December 15, 1989 |
The problem of designing a large theater has challenges similar to those in creating a convention center: A large, boxy space must somehow be concealed within a graceful shell. Architect Arthur Erickson, using repetitive, bold forms in concrete, has made the gigantic new San Diego Convention Center a fine piece of design. His excellent exterior detailing makes this building attractive to those arriving by car or foot. It's a landmark downtown project for downtown San Diego.
January 13, 2002 |
Last September, President Bush called the war on terrorism "civilization's fight." However, the United States has mounted the overwhelming bulk of the outside world's effort in Afghanistan. Among close allies, only Britain has been substantially engaged. Even the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which for the first time invoked its formal provision that recognizes "an attack on one is an attack on all," has essentially watched from the sidelines.
July 10, 1994 |
Starting in 1917, they took it all away. In history textbooks of the future, 1994 will probably be marked as the year they gave it all back. Russian reformers recently completed the first phase of the most colossal program in history to sell off state property to new private owners. The heirs to the Communist regime that snatched almost all private property after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution are now on a crash program to create a new bourgeoisie.
February 15, 1997 |
Promising a far more detailed analysis than anything presented before, the Orange County Board of Supervisors on Friday laid out the framework for "phase two" of the planning process that will ultimately determine a new use for the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1993 |
Over the cries of 30 sign-waving protesters, ground was broken Wednesday on the second and perhaps most important link of the Foothill Transportation Corridor in South County. "This is a major milestone," said Susan Withrow, a Mission Viejo City Council member who also serves on the Foothill Corridor Agency's board of directors. "People spend an inordinate amount of time on the freeways around here to go such short distances. This will provide relief." The 4.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1998 |
For the 130 children who wriggled playfully inside Monterey Park's Edmund D. Edelman's Children's Court, Saturday morning was a long-sought day of permanence in their fractured young lives. And for the dozens of would-be parents with them, their signatures and a proclamation from a judge would finally cut the red tape that could have delayed their adoption of the children they had loved and cared for as foster parents.