WASHINGTON — Speaking on the floor of the Georgia state Senate last week, Michelle Au implored her colleagues to “stand up” to the hatred aimed at Asian Americans that’s increased during the pandemic. A day later, a gunman shook the Atlanta area by killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent.
Many years ago, I was the principal engineer for a steel mill operation. I was on a first-name basis with plant management. Upper corporate management decided we could sell more product if we added a new chemical finishing process. In addition to being the resident engineer, I was assigned to supervise the chemistry experiment. We were not told how many questions were unanswered. The system was poorly designed, crude and unsophisticated. Frankly, I do not think the proponents realized how little they knew. As mills go, we were small, about 240 employees, but our output was measured in tens of thousands of tons per year. Our furnaces used half the natural gas in the county.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gonzaga continued to roll behind a career-high 30 points and 13 rebounds from Drew Timme as the top-seeded Bulldogs beat No. 8 seed Oklahoma 87-71 on Monday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Bobby Kaupu, the Cal Ripken Jr. of BIIF umpiring, died on Sunday, five days after turning 101.
AUSTIN, Texas — Angel Baker made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 29.1 seconds left, and No. 13 Wright State beat No. 4 Arkansas 66-62 on Monday in the biggest upset so far in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament.
LOS ANGELES — Elgin Baylor changed the very direction of basketball when he joined the NBA and brought his vertical feats of athletic brilliance to a largely horizontal game.
Makua, haumana and kumu took to the streets Monday making public their call for the removal or resignation of Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino Po‘okumu Makala Pa‘akaula.
BERLIN — Germany extended its lockdown measures by another month and imposed several new restrictions, including largely shutting down public life over Easter, in an effort to drive down the rate of coronavirus infections.
Doctor up rotisserie or cooked chicken for this 10-minute dinner. And there’s very little preparation time with the help of the supermarket. Shredded lettuce, frozen chopped onion, minced garlic and a bottle of salsa verde cuts the prep time to only a few minutes.