November 7, 1999 |
One down, one to go for Wisconsin's unstoppable Ron Dayne. With 222 yards in 32 carries in the Badgers' 28-21 victory over Purdue Saturday, Dayne passed Tony Dorsett for second place in NCAA major-college career rushing, 98 yards behind Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams' year-old record of 6,279. "I was just out there having fun, doing what I had to do to help the team win," Dayne said. Now with 6,181 yards, he can break the record next Saturday at home in Madison, Wis., where the No.
February 22, 2001
COSTA MESA 7:30pm Opera Opera Pacific unveils its new co-production (with Houston Grand Opera and Michigan Opera Theatre) of Bizet's "Carmen," directed by Ron Daniels, with sets and costumes by Riccardo Hernandez and Constance Hoffman. Irina Mishura will sing the title role today and Saturday. Angela Horn takes over Friday and Sunday. Mark Baker and Michael Hendrick will alternate as Don Jose. John DeMain will conduct.
October 5, 2011 |
The holidays haven't even begun but it's not too early to contemplate a post-holiday winter break. The Kaanapali Beach Hotel in Lahaina, Maui , is offering a January deal on rooms for $222 a night that comes with a rental car and daily breakfast. The deal: The hotel's Jump Into January includes a partial ocean-view room, a compact rental car and daily breakfast. The 432-room hotel on the beach also has free cultural activities and events such as a hula show at sunset, ukulele lessons, hula classes and more.
February 6, 2011 |
Let's play a quick word association game. I say "Houston," and you say, "(Fill in the blank). " You probably did not answer "quirky. " "Astrodome," maybe, or "humid," or "We've got a problem. " All solid, serious words that evoke the opposite of quirk. But there's probably more quirk than you'd think. America's fourth-largest city (population 2.2 million) may not be a Berkeley, Austin or ? pardon me, ? L.A., but Houston has a passel of offbeat art sites. They're also off-the-beaten-path art sites (Houston's sprawl can make L.A. feel like Manhattan)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 1998 |
A sign on the wall of the building on South Figueroa Street reads: "No entry without permission." The interior, apartment units abandoned by an owner facing foreclosure, reveals the warning's ineffectiveness. Inside one apartment, a kitchen wall is spray-painted with names--G Bone, K Dog and 8 Ball--an abbreviated roll call for a gang that has claimed it as a hideaway.
November 9, 1986
Robin Romeo of Van Nuys finished fourth at the $30,000 L.A. Open bowling tournament Saturday in Anaheim. Ahead of her were Betty Morris of Stockton, Nikki Gianulias of Vallejo and Jeanne Maiden of Solon, Ohio. Romeo defeated fifth-place finisher Cindy Coburn, 209-193, in her first match of the finals, but was eliminated when Morris edged her, 244-222, in the second round. Morris won $5,000 and Romeo was awarded $1,250.
September 13, 2008 |
CLEVELAND -- After another victory under his belt, Cleveland Indians starter Cliff Lee slipped on a T-shirt that said: Ace of Spades. Lee (22-2) won his 11th consecutive decision, leading the Indians over the Kansas City Royals, 12-5, Friday night. Lee's win streak is the longest by an Indians pitcher since Gaylord Perry won 15 consecutive decisions in 1974. Lee is the first pitcher to have 20 more wins than losses since Oakland's Bob Welch was 27-6 in 1990. Unbeaten since July 11, Lee is 5-0 in five outings against the Royals.
January 14, 1998 |
Live Picture Inc., the Internet company whose chairman is former Apple Computer Inc. President John Sculley, said it has raised $22.2 million from Eastman Kodak Co. and several other companies. The closely held Internet imaging company will use the cash infusion to expand its sales and marketing mainly in the U.S. and Japan, President Kathleen Mitchell said. The funding comes as traditional imaging companies such as Kodak are trying to move into the market for digital imaging on the Internet.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 1994 |
This class mixes physics with weightlifting, basic algebra with hauling a heavy toolbox up and down stairs. All the students are women, and child care is offered down the hall. Three nights a week, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has conducted a much-praised program designed to introduce women to one of the great male bastions of city employment--the skilled craft positions at the DWP.
February 12, 1990 |
Time Warner Inc. today reported a fourth-quarter loss of $222 million, contrasted with net income of $56 million, or 97 cents a share, in the last quarter of 1988. The publishing giant said the loss reflected the Aug. 1, 1989, acquisition of Warner Communications Inc. and interest payments on the leveraged buyout. The acquisition boosted the company's fourth-quarter revenues to $3.09 billion, contrasted with $1.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 1988.