December 15, 1990 |
The Times Indoor Games have been canceled, for at least a year. The Los Angeles Times announced Friday that the track and field meet, which it has co-sponsored since 1960, would not be run in 1991. It had been scheduled for Feb. 14 at the Forum. "We've decided not to stage the meet this year basically because we have been unable to find a new co-sponsor and we lost our traditional Friday night date," meet director Will Kern said. "We hope to regroup and come back better than ever in 1992."
January 6, 1989 |
The 30th annual Los Angeles Times indoor track and field meet Feb. 17 at the Forum will be sponsored by the Eagle Division of Chrysler Motors, meet director Will Kern said Thursday. Kern said that The Times was able to attract a co-sponsor after The Athletics Congress, the national governing body for track and field, announced last month that the meet will be televised by the Turner Broadcasting System as part of TAC's American Plan. Kern: "The American Plan saved us.
October 29, 1991
Nine new members of the Orange County Sports Hall of Fame will be inducted tonight during a banquet at the Disneyland Hotel, where Merlin Olsen will serve as master of ceremonies. Bobby Knopp, Bertha Ragan Tickey, Dwight Stones, Bruce Penhall, Shirley Topley, Alex Omalev, Bill Cook, Homer Beatty and Pat McInally will be enshrined. Five others will be recognized with special achievement awards.
October 6, 1991
Four Orange Countians will receive special awards when nine new members are inducted into the county's Sports Hall of Fame Oct. 29 at the Disneyland Hotel. Becky McCafferty of Irvine has been named the winner of the Woody Dietch Courage Award for her work as spokesman for the disabled. McCafferty was competing for a berth on the Olympic swimming team when a body-surfing accident permanently confined her to a wheelchair in 1981. She was named Ms.
December 6, 1995 |
"Hellcab" at the Tamarind Theatre in Hollywood is funny, short and tight, a series of vignettes showing the passengers in a single cab on a cold Christmas Day. The unnamed cabby (Paul Dillon) who drives the mean streets of Chicago from 6 a.m. until dark looks menacing, but he is green enough to be surprised by every urban nut he encounters. His reactions to the people he sees through the rearview mirror hold the play together.