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August 13, 1993
"Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday" opens today, but because New Line Cinema did not make the film available to critics, Calendar's review will not appear until Monday.
November 14, 2013 | By Kate Mather and Ari Bloomekatz
Joseph Gatto was a fixture in the quiet Silver Lake neighborhood he had long called home. Friends knew the 78-year-old father of state Assemblyman Mike Gatto as an easy person to talk to, a well-liked artist who spent decades teaching at schools across Los Angeles. He was a patriarch - not just to his close-knit family, but to a vast community of artists, former students and neighbors. So when news spread Thursday that Gatto had been shot dead in his home the previous night, those who knew him said it didn't make sense.
March 28, 2010 | By Steve Rosenbloom
There isn't a poker text in the world that would encourage you to play Q-7, even suited. But like all things in poker, it depends -- on your opponent, your stack, your position and the odds you're getting, among other things. Sometimes, as former world champion Greg Raymer showed in 2009 at the $10,000-buy-in World Series of Poker main event at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, you get a good price to play a dicey holding into a surprise hand. With blinds at $250-$500 plus a $50 ante, Jason Alexander, the actor who portrayed George Costanza on "Seinfeld," raised to $1,600 from under the gun. A player in middle position called.
May 23, 2004 | Nancy Rommelmann, Special to The Times
Those attending last Sunday's fundraiser for the Blue Heron Foundation, which supports Romanian orphans, were shuttled by van to an estate hidden high in the Hollywood Hills. "It was the first house between Doheny and Sunset Drive," said Stefania Magidson, the estate's owner and founder of Blue Heron. "We have a photo of when the house was built in 1920, and Sunset Boulevard is just a dirt road."
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