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July 28, 1989 | DENNIS McLELLAN, Times Staff Writer
In 12 years of lining up authors for Round Table West luncheons in Los Angeles, Margaret Burk and Marylin Hudson have had only a half-dozen authors make last-minute cancellations. That's not bad considering that Round Table West--which opened an Orange County branch in March--has had about 500 speakers at its monthly literary gabfests over the years. But when two scheduled celebrity authors--singer Peggy Lee and actor Macdonald Carey, who were to share the bill with Laguna Beach author T.
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July 28, 1989 | DENNIS McLELLAN, Times Staff Writer
In 12 years of lining up authors for Round Table West luncheons in Los Angeles, Margaret Burk and Marylin Hudson have had only a half-dozen authors make last-minute cancellations. That's not bad considering that Round Table West--which opened an Orange County branch in March--has had about 500 speakers at its monthly literary gabfests over the years. But when two scheduled celebrity authors--singer Peggy Lee and actor Macdonald Carey, who were to share the bill with Laguna Beach author T.
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February 3, 2000 | ANN CONWAY
Are you embroiled in a feud with someone you used to love? Get over it, Boze Hadleigh told members of the Round Table West book club during a luncheon Monday at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach. "Feuds aren't worth the trouble," he told the crowd. "They drain us emotionally, mentally and physically." Hadleigh should know. Author of "Celebrity Feuds!" (Taylor, $14.
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May 14, 1987 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
Former First Lady Betty Ford strode briskly through the venerable Ambassador Hotel at midday Wednesday, past the Cocoanut Grove where the famous and infamous have lounged, past the lobby where Marion Davies once reportedly pranced on horseback for the amusement of William Randolph Hearst. Those glory days have faded for the 66-year-old hotel, and, on Wednesday, the Wilshire Boulevard landmark closed nearly three-fourths of its guest rooms to save money while the owners search for a buyer.
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