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May 6, 1990 | United Press International
A "Ghostbusters bill" barring home buyers from suing property owners or real estate agents who fail to disclose any jinx associated with a house was on the governor's desk Saturday. The legislation would prohibit lawsuits against property owners or real estate agents who fail to disclose to buyers that a property was "psychologically impacted," unless the buyers request such information in writing. It was approved 118 to 29 Friday by the House and sent to Gov. William A. O'Neill.
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May 6, 1990 | United Press International
A "Ghostbusters bill" barring home buyers from suing property owners or real estate agents who fail to disclose any jinx associated with a house was on the governor's desk Saturday. The legislation would prohibit lawsuits against property owners or real estate agents who fail to disclose to buyers that a property was "psychologically impacted," unless the buyers request such information in writing. It was approved 118 to 29 Friday by the House and sent to Gov. William A. O'Neill.
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OPINION
October 4, 1992 | Excerpts of commentary around the Pacific Rim
JAPAN "For Japan-U.S. relations, everything will be fine whichever party wins. The Democratic Party has able people, and it is a mistake to think that when a Democratic administration takes over, things will become protectionist and Japan-U.S. relations will worsen." --Asahi Shimbun "Japan will be isolated if Europe and North America form their own economic blocs.
REAL ESTATE
May 31, 1987 | DAVID W. MYERS
State and federal lawmakers are considering five proposals that consumer advocates say would put mortgage shoppers on more even footing with lenders. In Washington, Rep. Dean A. Gallo (R-N.J.) is expected to introduce a proposal later this week that would make it tougher for lenders to back out of an agreement to fund a low-interest loan after interest rates suddenly rise.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1987 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, Times Staff Writer
It cost taxpayers more than $3.3 million to keep San Diego County's 11 state lawmakers in business during the second half of the last legislative session, recently released figures show. Assemblyman Larry Stirling, a Republican whose district stretches from East San Diego to Lakeside, ran his office on the tightest budget, spending $210,000 for the 12 months ending Nov. 30, 1986, the most recent period for which the numbers are available. During the same period, Sen.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 31, 2005 | Elaine Dutka, Times Staff Writer
Advertising in movie theaters: As a sore point among filmgoers, it's up there with high-priced concessions and formulaic fare. Yet Landmark Theatres, a leading art-house circuit, is braving the critics by signing a deal with a carmaker for a series of projects it bills as "sponsored entertainment." Landmark has contracted with the Ford Motor Co.'s Mercury division to sponsor a series of projects and events related to independent film over a two-year period.
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