CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1993 |
A $20,000 college scholarship fund in the name of a Blythe Street apartment owner killed by gang members last year has been created for residents of the gang-plagued neighborhood in Panorama City. The Don Aragon Scholarship Fund was created for high school graduates by a donation from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation last week.
April 27, 1993 |
Oxnard has failed to make a short list of locations being considered for a can-manufacturing plant by a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch Cos. "I'm afraid the city isn't close enough to our brewery in Van Nuys," says Mark Armstrong, a spokesman for Metal Container Corp., the Anheuser packaging unit.
March 23, 1993 |
Anheuser-Busch Cos. said Monday that it has agreed to buy a 17.7% interest in the Mexican brewer that makes the popular Corona beer, becoming the second U.S. brewer this year to make a strategic alliance in preparation for the huge market to be created by the North American Free Trade Agreement. St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch said it will pay $477 million for its minority stake in Grupo Modelo, Mexico's largest beer maker.
April 2, 1992 |
Anheuser-Busch Cos. and Tibidado said they signed an agreement to develop a $300-million theme park and resort complex near Barcelona, Spain. The project, to be located in the Tarragona Province of Spain in Vila-Seca and Salou, will be operated by Grand Peninsula, a joint venture company formed by Anheuser-Busch and Tibidado. Anheuser-Busch said it is contributing $73 million in land, engineering and design to the project, while Tibidado is making a $114-million investment.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1992 |
Anheuser-Busch poured thousands of gallons of water into Haskell Creek on Wednesday night in an attempt to flush away the last vestiges of a caustic solution that spilled from its Van Nuys brewery Monday, raising fears of damage to the Sepulveda Basin wildlife area.
September 20, 1991 |
Anheuser-Busch Cos. is launching a costly Southern California test-marketing campaign for its newest product, Michelob Golden Draft, a close imitation of archrival Miller Brewing Co.'s successful Miller Genuine Draft. The new brand may add to the proliferation of product introductions that has sliced the domestic beer market into ever thinner segments. Until this year, Anheuser had largely ignored the packaged draft category, leaving it to Miller, Coors and smaller competitors.