.
December 28, 1988 |
A bronze medal winner in the 1964 Olympic diving competition, who recently made a death-defying leap from a 160-foot Long Beach Harbor bridge, was talked down from another bridge, authorities said. Larry Andreasen, the bronze-medal winner in the springboard diving competition at the Tokyo Olympics of 1964, was talked down from the Vincent Thomas Bridge between San Pedro and Terminal Island on Tuesday, Los Angeles Port Police Sgt. Dale Dupler said.