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January 13, 1992 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Executives at Applied Materials, the Santa Clara-based producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, didn't really appreciate the value of keeping tabs on their market in Japan until they were tipped that Japanese competitors were about to make industry-shaking equipment changes. "We didn't believe it," said company spokesman Tom Hayes, recalling the 1983 tip from Applied's Japan-based subsidiary. "There's been a 'we-invent-it-first' syndrome in America.
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March 20, 2005 | Susan Salter Reynolds
Chasing Matisse A Year in France Living My Dream James Morgan Free Press: 288 pp., $25 Isn't it fabulous, one sneers, trapped in the ides of March, rabbit-eyed before tax season. Following his dream to live in France, how simply fabulous for James Morgan. Maybe the "Chasing Matisse" author could join Peter Mayle and Frances Mayes and all those other happy expatriates on the travel shelf. But wait. There's another message in the best of these books: Check the path you're on. Check it frequently.
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May 12, 1994 | PSYCHE PASCUAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A despondent Whittier man who had been virtually jobless for two years gunned down his family and then killed himself in a blood bath that erupted midway through a 911 call his brother had made in an attempt to prevent the man's suicide, authorities said Wednesday. Thomas G.
NEWS
July 22, 1999 | CHARLES SOLOMON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Journalist, magazine editor and car buff James Morgan scored his dream assignment: Roam the United States talking to Americans about their fascination with cars and driving--and do it in a brand-new Porsche Boxster roadster. Morgan's thesis is straightforward: "What you're about to read is a love story. Like all love stories, it sometimes makes no sense. The affair is between us and our automobiles.
BOOKS
March 20, 2005 | Susan Salter Reynolds
Chasing Matisse A Year in France Living My Dream James Morgan Free Press: 288 pp., $25 Isn't it fabulous, one sneers, trapped in the ides of March, rabbit-eyed before tax season. Following his dream to live in France, how simply fabulous for James Morgan. Maybe the "Chasing Matisse" author could join Peter Mayle and Frances Mayes and all those other happy expatriates on the travel shelf. But wait. There's another message in the best of these books: Check the path you're on. Check it frequently.
NEWS
July 22, 1999 | CHARLES SOLOMON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Journalist, magazine editor and car buff James Morgan scored his dream assignment: Roam the United States talking to Americans about their fascination with cars and driving--and do it in a brand-new Porsche Boxster roadster. Morgan's thesis is straightforward: "What you're about to read is a love story. Like all love stories, it sometimes makes no sense. The affair is between us and our automobiles.
NEWS
June 15, 2008 | David Sharp, Associated Press
Most of the time there's a dull ache in Dale Anderson's legs. Those are the good days. On other days, the throbbing pain in his legs and feet makes it difficult to walk more than short distances, and even then he sometimes stumbles as if he's drunk. There's neuropathy in his hands as well. They don't hurt, but they're so numb he can't feel anything. Recently, Anderson's daughter saw he was bleeding from a gash on his hand. He hadn't even noticed. Five years after one of the worst mass arsenic poisoning in the nation's history, Anderson and several other victims still carry lingering emotional and physical maladies.
BUSINESS
September 18, 1997
James Morgan, the president and chief executive of Philip Morris USA, who said cigarettes are no more addictive than candy, will retire on Nov. 1. Philip Morris, the world's top cigarette maker, said Morgan, 55, had been considering the move for months.
BUSINESS
May 1, 2003 | From Reuters
Applied Materials Inc., the biggest maker of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, said it had named Intel Corp. veteran Michael Splinter as president and chief executive, laying to rest concerns over James Morgan's successor. Morgan will remain chairman of the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company. Splinter also succeeds Dan Maydan as president, who will be president emeritus and remain a member of the board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1994 | PSYCHE PASCUAL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A despondent Whittier man who had been virtually jobless for two years gunned down his family and then killed himself in a blood bath that erupted midway through a 911 call his brother had made in an attempt to prevent the man's suicide, authorities said Wednesday. Thomas G.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1992 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Executives at Applied Materials, the Santa Clara-based producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, didn't really appreciate the value of keeping tabs on their market in Japan until they were tipped that Japanese competitors were about to make industry-shaking equipment changes. "We didn't believe it," said company spokesman Tom Hayes, recalling the 1983 tip from Applied's Japan-based subsidiary. "There's been a 'we-invent-it-first' syndrome in America.
BUSINESS
December 15, 1987
James W. Bagley was named president, chief operating officer and a director of Applied Materials Inc. Bagley previously was senior vice president-operations. He succeeds James C. Morgan, who remains chairman and CEO. The Santa Clara-based company produces wafer-fabrication systems for the semiconductor industry.
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