January 31, 2001
Leslie R. Stevens has been appointed marketing director at Sonance in San Clemente. She was product marketing manager at Sharp Electronics in Huntington Beach. * John Virtue has joined the Irvine office of Arter & Hadden LLP as senior counsel. He has practiced law for 42 years, 33 of them in Newport Beach. Virtue was also a founder and director of Interlink Computer Systems Inc. and a founder and director of Advanced Control Systems.
February 12, 1988 |
"The British Picture" is an ambitious sampler of current English painting by some 20 artists, renowned and obscure, run up the pole in celebration of the UK/LA festival. Although inherently superficial, such shows do offer the hope of a few good pictures and the opportunity to make silly, self-gratifying generalizations about the theme.
October 28, 1989 |
In a surprise move, the new major shareholder of Newport Electronics has ousted the precision-measuring instrument maker's entire board of directors. Milton B. Hollander, a disgruntled Newport Electronics investor who last month gained control of 49% of the company's stock, earlier had said he would replace only three of Newport's five directors once he took control. He apparently had intended to leave Chief Executive Barrett B.
November 1, 1989 |
Milton B. Hollander, a Connecticut investor who owns 49% of the stock of Newport Electronics Inc., has ousted the precision instrument maker's top management and assumed the positions of chairman and chief executive, the company announced Tuesday. At a special shareholder meeting Friday, Hollander ousted the entire board of directors of the Newport Beach company and replaced them with his own handpicked directors.
January 3, 1998 |
Creative thinking at a few of Orange County's smaller art exhibition venues promises to punctuate the coming year. Ruben Ortiz-Torres, a much-lauded artist who divides his time between Los Angeles and Mexico City, will have his first survey show at the Huntington Beach Art Center (Sept. 12-Nov. 8), curated by Programs Director Tyler Stallings. Ortiz-Torres' work in photography, painting, video and installation reflects peculiar and pervasive misinterpretations of one culture by another.
August 30, 1989 |
Newport Electronics Inc.'s largest shareholder has asked a federal court to block the Santa Ana firm from paying a $400,000 "bust-up" fee to a Silicon Valley company in the wake of a scrapped merger attempt. Connecticut investor Milton B. Hollander claims in a lawsuit that Sensor Control Corp. of Sunnyvale is not entitled to a $400,000 fee for legal, administrative and other expenses incurred when it tried unsuccessfully to merge with Newport. The suit, filed on Aug. 20 in U.S.