April 15, 1997 |
David P. Levine was pursuing a major in marketing at USC when he had a revelation that eventually changed his life. "We were in the middle of the Depression," the courtly, soft-spoken Levine, 86, recalled recently. "I could see that my parents had lost most of their money. And I got the philosophy that you might as well do something that you like because if you're doing something just to make money . . . it doesn't always work." What he liked was being outdoors, camping and fishing.
November 13, 2013 |
Online bingo game manager Adam Carpenter wants a dog, and his apartment landlord is ready to roll out the red carpet for the prospective pooch. In Marina del Rey and upscale neighborhoods nearby, the drive is on to attract sophisticated tenants like Carpenter who work in the technology, media and entertainment businesses flourishing on the Westside. Dog runs, smoke-free apartments, fire pits, Wi-Fi, fully equipped gyms and pools are just a few of the amenities tailored for the creative set. A new addition is a splashy complex of 12 buildings with 544 apartments at the marina.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1986 |
A San Fernando Valley neurosurgeon who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and illegally prescribing large doses of a painkiller drug that led to his addict wife's overdose death was sentenced Friday to serve 180 days in Los Angeles County Jail. Dr. Stephen M. Levine, 42, also was sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to perform 2,000 hours of community medical service in the May 12, 1984, death of his wife, Myrna, at the couple's Tarzana home. Levine's brother, Dr.
September 25, 1992 |
You've just sent the last check to the contractor; your new deck or patio is complete, almost. Except that every time you sit on it, the Valley sun blasts you back to the air conditioner. You need a patio tree. A neat tree, not too big, guaranteed to give shade, whose roots will not push up the flagstones or warp the wood decking. While our first inclination may be to find an elm or a cedar just like the ones in our parents' neighborhood in Chicago or Santa Cruz, we must quell the impulse.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1985 |
Saying there is insufficient evidence at this time, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office Tuesday declined to file murder charges against a San Fernando Valley neurosurgeon who Los Angeles police say killed his wife more than a year ago by supplying her with a massive overdose of the drug Demerol. Dr. Stephen M. Levine, 42, of Studio City, was released from jail Tuesday afternoon, about 26 hours after police arrested him at his medical clinic in Chatsworth.