September 8, 2012 |
Johnny Cash in "Walk the Line," the ruthless emperor's son Commodus in "Gladiator," and now a violent, wayward World War II veteran, Freddie Quell, in Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master": Does Joaquin Phoenix play dangerous, intense and troubled so well because it's not much of a stretch? The actor has blurred the boundary between difficult professional and personal personas for years, cutting off photo shoots and appearing disdainful of interviewers. Most notably, there was his long dive into performance art in 2010 - in which he grew a shaggy beard, went monosyllabic in TV appearances and pretended to quit acting, delving into a world of debauchery to transform himself into a rapper for the film "I'm Still Here.
May 2, 1997
The Mission Viejo Vigilantes will hold a two-hour public workout Saturday, beginning at 10:30 a.m., at Santa Margarita High. Expected to participate are 12 players from last year's Western Baseball League championship team, including infielder Paul Burke, last year's championship series MVP, and league pitcher of the year Paul Anderson. Vigilantes spring training begins May 10th. The season opener against the Chico Heat is May 23.
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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