March 31, 1987 |
Development of costly synthetic fuels, halted in recent years because of cheap, abundant petroleum supplies, will become commercially viable again when world oil prices top $30 a barrel, a top Exxon Co. executive said Monday. Joe McMillan, a senior vice president of the world's largest oil company, said that Exxon was continuing to fund research and development of alternative fuels and will spend about $15 million in 1987 on synfuels, he said.
May 15, 1994
I just want to express my delight in reading "The Amazing Story of the Tonellis in America" (by Bill Tonelli, April 17). It was one of the most engaging articles I've read in a long time, starting with a great concept and culminating in a magnificent follow-through by Bill Tonelli. Tonellis arise! Today the nation, tomorrow the world! PAUL ROMERO Thousand Oaks I recently celebrated the results of 10 years of study involving the origins of my family name of Lozzi.
March 6, 1992 |
In an unprecedented use of U.S. money to sustain cutting-edge Russian research, the United States has decided to fund a major Russian nuclear laboratory, paying the salaries of 116 former Soviet scientists to work on harnessing nuclear fusion for civilian use, officials said Thursday.
April 11, 1991 |
Concluding that the threat of global warming is serious enough to warrant prompt national action, a panel of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences said Wednesday that the United States could reduce its production of "greenhouse" pollution as much as 40% with little or no economic cost.
November 10, 1985 |
President Reagan told the Soviet people Saturday that Americans "do not threaten your nation and never will" and called for increased contacts between the superpowers, including annual summit meetings. In an address broadcast abroad by the Voice of America and heard without jamming in parts of the Soviet Union, Reagan struck an exceptionally conciliatory tone just a week before he departs for his meeting in Geneva with Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 1987 |
It's springtime, when thoughts of love fill the air, and so it was that Dillon and Mulinda--a pair of black rhinos at the San Diego Zoo--chose to manifest what comes oh so naturally. The Sunday-afternoon crowd of zoo visitors watched shamelessly as Dillon, standing atop his monumental tippie-toes, and Mulinda enjoyed several minutes of breathless intimacy.