The Chow dynasty: its patriarch - Mr. Chow - is now as famous for being famous as he is for green prawns

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Michael Chow is internationally famous for his Mr. Chow restaurants which dominate social scenes in Los Angeles, New York and London. Chow has an even greater interest in interior design. Fashion designer Giorgio Armani helped launch his Chow's work with his designing the interiors of Armani boutiques in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Chow's latest project is his fourth restaurant in Los Angeles' Westwood section.

Author: Scovell, Nell
Biography, Restaurateurs, Interior designers, Chow, Michael

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Revisions bring improvements in ALTA-ACSM survey standards

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The American Land Title Assn (ALTA) and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) have revised their Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for Land Title Surveys. Improvements relate to surveyor certification, survey classes, and the kind of information a surveyor must obtain from a client. Descriptive names will replace classes of surveys. The text of the updated minimum standards is included.

Author: Feindt, Mary C.
Standards, American Land Title Association, Title companies, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping

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Flying finish: there is acrobatic beauty in the life of a dying lover

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A gay man describes a kind of alienation that comes between a healthy person and an HIV-positive-turned-AIDS partner when the change comes. Reflecting on the relationship while at a circus leads to the insight that as acrobats move past each other in beauty, so can the living and the dying lovers.

Author: Hayes, Bill
Psychological aspects, Social aspects, Column, Terminally ill persons, Terminally ill, Death, AIDS (Disease)

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