CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 2000
A Huntington Park middle school teacher who allegedly tried to suffocate a rabbit in front of his special education students was removed from the classroom on Wednesday, school district officials said. Godwin Collins Onunwah, a seventh-grade teacher at Gage Middle School, was reassigned to district administrative offices a day after he was charged with a misdemeanor count of animal cruelty, district spokeswoman Hilda Ramirez said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2000 |
Emily Wheelock Reed, an Alabama librarian castigated by segregationists in 1959 for defending a children's book about the love between a white rabbit and a black rabbit, died May 19 at a retirement community in Cockeysville, Md. She was 89. Reed was state librarian during a turbulent period in the South when blacks' struggles for equality stirred ferocious resistance from whites. Blacks were fighting for equal access to many areas of public life, including schools and libraries.
March 31, 2011 |
With this being the Chinese Year of the Rabbit, and with "Hop," Russell Brand's tribute to the Easter Bunny, out this weekend, it felt like the right time to get a little hopped up ourselves. Bunnies have long been a favorite subject of writers — think Beatrix Potter and Lewis Carroll — and don't forget American folklore's Br'er Rabbit of the Uncle Remus stories. They've had an impact on the big screen as well. So, while Brand romps across theaters as E.B., the son of the Easter Bunny who doesn't want to follow in his father's paw prints, we take a look at some of the most memorable rabbits in movies.
HOME & GARDEN
January 31, 2008 |
IT was an unseasonably fair January day outside the celebrated Maison & Objet design show, but inside the crowd was hit with a blizzard. "All this white!" said a textile designer from Connecticut, noting that the 1.
July 13, 2003 |
"Harvey" is the story of Elwood P. Dowd, a sweet-natured innocent who lives to spread conviviality and a kind-hearted philosophy -- and of Harvey, the invisible, 6-foot-plus white rabbit who is Dowd's constant companion and guide. The comedy ran seven years on Broadway, starting in 1944, and won the Pulitzer Prize for author Mary Coyle Chase.
August 21, 1988 |
David Burgess usually leaves his construction job in Manassas, Va., about 5:30 p.m., eats dinner alone at Bob's Big Boy, then drives straight to his home: a pup tent in Fairfax County. "It's a little cramped," said Burgess, 32, peering down at his green plastic roof. "I really don't like staying in the tent, but housing around here is so expensive." Across Ox Road, residents of The Ridings at Canterberry pay as much as $474,500 for their elegant single-family houses.
May 18, 2012 |
Successful, micro-targeted neighborhood music festivals have been proliferating — including Make Music Pasadena, the Eagle Rock Music Festival, Venice's Abbott Kinney Music Festival and Echo Park's Culture Collide — and now we can now add "The Nice Stretch of West Hollywood That's West of Fairfax Avenue but East of the Sunset Strip Festival. " Sunday's festival is actually called the Hudson Block Party, and for a second year the classy-casual bar and restaurant that throws it has booked an unexpectedly buzzy bill of local and national acts, including White Rabbits, LP and Haim.
December 23, 1990 |
IF EVEN ICE CREAM AND CAKE don't guarantee smiling cherub faces at your child's birthday party, it may be time to create a "CynSation" with party props made by Pasadena artist Cynthia James. Alice, the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit and the Cheshire Cat complete an Alice in Wonderland theme, while clowns and balloon-toting bears create the classic circus atmosphere. James rents her colorful, papier- mache props for $20 to $100 a day.
January 11, 2012 |
A nightly dance party created as a last-minute diversion to entertain idle hordes waiting for a wildly popular attraction at Disney California Adventure has turned into an ever-evolving mainstay that might just become an accidental institution. PHOTOS: Mad T Party at Disney California Adventure The new Mad T Party scheduled to debut this summer at the Anaheim theme park replaces ElecTRONica, which replaced Glow Fest, which was designed to give visitors something to do back in the summer of 2010 while waiting hours upon hours to watch the instant hit "World of Color" water show.