April 29, 1998 |
Knight Ridder on Tuesday said it will move its headquarters to Silicon Valley from Miami in a bid to remake its image into a high-technology information provider from a traditional newspaper company. Of 150 corporate employees, Knight Ridder estimated that about 65 top executives, including Chairman and Chief Executive Tony Ridder, would relocate to California, where the company owns the San Jose Mercury News and several other newspapers.
October 23, 1995 |
Where logging trucks once ruled the pavement, the streets now are nearly silent. The auto parts store, the burger place, the Chevron station and even the Silver Eagle bar are closed down and boarded up. Fathers leave their families behind for days or weeks at a time to take jobs in other towns--or states. Houses sit empty as homeowners move away without hope of finding renters or buyers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1992 |
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies arrested 21 striking drywall workers Tuesday on suspicion of trespassing at a Palmdale construction site. The workers were taken into custody about 7:25 a.m. at a site in the 39700 block of Milan Drive, Sgt. Robert Denham said. The strikers followed a delivery truck onto the site, where they allegedly threatened workers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 16, 1992 |
Striking drywall workers brought their nearly four-month-long protest to Palmdale on Tuesday, resulting in 16 arrests after workers were attacked and homes under construction vandalized, a sheriff's spokeswoman said. Damage was minimal and there were no injuries in the incidents, which began about 8:30 a.m. at 30th Street West and Avenue N, and 30th Street West and Avenue O-8, said Deputy Irma Becerra. About 50 strikers were involved.
July 19, 1991
David M. Lawrence has been named chief executive of Oakland-based Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. The two organizations, their subsidiaries and the 12 independent Kaiser Permanente medical groups make up the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, the nation's largest health maintenance organization.