October 14, 1986
TRW, a leading automotive, electronics and defense manufacturer, reported that its third-quarter earnings totaled $40.5 million, compared to a net loss of $110.3 million in the same quarter last year. The improved earnings, equivalent to $1.33 a share, came despite slightly lower sales and were largely due to a strong performance in its information systems and European passenger car component businesses, the company said. For the three months ended Sept.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1990 |
After hearing protests from local residents, the City Council on Tuesday night postponed a decision on two developers' request to build the first major shopping center in the East Anaheim Hills. The proposed 44-acre shopping center would be built northwest of the intersection of Weir Canyon Road and the Riverside Freeway, just south of the Santa Ana River.
January 21, 1987 |
SDNB Financial Corp., parent of San Diego National Bank, climbed into the competitive mortgage banking ring Tuesday by acquiring four subsidiaries of a firm co-owned by an SDNB director. SDNB agreed to buy four mortgage banking subsidiaries of Lenders Corp. in an exchange of common stock valued at about $3 million, the company said Tuesday. The four subsidiaries service about $90 million in loan volume; that figure is expected to reach $150 million by year's end, SDNB officials said.
January 7, 1992 |
The usually quiet home branch of Assured Thrift & Loan was busy Monday as a steady stream of depositors began collecting their money from the nation's first banking institution to fail this year. Federal regulators closed the small thrift and loan Friday evening, shortly after the expiration of a temporary court order that had blocked the seizure for more than two weeks. More than 2,000 account holders with $51.
August 26, 1988 |
A bill that would establish a $1-million pilot program in Los Angeles County to test a high-tech system for tracking stolen cars has triggered an intense lobbying fight between law enforcement agencies pushing for passage and critics who say the measure is a special-interest proposal. The bill by Sen. Ed Davis (R-Valencia) sailed through the Senate on a 33-0 vote in June.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 2002 |
California has fewer drunk driving deaths per miles driven than all but a few states in the nation and has posted one of the biggest drops in the fatality rate in the last 20 years, according to a federal study released Wednesday. Between 1982 and 2001, the rate of drunk driving deaths in California dropped 70%, from 165 fatalities per 1 million miles driven to 50 deaths, according to a new study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.