March 30, 1998 |
LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA. Action: The board of directors for the county's public library system voted last fall to install filters on all of its machines. A vocal group of patrons protested, noting they couldn't get information dealing with sex education, breast cancer and, oddly enough, a Quaker Web site. Reaction: A group of residents--including Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Henry Taylor--and a community organization called Mainstream Loudoun filed suit against the board in U.S.
March 3, 2005
"Deadwood," MTV and shock jocks who do their thing on satellite radio are the latest targets in Washington's campaign to sanitize American culture. Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) on Tuesday suggested that federal legislation is necessary to protect children from programming that their parents are paying to have beamed into their living rooms. Rep.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1990 |
The Rio Elementary School District will spend about $11,000 to install a water filtration system to reduce dangerous nitrate levels in water at two of its schools before instruction begins Sept. 4, officials decided Wednesday. El Rio and Rio Real elementary schools get all their water from two wells that measured over the state standard for nitrate contamination, Supt. Peter D. Rogalsky said. Dangerous nitrate levels have been linked to a condition that causes death in infants.
November 10, 2013 |
Max Mosley won fame in the motorsports world as the longtime chief of Formula One's governing body. Five years ago, however, Mosley's notoriety spread far beyond the race circuit, and not in a good way. A British tabloid released a prison-themed sadomasochistic sex tape featuring Mosley and five prostitutes, and alleged that Mosley had paid for an orgy set in an ersatz Nazi concentration camp - an accusation made all the more sensational by the fact...
October 7, 2011
Filter Magazine's Culture Collide Festival Where: Various venues. Sunday Block Party on Reservoir Street between Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street When: Through Sunday. See website for details. Price: $20 for multi-day festival wristband. Block party free. Info: http://www.culturecollide.com ; tickets: http://www.ticketweb.com
September 22, 1988 |
Does your tap water still taste and smell like it should? Do you notice any off-flavors in your tea or coffee? Highly aware and concerned about troubled drinking water, many Californians have turned to bottled water. But that option, aside from being about 1,000 times the cost of tap water, has generated some controversy in the past and has been questioned for its safety and wholesomeness.
May 16, 1985 |
Question: I have a 1981 Buick Skylark with 19,500 miles on it. I was driving on the freeway at about 65 miles per hour when the car suddenly lost power and stopped. After 10 minutes, the car started, and I drove 55 miles per hour with no more trouble. I had the fuel filter changed, and it has worked well since. Why did it stop so suddenly?--J.A. Answer: Your experience is one reason why it is good practice to change fuel filters before they fail.
May 25, 1993 |
Optical Devices Inc., a Camarillo firm that this month introduced a new line of anti-glare filters for users of computer monitors, says its filters have been approved by the American Optometric Assn. Optical Devices is one of only three filter manufacturers to receive the group's seal of acceptance, according to Don Keehn, the company's vice president of market development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1996 |
Home dialysis patients in Port Hueneme and those who have aquariums are being urged to upgrade their filtration systems to deal with water treated with chloramine, the city's water superintendent said. In two months, the Calleguas Municipal Water District will install valves that will allow water treated with chloramine--a combination of ammonia and chlorine--to flow into Port Hueneme's water system in the event of a water main break or other emergency, said Port Hueneme Water Supt.