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May 1, 1991 | KEVIN ALLMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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.
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SPORTS
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.
NEWS
February 13, 1987 | ROSE-MARIE TURK
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 31, 2013 | Matt Cooper
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 27 - Feb. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     CBS This Morning Super Bowl coverage; quarterback Eli Manning; Neil Patrick Harris. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Super Bowl preview; Tim McGraw performs; quarterback Drew Brees. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N)
OPINION
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."
ENTERTAINMENT
April 28, 1997 | LAURIE WINER, TIMES THEATER CRITIC
"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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 1998 | KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS
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.
NEWS
July 13, 1995 | MARK CHALON SMITH, Mark Chalon Smith is a free-lance writer who regularly covers theater for the Times Orange County Edition.
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."
ENTERTAINMENT
March 31, 1994 | DON SHIRLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They've gone and made "Grease" pretty. Count the Day-Glo colors. Admire the silhouettes of the actors and their props. Watch the play of lights and shadows as they swoop in for the finale of each number. From the ads, you might surmise that Rosie O'Donnell is the star. Think again. In this touring production at Orange County Performing Arts Center, the stars are offstage. We're talking John Arnone on sets and Howell Binkley on lights. We're also talking about Tommy Tune.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 2010 | By Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times
As the largest organization of American atheists, agnostics and other religious skeptics gathered in Los Angeles this weekend, there was a predictable amount of scorn heaped on Christians, Jews and Muslims. Religion was dismissed as "nonsense" and "superstition"; those who believe were described variously as "ignorant" and "stupid. " Fellow nonbelievers were not spared, however, as lines were drawn between "new atheists," who encourage open confrontation with the devout, and "accommodationists," who prefer a subtler, more tactical approach.
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