May 31, 2001 |
International monitors said they had carried out their third inspection of secret IRA weapons dumps in the last 12 months as part of Northern Ireland's faltering peace process. The monitors said in a report submitted to the British government that the dumps' contents had not been used since the previous inspection and that the Irish Republican Army had "fully honored their commitments."
April 28, 1985
Anthony J. Nisich, director of building and safety for the city of Beverly Hills, has been elected president of California Building Officials, a Sacramento-based association of building and code enforcement officials from more than 400 jurisdictions in the state. Nisich previously has served in building inspection posts in Sacramento and Santa Clara counties and has been active in the organization since 1978.
April 4, 2008 |
The Air Force wing blamed for an embarrassing mix-up last year in which a bomber mistakenly flew to Louisiana armed with nuclear missiles has passed a new inspection, the military said. Minot Air Force Base's 5th Bomb Wing was recertified in the handling of nuclear weapons after the inspection, which followed months of retraining and the sanctioning or outright replacement of some airmen.
November 17, 1987 |
It looks like a cross between R2D2, the robot of "Star Wars" fame, and a garden hose with a sprinkler attached. Called the Cobra RPB-2010, or "flying boroscope," it is a computer-controlled small camera system used to conduct visual inspections of jet engines, steam turbines, pipes and other places where people can't go.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1992
No one can deny that auto emission laws have made an impact on the smog problem. However, as frustrating as it is for consumers to get their smog check certificates, it doesn't compare to the frustration or expense encountered by the licensed smog check stations. The original inspection machines were infrared exhaust sniffers that worked fine and could be used for tuning and diagnoses daily. The Hamilton inspection stations run by the state took the inspections out of the hands of the independents.
June 29, 1986
The San Marino Collection, the third single-family development at Valencia Summit in Valencia, is celebrating its first release of 71 units this weekend. The Mediterranean-style homes are offered in three different floor plans sized from 1,312 to 1,834 square feet and priced from $139,950 to $235,950, with two to three bedrooms plus den and up to three baths. Four furnished models by Carole Eichen Interiors are available for inspection daily at 24345 Taranto Ave., Valencia, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.
May 27, 1989
IRT Corp. said it has signed a purchase agreement with Delco Electronics Corp., a subsidiary of GM Hughes Electronics, to sell up to 17 automated circuit board inspection units over the next two years. At current prices, the Delco contract could be worth up to $6.6 million to IRT.