January 18, 2011 |
The latest health scare for Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs is raising sobering concerns for a company basking in a string of hit products that have helped make it the world's most valuable technology enterprise. FOR THE RECORD: Steve Jobs: In the Jan. 18 Section A, a graphic with an article about the latest health scare for Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs said he missed his customary speech at Macworld in December 2008. Macworld was held in January 2009. ? Apple rattled Silicon Valley and its own employees by disclosing Monday that Jobs is taking his second medical leave in two years to attend to unspecified health problems.
February 20, 2010 |
Readers' questions for our Lakers beat reporter Broderick Turner. Question: After a big hullabaloo was made about the Lakers/Grizzlies trade of Pau Gasol, why isn't there a huge outcry over the trend now where players are traded from teams and then bought out of their contract only to return to their former team? Aren't these types of prearranged deals with the player waiting out the 30-day waiver period and returning to his former team a form of corruption? Rodney Hazel Trinidad and Tobago Answer: Wow!
December 22, 2009
A bright idea for a park Re "DWP pitches solar farm, state park at Owens Lake," Dec. 18 The possible creation of an Owens Lake state park or reserve for this region's enormously rich wildlife populations as part of a plan to save water, control dust and generate solar power deserves praise. This creative solution, at this time only a concept, would help Los Angeles and help protect the tens of thousands of migrating shorebirds and waterfowl that have returned to Owens Lake.
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September 11, 2009 |
Investigators with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department have arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of knowingly transmitting the AIDS virus to several women, officials said Thursday. Two women allege that they were infected by Dennis "Dog" Rios of Apple Valley, whom deputies have identified as a gang member who was diagnosed with AIDS a decade ago. Detectives said they are looking for other victims. Rios was booked at the Victor Valley jail, said Arden Wiltshire, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Department.
August 23, 2009
Jason La's article ["With the Grand Canyon Fresh in His Mind, He Sets Off to Uncover Arizona's Lesser-Known Wonders," Aug. 9] left me, well, wanting more. Perhaps it was his interminable recaps at the end of each stage, where he denigrated each point for not being Disneyland. Maybe it's because I have visited every one of his stops hundreds of times over the last 50 years, but I certainly found far more to engage my mind than he did. All in all, this corner of Arizona is fascinating and far more deserving of interest than he gave it. I had to ask myself, why did he bother?
July 4, 2009
Re "Franken win alters power equation," July 1 Al Franken is now senator-elect Al Franken, which tips the power in the Senate to the Democrats. Franken may be a political hero in his own mind; I think he is a rancorous partisan. But like the power of overwhelming government being wrought upon the country, the joke will be on those who will undoubtedly suffer from it -- most of us. Daniel B. Jeffs Apple Valley -- Minnesota's Supreme Court essentially ruled that disputed absentee ballots needn't be counted.