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December 3, 1988 | United Press International
The Pacific Stock Exchange building, a 74-year-old art deco landmark in the heart of San Francisco's financial district, has been sold for $2 million to an investment group. The Empire Group, a San Francisco-based real estate firm, and two local investors, John Wright and William Dixon, said they had bought the building from the San Francisco Stock & Bond Exchange. The historic 20,000-square-foot building houses the Pacific Stock Exchange, the largest regional stock exchange west of Chicago.
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April 22, 2010 | Robert Faturechi and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Hemet and Los Angeles Residents in Hemet have long known that there is a skinhead element in their city. They said they have occasionally seen groups of tattooed young men with shaved heads in combat boots and fatigues protesting against illegal immigration. But authorities now are investigating something far more serious: whether white supremacists are behind a series of attacks on Police Department facilities in the Riverside County city. More than 150 law enforcement officials raided various sites in the area Tuesday, arresting 23 people.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 2010 | Robert Faturechi and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Hemet and Los Angeles Residents in Hemet have long known that there is a skinhead element in their city. They said they have occasionally seen groups of tattooed young men with shaved heads in combat boots and fatigues protesting against illegal immigration. But authorities now are investigating something far more serious: whether white supremacists are behind a series of attacks on Police Department facilities in the Riverside County city. More than 150 law enforcement officials raided various sites in the area Tuesday, arresting 23 people.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 14, 2008 | Susan King, Times Staff Writer
Writer-director Deborah Kampmeier was nearly run out of Park City, Utah, during last year's Sundance Film Festival after critics savaged her coming-of-age drama "Hounddog," in which a 12-year-old girl, played by Dakota Fanning, is raped by a much older boy. Even before the film's premiere, such conservative groups as the Christian Film & Television Commission and the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights strongly objected to the scene....
REAL ESTATE
December 8, 1985
Charles Kubes of Claremont has been elected 1986 president of the Upland-based Affiliated Cities Rental Owners Assn. Kubes and the other officers of the affiliate of the California Apartment Assn. and National Apartment Assn. were installed last week at the Red Lion Inn in Ontario. Bruce Zwissler of Rancho Cucamonga is the new president-elect; Willard Steward of Redlands is the new vice president; John MacKinnon of Glendora is the treasurer, and Harold Ketterman of Pomona is the secretary.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2003 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Undaunted by previous failed attempts, political leaders from the Inland Empire and Los Angeles announced a new coalition Wednesday to plan as a region for the growth of air traffic in Southern California. Officials agreed that Los Angeles International Airport alone cannot handle a predicted doubling of air passengers and quadrupling of air cargo in Southern California by 2030. The coalition is the latest attempt by Southern California leaders to solve the region's air capacity crunch.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 14, 2008 | Susan King, Times Staff Writer
Writer-director Deborah Kampmeier was nearly run out of Park City, Utah, during last year's Sundance Film Festival after critics savaged her coming-of-age drama "Hounddog," in which a 12-year-old girl, played by Dakota Fanning, is raped by a much older boy. Even before the film's premiere, such conservative groups as the Christian Film & Television Commission and the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights strongly objected to the scene....
BUSINESS
March 22, 1987 | C. A. WEDLAN
1-2-3 Messenger Service Inc., Los Angeles, said it was acquired by Weststar Empire Group Inc., Los Angeles. Terms were not disclosed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1997 | SANDRA CHEREB, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Far from the lights and glitter of this gambling city, garlic and onions reign supreme. Empire Farms, tucked amid the desert mountains that serve as gateway to the expansive desolation of Black Rock Desert, is an oasis of high-tech agriculture--where garlic, onions and carrots are cultivated to be sold as seed for crops grown elsewhere.
BUSINESS
January 16, 2004 | From Associated Press
Leo Kirch, the founder of the defunct German media empire Kirch Group, filed a lawsuit in New York against Liberty Media Corp. and Deutsche Bank charging that they were involved in a conspiracy to destroy his company. An amended complaint, filed Wednesday in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, charges that Liberty and its chairman, John Malone, and Deutsche Bank and its chairman, Rolf Breuer, conspired to undermine a deal Kirch was negotiating to bring his privately owned company public.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2003 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Undaunted by previous failed attempts, political leaders from the Inland Empire and Los Angeles announced a new coalition Wednesday to plan as a region for the growth of air traffic in Southern California. Officials agreed that Los Angeles International Airport alone cannot handle a predicted doubling of air passengers and quadrupling of air cargo in Southern California by 2030. The coalition is the latest attempt by Southern California leaders to solve the region's air capacity crunch.
BUSINESS
December 3, 1988 | United Press International
The Pacific Stock Exchange building, a 74-year-old art deco landmark in the heart of San Francisco's financial district, has been sold for $2 million to an investment group. The Empire Group, a San Francisco-based real estate firm, and two local investors, John Wright and William Dixon, said they had bought the building from the San Francisco Stock & Bond Exchange. The historic 20,000-square-foot building houses the Pacific Stock Exchange, the largest regional stock exchange west of Chicago.
REAL ESTATE
December 8, 1985
Charles Kubes of Claremont has been elected 1986 president of the Upland-based Affiliated Cities Rental Owners Assn. Kubes and the other officers of the affiliate of the California Apartment Assn. and National Apartment Assn. were installed last week at the Red Lion Inn in Ontario. Bruce Zwissler of Rancho Cucamonga is the new president-elect; Willard Steward of Redlands is the new vice president; John MacKinnon of Glendora is the treasurer, and Harold Ketterman of Pomona is the secretary.
BUSINESS
March 14, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Trading in EConnect Inc. was halted for two weeks by the Securities and Exchange Commission, citing questions about the accuracy of the company's news releases. The Los Angeles company, which owns Internet auction sites, soared from 45 cents this year to last week's high of $21.88 Friday to $10 on trading of 18.9 million shares. The SEC is looking into EConnect's claims to have a license with hand-held computer maker Palm Inc. and an alliance with Empire Financial Group Inc.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 7, 2002 | RANDY LEWIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As long as the road from adolescence to adulthood involves pain, disappointment and anger, there will be a place for a no-frills punk band that taps those emotions as powerfully as Face to Face does.
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