February 8, 2012 |
Online dating has come a long way from its less-than-positive association with the personal ad. But is it actually a better way to meet that special someone? In some ways yes -- and in others, maybe not, according to a study on online dating released by the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest. "Romantic relationships can begin anywhere. When Cupid's arrow strikes, you might be at church or at school, playing chess or softball, searching for a partner at a party, or minding your own business on the train," the authors write . "But sometimes Cupid goes on vacation, or takes a long nap, or kicks back for a marathon of Lifetime original movies.
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.
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.
June 30, 1986
The subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Early California Industries is an equal partner in Comet American Marketing with American Rice, a major Southern rice marketing cooperative headquartered in Houston. Effective Tuesday, the partners will transfer their proprietary domestic rice brands to Comet American Marketing, except for those used by Comet Rice of California and Comet Rice of Puerto Rico.