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July 29, 1991
When Richard Foster began working at Interstate Electronics Inc. in Anaheim in the 1950s, the military was building its first generation of nuclear submarines and business was good. Now, as he prepares to retire in August, the industry is producing its last Trident submarines. Despite the success of sophisticated weapons in Desert Storm, Foster is troubled by the downward trend in the defense budget.
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July 1, 2013 | By Mary MacVean
The Addiction Bistro , a West Hollywood cafe known for its house-made gluten-free food, has added alcohol to the menu, owner Richard Foster tells us. Green's Amber Ale, which is made with sorghum rather than barley, sells for $10 and has been popular, Foster says. The cafe -- as of last weekend -- also is selling wine and a gluten-free hard cider. Beers with gluten are also on the menu. Foster and co-owner Johnny Kovin, the chef, don't eat gluten, and t heir cafe began the way many gluten-free businesses have started: by people who were frustrated with the choices available to them.
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FOOD
July 1, 2013 | By Mary MacVean
The Addiction Bistro , a West Hollywood cafe known for its house-made gluten-free food, has added alcohol to the menu, owner Richard Foster tells us. Green's Amber Ale, which is made with sorghum rather than barley, sells for $10 and has been popular, Foster says. The cafe -- as of last weekend -- also is selling wine and a gluten-free hard cider. Beers with gluten are also on the menu. Foster and co-owner Johnny Kovin, the chef, don't eat gluten, and t heir cafe began the way many gluten-free businesses have started: by people who were frustrated with the choices available to them.
BUSINESS
July 29, 1991
When Richard Foster began working at Interstate Electronics Inc. in Anaheim in the 1950s, the military was building its first generation of nuclear submarines and business was good. Now, as he prepares to retire in August, the industry is producing its last Trident submarines. Despite the success of sophisticated weapons in Desert Storm, Foster is troubled by the downward trend in the defense budget.
BUSINESS
January 19, 2006 | Michael Hiltzik
One recent afternoon in Los Alamitos, I watched Marcy Zwelling-Aamot, M.D., pick her way through a government website designed to help elderly patients select the right Medicare drug plan, based on their prescription needs and hometown. The website, created for the launch of Medicare's new prescription drug benefit, identified 48 individual plans available for Southern California residents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 24, 1991
Escondido Councilman Richard Foster was quoted in a Nov. 14 article ("Cold-Weather Shelter Loses in Escondido") that he felt more critical thinking would be necessary before agreeing to open a cold-weather shelter for the homeless. I wonder if two or three nights outside in one of the canyons without a blanket might help clarify his thinking. JANE WITMAN, Carlsbad
NATIONAL
March 27, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Medicare beneficiaries could see their monthly premiums in 2004 rise by 12.3%, or $86.40, over the full year. Richard Foster, Medicare's chief actuary, citing higher costs for doctors' services, wheelchairs and other items, said the monthly premium in the health insurance program for the elderly will rise to $65.90 from $58.70. The agency also predicted that there will be a 4.2% cut in Medicare payments to doctors in January.
BUSINESS
May 24, 1988
Richard L. Foster and Manfred K. Muecke have been named corporate vice presidents at Telos Corp., a technology services firm in Santa Monica. Foster, 44, will continue as president of the Telos Aerospace Systems division. Muecke, 46, has been director of corporate new business acquisition.
SPORTS
July 16, 1999
Richard Foster, an attorney in Irvine and the only person to be elected president of U.S. Water Polo for three terms, will be among 14 inducted into the U.S. Water Polo Hall of Fame Saturday at the Doubletree Hotel in Irvine. Foster, a former water polo player at Long Beach State, will also receive the U.S. Water Polo award, which is the highest honor awarded by the sport's national governing body.
NEWS
June 18, 1995 | Reuters
A dog condemned to death by a British court because it was a dangerous breed has been stolen, probably by sympathetic animal lovers, police said Friday. Magnum, a 4-year-old mongrel, was ordered destroyed after tests convinced a court that he was a pit bull terrier--a breed outlawed under legislation passed in 1991 after a series of vicious attacks by dogs. But he disappeared from a kennel in Weatherall, northern England, Wednesday. The padlock was cut.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1999 | Geoffrey C. Upton, (714) 520-2508
Richard Foster, former chairman of the United Way of Orange County and former president of an Anaheim electronics corporation, will be inducted into Fullerton Union High School's "Wall of Fame" at Friday's homecoming celebration. A lifelong Fullerton resident, Foster graduated from Fullerton Union High School in 1953. A reception for Foster will follow at 6 p.m. School officials will honor him with a plaque inside the school's administration building.
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