December 27, 2008 |
When Zoe Kazan was preparing to play saucy young secretary Maureen Grube in "Revolutionary Road" -- the film adaptation of Richard Yates' novel about a young couple (Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet) trying to change their lives in staid 1955 suburbia -- she had definite ideas about her character's appearance. "I wanted her to look like she went to Sears Roebuck and bought three suits, two dresses, one pair of heels, two handbags and two pairs of gloves, then moved to New York City and gained 5 pounds," said Kazan, whose character ends up having a romantic fling with the New York corporate drone played by DiCaprio.
February 24, 2000 |
Crescenta Valley High was dealt a huge blow last week when girls' soccerCoach Bud Dain and assistants Matt and Judd Bogust announced their resignations. The Bogusts founded the program 10 years ago. Five years ago, Dain was hired as coach. Crescenta Valley went 170-40-20 during the Bogusts' tenure and was 85-20-15 under Dain. "I can't geographically do what is necessary to build a program in Crescenta Valley anymore. It's too far," said Dain, who commutes from Westlake Village.
January 29, 1998 |
Marina waited one year for a rematch, and its patience and hard work paid off with a 4-2 victory over Los Alamitos in a Sunset League girls' water polo game Wednesday at Golden West College. The Vikings (15-4, 3-0 in league), the top-ranked team in the county, used a stingy defense and goals from three freshmen--Cara Chlebicki, Erin Wilson and Kendra Shanley--to help topple the fourth-ranked Griffins (12-5, 2-1).
November 28, 2002 |
"Dress to Kill" Eddie Izzard Anti, $20 for DVD The British comedian, who refers to himself as an executive transvestite, a male tomboy and a male lesbian, shines in his Emmy Award-winning one-man show, which was shot in 1998 in San Francisco and debuted on HBO in 1999. Decked out in frosted blond hair, tons of makeup, a colorful tunic shirt, leather pants and heels, Izzard waxes comedic about Hitler, England's colonial years, JFK, Easter, Italians and their motorcycles, and the Anglican Church.
February 25, 1998 |
Two Newport Harbor sophomores scored three goals, three Los Alamitos shots hit the crossbar or goal posts in the fourth quarter, and the result was a 4-3 Newport Harbor victory Tuesday in a Southern Section Division I girls' water polo quarterfinal. Sophomore Kyndra Cox had two goals and sophomore Jocelyn Manderino gave host Newport Harbor its first lead, 1-0, by scoring a little more than a minute into the game.
February 6, 1998
No. 1 Marina 8, University 1--Rebecca Miller had four goals and two assists for Marina (18-4). No. 2 Irvine 9, No. 10 Foothill 1--Irvine (15-4) scored three goals in the each of the first three quarters. Nicole Huszcz and Erin Lezak scored four goals each for the Vaqueros. Daylene Coberly scored Foothill's (13-8) only goal in the fourth quarter. In first-round games: No. 7 El Toro 7, Costa Mesa 5--Brooke Taylor scored three goals for El Toro (14-6).
February 1, 1997
Jake Vansloten scored with two minutes to play in overtime, lifting the Royal High boys' soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Newbury Park in a Marmonte League match Friday at Royal. After beginning league play 1-2, the Highlanders (16-5-1, 7-2) have now won six consecutive league matches and are in sole possession of first place. Vansloten's goal, his third, came when he redirected a crossing pass by Kendall Simmonds. Newbury Park is 11-4-2, 4-3.
March 3, 1998 |
Marina needed to play its best to have a chance to upset top-seeded Long Beach Wilson in the Southern Section Division I girls' water polo championship game Monday at Belmont Plaza. Not only was Marina sharp, Wilson wasn't. So the result was an unexpected and lopsided 7-3 victory for the second-seeded Vikings.
December 22, 1996 |
Moments after the Chatsworth High girls' soccer team clinched its second consecutive Simi Valley tournament title, Beezy Preis wrinkled her nose and shook her head. "I don't think we shot enough," the Chancellors' senior midfielder said. This after Chatsworth launched a combined 40 shots Saturday in victories against St. Bonaventure and La Reina. Had the Chancellors pulled the trigger more often, they would have been cited for lacking permits.
January 10, 1997
Newport Harbor handed Irvine its first Sea View League wrestling loss ever, 38-29, Thursday at Irvine High. The Vaqueros hadn't lost a league meet since joining the league in 1992. Freshman Michael Snyder pinned Irvine's Dominic Ricco in 52 seconds at 189 pounds for visiting Newport Harbor (2-0, 1-0 in league). C.H. Rush pinned Newport Harbor's Tom Cook in 1 minute 11 seconds at 145 pounds for Irvine (0-2, 0-1).