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November 28, 1995 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A composite index of local stocks surged 12% in the third quarter that ended Sept. 30, surpassing several national stock indexes, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which rose 5.1% in the same period. For the quarter, the S & P 500 climbed 7.3% while the NASDAQ index of over-the-counter stocks climbed 11.8%.
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September 29, 2005 | Susana Enriquez, Times Staff Writer
Three men were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of robbing 41 midsized hotels from Fresno to San Diego counties, authorities said. Police and sheriff's deputies in Norwalk arrested David Martinez, 21, Mickey McMahan, 28, and Marques Taylor, 22, all of Norwalk. The arrests came a day after authorities held a news conference in Anaheim, where the alleged spree began, requesting the public's help in finding suspects.
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BUSINESS
November 28, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Venture Capital Funding Rises: Fresh cash poured into young and growing companies in Orange and Los Angeles counties during the third quarter at the same torrid pace that set a record in the second quarter, according to a survey. Venture capitalists invested $84.6 million during the third quarter in Southland companies, except those in San Diego County, compared to $86.2 million in the previous three months and $52.
BUSINESS
November 28, 1995 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A composite index of local stocks surged 12% in the third quarter that ended Sept. 30, surpassing several national stock indexes, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which rose 5.1% in the same period. For the quarter, the S & P 500 climbed 7.3% while the NASDAQ index of over-the-counter stocks climbed 11.8%.
BUSINESS
November 28, 1995 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fresh cash poured into young and growing companies in Orange and Los Angeles counties during the third quarter at the same torrid pace that set a record in the second quarter, according to a survey released Monday. Venture capitalists invested $84.6 million during the third quarter in Southland companies, except those in San Diego County, compared with $86.2 million in the previous three months and $52.
BUSINESS
April 10, 1995 | From Times Staff Reports
Workshops on getting started in business and establishing a foothold in international trade get under way Tuesday and continue through June at the Small Business Development Center in Pasadena. The two-hour sessions, which are free, will provide an awareness of the life and work styles involved in owning a business, skills needed and how to get started. After completion, entrepreneurs can make appointments for one-on-one sessions with a professional business consultant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 2005 | Susana Enriquez, Times Staff Writer
Three men were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of robbing 41 midsized hotels from Fresno to San Diego counties, authorities said. Police and sheriff's deputies in Norwalk arrested David Martinez, 21, Mickey McMahan, 28, and Marques Taylor, 22, all of Norwalk. The arrests came a day after authorities held a news conference in Anaheim, where the alleged spree began, requesting the public's help in finding suspects.
NEWS
September 27, 1987 | DAVID JOHNSTON, Times Staff Writer
What some charities are doing "is selling their name for 10 cents on the dollar. They don't control the store, they don't hire the solicitors, they just let (operators) use their name." In the beginning, the Ellisons salvaged troubled souls. Now they make fortunes in salvage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1992
A small-business development center designed to provide free technical assistance to both experienced and budding entrepreneurs is expected to open its doors this month in Torrance. The Southwest Los Angeles County Small Business Development Center, which will be operated by El Camino College faculty and outside consultants, will get help from Torrance and the federal government.
NEWS
July 7, 1994
Small business operators in the Pasadena area will soon be able to get free management advice when a government-sponsored consulting service opens a three-person Pasadena office in August. The Eastern Los Angeles County Small Business Development Center, which has operated for four years in Pomona, is expanding to Pasadena, East Los Angeles and South-Central Los Angeles, said center Director Toni Valdez.
BUSINESS
November 28, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Venture Capital Funding Rises: Fresh cash poured into young and growing companies in Orange and Los Angeles counties during the third quarter at the same torrid pace that set a record in the second quarter, according to a survey. Venture capitalists invested $84.6 million during the third quarter in Southland companies, except those in San Diego County, compared to $86.2 million in the previous three months and $52.
BUSINESS
November 28, 1995 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fresh cash poured into young and growing companies in Orange and Los Angeles counties during the third quarter at the same torrid pace that set a record in the second quarter, according to a survey released Monday. Venture capitalists invested $84.6 million during the third quarter in Southland companies, except those in San Diego County, compared with $86.2 million in the previous three months and $52.
BUSINESS
April 10, 1995 | From Times Staff Reports
Workshops on getting started in business and establishing a foothold in international trade get under way Tuesday and continue through June at the Small Business Development Center in Pasadena. The two-hour sessions, which are free, will provide an awareness of the life and work styles involved in owning a business, skills needed and how to get started. After completion, entrepreneurs can make appointments for one-on-one sessions with a professional business consultant.
NEWS
April 5, 1992 | LYNN SIMROSS
A little detective work about a charity is critical to make sure your dollars are going to a legitimate charity that uses donations the way you prefer. Ask questions. If you don't like what you hear, ask more. * Check the name of the charity to make sure it is the one you really think it is, not a sound-alike organization. For example, the American Cancer Society is so concerned about sound-alike charities it publishes a 47-page manual on the subject.
NEWS
May 29, 1988
Today is the beginning of the 35th annual Los Angeles Times Summer Camp Fund campaign. Over the years, the fund has made it possible for more than 247,000 Southern California youngsters to attend a week of summer camp--an adventure that many of these inner-city youths could otherwise only dream about.
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