February 16, 1986
Work has started in Costa Mesa on a major expansion and renovation of Bullock's South Coast Plaza, the No. 1 volume store in the 22-store chain. Expected to be completed in the fall of 1987, the project will add 90,300 square feet to the 187,000-square-foot structure, which will be refurbished. The architect is Architects Pacifica, Newport Beach. Industry sources estimate the construction cost at $30 million. The store will remain open.
April 25, 1993 |
Thanks to a lobbying effort by officials of Rebuild L.A., the city and the Citicorp Plaza property manager, the Bullock's department store at the Seventh Marketplace will not be closing after all. Officials of R.H. Macy & Co. announced April 15 that they had reversed their March decision to close the Downtown store, one of eight Bullock's and I. Magnin stores in California that the company planned to close as it reorganizes under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
October 25, 2013 |
Clippers rookie Reggie Bullock said he tried to keep his cool and just play during his first professional basketball appearance Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz. But during the five minutes Bullock played, he didn't score. He didn't even take a shot. His stat line said one foul and one turnover. Of course Bullock had practiced only Monday and Tuesday because he had missed the rest of training camp recovering from an injured right knee. “I wouldn't say it was nerves,” Bullock said.
January 23, 1988
Federated Department Stores Inc. announced changes in top management positions at its Los Angeles-based Bullock's/Bullocks Wilshire department store division. James E. Gray, current president of Bullock's, has been named chairman and chief executive of Bullock's/Bullocks Wilshire. He succeeds Allen I. Questrom, who was appointed a vice chairman of Federated earlier this month. Frank Doroff, now executive vice president of Bullock's, will succeed Gray as president of Bullock's.
October 20, 1988 |
In a move that reunites a well-regarded retailing team, Terry J. Lundgren, former president of the Bullocks Wilshire specialty chain, has been named executive vice president of stores for Neiman Marcus. At the Dallas-based merchant, he will report to Allen Questrom, his former boss at Bullock's who in September became president and chief executive of Neiman's. Since leaving Bullocks Wilshire on May 1, Lundgren, 36, has examined several other opportunities.
October 4, 2013 |
Film critics are over the moon for "Gravity," director Alfonso Cuarón's orbital drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as a pair of astronauts stranded in space trying to find their way home. Since the movie's premiere at the Venice Film Festival in August, it has earned nearly universal praise for its immersive visuals and down-to-earth performances, and the latest round of reviews is no different as the film arrives in U.S. theaters on Friday. The Times' own Kenneth Turan writes , "'Gravity' is out of this world.
March 15, 1988 |
The pricey Bullock's and Bullocks Wilshire department store chains in Southern California, along with the tony I. Magnin high-fashion chain, could be sold to R. H. Macy & Co. even if Macy's loses the fight to take over Federated Department Stores. Federated announced Monday that it had granted Macy's an option to buy Bullock's and Bullocks Wilshire for a minimum of $800 million, and I. Magnin for at least $150 million.
April 22, 1988 |
R. H. Macy & Co. reportedly is reshuffling management at Bullock's and Bullocks Wilshire even though its $1.1-billion purchase of the well-known Southern California chains is still days from completion. According to an industry source, James E. Gray, 48, chairman of the 22 Bullock's department stores, and Terry Lundgren, 36, president of the seven-unit Bullocks Wilshire specialty store operation, are expected to leave their positions as part of an internal reorganization at Macy's.
April 28, 1988 |
The chairman of R. H. Macy & Co. sought Wednesday to soothe anxious employees at Bullock's downtown Los Angeles headquarters but nonetheless indicated that layoffs are in the offing after the companies merge. In afternoon meetings with buyers, Edward S. Finkelstein confirmed that merchandising for the 22-store chain will shift to Macy's Atlanta division beginning Aug. 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 8, 2001 |
Instead of jars of cold cream, there are trays of cold cuts. Display cases of perfume, rouge and lipstick have given way to shelves of pinto beans, ravioli and lettuce. And where special windows once showcased mannequins dressed in poodle skirts and pillbox hats, television monitors now beam images of shoppers squeezing melons.