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BUSINESS
March 6, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s 75-year-old chief executive, said the company's board had selected an executive to eventually succeed him. The board chose from three internal candidates at the Omaha-based insurance and investment company, Buffett wrote in his annual letter released Saturday. He didn't identify them or discuss the timing of succession.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 2006 | Richard Winton and Sharon Bernstein, Times Staff Writers
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who blamed jail unrest over the weekend partly on staffing shortages, has failed to significantly boost his deputy ranks although the Board of Supervisors last year allocated nearly $70 million to hire new officers and ease jail overcrowding. He faced a third night of racially motivated unrest at the North County Correctional Facility as deputies used tear gas Monday to break up a fight involving 80 inmates that left one man injured.
BUSINESS
December 14, 2005 | From Associated Press
Internet search provider Google Inc. announced it would expand the workforce at its European headquarters by 600, or 75%, over the next two to three years. The company's Dublin, Ireland, office, established in 2003, supports its European, Middle Eastern and African activities and is Google's largest base outside the United States. The Mountain View, Calif.
WORLD
October 7, 2005 | From Reuters
Al Qaeda has put job advertisements on the Internet asking supporters for help putting together its Web statements and video montages, an Arabic newspaper reported. The London-based Asharq al Awsat said on its website this week that the terrorist network had "vacant positions" for video production and for editing statements, footage and international media coverage about militant activities worldwide.
BUSINESS
September 9, 2005 | From Associated Press
Google Inc. has hired Internet pioneer Vinton Cerf to float more ideas and develop products, adding another weapon to the online search engine leader's rapidly growing arsenal of intellect. Cerf's defection from MCI Inc., announced Thursday, represents the latest coup for Mountain View, Calif.-based Google, which has been amassing more brainpower as its payroll has nearly quadrupled to 4,200 workers during the last two years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2005 | Jessica Garrison, Times Staff Writer
Mayor-elect Antonio Villaraigosa convened the first meeting of his enormous transition team Tuesday morning, exhorting the group to find and recruit people to fulfill his agenda. "The work is going to be in identifying the talent," he said over soggy danish and bagels at the California Science Center in Exposition Park.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 29, 2005 | Christopher Reynolds
What color is your parachute? What influences from antiquity might the stitching reveal? And how might California's wealthiest museum help the masses understand the cultural forces at work behind the evolution of the parachute? Anyone who can answer these questions in forceful tones with clear diction should be advised that the Getty Museum's director search has reached a broader phase. Last week, job listings for the position ran in newspapers including the Wall Street Journal and The Times.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 2005 | Jessica Garrison, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Mayor-elect Antonio Villaraigosa announced Thursday that he had appointed a transition team of 81 business, artistic, religious and civic leaders to serve as a "recruitment army" to build his administration. Villaraigosa said the team, which will be led by former Assembly speaker and mayoral candidate Bob Hertzberg, would "leave no stone unturned" to find the best candidates and urge them to apply.
BUSINESS
May 25, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Boeing Co.'s board of directors, which ousted Chief Executive Harry C. Stonecipher in March, will consider candidates for the CEO job with no experience in the aerospace industry, Chairman Lewis Platt said Tuesday.
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