February 25, 2011 |
Mickey Rooney's stepson was ordered Thursday to turn over all of the 90-year-old actor's identification cards ? including his passport, state ID card, various insurance cards and his Screen Actor's Guild membership ? and to continue to abide by a temporary restraining order that a Los Angeles Superior Court judge issued 10 days ago. Rooney has alleged in court papers that his stepson, Christopher Aber, 52, of Westlake Village and Aber's wife, Christina Aber, 42, have been physically and emotionally abusing him for several years by depriving him of food and medications, prohibiting him from leaving his house and taking control over his finances.
March 13, 2013 |
About midday on Tuesday, Mike Carpenter, an owner of the Culver City wine shop " the Redd Collection ," got a call from a gentleman with a slight Italian accent. It sounded like it was coming from overseas. The caller asked if the shop had any 2008 Papale Primitivo di Manduria from the producer Varvaglione. Carpenter said, "'Sure, we've got it.' He asked how much we had. And I told him we have access to quite a bit, but probably only two or three cases on the floor. " Then he asked if the shop could supply him with 115 bottles.
July 5, 2013
Re "At one Army base, a new shade of green," July 1 Maj. Gen. Dana J. H. Pittard's efforts to bring Ft. Bliss into the 21st century by reducing the Army base's need for oil is commendable. By adopting common-sense recycling programs, dropping the use of drinking water on the base's golf course and bringing more solar projects online, he's a great model for how to bring personal values to an organization. But what was jaw-dropping was the statement by Richard G. Kidd IV, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability.
June 19, 2013 |
One night after he accounted for eight outs, with three double-play grounders and two strikeouts in a 3-2 loss to Seattle, Josh Hamilton was dropped from the second spot in the order to seventh for Wednesday night's game against the Mariners. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia had moved the struggling right fielder from the fifth spot to the second spot, between Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, on June 8 in an attempt to spark Hamilton, but it hasn't worked. Hamilton, the former Texas Rangers star who signed a five-year, $125-million contract with the Angels in December, is batting .213 with 10 home runs, 24 runs batted in and 73 strikeouts.
March 1, 2012 |
With conflict brewing over Shell's plans to begin exploratory drilling in the U.S. Arctic this summer, a federal judge in Anchorage has issued a temporary restraining order banning Greenpeace activists from launching operations against the company's two drilling rigs. U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason on Thursday granted the oil company's request for an order preventing activists from repeating their recent stunt off New Zealand , in which Greenpeace drilling opponents mounted the Noble Discoverer drilling rig and impeded its departure for North America.
March 1, 2011 |
A judge on Tuesday ordered the state of Wisconsin to reopen the Capitol building ? which has been in a virtual lockdown since Monday morning ? but union supporters have not yet been able to reenter the building to resume their protests against plans to severely curtail their bargaining rights. Dane County Circuit Court Judge Daniel R. Moeser issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday morning requiring the building to be opened to the public. But state officials have continued to allow only a limited number of people into the building.