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June 5, 2012
It's tough to resist a restaurant with the motto “Eat rice, drink tea, slurp noodles, stay healthy.” With its natural wood and stone accents and sensuous lighting, the cool/casual Rice & Company is the perfect place to do some serious noodle slurping. Choose from Chinese favorites, classic sushi and sashimi, plus imaginative specialty rolls like “Wicked” - spicy tuna, cucumber, yellowtail and avocado in a garlic ponzu. Or go beyond the basics to hibachi and teriyaki, accompanied by a delectable Asian-themed cocktail - Ginger Ninja, anyone?
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June 5, 2012
It's tough to resist a restaurant with the motto “Eat rice, drink tea, slurp noodles, stay healthy.” With its natural wood and stone accents and sensuous lighting, the cool/casual Rice & Company is the perfect place to do some serious noodle slurping. Choose from Chinese favorites, classic sushi and sashimi, plus imaginative specialty rolls like “Wicked” - spicy tuna, cucumber, yellowtail and avocado in a garlic ponzu. Or go beyond the basics to hibachi and teriyaki, accompanied by a delectable Asian-themed cocktail - Ginger Ninja, anyone?
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NEWS
November 18, 1986 | Associated Press
Former presidential aide Lyn Nofziger, whose lobbying on behalf of a defense contractor is under federal scrutiny, also successfully influenced the White House for a rice company, according to a report published today. According to the New York Daily News, Nofziger wrote then-National Security Adviser William Clark on behalf of Early California Industries, a Los Angeles rice company, because it had supported the Republican Party.
BUSINESS
September 23, 1989 | MARIA L. La GANGA, Times Staff Writer
Saddled with debt from an aggressive acquisition drive, Erly Industries Inc., the Los Angeles-based conglomerate that owns Comet Rice, will sell its less profitable divisions and concentrate on its core businesses of juice and rice, company officials said. Erly's problems began in 1988. A year earlier, the company loaned $24 million to struggling Hansen Foods to help the natural soft-drink maker restructure its business. In return, Erly was to receive 50% of Hansen's profits.
NEWS
November 24, 1986 | From the Washington Post
Former White House aide Lyn Nofziger acknowledged under oath in 1983 that he had been hired by a California company to get its "side of the story" to President Reagan in a rice-exporting case. Nofziger said that he became a Washington consultant for Comet Rice Inc. in the summer or early fall of 1982, less than a year after he left the White House staff.
NEWS
May 15, 1988 | IAN SIMPSON, United Press International
Relentless sunshine and months without rain have brought a devastating drought to the tropical savannas, jungles and foothills that stretch from South America's Andes Mountains to Caribbean tourist havens. Meteorologists say the region's rainfall has been a third to a half the normal level--a longer, harsher version of the winter dry season usually broken by April rains welling north from the Amazon River basin. This spring the skies are a clear, burning blue.
NEWS
April 9, 2000 | CLARE NULLIS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Long live Liechtenstein, Flourishing on the young Rhine, happy and true. Long live the country's prince, Long live our fatherland, through the bond of brotherly love, United and free. --Liechtenstein national anthem * His Serene Highness Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein cheerily ushers a visitor into his office in the family's 13th-century castle.
REAL ESTATE
September 7, 1997 | RUTH RYON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rock star DAVID BOWIE, who will perform next Saturday at the Universal Amphitheatre, has put his Beverly Hills-area condominium, which he has owned for about six years, on the market at $895,000.
NEWS
January 10, 1993 | THE SOCIAL CLIMES STAFF
Social Climes was happy to learn that in Brazil, society writers wield positions of great power. (It's nice to know that somewhere fluff has risen to great heights.) We came across this heartening news while reading a local Brazilian community paper, News From Brazil. Writers are able to bestow validation upon the insecure nouveau riche . News From Brazil editor-publisher Rodney Mello describes this group as: "People with no past. People who want to be seen and sighted even if they're ridiculed."
NEWS
March 25, 2014 | By Mary MacVean
Elizabeth Stein wanted to create a nutritious gluten-free product, because she found that as a holistic nutrition counselor there was too little to recommend to her clients who avoid gluten. So in January she introduced her line of three quick-cooking and one slow-cooking hot cereals. Purely Elizabeth cereals are made with oats, quinoa, millet, buckwheat, amaranth, kaniwa, hemp, flax and chia. She also has four versions of granola, including cranberry-pecan and pumpkin-fig.
REAL ESTATE
September 27, 1998 | RUTH RYON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actor JASON PRIESTLEY, who has been shooting his final episodes as heartthrob Brandon Walsh on "Beverly Hills 90210," has purchased a Los Feliz home for about $1.7 million. The Aaron Spelling-produced series is in its ninth year on Fox. Priestley, 28, has been scheduled to leave after four to six episodes this season, although observers have wondered if he will stay longer now that his old friend, actor Luke Perry, is returning.
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