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January 26, 1992 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN and JANE HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A former Arkansas state employee whose lawsuit alleging marital infidelity by Bill Clinton helped trigger a crisis for the Arkansas governor's Democratic presidential campaign announced Saturday night that he will drop the suit, saying the media "have made a circus out of this thing, and it's gone way too far."
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January 26, 1992 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN and JANE HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A former Arkansas state employee whose lawsuit alleging marital infidelity by Bill Clinton helped trigger a crisis for the Arkansas governor's Democratic presidential campaign announced Saturday night that he will drop the suit, saying the media "have made a circus out of this thing, and it's gone way too far."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 28, 1993 | TOMMY LI
Glendale police are cashing in on brass. So far this year, police have sold more than two tons of empty brass shell casings to an Idaho-based company that reloads them with gunpowder or melts and recycles them, range master Homer Carder said. The company has paid the city more than $2,100 for the brass, recovered from the police shooting range over the past six years, Carder said. Police have been able to spend $1,400 of that money to help pay to equip each officer with pepper spray.
BUSINESS
March 5, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A paging service company that closed its doors Wednesday and fired all of its staff might have to leave its estimated 50,000 customers in Orange County and Los Angeles without service, its founder said. Company founder Larry Nichols blamed the financial woes of EconoPage of Southern California Inc. on national paging giant PageNet Inc., which supplied air time that EconoPage sold to customers.
BUSINESS
July 3, 1985 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
The bidding war for Standard Broadcasting, the corporate parent of Chatsworth-based Valley Cable TV, appeared Tuesday to have been won by the company that offered to buy the Toronto-based media firm before the takeover battle began. The apparent winner, Slaight Communications, is expected to acquire the 49% controlling interest held in Standard Broadcasting by Hollinger Argus Ltd. for $22 (Canadian) a share.
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January 19, 1992 | CATHLEEN DECKER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton offered a strong and emotional affirmation of her marriage on Saturday, the day after he denied unsubstantiated charges that he committed adultery. Asked at a gathering of voters at the Bedford Town Hall whether she thought that marital fidelity was an appropriate concern for voters, Hillary Rodham Clinton said that she and her husband, the governor of Arkansas, had expected the matter to surface in the campaign.
BUSINESS
March 14, 1998 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The national company that supplies air time to EconoPage of Southern California said Friday that it is pulling the plug on the Orange County company, giving nearly 33,000 customers two months to switch their service. PageNet Inc., the national paging giant and air time supplier, said it started contacting EconoPage customers Friday and letting them know that the Santa Ana firm has failed to pay for its air time and is in default.
BUSINESS
December 29, 1997 | P.J. HUFFSTUTTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What's in a name? For the owners of Econopage of Southern California Inc., the recent demise of a San Jose company with a similar moniker has caused a marketing dilemma. When the Santa Ana-based paging service company started in 1995, founder Larry Nichols wanted a "popular" corporate name. "At the time, there were about 30 different companies in the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 2009 | Ari B. Bloomekatz
Santa Paula police officers who killed a mountain lion cub in February acted inappropriately and outside of department policy, according to an external review released this week. The cub was killed by two officers who responded to a sighting of the cat on Dana Road, but the review determined that "no person was placed in immediate jeopardy" and that the officers should have used alternative methods of dealing with the cat. Santa Paula Police Chief Steve MacKinnon said he requested the review.
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January 18, 1992 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton Friday dismissed as "trash" and "an absolute total lie" stories in a supermarket tabloid and two New York newspapers repeating old allegations that he had carried on extramarital affairs with five women in the 1980s. Several of the women were named Friday in the New York Post and New York Daily News, both of which based their reports on a story in the upcoming issue of the Star, a nationally circulated supermarket tabloid.
BUSINESS
June 25, 1985 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Slaight Communications of Toronto, which last month launched a friendly tender offer to buy the parent company of Valley Cable TV Inc., said Monday that it has tentatively acquired a majority interest of at least 52% of the company's stock. Slaight also announced that it increased its bid for all of the stock of Standard Broadcasting, Valley Cable's parent, by 50 cents to $22 (Canadian) a share. At the current exchange rate, the offer for Standard Broadcasting amounts to $95 million in U.S.
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