November 13, 2011 |
All Gaul was divided into three parts, Julius Caesar wrote in his "De Bello Gallico. " For America, the Arab world had been divided into two: adversarial and acquiescent Arab authoritarians. Until now. The last eight months have witnessed profound changes. The willing and unwilling Arab autocrats have gone or are going the way of the dodo. What remains — Arab states without strong and authoritative leaders and caught up in lengthy, messy transitions, monarchies trying to co-opt and preempt transformational change (Saudi Arabia, Morocco and Jordan)
August 11, 1992 |
Aquatronics, a pet supply firm specializing in fish pharmaceuticals, has purchased a 25,000-square-foot building in Oxnard's Channel Islands Business Center. The company is moving there from a nearby leased location. Told Partners Inc. in Ventura represented the buyers, Peter and Gayle Escobal, and the seller, Told Corp., in the transaction. The price was not disclosed. Channel Islands Business Center, a Told Corp. development that opened in 1985, is now owned by Wells Fargo Bank.
September 18, 1994
For almost a year, the three partners who own Conejo Ranch have struggled to earn a living from their new plot of farmland outside Camarillo. Their prospects looked decent. But then a series of summertime blows knocked them down--and hope now seems a luxury. Federal officials have launched an unexpected investigation to see if the partners illegally destroyed a wetland to create their field--a probe that could cost them the farm.
April 16, 2013 |
Rampant piracy, government censorship and foreign quotas can make China a highly unpredictable and frustrating market for Hollywood. But one of China's top entertainment executives has some homespun advice: Make friends and be patient. "To succeed in China, it's like the old the Chinese saying: Before business, make friends," said Jerry Ye, chief executive of Wanda Cinemas, at an international panel on the opening day of Cinemacon, the annual convention for the theater industry held in Las Vegas.
February 5, 2013
Re "Patt Morrison Asks: Richard M. Walden, charity case," Opinion, Jan. 30 Richard M. Walden raises several points about the American Red Cross that I'd like to address. When a donor designates his contribution to be spent on an event such as the Japan earthquake and tsunami, the Haiti earthquake or Superstorm Sandy, that is exactly where the money goes; it is not put into a general account. The Red Cross spends 91 cents of every dollar donated directly on programs and services.
February 18, 2011 |
The strength of the bond you formed with Mom during the first two years of life strongly affects how efficiently you and your partner will move beyond a fight and join forces to accomplish mutual goals, a new study finds. But if those first years failed to cement your attachment to Mom, take heart: the same study suggests that finding a mellow mate--someone who "gets over it" quickly in the wake of an argument--can help even the insecurely attached to find happiness in a relationship.
March 24, 1986
Quotron Systems Chairman Milton E. Mohr said several customers and joint-venture partners, including AT&T, have voiced concerns about Citicorp gaining access to their confidential business plans if the banking firm acquires Quotron. Mohr said, however, that he doesn't know if any customers will withdraw their business if Citicorp's $680-million bid succeeds.
August 19, 1992 |
In a coup for Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, the Los Angeles-based law firm on Tuesday said the entire intellectual property law group of Milgrim Thomajan & Lee has joined its staff. Leading the Milgrim Thomajan group are name partners Roger M. Milgrim and Albert T. Lee. Along with Milgrim and Lee, 10 other partners and 10 associates of Milgrim Thomajan will be joining Paul, Hastings' New York offices. Among the new Paul, Hastings partners are Charles B.
March 19, 1994 |
The Rose Law Firm has decided to file an ethics complaint against former Associate Atty. Gen. Webster Hubbell and some of the firm's partners are urging a review of the expense account and billing records of other current and former Rose lawyers, including First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, sources close to the firm said.