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September 20, 1991 | ANNE MICHAUD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Three weekly newspapers serving the Seal Beach area have been sold to a media group that owns community newspapers in Oceanside and on Santa Catalina Island. Vance Caesar sold the Journal Newspapers--the Seal Beach Journal, the Huntington Harbour-Sun Journal and the Rossmoor/Los Alamitos Journal--to West Coast Community Newspapers Inc., which is part of a 28-newspaper chain based in Rhode Island. Details of the sale were not disclosed.
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April 14, 1997 | From a Times Staff Writer
The Times Orange County won a record 69 Orange County Press Club awards, including the top investigative prize, at the club's 42nd annual awards ceremony Sunday night. Among the paper's prizes were 27 first-place awards, also a record. The Press Club bestowed special honors on former Times reporter and editor Don Smith for outstanding achievement over 43 years in journalism. Smith, 71, has been a member of the Orange County Press Club since 1954 and served as its president in 1964.
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September 1, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Richard S. Reisman, director of market development for The Times Orange County, has been named publisher and chief executive officer of the 5-year-old Orange County Business Journal, effective Sept. 12. Reisman, 36, replaces Charles M. Heschmeyer, who left the weekly in May to become editor of the San Jose Business Journal, an unrelated publication. A former lawyer and special counsel to the House Ethics Committee in the early 1980s, Reisman joined Times Mirror Corp.
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March 29, 1992
Reporters, editors, graphics designers and photographers from The Times Orange County Edition earned a record 60 awards, including 20 first-place honors, Saturday night in the 37th annual Orange County Press Club competition, held at the Waterfront Hilton. The Orange County Register took 13 awards, six of which were first-place honors.
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April 22, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On Oct. 21, 1982, a three-sentence item appeared on an inside page of Pravda, the official Communist Party newspaper, about an incident that occurred the night before during a game at one of the city's soccer stadiums, Luzhniki. It reported that 66 spectators were killed in violence that Moscow's Procurator General, a combination police chief and district attorney, blamed on drunken hooligans. Not another word appeared about the incident in the Soviet press for almost seven years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1992
Reporters, editors, graphics designers and photographers from The Times Orange County Edition earned a record 60 awards, including 20 first-place honors, Saturday night in the 37th annual Orange County Press Club competition, held at the Waterfront Hilton. The Orange County Register took 13 awards, six of which were first-place honors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1997 | From a Times Staff Writer
The Times Orange County won a record 69 Orange County Press Club awards, including the top investigative prize, at the club's 42nd annual awards ceremony Sunday night. Among the paper's prizes were 27 first-place awards, also a record. The Press Club bestowed special honors on former Times reporter and editor Don Smith for outstanding achievement over 43 years in journalism. Smith, 71, has been a member of the Orange County Press Club since 1954 and served as its president in 1964.
BUSINESS
September 4, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gannett Newspaper Purchase Challenged: A citizens group challenged Gannett Co.'s purchase of five Washington suburban daily newspapers, alleging that the deal violates Federal Communications Commission rules regarding cross-ownership of media outlets within a market. Last week, Gannett completed its acquisition of the Journal newspapers, 10 weeklies, a data processing unit and a printing plant from Times Journal Co. of Springfield, Va. Gannett, based in Arlington, Va.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1991 | ANNE MICHAUD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Three weekly newspapers serving the Seal Beach area have been sold to a media group that owns community newspapers in Oceanside and on Santa Catalina Island. Vance Caesar sold the Journal Newspapers--the Seal Beach Journal, the Huntington Harbour-Sun Journal and the Rossmoor/Los Alamitos Journal--to West Coast Community Newspapers Inc., which is part of a 28-newspaper chain based in Rhode Island. Details of the sale were not disclosed.
BUSINESS
September 1, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Richard S. Reisman, director of market development for The Times Orange County, has been named publisher and chief executive officer of the 5-year-old Orange County Business Journal, effective Sept. 12. Reisman, 36, replaces Charles M. Heschmeyer, who left the weekly in May to become editor of the San Jose Business Journal, an unrelated publication. A former lawyer and special counsel to the House Ethics Committee in the early 1980s, Reisman joined Times Mirror Corp.
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April 22, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On Oct. 21, 1982, a three-sentence item appeared on an inside page of Pravda, the official Communist Party newspaper, about an incident that occurred the night before during a game at one of the city's soccer stadiums, Luzhniki. It reported that 66 spectators were killed in violence that Moscow's Procurator General, a combination police chief and district attorney, blamed on drunken hooligans. Not another word appeared about the incident in the Soviet press for almost seven years.
NEWS
September 18, 1987
The National Security Council staff ordered Navy commandos into Libya for clandestine demolition and intelligence missions last year, according to a published report. The Journal newspapers, which circulate in the suburbs of Washington, quoted anonymous sources as saying the CIA was not informed of the missions. It said Navy SEAL units landed repeatedly from submarines near the Libyan city of Benghazi from May to October last year.
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December 27, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gannett Sells Some Newspapers: Gannett Co. sold its recently acquired five daily and 10 weekly Journal newspapers in suburban Washington for an undisclosed amount to a subsidiary of Newsco Inc. of Destin, Fla. A citizens group had petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to deny Gannett's application to renew its license for WUSA-TV on grounds that the company owned both broadcasting and print outlets in the same area--Washington.
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