November 7, 2007 |
If the University of California is the home of campus protest, finding the correct address is simple. Just follow the messages written in brightly colored chalk on the sidewalk of Piedmont Avenue alongside Memorial Stadium. All Life Is Sacred Value Life Not Capital Trees = Oxygen Love Your Mother. When USC fans show up for Saturday's football game against Cal, there will be plenty of reading material, and it's there at their feet.
December 28, 2004 |
When the U.S. Forest Service was inaugurated in 1905, managing the nation's wildlands was a collegial affair. The first chief of the forest, Gifford Pinchot, at right, was a Yale classmate of President Theodore Roosevelt. Foresters would meet in Pinchot's D.C.-area home, choose new areas to become national forests and then retire for drinks. But the camaraderie was gone five years later, when Pinchot was dumped by then-President Taft. Ever since, controversy has tinged the agency's reputation.
January 29, 2004 |
Ameritrade Holding Corp., the biggest online broker by customer trades, plans to open its first branch office next week in a bid to win more business. A two-person office in Scottsdale, Ariz., will be followed by one or two more in Austin, Texas. The company may open 20 more if the first are successful, Chief Executive Joseph Moglia said.
September 29, 2002 |
In an era when the dividing line between work and home life is increasingly blurred, architects Robin Donaldson and Russell Shubin design offices that feel a lot like home, even if they look like something out a sci-fi movie. Hard-edged and avant-garde, oozing with attitude and moody lighting, the interiors created by Shubin and Donaldson--two men in their 40s who shuttle between offices in Culver City and Santa Barbara--are a world away from the paneled-wood boardrooms of yesteryear.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 4, 2001 |
Offering easier access to credit counseling for Valley residents, the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles opened a branch office in Woodland Hills on Tuesday. The nonprofit organization opened its new office at 21241-3 Ventura Blvd., Suite 153, to help ease the heavy traffic at its Granada Hills branch. With 17 offices in Los Angeles County, the agency serves about 15,000 clients through its debt repayment program, spokeswoman Jennifer Root said.