CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1996
This list was compiled by the Internet provider Global Network Navigator. 1. Black/African Related Resources Huge archive of links to black and African related resources, compiled by the University of Pennsylvania. . 2. Clockers: A Spike Lee Retrospective Multimedia tribute to the filmmaker Spike Lee with audio and video samples to download, courtesy of MCA. . 3. Brian's Blackboard: Information for African-American Educators Curriculum ideas for teachers of K-12 and above.
December 6, 1993 |
Two companies today plan to announce new software that allows personal computer users to connect directly to the Internet, the world's largest public computer network. Originally funded by the National Science Foundation to connect universities and government agencies, the Internet is now used by an estimated 20 million people. Many go through commercial on-line computer services such as Compuserve, America Online and other "gateway" providers.
April 22, 1996 |
Emphasizing that jobs of the future will increasingly be technology-related, the sponsors of the annual Take Our Daughters to Work Day program are expanding into cyberspace. The Ms. Foundation for Women, which started the event in 1993 to bolster self-confidence for adolescent girls, has teamed up with America Online for this year's day, set for Thursday. "We like to say the Ms.
September 8, 1996 |
A glut of electronic puffery notwithstanding, the World Wide Web offers travelers a growing array of consumer advice designed to prevent and resolve on-the-road snafus. One of the most savvy sources is Global Network Navigator's new Trip Doctor (http://tripdoc.com/), a free online advocacy service that investigates readers' travel complaints and, when appropriate, seeks compensation for botched journeys.
April 26, 1996 |
It was right after Municipal Judge Soussan G. Bruguera revealed that she had once received a death threat and was still sometimes frightened as she sat on the bench that she proposed pushing a special green button to demonstrate the downtown Los Angeles courtroom's security system. "Er, Judge, you might want to wait," advised Pete Moe, the deputy sheriff assigned to the courtroom, "because there's an incident going on right now."
September 30, 1994 |
Watch these spaces. Until Election Day, in-your-face billboards will try to get out your vote. Artists from guerrilla-poster boy Robbie Conal to the students of Griffin Avenue Elementary School are putting their messages on Gannett Outdoor's medium--eight or nine donated billboards: From performance artist Skip Arnold, an aimed gun with the words, "You don't vote . . . I WIN."