December 18, 1993 |
Charles Moore, who fought abstraction in architecture, contending that his fellow builders had failed to create environments that give people a sense of place, has died. A spokesman for his Santa Monica-based firm said Moore, 68, died Thursday in Austin, Tex., of a heart attack. He was chairman of the architecture department at the University of Texas and had previously been chairman of the architecture department at UCLA. He also had taught at Yale, Princeton and UC Berkeley.
May 4, 2003 |
The Tacoma Art Museum is celebrating its move to a new building, and although the new place is just four blocks away, it's a world apart from the onetime bank building it had called home since 1971. The $22-million structure, which was to have opened this weekend, was designed by Antoine Predock, whose architectural credits include the new ballpark under construction in San Diego. On a clear day, visitors can see Mt. Rainier across the Thea Foss Waterway.
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September 6, 2007 |
Former Rep. Jennifer Dunn, who became the most powerful Republican woman in Washington state history during six terms representing Seattle's east-side suburbs in Congress, died in her Virginia apartment Wednesday after developing a blood clot, her family said in a statement. She was 66. Dunn, a favorite of both Bush White Houses, was Washington state's ranking Republican in Congress when she retired in 2004.
July 21, 2002
Kansas City, Mo.: Built in 1914, Union Station lost much of its passenger train service, then its commercial tenants, then closed altogether in the late 1980s. After years of fizzled redevelopment efforts, a public-private partnership launched a revival effort with the Kansas City Museum's Science City as a centerpiece. Since the reopening in 1999, results have been mixed.
September 9, 2007 |
DeSean Jackson is spectacular from scrimmage and on special teams. If only he could play defensive back, California might not have to worry so much. The junior wide receiver scored on a 73-yard reverse and 10th-ranked Cal held off scrappy Colorado State, 34-28, on Saturday at Fort Collins, Colo.
January 3, 2003 |
Gary Myers in the New York Daily News: "Bill Parcells knows how to walk away. He just can't stay away. And then he walks away again. "The meter is running on how long Parcells and Jerry Jones can handle each other in Dallas. These two huge egos, used to doing things their own way, will find a middle ground to make this work for the next few years before they get sick of each other. Then Jones will pay him to leave, just as he did with Jimmy Johnson. "But why couldn't Parcells stay away?
March 4, 2005 |
The temptation is great for a team in need to call on its best player to bounce back from injury and give it a lift. The need for a lift is just as great for the player, who is doing everything possible to get back on the court. But Coach Kathy Olivier said don't expect forward Noelle Quinn -- UCLA's best player before being sidelined because of a knee injury Jan. 16 -- to play this weekend in the Pacific 10 Conference tournament in San Jose.
October 29, 1989 |
Paul Justin completed 33 of 47 passes for a school-record 534 yards and four touchdowns and Ron Fair had a school and conference-record 19 catches for 277 yards and three touchdowns as Arizona State upset No. 23 Washington State, 44-39, in a Pacific 10 game Saturday night at Tempe, Ariz. The winning touchdown for the Sun Devils came on a two-yard run by Kelvin Fisher with 1:02 left in the game.
April 26, 1993
Thumbnail sketches of first-round selections in the 1993 NFL draft with team, player, college, projected position, height, weight and comments by the Associated Press. 1. New England Drew Bledsoe Wash. State QB 6-5 233 A junior who is considered to have the strongest arm in the draft. Despite starting only 28 games, he is second-leading passer in Washington State history. 2.
November 20, 1989 |
When maverick Seattle skyscraper developer Martin Selig fell behind on his light bill last winter, his competitors figured that he might be in trouble. And when nearly $1 million in mortgage checks on five of his buildings bounced this summer, they were pretty well convinced. But by mid-October, Selig was back in the black, although he was no longer literally on top of this city's hot commercial real estate market.