September 6, 1990 |
Tessla, the 2-year-old filly champion of England in 1988, will make her U.S. debut Saturday at Del Mar in the $75,000-added Osunitas Handicap for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the turf. "She was trained in England by Henry Cecil and was one of the favorites for the Oaks there," trainer Eddie Gregson said. "I got her last winter at Santa Anita but she got a minor shin injury." The Kentucky-bred daughter of Glint of Gold has won three of nine starts and earned $177,422.
March 22, 1998
So as the sun declines below Detroit (the lake a cool assurance of alternatives to hard dark high-rise miscellaneous) the colors of the end of light relax along the horizontal edge of this blue place with burnt sienna rose and oranges that soften into regular domestic tragedies of night without a lover's willing face to stop the desperation of the chase for daytime stars that glint and blur and mix and lift like mica sprinkling on a concrete hierogylph of altered space where by himself a young
May 2, 2010 |
Say you're a hotelier in downtown Los Angeles. And in the spring of 2010, a fancy new Marriott and Ritz-Carlton land in your front yard. What's your move? For the owners of the former Holiday Inn City Center Hotel, the answer was simple: Redo your rooms, change your name and move upscale. So on March 15, the hotel dropped the Holiday Inn brand. Beginning this summer (the date's still in flux), it will be known as the Luxe City Center Hotel. Its prime location, affordable rates, bus-friendly parking lot and spacious rooms (about 380 square feet)
June 27, 1995 |
Booksellers . . . can quit holding their collective breath: Conroy has not lost his touch. --Publisher's Weekly, May 8 * A glint of the pugilist's wariness lights his eye . . . a whisper of the blarney husks his voice.
February 13, 1987 |
There was something for everyone: style, show-biz flair, camaraderie, nostalgia, friendly competition and, above all, a somber reminder of the times in which we live. Organized by members of the California fashion industry, the event was held last Friday night at the Century Plaza Hotel to benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles.
October 18, 1998
Wind finds the northwest gap, fall comes. Today, under gray cloud-scud and over gray Wind-flicker of forest, in perfect formation, wild geese Head for a land of warm water, the boom, the lead pellet. Some crumple in air, fall. Some stagger, recover control, Then take the last glide for a far glint of water. None Knows what has happened. Now, today, watching How tirelessly V upon V arrows the season's logic, Do I know my own story? At least, they know When the hour comes for the great wind-beat.
July 11, 1999
Laura Becher, graduate student: "The Men and the Girls" by Joanna Trollope (Avon). "Trollope's sumptuous detail--from the sights and sounds of a townmarket to the glint of sunlight off the heroine's red curls--envelops the reader from the start. Her books never fail to grant me a brush with a world beyond the bustle of my own life." **** Leslie Bartlett, actress: "Wake Up, I'm Fat!" by Camryn Manheim (Broadway Books).