August 9, 1987
William Marble has been promoted to vice president of Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's Corp. Marble previously was senior regional manager in Southern California. He will continue to head the operations, marketing, purchasing, real estate and construction and franchising of more than 200 Southland McDonald's restaurants.
December 15, 2010 |
A Sacramento mother and the Center for Science in the Public Interest filed a lawsuit Wednesday against McDonald's Corp., alleging that its practice of giving toys with children's meals is deceptive to children. The organization had been threatening to sue McDonald's since last summer, claiming that the Happy Meals toys constitute a method of circumventing parental control and teach children unhealthy eating. The complaint, filed in San Francisco Superior Court, also accuses the company of false advertising.
November 28, 1995
Wiz Technology Inc., publisher of low-cost computer software, said Monday it will provide a variety of products to the 734 Osco and Sav-On drug stores throughout the United States. Wiz received a purchase order for the products and permanent displays from the drug store division of American Stores Co. of Oak Brook, Ill.
January 17, 1985
The dual transactions were aimed at strengthening the long-distance telephone services that both Telesphere International Inc. and Marmon Telephone Network supply mostly to the lodging industry. Telesphere, based in Oak Brook, Ill., will pay Chicago-based Marmon Telephone Network, a unit of Marmon Group, $5.2 million for its long-distance network business and telephone switching facilities in Carson, Chicago, Atlanta and Stamford, Conn. Marmon will pay Telesphere $3.
April 7, 1985
A subsidiary of the nation's largest waste-disposal firm has agreed to pay a $2.5-million fine to settle civil complaints involving an Ohio landfill, the Environmental Protection Agency said. The penalty against Chemical Waste Management Inc., an arm of Waste Management Inc. of Oak Brook, Ill., is the largest administrative fine in the history of the EPA. It is far less than the $6.