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March 13, 1995 | JAN HERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tonight, four days after the 50th anniversary of Anne Frank's death--memorialized around the world last week by public readings of her eloquent diaries--South Coast Repertory weighs in with its own Holocaust commentary: a NewSCRipts presentation of Peter Sagal's "Denial." The Harvard-educated writer, 30, believes that the SCR Mainstage reading of his new play could not come at a better time or in a more appropriate place.
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April 9, 2014 | By Chris Foster
Miami's loss has become UCLA's gain. Malcolm Bunche left Miami's football program seeking more playing time, and he fills UCLA's greatest need on the offensive line. Left guard Xavier Su'a-Filo made himself available for the NFL draft and Bunche slides nicely into what had been a vacancy. "He gives us that big body, gives us that experienced offensive lineman we need," Coach Jim Mora said. "He has acted a little bit like a mentor to some of those guys as well, in his own quiet way. I appreciate that he's here.
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February 4, 1990 | JEFF SILVERMAN
Athol Fugard's choice of the La Jolla Playhouse for the first West Coast presentation of his latest play, "My Children! My Africa!," may come as something of a surprise to the theater community. Given both his and the Market Theatre's many previous associations with Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum and its artistic director, Gordon Davidson, La Jolla's announcement last week that it had wooed the play to its stage in July is a testament to tenacity and the powers of direct contact.
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April 8, 2014 | By Claire Noland
Mary Anderson, a redheaded actress who auditioned for the part of Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 epic "Gone With the Wind" but wound up playing a supporting role as Maybelle Merriwether, died Sunday. She was 96. A longtime resident of Brentwood, Anderson died under hospice care in Burbank. She had been in declining health and had suffered a series of small strokes, said her longtime friend Betty Landess. Anderson was one of the last surviving cast members of the film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell's Civil War novel.
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April 24, 2000 | DAVID RYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The past few years of Sue Gaetzman's life have been wrapped in death. Her sister, father and husband died within 10 months of one another in 1996, while she was slowly succumbing to complications of diabetes. Gaetzman struggled with the disease, checking into the hospital periodically for dialysis and other treatment. A miracle would have saved her. Instead, she was rescued by a tragedy.
SPORTS
July 9, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Tim Kaub, who was the offensive coordinator at City Section Division I champion Harbor City Narbonne last season and called the plays, has taken a similar position at Santa Monica College. Coach Manuel Douglas will take over calling plays this season. Kaub will still help out at Narbonne but with a reduced role. Former Taft Coach Chris Rizzo also could be joining the Gauchos' staff as a defensive assistant. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
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September 30, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 West Hills Chaminade is 3-1 and plays a tough game against Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (4-1) on Friday at home. The Eagles have been working on some "secret plays," Coach Ed Croson said. But don't expect to see any of them. Those plays are mostly being prepared for unbeaten Gardena Serra, which Chaminade plays on Oct. 18 in a Mission League game and could end up facing twice this season. "We have some stuff we've been working on specifically for them," Croson said. "We'll unleash as needed.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2001
From "The America Play" (1993): THE FOUNDLING FATHER: Uh Hehm. The Death of Lincoln!: --.
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March 21, 2007 | From a Times staff writer
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "King Lear," featuring Ian McKellen in the title role, will play at UCLA in October. It's a touring production that plays in repertory with Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull." Both are directed by Trevor Nunn and feature the same cast of 23 actors. They'll be staged Oct. 19 to 28 at Royce Hall as part of UCLA Live. * From a Times staff writer
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October 30, 1999 | Associated Press
A play written by Karol Wojtyla, now Pope John Paul II, will be performed at Santa Clara University. "Our God's Brother," due to open Nov. 12, focuses on the life of Adam Chmielowski, a Polish artist who loses his leg while fighting for Poland's freedom. He becomes a famous painter and then turns his studio into a shelter for homeless strangers he meets on the street. Pope John Paul II has written six plays, three since becoming pope, the university said.
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April 7, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
In 11 games this season, Wilmington Banning (9-2) pitchers haven't allowed any runs from the fifth inning on. That means the Pilots are playing great when the pressure is on. Gino Brockway and Justin Yanez have been the standout pitchers, along with sophomore Michael Ramirez. Catcher Juan Gallardo might be the best hitter in the City Section. Coming off a junior year in which he had 17 doubles, he has two home runs, four doubles and double digit RBIs. Banning figures to battle it out with Narbonne for the Marine League championship but already owns wins over defending City champion San Fernando and West Valley League favorite Chatsworth.
