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December 26, 2011
Gary Cooper was often cast as cowboys, such as in 1940's "The Westerner" and in his Oscar-winning turn in 1952's High Noon," or as stoic, earnest protagonists, such as a World War I hero in 1941's "Sergeant York. " But in real life, he was an erudite sophisticate who had an innate sense of style. The new book "Gary Cooper: Enduring Style" features stunning photographs of Cooper from the mid-1920s through 1960 in everything from fashionable suits to only a zebra-skinned throw. The book includes a foreword by Ralph Lauren, who describes Coop as having an "ideal American look.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1990 | AL MARTINEZ
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1999 | BARBARA MURPHY
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 | BARBARA MURPHY
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.
NEWS
August 16, 1989 | ANNE BOGART
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.
MAGAZINE
March 2, 2003 | Richard A. Serrano is a Times staff writer. He last wrote for the magazine about U.S. government mistreatment of mothers of black servicemen killed in World War I.
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.
NEWS
September 3, 2001
Low-frequency radio waves can kill zebra mussels, which cause millions of dollars in damage by clogging water intake pipes at power plants and other installations, researchers reported Tuesday at an American Chemical Society meeting. Zebra mussels in an aquarium that were exposed to very low frequency electromagnetic waves--about 60 hertz, similar to what is emitted by a power outlet--died within 40 days, according to researchers from Purdue University-Calumet in Hammond, Ind.
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