CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 2011 |
Al Azus never forgot the one bright spot in his darkest hour. It was 1953 and his young wife had died from tuberculosis, leaving him with two toddlers. He lost his family's house, then he lost his livelihood and finally he lost his children too. Azus said he had no choice but to place his 2-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son in foster care administered by a Los Angeles family services agency. The youngsters' two-year placement allowed Azus to begin rebuilding his life.
January 21, 1998
Mackey is right ("Seinfeld: Consumed," Jan. 7)! Who would have thought that the truth was so close to the heart; it was about food. Thanks for printing Matthew Jaffe's article. ARIEL DURANT Long Beach
December 14, 1986 |
The Evening Outlook of Santa Monica will begin the New Year by introducing a morning edition, redesigning the newspaper, transferring production to the Daily Breeze plant in Torrance and laying off 40 people. Owners of the 111-year-old Evening Outlook, which was purchased by the La Jolla-based Copley newspaper chain in 1983, also will reduce the number of editions from three to two and shorten the name to The Outlook, said Thomas J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 14, 1989
As the owner of six PIP Printing Centers in Southern California for the past 20 years, I was dismayed to read "PIP Faces Challenge of Making Buyout Pay" (Business, May 23). The comments made by two disgruntled PIP owners in no way represent the mainstream of PIP Printing owner opinion. As a result, the article paints a biased and distorted picture of one of the Southland's most successful franchise operations. The reporter's claim that a "large number of PIP franchisees are restless" is inaccurate.
November 9, 1989 |
Maxwell Graphics Inc. says it will be acquired for $500 million in cash anad securities by Quebecor Inc. of Montreal, a printing, publishing and forest products company. Maxwell Graphics, a division of Maxwell Communications Corp., which bought the St. Paul-based Webb Companies in 1986, has three printing plants in Minnesota and prints the Sunday newspaper supplement Parade, as well as Time, Sports Illustrated and TV Guide magazines. It moved its U.S. headquarters to St. Paul earlier this year.
January 31, 2004
The top three sports figures for the 2003 Hall of Shame: 1. Kobe Bryant. 2. Keyshawn Johnson. 3. Pete Rose. Dishonorable mention: 1. The BCS. 2. Times sports department (again), for not printing this. Lawrence M. Kates Los Angeles