August 10, 1992 |
The Newbury Oaks American Legion baseball team rolled to its 29th consecutive victory Sunday by defeating Sacramento, 14-2, in the third round of the state tournament. The game was called after seven innings because of a 10-run rule. Newbury Oaks collected 15 hits, including four by shortstop David Lamb. Lamb, who is batting .432 for the season, had three doubles, a single and five runs batted in. Lamb is 18 for 29 (.631) in the postseason, including six for 10 at the state tournament.
April 29, 1990 |
The Joker plans to laugh all the way to the bank-- well, actually the Federal Depository--on "Batman" (Sunday at 2 p.m. on KTTV). Blowing open the depository and cleaning the place out is a big job. It'll take two villains-the Joker (Cesar Romero) and Catwoman (Eartha Kitt)-to pull it off in "The Funny Feline Felonies." The pair return in the second part, called "The Joke's on the Catwoman" (2:30 p.m.
June 10, 1990 |
THOSE STILL FASCINATED with the real (that is, comic-book) Superman, Batman and Spiderman can thank Rick Werft, owner of the Comic Castle in Fullerton and Funtime Comics in Pomona, for keeping their larger-than-life heroes alive in all their original glory. Both shops stock impressive comic-book collections that date from the 1940s and '50s (the Golden Age of the comic book) through the '60s (the Silver Age), until present day.
August 31, 1992 |
Jeff Naster, his right arm hanging at his side, personified the attitude of the Newbury Oaks American Legion team Sunday. Naster, a pitcher who has been bothered by arm problems all summer, asked for the ball in the championship game of the Legion World Series. "We had to go all-out today," Naster said. "Some of us have been playing together since we were 10 years old, and we never won anything. We're 18 now, so it was now or never."
June 2, 1994 |
The annual major league amateur draft begins today. The 28 teams will, via conference call, select players for about 15 rounds today and about 30 rounds each on Friday and Saturday.
March 11, 1994
Steve Smith and Mark Vail each drove in four runs for The Master's College in a 15-4 nonconference victory over visiting Southern California College on Thursday. Smith had four hits, including two doubles, and Vail had three hits. Jeff Terrell had three hits, including two doubles, and Chris Beck (2-2) scattered seven hits and struck out 11 to earn the victory for Master's (6-10-2).
September 23, 1985 |
As about 400 fans lined up across the street from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium late Sunday afternoon, the TV stars of this year and yesteryear ignored the 85-degree thermometer reading during the arrival ritual at the 37th annual prime-time Emmy Awards. The stars of "Miami Vice," this year's most-nominated show, also received the biggest cheers from the fans.
September 1, 1996 |
Adventures From the Book of Virtues premieres this week with three separate one-hour programs airing on consecutive nights (KCET, beginning Monday at 8 p.m.). Additional episodes are expected to air in the winter. The animated series draws themes from a collection of classic American stories, European fairy tales, African fables, Bible adventures, Greek mythology, Asian folk tales and Native American legends.
July 14, 1999 |
L.A.'s French community came out en masse Monday for the West Coast premiere of "The Dinner Game"--the latest comic farce by writer-director Francis Veber (1, left). In fact, so many people showed up at Laemmle's Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills that not everyone made it in. Good news for those who were turned away: The film opens Friday at five area theaters.