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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1990 | GEORGE FRANK
A new welfare office to serve poor and elderly residents in South County will open April 1 near La Paz Road and McIntyre Street. Financing the office became a priority in September after an attempt by county officials to close down the small welfare office in San Juan Capistrano caused a public outcry. Those opposing the closure said it would force the poor to make the long trip to the county welfare office in Costa Mesa. The San Juan Capistrano office was closed for less than a week.
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SPORTS
February 9, 2012 | Lance Pugmire
Honda Center owners Henry and Susan Samueli were joined by Anaheim city leaders Wednesday in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $20-million project described as the most extensive upgrade in the venue's history. The city maintains a strong interest in luring the NBA's Sacramento Kings. Anaheim is awaiting a March 1 deadline Kings owners have for Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to reveal a financing plan to build an arena in Sacramento. "We can envision a day fans will attend NHL hockey, concerts and NBA basketball games here," Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait said at the ceremony, dropping in the NBA's old advertising slogan for effect.
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NEWS
March 30, 1993 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the most jarring business defections from Southern California, Hughes Aircraft will close its Canoga Park missile facility and move 1,900 engineering-related jobs to Tucson by 1994, the aerospace firm said Monday. The decision ranks among the largest transfers of aerospace jobs out of the state since the trend began in the mid-1980s. More ominously, it undercuts one of the state's last remaining strengths: retaining its wealth of science and engineering talent.
BUSINESS
February 5, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
Hilton Hotels said it had decided to relocate its headquarters from Beverly Hills to Virginia's Fairfax County. Hilton Chief Executive Christopher Nassetta said that Virginia offered the company a more central location for its operations and that the move would help reduce costs. Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine's office said Hilton, which took advantage of financial incentives offered by the state, will invest at least $17 million in the relocation. The company has more than 3,200 hotels in 77 countries and territories.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1990 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
Share Our Selves will be allowed to keep its dental clinic at the Rea Community Center at least until next January while the rest of the organization relocates, according to an agreement reached with the City Council this week. "That was a crucial point with us," said Jean Forbath, founder and executive director of SOS, which provides emergency food, clothing and financial assistance to about 5,000 Orange County families.
BUSINESS
July 3, 1987 | JAMES F. PELTZ, Times Staff Writer
Carnation Co. said Thursday that it plans to move its headquarters out of the Mid-Wilshire district, probably to a site north or east of downtown Los Angeles. No final decisions on the relocation or scheduled moving date have been made, but areas being considered range from Studio City east to Pomona, said Carnation spokeswoman Celeste Miller.
BUSINESS
June 3, 2000 | KAREN ALEXANDER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While cities all around it wage sophisticated campaigns to attract technology companies, Aliso Viejo is creating a high-tech cluster almost without trying. It doesn't promote itself with glossy marketing brochures or catchy phrases such as "Tech Coast."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 1, 1993 | MARK I. PINSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Rev. Charles R. Swindoll, nationally known for his Christian radio ministry and best-selling religious books, has announced that he will leave the First Evangelical Church to found a nondenominational church south of Nashville, Tenn., eventually taking the organization that produces his popular "Insight for Living" program there.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1999 | LESLIE EARNEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
SSE Manufacturing Inc. said Friday it will close its two pizza manufacturing plants in Santa Ana by October to consolidate the operations with a site in Kansas. Some of the 450 employees in Santa Ana will be offered jobs in Kansas, spokesman Bob Otterson said, but he did not say how many. The news came as a blow to the city, which also learned this week that Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. will cut 10% of its worldwide work force, including an undisclosed number of jobs in Orange County.
BUSINESS
September 21, 1999 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Art Center College of Design, one of the nation's most prominent art schools, said it is considering the former Terminal Annex post office in downtown Los Angeles as a new home for its 1,700 full-time students and faculty. The potential move, prompted by the school's need to expand, could prove a major boost for downtown Los Angeles as it struggles to reinvent itself as a regional center for culture and entertainment.
