March 12, 1995 |
On a bitter-cold January day in San Francisco, hundreds of extras gather on a narrow Chinatown street colorfully decorated with streaming banners and floats for a Chinese New Year's parade. Director William Friedkin, who staged celebrated chase scenes for "The French Connection" and "To Live and Die in L.A.," has worked up another one for his latest movie, "Jade," leading to this densely populated street. "Please, we're about to shoot," an assistant director shouts into a bullhorn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 2008 |
Los Angeles television news fixtures Harold Greene and Ann Martin will leave the anchor desks at KCBS-TV Channel 2 and KCAL-TV Channel 9 when their contracts expire in May, and about a dozen fellow staffers behind and in front of the camera have received pink slips at the sister CBS-affiliate stations. The layoffs were effective Monday and coincided with widespread layoffs at CBS affiliates nationwide, including San Francisco and New York.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1985 |
La Habra police Sunday morning arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of the attempted murder of his brother. Sgt. Tom Machado said the suspect, William Richard Kelly, was arrested without incident after residents of an apartment complex in La Habra notified officers of shots being fired in one of the apartments. Machado said William Kelly had been in an argument about 7 a.m. Sunday with his brother, John Kelly, 23, at the apartment the two men share in the 600 block of Ridgeway Lane.
December 29, 2008 |
They had known each other only a few minutes, but they will be linked forever in what Marine brass say is one of the most extraordinary acts of courage and sacrifice in the Iraq war. Cpl. Jonathan Yale, 21, grew up poor in rural Virginia. He had joined the Marine Corps to put structure in his life and to help support his mother and sister. He was within a few days of heading home. Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter, 19, was from a comfortably middle-class suburb on Long Island.
November 3, 1994
David Caruso's final appearance on "NYPD Blue" Tuesday night helped generate the highest ratings in the show's history, ABC reported Wednesday. The police drama was seen by about 28.8 million people, ABC said, representing 34% of the available audience. The episode ended with Caruso's character, Det. John Kelly, being transferred to a desk job in another precinct--a move necessitated by Caruso's decision to leave the series to pursue a movie career.