October 8, 1992 |
Guests had so much fun touring the art at Susie and Rob Maguire's home in Brentwood and cocktailing in their gardens--even if the ladies were wedged two on a step to keep their heels from sinking into the dew-laden grass--that dinner was way late for Childrens Chain of Childrens Hospital's dinner-dance. Even when guests moved to the other side of the garden for starlit dining and dancing, they still wanted to talk.
November 1, 1991 |
The surprise in the Chanel fall '91 collection is an old standby: denim jackets and skirts. They are worn with tons of heavy-linked gold chains, oversize pearls, jeweled bracelets and leather or chain belts. The die-hard Chanel customer will find the jacket lined in goldenrod-colored fleece for $2,325, and a suit with a goldenrod knit jacket and a slim denim skirt for $3,035, at the Chanel boutique and I. Magnin in Beverly Hills. The jewelry costs almost as much.
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January 27, 1998 |
A chain reaction accident on a Ventura Freeway offramp sent two people to the hospital and snarled the morning commute for more than an hour Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident began about 8 a.m. on the southbound Dawson Drive offramp in Camarillo, where Leona Brewer, 88, of Camarillo, rear-ended a car driven by Peter Mendez, 22, of Oxnard, said CHP Officer Dave Cockrill. Brewer suffered a cut to her face. Mendez complained of pain in his back. They were taken to St.
August 2, 1996 |
If it were possible to make a good movie from a bad script, you'd be wise to turn to a miracle worker like Andrew Davis, who once made a good movie from one starring Steven Seagal ("Under Siege"). That feat earned Davis the directing assignment on "The Fugitive," which may be the best action thriller of the decade, and now he's back with "Chain Reaction."
September 2, 1996 |
In the current movie "Chain Reaction," Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman play members of a scientific team that devises a way to produce significant amounts of energy from a process known as "sonoluminescence." The story may be fiction, but there is real physics involved in the notion of converting sound energy to light energy. Sonoluminescence is a process that transforms sound energy into light energy by concentrating sound by a factor of more than a trillion.
July 14, 1990 |
Some administrators look at the state of college athletics -- at the deficit spending, the spiraling costs, the rampant uncertainty -- and see chaos. Jack Lengyel, athletic director at Navy, looks at all of the above and sees a glass that is half-filled with opportunity. "What better time than now?" Lengyel asked. "When you look around at the possibility for change, it's a great time, a great opportunity to make effective and important decisions about athletics. "It will take great leadership.