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August 27, 1991 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge has rejected a bankruptcy filing by the American majority owner of Egg City in Moorpark, bringing the company's Japanese partner one step closer to taking control of the ailing egg farm. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Calvin K. Ashland on Friday sided with the Japanese partner, Okura & Co. (America), in ruling that the bankruptcy petition was improperly filed without a vote of the board of directors of The Careau Group, the parent of Egg City.
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August 27, 1991 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge has rejected a bankruptcy filing by the American majority owner of Egg City in Moorpark, bringing the company's Japanese partner one step closer to taking control of the ailing egg farm. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Calvin K. Ashland on Friday sided with the Japanese partner, Okura & Co. (America), in ruling that the bankruptcy petition was improperly filed without a vote of the board of directors of The Careau Group, the parent of Egg City.
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March 20, 1990 | JOHN MEDEARIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In March, 1989, Richard Carrott received a letter from his Japanese partner in Egg City, a Moorpark egg ranch. The partner, a division of the Japanese Okura & Co., says it loaned Egg City about $30 million and helped the ranch climb out of bankruptcy, but Carrott wasn't feeling very good about his relationship with the group. Not long before, he had had some angry exchanges with some Okura executives at Egg City.
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November 5, 1990
Richard G. Carrott, 64, an international authority on 18th- and 19th-Century architecture and a founding member of UC Riverside's art department. Carrott, who came to UC Riverside in 1961, wrote extensively about art, architecture and art history. Among his best-known books is "The Egyptian Revival: Its Sources, Monuments and Meaning." Carrott, who earned a doctorate in art history from Yale, had been chairman of UC Riverside's Art Department and Academic Senate.
NEWS
November 5, 1990
Richard G. Carrott, 64, an international authority on 18th- and 19th-Century architecture and a founding member of UC Riverside's art department. Carrott, who came to UC Riverside in 1961, wrote extensively about art, architecture and art history. Among his best-known books is "The Egyptian Revival: Its Sources, Monuments and Meaning." Carrott, who earned a doctorate in art history from Yale, had been chairman of UC Riverside's Art Department and Academic Senate.
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September 15, 1986 | ALAN GOLDSTEIN and SAM ENRIQUEZ, Times Staff Writers
Egg City owner Richard Carrott said Sunday that talks have broken down in the 11-week-old labor dispute at the Ventura County ranch and charged that strikers have been harassing replacement workers. Negotiators for Egg City, the world's largest chicken ranch, and the United Farm Workers, which represents the 240 workers who walked out on June 24, last met on Tuesday. At the time, they did not set a date to resume discussions.
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August 17, 1991 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The American firm that owns the majority of Egg City may lose its stake in the world's largest egg farm to its Japanese partner as the result of a federal court's ruling in Los Angeles on Friday. U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson ordered the Careau Group, the U.S. firm that owns 60% of the Moorpark egg farm, to pay more than $36 million in loans and interest to Okura & Co. (America), the U.S. subsidiary of a large Japanese trading company that owns the remainder of the farm.
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June 28, 1991 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The operators of two egg ranches near Moorpark are doing all they can to quell the smell generated by 410 tons of chicken manure a day, a poultry expert said Thursday. Donald Bell, a poultry specialist from UC Davis, spoke at a meeting of the Egg Production Industry Advisory Committee, which was formed almost two years ago to address the smell problems at Egg City and Eggs West near Moorpark. The 3.5 million chickens at the two ranches produce about 410 tons of manure each day.
BUSINESS
May 13, 1986 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Egg City, the world's largest chicken ranch, has filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, largely to pressure United Farm Workers members to accept pay cuts at the Ventura County ranch, company lawyers said Monday. Labor law experts said Egg City's filing marked the first time that a California agricultural employer has sought bankruptcy court protection to win wage concessions and possibly nullify its obligations under a union contract.
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May 13, 1986 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Egg City, the world's largest chicken ranch, has filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code, largely to pressure United Farm Workers members to accept pay cuts at the Ventura County ranch, company lawyers said Monday. Labor law experts said Egg City's filing marked the first time a California agricultural employer has sought bankruptcy court protection to win wage concessions and possibly to nullify its obligations under a union contract.
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March 20, 1990 | JOHN MEDEARIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In March, 1989, Richard Carrott received a letter from his Japanese partner in Egg City, a Moorpark egg ranch. The partner, a division of the Japanese Okura & Co., says it loaned Egg City about $30 million and helped the ranch climb out of bankruptcy, but Carrott wasn't feeling very good about his relationship with the group. Not long before, he had had some angry exchanges with some Okura executives at Egg City.
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February 13, 1990 | JOHN MEDEARIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ownership of 3 million hens laying 2 million eggs each day was put at stake Feb. 2 when the Japanese partner in Egg City, once the world's largest egg ranch, sued to take control of the huge Moorpark farm. Okura-America, the U.S. arm of Japanese trading company Okura & Co., alleged that Careau Group, the owner of 60% of Egg City, has defaulted on $30 million in loans and wants to foreclose on the ranch. According to a lawsuit filed by Okura in U.S.
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