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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1999 | Eric C Sanitate, (949) 248-2152
Although the city does not expect widespread service outages when the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, Dana Point will activate the city's Emergency Operations Center as a precautionary measure. City staff and emergency personnel will monitor public safety, public utility activity, and communicate with other government officials to ensure the transition to the next year goes smoothly.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1999 | Eric C Sanitate, (949) 248-2152
Although the city does not expect widespread service outages when the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, Dana Point will activate the city's Emergency Operations Center as a precautionary measure. City staff and emergency personnel will monitor public safety, public utility activity, and communicate with other government officials to ensure the transition to the next year goes smoothly.
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SPORTS
July 15, 2012 | By Austin Knoblauch
Jason Kidd's arrival in New York appears to be getting off to a rough start. The veteran point guard, who signed with the New York Knicks last week, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after police said he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons early Sunday. The 39-year-old was released from a hospital after being treated for minor injuries before being arraigned on intoxicated driving charges, according to Southampton Town police. He later was released without bail.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 24, 2011
SERIES Lidia Celebrates America: The premiere of this new series visits four homes where holiday tables and traditions include an Italian Christmas Eve, Mexican-American Christmas, Chinese New Year and Jewish-American Passover (4 p.m. KOCE). Doctor Who: The new episode "Best of the Christmas Specials" features passionate Whovians from the worlds of entertainment, comedy, science fiction and the digital world to share their favorite moments from the popular Christmas episodes from past seasons (5 and 9:30 p.m. BBC America)
NEWS
December 11, 1999 | From Reuters
Many U.S. drinking water providers and sewage treatment plants have failed to complete their preparations for the Year 2000 computer glitch, which could result in overtreated tap water and sewage overflow, two private watchdog groups said Friday.
NATIONAL
July 21, 2002 | From Associated Press
An order grounding much of the nation's firefighting fleet of aging, heavy-duty air tankers was lifted Saturday, two days after the second deadly crash since June in the middle of a busy wildfire season. Still grounded pending results of federal investigations, however, were nine planes of the same types as those that crashed in June near Walker, Calif., and Thursday near Lyons, Colo., killing a total of five crew members.
NEWS
November 11, 1999 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton offered assurances Wednesday that extensive efforts by all major sectors of the U.S. economy to fix the Year 2000 computer problem have paid off, predicting "no major national breakdowns" on Jan. 1. "I am confident the Y2K problem . . . will not put the savings or the safety of the American people at risk," Clinton said.
BUSINESS
January 1, 2000 | VIRGINIA ELLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As most of California slept in the wee hours Friday, the state's Y2K sentinels huddled over computer screens in Cisco Systems Inc.'s high-rise offices here, nervously searching for signs of technological disaster. By 30 minutes after midnight of New Zealand's new year, the picture was clear: At least in this tiny island nation, fears that man would become the victim of his own invention would not be realized.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 1999 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On New Year's Eve, Leo Crawford will have his beeper on, cell phone and car keys at the ready, and a bottle of aspirin at bedside. As Orange County's Y2K computer guru, Crawford has spent the last 24 months ensuring that he will grab the keys and not the aspirin. Maybe. "I'm optimistic," he said, "but I guarantee we will have missed something, some little thing that won't be life-threatening. But there's just too much to make an assumption that nothing's going to go wrong."
NEWS
December 29, 1998 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton said Monday that officials have fixed a computer glitch that they once feared would disrupt the processing of millions of Social Security benefits after next year. "The Social Security system is now 100% compliant with our standards and safeguards for the year 2000," Clinton said. "The system works. It is secure. And therefore, older Americans can feel more secure."
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