Maria is behind curtains at the zoo, but not forgotten. CBS updated Monday. Meanwhile, Monday, the streets around Echo Park Lake were jammed and sometimes blocked as NCIS: Los Angeles shot violent action scenes. (Lots of grousing about this around the neighborhood -- but little goosing!)
After visiting the lake and, incidentally, the NCIS shoot Monday, Chicken Corner's friend Dominic Ehrler posted a Maria tidbit on Facebook:
I was waved down by one of the security people from the NCIS: Los Angeles film crew that was filming a segment at EP Lake. He said that someone wanted to talk to me. It turns out that Chris O'Donnell, the star of the show, wanted to meet Maria and me. Unfortunately Maria was at the Zoo and I had a load of frozen foods from Trader Joe's. I waited and finally decided to leave after 3 people were "killed" [quotation marks are Chicken Corner's] and someone pulled out a bazooka. Three people asked me to have my pic taken with them, but I was unable to connect with Chris.
Sorry, Chris, you'll have to visit the zoo, like the rest of Maria's and Dominic's admirers.