November 30, 2013 |
Holiday meals tend to pass by in a blur of turkeys, hams, roast beef and sweet potatoes. How do you break through that to make an impression on your guests? Caviar is one sure cure. And it's one that can be delivered on a range of budgets. Though caviar is synonymous with luxury, opulence and indulgence, if you know what you're doing it can still be served at a relatively modest price and still deliver the goods. There is a wide range of caviar products, and the trick is knowing which ones are best used in which situation.
November 15, 2013 |
Demonstrators in Florida and Michigan have used the same language to describe the shootings of two young African Americans. But the killings of Trayvon Martin in 2012 and Renisha McBride this month raise different legal questions along the touchy intersection of race and guns. Both Martin, 17, and McBride, 19, were unarmed when they were shot. The two men who killed them - George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who shot Martin in Florida, and Theodore P. Wafer, 54, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., a white man arraigned Friday afternoon on murder charges in the death of McBride - say they committed no crime.
August 27, 1985
Tylan Corp., Carson, named John L. Olson vice president-finance, succeeding John F. Halff, who resigned. Tylan makes wafer-processing equipment for the semiconductor industry.
April 18, 1993 |
In Adrian Lyne's new film, "Indecent Proposal," billionaire playboy Robert Redford comes to visit Demi Moore at her realty company. As he walks into her office, we catch a glimpse of Moore's secretary, a blond bimbo busily filing her nails and reading "Backlash," Susan Faludi's 1991 expose of the war against women's rights. The shot is meant as a playful jab at Faludi. But after seeing Lyne's new film, in which Redford offers a happily married young couple $1 million for a one-night stand with the sultry wife, the outspoken author--and many of her female Hollywood peers--are in no laughing mood.
October 17, 1997 |
VLSI Technology Inc. said it agreed to invest $120 million in a $1.2-billion Malaysian semiconductor manufacturing plant, its first investment in a fellow chip maker. As part of the agreement, Wafer Technology (Malaysia) Sendiran Berhad, a government-sponsored group of Malaysian and foreign investors, will buy VLSI's wafer fabrication line at the company's headquarters in San Jose. VLSI will remain owner of the building and property.
February 26, 2002 |
Newport Beach chip maker Conexant Systems Inc. and buyout firm Carlyle Group Inc. plan to form a new company to manufacture thin, semiconductor slices called wafers. Carlyle will pay Conexant $20 million in cash and will invest $30 million in the new venture. In exchange, Conexant will contribute the manufacturing equipment in its Newport Beach wafer fabrication facility. Carlyle will own 55% of the new company; Conexant will own 45%.