June 16, 1987 |
Authorities Monday arrested 158 people, including several Santa Monica city officials and actor Martin Sheen, during an anti-nuclear demonstration at the entrance to the Nevada Test Site. Energy Department spokesman Jim Boyer said most of those arrested were charged with misdemeanor trespassing and were released after being given a citation. Santa Monica Mayor James Conn, City Atty. Robert Myers and Deputy City Atty. Robert Jacobs were among those arrested.
August 10, 1987 |
Police arrested 228 anti-nuclear demonstrators Sunday in Nevada, while 320 were taken into custody after they attempted to force a one-day shutdown of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant in Colorado. A "peace fair" sponsored by the Nashville Peace Alliance in Tennessee and a protest at the Trident submarine base in Bangor, Wash., also were among the scattered demonstrations marking the 42nd anniversary of the A-bomb attack on Nagasaki during World War II.
November 15, 1987 |
Is the world ready for the Scream? Geffen Records thinks so. The label has released "Scream: the Compilation," a sampling of bands associated with the popular L.A. dance club, which rotates its location from the Probe on Monday and Friday to the Park Plaza Hotel on Saturday. Previous attempts to capture the pulse of a music scene have proved iffy. "Live at CBGB's," from 1976, falls short in conveying the energy of New York's then-burgeoning underground scene.
February 17, 1991 |
It is Jan. 24--eight tense days after President Bush launched the Persian Gulf War and one week after Iraqi President Saddam Hussein lobbed the first Scud missiles into Israel. It is also Mike Medavoy's 50th birthday party. On a sound stage that night at Columbia Pictures in Culver City, some 250 of Tri-Star Pictures chairman Medavoy's closest friends gather. Talk of the war dominates conversation, for even at an A-list party in the land of illusion, war's reality is jarring.