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September 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
About 600 anti-logging demonstrators marched peacefully Monday in Fortuna to a lumber mill for the last planned protest of Redwood Summer. The "Redwoodstock" marchers were met by 100 counter-demonstrators. Authorities said there were no arrests and no violence as the environmentalists made their way to the Pacific Lumber Co. mill in this town on California's northern coast.
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BUSINESS
August 28, 2013 | By Marc Lifsher
SACRAMENTO - A coalition of over 100 environmental and populist groups is denouncing fracking legislation as too weak and calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to order an immediate halt to the controversial drilling practice. "The truth is that there is no proven way to protect California from fracking besides prohibiting this inherently dangerous practice," said the letter to be delivered to the governor's office Wednesday. Pending legislation - SB 4 by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills)
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BUSINESS
August 31, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times Staff Writer
Earlier this month, Fluor Corp. in Irvine won a $2.2-billion federal contract for the largest environmental remediation project ever--the cleanup of a closed uranium plant in Fernald, Ohio. Gail Brice, president of Brice Enviro Ventures in Newport Beach, works with environmental companies interested in merging and with non-environmental companies looking to diversify into the environmental industry.
HOME & GARDEN
May 30, 2009 | SUSAN CARPENTER
Even before L.A.'s new water restrictions were scheduled to kick in, I'd been using a bucket to haul the murky bath waters from my dirt-encrusted 6-year-old's nightly scrub-down into my garden. I was on a mission to save as much water as possible, and the 30 gallons he was defiling every night seemed like an excellent resource. The upside is I now have a lower water bill -- and a raging pair of biceps, just in time for summer! The downside: The routine is a total drag.
BUSINESS
April 9, 1996
On Assignment Inc. completed its acquisition of EnviroStaff Inc., a Minneapolis-based concern that provides temporary workers to the environmental services industry in 12 states. On Assignment, based in Calabasas, issued 171,585 shares of stock to buy the company, a deal value at about $6.2 million. EnviroStaff had revenues last year of $10.6 million. On Assignment, which supplies temporary science workers to laboratories, posted revenues of $62 million in 1995.
OPINION
January 26, 1997 | David Kraut, David Kraut is a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs in New York City and will attend New York University Law School in the fall."
Back in 1994, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) faced a tough choice: vote to end a filibuster on the California Desert Protection Act, which would create the largest national park in the lower 48 states, or go on vacation to the Caribbean. . Much to the consternation of the bill's sponsor, Sen. Diane Feinstein, Kerry chose the latter. Feinstein called Carl Pope, executive director of the Sierra Club, and asked him to help change Kerry's mind.
BUSINESS
August 28, 2013 | By Marc Lifsher
SACRAMENTO - A coalition of over 100 environmental and populist groups is denouncing fracking legislation as too weak and calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to order an immediate halt to the controversial drilling practice. "The truth is that there is no proven way to protect California from fracking besides prohibiting this inherently dangerous practice," said the letter to be delivered to the governor's office Wednesday. Pending legislation - SB 4 by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They are said to lurk in the aisles of supermarkets, their carts untainted by packaged foods, disposable diapers or the heinous plastic bag. These elusive creatures--dubbed "Enviro-Shoppers"--stood to make a quick $5 apiece from the Santa Clarita Civic Assn., which bestowed them with the nickname and wanted to reward them Wednesday in honor of the upcoming Earth Day on April 22.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1998 | LEO SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bob Friedman has spent the last few weeks dumping microscopic organisms into water at Lake Lindero Country Club in Agoura Hills. It's an unusual occupation, but the Ventura resident is being paid to introduce the tiny living creatures into the 35-million-gallon lake. Friedman is founder and co-owner of Enviro-Reps Intl., a Camarillo company formed in 1972 to research, manufacture and market nontoxic bacteria-based products to fight algae and pathogenic bacteria in lakes and ponds.
