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November 1, 1987 | From United Press International
Gas leaking from a barbecue exploded through a garage and part of a home in Cerritos Saturday morning, but three children inside the house escaped serious injury, authorities said. An 11-year-old boy, the oldest of the three children, sustained minor injuries when his parents' garage in the 16400 block of Bainbrook Ave. exploded shortly after 10 a.m., Sheriff's Sgt. Stephen Ward said. The two younger children were not injured, paramedics said.
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February 25, 2014 | By David Ng
The latest musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has posted a closing notice on London's West End just two months after opening. "Stephen Ward," based on the 1960s British political scandal surrounding John Profumo, opened in December at the Aldwych Theatre in London to tepid reviews and will close on March 29. The musical's closure marks a setback in Lloyd Webber's attempted comeback following the poor reception in London for "Love Never Dies," his...
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 8, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Comedic actor Jack Black and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber could soon have a bond. The seven-time Tony winner said he'd like to bring Black's comedy "School of Rock" to the stage. Lloyd Webber told CBC Radio that he was “very excited” about recently acquiring the rights to the 2003 film, which starred Black as a cash-strapped musician-turned-teacher who transforms a prep school class into a rock band. "There may be songs for me in it,” he said of the potential score, “but it's obviously got songs in it as it stands.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 8, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Comedic actor Jack Black and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber could soon have a bond. The seven-time Tony winner said he'd like to bring Black's comedy "School of Rock" to the stage. Lloyd Webber told CBC Radio that he was “very excited” about recently acquiring the rights to the 2003 film, which starred Black as a cash-strapped musician-turned-teacher who transforms a prep school class into a rock band. "There may be songs for me in it,” he said of the potential score, “but it's obviously got songs in it as it stands.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 16, 1989 | BART MILLS and NINA J. EASTON, Easton is a Times staff writer. Mills is a free-lance writer. Sue Summers in London contributed to this story. and
In bringing "Scandal" to the screen, the iconoclastic Palace Productions had to overcome church objections, threatened lawsuits and widespread opposition to the notion of raking up the details of a sex scandal that toppled a British government more than a quarter century ago. But now, just as "Scandal" is gaining popularity in British theaters, its producers face an even bigger hurdle: the Motion Picture Association of America has made the rare decision to tag it with an X-rating.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 25, 2014 | By David Ng
The latest musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has posted a closing notice on London's West End just two months after opening. "Stephen Ward," based on the 1960s British political scandal surrounding John Profumo, opened in December at the Aldwych Theatre in London to tepid reviews and will close on March 29. The musical's closure marks a setback in Lloyd Webber's attempted comeback following the poor reception in London for "Love Never Dies," his...
BUSINESS
May 4, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Lenovo Group Ltd., which bought IBM Corp.'s personal computer division for $1.25 billion, named IBM's Stephen Ward as chief executive. Lenovo's chief executive, Yang Yuanqing, was named chairman, replacing founder Liu Chuanzhi, who will become a nonexecutive director, the company said. Ward, 50, who was previously general manager of IBM's personal systems group, will be based in the U.S.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 22, 1991 | DAVID J. FOX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actor Kirk Douglas received the Writers Guild of America's Robert Meltzer Award in ceremonies Wednesday night, in recognition of his role in helping bring an end to Hollywood blacklisting. The award is named after the screenwriter who worked with Orson Welles but died in military service during World War II. Posthumously, Meltzer was named during hearings in 1947 by the House Un-American Activities Committee as it investigated the Hollywood community for alleged communist sympathies.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 23, 1993 | KEVIN THOMAS, Compiled by Michael Wilmington
Following are The Times' recommendations for today's schedule of the American Film Institute International Film Festival, with commentary by the film reviewing staff. All screenings at Laemmle's Sunset 5, 8000 Sunset. Information: (213) 466-1767. Recommended: "THE GREAT UNPLEASANTNESS"(U.S.; Dorne Pentes; 1:40, 4:05, 6:50 & 9:05 p.m.).
ENTERTAINMENT
March 16, 1989 | BART MILLS and NINA J. EASTON, Easton is a Times staff writer. Mills is a free-lance writer. Sue Summers in London contributed to this story. and
In bringing "Scandal" to the screen, the iconoclastic Palace Productions had to overcome church objections, threatened lawsuits and widespread opposition to the notion of raking up the details of a sex scandal that toppled a British government more than a quarter century ago. But now, just as "Scandal" is gaining popularity in British theaters, its producers face an even bigger hurdle: the Motion Picture Association of America has made the rare decision to tag it with an X-rating.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 1987 | From United Press International
Gas leaking from a barbecue exploded through a garage and part of a home in Cerritos Saturday morning, but three children inside the house escaped serious injury, authorities said. An 11-year-old boy, the oldest of the three children, sustained minor injuries when his parents' garage in the 16400 block of Bainbrook Ave. exploded shortly after 10 a.m., Sheriff's Sgt. Stephen Ward said. The two younger children were not injured, paramedics said.
SPORTS
September 21, 1996 | BRENT SHAVER
Third-ranked Servite scored 28 points in a 6-minute 43-second span in the first half and held on for a 35-19 nonleague victory over 10th-ranked Irvine at Cal State Fullerton on Friday. Servite is 2-0 and Irvine is 1-1. After punting on their first possession of the game, the Friars scored on their next three possessions. Servite quarterback Greg Cicero was able to start despite suffering a sprained ligament in his throwing hand. Cicero was injured last week against Esperanza.
SPORTS
October 28, 1995 | MIKE WOJCIECHOWSKI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Quarterback Greg Cicero threw for 154 yards on four first-quarter completions as Servite took a quick seven-point lead en route to 42-21 victory over Saddleback in a Golden West League game Friday at Tustin High. On the opening drive, Cicero hit Vince Reed with a screen pass, good for 27 yards, and followed with a 59-yard touchdown strike to Stephen Ward to give the Friars a 7-0 lead.
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