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September 19, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS
Last week, artist Charles Sherman signed a contract with Robert's Outdoor Advertising, a small, independent Palm Springs-based billboard company, to install his anti-tobacco piece for a month on Vine Street near Melrose Avenue starting Oct. 1. Robert H. Salm, owner of the company, claims he is a "big believer" in the First Amendment and thinks that roadside billboards offer artists an excellent forum to pose creative and philosophical questions.
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September 19, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS
Last week, artist Charles Sherman signed a contract with Robert's Outdoor Advertising, a small, independent Palm Springs-based billboard company, to install his anti-tobacco piece for a month on Vine Street near Melrose Avenue starting Oct. 1. Robert H. Salm, owner of the company, claims he is a "big believer" in the First Amendment and thinks that roadside billboards offer artists an excellent forum to pose creative and philosophical questions.
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September 19, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Who's burning America?" That's the question Los Angeles artist Charles Sherman has been longing to ask Southland residents for the past three months. But according to Sherman, a major corporation is trying to stop him. Sherman signed a contract in June with 3M National Advertising Co., a subsidiary of the Minnesota-based 3M Corp., to erect an anti-tobacco industry billboard at Crenshaw and Washington boulevards.
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September 19, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Who's burning America?" That's the question Los Angeles artist Charles Sherman has been longing to ask Southland residents for the past three months. But according to Sherman, a major corporation is trying to stop him. Sherman signed a contract in June with 3M National Advertising Co., a subsidiary of the Minnesota-based 3M Corp., to erect an anti-tobacco industry billboard at Crenshaw and Washington boulevards.
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January 16, 2006 | Lynne Heffley
Harpsichord virtuoso Rinaldo Alessandrini, founder of the acclaimed Concerto Italiano and one of the world's foremost interpreters of Baroque music, will make his first Los Angeles appearance, conducting Musica Angelica at Zipper Concert Hall on Friday and at Westwood United Methodist Church on Sunday.
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May 15, 1988
Calendar's map of the movie kingdom overlooked a viable independent film company, Smart Egg Pictures. Formed in 1981 by George Zecevic, Smart Egg has produced more than 20 features, including co-producing (financing) the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series and the original "Critters." Smart Egg, which also has produced the critically acclaimed films "Montenegro" and "The Coca-Cola Kid," plans to release its own product starting in the fall. CHARLES SHERMAN National Publicity Director Smart Egg Pictures
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October 2, 1990 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Burning Billboard: A controversial billboard of the American flag burned by a cigarette is up on Vine Street in Hollywood today. And artist Charles Sherman's four-month battle to get his "Who's Burning America?" message to the public has ended. Sherman originally had a deal with the 3M National Advertising Co. to erect his billboard, but the company backed out saying the artwork might be distasteful.
OPINION
March 14, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
This post has been updated. Ed Asner has been released from the hospital and plans to fly home to Los Angeles, according to his publicist Charles Sherman. The actor was admitted into Chicago-area hospital Tuesday night and diagnosed with exhaustion. Still, Asner seemed to be in good spirits, at least on Twitter. “Reports of my imminent demise are greatly exaggerated,” he tweeted Wednesday. “They tell me I am suffering from exhaustion. Thanks for the good wishes!
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1987
An 82-year-old woman was killed early Friday as she jaywalked across Victory Boulevard in North Hollywood, Los Angeles police said. Florence O'Connell was struck by a car about 5:45 a.m. as she tried to cross the boulevard at Beck Avenue against the signal light, Officer Ronald Hutchison said. A witness said the light changed as O'Connell reached the middle of the street, where there is a safety zone for pedestrians, but she continued walking and was struck, Hutchison said.
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June 28, 1990 | From Times wire services
The controversial French abortion pill has won backing from the American Medical Assn., the nation's largest doctors' association. In a voice vote Wednesday, the AMA's 436-member policy-making House of Delegates endorsed testing and possible use of the RU-486 abortion pill. "The abortion issue, pro and con, should not interfere with our ability to conduct all kinds of investigations for all kinds of problems," said Dr.
OPINION
November 2, 2007
Re "City won't rain on this parade float," Oct. 31 The Pasadena City Council has brought shame on its city and on the Rose Parade. Clearly, business interests have won out over human rights. It is impossible to believe that City Council members didn't realize the float commemorating the 2008 Beijing Olympics is an attempt to deflect attention from the human rights abuses of a repressive regime. I can't wait for the beautiful floral tribute to the junta in Burma in next year's parade.
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