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March 2, 1997
It looks as if Ken Starr is getting his advice from Ross Perot! ZACHARY A. CHARLES Burbank
April 4, 2014 | By Carolyn Kellogg
Meyer Lansky is one of the gravitational centers of Zachary Lazar's new novel, "I Pity the Poor Immigrant" (Little, Brown and Company: 256 pp., $25). Not so much the dapper, "Boardwalk Empire"-era gangster as Lansky in 1972 in Israel, seeking to retire there under the country's Law of Return. It's hardly the most celebrated era in Lansky's life, but Lazar was going for something other than the obvious. "The initial idea of this book was to put Meyer Lansky in the same room as King David from the Bible," Lazar said via Skype from his home office in New Orleans.
May 3, 1989 | Claudia Puig, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Comedian and actor Robin Williams has married Marsha Garces, the former nanny of Williams' son, Zachary. Williams and Garces wed in Lake Tahoe on Sunday in a ceremony attended by a few friends, according to Williams' publicist Mark Rutenberg. Garces was hired by Williams, 36, and his former wife, dancer Valerie Velardi, five years ago to care for Zachary, Rutenberg said. Williams and his former wife, who filed for divorce last year, share custody of Zachary.
October 10, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 As if being 5-0 and ranked No. 1 in Southern California by The Times isn't impressive enough, St. John Bosco will get a little bit better on Friday night for its Trinity League opener against Santa Margarita with the availability of 6-foot-4, 305-pound junior offensive lineman Zachary Robertson. He has offers from USC and UCLA. He sat out the first five games of the season after transferring from Mayfair. Now he's eligible to join an offensive line that already features 350-pound Damien Mama.
September 19, 1997
America seems to have evolved into a new form of government--"investigative government," with an occasional timeout for legislation! ZACHARY A. CHARLES Burbank
November 9, 1991
If David Duke is elected governor of Louisiana, can we rescind the Louisiana Purchase? ZACHARY A. CHARLES Burbank
May 30, 1989 | From Times wire services
An arrest warrant has been issued for the wife of Washington Redskins star Doug Williams of Zachary after the quarterback accused her of cashing a $75,000 check and taking off with the money. Lisa Kai Robinson Williams, 27, allegedly cashed a check issued to Doug Williams for advertisements in Ebony Magazine, according to the arrest warrant and an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesman. Neither Williams nor his wife answered the telephone today at their home. Williams accused his wife of forging his name to the check on May 16 at the Bank of Zachary and cashing it without his consent.
October 11, 1996
Some top Republicans call the probe into the ethics of Newt Gingrich's fund-raising practices a "fishing expedition" (Sept. 27). Is that Whitewater fishing? ZACHARY A. CHARLES Burbank
December 26, 1998
Mike Tyson says that Francois Botha will suffer the same fate as his previous opponents. Does that suggest that Botha should wear earmuffs when he steps into the ring? ZACHARY A. CHARLES Burbank
October 2, 1999
I read in Newswire [Sept. 28] that the last boxing show at the Forum drew a "crowd" of 891. At what point does a group become a crowd? ZACHARY A. CHARLES Burbank
September 27, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
Zachary Quinto, known for his turn as Spock in the "Star Trek" reboots, made his Broadway debut in Tennessee Williams' semi-autobiographical classic "The Glass Menagerie. " Quinto stars as restless son Tom alongside Cherry Jones as Southern belle and overbearing matriarch Amanda in the new revival that opened Thursday in New York's Booth Theatre. They have experience playing mother and child: The American Repertory Theater production was staged earlier this year in Cambridge, Mass., before transferring to Broadway.
September 17, 2013 | By August Brown
The 21-year-old electro pop singer Sky Ferreira might be enjoying her "Night Time, My Time" a little too much. The singer was arrested Saturday in Saugerties, N.Y. , after a rough weekend with her boyfriend, Zachary Cole Smith of post-punks DIIV. The two face a bevy of charges ranging from heroin possession to driving with stolen license plates. As noted by Spin and Pitchfork , the police blotter of the local newspaper, the Daily Freeman , noted that Ferreira is facing " misdemeanor charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest," with the substance reported to be Ecstasy.
September 5, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Zachary Robertson, a 305-pound junior lineman at St. John Bosco, has received a scholarship offer from USC.  
August 21, 2013 | By Betsy Sharkey
There is a scene early in "Cutie and the Boxer" of 80-year-old Ushio Shinohara brushing his teeth - although attacking his teeth might be a better description. It's a small detail, but like many in Zachary Heinzerling's remarkable documentary debut, a carefully chosen one. The director wants us to understand Shinohara is a fierce man. The avant-garde artist is known for his "action" painting - boxing gloves are indeed involved. But as riveting as Shinohara is, the real artist the film is interested in is Noriko, Shinohara's wife of 40 years.
August 21, 2013 | By Jill Cowan
A "freakish series of events" led to honor student Zachary Champommier's death on a night in June 2010 - that much is clear, a federal judge said Wednesday. But whether the plainclothes drug enforcement officers who shot the 18-year-old after he drove into a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in a Studio City parking lot were justified in doing so is a more complex matter. In a 43-page mixed verdict, U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald awarded $3 million to Champommier's parents - $2 million to his mother and $1 million to his father, Eric Feldman - but also determined that the authorities were not negligent in their actions.
August 15, 2013 | By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
There is a scene early in "Cutie and the Boxer" of 80-year-old Ushio Shinohara brushing his teeth, although attacking his teeth would come closer to the ferocity with which he goes at the job. It's a small detail, but like so many in Zachary Heinzerling's remarkable documentary debut, a carefully chosen one. The director wants us to understand Shinohara is a fierce man. An artist, Shinohara is known for his "boxing" technique, part of his...
November 4, 1997
In his article "Bullish or Bearish, It's Herd Behavior" (Oct. 29), Terence Monmaney may have hit the nail on the head. It was the "herd shot round the world!" ZACHARY A. CHARLES Burbank
February 1, 2009 | Jordan Rau, Jordan Rau is a reporter in The Times' Sacramento bureau.
To: Director, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Re: Potential exhibition I am writing to renew my offer to let you exhibit recent artistic compositions by my 3-year-old son, Zachary Rau (2006- ). As I previously detailed, Zachary's creativity at Hansel-Gretel Pre-Kindergarten has received lavish praise not just from his teacher, Ms. Jandy, but also from our relatives, friends and neighbors. Employing the most rudimentary tools, including Q-tips for brushes and paper silhouettes of animals, rockets and choo-choo trains, Zachary has distinguished himself as a pioneering talent of his generation.
August 2, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
He's the creepster that made us do double-takes any time we came across a lampshade. Zachary Quinto, who spooked us as the spectacled psychiatrist/flesh-loving serial killer Bloody Face on "American Horror Story: Asylum" (not to mention as Sylar on "Heroes"), will join us for a live video chat today at 4 p.m. PDT. Eek ! Eek! Eek! Hide your faces! BUZZMETER: Emmy 2013 pundit's picks Quinto joined the second season of the FX anthology drama alongside Jessica Lange, James Cromwell and Lily Rabe.
May 20, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
“Chuck” star Zachary Levi will make his Broadway debut opposite stage and screen alum Krysta Rodriguez in "First Date,” a musical romantic comedy with a book by “Gossip Girl” writer Austin Winsberg. Previews will start July 9 at the Longacre Theatre, with the opening scheduled for Aug. 8. Music and lyrics are by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. Levi, who sang in Disney's “Tangled,” will play an uptight banker on a blind date with an artist and serial-dater (Rodriguez)
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