August 12, 2009
Amy Adams: An article about actress Amy Adams in Tuesday's Calendar section said that Lasse Hallstrom was to direct her in the film "Daughter of the Queen of Sheba." Hallstrom is no longer attached to the project and no new director has been named.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1985
Two lions that escaped Sunday morning from an animal compound near Sylmar were found several hours later under a nearby bush and were recaptured by compound workers and sheriff's deputies. Sheba and Zambi fled from the Wild Life Way Station in Little Tujunga Canyon before noon when heavy winds tore loose a 13-foot-high compound gate that smashed open their cage, said Martine Colette, founder and director of the way station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1991
In response to Chuck Trudeau's letter, I think it is time that we enlighten Mr. Trudeau and other readers of the events leading to the decision to part with our "wonder dog" Dusty. Little does Mr. Trudeau know that during the last nine months prior to Dusty's epic journey there were a number of not-so-wonderful events. Let me begin with poor Sheba, Dusty's four-year-old mother, a collie mix. Sheba by nature is a placid, friendly dog with motherly instincts. In fact when it came to chow time, Sheba frequently left some of her food for Dusty.
April 20, 1989 |
A dispatcher taking an emergency 911 call was puzzled when the caller said nothing, just growled. Dispatchers traced the call to a house, and when police arrived, they didn't find Spuds McKenzie, only a snarling 2-year-old pit bull named Sheba and two puppies, Lt. Lyle Roberts said. One of the puppies had the receiver of the push-button telephone in its mouth. "There were no humans in the house," Roberts said.
November 15, 2010
The world was stunned 52 years ago with the news from Madrid that movie star Tyrone Power had died at the age of 44. The athletic, handsome actor had been a leading player in Hollywood since his first starring role in 1936's "Lloyd's of London. " Over the subsequent two decades, the versatile matinee idol had proven he was adept at swashbucklers (1942's "The Black Swan"), westerns ( 1939's "Jesse James"), film noirs (1947's "Nightmare Alley") and romantic dramas (1946's "The Razor's Edge")
April 22, 1987 |
"I'd like to be glamorous some time soon," Tyne Daly mused, "I'd like to be done with the sad and frumpy ladies. In some ways, I hope this is my definitive frump." The frump of the moment is Lola in William Inge's "Come Back, Little Sheba," opening Friday at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.