September 4, 2004 |
A deputy fire chief died early Friday after rushing alone into a burning home and alerting residents to evacuate, officials said. James D'Heron, wearing no protective or breathing gear, was found on a second-floor landing by fellow firefighters, Mayor James Cahill said. He had been the first firefighter on the scene. D'Heron, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene. Thirteen adults and two children escaped safely; no others were hurt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 1993
The developers of a factory outlet in Oxnard have won approval for a deferment of nearly $700,000 in fees they told City Council members they could not immediately afford. Council members this week unanimously approved an amendment to the development agreement between the city and the builders of the Oxnard Factory Outlet Center, which is slated for construction on land south of the Ventura Freeway between Rose and Rice avenues.
March 3, 1985 |
John B. Kelly Jr., U.S. Olympic Committee president, Olympic rowing medalist and brother of the late Princess Grace of Monaco, died Saturday while jogging, police said. He was 57. Police Lt. James Cahill said Kelly's body was found at a Center City intersection. Identification was delayed because Kelly had nothing with him. Bob Waters, an investigator at the Medical Examiner's Office, said no cause of death would be released pending completion of toxicology tests.
December 9, 1986 |
It's not always easy to spot the reason a show doesn't work, but anyone can see the problem with "Sweet Bird of Youth" at the Ahmanson. Tennessee Williams' 1959 play calls for two "monsters," a fading movie queen and an aging beachboy. This production supplies only one. She is played by Lauren Bacall. Other actresses have seen Williams' heroine, Alexandra Del Lago, as a jittery lady with a ego problem. Nonsense, says Miss Bacall. This is a star.
June 5, 1996 |
It's the kind of small exhibition that's winsome because everything about it is better than its dimensions suggest. Titled "Paintings of Zhi Garden by Zhang Hong: Revisiting a Seventeenth-Century Chinese Garden," the show consists of 20 album-size sheets, known collectively as "Zhi Yuan Tu," tucked away in an alcove in the lower level of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Ahmanson Gallery.