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April 13, 1998 | From Associated Press
Harry Hoiles, a co-owner of Freedom Communications Inc. and former co-publisher of the Orange County Register, has died. He was 82. Hoiles died Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo., after several years of declining health. The cause of his death was not disclosed. Hoiles published the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph from 1946 to 1975 and, with his brother, Clarence, was co-publisher of the Register from 1975 to 1979.
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BUSINESS
April 18, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The bitter family feud that has racked Freedom Newspapers Inc. for nearly a decade was aired again Tuesday as a three-judge appellate panel heard arguments in dissident heir Harry H. Hoiles' lawsuit to break up the company. Hoiles, 74, one of three descendants of Freedom Newspapers founder R.C. Hoiles, contends that two other branches of the family have illegally prevented him from selling his stock in the family-owned media firm at fair value. Freedom attorney Robert E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1991 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roy Sakioka, a self-effacing man who has made his fortune in farming and development, has never been one to seek publicity. But in recent years this 92-year-old Japanese immigrant, who lives in a modest Costa Mesa ranch house, has been unable to avoid the spotlight he has shunned for so long. Last year he donated $100,000 to the White Memorial Medical Center Foundation to show his appreciation of the Los Angeles hospital, which in 1988 implanted a pacemaker in his heart.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1990 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Majority owners of Freedom Newspapers Inc., worried that dissident shareholder Harry H. Hoiles might align himself with takeover specialist Robert M. Bass, have created a voting block to thwart unwanted suitors for their family operation. The majority shareholders, representing two branches of founder R. C.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1991 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Roy Sakioka, a self-effacing man who has made his fortune in farming and development, has never been one to seek publicity. But in recent years this 92-year-old Japanese immigrant, who lives in a modest Costa Mesa ranch house, has been unable to avoid the spotlight he has shunned for so long. Last year he donated $100,000 to the White Memorial Medical Center Foundation to show his appreciation of the Los Angeles hospital, which in 1988 implanted a pacemaker in his heart.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1987 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, Times Staff Writer
Dissident Freedom Newspapers heir Harry H. Hoiles, spurned nearly seven years ago in his bid for control of the $1-billion publishing chain, Tuesday lost his court battle to dissolve the company started by his father more than 50 years ago.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1990 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Majority owners of Freedom Newspapers Inc., worried that dissident shareholder Harry H. Hoiles may align himself with takeover specialist Robert M. Bass, have created a voting block to thwart unwanted suitors for their family operation. The majority shareholders, representing two families, hired New York merger lawyer Martin Lipton to devise an agreement that votes their shares as a block and essentially prohibits them from selling their stock to anyone but members of the two families.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1990 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state Supreme Court rejected an appeal Wednesday from dissident Freedom Newspapers Inc. shareholder Harry H. Hoiles, ending years of litigation against his siblings' families in an effort to break up the Irvine-based media concern that owns the Orange County Register. The high court's unanimous decision keeps intact lower court rulings against Hoiles, whose family owns one-third of Freedom's stock.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dissident heir Harry Hoiles' long-running effort to break up Freedom Newspapers Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, received a major setback Monday when an appeals court delivered a ringing affirmation of a lower court's earlier dismissal of his lawsuit. Harry Hoiles, one of three sons of Freedom Newspapers founder R.C.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1990 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state Supreme Court rejected an appeal Wednesday from dissident Freedom Newspapers Inc. shareholder Harry H. Hoiles, ending years of litigation against his siblings' families in an effort to break up the Irvine-based media concern that owns the Orange County Register. The high court's unanimous decision keeps intact lower court rulings against Hoiles, whose family owns one-third of Freedom's stock.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1990 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Majority owners of Freedom Newspapers Inc., worried that dissident shareholder Harry H. Hoiles might align himself with takeover specialist Robert M. Bass, have created a voting block to thwart unwanted suitors for their family operation. The majority shareholders, representing two branches of founder R. C.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1990 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Majority owners of Freedom Newspapers Inc., worried that dissident shareholder Harry H. Hoiles may align himself with takeover specialist Robert M. Bass, have created a voting block to thwart unwanted suitors for their family operation. The majority shareholders, representing two families, hired New York merger lawyer Martin Lipton to devise an agreement that votes their shares as a block and essentially prohibits them from selling their stock to anyone but members of the two families.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dissident heir Harry Hoiles' long-running effort to break up Freedom Newspapers Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, received a major setback Monday when an appeals court delivered a ringing affirmation of a lower court's earlier dismissal of his lawsuit. Harry Hoiles, one of three sons of Freedom Newspapers founder R.C.
BUSINESS
April 18, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The bitter family feud that has racked Freedom Newspapers Inc. for nearly a decade was aired again Tuesday as a three-judge appellate panel heard arguments in dissident heir Harry H. Hoiles' lawsuit to break up the company. Hoiles, 74, one of three descendants of Freedom Newspapers founder R.C. Hoiles, contends that two other branches of the family have illegally prevented him from selling his stock in the family-owned media firm at fair value. Freedom attorney Robert E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 1998 | From Associated Press
Harry Hoiles, a co-owner of Freedom Communications Inc. and former co-publisher of the Orange County Register, has died. He was 82. Hoiles died Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo., after several years of declining health. The cause of his death was not disclosed. Hoiles published the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph from 1946 to 1975 and, with his brother, Clarence, was co-publisher of the Register from 1975 to 1979.
BUSINESS
October 29, 1985
The Santa Ana-based publishing company, owner of the Orange County Register, 28 other daily newspapers and four television stations, has mailed questionnaires to shareholders of the closely held, family-run corporation to determine if they want to sell out to dissident Harry H. Hoiles for $108 a share, or $676 million for the two-thirds of the company that Hoiles does not already control.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1987 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, Times Staff Writer
Dissident Freedom Newspapers heir Harry H. Hoiles, spurned nearly seven years ago in his bid for control of the $1-billion publishing chain, Tuesday lost his court battle to dissolve the company started by his father more than 50 years ago.
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