March 15, 1994 |
Judge Denies Marciano Injunction Bid: U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima has denied a request by former Guess Inc. Chairman Georges Marciano for an injunction on the sale of some Guess clothing pending a trial on trademark infringement claims. Marciano has sued his former firm and two brothers, to whom he relinquished control of Guess, claiming they are selling clothing under a trademark that is owned by his company, Georges Marciano Inc.
May 26, 1985
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court for a hearing on its request for an injunction to prevent the City of Los Angeles from using the police battering ram. The ACLU filed suit against the city in February after the armored vehicle was used to smash into a Pacoima home suspected of being a "rock house," a fortified drug-dealing center. The suit was transferred to federal court, but U.S. District Judge A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1994
The ex-director of finance of an Agoura Hills oil company Monday was sentenced to 33 months in prison for embezzling nearly $2.4 million from the firm. U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima in Los Angeles ordered Marvin Jay Caukin, 46, of Palos Verdes to repay the entire amount and fined him $25,000. The USA Petroleum Corp. executive pleaded guilty in June to four counts of wire fraud, Assistant U.S. Atty. Dorothy Shubin said.