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August 14, 1999 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To many, the idea sounded preposterous. And on Friday, the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department acknowledged that it was. Earlier this week, police officers in the otherwise enlightened community, home of Harvard University, shared their theories on pepper spray with a local reporter. Pepper spray doesn't work so well on Mexican American suspects, the officers said. Why? Because Mexicans grow up eating too much spicy food, and because they spend so much time picking hot peppers in the fields.
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ENTERTAINMENT
December 30, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Robert Woodruff will step down as artistic director of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., and return to his native New York, where he will continue to direct and teach, the theater announced Thursday. Woodruff, who joined the Harvard University-affiliated theater in 2001, will leave after his contract ends in 2007. He programmed five seasons "of some of the most distinguished productions" in the theater's 26-year history, executive director Robert Orchard said in a statement.
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ENTERTAINMENT
December 30, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Robert Woodruff will step down as artistic director of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., and return to his native New York, where he will continue to direct and teach, the theater announced Thursday. Woodruff, who joined the Harvard University-affiliated theater in 2001, will leave after his contract ends in 2007. He programmed five seasons "of some of the most distinguished productions" in the theater's 26-year history, executive director Robert Orchard said in a statement.
NATIONAL
May 8, 2006 | From the Associated Press
This famously liberal city is serving notice that illegal immigrants are welcome, even while Congress is considering tough new penalties. Police won't harass you. Education and healthcare are available. Here's the hitch: You probably can't afford to live here. Back in 1985, when Cambridge first declared itself a "sanctuary city," rent control kept apartments affordable.
NEWS
May 19, 1987
The Cambridge, Mass., City Council voted unanimously to enact a first-in-the-nation ban on commercial laboratory testing of animals within the city. The ban will affect research on more than 50,000 animals that is now occurring within the six-square-mile city, officials estimated. The animals are used to test cosmetics, tobacco products, industrial chemicals, pesticides and engine exhaust.
NATIONAL
May 8, 2006 | From the Associated Press
This famously liberal city is serving notice that illegal immigrants are welcome, even while Congress is considering tough new penalties. Police won't harass you. Education and healthcare are available. Here's the hitch: You probably can't afford to live here. Back in 1985, when Cambridge first declared itself a "sanctuary city," rent control kept apartments affordable.
TRAVEL
September 23, 2001 | ARTHUR FROMMER
For those who like a bit of intellectual stimulation on holiday, some of America's university towns and cities can offer a delightful version of an exciting urban vacation--and inexpensive, too, because many local attractions and dining spots are geared toward student budgets. There are few more splendid college towns to vacation in than Cambridge, Mass., home to Harvard, Radcliffe and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 2000
This site, hosted by the Henry A. Murray Research Center at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, MA., houses the nation's largest social science data archive on human development across the life span. The Web site features a summary database for more than 200 sociological surveys and studies conducted nationwide. The database is searchable by subject area or by various coding categories (sample size, race, age, gender, etc.). http://radcliffe.edu/murray/index.html
FOOD
January 5, 2012
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FOOD
August 9, 2000
I was dismayed to see your clam chowder recipe ("Culinary SOS", August 2) The recipe from Legal Seafood Restaurant, a restaurant originally founded in Cambridge, MA where I lived for 15 years, and now a chain in New England, is a tribute to the bastardized recipes true aficianados like myself find traitorous. A properly made New England clam chowder is a dish to preach about, a dish to sing hymns for, to fight for. Just as a proper chili con carne never has beans or tomatoes in it, a true clam chowder should never contain flour, cream, and certainly never fish broth (might as well call it fish soup)
TRAVEL
September 23, 2001 | ARTHUR FROMMER
For those who like a bit of intellectual stimulation on holiday, some of America's university towns and cities can offer a delightful version of an exciting urban vacation--and inexpensive, too, because many local attractions and dining spots are geared toward student budgets. There are few more splendid college towns to vacation in than Cambridge, Mass., home to Harvard, Radcliffe and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
NEWS
August 14, 1999 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To many, the idea sounded preposterous. And on Friday, the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department acknowledged that it was. Earlier this week, police officers in the otherwise enlightened community, home of Harvard University, shared their theories on pepper spray with a local reporter. Pepper spray doesn't work so well on Mexican American suspects, the officers said. Why? Because Mexicans grow up eating too much spicy food, and because they spend so much time picking hot peppers in the fields.
NEWS
May 19, 1987
The Cambridge, Mass., City Council voted unanimously to enact a first-in-the-nation ban on commercial laboratory testing of animals within the city. The ban will affect research on more than 50,000 animals that is now occurring within the six-square-mile city, officials estimated. The animals are used to test cosmetics, tobacco products, industrial chemicals, pesticides and engine exhaust.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 2008 | Jocelyn Y. Stewart, Times Staff Writer
Adrienne A. Hall, who became a leader in the advertising industry at a time when few women held such positions and who later helped create prestigious organizations for high-achieving women, died Feb. 2 in a nursing home in Los Angeles from complications of Lou Gehrig's disease. She was 81. In 1970, Hall and Joan Levine formed Hall & Levine Advertising, which was often described as the first U.S. advertising agency headed by women.
NEWS
June 25, 1998 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dr. Elsie A. Giorgi, a physician who befriended and cured the ills of both wealthy celebrities and poor minorities on both coasts, has died. She was 87. Giorgi died Friday in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of a heart attack, entertainer Florence Henderson said Wednesday. The Bronx-born doctor had served as medical director of USC's Family Neighborhood Health Services Center for Watts, became a board member of the Watts Health Foundation and in 1987 received its Lifetime Achievement Award.
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