December 23, 1998 |
Back in the days when audiences still fled his plays at intermission and critics called him a joke, Samuel Beckett woke up one morning at his home in Paris, much earlier than usual, and headed for the train station. Alan Schneider, who had directed most of the Beckett productions in the United States, had been in town to meet with Beckett and was leaving. Beckett wasn't sure exactly which train Schneider would be taking. Beckett waited on the platform for hours.
December 22, 1998
Thirty years of letters between Samuel Beckett and Alan Schneider pull back the curtain on one of the century's most significant relationships.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 2004 |
A 16-year-old suspected gang member was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder Thursday in the drive-by shootings of two South Los Angeles teenagers. Jaylin Underwood was tried as an adult in the Sept. 10 deaths of Quinesha Dunford, 15, and Demario Moore, 13, students at Manual Arts High School. They were hit by bullets from a passing car near Normandie Avenue and 54th Street, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Schneider.
November 30, 1989
Workmen on Monday started laying the foundation for a 16-court tennis center in La Cienega Park. The courts will be atop a 350-space parking structure that will also include a pro shop, locker rooms and community meeting rooms. The new structure will take the place of an 11-court tennis complex that once covered an abandoned reservoir on the west side of La Cienega Boulevard.
June 7, 2010
It's almost time to vote. The Times interviewed more than 70 candidates and ballot measure supporters and opponents, and studied the issues and arguments in order to offer our best recommendations. Tuesday's election includes partisan primaries for statewide offices, nonpartisan primaries for one statewide and numerous local offices including Superior Courts, five California ballot measures and many local measures. The previously published full versions of our endorsements can be viewed at latimes.
June 8, 2010
California voters go to the polls today to select their party nominees for seven of eight statewide offices, to select finalists — and perhaps an outright winner — for the nonpartisan state superintendent of public instruction, and to decide the fate of five crucial ballot measures. Locally, voters will choose nominees for the Assembly and state Senate, and for congressional seats, but most districts are so heavily tilted toward one party or another that today's election will in effect determine who will take office at the end of the year.