View has revisited some of the people and places it reported on in the last several months. Among them:
--Hollywood's Masquers Club, which because of declining funds sold its building and moved.
--Jimmy and Ricky Sperry, blinded in an accident 11 years ago, who received cornea transplants in August.
--Balu Natarajan, who triumphed over 167 other youngsters to win the National Spelling Bee in June.
The Cincinnati Reds bought the contract of National City pitcher Gino Minutelli, 21, who pitched for the first time last summer with the independent Tri-Cities Triplets in Washington state.
The former Sweetwater High School outfielder will report to the Reds' spring training camp in Tampa, Fla., in March.
The Times reported in June and September that Minutelli played for the Triplets in southeastern Washington.
Brentwood attorney Dick Leavitt and three Los Angeles associates purchased the Class A minor league team last winter. They could not find a major league organization to supply players, which is the common practice.