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BUSINESS
May 29, 1996 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Red Robin International Inc., a 138-unit restaurant chain, will move its Orange County corporate headquarters to Denver in October as part of an ongoing restructuring of the company. The relocation is part of founder Gerald Kingen's plan to return the upscale burger and sandwich chain to the mid-priced niche where it enjoyed its greatest success. It was uncertain how many of the 60 employees at the company's corporate office in Irvine would lose their jobs in the move.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1995 | HOLLY J. WAGNER
A local Chevrolet dealer will be moving to the city's auto mall along the Garden Grove Freeway under an agreement approved this week by the City Council. Joe Voltarel, owner of Nicholas Chevrolet, agreed to pay $958,320 for a 4.12-acre site at Brookhurst Street and Trask Avenue. His business, now operating on Garden Grove Boulevard, will reopen at the new location within nine months.
NEWS
June 7, 1996 | CHRIS BAKER and GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles Clippers basketball team announced Thursday that it will not move to the Pond of Anaheim, after negotiations with the company that manages the arena collapsed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1996 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Highlighting a growing regulatory problem in California, a Glendale correspondence university accused of offering shoddy academic programs has sidestepped a state closure order by transferring most of its programs--at least on paper--to Hawaii.
BUSINESS
August 12, 1998 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Family amusement park pioneer William L. Rameson has formed a new company, Palace Entertainment, that will operate a chain of 15 miniature golf and arcade-based parks and be headquartered in Orange County. Rameson, who started the Camelot and Castle amusement park chains and later sold his interest in them, has acquired seven Camelot parks and seven Huish Family Fun Centers--all in California--and the Grand Prix Race-O-Rama park in Dania, Fla.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 1992 | ROBERT EPSTEIN
You knew it had to happen, once they got on the networks and hit the charts, Garth and Travis and Trisha, that almost everyone else would want to cozy up to country. The ebb and flow of the mainstream. Crossover country. As sure as Newton's Third Law, there is now an equal and opposite action to almost anything Nashville. What we have is a trend on top of a trend, pop and mainstream artists moving South and West.
BUSINESS
November 30, 1988 | ERIC SCHINE, Times Staff Writer
After mulling over a move to Mexico or elsewhere, Kwikset Corp., a leading manufacturer of residential locks and one of Orange County's largest employers, said Tuesday that it will stay put. The company's decision to buck the trend by other lock makers who have moved manufacturing overseas or south of the border means that its 1,300 employees in Anaheim and 500 more in Oklahoma can breathe easier. Kwikset, a subsidiary of Emhart Corp. of Farmington, Conn.
BUSINESS
May 30, 1996 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arco Products Co. on Wednesday said it will move its headquarters from the so-called West Bank of downtown Los Angeles--the once red-hot commercial real estate market west of the Harbor Freeway--to a prime skyscraper on Bunker Hill. Arco Products, the marketing and refining arm of Los Angeles-based energy giant Arco, said it will relocate about 500 workers into eight floors in the former headquarters of the now-defunct Security Pacific Bank.
BUSINESS
December 8, 2001 | BRAD BERTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Century City law firm Jeffer Mangels, Butler & Marmaro has agreed to relocate from prestigious Fox Plaza tower to nearby 1900 Avenue of the Stars in a deal valued at about $35 million by market observers. Jeffer Mangels was one of Fox Plaza's original tenants when the building opened in the 1980s at Olympic Boulevard and Avenue of the Stars, but rents in the 34-story building are among the highest in Los Angeles.
BUSINESS
July 17, 1996 | DEBORA VRANA
The Southern California regional office of Mercedes-Benz is moving to Costa Mesa from the Art Deco building that it owns in Hollywood. Mercedes-Benz has signed a 10-year lease for 10,000 square feet of space in Costa Mesa's 21-story Center Tower, the tallest building in Orange County. "We decided that Costa Mesa is really a center point for us and it is close to the airport," said Robert J. Wills, vice president of Mercedes-Benz North America Los Angeles Region.
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