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August 20, 1991 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A new developer has been found for a shopping complex viewed as key to the commercial revival of an area of North Hollywood, a Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency official said Monday. Hughes Investments, a Newport Beach-based developer, is on the verge of acquiring the rights to build the long-awaited complex at Vineland Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard, which is to have a Ralphs supermarket as its anchor, said Jerry Belcher, CRA project chief in North Hollywood.
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November 11, 1993 | TED JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Beaming down to a TV near you: 150 channels with scores of movies and sporting events, CD-quality sound and a laser disc-like picture. * The service, called DirecTv, will transmit programming directly from satellites to 18-inch dishes mounted on rooftops or window sills. That might not sound very impressive in a year in which media titans have promised to spend billions to bring us 500 channels of home shopping, televised college classes, video phone calling and more.
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NEWS
September 6, 1990
William Silent Hughes, former president of the independent investment banking firm Wagenseller & Durst Inc., has died. He was 84. Hughes died Sunday at his San Marino home of degenerative heart disease and complications of old age. He was a governor of the New York Stock Exchange from 1966 to 1969 and a governor of the Pacific Stock Exchange from 1978 to 1984. Hughes also was a governor of the National Assn. of Security Dealers, a governor of the Investment Bankers Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 20, 1991 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A new developer has been found for a shopping complex viewed as key to the commercial revival of an area of North Hollywood, a Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency official said Monday. Hughes Investments, a Newport Beach-based developer, is on the verge of acquiring the rights to build the long-awaited complex at Vineland Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard, which is to have a Ralphs supermarket as its anchor, said Jerry Belcher, CRA project chief in North Hollywood.
NEWS
November 11, 1993 | TED JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Beaming down to a TV near you: 150 channels with scores of movies and sporting events, CD-quality sound and a laser disc-like picture. * The service, called DirecTv, will transmit programming directly from satellites to 18-inch dishes mounted on rooftops or window sills. That might not sound very impressive in a year in which media titans have promised to spend billions to bring us 500 channels of home shopping, televised college classes, video phone calling and more.
NEWS
July 12, 1990
The Downey City Council on Tuesday voted to help Hughes Investments and Watkins Commercial Properties develop a 172,000-square-foot shopping center on the southeast corner of Lakewood and Firestone boulevards. Hughes Investments is negotiating to buy the seven parcels on which the center would be built. The city Redevelopment Agency is planning to buy two of the parcels, which would be resold to Hughes, possibly at a discount, said Ken Farfsing, assistant city manager. Officials of St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1985
Buena Vista Size: 350 acres of marshland ranging in depth from a few inches to 6 feet. Ownership: Most of the lagoon is part of an ecological reserve owned by the state. A small area east of Interstate 5 is privately owned, including 27 acres owned by Hughes Investments. Planned developments: Hughes Investments plans to build a shopping center and commercial building in the northeast area of the lagoon. Agua Hedionda Size: 388 acres of mud flats and deep water.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1987
The promoters of a controversial plan to replace the Big Tee golf course and driving range with a shopping center and condominiums withdrew their proposal Monday, a few hours before a City Council public hearing on the matter. The proposal, strongly opposed by some neighbors and golfers, drew a standing-room-only crowd to the council chambers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 1990 | DAVID F. BURKE
The Planning Commission has approved construction of an eight-screen movie theater and two restaurants on Beach Boulevard south of Imperial Highway. Also included in the plan are several retail stores, bringing the total development to nearly 140,000 square feet, said John C. Penz of Hughes Investments, which is working with Chevron Land Development Co. on the project. One restaurant will be of the "sit-down" variety, and the other will be a 3,500-square-foot drive-through restaurant, Penz said.
NEWS
September 6, 1990
William Silent Hughes, former president of the independent investment banking firm Wagenseller & Durst Inc., has died. He was 84. Hughes died Sunday at his San Marino home of degenerative heart disease and complications of old age. He was a governor of the New York Stock Exchange from 1966 to 1969 and a governor of the Pacific Stock Exchange from 1978 to 1984. Hughes also was a governor of the National Assn. of Security Dealers, a governor of the Investment Bankers Assn.
REAL ESTATE
October 6, 1985
Stanley J. Dorst, president and chief executive officer of Grosvenor Development Co. in San Francisco, has been named chairman of the board, and William W. Hughes Jr. of Hughes Investments in Newport Beach, has been elected president of California Business Properties Assn. Other officers include Malcolm R. Riley, who heads a Los Angeles firm bearing his name, vice president; William J.
BUSINESS
October 17, 1987 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times Staff Writer
A Newport Beach developer has taken the first step toward transforming an aging sleeper, La Habra Fashion Square, into a no-frills shopping center. Hughes Investments has agreed to buy 14.4 acres of the 37-acre mall site. That includes everything at the 19-year-old retail center except its anchors, Bullock's and Buffums. In its place, Hughes hopes to build a $45 million center with high-volume, discount retailers.
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