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  • Our Laguna: Honoring those for their skills, service

    I read Monday in the L.A. Times that Gino Cimoli had died. Gino was the first major league player to bat on the West Coast when the Dodgers and Giants moved to California from New York in 1958. He wasn't the Dodgers usual lead-off batter, but Manager...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Plugging along on his way to the primary

    From Canyon To Cove: Plugging along on his way to the primary
    Fred Karger is on a roll. He says last week he was the first presidential candidate to personally file for the New Hampshire primary. Then he learned that his nemeses, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and ProtectMarriage.com, lost a federal...
  • The virtues of setting and shooting a film in Connecticut

    The virtues of setting and shooting a film in Connecticut
    A number of high-profile dramas have been shot and set amongst the immaculately manicured lawns and well-preserved historical homes of the Connecticut suburbs, among them Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road, the movie Kate Winslet should have won the Oscar...
  • The 'Mystery Movie' has its day again in TNT revival

    The time for the "Mystery Movie" has come again. In the 1970s, the idea worked so well for NBC, the network used it twice weekly for a while ... on rotating components including Peter Falk's "Columbo," Dennis Weaver's "McCloud" and Rock Hudson's "McMillan...
  • Gone, but not forgotten, in 2011

    Year-ending memories include those of people who made marks in entertainment before passing. In 2011, they included a significant number of behind-the-scenes talents whose television efforts endure. Andy Rooney: It's a sad irony that the pundit's death...
  • `Dynasty: The Fifth Season, Volume One'

    `Dynasty: The Fifth Season, Volume One'
    "General Hospital" alum Emma Samms takes over for Pamela Sue Martin as Fallon, but another Carrington resurfaces in this season of the serial that was one of ABC's most popular shows throughout the 1980s. Amanda, played by Catherine Oxenberg, is revealed...
  • 'McMillan & Wife: Season Four'

    'McMillan & Wife: Season Four'
    Since the Rock Hudson-Susan Saint James series about San Francisco's police commissioner and his spouse was part of NBC's "Mystery Movie" anthology in the 1970s, any of its seasons consisted of only a relative handful of episodes. Six is the number here,...
  • Rodeo Drive's heyday

    Rodeo Drive's heyday
    When Giorgio Beverly Hills was in its heyday, from the late 1960s to the late 1980s, Rodeo Drive was not lined with the kind of marquee designer flagships that are located there today. There was no Prada Epicenter, with its arty open facade, or faux...
  • TV and film producer William Finnegan dies at 80

    William R. Finnegan, a film and television producer whose credits include "Hawaii Five-0," "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd" and "The Fabulous Baker Boys," has died. He was 80. Finnegan, who was nominated for five Emmy Awards, died Friday of Parkinson'...
  • Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures

    Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures
    Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
  • Monte Hale dies at 89; cowboy actor helped found Autry museum in L.A.

    Monte Hale, one of the last of Hollywood's celluloid "singing cowboys" and a founder of what is now the Autry National Center of the American West, has died. He was 89. Hale had been in failing health and died Sunday of age-related causes at his home...
  • Peter Gowland dies at 93; innovative glamour photographer

    Peter Gowland dies at 93; innovative glamour photographer
    Peter Gowland, whose exuberant, sun-drenched swimsuit photos and self-designed large-format cameras helped define glamour photography for six decades, has died. He was 93. Gowland died March 17 at his Pacific Palisades home of complications from...