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November 11, 1988
Brian Powers, the first American to be named managing director of conglomerate Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., will resign and leave Hong Kong at year-end because his wife is ill. Simon Keswick, a descendant of the founding families and still chairman, said Power's wife, Paula, had recurring health problems and had been advised to return to the United States.
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BUSINESS
November 11, 1988
Brian Powers, the first American to be named managing director of conglomerate Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., will resign and leave Hong Kong at year-end because his wife is ill. Simon Keswick, a descendant of the founding families and still chairman, said Power's wife, Paula, had recurring health problems and had been advised to return to the United States.
BUSINESS
April 12, 1988 | Associated Press
In Hong Kong's cut-throat business world, the highest acknowledgment of success is to be recognized as the taipan --the Big Boss. Later this year, a transplanted New Yorker, 38-year-old Brian M. Powers, will assume the title--the first American to do so--only two years after arriving in Hong Kong as an executive with Jardine Matheson, the venerable trading company whose history is intertwined with that of this British colony. When the Massapequa, N.Y.
BUSINESS
April 12, 1988 | Associated Press
In Hong Kong's cut-throat business world, the highest acknowledgment of success is to be recognized as the taipan --the Big Boss. Later this year, a transplanted New Yorker, 38-year-old Brian M. Powers, will assume the title--the first American to do so--only two years after arriving in Hong Kong as an executive with Jardine Matheson, the venerable trading company whose history is intertwined with that of this British colony. When the Massapequa, N.Y.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 1995
"Nice kids" turn down their radio when asked ("2 Charged in Youths' Beating May Avoid Prison," July 1). "Nice kids" do not severely injure one man's shoulder and another young man's penis because of their request. (Attorney) Mitchell Robinson, I can understand your defending one of the youths for the above violence, but don't call him a nice kid. By giving Nam Le Pham and Derek Stewart a light sentence, the court is mocking the uncalled-for violence and severe injuries of Brian Powers and the other unidentified young man. MARILYN BIGMAN Tarzana
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1999 | CAITLIN LIU
A Northridge man shot and critically injured his 21-year-old stepson Tuesday night, according to police. Shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday, Vernon Shelton, 54, allegedly shot Brian Powers of Reseda once in the upper body at Shelton's home in the 18700 block of Nordhoff Street, said Det. Mike Oppelt of the Los Angeles Police Department's Devonshire Division. The men were involved in a dispute, the nature of which is under investigation, Oppelt said. An unidentified family member called 911.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 2009 | Christopher Goffard
Police are searching for two men who may have been involved in a fight in the right-field bleachers at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on opening day that led to the death of a Buena Park man. About 8:45 p.m. Monday, as crowds were leaving the stadium after the Angels' opening-day game against the Oakland Athletics, witnesses saw 27-year-old Brian Powers fighting with another man near a stairwell in the right-field pavilion, according to the Anaheim Police Department.
SPORTS
May 16, 1992
Pitchers David Lesser, Adam Crecion and Ted Corcoran combined on a three-hitter Friday to lead host Chaminade High to a 3-2 upset of St. Bernard in Mission League play, ending Chaminade's losing streak at 21 games. The victory by Chaminade (4-22, 1-11 in league play) allowed league rivals Alemany and Notre Dame to reach the Southern Section 5-A Division playoffs, which begin next week. League champion Crespi also advanced.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 10, 2009 | Paloma Esquivel
Two men who were involved in a fatal fight at Angel Stadium on opening day have met with police and been interviewed, but no arrests have been made, authorities said Thursday. On Wednesday, police released photographs of the two men they believed were involved in the fight. Both voluntarily contacted police Wednesday evening and were interviewed the next day, said Sgt. Rick Martinez of the Anaheim Police Department. They have not been identified because they have not been arrested.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 1995 | PAUL LEVIKOW, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Two San Diego college students involved in a savage attack on two San Fernando Valley teen-agers last October were sentenced Friday to a year in jail, following an emotional plea from the victims' families for the maximum punishment and a remorseful request from the students for leniency. San Diego County Superior Court Judge Runston G.
NEWS
May 2, 1987 | RUTH RYON, Times Staff Writer
Grayhall, the Beverly Hills mansion that was home to screen stars Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and George Hamilton and was finally owned by one-time international financier Bernard (Bernie) Cornfeld, has been bought by a real estate developer just before a scheduled foreclosure sale, the buyer and his attorney said Friday. Steven M.
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