Jan 8

                
  • Russian oil titan auctioned off for taxes

    Russian oil titan auctioned off for taxes

    January 7, 2005

    NewsAnalysis HOUSTON — The most important subsidiary of the Russian oil company Yukos was auctioned off on Dec. 19 to a little-known company, BaikalFinansGroup, for failure to pay its tax bills. According to the New York...

    Read more
  • Jim Moore, press builder, dies at 100

    Jim Moore, press builder, dies at 100

    January 7, 2005

    BERKELEY, Calif. — Jim Moore wanted with all his heart to make it to his 100th birthday. Friends and family brought him cards and flowers Nov. 8 at Berkeley’s Alta Bates Hospital to help him celebrate...

    Read more
  • Mara Levi: smart rock n roll

    Mara Levi: smart rock n roll

    January 7, 2005

    Music Review “Just when you thought smart folk-pop was dead, here comes Mara Levi with her folkster sounds and powerful messages.” — Discovering Artists, Sept. 17 Mara Levi introduces a new category of rock and roll...

    Read more
  • Motorcycle Diaries wins N.Y. Film Critics award

    Motorcycle Diaries wins N.Y. Film Critics award

    January 7, 2005

    Film Awards ‘Motorcycle Diaries’ wins N.Y. Film Critics award Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles’ “Diarios de Motocicleta” (The Motorcycle Diaries), reflecting Cuban-Argentine guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara’s youthful road trip through South America, was awarded best foreign...

    Read more
  • A heritage of peacemaking and altruism

    A heritage of peacemaking and altruism

    January 7, 2005

    BOOK REVIEW If you would like to see an example of a communist society that dates back to the founding of this nation, “Shakerism: Its Meaning and Message” by Anna White and Leila S. Taylor is...

    Read more