June 26, 2011 |
Celebrities gathered en masse on the lawn of Veterans Affairs campus for "A Time for Heroes," a June 12 benefit for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. As the day's heroes, the stars, including Ashlee Simpson, Ashley Tisdale, Olivia Munn, Laila Ali, Mira Sorvino, Eva La Rue, Angus T. Jones, Melissa Rivers and Zachary Levi, mingled among guests and manned carnival-style booths. Chad Michael Murray of "One Tree Hill" supervised a rock-climbing wall, while Tatyana Ali of "The Young and the Restless" helped youngsters string beads.
May 22, 1991 |
This old man, he played one He played knick-knack on my drum With a knick-knack, patty - whack Give the dog a bone This old man came rolling home. Having someone with Bob Dylan's voice sing that silly old nursery rhyme sounds like one of those '70s National Lampoon parodies. But if you hear it on the radio, be advised: It's no parody. It is Bob Dylan singing "This Old Man"--and not in honor of his own 50th birthday Friday, but to benefit the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 2000 |
New attractions at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim will celebrate grand openings next month with blockbuster benefits expected to raise $1 million each for two children's charities. The Santa Monica-based Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has been named beneficiary of the gala premiere opening on Jan. 11 for 3,000 people of Downtown Disney, a shopping, dining and entertainment zone that is part of the Walt Disney Co.'s $1.4-billion expansion of the Disneyland Resort.
December 4, 1994 |
Elizabeth Glaser, whose agonizing story of how she and her two children became infected with the AIDS virus brought a tearful silence to the floor of the 1992 Democratic presidential convention, died Saturday. She was 47. She died at her Santa Monica home of the complications of AIDS, said Carol Pearlman, an associate at the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which Mrs. Glaser helped found.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 1990 |
Mickey Mouse was joined on stage at Disneyland by another familiar face Thursday, as former President Ronald Reagan took part in festivities launching the park's 35th anniversary year. Reagan, Robert Cummings and Art Linkletter were hosts of the live TV broadcast of the park's opening on July 17, 1955. Linkletter and Cummings were also on hand Thursday, along with other celebrities who were there for the 1955 opening: Fess Parker, Gale Storm, Alan Young and several of the original Mouseketeers.
July 6, 2008 |
Let's tip our 10-gallon hats to Garth Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood, who just bought a house along the Malibu beachfront that originally had been listed at $5.45 million and then dropped to $4.95 million. Public records did not disclose the purchase price. Brooks is the top-selling solo artist of the 20th century, according to the Recording Industry Assn.