October 20, 1985 |
For some foggy reason, a drink tastes better in a San Francisco saloon than in any Los Angeles bar--save, perhaps, Peter Monahan's Pasadena pub and the claustrophobic Chez Jay in Santa Monica. Scholars and world- class tipplers have debated this North-South riddle for decades. But the icy truth is that salooning is live theater in the Bay Area, whereas L.A. thirst parlors are too often tax-dodging, limited partnerships hustling for the buck. Actually, it goes deeper than that.
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April 9, 1998 |
George Michael, the English pop star whose hits include "I Want Your Sex" and "Faith," was arrested in Beverly Hills for allegedly engaging in a lewd act alone in a public restroom, police said Wednesday. Michael, 34, was arrested by a plainclothes officer who "observed Mr. Michael engaged in a lewd act" shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Edward T. Kreins of the Beverly Hills Police Department.
April 3, 1993 |
Sings Like a Dove: Steven Curtis Chapman was the big winner Thursday evening at the Gospel Music Assn.'s Dove Awards. Chapman won artist of the year as well as five other honors, including songwriter and contemporary album of the year for "Great Adventure." Michael English was chosen top male vocalist and Twila Paris won best female vocalist, succeeding Sandi Patti, who had received the honor 11 straight times. Winners were chosen by 3,000 members of the Gospel Assn.
February 17, 1993 |
Gospel Honors: Amy Grant is among the nominees for top Gospel Music Assn. awards, but Sandi Patti, who was voted gospel's top female vocalist for 11 straight years, didn't make the finalist cut this time around. Grant, chosen artist of the year in 1992, is a finalist for that honor again with 4HIM, Michael English, Michael W. Smith and Steven Curtis Chapman. Grant is also up for female vocalist of the year with Cindy Morgan, Kathy Troccoli, Susan Ashton and Twila Paris.
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August 7, 1986 |
Two men, one armed with a sawed-off shotgun, were arrested on suspicion of robbing a motel Tuesday night, police said. Bruce Wayne Arthur, 21, and Watne Michael English, 29, both of Anaheim, were booked into County Jail after the 9:20 p.m. robbery, Police Sgt. Daniel Amon said. Officers summoned to the Tahiti Motel, 11850 Beach Blvd., by an anonymous caller arrested one suspect after a brief pursuit on foot, Amon reported.
January 9, 1992
Here is the list of the 1991 Grammy Award nominations announced Wednesday: Pop * Pop vocal performance, female: "All the Man That I Need" (single), Whitney Houston; "Baby Baby" (single), Amy Grant; "Emotions" (album), Mariah Carey; "Get Here" (single), Oleta Adams; "Something to Talk About" (single), Bonnie Raitt.