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January 12, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Times on Monday appointed a new president for the Orange County Edition. Judith L. Sweeney, 36, is now a consultant with the management firm that has been working with the edition to develop marketing and promotion strategies. She was also appointed a vice president of The Times. Sweeney will oversee day-to-day operation of the business side of the Orange County Edition, which is published in Costa Mesa. She fills a position that was vacated in August when Lawrence M.
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BUSINESS
January 12, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Times on Monday appointed a new president for the Orange County Edition. Judith L. Sweeney, 36, is now a consultant with the management firm that has been working with the edition to develop marketing and promotion strategies. She was also appointed a vice president of The Times. Sweeney will oversee day-to-day operation of the business side of the Orange County edition, which is published in Costa Mesa. She fills a position that was vacated in August when Lawrence M.
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BUSINESS
January 12, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Times on Monday appointed a new president for the Orange County Edition. Judith L. Sweeney, 36, is now a consultant with the management firm that has been working with the edition to develop marketing and promotion strategies. She was also appointed a vice president of The Times. Sweeney will oversee day-to-day operation of the business side of the Orange County edition, which is published in Costa Mesa. She fills a position that was vacated in August when Lawrence M.
BUSINESS
January 12, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Times on Monday appointed a new president for the Orange County Edition. Judith L. Sweeney, 36, is now a consultant with the management firm that has been working with the edition to develop marketing and promotion strategies. She was also appointed a vice president of The Times. Sweeney will oversee day-to-day operation of the business side of the Orange County Edition, which is published in Costa Mesa. She fills a position that was vacated in August when Lawrence M.
BUSINESS
May 29, 1996
Judith L. Sweeney, president of The Times Orange County edition since 1993, has resigned effective July 1. Sweeney, 40, said she is leaving to "spend more time with my family" and to pursue other career goals. A successor to Sweeney will be named, said Laura Morgan, Times director of communications. Sweeney has been responsible for the business and marketing operations of the Orange County edition, which is published in Costa Mesa. She is also a vice president of the Los Angeles Times.
BUSINESS
December 2, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A subsidiary of Times Mirror Co. said Wednesday that it has purchased the Orange Independent and will begin distributing the weekly newspaper as part of The Times Orange County to subscribers in Orange and Villa Park. The Independent was the last of a group of three weeklies owned by Hometown Publishing Co. in Orange. The company in February sold its other newspapers, Cypress-La Palma News and Buena Park News, to Freedom Newspapers Inc., parent company of the Orange County Register.
BUSINESS
March 25, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Orange County Register said Wednesday that it will close its afternoon edition April 1 and lay off 50 circulation employees. The newspaper, owned by Freedom Newspapers Inc. in Irvine, said it will turn its energy to the more popular morning edition. Afternoon circulation has dropped from about 108,000 in 1980 to about 52,000 in February, while morning circulation has grown from about 113,000 to 300,000, the Register said.
NEWS
June 5, 1996 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Times on Tuesday named Robert Magnuson president of its Orange County Edition and a vice president of The Times. Magnuson, 44, has been editor of the paper's Business section since 1990. He succeeds Judith L. Sweeney, 40, who resigned May 28 to pursue other interests. Magnuson's appointment is effective immediately, according to The Times, but Sweeney will remain with the paper until July 1 to help with the transition. Times Publisher Richard T.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 26, 1995 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Orange Performing Arts Center probably won't sprout an additional theater this century, but talk about growth, long stalled because of the recession, has resumed. "It's impossible to put a date on" the opening of a new facility, center president Tom Tomlinson said Wednesday, and "even if construction could begin before the end of the century . . . these things don't go up over night." But, Tomlinson said, "we want to make sure we're ready and posed to be there when the time is right."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 8, 1989 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Staff Writer
Maxene Johnston had come downtown for dinner and a movie when the panhandler approached her, begging for money. "I felt assaulted, insulted," she recalled. "I thought, 'This makes me feel uncomfortable.' " As president of the Weingart Center Assn. and doyenne of the private, nonprofit group's 600-bed service facility at 6th and San Pedro streets, Johnston is surrounded daily by poor people, and she understands their problems.
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