CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 2000
Owners of the Fairmont Miramar, the city's only unionized hotel, signed a new contract with 240 workers Wednesday and increased their pay and benefits by 25% over five years, negotiators announced. The agreement ends five months of talks with the hotel's new owner, after five years of wrangling with the hotel's previous owner, Sheraton. Representatives for both the union and the hotel's new owner--Maritz, Wolff and Co.
June 6, 2000 |
The Westside Urban Forum will honor Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jackie Goldberg at its annual Westside Prize luncheon on June 15. The association of business, government and community leaders from the Westside of Los Angeles selected Goldberg to receive its Westside Prize for her role in the revitalization of Hollywood, which is in her district.
December 30, 1999
Timothy Clement has been appointed principal in charge of interior design at WWCOT, a Santa Monica-based architecture and interior design firm. Clement had been a principal at his own firm. * North Hollywood-based IPC Inc., a so-called hospitalist firm that works with physicians to manage patients' hospital care, has created a consulting division and has named Jay Arnold as the executive director in charge of the unit.
October 16, 2012 |
The Peninsula Beverly Hills and the Fairmont Miramar Hotel Santa Monica are the L.A. area hotels that made Orbitz's 2012 Best in Stay list of top places to stay worldwide. The online travel company culled 200,000 hotel reviews and polled some travel experts to create the list that ranks the best hotels in 75 destinations. Winners in the West include the Argonaut in San Francisco, the Bellagio in Las Vegas, the Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage and the Governor Hotel in Portland, Ore. The Four Seasons in Vail, Colo., was dubbed the best ski hotel, and Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, most romantic.
July 27, 2012 |
Every great room needs a great soundtrack. That's particularly true of the rooms created by night-life impresario, music lover and DJ Brent Bolthouse. If his newest beachside lounge, the Bungalow, could sing it would sound like 1960s superstar Donovan. Positioned on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Ocean Avenue, with gauzy views of the glimmering Pacific Ocean, the song it would sing would be "Sunshine Superman. " "There's such a great connection between music and the sea," says Bolthouse on a recent afternoon, standing on the Bungalow's expansive wooden deck, staring west.
May 5, 2003 |
An affiliate of Fujita Corp. USA has sold a three-story office building in El Segundo, one of the Japanese company's last U.S. holdings, to RREEF America, a German-owned commercial real estate investment advisor. The three-story, 200,000-square-foot property at 101 N. Sepulveda Blvd., primarily occupied by administrative offices of FedEx Corp., sold for $28.7 million. Fujita Corp., a century-old publicly traded construction company based in Tokyo, created a U.S.