November 16, 2010 |
Skip two movies or a week’s worth of venti-sized lattes and you could underwrite a Las Vegas getaway at the Excaliber hotel-casino, where rooms have been discounted to $22 a night. The deal: The Lowest Rates Online offer starts at $22.40 per night, plus tax and resort fee, and includes a tower room a, free Jell-O shot at Dick’s Last Resort, free eats for up to two children 11 years and younger (with the purchase of two adult buffets) and $10 off the Steakhouse at Camelot.
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January 26, 2012 |
Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on. "I'll pay for the seats," he later recalled telling the audience in 1969, "but I won't shortchange you by not giving my best. " And then he walked off. He made his name as the faltering attorney in playwright John Osborne's "Inadmissible Evidence" in the mid-1960s in London, rode the role to a Tony Award nomination on Broadway and re-created the part in the 1968 film.
December 21, 2000
GIRLS' SOCCER * Excalibur Tournament, Dec. 27-29 at Santa Ana Foothill High--This 32-team event is the premier girls' soccer tournament in the Southland. Defending Division I champion Capistrano Valley is also the defending champion in the tournament. Claremont, Alta Loma and South Torrance are among the participants.
March 13, 2001
It took him four years, but Dodge finally got his ring. After a dismal Excalibur tournament and the loss of the Sea View League title, Dodge was able to rally the troops and run to the Division I title in impressive style, outscoring opponents 20-1. Dodge was able to hold the team together despite several injuries to key players and finish with a 23-3-2 record.
June 14, 1986 |
Old fighters never die. They just make comebacks. So it is that Roberto Duran, pushing 35, and a husk of his former greatness, is in the ring again. Evidently, it will take more than a two-round knockout to keep him down. Duran, who last engaged our attention when he was flattened by Thomas Hearns last year, is coming back to fight Robbie Sims on the so-called Triple Hitter at Las Vegas June 23.
April 25, 1998 |
If creating great fun is a barometer, NBC is closing in on the Holy Grail. Steeped in enough gore for several tall tales, its new "Merlin" may be a little savage, or even creepy, for the younger set. So parents--and others who have a low tolerance for seeing people impaled on sharp points--be alerted.