June 2, 2011 |
A Redondo Beach man who invented the cold treatment gel Zicam was arrested on federal charges of illegally marketing another drug during a 2005 worldwide bird flu scare. Charles B. Hensley was arrested on charges that he sold the drug Vira 38 as a "prevention and treatment" of influenza and bird flu without Food and Drug Administration approval, said Assistant U.S. Atty. Pio Kim. Hensley was taken into custody at his home on Wednesday and held overnight at the Metropolitan Detention Center.
June 12, 2000
Friday's Top Gainers *--* Chief executive Company Friday's change Lawrence J. Ellison Oracle +$207,055,589 Charles B. Wang Computer Assoc Intl +92,228,035 Scott G. McNealy Sun Microsystems +67,897,638 George Perlegos Atmel +44,698,608 Robert Glaser RealNetworks +38,557,020 Chief executive Total value Lawrence J. Ellison $54,787,294,603 Charles B. Wang 1,280,341,654 Scott G.
March 16, 1999 |
Former New York Mayor David N. Dinkins and two congressmen were among 14 people arrested as they protested last month's fatal police shooting of an unarmed West African immigrant. Reps. Charles B. Rangel and Gregory Meeks, both Democrats, as well as the Rev. Al Sharpton, were part of those arrested at police headquarters and charged with criminal trespass. Police fired 41 shots at Amadou Diallo on Feb. 4, hitting him 19 times.
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June 2, 1997
Della M. Harris, of Oxnard, died Thursday in a local hospital. She was 60. Harris was born July 18, 1936, in Santa Paula, and attended school there. The lifelong Ventura County resident was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Charles B. Harris, and her mother, Socoro Blanco of Oxnard. Arrangements are under the direction of James A. Reardon Mortuary, Oxnard.
January 29, 1987
Pepperdine University has dedicated the $10.5-million Charles B. Thornton Administrative Center, the first major construction project of the school's $100-million "Wave of Excellence" fund-raising campaign. The four-story building, named for the late founder of Litton Industries, will house more than 300 administrators and staff members from all four of Pepperdine's divisions--academic, business, student and university affairs.
September 11, 2008 |
The head of the House tax-writing committee admitted that he owes about $5,000 to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to report income. Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), 78, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, insisted he had made innocent errors of omission, not acts of deliberate deception or greed. The errors, he said, would be corrected in amended filings to the IRS and Congress.
November 12, 1985
Veteran Oak Communications President Charles B. Radloff has resigned "to pursue other business interests," the company said Monday. Rancho Bernardo-based Oak Industries, parent of Oak Communications, has been trying to sell its communications subsidiary for several months as part of a reorganization and scaling back of operations. Radloff could not be reached for comment. Replacing Radloff is John P. Donohue, who since 1982 has been vice president of manufacturing for Oak Communications.
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December 12, 2001 |
A retired FBI agent with 30 years of experience investigating organized crime is the new cop on the City Hall ethics beat. Charles B. Walker has been appointed executive director of the new San Diego Ethics Commission, which was created this year after a city councilwoman pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor campaign violations and was forced to resign. Walker, who earns $90,000 at his new post, reports to a seven-member commission.
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July 23, 2013 |
The California State University Board of Trustees on Tuesday set compensation for six campus presidents; none received raises after a public outcry over executive pay. Presidents Willie J. Hagan at Dominguez Hills will receive $295,000; Eduardo M. Ochoa at Monterey Bay, $270,315; Joseph F. Sheley at Stanislaus, $270,000; Joseph I. Castro at Fresno, $299,000; William A. Covino at Los Angeles, $299,000; and Donald J. Para, interim president at...