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August 15, 1995 | DON LEE
Scores of workers at Pacific Bell Directory, publisher of the telephone company's Yellow Pages, went on strike Monday afternoon at several sites in the Southland, including this city, union officials said. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers said many of the 550 clerical and sales staff at Pacific Bell Directory's offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Anaheim and the San Fernando Valley walked out at 3:30 p.m.
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July 1, 1999 | Robin Fields
An Orange County Small Claims Court judge rejected StressBusters Massage Co.'s $5,000 claim against Pacific Bell Directory, ruling that the Yellow Pages publisher's contracts allow it to edit ads as it sees fit. StressBusters, a Laguna Hills massage firm that specializes in treating infants and pregnant women, sued after Pacific Bell refused to print its Web address in its ad.
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March 6, 1996 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County Superior Court jury in Santa Ana has awarded $2.1 million to five Yellow Pages sales agents who alleged that their employer coerced them into taking early retirement. Some pension and benefit specialists said the jury's decision clearly reflects increasing angst over corporate downsizing and the loss of the employee-employer loyalty bond.
BUSINESS
July 1, 1999 | ROBIN FIELDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County Small Claims Court judge this week rejected StressBusters Massage Co.'s $5,000 claim against Pacific Bell Directory, ruling the Yellow Pages publisher's contracts allow it to edit ads as it sees fit. StressBusters, a Laguna Hills massage firm that specializes in treating infants and pregnant women, sued after Pacific Bell refused to print its Web address in its ad.
BUSINESS
July 1, 1999 | Robin Fields
An Orange County Small Claims Court judge rejected StressBusters Massage Co.'s $5,000 claim against Pacific Bell Directory, ruling that the Yellow Pages publisher's contracts allow it to edit ads as it sees fit. StressBusters, a Laguna Hills massage firm that specializes in treating infants and pregnant women, sued after Pacific Bell refused to print its Web address in its ad.
BUSINESS
June 17, 1999
Mikki Anderson calls herself "this little pea" in Pacific Bell Directory's mattress. Anderson will take the Yellow Pages publishing giant to Orange County Small Claims Court on Friday, alleging the directory has damaged her Laguna Hills therapeutic massage firm by refusing to print its Web address. Earlier this year, Pacific Bell Directory identified six business categories for which it would no longer print e-mail or Web site addresses, massage among them.
BUSINESS
July 1, 1999 | ROBIN FIELDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County Small Claims Court judge this week rejected StressBusters Massage Co.'s $5,000 claim against Pacific Bell Directory, ruling the Yellow Pages publisher's contracts allow it to edit ads as it sees fit. StressBusters, a Laguna Hills massage firm that specializes in treating infants and pregnant women, sued after Pacific Bell refused to print its Web address in its ad.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
With new phone books arriving throughout the region, officials are promoting recycling of last year's model. Pacific Bell Directory and the Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation have begun a telephone book recycling program for Sunland, Tujunga, Burbank and Glendale residents and those in surrounding areas. The drive will continue until Aug.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1997 | (Vicki Torres)
Pacific Bell Directory, which has provided free or low-cost training programs to small businesses for the last three years, has announced expansion of its outreach effort in a partnership with nine other corporations. The new partners will enable Pacific Bell Directory to double the number of classes offered statewide each year from 100 to 200.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1996 | BONNIE HAYES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hoisting the 1,700-page telephone directory for several North County communities used to be a test of strength. Now, reading it has become a test of eyesight. The GTE Directories company says it will save "millions of dollars" by using smaller paper and type in the 10 million directories it will distribute by spring in Southern California. Aside from saving costs, GTE spokeswoman Laura Volberding says, the directories' smaller size makes them "more user friendly."
BUSINESS
June 17, 1999
Mikki Anderson calls herself "this little pea" in Pacific Bell Directory's mattress. Anderson will take the Yellow Pages publishing giant to Orange County Small Claims Court on Friday, alleging the directory has damaged her Laguna Hills therapeutic massage firm by refusing to print its Web address. Earlier this year, Pacific Bell Directory identified six business categories for which it would no longer print e-mail or Web site addresses, massage among them.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
With new phone books arriving throughout the region, officials are promoting recycling of last year's model. Pacific Bell Directory and the Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation have begun a telephone book recycling program for Sunland, Tujunga, Burbank and Glendale residents and those in surrounding areas. The drive will continue until Aug.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1997 | (Vicki Torres)
Pacific Bell Directory, which has provided free or low-cost training programs to small businesses for the last three years, has announced expansion of its outreach effort in a partnership with nine other corporations. The new partners will enable Pacific Bell Directory to double the number of classes offered statewide each year from 100 to 200.
BUSINESS
March 6, 1996 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County Superior Court jury in Santa Ana has awarded $2.1 million to five Yellow Pages sales agents who alleged that their employer coerced them into taking early retirement. Some pension and benefit specialists said the jury's decision clearly reflects increasing angst over corporate downsizing and the loss of the employee-employer loyalty bond.
BUSINESS
August 15, 1995 | DON LEE
Scores of workers at Pacific Bell Directory, publisher of the telephone company's Yellow Pages, went on strike Monday afternoon at several sites in the Southland, including this city, union officials said. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers said many of the 550 clerical and sales staff at Pacific Bell Directory's offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Anaheim and the San Fernando Valley walked out at 3:30 p.m.
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