HOME & GARDEN
May 30, 2009 | SUSAN CARPENTER
Even before L.A.'s new water restrictions were scheduled to kick in, I'd been using a bucket to haul the murky bath waters from my dirt-encrusted 6-year-old's nightly scrub-down into my garden. I was on a mission to save as much water as possible, and the 30 gallons he was defiling every night seemed like an excellent resource. The upside is I now have a lower water bill -- and a raging pair of biceps, just in time for summer! The downside: The routine is a total drag.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1998 | LEO SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bob Friedman has spent the last few weeks dumping microscopic organisms into water at Lake Lindero Country Club in Agoura Hills. It's an unusual occupation, but the Ventura resident is being paid to introduce the tiny living creatures into the 35-million-gallon lake. Friedman is founder and co-owner of Enviro-Reps Intl., a Camarillo company formed in 1972 to research, manufacture and market nontoxic bacteria-based products to fight algae and pathogenic bacteria in lakes and ponds.
OPINION
January 26, 1997 | David Kraut, David Kraut is a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs in New York City and will attend New York University Law School in the fall."
Back in 1994, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) faced a tough choice: vote to end a filibuster on the California Desert Protection Act, which would create the largest national park in the lower 48 states, or go on vacation to the Caribbean. . Much to the consternation of the bill's sponsor, Sen. Diane Feinstein, Kerry chose the latter. Feinstein called Carl Pope, executive director of the Sierra Club, and asked him to help change Kerry's mind.
BUSINESS
April 9, 1996
On Assignment Inc. completed its acquisition of EnviroStaff Inc., a Minneapolis-based concern that provides temporary workers to the environmental services industry in 12 states. On Assignment, based in Calabasas, issued 171,585 shares of stock to buy the company, a deal value at about $6.2 million. EnviroStaff had revenues last year of $10.6 million. On Assignment, which supplies temporary science workers to laboratories, posted revenues of $62 million in 1995.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1992 | Susan Christian, Times Staff Writer
Earlier this month, Fluor Corp. in Irvine won a $2.2-billion federal contract for the largest environmental remediation project ever--the cleanup of a closed uranium plant in Fernald, Ohio. Gail Brice, president of Brice Enviro Ventures in Newport Beach, works with environmental companies interested in merging and with non-environmental companies looking to diversify into the environmental industry.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They are said to lurk in the aisles of supermarkets, their carts untainted by packaged foods, disposable diapers or the heinous plastic bag. These elusive creatures--dubbed "Enviro-Shoppers"--stood to make a quick $5 apiece from the Santa Clarita Civic Assn., which bestowed them with the nickname and wanted to reward them Wednesday in honor of the upcoming Earth Day on April 22.
NEWS
September 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
About 600 anti-logging demonstrators marched peacefully Monday in Fortuna to a lumber mill for the last planned protest of Redwood Summer. The "Redwoodstock" marchers were met by 100 counter-demonstrators. Authorities said there were no arrests and no violence as the environmentalists made their way to the Pacific Lumber Co. mill in this town on California's northern coast.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein and Joseph Serna
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department bomb squad and Burbank police are checking a Metrolink train after a report of a possible bomb, Metrolink officials said. At 12:28 p.m. a passenger aboard the 286 train headed toward Union Station from the Antelope Valley reported overhearing another passenger use the word "bomb" and alerted authorities. "Obviously, given the enviroment and what occurred yesterday in Boston, we've pulled the train into Burbank," said Metrolink spokesman Jeff Lustgarten.
SPORTS
November 23, 1986 | MARK ASHER, The Washington Post
For the first time since 1973, the issue of freshman eligibility for big-time college football and basketball will be on the agenda at an NCAA convention. Rules restricting freshman participation were abolished in 1973. Delegates to the 1987 convention in San Diego in January will be asked to support the principle of freshman ineligibility in a resolution written by Christopher Fordham, chancellor of the University of North Carolina, and cosponsored by Maryland, Miami (Fla.
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