November 27, 1989 |
MTV's 'Decade': MTV, which was launched in 1981, will look back over the 1980s in "Decade," a two-hour retrospective which the cable network says is one of its most ambitious projects to date. The program will first air on Dec. 13 (9 p.m.), with repeats on Dec. 17 (2 p.m.) and Dec. 21 (9 p.m.). News clips, sound bites, film footage and interviews will bring back people and events, from Michael Jackson and Guns N' Roses to Chernobyl and the AIDS crisis.
November 13, 2012 |
Los Angeles has been a fighting a tide of runaway production of big-budget movies and television dramas. Now it may face an emigration of another homegrown industry - adult entertainment. That's the specter raised by some of the hundreds of porn producers in L.A. after voters approved Measure B, which requires performers to wear condoms and establishes a new permitting system for adult entertainment shoots. PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments The law was advocated by AIDS activists who argued it would protect performers from disease outbreaks.
July 28, 1991 |
If the prospective presidential campaign of Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa were a movie, it might be titled "Abe Lincoln Meets Harry Truman in Camelot." But would it sell to California voters? Sure, Harkin said Friday.
HOME & GARDEN
February 16, 1991
The tenuous bright spot in the gloom of the home-building picture for 1990 was multifamily homes--condos, apartments and the like. Although December's total of multifamily home permits was the lowest number issued during any month in the last five years, it was enough to leave the 1990 total, 8,556, just slightly lower than 1989's 8,608.