March 14, 1985
Czechoslovak authorities arrested 48 members of the country's human rights movement, Charter 77, after breaking up a clandestine film show in a Prague apartment, emigre sources said in Vienna. Thirty-seven of the people were released after questioning, but 11 remained in prison, the sources said.
August 4, 1985 |
Ending a four-year legal battle that pitched father against son in a scenario reminiscent of the fight for Ewing Oil on television's "Dallas," Orange County Superior Court Judge Richard Luesebrink has ordered that Buena Park-based McAuley Oil Co.
February 26, 2012
Editor's Note: The British Empire once spanned the globe so that, as a proud boast went, the sun never set upon it. So what happened? Economic scholar Kwasi Kwarteng sets out to explain the empire's dissolution - and its legacy today - in "Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World" (PublicAffairs: 467 pp., $29.99). Though born in London and educated at Cambridge, Kwarteng has felt the influence of that empire through his parents, immigrants from what was once one of those former colonies, Ghana.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1997
Re "Presbyterian Church Dissolved," Jan. 4. The article about the dissolution of First Presbyterian Church of Van Nuys, by the respected John Dart, contained serious omissions. This is particularly painful to members of this 85-year-old congregation, as it omitted virtually anything about the fine work of this church over the years. I felt as if the eight years I have been pastor here--during which members have knocked themselves out to have a welcoming, inclusive and creative ministry to our area--ended up in some journalistic Bermuda Triangle.
December 6, 2000 |
Edison International said Tuesday that its Edison Mission Energy Global Management Inc. unit in Irvine has scheduled a special shareholder meeting for Dec. 15 to vote on a plan of dissolution and liquidation. Upon shareholder approval, holders of the 1,200 shares of preferred stock will receive an additional liquidation premium of $3,875 a share and accrued dividends to and including Dec. 20.
August 27, 1992 |
The leaders of the Czech and Slovak republics agreed late Wednesday to dissolve the Czechoslovak federation on Jan. 1. The announcement was made after eight hours of talks between Czech Prime Minister Vaclav Klaus and his Slovak counterpart, Vladimir Meciar, in the south-central city of Brno. "On January 1, there will be two republics, two states," said Meciar. "I am sure we shall be able to form better relations with Slovakia than we have now," said Klaus.