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May 12, 1992 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the kids clamor for a day of fun and entertainment, many Orange County parents haul them to Knott's Berry Farm or Disneyland. And when it's time for a new pair of shoes or the latest "Beverly Hills 90210" sweat shirt, a trip to the mall is in order. The theme park may soon be coming to the nearest mall, however, and a day of store-hopping will never be the same.
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May 12, 1992 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the kids clamor for a day of fun and entertainment, many Orange County parents haul them to Knott's Berry Farm or Disneyland. And when it's time for a new pair of shoes or the latest "Beverly Hills 90210" sweat shirt, a trip to the mall is in order. The theme park may soon be coming to the nearest mall, however, and a day of store-hopping will never be the same.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 28, 1989 | DENNIS HUNT, Times Staff Writer
Don't worry if you don't remember "Amos 'n' Andy," "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." "Racket Squad" or "The Lone Ranger." These TV series probably don't mean a lot to the younger generation, but they were staples back in the '50s and '60s. And there are enough zealous fans of these old series to keep a small home-video market flourishing. "In this market, you do well to have sales of 15,000-25,000 per cassette," said Arny Schorr of Rhino Video, which markets "The Lone Ranger," "Sgt.
NEWS
February 21, 1993 | SUSAN KING
After watching "Judgment Day," judge for yourself other Blake movies currently available on home video. Blake, then going by his real name, Mickey Gubitosi, began working in Hal Roach's popular "Our Gang" comedies in 1936. He's featured along with Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, Froggy and Darla in the collection Our Gang Comedies: Don't Lie (MGM/UA Home Video, $30), which features five vintage shorts.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 11, 1995 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ida Lupino, who died Aug. 3 at age 77, referred to herself as "the poor man's Bette Davis." Although Davis overshadowed Lupino at Warner Bros. in the 1940s, Lupino went on to become Hollywood's unsung hero. Not only was she a great, albeit underrated, actress, Lupino also was a pioneer film and television director, producer, screenwriter and a composer. Lupino's remarkable versatility is on display in several movies now available on video.
SPORTS
April 6, 1991 | MARYANN HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While most of the nation squirms in the midst of job layoffs and wage freezes, sports executives continue to move ahead somewhat obtusely, ignoring what is and relying on what always has been--that sports are recession-proof. By awarding outlandish salaries, scrambling for new franchises and raising ticket prices, this select group of entrepreneurs appears to be disregarding the standard economic indicators to rely on one of its own--the fans.
NEWS
September 16, 1995 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Flip off that big-screen TV and pull yourself out of that Barcalounger. Corporate America has new plans for your leisure time. It wants you out of the house and back into the malls. And to make sure that you leave that pricey home entertainment center behind, developers are looking toward reinventing a staple of suburban life--the shopping center. With nearly 20 square feet of retail space for every American, developers have little choice but to abandon their cookie-cutter approach to malls.
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