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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1990 | SHANNON SANDS
A new weekly newspaper in town is expected to be the subject of debate at tonight's City Council meeting. The debate was set at the last council meeting after Mark Petracca, a political science professor at UC Irvine, criticized Tustin Today, a 2-month-old weekly newspaper owned by the Irvine Co. Petracca demanded that the council protect its use of the name "Tustin Today," which for years has been the name of the city's quarterly recreation brochure.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1990 | SONNI EFRON
The chairwoman of the Orange County Human Relations Commission on Tuesday condemned recent death threats against a Vietnamese-language newspaper publisher and other prominent Vietnamese-Americans. "We feel that even the threat of violence is to be deplored, particularly when it is also a threat to the First Amendment right to free expression," said Jean Forbath. "Since the target of this threat is the editor of a very important paper, we feel this is doubly deplorable."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1990 | JOHN PENNER
The Huntington Beach News, a downtown weekly newspaper that suspended publication last month for the first time in its 85-year history, is expected to return to full circulation May 25 with a new look, Publisher Jack Kelly said. Buoyed by new financial backing, the News will reappear as a full-sized broadsheet newspaper, abandoning the tabloid format it had adopted in recent years, Kelly said.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dissident heir Harry Hoiles' long-running effort to break up Freedom Newspapers Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, received a major setback Monday when an appeals court delivered a ringing affirmation of a lower court's earlier dismissal of his lawsuit. Harry Hoiles, one of three sons of Freedom Newspapers founder R.C.
BUSINESS
June 28, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The publisher of the Orange County Register has sued six publishing companies alleging that they reprinted the Register's help-wanted advertisements without permission and then billed the advertisers themselves. The suit filed in Orange County Superior Court on Tuesday by Irvine-based Freedom Newspapers Inc. on behalf of the Register seeks $100,000 in general damages and $1 million in punitive damages. The action follows by three months a federal lawsuit filed by the U.S.
BUSINESS
June 28, 1991 | GREGORY CROUCH
The Orange Coast Daily Pilot will become a three-day-a-week freebie, ending its 68-year career as a small but aggressive daily newspaper that informed its readers about goings-on close to home and around the world. Publisher Jim Gressinger told readers about the changes in the Costa Mesa-based paper's Thursday edition, saying that "from a business standpoint, the Pilot should not have been a daily newspaper for at least the past decade, in which it has continuously lost money."
NEWS
July 21, 1991
As part of new tax laws passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Wilson, newspapers and other periodicals sold in California are now subject to sales taxes for the first time ever. The new tax law goes into effect Monday, July 15, 1991. This law applies both to home delivery subscriptions and the newspapers purchased from a newsrack, newsstand or store.
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