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April 30, 2013 |
Pale and emaciated, Michael Jackson lay on his bed in his $100,000-a-month Holmby Hills mansion looking like an end-stage cancer patient who had come home to die. The scene inside the house where Jackson lived as he prepared for a comeback tour was described Tuesday in stark detail by Richard Senneff, the lead-off witness in a wrongful-death case brought by the pop legend's mother and three children against entertainment firm AEG. FOR THE...
June 29, 1996 |
"Grand Avenue" is a compelling story of Native American survival in polarized urban society. It reveals, in illuminating, compassionate fashion, what life is like beyond the endless middle-class platitudes that dominate most prime-time programming. It is television drama at its very best. The first small-screen project produced by Robert Redford, "Grand Avenue" is based upon the book of the same title, written and scripted by Greg Sarris.
March 3, 1993 |
A Martinez was on the mound Tuesday, throwing batting practice at Dodgertown. But this time it wasn't Ramon or Pedro. It was their younger brother, Jesus, a left-hander who was signed when he was 16 and spent last season with two rookie clubs. Ramon and Pedro are right-handers. Jesus Martinez, now almost 19, finished his stint, then went to receive the private tutelage of Manager Tom Lasorda, another left-hander, who spent about 45 minutes teaching the youngster to throw a breaking ball.
October 18, 1992 |
Back in 1990, A Martinez guest-starred on "L.A. Law" as a condemned murderer who died in the gas chamber. But through the magic of television, he returns to the NBC show Thursday, this time as new series regular Daniel Morales, a criminal attorney who joins the firm of McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney & Becker as a partner. Not that Martinez (the A, no period, is for Adolph) is a stranger to such television twists: He did, after all, segue to "L.A.
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August 4, 2005 |
Eight years after 10-year-old Anthony Martinez was snatched from outside his Riverside County home while playing with his little brother, authorities Wednesday named a drifter accused of killing four people in Idaho as a suspect in the boy's abduction and slaying.
June 5, 1994 |
A Martinez vividly remembers childhood trips north from Los Angeles. In the car, the future actor's grandmother would tell tales of Tiburcio Vasquez, the notorious bandido who frequented those parts back in the 1850s. Sometimes Martinez's father would stop the car at Vasquez Rocks near Agua Dulce, then pull out his 8-millimeter movie camera. When he and his brothers saw the camera pointing at them, Martinez recalls, "we would shoot each other immediately, then spend the next three minutes dying."