August 29, 2012 |
Actress Amy Adams stopped by “The Late Show” Tuesday to plug her latest project, “The Master,” which tells the story of a spiritual leader whose life bears a certain similarity to that of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology. Anyone who regularly tunes in to “The Late Show” knows that David Letterman can be a relentless interrogator, even - or perhaps especially - when his line of questioning makes guests visibly uncomfortable. Last night, it was Adams who had the thankless task of trying to politely deflect his questions about the controversial religion. “The movie is loosely based on Scientology, am I right about that?
May 18, 2012 |
She's a 26-year-old former party girl with social anxiety issues, a motorcycle-riding iconoclast who dropped out of USC and attends meetings in Led Zeppelin T-shirts. Megan Ellison is also the most powerful new producer in Hollywood, running a burgeoning movie company from her $33-million compound in the hills above the Sunset Strip - and giving a critical boost to the kinds of adult dramas the major studios have all but abandoned. Hollywood has long attracted wealthy, star-struck investors who don't appreciate the difficulty (or "complexity")
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June 3, 1992 |
Two masked gunmen held up the only bank in the rural community of Piru on Tuesday and escaped with several thousand dollars, authorities said. Wearing ski masks to cover their faces, the pair entered the Citizens State Bank of Piru, 3940 E. Center St., about 12:30 p.m. and ordered a teller to give them money, Sheriff's Lt. Paul Anderson said. Both men pulled handguns during the robbery, he said. Investigators learned that the robbers had fled in a white El Camino with blue trim.
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November 12, 2001 |
Three people were wounded when a gunman burst into a party and opened fire, authorities said. Francisco Villa, 27; Eddie Majia, 19, and a 17-year-old were treated at Simi Valley Hospital after the Saturday night shootings and released, said Sheriff's Capt. Paul Anderson. Anderson said the incident occurred shortly before 11 p.m.. The gunman fled, and there have been no arrests, he said. Party-goers said they did not know the gunman.
April 20, 1995
Robert Frith pitched his second complete game of the season and Paul Anderson drove in two runs as San Clemente upset second-ranked Mater Dei, 4-2, in a South Coast League baseball game Wednesday. Frith (4-3) struck out four and held the Monarchs scoreless until Mike Waugh homered in the fifth inning. Anderson singled in runs in the second and third innings to help the Tritons (10-8, 4-4) build a 4-0 lead.
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November 5, 1987
Police Officers Honored: Six Newport Beach police officers were honored at the department's annual awards luncheon Wednesday for acts of heroism and exemplary service. Officer Mark Everton became the 12th recipient of the department's medal of valor, instituted in 1972, for saving the lives of three young men in a burning car wreck last August. Awards of merit went to Officers William Barnett, Robert Oakley and Stan Bressler, Reserve Officer Jan Paul Anderson and Lt. Timothy Riley.
October 16, 1987 |
Eat your heart out, Robin Leach. Thanks to Newport Beach entrepreneur Nancy Tarnutzer and partner Patricia Dreyfus, Newport Beach now has its very own "Lifestyles" video cassette. Part of a "California Collection" series, the 30-minute video will soon be marketed locally, nationally and internationally via travel consultants and video distribution networks.
January 10, 2008
Thank you for your "Overrated" comment on Paul Thomas Anderson's "There Will Be Blood" [Jan. 3]. I was beginning to think I was the only one who didn't like the movie. Karen DeRepentigny San Pedro