CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 2003 |
Friends and relatives of the husband-and-wife filmmaking team killed in last week's crash at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market gathered Monday to remember the couple with laughter and tears, screening a few of the quirky, funny movies they left behind.
October 11, 1990 |
A San Diego branch of A. R. Gurney's "Love Letters" will open Oct. 22 in the Old Globe Theatre. It will follow the pattern established elsewhere: rotating casts that change weekly, using well-recognized stars. First up are Elizabeth Montgomery and Robert Foxworth, Oct. 22-28, to be followed by Beth Howland and Charles Kimbrough (Oct. 30-Nov. 4) and Sada Thompson and Kevin McCarthy (Nov. 6-11). The run may extend into January. Old Globe subscribers may buy discounted tickets to "Love Letters."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 2008 |
Augusta Dabney, 89, an actress best known for playing Isabelle Alden for a decade on the ABC soap opera "Loving," died Monday at her home in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., after an extended illness, said her daughter Lillah McCarthy. Born in 1918 and raised in Berkeley, Dabney graduated from UC Berkeley and moved to New York in 1937 to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. A year later, she debuted on Broadway in "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" and met her first husband, actor Kevin McCarthy, in the production.
September 27, 1990 |
Elizabeth Montgomery, best known for playing Samantha in the television show "Bewitched," will be one of the first set of stars in A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters" opening Oct. 22 at the Old Globe Theatre. In the play the actors read letters on stage that were written over the decades between a man and a woman. This unusual format avoids much memorization and long rehearsals and allows for rotating celebrity casts, which at the Old Globe will change on a weekly basis.
October 17, 1992 |
Jamie Worthem rushed for 246 yards in 28 carries and scored once, leading Orange to a 6-0 victory over Foothill in the Century League opener for both teams Friday night at Tustin High. Worthem's seven-yard touchdown run with 1 minute 14 seconds remaining capped an 80-yard Panther drive and stopped Foothill's two-game winning streak. It also gave Orange Coach Buddy Bland a victory over his former boss, Foothill Coach Tom Meiss, in the coaches' first meeting.
August 4, 1989 |
The South Bay Stars will face a team from Obregon Park at 11:45 a.m. Saturday for the championship of the youth Summer Baseball Classic at Bodger Park in Hawthorne. The Stars are 4-0 in the tourney and are coming off a 3-0 victory Wednesday over Jesse Owens Park. Jo Jo Triana has won all four games and will be the starting pitcher Saturday. He has pitched 15 scoreless innings with 24 strikeouts. Wednesday's game was decided by a two-run double in the third inning by first baseman Kevin McCarthy.
March 26, 1994 |
Six Hartford Whalers--including captain Pat Verbeek and star rookie Chris Pronger--were suspended Friday for their involvement in a barroom brawl near Buffalo, N.Y., but the NHL promptly reversed the decision of team owner Richard Gordon. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman rescinded the suspensions, pending the outcome of an investigation that he ordered into the incident. His decision came hours after Gordon announced the suspensions.