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April 16, 1990 | Gregory Crouch, Times staff writer
Bankruptcy is as much a part of Orange County as surfers, swimming pools and high housing prices. The federal bankruptcy court in Santa Ana--along with its counterparts in Los Angeles, Ventura and Riverside counties--takes in more bankruptcy filings than any other region of the United States. The companies that have run into trouble and turned to the bankruptcy court include some big local names, including Smith International and Care Enterprises.
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April 16, 1990 | Gregory Crouch, Times staff writer
Bankruptcy is as much a part of Orange County as surfers, swimming pools and high housing prices. The federal bankruptcy court in Santa Ana--along with its counterparts in Los Angeles, Ventura and Riverside counties--takes in more bankruptcy filings than any other region of the United States. The companies that have run into trouble and turned to the bankruptcy court include some big local names, including Smith International and Care Enterprises.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 27, 1999 | ZAN DUBIN
The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art has hired a top administrator to handle daily operations and management of the financially struggling institution to give Bowers President Peter C. Keller more time to focus on board development, fund-raising, exhibit planning and museum growth. Vickie C. Byrd, a business professional with a master's degree in clinical psychology, will report to Keller effective today in the newly created position of chief administrative officer.
BUSINESS
September 21, 1988 | MARY ANN GALANTE
An investment group headed by the owner of Chalet Gourmet took control Tuesday of Irvine Ranch Farmers Market, now in bankruptcy court proceedings. The change became official Tuesday after others who had expressed interest in purchasing or investing in Irvine Ranch did not appear at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
BUSINESS
December 21, 1994
John D. Murray will resign as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Alpha Microsystems, a Santa Ana information technology products and services company, effective Jan. 15. The company said the resignation is because of medical problems in Murray's family. Douglas J. Tullio, president and chief executive, will assume the duties of chief operating officer. Murray will remain an assistant to the president on a part-time basis until the end of the company's fiscal year, Feb. 26.
BUSINESS
March 30, 1995 | HOPE HAMASHIGE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Two Irvine law firms that had earned well-regarded reputations for their expertise in separate fields have dissolved, splintered by partners with divergent views on the direction of their practices. Bankruptcy specialist Lobel, Winthrop & Broker, which had 13 lawyers, started to disintegrate last fall when partner Jeffrey W. Broker left, and the end came recently when partner Marc J. Winthrop formed his own firm.
BUSINESS
August 26, 1988 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times Staff Writer
The company that owns Boys Markets has broken off negotiations to buy up to five stores from the bankrupt Irvine Ranch Farmers Market chain. Even so, American Breco Corp., a holding company with interests ranging from real estate development to retailing, remains interested in buying the most profitable Irvine Ranch stores, a source familiar with the negotiations said Thursday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 1989 | HERBERT J. VIDA
Because of her innovative ways of preparing eggs, Orange Coast College culinary arts student Diana Kreinbring won the first-place prize of $2,500 in the Smart Egg Contest sponsored by the California Egg Commission. Kreinbring, a member of a number of gourmet clubs and the Orange County Wine Society, called her winning entry "The Cardiac Egg," utilizing the whites of eggs which she said are both cholesterol-free and high in protein.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1995 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Theodor C. Albert and five other Orange County lawyers have defected from a major Los Angeles law firm to form their own partnership, joining the growing number of experienced lawyers who are fleeing large, established firms to set up smaller, specialized practices. The new firm of Albert, Weiland & Golden in Costa Mesa will focus largely on insolvency and distressed real estate work.
BUSINESS
February 22, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sterling R. Haight doesn't believe he's a born loser, but as a frustrated creditor in half a dozen bankruptcies over the years he was beginning to feel like one. When EECO Inc., a small Santa Ana computer products company, filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization last May, Haight decided he could no longer wait on the sidelines in hope of getting his money back.
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