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January 6, 2014
'Columbia in the 1930s: Recent Restorations' Where: Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood When: 7:30 p.m. Monday, 7 p.m. Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and Feb. 14 Cost: $9 Information: UCLA Film & Television Archive, http://www.cinema.ucla.edu
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BUSINESS
February 14, 2014 | James Barragan
Bob Thompson fondly remembers when Downey was buzzing with pride and payrolls as a major hub for work on the Apollo space program and the construction site for six space shuttles. "Since the beginning of time, we had all these world leaders who looked up at the moon," said Thompson, a 72-year-old local history buff who worked for 34 years on the site where the spacecraft were built. "Here in Downey we built the vehicles that put the first man on the moon, and that is why it's a great source of pride.
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NATIONAL
November 13, 2012 | By Richard Simon
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia officials are pressing the Pentagon to pay some respect to the D.C. flag and fly it whenever flags of the states are displayed.  The request grows out of a complaint from a D.C. couple upset that state flags were flown for each of the graduates at a Naval Station Great Lakes graduation ceremony, but not the home flag of their son. "Our residents have long recognized that if we allow the country to overlook or...
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2014 | By Richard Verrier
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, who has faced mounting pressure in her own province to do more to support the film industry, quietly paid a visit to Hollywood last week. During a trade mission to California, Clark stopped by the Hollywood offices of Prime Focus World, the Indian-owned 3-D conversion and visual effects company that recently expanded its Vancouver facility, where it employs about 200 people. In a meeting Wednesday with Prime Focus World executives, Clark said her government was considering expanding the province's support for the post-production and digital animation sector, according to people familiar with the private meeting.  VIRTUAL TOUR: Hollywood's Walk of Fame British Columbia offers a 33% rebate on labor expenditures in the province and an additional 17.5% credit on labor costs for digital animation and visual effects projects.
NEWS
January 11, 2009
SPORTS
May 31, 2013 | By Andrew Gastelum
Cal State Fullerton took the first step Friday night toward what it hopes will be a return to the College World Series, defeating Columbia, 4-1, by using a familiar and simple formula: Score early and ride stellar pitching the rest of the way. Titans right-hander Grahamm Wiest delivered his best performance of the season, pitching a three-hitter, his first complete game of the year. And third baseman Matt Chapman homered, drove in two runs and scored twice for the Titans. "We're good at formulating a plan and sticking to it," Chapman said.
WORLD
August 3, 2009
SPORTS
April 8, 1986
Mater Dei High School point guard Tim Peabody will attend Rice University next fall and teammate Jim Dwyer will go to Columbia, Mater Dei basketball Coach Gary McKnight said Monday. Peabody and Dwyer were key members of a Monarch team which won the CIF Southern Section 5-A championship and won 30 straight games before losing to Crenshaw, 59-57, in the Southern California Regional championship game. Peabody also was recruited by Stanford, San Diego State and Fresno State, according to McKnight.
SPORTS
November 22, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Quarterback Danny Clark scored on an 11-yard run with 47 seconds left as Brown came from 10 points down in the final six minutes to extend Columbia's National Collegiate Athletic Assn. record losing streak to 41 games with a 19-16 Ivy League victory Saturday. The Bruins (7-3 overall, 5-3 in league) trailed, 16-6, midway through the fourth quarter, but Clark drove them 80 yards in 8 plays, capping the drive with a 2-yard touchdown pass to Lane Wood with 5:48 left.
SPORTS
December 28, 1986 | JERRY KARPOWICZ
The amount of success Pepperdine's basketball team has the rest of the season could well be traced back to their weekend in Milwaukee. The Waves, who seemingly could do little right Friday night while losing to South Florida in the opening round of the 25th Milwaukee tournament, turned things around in the consolation game Saturday night against Columbia. The Waves shot well, had balanced scoring and settled on their No. 3 guard as they pummeled the Lions, 91-67.
NATIONAL
January 27, 2014 | By Matt Pearce
WASHINGTON -- At an entrance to the Mall in Columbia, Md., a black banner read, "Forever in our hearts," and flowers were quickly accumulating when the shopping center reopened Monday afternoon, two days after a shooting left three people dead, including the gunman. Amid heavy security, mall officials said they were eager to get operations back to normal.  Saturday morning, Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, opened fire at a skate shop, killing two employees and then himself, sending hundreds of panicked shoppers and workers running for cover.
