February 10, 1992 |
The Bush Administration reportedly is bringing in a career diplomat with extensive experience in Japan to take charge of Asia policy at the State Department. The move is part of a broader shake-up of American officials and diplomats dealing with the Pacific Rim. According to State Department and congressional sources, U.S. Ambassador to India William Clark Jr. will soon be brought back from New Delhi to become assistant secretary of state for East Asia and the Pacific. He will replace Richard H.
March 26, 2010 |
A year after an agonizing defeat in the state Division IV championship game in Sacramento, Richard Solomon showed up Friday determined to change the ending, and what a performance he delivered. The 6-foot-9 senior center made nine of 11 shots and scored 22 points to help Los Angeles Price defeat Albany St. Mary's, 69-51, in the Division IV boys' basketball title game at Rabobank Arena. Last season, Solomon played for Torrance Bishop Montgomery, which lost on a buzzer beater, 65-64, to Richmond Salesian.
February 6, 1993 |
More than 200 Filipino World War II veterans swore allegiance to the U.S. flag, 50 years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt promised to make them citizens for fighting Japanese invaders. "My fellow Americans. I know you've waited 50 years to hear an official of my government say that," U.S. Ambassador Richard Solomon told the veterans. They were the first of more than 3,000 Filipino veterans due to become U.S. citizens after Washington amended U.S. law to fulfill Roosevelt's vow.
February 28, 1992 |
The highest-level American diplomatic team in six years will visit Hanoi next week to underline Washington's demand for more and better information about the fate of U.S. prisoners of war and missing servicemen from the Vietnam War, the Bush Administration said Thursday. State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said the delegation, headed by Assistant Secretary of State Richard Solomon, will discuss humanitarian issues, including U.S.
November 2, 1989 |
Secretary of State James A. Baker III left a top deputy standing on the airport tarmac on this remote South Sea island today as his plane took off for Australia. But the official, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian Affairs Richard Solomon, was stranded only for about one hour. He was able to hitch a ride to Sydney on the plane of Defense Secretary Dick Cheney.
September 14, 2006
Re "Summer of Discontent Heads for Fall," Sept. 9 The Santa Barbara News-Press may have become a national joke, but the harm done is no laughing matter. This is not a "feud" between employees and management, and owner Wendy McCaw is hardly the underdog in an ideological battle with Santa Barbara's city government. For reasons no one can fathom, McCaw has chosen to make war on the community in which she lives, and the list of private organizations and individuals she has attacked grows daily.