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SPORTS
August 23, 1998 | BILL SHAIKIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Irvine Mayor Christina Shea received a curious telephone call last fall. The caller told Shea he represented an NBA team interested in moving to the city, though he declined to identify himself or the team. That unsolicited call, sketchy as it was, resuscitated spirits in the offices of the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim. Tony Guanci, a Newport Beach resident and a sports industry consultant, was the mystery caller.
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BUSINESS
June 12, 1997 | MELINDA FULMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Office products giant Avery Dennison Corp. is moving 500 employees to a new five-story office building in Orange County from several locations throughout Southern California, the company said Wednesday. Developer Olen Properties of Newport Beach has agreed to build an office building for Avery in Brea, as well as an adjacent 131,000-square-foot building. Avery Dennison signed a seven-year, $19.5-million lease and will move when the building is completed next spring.
BUSINESS
May 14, 1991 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aerospace is far more important to California's economy than previously thought, and the exodus of industry jobs and factories threatens to inflict broad economic damage, according to a major new study to be released today. The report, conducted by the consulting firm McKinsey & Co. for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, is among several high-level efforts in Washington and Sacramento to increase political support for the industry and stem plant relocations to other states.
NEWS
August 3, 1988 | JEANNINE STEIN, Times Staff Writer
Mann's Chinese Theater, Tail o' the Pup, Frederick's of Hollywood--they're all Los Angeles landmarks of kitsch. But another member of the list, Chippendales, soon may be off, if, as its owner promises, it uproots itself from its nine-year Westside site and moves out of the city. The club has a sex discrimination suit pending, has lost its liquor license and may have its fire permit permanently revoked. This Friday, it will relocate temporarily to another area location.
BUSINESS
May 14, 1990 | CHRIS KRAUL, SAN DIEGO COUNTY BUSINESS EDITOR
The attraction for most of the 1,800 foreign companies that have set up manufacturing plants in Mexico is the cheap cost of labor. But a growing number of Southern California furniture makers hear another siren call: more lenient environmental laws. During the past two to three years, at least 40 Southern California furniture makers have relocated or made plans to open plants, called maquiladoras, in the Tijuana area, a migration that is still gathering steam.
BUSINESS
September 16, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Humana Inc. said Tuesday that it will withdraw from several unprofitable regions, a decision prompted by its canceled merger with United Healthcare Corp., and take a third-quarter after-tax charge of $84 million. The managed-care company said it will leave Sarasota and Treasure Coast, Fla., which are predominantly Medicare product markets, and Springfield and Jefferson City, Mo., which are predominantly commercial product markets.
BUSINESS
January 15, 2001 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Two of the region's largest ocean-shipping lines plan to relocate most of their local administrative operations out of state within the next several weeks in what industry observers say is a move to cut costs and consolidate clerical functions and an attempt to elude a powerful labor union working to organize office employees at both companies. The relocations are expected to affect scores of clerical and administrative workers at Hanjin Shipping Co.'
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1996 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lockheed Martin Corp., continuing the consolidation it began more than a year ago, said Tuesday it will move its aircraft services division from Ontario to Palmdale, bringing about 1,000 workers from San Bernardino County to the Antelope Valley. The aerospace giant already has about 3,500 employees at its famed Skunk Works facility in Palmdale, where it designs top-secret military aircraft.
BUSINESS
October 6, 2003 | Michael Hiltzik
Listening to John Levy describe his three decades in business, you have to be impressed by his sheer resourcefulness. By most conventional measures, Reflex Corp., the private pet supply manufacturer Levy founded, is a tiny enterprise. With $10 dog and cat collars and leashes its main stock in trade, the company rings up sales of $2.5 million to $3 million a year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1996 | KAY HWANGBO
After months of battling his former landlord, Chef Raimund Hofmeister of the Los Angeles Culinary Institute says he is happy to return to what he does best: training future chefs. The cooking school reopened at a new location on Ventura Boulevard and White Oak Avenue in mid-December, after being unceremoniously booted out of its previous site, the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. The school reopened its restaurant, the Classroom, on Jan. 12.
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