December 16, 1990
OK, so I'm in the minority. I loved "Cop Rock" and the week will seem so much longer when it's not there at 10 p.m. on Wednesdays. Ann P. Wilson, Santa Barbara
November 4, 2011
One-Eyed Gypsy Where: 901 E. 1st St., L.A. When: Wednesdays through Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Price: Cocktails, $8 to $11 Info: one-eyedgypsy.com
September 25, 2011
'The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985' Where: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens When: Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays through Fridays. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Through Jan. 30. Contact: http://www.huntington.org or (626) 405-2100
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September 10, 1997 |
Free classes on parenting skills are being offered through the Adult Continuing Education Division of the North Orange County Community College District. "Powerful Parenting: For Parents Only," will run for 11 weeks starting Monday, from 7 to 9 p.m. The weekly course will be at the Yorba Linda Education Center, 4175 Fairmont Blvd. Three other classes will be offered on Wednesdays at Cypress Adult Continuing Education Center, 9200 Valley View St.: "Active Parenting of Teens," from 7 to 9 p.m.
October 3, 2012 |
It's been a rough week. A few days ago, at UCLA's Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 6-year-old Jani toppled a food cart and was confined to her room. She slammed her head against the floor, opening a bloody cut that sent her into hysterics. Later, she kicked the hospital therapy dog. Jani normally likes animals. But most of her animal friends -- cats, rats, dogs and birds -- are phantoms that only she can see. January Schofield has schizophrenia. Potent psychiatric drugs -- in doses that would stagger most adults -- seem to skip off her. She is among the rarest of the rare: a child seemingly born mentally ill. She suffers from delusions, hallucinations and paroxysms of rage so severe that not even her parents feel safe.
September 21, 2011
EVENTS Kern County Fair This old-fashioned fair kicks off 12 days of shows, contests, carnival rides, auctions and children's activities. The petting zoo is back by popular demand, and new attractions include a blacksmith show, Wool Riders, Eurobobbies and the Kinect/Xbox Mobile Tour. Through Oct. 2. Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 S. P St., Bakersfield. 3-10 p.m. $8. (661) 833-4900; http://www.kerncountyfair.com. BOOKS Calvin Trillin with Kevin Nealon Not many writers have as much range of tone as Trillin.