August 23, 1985
Screen and stage star Jane Powell has joined the cast of the ABC daytime drama, "Loving." She's cast as the matriarch of a huge ranch who arrives to visit her youngest son Linc, played by Brian Robert Taylor. The series airs at 11:30 daily.
November 20, 1990 |
Florence Henderson says she regrets arriving in Hollywood about the time the studios stopped making musicals. "I loved those old film musicials," said Henderson, best known as the matriarch of "The Brady Bunch." "I grew up in this tiny town in southern Indiana where going to the movies was the biggest excitement of the week. I wanted to be Jane Powell."
December 27, 2001 |
Sometimes the things we take for granted have the most interesting lineage. Take the bathroom, as author Jane Powell and photographer Linda Svendsen have in "Bungalow Bathrooms" (Gibbs Smith Publisher, 2001, $39.95).
HOME & GARDEN
April 14, 2005 |
As the cult of the bungalow continues to thrive in the face of tract-homes and mini-mansions, Jane Powell has emerged as one of the rear-guard movement's leading authorities. Bungalow restorer Powell's first-hand knowledge informs her scholarly approach to the glorious simplicity of an architectural style that was supplanted by postwar modernisms but has been rediscovered by historic preservationists like herself.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 2007 |
Richard DuBois, 74, a former Mr. USA who was one of the musclemen in Mae West's stage act, died Wednesday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, said his wife, Marcy. The cause of death was being determined. When DuBois was crowned Mr. USA in 1957 at the Shrine Auditorium, Muscle Power magazine praised his "good biceps," "well proportioned figure" and "greatly improved posing." Three years earlier, DuBois had won the Amateur Athletic Union Mr. America bodybuilding contest.
May 8, 1988
Thank you for Jerry Hulse's tribute to Delaplane. It meant a great deal to me--being an old San Franciscan. The art of traveling is just that--an art. And being able to come back with a good story is a true blessing. Delaplane will be sorely missed. JANE POWELL San Diego