July 11, 1996 |
When some of Hollywood's biggest celebrities--including Tom Cruise, Penny Marshall, Oliver Stone, Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand--signed a full-page newspaper advertisement in May condemning the "chain saw massacre" of Canada's West Coast forests, the Forest Alliance of British Columbia reacted quickly.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1994
Leave it to some desk jockey yahoo at the Department of Fish and Game (the most ludicrous department in the government) to come up with the statement in your article "Lion Sightings Force Irvine Park Closure" (Sept. 24): "They are trying to expand their habitat and they are coming into the human habitat." What? Who is expanding into whose habitat? I think Patrick Moore needs a serious reality check. LANA SCOTT Irvine
July 1, 2007 |
A small plane crashed into a house, killing the male pilot and a woman on the ground, authorities said. The pilot apparently was trying to land at a nearby airport. Faulkner County Coroner Patrick Moore said the woman killed was an occupant of the house, which is about 500 feet from the runway at Conway Municipal Airport. A passenger in the plane and another person in the house survived.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 2007 |
A parolee living in a state- supervised home in East Hollywood was charged with murder Tuesday in connection with the stabbing and dismemberment of a man whose remains were found last week in two trash bins. Frank Ruiz, 21, is accused of killing Patrick Moore, 47, and has been ordered held on $1.1-million bond, according to court records. Ruiz, who was arrested Sunday, has pleaded not guilty.
March 28, 1992 |
A two-week search for a mountain lion believed responsible for the mauling of a 9-year-old boy ended when trackers treed the animal and shot and killed it. The lion is believed to have attacked Darron Arroyo, 9, of Lompoc on March 12 as he biked with his family in Gaviota State Park, 20 miles north of Santa Barbara. The boy needed 600 stitches for more than 50 puncture wounds.
June 7, 2008 |
Brian May, lead guitarist for Queen and the author of the stadium anthem "We Will Rock You," was awarded his PhD this year in astrophysics from Imperial College London. Now his first book, "Bang! The Complete History of the Universe," written with astronomer Sir Patrick Moore and astrophysicist Chris Lintott, is being released in the U.S.