Archive for December 3rd, 2009

Hollywood – in the beginning

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009


Hollywood, the magnificent foothill town!



An early Hollywood street, circa 1890s (LAPL)


Below is an ad that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on November 13, 1888 to advertise the sale of property in the new community of Hollywood – an interesting read. The seller is H.H. Wilcox, the founder of Hollywood.








Meredith Baxter is Gay!

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009


Meredith Baxter says she’s gay


Meredith Baxter


By Alessandro Morett
Alternative Film Guide ( )


On the day the New York senate decides that gays don’t deserve the right to marry, Meredith Baxter, best known for the 1980s television series Family Ties, has stated in print, television, and radio that “yes, I’m a lesbian.”


The 62-year-old Baxter (born in the Los Angeles suburb of South Pasadena on June 21, 1947), who has been married three times and has five children, is currently in a relationship with building contractor Nancy Locke. The couple have been together for four years. Baxter says she began dating women seven years ago. (The IMDb implies that it’s the same Nancy Locke that was once married to Wings Hauser; but that is apparently a case of mistaken identity.) …


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