September 1, 1989 |
A Navy commander, engaging in unusually frank public criticism, said U.S. missile cruiser Vincennes that shot down an Iranian airliner killing 290 people had been given the derogatory nickname "Robo Cruiser" for its aggressive behavior. Cmdr. David Carlson of the frigate Sides, which was in the Persian Gulf at the time of the July 3, 1988, downing, wrote in the September issue of the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings magazine that the aggressiveness of the Vincennes, commanded by Capt.
December 15, 2005 |
IN a move that has drawn fire from some journalism organizations, a Wisconsin radio station has agreed to join the ranks of everything from college football bowl games to public school scoreboards by selling the naming rights of its newsroom to a business. Beginning Jan. 1, the WIBA-FM newsroom in Madison, Wis., will become known as the Amcore Bank News Center. The station is one of more than 1,200 owned by the nation's largest radio broadcaster, San Antonio-based Clear Channel Communications.
July 28, 1998 |
Flamboyant British pop vocalist Boy George and his popular 1980s band Culture Club have reunited for an American tour more than a decade after the group last topped the music charts. No doubt, this is good news to the musician's fans throughout the United States. But perhaps no one is more excited by the turn of events than David Carlson, founder and director of the Gateway Arts multimedia design firm of Newbury Park.
May 14, 1998 |
Although Orange County's toll road agency is poised to approve a $16-million design contract today for the final link in its countywide tollway network, two federal agencies that must first give approval have raised serious concerns over whether there's a need for the road at all. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S.
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April 11, 2007 |
Colin Graham, the artistic director of the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, died Friday of respiratory and cardiac arrest at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. He was 75. During his 29 years in St. Louis, Graham staged 48 new productions, according to a statement from Charles MacKay, general manager of Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Graham's world premiere production of David Carlson's "Anna Karenina" is scheduled to open April 28 at Florida Grand Opera in Miami and June 3 in St. Louis.
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March 28, 1993
Reporters, editors, graphics designers and photographers from The Times Orange County Edition earned 44 awards, including 17 first-place honors, Saturday night in the 38th Annual Orange County Press Club competition at the Waterfront Hilton. The Orange County Register took 14 awards, five of which were first-place honors. Other local publications that won first-place awards were the Daily Pilot, the Orange County Business Journal, South County News and the Orange County Metropolitan.