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January 5, 1996
Effective Monday, Jan. 8, 1996, the home-delivered price of The Times Ventura County Edition will change from $4.04 to $4.14 per week for daily and Sunday service. The new rate for daily-only home delivery will be $3.60 per week, and $2.00 for Sunday-only service. These rates will affect all subscribers. The increase is due to rising costs at The Times, particularly for newsprint, which has risen by more than 75% in the last two years. Applicable California sales taxes are included in the above rates.
May 8, 2012
Re "Slashing choices to cut drug costs," Column, May 4 David Lazarus misleadingly describes the role of the pharmacy benefit manager, or PBM, in determining which dispensing channel - home delivery or retail - patients use. PBMs help create a robust, cost-effective pharmacy benefit. Plan sponsors lower costs by increasing generic drug utilization and patient adherence to prescribed drug therapy, and by offering a lower-cost dispensing option through home delivery.
November 2, 1993 | BRUCE HOROVITZ
Big Mac is boning up for a home delivery attack. So are Kentucky Fried Chicken, Subway and El Pollo Loco. As fast as you can phone or fax your request, these familiar fast-food names are starting to deliver--to the home or the office. Pizza parlors that long reigned as kings of home delivery are suddenly competing with the big names in burgers and chicken. For now, most of the big chains are watching closely while their franchisees experiment with delivery.
February 26, 1989 | From United Press International
Barbara Bush had a news flash aboard Air Force One en route to China from Japan: Millie, her Springer spaniel, is expecting puppies between March 15 and March 20. "I'm a nervous wreck," she told reporters Saturday. She said she plans to take Millie to the veterinarian next week to discuss "home delivery" in the White House. "You know where she sleeps," she added with some trepidation. (Millie sleeps in the same bed with the Bushes.
January 9, 1995
Effective today, the home-delivered price of The Times will change to $4.04 per week for daily and Sunday service. The new rate for daily-only home delivery will be $3.48 per week, and $1.80 per week for Sunday-only service. These rates will affect all subscribers. Applicable California sales taxes are included in the above rates. Also today, the single-copy price for Monday-Saturday issues of The Times will change to 50 cents.
September 6, 2005 | From Associated Press
Habitat for Humanity is laying the groundwork for its largest construction project yet, a blitz build of thousands of homes along the Gulf Coast for people left homeless by Hurricane Katrina. Operation Home Delivery is expected to start later this month in Jackson, Miss., where volunteers will assemble housing frames and put them on trucks bound for Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, the organization said.
October 15, 2013 | By Emily Keeler
Imagine the book you need to ace the exam showing up at your door, care of your friendly neighborhood drone. A textbook rental company is trying to mimic the instantaneous speed of e-book delivery for printed books by utilizing civil drones in Sydney, Australia. Zookal, a service that rents textbooks to university students, has partnered with Flirtey, an outfit specializing in unmanned aerial vehicles, to aerially deliver print books to customers within minutes after an order is placed.
October 25, 2003 | Elizabeth Douglass, Times Staff Writer
The supermarket and transit strikes are giving online grocers a boost. They know it can't last, but they're not complaining. "We're seeing a huge pickup," said Dan Frahm, president of, which delivers for Stater Bros. Markets. The simultaneous strikes are a "double whammy," he said, and for a lot of people in the Los Angeles area, "home delivery makes sense." Frahm said WhyRunOut's business has jumped more than 30% since Oct. 11, when workers at Safeway Inc.'
October 22, 1999 | LIZ PULLIAM
Things to do this weekend with your money: Simplifying your life can save you time and cash, not to mention your sanity. Some streamlining tips, such as paying for home delivery, may seem to cost more initially; balance the extra fees against the value of your time to determine what makes sense for you. If you're unsure of the value of your time, check out some of the "real wage calculators" on the Internet, such as the one at
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