CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 2008 |
BIRDS OF PARADISE a novel collaboration -- Where we left off: What's on the coveted flash drive? That's been the $64,000 question from Day One, as a TV producer, a congressman and a pole dancer lead a cast of characters on a wild and mysterious chase across Southern California. Well, today's installment clears up a bit of the confusion, and makes one wonder if the venue might soon change from Beverly Hills to the glittering, desert city of sin, where the real-life mayor happens to be a former mob attorney.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 2008 |
BIRDS OF PARADISE a novel collaboration -- Where we left off: A party of four gathers in the Stadium Club at Dodger Stadium while feds listen in. Meanwhile, we still have that crew in Beverly Hills and a roaming hit man. And if everything's not wrapped up today, don't worry. Steve Lopez will be writing a final chapter for Sunday's paper, and the crazy tale will be read aloud by its authors at the L.A. Times Festival of Books at 3 p.m. Sunday. -- 'Almost gotcha, loser," Ernesto said out loud, smiling as he listened to the conversation Bonner's wire was picking up. "C'mon, say it, man. Say it. " At the bar, one agent filled Lopez in and told him to keep quiet while the other listened for the go-ahead in his earpiece.
September 12, 1998
1995: Initial Sexual Encounters Monica Lewinsky began her White House employment as an intern in the Chief of Staff's office in July 1995. At White House functions in the following months, she made eye contact with the President. During the November 1995 government shutdown, the President invited her to his private study, where they kissed. Later that evening, they had a more intimate sexual encounter. They had another sexual encounter two days later, and a third one on New Year's Eve. A.
January 23, 1985
The odds are slim that the Cincinnati-based firm, which went from rapid growth into bankruptcy reorganization in September, 1983, can survive as a corporate entity, Victor Palmieri said. Palmieri, chairman of the Cincinnati-based firm, made his comments after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court status hearing.
September 14, 1988
Charlie Palmieri, in his early 60s, a popular salsa pianist who as a band leader helped create new forms of Latin jazz. Born in Puerto Rico and reared in the Bronx, Palmieri played with Latin dance orchestras and hotel bands, including those led by Tito Puente and Mongo Santamaria. In the 1950s he led various groups, and in 1959 introduced the band Charanga Duboney, a group that was extremely popular and influential in New York.
August 4, 1997 |
When Eddie Palmieri blended steamy salsa songs with experimental Latin jazz more than two decades ago, many critics and Afro Cuban music fans lauded his work as far ahead of his time. And they were right. It's been 20 years or more, and the music has matured beautifully.