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April 4, 1999 | CONNIE KOENENN
Before you head out the door this morning, take another look at the clock. Did you remember to set it forward one hour last night? If not, you're late. Daylight saving time started at 2 a.m. today, stealing an hour from our lives that won't be returned until October. Thanks to this annual rite of spring, people all over town are showing up late today for everything from Easter sunrise services to brunch at Hugo's.
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April 4, 1999 | CONNIE KOENENN
Before you head out the door this morning, take another look at the clock. Did you remember to set it forward one hour last night? If not, you're late. Daylight saving time started at 2 a.m. today, stealing an hour from our lives that won't be returned until October. Thanks to this annual rite of spring, people all over town are showing up late today for everything from Easter sunrise services to brunch at Hugo's.
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BUSINESS
April 2, 1991 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A management group has purchased the major assets of Emerson Technologies L.P., a developer of so-called multimedia computers, for an undisclosed price, the company said Monday. Chris Daly, president of Emerson Technologies in Newport Beach, said that his new company, Veritel Systems Inc., has acquired the Emerson Technologies assets for less than $10 million.
BUSINESS
April 2, 1991 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A management group has purchased the major assets of Emerson Technologies L.P., a developer of so-called multimedia computers, for an undisclosed price, the company said Monday. Chris Daly, president of Emerson Technologies in Newport Beach, said that his new company, Veritel Systems Inc., has acquired the Emerson Technologies assets for less than $10 million.
BUSINESS
February 1, 1991 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are television-like moving images and compact-disc-quality sound worth on a personal computer? About $1,800, Chris Daly hopes. He is president of Emerson Technologies in Newport Beach and is betting that consumers will pay that much for a so-called multimedia computer with futuristic features that can turn it into a home entertainment system or interactive educational tool.
BUSINESS
March 9, 1991 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former executive at Emerson Technologies L.P. is suing the company for wrongful termination, alleging that he was fired for opposing the company's failure to follow government procedures for testing its computers for radio-wave emissions. William Gilliland, former vice president of business development at Emerson, is seeking to recover lost wages and $1.5 million for emotional distress caused by his firing, according to a suit filed this week in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana.
NEWS
May 26, 1989 | PHILIP HAGER, Times Staff Writer
In another victory for employers, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that its landmark December decision substantially limiting damages workers can win for wrongful firing applies to what may be thousands of lawsuits that were pending at the time. The justices, by a 4-3 vote, rejected contentions by plaintiffs' lawyers that the milestone ruling represented such an abrupt change in the law that it should apply only in future cases. The Dec. 29 decision, issued by an identical 4-3 vote in the case of Foley vs. Interactive Data Corp.
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September 6, 1992 | JONATHAN YENKIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
You probably have never heard of Bruce DuMont, but he was a celebrity in his Chicago neighborhood back in 1952 when he was 8 years old. His family owned a television set. The picture was a bit fuzzy, and all in black and white. But it was "the hottest thing" around, and DuMont recalls that people came from all over for a look-see. DuMont is head of the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago now and literally part of television history.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1992 | From Associated Press
You probably have never heard of Bruce DuMont, but he was a celebrity in his Chicago neighborhood back in 1952 when he was 8 years old. His family owned a television set. The picture was a bit fuzzy, and all in black and white. But it was "the hottest thing" around, and DuMont recalls that people came from all over for a look-see. DuMont is head of the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago now, and literally part of television history.
BUSINESS
February 1, 1991 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are television-like moving images and compact-disc-quality sound worth on a personal computer? About $1,800, Chris Daly hopes. He is president of Emerson Technologies in Newport Beach and is betting that consumers will pay that much for a so-called multimedia computer with futuristic features that can turn it into a home entertainment system or interactive educational tool.
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