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Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
Tags: Television, England, Human Interest, Tallulah Bankhead, Theater
I've accumulated thousands of business cards throughout my career, but few stand out quite like the one belonging to Surat Singh Randhawa. The card of the Costa Mesa resident and small-business owner is a 2-inch-tall by about 3.5-inch-wide résumé. It...
L.A. NOWHere's one of the stories that KTLA Channel 5 News is planning for its 10 p.m. broadcast: GROOVY PAN-AM 70???S CONDO: Globe-trotters who pine for the golden era of commercial air travel might want to book a trip to Anthony......
All The RageWhile I was recently scouring downtown Los Angeles for fashionable finds for the downtown style issue, I noticed a couple retro-looking bags bearing the Pan Am globe logo -- which struck me as odd because the bags looked brand new......
Some details about lightning strikes in civil aviation: - On average, large jets are struck by lightning about once every three years, according to aviation incident statistics. - Regional aircraft are hit about once a year because they cruise at much...
Tags: Maryland, The Associated Press, Boeing Co., Death
Brand XMost folks' garages are cluttered with fairly predictable things. Cobweb-encrusted workout apparatus, boxes of tangled Christmas bulbs, hydroponic grow lights. Anthony Toth's garage, however, is filled with a 747. Not the entire mega-airplane -- that'd...
Fun to spare in Las Vegas It's bowling, Vegas style, and that means rolling 24/7 with a lounge, slot machines, video poker, a VIP suite and, on weekends, strobes and disco balls. The bowling center at über-hip Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa, above,...
Times Staff WriterFasten your seat belt for a China Clipper flight into history — with your Pan Am cabin bag. A new collection of bags, replicating Pan American World Airways originals, debuted this month. The vinyl bags, priced from $52 to $82 pay homage to the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAlthough little known in the United States, Emirates Airlines -- based in Dubai -- is the world's fastest-growing carrier and hopes to be the world's largest airline by 2015. "It's only a matter of time," said Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, the...
New York Times News ServiceA top CIA official traveled secretly to Damascus this month to talk to Syrian intelligence officials about helping the United States investigate and defeat Osama bin Laden's terrorist network, U.S. officials say. The senior official from the...
Tags: Palestine, Government, Libya, Syria, Crime, Law and Justice
Sun StaffThe last time America went to war with Iraq, a sluggish economy and terrorism fears kept Americans close to home, thousands in the travel industry lost their jobs, and major carriers struggled to cope with record losses. With a fresh conflict brewing,...
Tribune staff reporterDespite strong ties to United Airlines, aerospace giant Boeing Co. is expected to weather the airline's bankruptcy relatively unscathed. "It won't have much impact at all" on Boeing's profits, said Robert Toomey, equity research analyst at RBC Dain...
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