September 20, 1990 |
Nakamichi Corp., a $260-million Japanese company known for its audio equipment, has formed a holding company to oversee its growing computer peripherals business. The new company, Nakamichi Peripherals Corp., will move to its Cypress headquarters on Oct. 1. It will take over responsibilities for four California subsidiaries, which were acquired or established in the last two years, from its Torrance affiliate, Nakamichi USA. The subsidiaries are Mass Optical Storage Technologies Inc.
February 1, 1986 |
A weeklong festival of baroque music, with appearances by baroque specialists Christopher Hogwood and James Richman and visiting ensembles--among them the Concert Royal, the New York Baroque Dance Company and Ensemble Chanterelle--was announced by the UCLA department of music Friday. The festival will take place on the Westwood campus, June 24-29.
July 27, 1995 |
A group of managers who bought their company from its Japanese parent have introduced an optical disk drive they hope will give them a head start in the market for the devices. MOST Inc. this month began shipping a drive that can store twice as much information as many of those produced by its competitors, and Chairman Tony Clifford said he expects few other companies will be able to match it until next year at the earliest.
June 26, 1986 |
Every June, one waits--sometimes in vain--for those musical activities which will bridge the gap between the frenzies of spring and the doldrums of summer. This June, we have an eight-day, multi-event Baroque Festival on the UCLA campus, one devoted in equal parts to professional performances of unhackneyed repertory and to scholarly examination of the musical scene--both past and present. It is the E.
October 7, 1988 |
In days when many foundations are turning increasingly to matching grants, providing services and getting involved in production decisions, the folks at the E. Nakamichi Foundation do philanthropy the old-fashioned way: They give money away. "There's tremendous pressure on us, as other sources of funding are weakening or drying up," reports Les Mitchnick, executive director of the foundation. "Each board meeting, we've been forced to consider more applications in both numbers and dollars."