October 6, 1985 |
Question: What was probably the only movie Clark Gable ever made for Warner Bros.? Answer: "Night Nurse," a mystery filmed in 1931. (No, he didn't play the title role--that was Barbara Stanwyck.) It's part of the Vagabond Theatre's series of Warners classics running Oct. 20-Nov.
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March 5, 1991 |
Six schools in the Orange Unified School District will have new leadership beginning July 1. The retirement of Jack Fox, principal of Canyon High, opened a series of positions throughout the district, Supt. Norman C. Guith told parents and faculty at a board meeting last week. Ralph Jameson, principal at Cerro Villa Middle School, has been reassigned to Canyon High. Skip Roland, principal of Serrano Elementary, will take over as principal of Cerro Villa.
December 31, 1999 |
Continental Airlines Inc., the fifth-largest U.S. carrier, acquired a 28% stake in closely held Gulfstream International Airlines Inc. as part of a new 10-year agreement between the carriers. Neither airline would disclose the purchase price for the minority stake. Houston-based Continental said the agreement will allow it to build on its existing relationship with Gulfstream, which provides regional service under the Continental Connection name in Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean.
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October 14, 1987
It was a bittersweet ending Monday when about 200 friends of the Los Feliz Theatre showed up to pay tribute on its closing night. The Laemmle family, which brought art and foreign-language films to Los Angeles in the North Vermont Avenue theater, had lost its lease after 40 years. But on Tuesday, it sounded like a new beginning.
June 10, 1990 |
The 3-D Film Festival, originally due to end Thursday at the Vagabond Theater, has been extended through Sept. 6. Thereafter, the producers hope to continue showing such pictures at the venue indefinitely, making the Vagabond perhaps the first, full-time 3-D film theater anywhere.
July 16, 1989 |
MOST PEOPLE THINK OF the American farm as vast acres of gently undulating land planted with rows of corn or wheat, cultivated by tractors, harvested by combines--and threatened with extinction. But not in Southern California. Here, farming is a healthy industry, partly because a select group of growers has learned how to reap hefty profits from tiny pieces of land: They grow unusual foods.