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April 16, 1989 | COLMAN ANDREWS
Mason's in Brentwood has not closed its doors, contrary to rumors and a report in the current issue of Los Angeles magazine. Management and administration of the restaurant have, however, been taken over by a new company, Hospitality Management Services--an offshoot of Kennard, Herbage & Associates, the Santa Ana-based architecture firm that designed the restaurant's interior. Robert Herbage, a Hospitality Management principal who said he's always felt a vested interest in Mason's, named Roger Mathys (formerly of A Fine Affair)
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February 2, 1997 | Suzanne Muchnic, Suzanne Muchnic is The Times' art writer
John Mason emerged in the mid-1950s as a leader of Los Angeles' ceramics revolution. Caught in the spell of Peter Voulkos at Otis Art Institute (now Otis College of Art and Design), he was part of a group that transformed clay from a traditional craft medium to an adventurous means of expression. "The thing about Pete is that he had a vision," Mason said. "Working in clay was an art involvement that was open-ended, and it was there for the doing.
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July 22, 1990 | JOHN JOHNSON and RONALD L. SOBLE, John Johnson and Ronald L. Soble, Times staff writers, are working on a book about the Menendez case for New American Library.
ON A MILD SUNDAY last summer, a string of "popping sounds" drifted through the lazy night air of Beverly Hills around 10 o'clock. "I didn't think anything of it," said Tom Zlotow, a neighbor who soon learned that the noises he'd heard from the house right behind his were echoes of the most sensational crime in the history of Beverly Hills. "I didn't even think it could be gunfire, especially around here."
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April 16, 1989 | COLMAN ANDREWS
Mason's in Brentwood has not closed its doors, contrary to rumors and a report in the current issue of Los Angeles magazine. Management and administration of the restaurant have, however, been taken over by a new company, Hospitality Management Services--an offshoot of Kennard, Herbage & Associates, the Santa Ana-based architecture firm that designed the restaurant's interior. Robert Herbage, a Hospitality Management principal who said he's always felt a vested interest in Mason's, named Roger Mathys (formerly of A Fine Affair)
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February 2, 1997 | Suzanne Muchnic, Suzanne Muchnic is The Times' art writer
John Mason emerged in the mid-1950s as a leader of Los Angeles' ceramics revolution. Caught in the spell of Peter Voulkos at Otis Art Institute (now Otis College of Art and Design), he was part of a group that transformed clay from a traditional craft medium to an adventurous means of expression. "The thing about Pete is that he had a vision," Mason said. "Working in clay was an art involvement that was open-ended, and it was there for the doing.
SPORTS
November 1, 1997 | JON LEE
Montclair Prep 14, Kilpatrick 6--John Mason's fourth-down pass from the Mounties' eight-yard line fell incomplete with 46 seconds remaining, preserving a Montclair Prep (3-4) victory at Valley College. Robert Bowens rushed for 149 yards in 17 carries for the Mounties (4-1-1) and scored on a 59-yard run.
BUSINESS
January 15, 1987
John M. Mason, former chief counsel of the Federal Railroad Administration, has joined the Washington office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, a major law firm based in Los Angeles.
NATIONAL
April 30, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Police in Duluth halted their search for a missing bride-to-be, saying they had "turned over probably every leaf in the city." The announcement came minutes after the family of 32-year-old Jennifer Carol Wilbanks announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to anyone responsible for her disappearance. Wilbanks, whose wedding was planned for today, has not been seen since she went out for her nightly run Tuesday.
TRAVEL
September 1, 2002
Regarding "Canada: Enjoying a barren kind of beauty on a driving trip to the Arctic" (July 28): The author, Carl Duncan, did not mention the wonderful breakfast at the Arctic Chalet: waffles with blueberries and whipped cream--all you could want. I flew up there last year and enjoyed myself. JOHN B. MASON Quartz Hill
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June 17, 2005 | From Associated Press
Runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks has struck a deal for a TV project about her misadventures. ReganMedia, which publishes books and produces TV shows and movies, said Thursday that it had acquired all media rights to the stories of Wilbanks and her fiance, John Mason. The New York company did not say whether any money had changed hands.
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