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April 3, 1989 | CONNIE KOENENN, Times Staff Writer
It was almost 15 years ago while he was building custom houses that Jim Bell began to be converted. "I think all my life I've tried to see below the surface of things," he says. "The houses I was building looked nice, but they were energy hogs and they used too much water. I was becoming more aware of where the raw materials were coming from and what kind of ecological assaults were taking place. Even a material as simple as plywood was unhealthy, because of the glues.
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February 5, 2014 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call. The Skinny: The winter blahs are settling in and I'm not even on the East Coast. Might be time for stronger coffee. Wednesday's news includes a look at Olympics producer Jim Bell and Time Warner's fourth-quarter results. Also, a recap of the one awards show I wish I was at. Daily Dose: Last month, Charter Communications launched an unsolicited and since-rejected bid for Time Warner Cable . Since then, Charter has attacked Time Warner Cable brass, saying the pay-TV giant is mismanaged.
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SPORTS
May 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jim Bell dived in from the one-yard line with 10 seconds remaining in overtime, giving the Birmingham Fire a 23-16 victory over the Montreal Machine in a World League game before 8,746 at Birmingham, Ala.
SPORTS
February 5, 2014 | By David Whitley
Long before anyone heard of Dorothy Hamill, Shaun White, Bob Costas, Steve Jobs, live streaming or the Borg, there was Uncle Walter. He stood with his back to the camera as a blizzard set in. Then he whirled around and started a revolution. "From Squaw Valley, California, February 1960, the eighth Winter Games," he said. "This is Walter Cronkite reporting. " America was turned on. At least it was for the 13 black-and-white hours CBS broadcast during the first TV Olympics.
SPORTS
February 5, 2014 | By David Whitley
Long before anyone heard of Dorothy Hamill, Shaun White, Bob Costas, Steve Jobs, live streaming or the Borg, there was Uncle Walter. He stood with his back to the camera as a blizzard set in. Then he whirled around and started a revolution. "From Squaw Valley, California, February 1960, the eighth Winter Games," he said. "This is Walter Cronkite reporting. " America was turned on. At least it was for the 13 black-and-white hours CBS broadcast during the first TV Olympics.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 5, 2014 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call. The Skinny: The winter blahs are settling in and I'm not even on the East Coast. Might be time for stronger coffee. Wednesday's news includes a look at Olympics producer Jim Bell and Time Warner's fourth-quarter results. Also, a recap of the one awards show I wish I was at. Daily Dose: Last month, Charter Communications launched an unsolicited and since-rejected bid for Time Warner Cable . Since then, Charter has attacked Time Warner Cable brass, saying the pay-TV giant is mismanaged.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 13, 2012 | By Meg James
Taking steps to staunch troubling ratings declines at its lucrative morning news program "Today,"  NBCUniversal has reassigned Jim Bell, executive producer of the show for the last seven years. On Tuesday, Bell was named full-time executive producer of NBC's coverage of upcoming Olympic Games. The veteran sports broadcaster earlier this year had worked as executive producer of NBC's successful London Olympics coverage. The move had been expected. NBCUniversal is expected this week to name a new executive producer of "Today," which until this year had been No. 1 in the morning ratings for 16 years.
SPORTS
April 3, 1997
Couch solicited key contributions from all of his players, starting with standout Jaclyn Johnson and continuing to the last player on the bench. The Guards rewarded his efforts with a 30-game winning streak and a Southern Section Division IV-A title, the first section title in any sport in Bell-Jeff's 53-year history.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 14, 2009 | Associated Press
Where in the world is Matt Lauer? Staying home in the USA this year. In a nod to the economy, the "Today" show is putting off its annual mystery trip in which Lauer is sent to exotic spots such as the Taj Mahal or the Pyramids. Instead, NBC's morning show team will be spending a week in May exploring affordable vacation spots in the United States. "Today" Executive Producer Jim Bell said he had solicited suggestions from viewers for this year's "Where in the World Is Matt Lauer?"
ENTERTAINMENT
November 13, 2012 | By Meg James
Taking steps to staunch troubling ratings declines at its lucrative morning news program "Today,"  NBCUniversal has reassigned Jim Bell, executive producer of the show for the last seven years. On Tuesday, Bell was named full-time executive producer of NBC's coverage of upcoming Olympic Games. The veteran sports broadcaster earlier this year had worked as executive producer of NBC's successful London Olympics coverage. The move had been expected. NBCUniversal is expected this week to name a new executive producer of "Today," which until this year had been No. 1 in the morning ratings for 16 years.
SPORTS
April 3, 1997
Couch solicited key contributions from all of his players, starting with standout Jaclyn Johnson and continuing to the last player on the bench. The Guards rewarded his efforts with a 30-game winning streak and a Southern Section Division IV-A title, the first section title in any sport in Bell-Jeff's 53-year history.
SPORTS
May 11, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jim Bell dived in from the one-yard line with 10 seconds remaining in overtime, giving the Birmingham Fire a 23-16 victory over the Montreal Machine in a World League game before 8,746 at Birmingham, Ala.
NEWS
April 3, 1989 | CONNIE KOENENN, Times Staff Writer
It was almost 15 years ago while he was building custom houses that Jim Bell began to be converted. "I think all my life I've tried to see below the surface of things," he says. "The houses I was building looked nice, but they were energy hogs and they used too much water. I was becoming more aware of where the raw materials were coming from and what kind of ecological assaults were taking place. Even a material as simple as plywood was unhealthy, because of the glues.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1987
Senate Judiciary Committee compendium: Sens. Biden--bungling; Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.)--pacifying; Dennis DeConcini (D-Ariz.)--probing; Charles Grassley (R-Iowa)--dim; Hatch--smooth; Howell Heflin (D-Ala.)--folksy; Gordon Humphrey (R-N.H.)--vacuous; Kennedy--windy; Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)--parochial; Howard Metzenbaum (D-Ohio)--contentious; Paul Simon (D-Ill.)--AWOL; Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.)--puckish; Arlen Specter (R-Pa.)--penetrating; Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.)--laconic. ART BELL JIM BELL Woodland Hills
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December 19, 1999 | STEPHANIE SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What was he supposed to do? It's not a question so much as a challenge. A challenge to anyone who thinks Lenny Miller was wrong to booby-trap his cabin with a shotgun. Three times in eight months, the cabin had been burglarized. His hunting rifles had been stolen. His fishing gear too. And his tackle box. His new chain saw and his leaf blower and his Christmas present, a fillet knife still in its box. His boat had been vandalized. His outhouse trashed.
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