CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1992 |
A state board granted Southern Pacific Milling Co. a minor victory Friday in its effort to mine 500 acres west of Fillmore when it designated the land a significant mining resource area. The designation by the State Board of Mines and Geology does not guarantee SP Milling approval from the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, but it theoretically makes the project more difficult to reject, opponents to the project say.
December 13, 1985 |
Long Beach Yacht Club's Congressional Cup races March 10-16 could be a preview of the America's Cup competition, judging from the tentative list of entries announced by Brian Donaldson, general chairman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1990 |
Following a monthlong investigation, police have arrested two men suspected of operating an Orange County credit card pyramid scheme. Robert Joseph Shea, 40, of Garden Grove and Michael William Berger, 37, of Placentia were arrested by detectives on Tuesday following a meeting with prospective customers at a meeting hall of the Westminster Manor, said Westminster Police Detective Robert Gill. The two men, connected to Inglewood-based Credit Card Bank Club Inc.
November 13, 2009 |
Amid the flurry of round-numbered commemorations this year, Henry Purcell -- born 350 years ago -- finally had his day in the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Wednesday night. Nicholas McGegan, the jolly elf of the period performance scene, brought his crack Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale down from the Bay Area as part of a West Coast tour. He also brought the tall, Texas-raised star mezzo-soprano Susan Graham for her Disney Hall debut and a first-class cast of singers.
February 21, 2009 |
Classical music fans have reason to be excited that the Los Angeles Opera production of Richard Wagner's "Das Rheingold" -- the first opera in Wagner's epic 15-hour, four-opera cycle "The Ring of the Nibelung" -- opens tonight at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.