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June 13, 2001 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veteran production designer James Spencer is responsible for the unique, stylized look of the series "The Beast," which premieres tonight on ABC. Frank Langella stars in the drama as media mogul Jackson Burns, who made a fortune in video games, and has built a 24-hour news organization, WNS. His team of reporters and associates not only covers stories, they are also part of the story because cameras located in the halls, their cars and behind closed doors document their every move.
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April 19, 2014 | By Ryan Menezes
A man convicted of attempted murder for opening fire on a rival gang member on the USC campus sobbed in court Friday as he was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison. At one point, sheriff's deputies had to calm Brandon Spencer as he banged his head on the defense table. He was convicted in February on four counts of attempted murder for the 2012 shooting, the first on the campus in decades. Four people were shot and injured. Nearly 50 friends and family members sat behind Spencer as he tried to compose himself and ask the judge for a second chance.
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 4, 2002
Thank you, Maratta, for your depiction of the fabrication of life via pixels (Silent Pictures, July 28). I was stunned by the grim reality. That image so enraged me I scanned it and sent it to everyone I know. Parents, wake up. JAMES SPENCER Sun Valley
ENTERTAINMENT
August 4, 2002
Thank you, Maratta, for your depiction of the fabrication of life via pixels (Silent Pictures, July 28). I was stunned by the grim reality. That image so enraged me I scanned it and sent it to everyone I know. Parents, wake up. JAMES SPENCER Sun Valley
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1985 | TOM GREELEY, Times Staff Writer
The wife and two sons of Big Oak Ranch owner Herman G. (Rock) Kreutzer pleaded guilty Thursday to charges connected with Kreutzer's 1984 slaying of his son-in-law. Jerome Kreutzer, 28, entered a guilty plea to a voluntary manslaughter charge in the shooting death of James Spencer, 32, at the 28-acre entertainment ranch in Dehesa on April 11, 1984. At the same time, his brother, Kurt, 20, and their stepmother, Lynne Kreutzer, 35, pleaded guilty to being accessories to a felony. On Sept.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 2014 | By Ryan Menezes
A man convicted of attempted murder for opening fire on a rival gang member on the USC campus sobbed in court Friday as he was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison. At one point, sheriff's deputies had to calm Brandon Spencer as he banged his head on the defense table. He was convicted in February on four counts of attempted murder for the 2012 shooting, the first on the campus in decades. Four people were shot and injured. Nearly 50 friends and family members sat behind Spencer as he tried to compose himself and ask the judge for a second chance.
NEWS
November 1, 1986 | United Press International
James Spencer, a former assistant U.S. attorney, was sworn in Friday as Virginia's first black federal judge. Virginia was the only Southern state without black representation on the federal bench.
SPORTS
January 29, 2003
BOYS' BASKETBALL Raul Vishwanech, San Marino Southwestern Academy: Scored 13 of his 22 points in fourth quarter of 59-56 win over Los Angeles Milken. James Spencer, Tarzana Stoneridge Prep: Scored 52 points in 124-34 win over La Canada Delphi Academy. GIRLS' BASKETBALL Jennifer Risper, Moreno Valley Canyon Springs: Scored 22 points in 63-55 upset of No. 22 Riverside North in key Ivy League game.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 21, 2013
Quiet storm standard-bearers 94.7 The Wave presents a Smooth Night Out led by the mirror-glossed sound of saxophonist Boney James. Spencer Day, Norman Brown with Kirk Whalum and others will also be on board for a funk and R&B-infused evening that flirts with jazz in the way that vermouth flirts with a martini. Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live, 777 Chick Hearn Court. Sat., 8 p.m. $45-$89.50. http://www.ticketmaster.com .
BUSINESS
March 31, 1989
Rod A. Guerra Jr., Martha W. Hammer, Darrel J. Hieber, Thomas C. Janson, John D. Rayis and James L. Spencer have been named partners in the Los Angeles office of the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 13, 2001 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veteran production designer James Spencer is responsible for the unique, stylized look of the series "The Beast," which premieres tonight on ABC. Frank Langella stars in the drama as media mogul Jackson Burns, who made a fortune in video games, and has built a 24-hour news organization, WNS. His team of reporters and associates not only covers stories, they are also part of the story because cameras located in the halls, their cars and behind closed doors document their every move.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1985 | TOM GREELEY, Times Staff Writer
The wife and two sons of Big Oak Ranch owner Herman G. (Rock) Kreutzer pleaded guilty Thursday to charges connected with Kreutzer's 1984 slaying of his son-in-law. Jerome Kreutzer, 28, entered a guilty plea to a voluntary manslaughter charge in the shooting death of James Spencer, 32, at the 28-acre entertainment ranch in Dehesa on April 11, 1984. At the same time, his brother, Kurt, 20, and their stepmother, Lynne Kreutzer, 35, pleaded guilty to being accessories to a felony. On Sept.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1993
A teacher has been charged with molesting three teen-age boys at a private school for children with learning disabilities. James Spencer Mercer, 43, was charged with six counts of oral copulation with a person under 16 and six counts of committing lewd acts with a child 15 or older. The youths attended the Frostig Center in Altadena, where Mercer has taught for 10 years.
BUSINESS
August 3, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
A U.S. appeals court upheld most of a ruling that Research in Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry e-mail pager infringed patents, delaying a judge's order to halt sales of the device in the U.S. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington told U.S. District Judge James Spencer to rewrite his 2002 injunction to reflect decisions made on appeal. Research in Motion had agreed to pay $450 million to settle a dispute with NTP Inc., a closely held patent-licensing company.
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