February 26, 1993 |
Standing near the hors d'oeuvres table at a downtown Los Angeles hotel, dapper South African businessman Dries Groenewald downplayed the importance of the first trade mission from his country to the United States since 1986. "You cannot just charge in and expect things to happen," said Groenewald, chairman of Paradigm, a South African manufacturer of computer software.
March 19, 1992 |
Touting its mandate from white voters to end apartheid and share power with South Africa's black majority, the South African government moved quickly Wednesday to step up efforts to obtain private investment and financing from the United States.
June 12, 1988 |
In the decade since Proposition 13 was overwhelmingly approved by Californians upset by skyrocketing property taxes, aggressive redevelopment has been one way cities have been able to survive and even thrive. Nowhere is this more evident than in the San Gabriel Valley community of Monrovia, according to James E. Starbird, city manager and executive director of the Monrovia Redevelopment Agency. "Our redevelopment process began in 1973--well before the passage of Prop.