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October 11, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Gambling Sites: Hilton Hotels Corp. has applied for a license to operate a riverboat casino in New Orleans, one of several U.S. cities to legalize gambling. The riverboat would accommodate 2,500 people. In another development, Circus Circus, which opened the Excalibur hotel-casino a year ago, said it will build another large resort in Las Vegas. Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in Las Vegas this week for another casino, the $1-billion MGM Grand Hotel and Theme Park.
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December 15, 2012 | By John M. Glionna
LAS VEGAS - Police on Saturday continued their search for a motive for a Friday night murder-suicide at a busy Strip casino in which a man shot and fatally wounded a woman and then killed himself as gamblers fled in terror. The incident unfolded about 8:30 p.m. near the front entrance of the Excalibur hotel-casino as a gunman shot the woman, who was a vendor at Excalibur's concierge desk. The man then turned the gun on himself and died at the scene. The woman was pronounced dead later at a local hospital, police said.
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December 15, 2012 | By John M. Glionna
LAS VEGAS - Police on Saturday continued their search for a motive for a Friday night murder-suicide at a busy Strip casino in which a man shot and fatally wounded a woman and then killed himself as gamblers fled in terror. The incident unfolded about 8:30 p.m. near the front entrance of the Excalibur hotel-casino as a gunman shot the woman, who was a vendor at Excalibur's concierge desk. The man then turned the gun on himself and died at the scene. The woman was pronounced dead later at a local hospital, police said.
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December 24, 1994 | From Associated Press
A La Habra woman has filed a lawsuit against the Excalibur and a former hotel security officer, seeking unspecified damages two years after being attacked at the resort by the security officer. Hazel Sheldon filed the complaint Wednesday in District Court against the medieval-style resort and Francis Price, 44. "The defendant took plaintiff Hazel Sheldon to the roof under false pretenses and gained access to the roof by virtue of his employment by Excalibur," according to the lawsuit filed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1994 | From Associated Press
A La Habra woman has filed a lawsuit against the Excalibur and a former hotel security officer, seeking unspecified damages two years after being attacked at the resort by the security officer. Hazel Sheldon filed the complaint Wednesday in District Court against the medieval-style resort and Francis Price, 44. "The defendant took plaintiff Hazel Sheldon to the roof under false pretenses and gained access to the roof by virtue of his employment by Excalibur," according to the lawsuit filed.
BUSINESS
July 30, 1991
We fully agree with your editorial "The Need to Replenish Vanishing Jobs" (July 23). We would like to bring to your attention the programs of the Economic Development Corp. serving Los Angeles County. Currently, we have activities addressing the loss and retention of jobs in two major industries in the Southland--the aerospace/high-technology and movie production and television sectors.
NEWS
October 15, 1990 | United Press International
More than 90 gamblers and vacationers, complaining of nausea and breathing difficulties, were hospitalized Sunday after being overcome by an apparent release of sewer gas inside two hotel-casinos on the Strip. "It looks as if some sewer gas backed up, affecting the Excalibur and Tropicana," said Clark County Health Officer Dr. Otto Ravenholt. The two hotel-casinos are located across the Strip from each other and have a combined total of about 7,000 rooms. The resorts were not evacuated.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1990 | TOM FURLONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even by the standards of Las Vegas, where gaudy is great and hyperbole abounds, the Excalibur casino hotel stands out. Set to open Tuesday morning at the outer edge of the storied Las Vegas Strip, the Excalibur has more than 4,000 rooms, the most of any hotel in the world, and a casino with a castle motif that combines traditional Nevada gambling with a touch of Disneyland.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1993 | Anne Michaud / Times staff writer
Selling Seniors: Senior Highlights magazine, a publication based in Laguna Hills, has recognized eight companies that have successfully marketed their services to the over-60 crowd. They include Secure Horizons, the seniors program of PacifiCare Health Services in Cypress; Southern California Gas Co.; Southern California Edison; and Excalibur Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
BUSINESS
October 11, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Gambling Sites: Hilton Hotels Corp. has applied for a license to operate a riverboat casino in New Orleans, one of several U.S. cities to legalize gambling. The riverboat would accommodate 2,500 people. In another development, Circus Circus, which opened the Excalibur hotel-casino a year ago, said it will build another large resort in Las Vegas. Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in Las Vegas this week for another casino, the $1-billion MGM Grand Hotel and Theme Park.
BUSINESS
July 30, 1991
We fully agree with your editorial "The Need to Replenish Vanishing Jobs" (July 23). We would like to bring to your attention the programs of the Economic Development Corp. serving Los Angeles County. Currently, we have activities addressing the loss and retention of jobs in two major industries in the Southland--the aerospace/high-technology and movie production and television sectors.
NEWS
October 15, 1990 | United Press International
More than 90 gamblers and vacationers, complaining of nausea and breathing difficulties, were hospitalized Sunday after being overcome by an apparent release of sewer gas inside two hotel-casinos on the Strip. "It looks as if some sewer gas backed up, affecting the Excalibur and Tropicana," said Clark County Health Officer Dr. Otto Ravenholt. The two hotel-casinos are located across the Strip from each other and have a combined total of about 7,000 rooms. The resorts were not evacuated.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1990 | TOM FURLONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even by the standards of Las Vegas, where gaudy is great and hyperbole abounds, the Excalibur casino hotel stands out. Set to open Tuesday morning at the outer edge of the storied Las Vegas Strip, the Excalibur has more than 4,000 rooms, the most of any hotel in the world, and a casino with a castle motif that combines traditional Nevada gambling with a touch of Disneyland.
NEWS
May 5, 1991 | THE RSVP STAFF
Meryl Streep recently chatted at a charity gala honoring fellow actress Jill Eikenberry about how the two met and became friends during the mid-'70s. Streep explained they met on a beach, "and she became my dearest friend in spite of the fact that she was wearing the smallest bathing suit I'd ever seen." Asked if they knew each other in college, the very pregnant Streep replied, "No, she's older than me. Don't print that." She shifted in her chair and added, "OK, she's older than I am.
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November 8, 2011 | By Chris Erskine, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
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