March 30, 2008 |
Climb the steep slope of Cao Yong's driveway in La Habra Heights, and the idyllic fruit of his hard-won immigrant success story suddenly appears. A huge, green, stone Buddha sits benevolent and serene above a trickling artificial stream. Behind the shrine, the hill goes on ruggedly upward.
July 19, 1991 |
A cable TV special, "The Josephine Baker Story," dramatized the new challenge to the networks when it almost upstaged leading vote-getters "Cheers," "L.A. Law" and "Murphy Brown" in prime-time Emmy nominations announced Thursday. HBO's story of Baker, the flamboyant and controversial American entertainer who dazzled Paris in the 1920s, earned 12 nominations. NBC's "Cheers" and "L.A. Law" and CBS' "Murphy Brown" were only one ahead with 13.