CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1990 |
There is a sad, desperate quality to the woman who calls herself Angelyne, like a clown still performing long after the circus has closed. I say this despite the playful manner in which she displays herself as a Hollywood sex kitten with a Betty Boop cant, flouncing down the street in a zebra-striped mini-dress with a decolletage that borders on burlesque. She becomes a caricature, rather than a real person, as tenuous as the murals and billboards she buys all over town to create her own fame.
June 6, 2011 |
For some people, no amount of sunscreen feels like enough protection from harmful ultraviolet rays. So when they're ready to hit the shore, they can slip into a long-sleeved, thigh-length Sarasota ZnO Beach cover-up ($68) and matching full-length ZnO Beach drawstring pants ($54) from Coolibar, a Minneapolis-based maker of "sun protective clothes. " Or, if they actually want to go in the water, Sun Precautions of Seattle offers a high-neck, long-sleeved swim top ($98.95) and waist-to-ankle "water legs" ($82.95)
March 2, 2003 |
Finally released after spending half of his life in prison, and still he had to wait. So Christopher Boyce hung around the prison parking lot, rubbernecking, taking in the fresh air around Sheridan, Ore., unsure what to make of freedom. A half hour went by before the big Suburban at last came lumbering up the driveway, carrying his father, a former FBI agent, and his mother, once a Catholic nun.
March 22, 2013 |
British footwear brand L.K. Bennett , maker of the Duchess of Cambridge's favorite nude patent leather platform pumps since the time she was known as Kate Middleton, has opened up its first store in Los Angeles, at the Beverly Center. Besides royal favorite the “Sledge” ($345), the store stocks plenty of other styles, including the “Zela” ($295) patent leather wedge with an espadrille-like rope sole, the zebra print “Capri” ($475) gladiator sandal as well as clothing, bags and belts.
March 10, 2002 |
At a dirt airstrip in rural Tanzania, a desert camouflaged cargo plane from the United Arab Emirates air force taxis up to pallets stacked with large coolers full of game meat, the harvest of a successful hunting season.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1999 |
Zebra Technologies of Camarillo, which manufactures bar code and plastic card products, has expanded its partnership with Miles Technologies of Barrington, Ill., to include the company's Eltron Card Printer Products. Miles Technologies, a value-added reseller of Zebra products, already has a strong industrial customer base in the automatic identification/data collection market, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 1999 |
Zebra Technologies in Camarillo has been chosen to manufacture digital driver's licenses and various identification cards for the state of Arkansas. Zebra was selected by Viisage Technology of Littleton, Mass., which is the system integrator for the project. The estimated value of the contract is in excess of $1.4 million over five years. The project calls for the installation of 178 of Zebra's Eltron-brand printers and related products in July and August.
August 16, 1989 |
In Paris, women clutch flirtatious little Chanel bags, so small they hold next to nothing. In New York, they take the opposite tack, lugging mega-tote bags that bend their backs into Quasimodo crouches, so they can keep their subway reading, gym clothes and other such sundries close at hand. But in Los Angeles, women breeze around town carrying nothing except a set of keys. That's because the quintessential California purse comes with four wheels and a trunk.