April 3, 1997 |
Media General Inc. said it called off a $42-million deal to buy the Eureka Times-Standard newspaper from Garden State Newspapers Inc. "Our agreement in principle was based upon our understanding of certain projections and assumptions at that time," Media General Chairman Stewart Bryan said. "Upon detailed inspection, we found the original price to be unrealistic and declined to pursue the purchase on its original terms."
November 16, 1996 |
San Diego-based Chart House Enterprises Inc. said that Harry F. Roberts has resigned as president and chief executive and that the company has hired Alex. Brown & Sons Inc. to help it explore several financial proposals and "other strategic alternatives." Steven J. McGillin, currently senior vice president of operations, and William R. Kuntz Jr., chief financial officer, will assume Roberts' duties. . . . Western Resources Inc. and Kansas City Power & Light Co.
June 26, 1986 |
Times Mirror Co. said today that it has agreed to sell the Dallas Times Herald to newspaper publisher William Dean Singleton for $110 million in cash and notes. Singleton, 34, owns 21 newspapers in six states through two companies, Garden State Newspapers Inc. and Gloucester County Times Inc. The Times Herald will be his largest paper and he will move his operations to that city.
May 15, 1998 |
Times Mirror Co., publisher of the Los Angeles Times, said Thursday it formed an advertising alliance with MediaNews Group's Los Angeles-area newspapers and made a minority investment in the MediaNews affiliate that oversees those and other papers. Closely held MediaNews and its affiliate, Garden State Newspapers Inc., are run by William Dean Singleton of Denver. He and Times Mirror declined to specify the terms or amount of the investment.
December 4, 1997 |
The Los Angeles Newspaper Guild has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the owners of the Long Beach Press-Telegram of failing to honor the newspaper's union contract. The union also accuses Knight-Ridder Inc., which is selling the newspaper to Denver media magnate William Dean Singleton, and Press-Telegram Publications of trying to raid the employees' pension plan. The lawsuit, filed late Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, doesn't name Singleton or Garden State Newspapers Inc.