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June 15, 2002 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Friday urged young Americans to dedicate themselves to a lifetime of serving others, telling about 6,000 Ohio State University graduates that volunteerism is "a matter of conscience." In a commencement address, his second this spring, the president recalled the selfless acts of the Sept. 11 heroes and told his audience: "You will determine whether our new ethic of responsibility is the break of a wave or the rise of a tide.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
It's about 6 p.m. and the teen caller says he's worried about a burning sensation when he urinates. Before that, an anonymous caller is cautioned to leave an air bubble at the tip of a condom when putting it on her partner. These aren't what many would consider typical evening conversations between two teens. But six nights a week, they are exactly the sort of topics teenagers calling the Teen Reproductive Health Help Line discuss with their peers.
MAGAZINE
December 19, 1999 | Martin J. Smith
As someone who has climbed to the upper rungs of the AYSO organizational chart, Jerry Macfarlane can tell you that the key to power is sometimes, well, a key. On any given Saturday morning, more than 630,000 American kids strap on their shinguards, lace their cleats and line up for kickoff. They do so mostly on soccer fields at public schools, which generally are locked up tight on weekends.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1990 | ADRIANNE GOODMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Youth ministers and leaders at several South Bay churches say they use a variety of methods for screening volunteer youth counselors. Some conduct informal interviews or require application forms, and some choose only people who are longtime members of their own churches. At Christ Episcopal Church in Redondo Beach, Father James Newman said even though all the church's youth volunteers are parents, they are required to complete a form that includes questions about their backgrounds.
MAGAZINE
December 19, 1999 | Martin J. Smith
As someone who has climbed to the upper rungs of the AYSO organizational chart, Jerry Macfarlane can tell you that the key to power is sometimes, well, a key. On any given Saturday morning, more than 630,000 American kids strap on their shinguards, lace their cleats and line up for kickoff. They do so mostly on soccer fields at public schools, which generally are locked up tight on weekends.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1994 | THUAN LE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her name is Xuan, meaning "spring," and this is the fourth winter she has spent apart from her family since she ran away from home in Santa Ana. But it is the first lunar new year the 16-year-old will spend locked inside the Orange County Juvenile Hall.
NATIONAL
June 15, 2002 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush on Friday urged young Americans to dedicate themselves to a lifetime of serving others, telling about 6,000 Ohio State University graduates that volunteerism is "a matter of conscience." In a commencement address, his second this spring, the president recalled the selfless acts of the Sept. 11 heroes and told his audience: "You will determine whether our new ethic of responsibility is the break of a wave or the rise of a tide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1991 | JAMES QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 54-year-old Van Nuys man who admitted using his position as a youth volunteer to molest at least six young boys was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison after declaring, "I need to be punished, I must be punished." Landreth Harrison, who had pleaded no contest--the legal equivalent of a guilty plea--to 10 sex-related charges, could have been imprisoned for 24 years. When the plea was entered last month, Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Judith M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1991 | TERRY SPENCER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Eighth-grader Marcelo Garcia took Evelyn Olinger by the hand Thursday and escorted the frail, tiny woman into the Torrance Care Center's recreation room. There, 60 of Marcelo's classmates from Bert Lynn Middle School mingled and laughed with those many years their senior. It was the school's fourth and last weekly visit to the convalescent home--and clearly many were enjoying it. Side by side, the young and old played card games and table games. Christmas cards and gifts were exchanged.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
It's about 6 p.m. and the teen caller says he's worried about a burning sensation when he urinates. Before that, an anonymous caller is cautioned to leave an air bubble at the tip of a condom when putting it on her partner. These aren't what many would consider typical evening conversations between two teens. But six nights a week, they are exactly the sort of topics teenagers calling the Teen Reproductive Health Help Line discuss with their peers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1994 | THUAN LE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her name is Xuan, meaning "spring," and this is the fourth winter she has spent apart from her family since she ran away from home in Santa Ana. But it is the first lunar new year the 16-year-old will spend locked inside the Orange County Juvenile Hall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1991 | TERRY SPENCER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Eighth-grader Marcelo Garcia took Evelyn Olinger by the hand Thursday and escorted the frail, tiny woman into the Torrance Care Center's recreation room. There, 60 of Marcelo's classmates from Bert Lynn Middle School mingled and laughed with those many years their senior. It was the school's fourth and last weekly visit to the convalescent home--and clearly many were enjoying it. Side by side, the young and old played card games and table games. Christmas cards and gifts were exchanged.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1991 | JAMES QUINN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 54-year-old Van Nuys man who admitted using his position as a youth volunteer to molest at least six young boys was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison after declaring, "I need to be punished, I must be punished." Landreth Harrison, who had pleaded no contest--the legal equivalent of a guilty plea--to 10 sex-related charges, could have been imprisoned for 24 years. When the plea was entered last month, Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Judith M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1990 | ADRIANNE GOODMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Youth ministers and leaders at several South Bay churches say they use a variety of methods for screening volunteer youth counselors. Some conduct informal interviews or require application forms, and some choose only people who are longtime members of their own churches. At Christ Episcopal Church in Redondo Beach, Father James Newman said even though all the church's youth volunteers are parents, they are required to complete a form that includes questions about their backgrounds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1999 | PAULA PISANI
Murray and Adele Rosenbluth were recently honored as Citizens of the Year during the Port Hueneme Chamber of Commerce/Oxnard Harbor District installation and award dinner. Murray Rosenbluth is mayor pro tem of Port Hueneme, serves on a number of advisory committees and volunteers with youth organizations. Adele Rosenbluth is president of Friends of the Ray D. Prueter Library and volunteers with youth programs.
NEWS
April 5, 1990
Mayor William Thomson's youth program proposals, outlined in his State of the City speech last week, were approved Tuesday by the Board of Directors for implementation by the city's boards and commissions and for inclusion in next year's budget. Thomson proposed expanding the Police Department youth adviser program, improving after-school programs, hiring a youth program coordinator, putting the city's seniors to work as volunteers in youth programs and starting a college-assistance trust fund.
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