BUSINESS
January 15, 2014 | By Roger Vincent
The 1950s television home of George Burns and Gracie Allen is getting a long-overdue upgrade as part of a $390-million development featuring a sleek new 20-story luxury apartment tower in the heart of Hollywood. The revival of the legendary headquarters of CBS on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Gower Street will provide a vintage backdrop for the new Columbia Square tower with upscale features aimed at attracting entertainment industry workers. With interior touches by designer Kelly Wearstler, known for her modern interpretations of classic Hollywood glamour, the tower is the second new luxury Hollywood apartment building to bank on a big-name designer to add pizazz.
TRAVEL
January 10, 2014 | By Margo Pfeiff
GULF ISLANDS, Canada - "I'm not ashamed to say it," Colin Griffinson says, as he scans the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, "I have wooden boat disease!" And as he spins the very big wheel of his 1943 Pacific Yellowfin, one of a string of wooden boats the Dublin, Ireland-born captain and master carpenter has bought and restored over the years, he looks like a kid playing with his favorite toy. And so do we, eight passengers cruising British Columbia's Gulf Islands aboard this floating toy box stacked with mountain bikes, mopeds, kayaks, golf clubs, fishing rods, shotguns for skeet shooting and a water slide, with a hot tub on deck and a speed boat with wakeboards and water skis.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 6, 2014
'Columbia in the 1930s: Recent Restorations' Where: Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood When: 7:30 p.m. Monday, 7 p.m. Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and Feb. 14 Cost: $9 Information: UCLA Film & Television Archive, http://www.cinema.ucla.edu
ENTERTAINMENT
December 9, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before seeing how "Bonnie and Clyde" did. The Skinny: I'm liking "Homeland" again. If I forgot how the show got to where it's got in terms of plots, and just enjoy it for what it is, I roll my eyes a lot less. Anyway, after I endured that Redskins loss, it doesn't take much to amuse me. Monday's headlines include the box office recap, a shakeup at Sony Pictures and a list of the most powerful people in sports. Those are the same folks that make your pay-TV bill so big. Daily Dose: Whether the decision by A&E Networks to air "Bonnie and Clyde" on three networks at the same time -- History, A&E and Lifetime -- will mean bigger overall ratings remains to be seen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 2013 | By Anthony York
SAN FRANCISCO - Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new pact Monday to formally align California's clean energy policies with those of Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia. The agreement commits all four governments to work toward ways to put a price on carbon pollution, require the use of lower-carbon gasoline and set goals for reducing greenhouse gases across the region. The nonbinding blueprint also sets new targets for electric vehicles - aiming for 10% of all new cars and trucks in the region to be emission-free by 2016 - and calls for the construction of a bullet-train system from Canada to California.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 29, 2001 | NATALIE NICHOLS
All you ladies, women and girls know it, and superstar R&B trio Destiny's Child is back to tell it straight-up: Being an independent female ain't easy in this man's, man's, man's world. Whether you're famous or not, somebody's always vexing you with unwanted attention ('Fancy"), setting a bad example ('Nasty Girl") or just plain violating you ('The Story of Beauty") without remorse.
SPORTS
May 30, 2013 | By Chris Foster
Fullerton Regional When: Friday through Monday. Where: Goodwin Field, Cal State Fullerton. Time: 4 and 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday; 8 p.m. Monday (if necessary). Friday's games: New Mexico (37-20) vs. Arizona State (35-20-1), 4 p.m.; Cal State Fullerton (48-8) vs. Columbia (27-19), 8 p.m., ESPNU. FYI: Fullerton, which has won four national titles, has a 2.56 team earned-run average, sixth-best in the nation. ... Arizona State pitcher Ryan Kellogg (11-0, 3.26 ERA)
ENTERTAINMENT
September 25, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
Sony Pictures Entertainment veteran Dwight Caines has been named president of theatrical marketing for the company's Columbia TriStar Motion Pictures Group. Caines is assuming some of the responsibilities of Marc Weinstock, who earlier this week was fired from his post as the studio's head of domestic and international marketing. Caines will oversee theatrical marketing for Sony Pictures units Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures and Screen Gems. He will not handle international marketing.
NATIONAL
September 24, 2013 | By Maria L. La Ganga
BONNEVILLE DAM, Wash. - The tiny fish-counting station, with its window onto the Columbia River, was darkened so the migrating salmon would not be spooked. And it was silent - until the shimmering bodies began to flicker by. Then the room erupted with loud clicks, as Janet Dalen's fingers flew across her stumpy keyboard. Tallying the darting specimens, she chanted and chortled, her voice a cross between fish whisperer and aquatic auctioneer. Her body swayed from left to right. Her tightly curled bangs never moved.
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