September 19, 1985 |
On the eve of a benefit gala that will raise at least $1 million for AIDS victims and research, actor Rock Hudson released a statement saying that if others have been helped by the acknowledgement of his disease, it meant his sickness "had some positive worth." "I am not happy that I am sick. I am not happy that I have AIDS," Hudson said in the statement, which was read at a news conference Wednesday by AIDS Project L.A. Chairman Peter Scott.
June 14, 2001
"Kenneth Tyler: Thirty Years of Printmaking," opening Sunday at the California Center for the Arts Museum in Escondido, looks at the career of the renowned master printer and publisher who transformed American printmaking through his many innovations.
May 1, 1991 |
It was probably the first time Carol Channing and the rock band Toto have played the same bill. The time was Monday night, the place was the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the occasion was the sixth annual Singers' Salute to the Songwriter, benefiting the Betty Clooney Foundation for Persons with Brain Injury. Rosemary Clooney founded the organization in memory of her sister, who died from an aneurysm in 1976, and the singer shared hosting duties with her brother Nick Clooney.
December 21, 1991
Unranked Mater Dei upset Santa Ana, 1-0, in a nonleague boys' soccer match Friday afternoon at Mater Dei. Trevor Ickes scored on a penalty kick seven minutes into the first half for Mater Dei (4-2-2). Ickes was awarded the kick after defender Anastico Gonzales was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. The Saints, the Southern Section Division 4-A champions and ranked third in the county, fell to 5-2.
February 13, 1987 |
There was something for everyone: style, show-biz flair, camaraderie, nostalgia, friendly competition and, above all, a somber reminder of the times in which we live. Organized by members of the California fashion industry, the event was held last Friday night at the Century Plaza Hotel to benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles.
October 14, 2007
Re "Abandoned to fanatics," Opinion, Oct. 9 Salman Rushdie and Sam Harris would have us believe that Muslims despise Ayaan Hirsi Ali because she is an advocate of free speech and conscience. No, many Muslims despise her because of her deliberately provocative comments and insulting attitude toward Islam and the prophet Muhammad. The article states that she was a refugee, granted asylum for fleeing a forced marriage, and calls her a "casualty of Islam."
March 28, 2014 |
The event: The 22nd annual “A Night at Sardi's,” which honored members of “The Big Bang Theory's” cast, Glen Campbell and the Campbell family. A star-studded revue of Broadway and country tunes, the Wednesday affair benefited the Alzheimer's Assn. (Campbell, who suffers from the disease, did not attend.) The program : Sarah Rafferty of “Suits” and Ben Feldman of “Mad Men” welcomed the crowd. TV director-producer James Burrows introduced comedian Bob Newhart, who told both a riddle and a parrot joke (from what he called his collection of parrot jokes)
April 28, 1997 |
"Yeah, they cleaned up the neighborhood," announces Jojo, an ex-pimp now making his living in the "motion picture business." ("You should see the motion in my pictures.") "About time, too. Have to have it squeaky clean for Mickey Mouse." In "The Life," the musical that opened Saturday night at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Jojo (Sam Harris) is our suitably amoral guide to Times Square in the days before Disney moved in and the cleanup began.
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July 17, 1998 |
A Sherman Oaks-based securities broker has been barred from working as a broker and his firm expelled from the National Assn. of Securities Dealers after failing to respond to repeated inquiries from regulators about questionable oil and gas limited partnerships. Sam E. Harris, most recently of Thousand Oaks, was censured, fined $20,000 and permanently barred from any association with NASD members, according to a report on July disciplinary actions released this week by NASD Regulation Inc.
July 13, 1995 |
Sam Harris had to laugh at the question, but his response was more than a little wry. So, does Ed McMahon still call? Harris, you might remember, in 1984 was the first instant celebrity to emerge from "Star Search," the schmaltzy but popular "amateur hour" TV show hosted by Ed McMahon. With his muscular, StairMaster singing that seemed to climb notes faster than you could count them, Harris won the big money and became, as he puts it, "the 'Star Search' poster boy."