CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 6, 2005 |
A Beverly Hills physician has surrendered his license to practice medicine after the Medical Board of California accused him of negligence, incompetence, unprofessional conduct and failing to keep required records in the treatment of three patients. The board said Michael J. Scolaro unnecessarily infused one patient with a drug that increases the platelet count in blood.
May 20, 1998 |
Netscape Communications Corp. agreed to license its electronic-commerce software to Citibank, marking a victory for Netscape as it focuses on its corporate-software business. Netscape said Citibank, one of the largest consumer banks, has a permanent license to use its CommerceXpert line of software that lets the financial institution conduct business over the Internet. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1994 |
Former state Sen. Alan Robbins has decided not to seek the reinstatement of his real estate license, which was stripped by state officials earlier this year because of his conviction for political corruption. State Real Estate Commissioner Clark Wallace ruled in March that Robbins' license should be revoked because his crimes went to the heart of honesty and moral turpitude.
August 19, 2002 |
In the latest blow to onetime accounting giant Arthur Andersen, the state Board of Accountancy said it will seek to bar the beleaguered firm from practicing public accounting in California. The board announced its intention Friday, the same day Texas revoked Arthur Andersen's license to practice in that state. The California Board of Accountancy, under state law, can take a similar step based on disciplinary action by another state, government or agency.
February 13, 2002 |
Mike Tyson has been licensed to fight in Georgia, putting the Georgia Dome into the running as a site for his heavyweight title fight with Lennox Lewis. The fight is still being shopped to several cities, though, and both the site and date of the bout are in question. Georgia's top boxing administrator said Tyson received a license last week for a possible bout in Atlanta on June 8.
March 3, 1998 |
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo and Verho-Metalli LLC of Odessa, Ukraine, have completed a licensing and purchasing agreement. The agreement calls for Verho-Metalli, using the Granatelli trade name, to sell at least $20 million in products over 10 years in the Ukraine. Products to be sold include synthetic motor oil, engine oil treatment, diesel engine additive and car-care products. Verho-Metalli must obtain government approval before the products are sold.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 2003 |
A new era of government oversight is in the cards for psychics and soothsayers who ply their trade for profit here. San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to require that fortunetellers obtain business permits -- putting them in the same category as junk dealers, billiard parlors, escort services and other complaint-prone commercial enterprises.
November 21, 1991 |
The Michigan Board of Medicine on Wednesday suspended the medical license of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, who helped three women kill themselves in the last two years. The board voted, 8 to 0, to suspend Kevorkian's license even though the retired pathologist, dubbed "Dr. Death," has said he would continue to assist suicides suicide even if he lost his license. "It is clear that suicide is not a medically accepted and approved practice," said Dr. Ananda Prasad, a board member.
April 11, 1987 |
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission voted unanimously Friday to grant Illinois Power Co. a full-power operating license for its Clinton nuclear plant. The facility was loaded with fuel in September, 1986, and has been tested since October under low-power conditions.
December 14, 1989 |
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the revocation of the pilot's license of Ralph W. Myers, who flew his single-engine plane in 1987 in the restricted flight area over the Santa Barbara-area ranch of then-President Ronald Reagan. Testimony indicated that Myers' plane came within about 100 feet of the President's helicopter. Myers contended that the administrative law judge of the National Transportation Safety Board made procedural errors.