March 23, 2009 |
Authorities in Hot Springs are searching for an employee suspected of shooting and killing two of his supervisors in the hotel kitchen while guests ate dinner in a nearby room. The two were killed Saturday night at the Homestead luxury resort in the Allegheny Mountains near the West Virginia state line, Bath County Sheriff Larry Norfleet said. No one else was injured, and hotel spokeswoman Carol Stratford said no guests witnessed the shooting. She said she didn't think guests heard the shots because a band was playing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 1994
Hundreds of tourism workers, community activists and union organizers staged protests Downtown on Thursday to denounce what they call exploitative conditions at Los Angeles-area hotels and restaurants. Directing actions was Local 11 of the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees Union, which is engaged in a high-profile campaign to organize area tourism workers, mostly immigrants from Mexico and Central America.
February 18, 1993 |
If the waiter at the Hyatt Regency Irvine botched your order Wednesday and the parking attendant fumbled for the keys to your car, it might have been because they were just filling in. As part of a chainwide program, managers took over employees' jobs at the hotel, while subordinates tried out the executive suites. The idea of "In Touch Day" is to give supervisors the employees' view of the business of running a busy hotel.
September 7, 2004 |
The coffeepot must be cleaned. The ironing board has to be collapsed. And the iron -- well, that means another trip to the sink to dump out water. Most onerous is the Heavenly Bed, an elaborately luxurious concoction of sheets, pillows and down blankets that is a trademark of Westin Hotels. The housekeepers have a joke: The Heavenly Bed can be hell to make.
June 7, 2005 |
Getting locked up wasn't supposed to be part of this Cinderella story. Russell Crowe was arrested early Monday morning when he allegedly threw a telephone at an employee of the New York hotel where he was staying, police said. Led from the scene handcuffed and wearing a promotional jacket for his new film, "Cinderella Man," the actor was booked on second-degree assault charges and arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court. A publicist denies that Crowe assaulted anyone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 2000 |
When Vic Vishon began attending the Fitzgerald Senior Day Support Center six months ago, his eyes immediately locked on 82-year-old Lucille Stouffer. "I was hooked, and what a hook," he said of his new sweetheart. "She changed my whole life. What a wonderful day it was." On Tuesday afternoon, the 83-year-old Thousand Oaks resident said he had even more to be thankful for.