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August 17, 2001 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James P. Kelly, who led United Parcel Service Inc. through one of its darkest trials and then spearheaded some of its greatest achievements, Thursday announced his retirement as chairman and chief executive of the giant delivery company, effective in January. Kelly, 58, will be succeeded by Michael L. Eskew, UPS' vice chairman and executive vice president. Eskew, 52, was considered Kelly's likely heir after he was named to his current posts a year ago.
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January 9, 2013 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
President Obama wasn't joking when he said he was a Beyoncé fan. The diva will, again, help the commander-in-chief ring in his second term in office when she performs the national anthem at Obama's second inauguration on January 21. Beyoncé will be joined by Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor, who will also perform patriotic songs during the event, according to USA Today .  Clarkson will deliver "My Country, 'Tis of Thee," which was...
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BUSINESS
March 26, 2000 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's been more than two years since United Parcel Service Inc.--and the nation's economy for that matter--were badly disrupted by a 15-day Teamsters strike. UPS Chairman James Kelly still dislikes talking about the walkout, but admits the strike was a turning point for the giant shipper. "It was a wake-up call," Kelly said, recalling how the strike sparked enormous frustration among thousands of companies--especially small businesses--that rely on Atlanta-based UPS to move their goods.
BUSINESS
August 17, 2001 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James P. Kelly, who led United Parcel Service Inc. through one of its darkest trials and then spearheaded some of its greatest achievements, Thursday announced his retirement as chairman and chief executive of the giant delivery company, effective in January. Kelly, 58, will be succeeded by Michael L. Eskew, UPS' vice chairman and executive vice president. Eskew, 52, was considered Kelly's likely heir after he was named to his current posts a year ago.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1990
James E. Kelly, a longtime obstetrician and gynecologist in the San Fernando Valley, has died in Canoga Park. He was 73. Kelly, who delivered thousands of babies during his career, opened an office in North Hollywood in 1950. A few years later, he moved his office to Van Nuys and opened another one in Los Angeles. A Sherman Oaks resident, he died Thursday of complications of Alzheimer's disease, said his wife, Marion. Born Aug. 8, 1916, in Milwaukee, Kelly came to California when he was 14.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 9, 2013 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
President Obama wasn't joking when he said he was a Beyoncé fan. The diva will, again, help the commander-in-chief ring in his second term in office when she performs the national anthem at Obama's second inauguration on January 21. Beyoncé will be joined by Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor, who will also perform patriotic songs during the event, according to USA Today .  Clarkson will deliver "My Country, 'Tis of Thee," which was...
BUSINESS
February 23, 1987
La Verne-based Synthane Taylor Corp., a unit of Alco Industries, named Guy N. Jolliff president and CEO, replacing James M. Kelly, who becomes chairman.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 24, 1993
The USA cable network is making a TV movie that it describes as "a fictional account of the alleged romantic relationship" between Marilyn Monroe and Robert F. Kennedy. "Marilyn & Bobby: Her Final Affair" will star Melody Anderson and James Kelly in the title roles and will debut Aug. 4, the 31st anniversary of Monroe's death.
BUSINESS
May 25, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
UPS Chairman to Retire at End of Year: Kent C. "Oz" Nelson, 58, the company's chairman and chief executive since 1989, joined UPS in 1959. A company statement said that under Nelson's leadership, UPS had broadened its service options and underwent a multibillion-dollar technology transformation. The company said James Kelly, 53, current executive vice president and chief operating officer, will be nominated as chairman at the November board meeting.
BUSINESS
March 26, 2000 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's been more than two years since United Parcel Service Inc.--and the nation's economy for that matter--were badly disrupted by a 15-day Teamsters strike. UPS Chairman James Kelly still dislikes talking about the walkout, but admits the strike was a turning point for the giant shipper. "It was a wake-up call," Kelly said, recalling how the strike sparked enormous frustration among thousands of companies--especially small businesses--that rely on Atlanta-based UPS to move their goods.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1990
James E. Kelly, a longtime obstetrician and gynecologist in the San Fernando Valley, has died in Canoga Park. He was 73. Kelly, who delivered thousands of babies during his career, opened an office in North Hollywood in 1950. A few years later, he moved his office to Van Nuys and opened another one in Los Angeles. A Sherman Oaks resident, he died Thursday of complications of Alzheimer's disease, said his wife, Marion. Born Aug. 8, 1916, in Milwaukee, Kelly came to California when he was 14.
NEWS
January 4, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Boston city councilor whose stances have angered black and gay leaders was voted council president, making him the city's second-ranking official. Since being elected a councilor in 1984, James Kelly opposed affirmative action and voted against the extension of city benefits to homosexuals' partners. In earlier years, he opposed court-ordered busing to racially integrate schools and forced integration of public housing. Seven of the council's 13 members voted for Kelly.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 23, 1989
Stage Seven Dance Theater will premiere another work by Paul Koverman, "The Cycle," to be paired with the reconstructed "The Mist Leaves No Scar" at its spring concert starting Friday. "The Mist" is a haiku-inspired dance choreographed in 1978 by Three's Company's Jean Isaacs. James Kelly's "Fronteras," with decor by muralist Mario Acevedo Torero and a dramatic cross-cultural theme, will close the program. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the City College Theatre.
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