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May 27, 1992 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A baffling mystery was engulfing Los Angeles: Somebody was out there stealing air--and then vanishing into thin air themselves. It sounded like a case for the Green Hornet. And that's exactly who authorities credit with ending an outbreak of radio piracy that has troubled business executives in Los Angeles for the last five years.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1992 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A baffling mystery was engulfing Los Angeles: Somebody was out there stealing air--and then vanishing into thin air themselves. It sounded like a case for the Green Hornet. And that's exactly who authorities credit with ending an outbreak of radio piracy that has troubled business executives in Los Angeles for the last five years.
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MAGAZINE
August 2, 1987 | PAUL CIOTTI, Paul Ciotti is a Los Angeles Times Magazine staff writer
KERMIT ALEXANDER is upset. He's too much of a gentleman to be blunt about it. But sitting in his second-story Westwood office, the emotion rumbles out of him like some volcanic aftershock. In person, Alexander makes a formidable impression. Although he's retired from professional football, his biceps bulge like cast-iron drainpipes under his plaid shirt. Sitting behind his desk, he comes across as a strong, masculine presence, a leader, and someone, one senses, not to be lightly crossed.
SPORTS
October 5, 1987 | United Press International
The Super Bowl champion New York Giants will be in the Giants Stadium parking lot for the second straight day tonight, peacefully mingling with striking New York Jets and some of their fans. Inside the stadium, Phil Simms, Lawrence Taylor and their striking teammates will be replaced by the likes of Jim Crocicchia, Chris Davis and other unknowns against a team of San Francisco 49ers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1987
Culminating a yearlong investigation, the California Highway Patrol has arrested three people in connection with an alleged car-insurance fraud operation that authorities say is among the largest uncovered recently in the San Diego area. Authorities alleged that the ring has collected nearly $200,000 in insurance payments based on 18 fraudulent claims, said Gary Alfonzo, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol in San Diego.
NEWS
July 23, 1985 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies have arrested three suspects in the roadside slayings last weekend of two half brothers and a woman after a fistfight at a party near Chino, authorities said today.
NEWS
July 24, 1985 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies have arrested three suspects in the roadside slayings last weekend of two half-brothers and a woman after a fistfight at a party near Chino, authorities said Tuesday.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 16, 1993 | Jane Galbraith
Here's the cameo surprise of the big screen. The Green Hornet is back--directing the action in a scene-within-a-scene from "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story." That's right, trivia fans, it's Van Williams, the original Green Hornet from the 1966 television series that co-starred martial arts expert Lee as his sidekick, Kato. (How could we forget, "Faster, Kato!"?
ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 1992 | ANDY MARX
Could there be a crime-fighting super-hero in Eddie Murphy's future? Sources insist Murphy is itching to star in a movie version of "The Green Hornet," which the studio has on the development fast track. Officially, however, Universal senior production vice president Tom Craig would say only "it's a very good possibility, but it's a ways off. It's in the very early stages of discussion." According to another source close to the film, Murphy contacted Universal about the project.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 8, 1998 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Back during the Golden Age of Hollywood, moviegoers would see a program consisting of a newsreel, coming attractions, a cartoon, a serial and a feature. Universal's new and immensely entertaining "Universal Matinee" collection ($15 each) attempts to recapture those thrilling movie days of yesteryear. The legendary movie cowboy Buck Jones and his faithful horse Silver are the stars of the new "Matinee" series. Born in 1889, Jones was one of the most popular cowboy stars.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 20, 2007 | Sheigh Crabtree, Special to The Times
Fresh on the heels of his leading-man debut as accidental baby daddy Ben in the hit "Knocked Up," Seth Rogen has entered into final negotiations to write and star in "The Green Hornet" for Columbia Pictures. The studio announced in March that it had optioned the rights to the superhero property that follows the adventures of Britt Reid.
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