CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1993
President Clinton's--jobs, jobs and more jobs--program looks good on paper. But why did he choose Vancouver--instead of Detroit or Seattle--for the summit conference with Yeltsin? What was the underlying symbolism of that move? JIM KENNEDY Frazier Park
June 22, 2007 |
One year after hosting a "summit" designed to help college administrators understand and manage issues regarding agents, USC on Tuesday will sponsor a symposium related to issues surrounding rapidly growing 7-on-7 football. The invitation-only event, titled “The impact of 7-on-7 organizations on college football recruiting,” will be held at the Galen Center and will include athletic directors, compliance officials, coaches, members of the NCAA's enforcement staff and representatives from the Pac-12, Big 12, Big Ten and Southeastern conferences, a USC release said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 1985
The summit should be more than a public relations affair. I disagree with Jeane Kirkpatrick (Opinion, Nov. 3) who thinks it "better" that no formal commitments come from the summit but merely a "good time be had by all." Because an insane wasteful arms race endangers the world's future we must, as citizenry at risk, demand more of substance from the summit process. Success for the participants should be measured by real arms reductions and limitations on the development of new weaponry.
October 29, 2013 |
Russian hosts of the Group of 20 summit near St. Petersburg in September sent world leaders home with gifts designed to keep on giving: memory sticks and recharging cables programmed to spy on their communications, two Italian newspapers reported Tuesday. A Kremlin spokesman denied the allegations reported by Il Corriere della Sera and La Stampa, both of which attributed their stories to findings of technical investigations ordered by the president of the European Council and carried out by German intelligence.
April 26, 1997
It's funny. You published a lengthy piece about the latest hip-hop discussion group and ignore the trend's creator ("Rap Summit Is Called," April 18). Howard Stern held the original summit; in fact, he conceived it on the air. During a broadcast last month, he had hip-hop and rap artists in the studio and by telephone talking over the issues involved. I'll bet he got down to more bottom-line truths than any of the record company CEOs will. My point, though, is that all anyone really writes about is Howard the shock-jock.
July 30, 1989
The summit meeting of industrialized nations is now history--if that isn't too dignified a word for it. About all it accomplished was to keep the visiting participants out of mischief in their home countries, but now they must return to their scandals, deficits and broken promises. The strained harmony of the formal sessions did not quite hide the sound of trade knives being sharpened under the table, and the after-hours schoolyard squabbling was ludicrous. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher chided the French because Napoleon once tried to unify Europe by force--she didn't mention what the British were doing in India at that time.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1999
Re "Poor Turnout for Meeting to Curb Violence," Jan. 31. Thank you for your coverage of Peace Mission '99, the Summit to Stop Violence, but I regret that you focused only on the low attendance. Some of our area's best experts on youth set forth ways to help stop the slaughter and tragic loss of young lives and to have some mercy on the kids. You could have said what really happened at the summit and reached lots of kids who read The Times with a report that at least said, "These people care."
September 11, 1986 |
The leaders of Egypt and Israel met today for the first time in five years in a bid to "reach a meeting of minds" on warming the cool peace that has prevailed between their countries. President Hosni Mubarak and Prime Minister Shimon Peres closeted themselves without aides at the presidential palace for an afternoon meeting that one official said opened in "a very friendly and cordial atmosphere."