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June 22, 2000
By buying the Canadian-American conglomerate Seagram, which includes Universal Studios, the French company Vivendi completes its transformation from a water utility and construction business to a global powerhouse in communication and entertainment. Its stated goal is to deliver movies, music and information over computers, new-generation cell phones-cum-communicators and cable.
June 18, 2002 |
Shawn Estes and Mike Piazza hit Roger Clemens all right Saturday--with longballs instead of beanballs. But after learning that ESPN baseball analyst Rob Dibble questioned Estes' toughness and called him a "clown" on Baseball Tonight, the Mets struck back. "He was the most unprofessional player to ever play, or one of them," Met Manager Bobby Valentine told the New York Daily News. "When he hit people it was because they hit a home run off him, not protection for his teammates."
June 3, 2002 |
Playing a conservative and steady game while playing partner Bob Burns, Rich Beem and others bounced up and down a crowded leaderboard, Bob Estes won the Kemper Insurance Open on Sunday at Potomac, Md. Estes' round of 17 pars and one birdie for a 11-under total of 273 gave him his fourth PGA Tour victory in a tournament where difficult conditions made the course play like a major. "It was a U.S.
April 29, 1998 |
Shawn Estes went back to last year's pitching form, and once he did, it didn't take long to get similar results. Rediscovering the mechanics that made him a 19-game winner last season, Estes got his first victory Tuesday as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 2-1. Estes (1-4) retired 15 consecutive batters after giving up Tony Womack's single to start the game. He gave up two hits in 6 1/3 innings with six strikeouts as San Francisco won its season-high fourth consecutive game.
November 29, 1989 |
Billie Sol Estes, a confidant of Lyndon B. Johnson convicted in a multimillion-dollar fertilizer swindle in the 1960s, has been indicted with five other people on charges of stealing trade secrets. Estes, 64, was freed on $10,000 bail Tuesday with three other defendants. The six were charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. They were accused of plotting to steal and duplicate trade secrets owned by Loadcraft, a manufacturer of container cargo trailers.
October 15, 2001 |
Bob Estes has always been known as the kind of player who plods his way around, careful not to take too many chances. He took a big one Sunday with his ball stuck in a desert bush, and came up a winner. Estes kept his hopes alive by hitting a driver out of a bush for a miracle par on No. 6, then played nearly perfect golf the rest of the way in shooting a nine-under-par 63 to win the Invensys at Las Vegas Classic.
November 7, 2003 |
Randy Estes, an All-American defensive back and coveted recruit, was suspended by Los Alamitos High administrators Thursday and did not play in a 28-3 victory over Anaheim Esperanza in a Sunset League game Thursday night at Veterans Stadium in Long Beach. The 6-foot-2, 192-pound senior is a hard-hitting free safety listed as high as the No. 2 overall recruit in the nation by one scouting service.
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April 27, 1986
- In 1971, Jack Rosenberg, formerly a car salesman from Philadelphia, goes through a divorce and emerges in San Francisco with a new name, Werner Erhard, and a new idea, a human potential movement called est. The name stands for Erhard Seminars Training, a mix of Zen, Scientology and Erhard's own ideas for motivation and self-improvement. In the 1970s, Erhard's programs catch on.
February 12, 1991 |
The founder of est, the multimillion-dollar self-awareness movement, is selling off his empire and probably going fishing, a spokesman said. Werner Erhard is selling the assets of his company to a group of employees, spokesman Bill Barnes said Monday. Terms were not disclosed. The holdings include real estate in California and New York, computers, furniture and an 18-year licensing agreement.
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May 28, 1988 |
Est founder Werner Erhard sued C. Christopher Cox on Friday, charging that Cox libeled him in a mailer seeking to tie his controversial self-improvement theories to Erhard's brother, Nathan Rosenberg, who is Cox's rival in a Republican congressional primary. In papers filed in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana, Erhard seeks $15 million in damages because the mailer and Cox campaign workers who telephoned voters allegedly referred to est as a "cult."