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December 20, 1999 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the BBC Symphony Orchestra wanted a new leader steeped in traditional English music but also versed in more popular and contemporary works, it handed the baton to American conductor Leonard Slatkin. In need of private funding, Oxford University's Lincoln College searched for someone who could approach alumni unaccustomed to being asked for donations. It hired veteran American fund-raiser Alice Gosling.
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December 20, 1999 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the BBC Symphony Orchestra wanted a new leader steeped in traditional English music but also versed in more popular and contemporary works, it handed the baton to American conductor Leonard Slatkin. In need of private funding, Oxford University's Lincoln College searched for someone who could approach alumni unaccustomed to being asked for donations. It hired veteran American fund-raiser Alice Gosling.
BUSINESS
September 22, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The gigantic office building, its 800-foot, 50-story exterior clad in stainless steel and topped by a shining pyramid, gleams in the sunlight, a monumental new London landmark towering over the satellite buildings around it. This is Canary Wharf, centerpiece of the London Docklands redevelopment along the lower Thames River. It is Europe's largest urban renewal project.
BUSINESS
September 22, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The gigantic office building, its 800-foot, 50-story exterior clad in stainless steel and topped by a shining pyramid, gleams in the sunlight, a monumental new London landmark towering over the satellite buildings around it. This is Canary Wharf, centerpiece of the London Docklands redevelopment along the lower Thames River. It is Europe's largest urban renewal project.
BUSINESS
May 25, 1988 | From Reuters
For more than 250 years, the Rowntree candies company has taken care of the people of York. Now, with Swiss food giant Nestle SA bidding $3.9 billion (2.1 billion pounds) to take over Rowntree PLC, the people of York say it is their turn to help the company. Britons are nostalgic about Rowntree products--its "Don't forget the fruit gums, Mum" was one of the most famous British advertising slogans. Several generations got Kit Kat candy bars or Smarties candies as rewards for being good children.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1994 | TRACY WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When James Rogan was a boy, Father Eleuterio Ramos was the parish priest he and his parents knelt before, took communion from, confessed to and prayed with at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Placentia. Rogan became an altar boy at age 10 and worked in the church rectory. But every time Rogan, now 29, thinks of the parish priest of his childhood, his stomach knots and an anger boils inside.
BUSINESS
May 25, 1988 | From Reuters
For more than 250 years, the Rowntree candies company has taken care of the people of York. Now, with Swiss food giant Nestle SA bidding $3.9 billion (2.1 billion pounds) to take over Rowntree PLC, the people of York say it is their turn to help the company. Britons are nostalgic about Rowntree products--its "Don't forget the fruit gums, Mum" was one of the most famous British advertising slogans. Several generations got Kit Kat candy bars or Smarties candies as rewards for being good children.
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