December 4, 2012
Looking for affordable, made-in-L.A. gifts with a handcrafted touch? We picked up these earthenware bowls by Lori + Koop at an artisan show last weekend at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts. The larger flower bowl with glossy glazed interior and hand-etched matte rim was $35. The smaller bowls with matte white interiors and subtly striped rims were $25 apiece. All are microwave and dishwasher safe. Lori + Koop ceramics are the latest additions to our holiday gift galleries, which we're updating regularly: Gifts with a handcrafted touch Gifts for the home Gifts for the indoor-outdoor gardener Gifts for under $50 Gifts for $50 to $100 Gifts for $100-plus
March 1, 2003 |
It's a common complaint in the jazz world that the audience is graying, and a visit to many jazz venues tends to confirm the gripe. But the perception is distinctly different for those who check out rooms that don't ordinarily cater to jazz and acts that don't fall squarely within the traditional mainstream. The appearance of the Swedish band Koop at the pop-oriented El Rey Theatre on Thursday touched both those points.
December 17, 2001 |
Dr. Koop LifeCare Corp., the troubled Santa Monica-based online health information provider, said on Sunday it would cease operations and liquidate its assets after failing to come up with additional debt or equity financing. One of countless online firms that soared on Wall Street during the 1999 Internet boom, the company said its efforts to obtain additional financing and sell certain assets were unsuccessful, leaving it with little choice but to shut its operations.
December 18, 2000
Regarding "E-Health: Act 2" (Dec. 11): Ego and greed have driven many entrepreneurs into the Internet business. That this space could seduce even [former U.S. Surgeon General] Dr. Everett Koop is testimony to its corrupting power. Dr. Koop, once the symbol of medical trust, has now become representative of self-interested businessmen peddling suspect e-health information. Yes, in Act 1 they did fill the Web with content and links. Unfortunately, they also confused millions of Americans searching for lifesaving knowledge.
June 14, 1999 |
What's in a name? Well, if you're C. Everett Koop, MD, a lot. He's an Ivy League professor, prominent pediatric surgeon and leading proponent of anti-smoking, AIDS awareness, fitness and other public education campaigns. And of course, he's probably the only former U.S. surgeon general most of us remember by name. Enter Drkoop.com. The Web site, http://www.drkoop.
June 9, 1999 |
C. Everett Koop, the stern but grandfatherly surgeon general who preached to the masses through the 1980s to practice safe sex and stop smoking, became a multimillionaire Tuesday by riding the hottest sermon of the 1990s--getting wired. Koop's 11% stake in a consumer health-care Web site called Drkoop.com suddenly became worth $56 million after the Austin, Tex.-based Internet company went public. Drkoop.com Inc., which lost $9 million last year, closed at $16.44 on Nasdaq, up $7.