BUSINESS
October 2, 2008 | Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post
Looking down from his building's 87th floor at the glittering signs of multinational banks along the river here, Fan Dizhao declared confidently that Wall Street's reign as the world's No. 1 financial hub is coming to an end. The United States is grappling with its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, but these are go-go days in China. Venture capital, private equity and foreign direct investment are at all-time highs.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 4, 2008 | Carolyn Kellogg, Special to The Times
Vroman's lent book carts. The Los Feliz Library brought more carts and donated lanyards. Duttons sold them its phone system, a rack for greeting cards and lots of other supplies. Skylight Books was bursting out of its Vermont Avenue location and, one day last week, invited volunteers to help move a big chunk of its stock to the new addition down the street, called 1814. Being a neighborhood bookstore is part of what co-owner Kerry Slattery attributes to Skylight's success. It hosts readings, a new salon series and special events that keep people coming back.
BUSINESS
June 28, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
AT&T Inc., the biggest U.S. phone company, will move its headquarters to Dallas from San Antonio to be closer to suppliers. About 700 employees will be affected by the relocation, which AT&T said it hoped to complete this year. The company currently has almost 6,000 workers in San Antonio. The change will help AT&T meet staffing needs and save on air-travel costs, the company said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 2008 | Martha Groves, Times Staff Writer
On Sunday, 2,100 doctors, nurses, technicians and managers at UCLA Medical Center will participate in a task of epic proportions: moving to the gleaming new hospital across the street. Although the distance is short, the details are daunting. The shift to the new Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center will require military-style precision.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 17, 2008 | From Bloomberg News
The Barnes Foundation won the latest round in a legal dispute over a plan to move its collection of Impressionist art to Philadelphia, against the wishes of some residents in the museum's current suburban location. Judge Stanley Ott of Montgomery County Orphans' Court said the Friends of the Barnes Foundation lacked legal standing to oppose the relocation of the Barnes Museum from its home in Merion, Pa., where the collection has been since 1925. Though "the intensity of concern" by the Friends of the Barnes group is "real and commendable," the organization lacked an "actual interest" in the matter, Ott wrote this week.
BUSINESS
March 8, 2008 | Ken Bensinger, Times Staff Writer
The nation's largest car market, Southern California, is losing two major automobile operations. Chrysler said Friday that it would close its Pacifica Advanced Product Design Center in Carlsbad to reduce costs. Separately, Volvo of North America, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Co., said it would abandon its Irvine headquarters in favor of Rockleigh, N.J., by the end of the year. "We have evaluated the situation in the U.S.
BUSINESS
November 24, 1998
B.F. Goodrich Co., the former tire maker turned aerospace and specialty chemicals company, reached an agreement to acquire Coltec Industries Inc., the leading maker of aircraft controls and landing gear systems. Charlotte, N.C.-based Coltec, which also makes industrial sealing products for aerospace and general industrial markets, had sales of about $1.31 billion last year and has about $608 million in long-term debt, Goodrich said. Goodrich has annual sales of about $5.5 billion.
BUSINESS
March 19, 2000 | CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Joe Robertson has come a long way since hawking bedspreads at Orange County flea markets in the 1970s. He now owns and operates a new $35-million textile plant that soon will be the largest of its kind in Baja California. His company, Huntington Beach-based Kojo Industries, is one of the hundreds of U.S.
SPORTS
December 22, 2007 | Bill Shaikin, Times Staff Writer
Cal Ripken Jr. could replace Tom Lasorda as the resident icon at Dodgertown. A major league club has reserved the option to replace the Dodgers when they move from their longtime spring home in Vero Beach, Fla., Mayor Tom White said Friday. He said the deal could enable spring training in Vero Beach -- a tradition since 1948 -- to continue uninterrupted after the Dodgers leave. White would not identify the club, but it is believed to be the Baltimore Orioles.
SPORTS
December 7, 2007 | Gary Klein, Times Staff Writer
Rose Bowl officials declined Thursday to offer a lease to USC, instead recommending that USC first attempt to work out its differences with the Coliseum Commission. After meeting in closed session at the Pasadena stadium, the Rose Bowl Operating Company board announced that it would take no action on USC's two-year lease proposal, but left open the possibility of revisiting the issue.
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