CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 1991 |
In the first step of what promises to be a drawn-out effort, the co-owner of the Los Alamitos Race Course on Monday marched before the City Council and unveiled plans to bring a card casino to the horse racing facility. Lloyd Arnold, who along with Sacramento businessman Chris Bardis bought the track in 1989 from financially troubled Hollywood Park, wants to put a 24-hour gambling parlor on 15 acres next to the track.
January 13, 2009 |
Many parents slather Vicks VapoRub on their sniffling, coughing kids when they're sick -- because, by gosh, that's what their parents did to them. For children under the age of 2, the folksy remedy could be dangerous, researchers warned today.
June 17, 2005
Santa Monica-based Activision Inc. named former Procter & Gamble Co. executive Michael Griffith as chief executive of the game maker's publishing unit. Griffith's predecessor, Ron Doornink, was appointed chairman of the unit.
July 5, 2008 |
Pringles, Procter & Gamble Co.'s salty snack stacked in a tube, are not potato chips, a London judge ruled Friday in a tax dispute. Pringles don't fulfill the legal definition of "potato crisp," the British term for "chip," allowing them to be sold tax-free in Britain, Justice Nicholas Warren at the High Court in London ruled. Under the law, most food is exempt from Britain's 17.5% sales tax.
October 18, 2005 |
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. said Chief Executive Joseph Galli resigned "by mutual agreement" with the board, ending a tenure of more than four years marked by job cuts, plant closings and attempts to turn the consumer products maker around. Newell board member and former Procter & Gamble Co. executive Mark Ketchum was named interim CEO.