September 21, 2009 |
On Wyoming's Wind River Indian Reservation, Winslow Friday is preparing to surrender in his long fight with the federal government. The seeds of the conflict were planted four years ago when Friday shot a bald eagle out of a tree. His cousin needed a tail fan for an upcoming Sun Dance, the Northern Arapaho tribe's most important religious ceremony, and Friday wanted to help. So when Friday spotted the bird, he seized his chance. Charged with killing a bald eagle in violation of federal law, Friday had argued that the law hinders the practice of his religion -- a battle closely watched on the reservation.
HOME & GARDEN
May 24, 2007 |
THOSE backyard birds love millet and sunflower seeds, but do they love Rapson and Davidson? It should come as no surprise that the truly modern household now can have a truly modern birdhouse, including one that takes its cues from Case Study modernists Ralph Rapson or J.R. Davidson. Whether in rustic woods, stainless steel or eco-friendly recycled plastic, the newest designs for birdhouses and feeders are fresh takes on the old pine boxes and bell-shaped seed balls of yesteryear.
September 3, 2006 |
I continue to search for my place in the universe, so I signed up for a 14-day trial run on IMDbPro.com, the performance-enhanced version of the Internet Movie Database. It's just one of the mirrors that we in Hollywood peer into to see if there is a reflection staring back. In this universe, I discover what I'm "known for," including the credits associated with shows that still cough up green envelopes in my mailbox, with thirst-inducing residual checks inside.
November 2, 2005 |
Welcome to the NBA's newest discount superstore, a place filled with pallets of hope and jumbo-size dreams. The Clippers are now Sam's Club. "I was told that if I can get the Clippers to the playoffs, I'd be the king of L.A.," said Sam Cassell, shaking his head. "I said, 'For real? Because that's one heck of a place to be king.'
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 2005 |
For years, the small wooden tearoom stood by itself, a remote stop on the way to the beach where travelers could swing by for a hearty meal of fried chicken and warm homemade biscuits, not to mention the prized boysenberry jam. The old tearoom near Beach Boulevard is still there, buried now by its surroundings: seven sprawling dining rooms, rows of new buildings, billboards and one of America's best known amusement parks -- Knott's Berry Farm. Mrs.
September 11, 2005 |
A little chicken will carry the weight of a studio in November, when Walt Disney Co. hatches its first full-blown computer-animated feature, "Chicken Little." Disney investors and many in the animation community will closely watch the box office performance of the comedy, which aims to put a new twist on the classic fable of a young chicken who causes widespread panic when he mistakes a falling acorn for a piece of the sky.