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September 29, 1992 | DANIEL AKST
Milt Schwartz was anxious. Any chief executive would be, summoned this way before his board of directors. Sure enough, they told Schwartz that his addiction had to stop, and they bundled him off to a treatment center. What an encounter for the founder and publisher of Sober Times, a San Diego-based monthly that bills itself as "the recovery magazine." Schwartz is not a product of today's fashionable recovery movement, as much as his career as a businessman may have benefitted by it.
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August 9, 2009
Disaster recovery: An article in the July 5 Section A about the disaster recovery industry said that half of states license public insurance adjusters. According to the National Assn. for Insurance Commissioners, 46 states do.
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August 4, 2009
Disaster recovery: An article in the July 5 Section A about the disaster recovery industry said that half of states license public insurance adjusters. According to the National Assn. for Insurance Commissioners, 46 states do.
BUSINESS
September 29, 1992 | DANIEL AKST
Milt Schwartz was anxious. Any chief executive would be, summoned this way before his board of directors. Sure enough, they told Schwartz that his addiction had to stop, and they bundled him off to a treatment center. What an encounter for the founder and publisher of Sober Times, a San Diego-based monthly that bills itself as "the recovery magazine." Schwartz is not a product of today's fashionable recovery movement, as much as his career as a businessman may have benefitted by it.
BUSINESS
April 27, 1992 | From Associated Press
The nation's major real estate trade groups say the housing industry will continue to lead the economy out of recession this year despite the failure of the government to provide any new stimulus. "We believe that as long as interest rates remain affordable, we'll see housing do its part" in advancing the economic rebound, Dorcas T. Helfant, president of the National Assn. of Realtors, said on the eve of the group's midyear meeting this week.
BUSINESS
November 13, 1990 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Savings and loan executives meeting here Monday said federal regulators' zeal in trying to protect taxpayers is producing inconsistent, overly harsh reviews of thrifts that are scaring off investment dollars needed for survival. In a theme heard repeatedly at the annual U.S. League of Savings Institutions convention, thrift executives complained that regulators are pressuring them to bolster the financial cushions that protect against losses.
BUSINESS
June 15, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County's 24 savings and loans, benefiting from lower interest rates on deposits and bigger profit margins, posted their first quarterly profit in two years, chalking up combined earnings of $68 million. In last year's first quarter, the local thrift industry lost $147 million, mostly because of losses at failed institutions operated by federal regulators.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1991 | From Reuters
The nation's airlines are ill, and no cure is in sight. After a record loss of nearly $4 billion last year and a dismal first quarter, the airline industry has been eagerly awaiting the second half of the year, when the economy is supposed to rebound and boost travel. That would lead earnings to rise and make 1992 a year of recovery, industry officials and analysts have said. But some experts say the picture is starting to change.
BUSINESS
November 26, 1987 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times Staff Writer
Carl Karcher Enterprises reported Wednesday that its earnings climbed 16.7% during its fiscal 1988 third quarter--despite a $2.4-million paper loss resulting from the stock market collapse. The Anaheim-based fast-food chain posted a $2.1-million profit for the three months ended Nov. 2, up from $1.8 million a year earlier. Sales rose 19.2%, to $88.5 million from $74.2 million in the same quarter last year.
BUSINESS
August 8, 1995 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With Southland disasters now a memory, visitors started returning to the region's hotels this year, especially in Orange County where new Disneyland attractions are luring throngs of tourists, according to figures released Monday. Hotel occupancy rates for the first six months of 1995 show Los Angeles County with a slight 1.9% increase, while Orange County had a nearly 10% increase overall, with hotels in Anaheim reporting a 22% hike in June alone.
BUSINESS
April 27, 1992 | From Associated Press
The nation's major real estate trade groups say the housing industry will continue to lead the economy out of recession this year despite the failure of the government to provide any new stimulus. "We believe that as long as interest rates remain affordable, we'll see housing do its part" in advancing the economic rebound, Dorcas T. Helfant, president of the National Assn. of Realtors, said on the eve of the group's midyear meeting this week.
BUSINESS
November 13, 1990 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Savings and loan executives meeting here Monday said federal regulators' zeal in trying to protect taxpayers is producing inconsistent, overly harsh reviews of thrifts that are scaring off investment dollars needed for survival. In a theme heard repeatedly at the annual U.S. League of Savings Institutions convention, thrift executives complained that regulators are pressuring them to bolster the financial cushions that protect against losses.
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