CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1998 |
The city's World Wide Web site has been improved to provide more on-line city documents, news and data and expanded sections. Under the redesign, announced by officials this week, computer users will find it easier to gain city information. Plus, city departments can improve their visibility, said Bret Colson, city spokesman.
May 4, 1993 |
Sandra Taylor, a partner in Terramar Graphics, a Moorpark business forms distributor, takes issue with Commander Business Forms' claim in last week's column that Commander is the largest in its field in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. "We're just completing our first year in business and we've grossed nearly $5 million," Taylor said. "That's twice as much business as Commander has." Mark Johnson, president of Ventura-based Commander, estimates that his annual revenues will total $2.
March 7, 1991 |
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is a federally funded nutrition course designed to teach low-income women how to feed their families more nutritiously on a limited budget. EFNEP has been offered through the University of California Cooperative Extension Service for the past 22 years. Participants receive shopping and nutrition information, plus recipes for such dishes as beef stroganoff, cabbage supreme and baked enchiladas, to help stretch food dollars.
April 5, 2012 |
If you're a Civil War buff or you're planning a trip to a Civil War site, a new National Park Service website can help you. Even if you're not going anywhere, the website is fascinating to browse, from its lists of places to visit to its facts to the people who played major roles in the war. I'm not sure it's as popular as the recently released 1940 Census data that slowed traffic on that site to a crawl this week,...
October 2, 2012 |
Scientists and social scientists tend to avoid one another. But when they pool their expertise, things can get interesting. One case in point is the growing collaboration between neuroscience and criminology. This new field (currently referred to by the unfortunate name of "neurolaw") is premised on a crucial fact: abnormal behavior is the product of an abnormal brain, and thus if you are going to make an informed judgment about the former (especially in the context of the criminal justice system)