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October 27, 2004 | Kenneth R. Weiss, Times Staff Writer
He has given more money to conservation causes in California than anyone else. His gifts have helped protect 1,179 square miles of mountain and desert landscapes, an area the size of Yosemite National Park. His donations to wilderness education programs have made it possible for 437,000 inner-city schoolchildren to visit the mountains, the desert or the beach -- often for the first time.
December 12, 1992 | BLAINE HALLEY
The Palmdale City Council has decided to make its meetings more user friendly by moving the public comments segment from the end of the sessions to the beginning. The meetings also will start at 7 p.m., instead of 7:30. The council's regular meetings are held once a month, and typically have lengthy agendas that delay the public testimony on non-agenda issues to as late as midnight.
November 14, 2002 | From Bloomberg News and Associated Press
WorldCom Inc.'s former controller, David Myers, and ex-accounting chief, Buford Yates Jr., have reached a tentative settlement of civil fraud charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lawyers for Myers, Yates and the SEC told a federal judge that they had reached a tentative settlement of the civil case. Most of the terms weren't made public, though the parties said a hearing may be held at a later date to determine how much Myers and Yates should pay in fines and other damages.
May 2, 1992 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART
The Palmdale City Council this week appointed city Planning Commission member Teri Jones to fill a council vacancy created in the municipal election last month. Jones, owner of a real estate office and past president of the city's major homeowner group, will fill the remaining two years in the term of Jim Ledford, a councilman who was elected mayor April 14. The council voted 4 to 0 to appoint Jones, effective May 14.
November 22, 1991 | MARTIN HENDERSON
Unseeded Coronado High School disregarded the seedings and played the kind of water polo that has earned it the past three 3-A San Diego Section titles. The Islanders (26-4) upset top-seeded Poway, 6-2, to reach the finals Saturday. Coronado faces Monte Vista at the Jewish Community Center at 5:30 p.m. in the first game of a championship doubleheader. Poway (25-5) couldn't get the kind of quality shots it needed.
September 30, 2009 | Betty Hallock
A shake-up at Sona; asset sale planned Sona's "management company has exited the fine dining business resulting in a public sale of their assets," a representative of the West Hollywood restaurant says. All inventory, furniture, fixtures, equipment and other assets of Sona LLC will be sold, according to a notice of public sale. Meanwhile, Sona chef-partner David Myers has formed a new management company, David Myers Group LLC, including "a team of professionals currently involved with his restaurants," and plans to announce the opening of a new restaurant this fall.
February 2, 2005 | From Associated Press
Personal bankers for WorldCom Chief Executive Bernard J. Ebbers once threatened to sell his stock in the telecommunications company unless WorldCom itself put up $75 million to back his loans, a banker testified Tuesday. Jayne Hammond, who handled Ebbers' personal account at Bank of America, said the bank issued the threat after Ebbers could not meet a 2000 margin call -- a demand for money or new collateral to support the loans.
September 16, 2012 | By Roger Vincent
Australian shopping center giant Westfield, which owns some of the largest shopping centers in Southern California, will move its U.S. headquarters to Century City. Westfield US will rent 81,124 square feet in one of the Century Plaza Towers, the twin 44-story skyscrapers in the heart of Century City near the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza hotel, real estate brokerage CBRE Group Inc. said. Westfield will move in May from Brentwood, where it has had offices in Wells Fargo Center for a decade, according to real estate data provider CoStar.
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