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L.A. NOWThe auditorium at the high school where famed math teacher Jaime Escalante taught for 15 years will be named in his honor, Los Angeles school district officials announced late Wednesday. The auditorium at Garfield High School, which was badly damaged........
Hispanosphere» Orlando Sentinel – HispanosphereJaime Escalante, 79, the Bolivian math teacher who was the basis for the 1988 film ‘Stand and Deliver,' passed away yesterday in his house in Roseville, California, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Escalante, who was battling bladder....
The Hero ComplexLos Angeles Times staff writer Greg Braxton spoke to Bill Cosby about his old friend Robert Culp and their shared life adventure with "I, Spy." Robert Culp and Bill Cosby knew they were taking a risk in the mid-1960s when......
L.A. NOWThey called him their hero, their master, their tough-love mathematical equalizer. In an emotional three-hour memorial ceremony Saturday, dignitaries from the governor to state and federal officials bid a fond farewell to Jaime Escalante. But it was the...
Special to The TimesIn the San Fernando Valley trifecta of Encino, Sherman Oaks and Studio City, common knowledge is that more exclusive, pricier properties sit south of Ventura Boulevard. Parts of Encino, like Amestoy Estates, beg to differ. Beginnings Amestoy Estates'...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOn the eve of the state's first gathering to unravel why minority students fare worse than whites and Asians, the state's top elected educator sparked controversy last week when he linked black churches to cultural barriers that hold back African American...
As Tony Soprano prepares to depart TV, Emmy voters should remember that he's a guy who likes to go out with guns blazing. HBO's three-time winner James Gandolfini wasn't nominated last year but did make the top-10 run-off in the popular vote of...
— Motion Picture: "Babel." — Actor in a motion picture: Jesse Garcia, "Quinceanera." — Actress in a motion picture: Adriana Barraza, "Babel." — Director of a motion picture: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "Babel." —...
Sentinel Movie CriticThere's a reason Ridley Scott keeps tinkering with his 1982 sci-fi classic, Blade Runner. He must realize that even though Oscar glory came for Gladiator, even though Alien was a bigger hit with more enduring appeal, and even if American Gangster is the...
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