May 3, 1992 |
An instant architectural landmark since it opened early last year, Sanwa Bank California's 52-story mixture of granite, glass and bronze towers over the western fringe of downtown Los Angeles, a blue-green glow shining at night from its top three stories.
April 30, 1991
20TH CENTURY INDUSTRIES PROPERTY-CASUALTY INSURANCE 6301 Owensmouth Ave. Woodland Hills 91367 818-704-3700 * Chief Executive: Louis W. Foster * Exchange: OTC * Employees: 1,850 * Hiring trend: Increasing ACUSON CORP. MEDICAL IMAGING PRODUCTS 1220 Charleston Road, P.O. Box 7393 Mountain View 94039-7393 415-969-9112 * Chief Executive: Samuel H.
May 27, 1990 |
Walt Disney Co.'s corporate offices in Burbank may have eclipsed Disneyland as the "happiest place on earth." Every year, Disney's top executives collect their riches. Last year, they were the four highest-paid executives at California's publicly held corporations. Disney President Frank G. Wells became the state's best-paid by exercising stock options and pocketing $46.1 million. Added to his $4.8-million salary and bonus, his total compensation was nearly $51 million.
April 30, 1991 |
For a crisp snapshot of California's diverse economy, check out the companies topping this year's Times 100 list. The companies giving their shareholders the most for their money are making software to run printers and selling mutual funds, active sportswear and X-ray machines. Adobe Systems, the Mountain View software maker, topped the list for the second year in a row, despite a stock price plunge earlier in the year.