June 22, 1997 |
A small beach cottage made a big splash in the Gold Nugget design competition at the 1997 Western Building Show, which ended Saturday at the Moscone Convention Center. The two-story 1,000-square-foot home--built in a factory and taken by trailer to its lot in Newport Beach--is the first manufactured house ever to win a Grand Award for design in the 34-year history of the Gold Nuggets, the oldest and biggest competition of its kind in the United States.
March 2, 2012 |
It's not easy "Being Flynn. " Not for Jonathan Flynn, the absentee alcoholic father played by Robert De Niro, nor the restless twentysomething son Nick, played by Paul Dano, the estranged pair at the heart of this darkly tangled family drama where resolution is hard to come by and satisfaction — for them or us — is not a guarantee. Both Flynns fancy themselves writers, De Niro's Jonathan forever pontificating about the masterpiece that's almost finished; Dano's Nick not sure his scribbled observations have any merit.
February 13, 2004 |
One day after Comcast Corp. ripped the cord on its unsolicited $51-billion bid for Walt Disney Co., Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts and top lieutenant Stephen B. Burke flew West to meet with Disney and Comcast investors and deliver a simple message: They'll walk away before they'll overpay. "What we're not going to do is go crazy to get this," said one person close to the Comcast camp, describing a key point they would make to investors.
July 2, 2000 |
A renovated home for abused children in Orange and a collection of luxury estates in San Diego were among 31 Southern California building projects honored at the 37th annual Gold Nugget awards ceremony, held Thursday at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference here. A nine-member panel of judges considered more than 600 entries for awards in 46 categories that honor achievement in architectural design and land-use planning for residential, commercial and industrial projects.