January 28, 1997 |
The corporate headquarters of Armor All Products Inc. will be closed this spring and most of the headquarters staff laid off as its new owner, Clorox Co., ends the car care company's 25-year history in Orange County. Employees of the company, founded in Irvine in 1972, were told Monday morning that as many as 80 of them will be laid off beginning March 31 when Clorox begins moving the company's operations to its Oakland headquarters.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1995
Memorial Day will be observed Monday. These closures and schedule changes will be in effect: * City, county, state and federal offices: closed. * County, state and federal courthouses: closed. * City and county libraries: closed. * Banks, savings and loans: closed. * Schools: no classes Monday. School offices, including those at colleges and universities, will be closed. * Mail: No delivery Monday. All post offices will be closed.
December 9, 1992 |
Centex Cutbacks: Centex Homes has closed its San Clemente office and consolidated it with a Riverside office, citing slow sales and expectations of more of the same in 1993. Two of a dozen employees were laid off, with the rest transferred to other Centex offices in Southern California. The company, a division of Texas-based Centex Corp., has been building on the 1,800-acre Forster Ranch for three years. Centex acquired the huge property in 1988.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1995
Saturday is Veterans Day. Observance of the holiday will affect the following facilities and services: * Most city, county, state and federal offices will be closed today. City offices in Brea, Fullerton, Laguna Hills, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach and Westminster will be open. Villa Park and Garden Grove city offices will be closed Monday only. * All county, state and federal courthouses will be closed today. * City and county libraries will be closed Saturday.
August 6, 1997 |
The Orange County Performing Arts Center recently reported a banner fund-raising year, and the Philharmonic Society of Orange County finished its season with a surplus of $1.9 million. But while these organizations are thriving, at least a dozen other music and dance groups have dropped off the county map during the past 10 years (see related story, F2).
May 3, 1992 |
Vince Brown was angry. He didn't think Friday's game between his Tustin baseball team and Saddleback should have been postponed. Not with the Sea View League championship on the line. Not when the threat of violence seemed so slim. Friday morning, the Santa Ana Unified School District recommended that its schools postpone most extracurricular activities. With the riots in Los Angeles raging only 30 miles away, the school district wasn't taking chances.