September 18, 1990 |
Two moderate earthquakes struck the Caribbean within minutes of each other Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but no injuries or damage was reported.
January 20, 1986 |
A radio station here said Sunday that it received many panic calls, particularly from people living on remote farms, after two earth tremors shook northern sections of the Falklands within a minute of each other Saturday.
February 3, 1987 |
Seven earth tremors measuring between 3.0 and 5.5 on the Richter scale shook the southwestern Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca on Monday, the National Seismic Service said. There were no reports of damage or injury.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1989 |
Two 4.1- magnitude earthquakes shook residents awake early Saturday, but no damage or injuries were reported, officials at the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colo., said. The temblors struck five miles north of this community. It was not immediately known whether the second quake, occurring an hour later, was an aftershock of the first.
August 11, 1991 |
It's regrettable, but the media does not give black teens a fair shake. For example, they appear to concentrate entirely on gang activity, drugs and murder when they focus on African-American youth, giving some the impression that all black teens are violent. Meanwhile, scores of articulate and well-motivated young people never see their names in print or their faces on television news.
December 14, 1997 |
Before chardonnay was as American as Coca-Cola, there was the cocktail. Ladies sipped sweet pink concoctions laced with gin--and real men drank martinis. Well, the cocktail's back. But who among us can whip up a pousse cafe, a Pernod frappe? Now comes the Bartender's Deck, 50 boxed cards revealing on their flip sides the secrets of everything from an Angel's Kiss to a Zombie.
May 6, 1985 |
A series of explosions at a military gunpowder depot today killed two workers and shook the city's waterfront area. Eleven people were injured in the blasts, police said. The first explosion at the Fabricaciones Militares waterfront depot was immediately followed by four others that shattered windows 20 blocks away and could be heard at a distance of several miles. Police said it was not immediately known what caused the blasts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 2001
So, Ruth Galanter is bitterly disappointed by her colleagues and thinks "the double-cross is alive and well" ("Alex Padilla, 28, Defeats Galanter to Become President of City Council," July 4). That's nothing compared to how she sold her constituents and neighbors down the river by ramrodding a thumbs-up vote on Playa Vista through the lame-duck City Council last month. Russell Johnson Marina del Rey