November 21, 1985 |
The Senate today approved a long-delayed agreement providing for nuclear technology cooperation between the United States and China. The voice vote approval came without audible dissent. A resolution approving the agreement is still pending in the House, but the accord will take effect Dec. 11 nonetheless, since it could have been blocked only if the House and Senate both voted against it.
August 12, 1986
Former UCLA star Irv Eatman, the All-USFL offensive tackle of the Baltimore Stars, has reached agreement on a contract with the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs.
March 14, 1985 |
A man who changed his name to Coke-Is-It because his old one was frequently mispronounced has reached an agreement with the Coca-Cola Co., which holds a trademark on the advertising slogan, the company said today. Frederick Koch, 54, of West Brattleboro, Vt., changed his name legally to Coke-Is-It in November, saying he was tired of hearing people pronounce his name as "Kotch" or "Cook." Coca-Cola filed an appeal in Windham (Vt.
June 11, 1987
County plans for commercial development of Bonelli Regional Park is prohibited under a 1971 agreement that created the park's joint-powers authority, an advisory commission has said. According to the agreement, the park is to be used as a regional recreational facility oriented toward major aquatic sports, camping, picnicking, riding, archery and golf, according to members of the Frank G. Bonelli Regional County Park and Recreation Area Authority Commission.
September 27, 1994
Tekelec, a Calabasas-based supplier of communication diagnostic and switching systems, said AT & T Network Systems, a unit of the AT & T Corp., has agreed to distribute Tekelec telephone-switching equipment. Under the agreement, AT & T will distribute Tekelec's Eagle signal transfer point products--switches that help set up telephone calls, verify calling card numbers and route 800 number calls, among other functions. Financial terms of the agreement were not released.
October 14, 1997 |
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo has signed an agreement with Lamborghini USA that gives Granatelli exclusive use of the Lamborghini name and logo on all its petroleum-based products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Granatelli officials said the addition of the Lamborghini name to its line of products has generated widespread interest, particularly in the European, Russian and U.S. markets. Granatelli develops and manufactures petroleum-based motor vehicle performance
February 2, 2001 |
Laid-off hourly workers at Amazon.com Inc.'s Seattle customer service center will now be able to receive extra severance benefits without signing an agreement prohibiting them from bad-mouthing the company. The company had earlier told the laid-off workers they would each receive an extra six weeks' pay and $500 in cash if they signed an agreement that included a promise not to make derogatory comments about the company.