CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 1993 |
MCA Inc., the entertainment giant that owns Universal Studios, is pressing county transportation officials to relocate a proposed subway station to a site more convenient to Universal's amusement park, transportation officials said Wednesday. And because of a little-known provision of state law, MCA has a big bargaining chip--the power to withhold $6 million from the subway builders.
August 25, 1998
Best Data Products, a leading manufacturer of modem, video conferencing and 3-D graphics products, will increase the size of its headquarters by 50% when it moves Oct. 1 to the Northridge Industrial Park in Chatsworth. About 100 workers will be employed at the 28,350-square-foot high-tech site, which replaces Best Data's plant on Nordhoff Street. The five-year lease is valued at $1.1 million.
May 10, 2001 |
Boeing Co. said Wednesday that it has completed a review of three cities it targeted for a new corporate headquarters and that a decision is imminent. Officials at Seattle-based Boeing declined to say when an announcement would be made, but a Seattle newspaper reported Wednesday that the selection may be revealed as early as today. Chicago, Dallas and Denver are vying to become the new home of the world's largest aerospace concern, offering packages of multimillion-dollar tax breaks.
August 25, 1999 |
The Spanish-language Telemundo television network is transferring the bulk of its programming and marketing divisions from Santa Monica to south Florida in a move designed to consolidate operations and improve the network's flagging performance. Two of the network's top executives--President and Chief Executive Officer James M. McNamara, and Chief Operating Officer Alan Sokol--have already relocated to Telemundo's offices in the Miami suburb of Hialeah.
February 5, 1999 |
Chevron Corp. said Thursday it plans to sell its technology center in La Habra, eliminating at least 330 high-paying jobs in Orange County's northernmost city and severing its historic ties with the Southland's once-formidable oil industry. The move will cost La Habra one of its largest employers and follows last year's closing of the Friendly Hills Regional Medical Center, the city's only hospital, with nearly 1,000 employees.
January 7, 2006 |
While Angel owner Arte Moreno has suggested the team could move from Anaheim, and while the city of Anaheim has wondered whether Los Angeles would be the destination, the most likely partner in building a stadium there says Moreno has not discussed any such project with him. "Not once," said AEG President Tim Leiweke. As California cities and counties grow increasingly resistant to funding sports facilities, AEG has built Staples Center and the Home Depot Center, largely with private financing.
May 29, 1996 |
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1995 |
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.
June 7, 1996 |
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 |
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.