August 2, 1998
Hotel impresario Ian Schrager, whose hip holdings include West Hollywood's Mondrian and Miami Beach's Delano, is on a buying spree that includes the historic-but-faded 214-room Miramar in Montecito and 684-room St. Moritz in Manhattan. He's also casting his buying eye on The Clift in San Francisco, which he already manages.
June 15, 1986 |
A Norwegian tourist went on a rampage in this Mediterranean resort, wrecked his apartment and injured nine policemen in a pitched battle before he was overcome with tear gas, police said Friday. Jorn Windinsstadn, 25, went berserk in his vacation apartment in the Miramar complex, police said. Riot police were called after he ran from his apartment and broke up a bar.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1987
A sheriff's deputy was injured Wednesday at the Miramar Training Facility when a grenade he was demonstrating blew up in his hand, a department spokesman said. Lt. Dennis Cole was taken by Life Flight helicopter to UC San Diego Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition Wednesday evening. Cole, commander of the Sheriff's Department's special enforcement detail, was demonstrating the use of a spingball grenade at about 1:30 p.m. when it detonated, said spokesman John Tenwolde.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 2000
When I read your Sept. 9 article about the renovation of Montecito's Miramar Hotel, I recalled the summer of 1945, when I stayed there for 10 days while recuperating from the Battle of the Bulge in Europe, 1944-45, the German prisoner-of-war camp near Hanover, Germany, and the miserable conditions of the prison camp. What a great hotel--midnight snacks, buffet-type dining tables, stocked refrigerators, swimming pool, ocean beaches, nearby Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. I had been a member of the American 106th Golden Lion Infantry Division in Europe.
October 10, 2007 |
denver -- Newmont Mining Corp. is reaching into the Arctic Circle for its next project, agreeing Tuesday to pay $1.53 billion for Miramar Mining Corp., which controls one of the largest undeveloped gold properties in North America. Newmont, one of the world's largest gold producers, said the acquisition would pave the way for the creation of a mining district in the remote region of Canada's Nunavut territory. Newmont, which already owns a 9.