August 10, 2006 |
It's like mixing a tongue stud with a tiara. She was the face of an upper-crust women's clothing company that dressed first ladies and chief executives. He is the heavily tattooed bass player for heavy-metal band Motley Crue. Now, former St. John Knits International Inc. executive Kelly Gray and Nikki Sixx have joined forces to launch a line of men's clothing.
January 1, 2006 |
AFTER the Black Death swept through England in 1348-49, a survivor summed up the catastrophe in a stark inscription on a church wall in Hertfordshire: "Wretched, terrible, destructive year, the remnants of the people alone remain." In Italy, eyewitnesses described corpses layered like "lasagna" in burial pits. The poet Petrarch asked simply, "Where are our dear friends now?"
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 2001
Re "U.S. Agrees to Close Desert Areas, Beef Up Protection of Rare Species," Jan. 19: Again the government is taking land away from the citizens by classifying it as a habitat for endangered animals. Now, we who have lived all our lives in this state--and the desert area--cannot go into that desert without the government threatening us. The land belongs to the people and they should have the freedom to walk on it without threats. The majority of the people living in the desert or going to the desert have respect for the wildlife and growth in it. We do not need a liberal group such as the Sierra Club having the government keep us off the land.
September 17, 1998 |
U.S. Atty. Gen. Janet Reno on Wednesday named New Mexico's chief federal prosecutor as "border czar" to succeed former U.S. Atty. Alan Bersin, who used the largely symbolic post in San Diego as an attention-getter for border issues including a major crackdown on illegal immigration. The appointment of U.S. Atty. John J. Kelly as Reno's special representative for the Southwest border took some California elected officials by surprise.
April 7, 1996 |
What do Molissa Fenley, John Kelly, Reno and Danny Hoch have in common? At first glance, the celebrated dancer-choreographer, the veteran performance artist, the edgy comedian and the young multi-character soloist may not seem to share a genre, let alone an aesthetic. Yet while they all have earned track records on their own, they can be grouped under the rubric of experimental performance.