November 26, 2010 |
Put solar panels where it's sunny, wind farms where it's windy. If only it were that simple. Choosing the best sites for renewable energy projects is a challenge for clean-power developers; selecting the right location and securing permits can take months, even years. That's because seemingly prime parcels may have endangered species, tricky topography or poor access to transmission lines. The local government could be hostile to incentive programs. Banks and utilities need to know exactly how much power is going to come off a site hour by hour and how much money it will make ?
May 22, 1997 |
President Clinton on Wednesday accused the U.S. fashion industry of portraying heroin use as glamorous to sell clothes, using the platform of the White House to take a slap at what he termed an "ugly" and "destructive" aspect of popular culture. "The glorification of heroin is not creative, it's destructive," Clinton said. "It's not beautiful, it is ugly. And this is not about art, it's about life and death."
July 15, 2012 |
When it comes to star power, junior quarterback Alexander Diamont of Venice can more than hold his own. Whether directing the Gondoliers' offense or posing on a beach for a modeling assignment, Diamont knows how to stay cool, calm and focused. As a sophomore last season, he finished with 2,213 yards passing and 14 touchdowns with seven interceptions. The potential he displayed has Coach Angelo Gasca excited about what he might accomplish this fall. "He's tough and he's serious and has a good feel for the game and really loves it," Gasca said.
December 1, 2003 |
Her detractors dismiss her as a country bumpkin with rough features only Westerners could appreciate. Her admirers praise her as the essence of ancient Chinese beauty, with a touch of modern spunk. Meet Lu Yan, a small-town ugly duckling turned 5-foot-10 trailblazer -- and, possibly, the new face of China. "Some people say I'm changing the way Chinese people see beauty. I don't know," Lu, a fashion model now based in Paris, said on one of her Beijing stops.
February 23, 1998 |
Get me a doctor, STAT. Well, maybe not just any doctor. Turn to the double-spread ad on Page 60 of last week's Sports Illustrated, and pick any one of the five heart-stopping medical professionals, all posed in surgical garb and underwear. They're kicking off Jockey's latest advertising campaign, "Let 'em know you're Jockey."
July 22, 1986 |
Eight leading drug, chemical and computer companies have formed a San Diego-based consortium to develop computer programs that will help them better understand the way molecules interact. The consortium could slash research costs and speed the development of new chemical and pharmaceutical products, said David H. Klipstein, president of Biosym Technologies, which has been organizing the group for the past year.
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February 22, 1992 |
Los Angeles police Friday arrested an Arleta man who allegedly posed as a photographer for a modeling agency to entice teen-age girls into posing in lingerie or in the nude and then sexually assaulted them. Police said Jack Cone, 52, is suspected of using the modeling scam for more than two years to entice victims--all Latinas from poor families in the central and northeastern San Fernando Valley.