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tsutherlandco
08-09-2017
02:50 AM ET (US)
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10-06-2016
05:49 PM ET (US)
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Snaka
10-05-2016
08:09 PM ET (US)
Looking for any pictures of Corky's.
Edited 10-05-2016 08:10 PM
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04-22-2016
04:01 AM ET (US)
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11-27-2014
08:23 PM ET (US)
Hi Mr. Sharkey,
I worked in the Circulation Dept from 1972 until 1975. I started working there right out of high school, earning $75.00 a week. When I left the paper to go to school in Washington State, I was making $90.00 a week. At the time, still living at home, that $90.00 went really far!  My department managers were Gil Gordon, Mr. Hilger, and Phil Lugo.  I wonder what happened to them when the paper folded.....  Gil was nearing retirement age and Mr. Hilger wasn't far behind when I left the paper. When Patty was missing,  not a day passed without one old lady or another calling to ask us where the SLA was hiding Patty. Like we'd know what the FBI didn't! When their paper was late, Harriet or David Nelson would call the circulation desk sometimes. They were the kindest people I spoke with while working at the Herald.  Otoh, OJ Simpson was was the biggest jerk. I have another story about OJ being a jerk, but I'm sure you aren't interested.   My dad, Bill Mc Carthy,  also worked at the Herald. I have many wonderful memories of lunches at Corky's and Saturdays playing hide and seek with my brother in the lobby and up in my dad's office.  I didn't know Steve Hearst, but I did know George Hearst. He was always so nice to me and my brother. The company picnics at Mr. Hearst's ranch (in Santa Barbara, I think) were one of the highlights of the summer. He always took the time to show me all the stabled horses and talk with me about the ranch dogs. When I was a little kid, I thought he looked just like George Reeve.   When my dad passed away, Mr. Hearst wrote a lovely and comforting letter to my mother.    Thanks for the trip down memory lane!  Please feel free to write back. Happy Thanksgiving,Kathy Mc Iver 

     On Thursday, November 27, 2014 1:50 PM, QT - Don Sharkey <qtopic-28-6f4myBSEgew@quicktopic.com> wrote:

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Don Sharkey
11-27-2014
04:50 PM ET (US)
I worked as Classified Copy Desk Manager from 1976-1979 and then as a salesperson in the automotive department from 1981-1982. One of my great memories after a few days on the job was taking a classified ad and then the credit department telling me the advertiser's credit was not good so they couldn't approve the ad. I called the guy back and said his credit was no good - of course, he called the publisher and then Lorraine Rader, who was the secretary to the Classified Director marched in with one of her crazy hats and said "Who is the no good G*D Damn Shoe Clerk who told this guy his credit was no good?". I sheepishly admitted it was me - all she could do was smile and keep smoking her long cigarette. Ah, the memories. Alan Malamud and Doug Krikorian having lunch at Corky's - the best sports section in town. Worked with ALOT of great people - often wonder where they are now....Scott Hughes, Mary Kelley, Ron Tropcich, Midori Selph, Mike Lemke, Greg Gerber and many more too numerous to mention. I was hired in 1976 at $117.00 per week and left there making $150 per week - best job I ever had. I worked with Steve Hearst, who was the son of the SF Chronicle publisher, during the SLA/Patty Hearst news. Steve was not a typical Hearst...with his long hair and jeans, he came into the department and had a tin can walking around saying "pennies for Patty". I was also envious because he was dating a beautiful waitress across the street at Corky's. When they were going to hire a CAM that I couldn't get along with, Dave Feldman tried everything to make me stay. But I knew even then the HER-EX was on its way out. A popular joke in classified during that time was "What's the difference between the Titanic and the Her-Ex? The Titanic had a band. But I miss the building, the people and all the good times back then.
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Bob Newsome
09-22-2014
12:04 PM ET (US)
I delivered the Herald Examiner out in the Valley for a couple of years I'm guessing about 1966 or 67 timeframe. I first had one then two routes when one of our boys quit. My Schwinn Sting Ray was quite a bear to manage with both front and rear bags full but I managed. Fond memories now but there were times I questioned my sanity.
Edited 09-22-2014 12:05 PM
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Eva Vasquez
08-22-2014
06:39 PM ET (US)
I worked at the HerEx for over 10 years this place was my school a great place to work for and not a day goes by that I don't miss it. the clossing of the paper was so sudden and sad, i worked tiil the last day, a big happy family- the photo on the front page of the final edition speaks volumes. What you might not see are the tears on so many of our faces.

Great friendships, great memories, and great experiences - that's what I will always remember
eva Vasquez - evabalina@hotmail.com
Edited 08-26-2014 12:56 PM
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Gene Youngblood
03-13-2014
02:39 PM ET (US)
I was a reporter for the Herald-Examiner 1962-1967, working for Aggie Underwood. I'm writing a memoir, and I'm looking for photographs of the city room the way it looked at that time. It must have remained unchanged for some years after, but I don't know how long. The Los Angeles Public Library is helping me, but so far they have not found any wide views of the city room. So if you have one,or know someone who might, please contact me. Gene Youngblood atopia@comcast.net Tel: 505.424.8708 (Santa Fe, NM).
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arivera
04-12-2013
02:16 AM ET (US)
how do i find past specific date and editions ? my name was mentioned after the first california lottery scratchers came out on Oct.1, 1985 as one of the first winners !!! maybe a few days later !!
Edited 04-12-2013 02:22 AM
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Alma
04-06-2013
02:21 PM ET (US)
Does anybody know if the Herald-Examiner will ever be able to view online, like on a site such as NewspaperArchive.com? I know it's available at the L.A. Public Library, but would be nice to view online for those of us who can't make it down to Downtown L.A. often.
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Wayne
02-08-2013
03:20 PM ET (US)
I have an unused 1987 Herald Examiner wall calendar and I am accepting all offers - If interested please call 661.886.4177
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Keith
05-15-2012
04:09 PM ET (US)
I have one of the final editions of the herald examiner newspaper from nov. Of 1989...im taking offers for it...if intrested call...7027428957
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04-03-2012
01:06 PM ET (US)
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