January 18, 2014 |
There are so many things wrong about the Dallas Safari Club's ludicrous auction of a permit to hunt a black rhino in order to raise money for conservation of black rhinos. Let's just start with the idea that the club has the temerity to call this effort a “fundraiser,” implying some charitable goal -- when the real goal is to offer a clever way to persuade the Namibians to grant a permit outside their country (which they usually don't do) and get some public relations cover for the safari club.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1990
The Times' article "Police Seek Man Who Killed Doe With a Crossbow" refers to the sick individual who committed this horrendous crime as a "hunter." This man does not fit the definition of a hunter, a man or woman who enjoys nature and all that it has to offer. Ninety-nine percent of hunters respect and abide by the rules and regulations that govern the sport. The Times is helping feed the anti-hunting fire, ensuring that the decent men and women who enjoy this noble sport are stripped of their privilege to do so. AL SANCHEZ Palmdale
January 17, 2013 |
A review of the NBA's players' association found that Executive Director Billy Hunter did nothing illegal with union funds but did enough wrong that players should consider whether he should remain in his position. The report said Hunter's current contract was never properly approved and he failed to disclose that information to the NBPA's executive committee or player representatives. The eight-month review by the firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP was released Thursday.
February 1, 2013 |
The National Basketball Players Assn. put chief Billy Hunter on an indefinite leave Friday, two weeks after a report the union commissioned questioned Hunter's leadership and criticized him for bad decisions and questionable business practices. The union is forming an interim executive committee and an advisory committee, the group's president, Derek Fisher , said in a statement released Friday. An outside attorney is also being hired as players begin moving forward, likely without the man who has guided them since 1996.
February 23, 2013 |
The first thing anybody is going to tell you about the Hart & the Hunter, the restaurant in the new Fairfax District Palihotel, is that you should get the biscuits, which come four to an order and are served on a board. And you should get the biscuits, which are really pretty extraordinary, as light and delicate as the angel biscuits you sometimes find in the best Southern households, but also flaky at the extremities, and layered - they naturally separate into two or three finger-burning strata, which you are going to need if you want to butter them properly.
October 10, 1989 |
A man hunting small game was trampled to death by a wild elephant in the jungle 90 miles southeast of Kuala Lumpur, police said Monday. Abdullah Sulaiman, 41, suffered head injuries and died in Repoh Forest on Saturday, they said. Elephants are protected animals in Malaysia.