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July 2, 1991 | DANIEL AKST
Not all of California's most promising newcomers are people. Lost in a sea of more conventional bounty, 3,000 acres of a seed-bearing plant called canola are growing in the Yolo County area near Sacramento. Three thousand acres isn't much, but keep watching. Brassica napus is one of the most promising new crops in California. It makes one of the healthiest cooking oils around, and it takes just a fraction of the water required by many other major crops grown in the region.
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July 15, 2012 | By Kavita Daswani
Which BB cream is right for you? Here is a sampling of some products on the market or soon to be. Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB cream has vitamin C, tinted minerals and hyaluronic acid and comes in light-medium and medium-dark. It costs $12.99 at mass market retailers. Sulwhasoo Snowise brightening cream is originally from S. Korea and launched in the U.S. this year. It contains 10 minerals and pigments, including white ginseng polysaccharides to help with brightening.
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September 1, 1996 | DIANA MARCUM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They are the scrappiest of farmers, eking out a living in the barren desert just south of Joshua Tree National Park. Sometimes they work in the buff, their skin protected by oil from their crop of certified organic jojoba. But don't count Larry and Donna Charpied as just hippie holdouts producing shampoo ingredients.
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September 1, 1996 | DIANA MARCUM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They are the scrappiest of farmers, eking out a living in the barren desert just south of Joshua Tree National Park. Sometimes they work in the buff, their skin protected by oil from their crop of certified organic jojoba. But don't count Larry and Donna Charpied as just hippie holdouts producing shampoo ingredients.
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July 15, 2012 | By Kavita Daswani
Which BB cream is right for you? Here is a sampling of some products on the market or soon to be. Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB cream has vitamin C, tinted minerals and hyaluronic acid and comes in light-medium and medium-dark. It costs $12.99 at mass market retailers. Sulwhasoo Snowise brightening cream is originally from S. Korea and launched in the U.S. this year. It contains 10 minerals and pigments, including white ginseng polysaccharides to help with brightening.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1985
Republic Resources Inc., a Newport Beach firm that grows jojoba beans, reported earnings of $12,127 for its first quarter ending Jan. 31, a 55% increase over the $7,834 the company reported for the same three-month period last year. Republic Resources Vice President Richard Murphy attributed the profit to leasing 50 of its 1,140 acres in Riverside County to investors. Murphy said the rest of the land is used for research and development of the jojoba plant.
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November 27, 1988 | ELIZABETH PENNISI, United Press International
Jojoba oil. Pronounced like Santa's chuckle, jojoba is a desert evergreen that a decade ago was going to help save the sperm whale and make a generation of entrepreneurial farmers rich. So much for big dreams. It has made it into shampoos, but the biology of this bush and the economics of industry crops have stumped all but the most dedicated jojoba supporters. "I'm broke," said Carole Whittaker, president of Hyder Jojoba Inc.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1985 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Republic Resources Inc., a Newport Beach firm that researches and cultivates jojoba beans, has won a $1.76-million judgment against four investment partnerships, the company said Wednesday. But the company also settled a second lawsuit, which will cost it $150,000. Richard Murphy, Republic's vice president of finance, said the $1.
BUSINESS
November 13, 1985
Citing reduced federal taxes and improved revenues from its lease-purchase program, Republic Resources, Inc., Newport Beach, reported earnings of $122,803 for its fiscal 1985 third quarter ended July 31, nearly five times the $27,244 reported a year earlier. Sales for the company, a grower of jojoba beans, dropped to 16% to $250,376 from $299,085. Earnings for the first nine months rose 82% to $235,103 from $129,214 while sales dropped 46% to $741,330 from $1,379,000.
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October 21, 2006 | From Times Staff Reports
Authorities are investigating the discovery of two bodies in a trailer on Thursday as a possible murder-suicide. The bodies had gunshot wounds and were in a trailer at the Jojoba Hills resort for more than a week, said Riverside County sheriff's spokesman Cpl. Dennis Gutierrez. Neither person's identity nor sex was immediately known.
BUSINESS
July 2, 1991 | DANIEL AKST
Not all of California's most promising newcomers are people. Lost in a sea of more conventional bounty, 3,000 acres of a seed-bearing plant called canola are growing in the Yolo County area near Sacramento. Three thousand acres isn't much, but keep watching. Brassica napus is one of the most promising new crops in California. It makes one of the healthiest cooking oils around, and it takes just a fraction of the water required by many other major crops grown in the region.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 27, 1988 | ELIZABETH PENNISI, United Press International
Jojoba oil. Pronounced like Santa's chuckle, jojoba is a desert evergreen that a decade ago was going to help save the sperm whale and make a generation of entrepreneurial farmers rich. So much for big dreams. It has made it into shampoos, but the biology of this bush and the economics of industry crops have stumped all but the most dedicated jojoba supporters. "I'm broke," said Carole Whittaker, president of Hyder Jojoba Inc.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1985
Republic Resources Inc., a Newport Beach firm that grows jojoba beans, reported earnings of $12,127 for its first quarter ending Jan. 31, a 55% increase over the $7,834 the company reported for the same three-month period last year. Republic Resources Vice President Richard Murphy attributed the profit to leasing 50 of its 1,140 acres in Riverside County to investors. Murphy said the rest of the land is used for research and development of the jojoba plant.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1985 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Republic Resources Inc., a Newport Beach firm that researches and cultivates jojoba beans, has won a $1.76-million judgment against four investment partnerships, the company said Wednesday. But the company also settled a second lawsuit, which will cost it $150,000. Richard Murphy, Republic's vice president of finance, said the $1.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1985 | JEANNE BOYER
Republic Resources Inc. said net earnings of $100,173 for its second fiscal quarter, ended April 30, represented a 6% increase from the $94,136 reported for the same period a year earlier. The Newport Beach jojoba bean research and development firm had sales of $269,422 for the quarter, down 8% from sales of $293,584 for the year-earlier quarter. Net income for the first six months was $112,300, up 10% from the $101,970 reported for the first half of Republic's fiscal 1984.
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