HOME & GARDEN
June 17, 2004
Every week for the last month or so I have been scouring Home looking for something that tells me where Barbara King is. I have missed "The Eye." Last week, my coffee came with a treat: I'm so glad to see her column again. Her words are poetry and I love the way she interweaves her life into the theme of the section. There is nothing more comforting than reading her on Thursday mornings. Cheryl Romo San Pedro
November 20, 2013 |
Clippers backup small forward Matt Barnes didn't make the trip to Minneapolis because he has a bruised left eye, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. Barnes was injured during the Clippers' game against the Grizzlies on Monday night when he was hit by an inadvertent elbow from Memphis forward Zach Randolph. The Clippers said Barnes will miss the game against the Timberwolves on Wednesday night and against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night. With Barnes out, Clippers Coach Doc Rivers probably will turn to rookie Reggie Bullock to provide some backup minutes at small forward behind starter Jared Dudley.
February 9, 2012
'Kino-Eye: The Revolutionary Cinema of Dziga Vertov' All screenings at 7:30 p.m. unless noted. Saturday — "A Sixth Part of the World"; Kino-Pravda No. 19 Sunday — "Enthusiasm: Symphony of the Donbass"; Kino-Pravda, Nos. 1-8. (at 7 p.m.) Monday — "Stride, Soviet!" Feb. 17 — Kino-Pravda, Nos. 9-11, 13-17; "Soviet Toys" Feb. 25 — "The Man With a Movie Camera" March 3 — Kino-Week Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 21-25; Vertov Filmed in Person; Vertov Interviews March 9 — Kino-Week Nos. 31-35; "The Eleventh Year" March 10 — Kino-Pravda, Nos. 18, 20-22 March 17 — "Three Songs of Lenin"; "Lullaby" March 24 — "Three Heroines"; "For You, Front!"
April 27, 2013 |
Robert Greenberg got tired of hearing from senior engineers that it wasn't possible to build his product idea: a bionic eye that gives sight to the blind. "A lot of the folks straight out of school didn't know any better, so I hired them instead," quipped Greenberg, chief executive of Second Sight Medical Products Inc., a Sylmar biotech company. "They didn't know how hard it was going to be, that it was impossible. And so they tried. " Greenberg can laugh now that he once thought developing the device would take a year and $1 million.
November 16, 2012 |
He should have saved this for "talk like a pirate" day, but Greg Monroe of the Detroit Pistons looked like a pirate as he was shooting a free throw Wednesday night. While driving to the hoop, Monroe was poked in the eye by Philadelphia's Spencer Hawes, drawing a foul. Unfortunately for Monroe, the poke knocked out one of his contact lenses, without which he has the eyesight of Mr. Magoo. Monroe couldn't find the lens, so he had to shoot his first free throw while basically being blind in one eye. Solution: Close the eye. He made the free throw.
August 12, 1990
I wish to thank you for your recent publication of Manuel Alvarez Bravo's sensitive photograph of a nude woman ("The Eye Thinks," by Alan Weisman, June 24). This photo was tastefully conceived and presented, without any fanfare, hoopla or parental warnings. Thank you for not succumbing to the recent trend toward censorship. KENNY GOLDBERG Pasadena