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Obituary for Betty Jane Orbach, 1926-2013 Betty Jane Hall was born January 3, 1926, in Los Angeles. She and husband Kenny Orbach met at 14 at Manual Arts High School, and married at 20. While Kenny was at war in the Pacific Betty swam in Esther Williams&...
Tags: Jimmy Durante, Frank Sinatra, Sports, Swimming
Forest Lake, Minn.: Bruce E. Bollinger, age 53, of Forest Lake, Minn., passed away Dec. 31, 2012, in Fridley, Minnesota following a lengthy illness of Ataxia. Bruce was born May 18, 1959, in Bowdle, South Dakota, the son of Ervin R. and Shirley E....
VarietyTony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, died of natural causes Friday evening at his West Los...
VarietySid Grauman the genius and world's greatest picture house showman, the father of the $1.50 straight atmospheric film theater with a consistent policy along that line, is dedicating next week the dream of a life time, his $1,200,000 Chinese theater, in the...
MIAMI - On a breezeless downtown day, the Miami Art Museum seemed like an obligatory stop. Until I got there, and realized that a big chunk of the space was closed for installation. After a quick spin through an exhibit on the influence of the vinyl...
Tags: Coconut, Havana (Cuba), Jerry Lewis, Shrimp, Fried Shrimp
While enjoying the cool weather in San Diego I have been fortunate to be able to do lots of different things. Frequent walks along the beach and the bay are always refreshing unless aggressive bike riders zip by within an inch or two. I appreciate it that...
Channel Guide MagazineAw, c'mon, man! I thought I was getting one — just one — episode where we could all sit back and revel in the talent of our favorite little dancers before we wade back into the well-dressed sturm und drang of life at ALDC. I thought tonight'...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
24 FramesOn Saturday evening, the TCM Classic Film Festival will be screening a selection of Hollywood figures' home movies at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – you can see Esther Williams teaching her children how to swim, Steve McQueen taking his two kids to...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Jan. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they...
Some furniture styles are so popular that they are copied by cabinetmakers for hundreds of years. Some copies are easy to recognize as copies because their construction is modern - new nails, machine-made mortise-and-tenon joints holding drawer parts...
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