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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.
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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.
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July 4, 2000
George Wilke has joined Dentalxchange.com in Irvine as vice president of its e-commerce division. Before joining the company, Wilke was president of Septodont Inc., Novocol Pharmaceuticals of Canada Inc., and Confi-Dental Products Co. He has also held positions with Bristol-Myers/Squibb and Syntex Laboratories. * Michael Schlesinger has joined the board of HomeAid Orange County. He is director of community development for Taylor Woodrow Homes Inc. and has been a HomeAid volunteer for 10 years.
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October 6, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For Orange County's wealthiest people, especially those who profited from the real estate boom of the 1980s, events of the '90s are not necessarily fortuitous. When Forbes magazine on Monday released its list of the 400 richest people in America, some Orange County residents were conspicuous by their absences. Declining real estate values bumped two well-known millionaires off the list, for which the cutoff point is $265 million. Gone are local developer William Lyon, 70, who ranked No.
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