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BUSINESS
December 4, 1997
Susan Scheimann has been named president and chief executive of CaliforniaMart, the apparel and accessory showroom center in Los Angeles. Scheimann has been acting president since former CEO Maurice "Corky" Newman resigned in September. Scheimann joined CaliforniaMart in 1994 as executive director of marketing and was appointed vice president in 1996. The facility, the nation's largest apparel mart, is owned by Equitable Life Assurance Society.
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NEWS
September 5, 1993 | IRIS YOKOI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Blue jeans company Levi Strauss has announced that it will move its Southern California office out of the California Mart building in the garment district to downtown Long Beach. Just as 400 other California Mart tenants are considering a move to Santa Monica, Levi Strauss signed a 10-year lease to occupy part of the 20th floor of the Landmark Square office building at 111 W. Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach.
NEWS
January 15, 1999 | MICHAEL QUINTANILLA, TIMES FASHION WRITER
Summer's heat may be five months away, but starting today the temps will fashionably sizzle at the California Mart, the world's largest fashion-industry hub. And the buzz is all about femme fun. Think pink. Slip into gauze. Girlfriend, revisit the '50s. Buyers from across the country--and around the world--will invade CalMart to shop the latest trends for the coming summer season of sand and surf.
BUSINESS
December 21, 2000 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Judah Hertz, owner of the California Mart and several other major downtown Los Angeles properties, lost a bid Wednesday for a Nevada gaming license as a result of alleged ties to reputed mobsters involved in drug dealing and prostitution. Hertz "obviously is unsuitable for licensure with the state of Nevada and has no business here," said state Gaming Commission Chairman Brian Sandoval as the commission voted 4 to 0 against Hertz's application. Hertz denies any wrongdoing.
NEWS
July 22, 2011 | By Daniela Hernandez, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog
Nothing's ever as simple as we'd like it to be. A case in point: Policies that simply increase access to supermarkets may not get  people to choose an apple over ice cream , a recent study reported . Changing people's eating habits is difficult, in other words.  One reason is money.   Healthful foods such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and dairy, can often be pricey.  For the cost of a couple of peaches, a person can get a full meal on the dollar menu at a fast-food outlet.
NEWS
August 3, 1999 | BOOTH MOORE
The third time was a charm for L.A. designer William Beranek, who was named Designer of the Year by CaliforniaMart Monday. The Argentine transplant's William B. line had been nominated for the award twice previously. Jenisa Washington was chosen Emerging Designer of the Year for Sold Apparel, her line of lightweight leather tube dresses, camisole tops and skirts in solids, metallics and snakeskin prints. A force on the L.A.
BUSINESS
September 19, 1997 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
CaliforniaMart President Maurice "Corky" Newman, who helped rebuild the tenant base at the Los Angeles apparel showroom center, said Thursday that he is leaving the post to become chairman and chief operating officer of Sirena Apparel Group, a South El Monte-based swimwear producer. The move is effective Sept. 29. Susan Scheimann, vice president of marketing and leasing at CaliforniaMart, has been named acting president.
REAL ESTATE
March 16, 1986
A $1.2-million parking-facility expansion has been completed at the California Mart, at 9th and Main streets in downtown Los Angeles. Gruen Associates designed the 202-car addition to the existing 850-car structure and coordinated construction with HCB Contractors.
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