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February 5, 2002
Ocean Beach Investors of San Francisco bought the 115,407-square-foot Park Tower office building at 5150 Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach from Southwest Value Partners of Los Angeles for $14.5 million. The seller was represented by Kevin Shannon, Robert Alperin, Robert Geary and Kim Wassick of Grubb & Ellis. Jack Ruban of Southpark Group represented the buyer. * GDA Real Estate of Greenwood, Colo.
August 19, 1998
Producer-director James Orr was convicted Tuesday of a misdemeanor charge in the beating of his ex-girlfriend, actress Farrah Fawcett, during a fight at his mansion near Bel-Air. Orr, 44, was acquitted of a second misdemeanor charge stemming from an Aug. 28, 1997, fracas. But he was convicted for kicking Fawcett and slamming her head on the pavement of his driveway during a fight on Jan. 28 of this year. He could face up to a year in jail and a $6,000 fine when he is sentenced Oct. 6.
October 30, 1998
Producer-director James Orr was sentenced Thursday to three years' probation for slamming ex-girlfriend Farrah Fawcett's head to the ground and choking her during a brawl. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert T. Altman also ordered Orr to perform 100 hours of community service, attend a counseling program and pay $500 to a domestic violence fund. Orr also was ordered to avoid any contact with Fawcett. He had faced a maximum sentence of a year in jail and a $6,000 fine.
February 20, 1988 | JESS BRAVIN, Times Staff Writer
In a ruling likely to delight grammar school teachers, a state appellate court has decided that winning a lawsuit does not exempt an attorney from a higher duty: spelling properly. The decision, handed down this week by the 4th District Court of Appeal in Santa Ana, upheld a lower court ruling that in effect set the price of the letter "t" at $50,000.
"Man of the House" is a serious comedy that works better when it's serious. It cuts to the heart of a contemporary phenomenon all too familiar to countless youngsters, that of having to adjust to a stepparent or to a parent's lover. An understated Chevy Chase couldn't be better as a fearless Seattle-based federal prosecutor who faces his greatest challenge trying to win over the 11-year-old son (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) of his girlfriend (Farrah Fawcett).
November 2, 1994 | T.H. McCULLOH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Throughout Cal State Fullerton's production of Jerry Herman's "Mack and Mabel," a nagging question keeps interrupting: Why would anyone want to revive this show?
June 2, 1987 | LEONARD KLADY
Into the steamy American urban jungle arrives Bruce Won (Johnny Yune), a Korean in search of the American GI who saved his life 35 years ago. However, there are a dozen Pvt. E. Browns in the city who are Korean veterans. Undaunted, he sets out to find his soldier--the man who called him Fortune Cookie. To everyone else he meets, he says, "They Still Call Me . . . Bruce" (citywide). The ensuing mayhem is, at best, a series of trifling wrong turns.
November 25, 1987 | MICHAEL WILMINGTON
As W. C. Fields might have cautioned us, no one steals a movie scene like a well-lit baby. And, in "Three Men and a Baby" (citywide), both the babies and the lighting are expert. Twins Lisa and Michelle Blair--jointly playing a infant left unexpectedly on the doorstep of three swinging New York bachelors--coo, bat their eyes, clap and soil their surroundings with eerie expertise.
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