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October 17, 2002 | Richard Marosi and Kurt Streeter, Times Staff Writers
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority inspector general's office is investigating possible conflict-of-interest violations by a former high-ranking official who managed construction of the agency's headquarters, according to several people interviewed by investigators. John Bollinger, former director of the Union Station Gateway project, left the agency in June, one month after investigators, acting on an inquiry by The Times, confiscated 34 boxes of records from his office.
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October 17, 2002 | Richard Marosi and Kurt Streeter, Times Staff Writers
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority inspector general's office is investigating possible conflict-of-interest violations by a former high-ranking official who managed construction of the agency's headquarters, according to several people interviewed by investigators. John Bollinger, former director of the Union Station Gateway project, left the agency in June, one month after investigators, acting on an inquiry by The Times, confiscated 34 boxes of records from his office.
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REAL ESTATE
October 13, 1985
Fresno has ordered a feasibility study and market analysis for the possible development of an Agricultural World Trade Center close to established financial, convention and government centers in the central business district. The city has entered into a $40,000 contract for the study and analysis with Mentor/Urbanetics, a joint-venture partnership of the Mentor Group of Fullerton and Urbanetics Inc. of Los Angeles. Architect H.
BUSINESS
November 3, 2012 | By Walter Hamilton, Los Angeles Times
Wall Street may have been walloped by super storm Sandy, but the stock market wasn't. Despite a two-day suspension of trading, the stock market closed out the storm-shortened week Friday roughly even with the previous week, easing concern that lingering damage from Sandy would weigh heavily on shares prices or the U.S. economy. With investors positioning their portfolios in advance of Tuesday's election, the Dow Jones industrial average slipped 139.46 points, or 1.1%, to 13,093.16.
BUSINESS
November 11, 2000 | WALTER HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
3,000. That's the key number for the beleaguered Nasdaq composite index--and after another sharp drop Friday, it's getting perilously close to falling below that level. Ever since the technology-laden index began correcting hard in March, Nasdaq has managed to hold above 3,000. That has given some solace to Wall Street bulls, who hope the 3,000 mark can be a floor from which the index eventually rebounds. But though it stayed above that level Friday, closing at 3,028.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1988 | GABE FUENTES, Times Staff Writer
Agriculture officials declared victory Monday against a Mediterranean fruit fly infestation in the San Fernando Valley, lifting a 62-square-mile produce quarantine that had been in effect for more than 3 months. "Any time we can declare the eradication of a Medfly or any exotic pest, it's cause for celebration," said Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner E. Leon Spaugy. Six Medflies were found in the Valley in late July, but none have been found since.
NEWS
July 23, 1999 | WALTER HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
America Online's strong quarterly earnings are a sign that the company's business is humming along. Too bad the same can't be said of its stock--or those of other leading Internet companies. Despite blistering revenue growth, shares of the big three Net firms--AOL, Yahoo and Amazon.com--have been mired in trading ranges since spring and lately are exhibiting troubling "technical" signs.
BUSINESS
July 14, 2000 | WALTER HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A sudden rally in the bond market Thursday helped underpin the stock market, though tech shares benefited more than many blue chips. Meanwhile, analysts are pointing to the action in the market as a whole in recent weeks as highly encouraging, as buying interest has broadened to include more stock sectors. Thursday, the technology-dominated Nasdaq composite index led the market, rising 75.27 points, or 1.8%, to 4,174.86, highest since April 10. The Dow industrials inched up just 5.
BUSINESS
December 24, 2011 | By Walter Hamilton, Los Angeles Times
The Standard & Poor's 500 will enjoy a merry Christmas after all. The broad blue-chip index turned positive on the year, thanks to a weeklong rally paced by encouraging economic data and the resolution of the congressional deadlock over the payroll tax cut. "The rally we've seen is the stock market recognizing that the economy is firming," said John Bollinger, head of Bollinger Capital Management in Manhattan Beach. The S&P rose 11.33 points, or 0.9%, to 1,265.33 on Friday, putting the index up 0.6% year to date, with only an abbreviated week of trading left in 2011.
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