April 3, 2009 |
When put his second wife, Anne Boleyn, to death, he clearly was not considering the deleterious effect it would have on the Showtime series "The Tudors." Although such self-centered shortsightedness is the historic right of princes, it's a bit of a drag for the show's fans.
December 10, 2007 |
Since Dan Nye joined LinkedIn Corp. as chief executive less than a year ago, he has presided over dramatic growth even by Silicon Valley standards. Membership in the career contacts site has climbed to 17 million from 8 million, and the payroll to 200 from 60. Nye, a former executive at Procter & Gamble Co. and Intuit Inc., has made high-profile hires, including tapping Lloyd Taylor, formerly Google Inc.'s director of global operations, as LinkedIn's vice president of technical operations.
September 12, 2006
PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN THE POLICE is essential to public safety, and that confidence depends in large part on the ability to know when an officer's conduct has been called into serious question. That's why the state Supreme Court's decision late last month to shut off public access to police disciplinary proceedings -- even the names of officers being disciplined -- is so disappointing. This is a mistake that lawmakers should rectify as soon as possible.
March 13, 2003 |
"We are helping the infidels kill Muslims. We must drive those Americans out of here," said the pale, angry man, carefully adjusting his white skullcap. "That is what I tell my congregation every day." Ferhan Ozturk, 40, is the imam in this muddy village on the road to Iraq in southeastern Turkey. Over the past week in the nearby town of Kiziltepe, several hundred U.S. troops have been converting a flour mill and warehouse complex into a logistics base for a war against Iraq.
August 7, 2001 |
It is volunteer night at the San Francisco Food Bank, and the dot-bombed have gathered to be reminded that somewhere, some people are even more miserable than they are. Wendy Wedlake, in capri pants, packs frozen snow peas into plastic baggies. She has been out of work for four months. Her compatriots eavesdrop sadly as she shares her story: "Laid off from an Internet market research company, third round, I was in sales, I knew it was coming. When they told me, at first I didn't even cry.
March 6, 2001 |
A panel of energy experts will examine solutions to California's current electricity shortage Wednesday at a business-to-business energy "summit' sponsored by the Assn. of Professional Energy Managers and the Building Owners and Managers Assn. The panel will include representatives from Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Co., Rand Corp. and the Independent Energy Producers group.