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April 7, 2014 | By Helene Elliott
Los Angeles Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: + Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick is on the verge of winning the Jennings Trophy, which goes to "the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against. " The oddity is that Quick has played only 47 games. Ben Scrivens played 19 before the Kings traded him to Edmonton, and Martin Jones has played 18. It's a significant award and would be a first for the Kings.
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April 6, 2014 | By Lisa Dillman
VANCOUVER, Canada - Three games remaining in the regular season on the yellow brick road to the playoffs, and the Kings finally catch a break in the schedule. They don't play again until Wednesday. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter is always mulling schedules and timetables - maybe it's the lasting influence of his early farm years - and he pondered what to do during the three days between games. One consideration was having a mini-camp in scenic Banff, Alberta, before Wednesday's game at Calgary.
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April 6, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
The thought has crossed the mind of Clippers Coach Doc Rivers . Should he hold out All-Stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin in any of the four regular-season games the Clippers have left? "Yeah, I have, but I don't know if I'll do it or not," Rivers said. "But it's a thought. We do have this interesting schedule, where we play a game. We have two days off. That's unusual. " The Clippers don't play again until Wednesday against Oklahoma City at Staples Center and then again Saturday against Sacramento at home.
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April 5, 2014 | By Kevin Baxter
Juergen Klinsmann hasn't made many missteps in his 2 1/2 years of coach of the U.S. national team. Still it was hard not to question last week's decision to jettison Martin Vasquez, his longtime right-hand man, and replace him with Tab Ramos and former German national team coach Berti Vogts. Sacking your top assistant two months before the World Cup is a little like a presidential candidate dumping his running mate after the convention. So was it an act of panic or prescience? It's too early to tell.
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April 4, 2014 | By James Barragan
Tom Umberg still remembers the Ducks' inaugural game at Honda Center in 1993. The Arrowhead Pond, as it was then called, was packed with more than 17,000 fans, all using their duck calls to accompany a Dixieland band in its rendition of "When the Ducks Go Marching In. " At one point during the pregame show Wild Wing, the team's greater than life-sized duck mascot, flew into the arena from the rafters. Umberg was in awe. So much so that almost 21 years later he remembers the pregame more than the final score.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 16, 2004 | From Associated Press
"Gem of the Ocean," the August Wilson play that postponed its New York opening after a major investor pulled out, will arrive Dec. 6 on Broadway now that new financing has come through. Preview performances begin Nov. 23 at the Walter Kerr Theatre, Carol Fineman, a spokeswoman for the production, said Monday. The play will be presented by Carole Shorenstein Hays and Jujamcyn Theaters, both long associated with Wilson's plays. "Gem of the Ocean" originally was scheduled to open Nov.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 26, 1991 | DANIEL CERONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Francis Ford Coppola will produce live, one-hour dramatic plays for CBS starting next spring, and CBS has signed the original cast of the smash Western miniseries "Lonesome Dove" to star in a 1992 sequel, CBS Entertainment President Jeff Sagansky said Thursday. The live dramatic telecasts, reminiscent of the old "Playhouse 90" productions, will feature mostly non-television actors, writers and directors in original works.
SPORTS
April 4, 2014 | By Mike Bresnahan
Surely the Lakers wanted to send Steve Nash to the sidelines with something better than this. They might get another chance. In one of the final dramas of a long-ago discarded season, Friday was supposed to be the last game of 2013-14, if not a career, for the 40-year-old point guard. But Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni said Nash might be back for another game after the Lakers' 107-95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center. BOX SCORE: Dallas Mavericks 107, Lakers 95 Nash had four points and seven assists in only his 14th appearance this season, his chronically sore back preventing him from playing so many other times.
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April 2, 2014 | By Mike Bresnahan
SACRAMENTO - Pau Gasol's vertigo came back with a vengeance and Chris Kaman's right calf wouldn't cooperate. It was almost time for assistant coaches Kurt Rambis and Mark Madsen to suit up for the Lakers. "Only if they let me wear the short shorts," Rambis said beforehand and, yeah, that wasn't really possible. So the Lakers plowed ahead with nine players and lost to the equally awful Sacramento Kings, 107-102, on Wednesday at Sleep Train Arena. The Lakers (25-50)
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