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January 21, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sitting in the newspaper-strewn office that serves as headquarters for his new publishing company, Robert E. Page jabs his finger at a recent issue of the Orange Coast Daily Pilot, pointing out a bad picture here, a poorly designed front-page "teaser" there. "We've got a lot of work to do," he groans, shaking his head at the editorial flaws in the newspaper that he recently bought.
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June 6, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Chicago Sun-Times won a temporary court order halting former newspaper executive Robert E. Page of Newport Beach from divulging confidential information about the newspaper. Page, who would not comment on the action, was accused of using Sun-Times financial information to defend himself in a lawsuit filed against him last month by Page Group Publishing Inc., which owns the Orange Coast Daily Pilot in Costa Mesa and the Glendale News-Press.
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January 21, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sitting in the newspaper-strewn office that serves as headquarters for his new publishing company, Robert E. Page jabs his finger at a recent issue of the Orange Coast Daily Pilot, pointing out a bad picture here, a poorly designed front-page "teaser" there. "We've got a lot of work to do," he groans, shaking his head at the editorial flaws in the newspaper he recently bought.
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May 30, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former newspaper publisher Robert E. Page was accused in a lawsuit Wednesday of defaming the man who ousted him two weeks ago from the company that owns the Orange Coast Daily Pilot and the Glendale News-Press. The lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court on behalf of New York investor Elliot Stein Jr., seeks $6 million in general damages and an unspecified amount in punitive damages. Stein contends in the suit that Page and one of his lawyers, Franklin J. Lunding Jr.
BUSINESS
June 6, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Chicago Sun-Times won a temporary court order halting former newspaper executive Robert E. Page of Newport Beach from divulging confidential information about the newspaper. Page, who would not comment on the action, was accused of using Sun-Times financial information to defend himself in a lawsuit filed against him last month by Page Group Publishing Inc., which owns the Orange Coast Daily Pilot in Costa Mesa and the Glendale News-Press.
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January 26, 1990
Orange Coast Daily Pilot Editor Tom Tait resigned Thursday, five weeks after the paper was purchased by former Chicago Sun-Times Publisher Robert E. Page and his partners. Page has said he will take an active role in the editorial operations, and no successor to Tait was named. Steve Marble, formerly city editor, was named senior associate editor in charge of all newsroom operations. Tait could not be reached for comment.
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August 15, 1990 | Jonathan Weber Times staff writer
Pressing on: Robert E. Page, owner of the Orange Coast Daily Pilot, the Glendale News Press and two small Los Angeles magazines, has added another title--Mundo Artistico y Tu Mundo (Artistic World and Your World), a Spanish-language arts and entertainment weekly. Page Group Publishing Inc. bought the publication last month from Guber-Peters Entertainment Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Elliot Stein Jr.
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June 6, 1989
Sam S. McKeel will join Sun-Times Co., a media holding company, as president and chief executive, effective June 19. In addition, Charles T. Price, acting publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, has been promoted to publisher of the paper. McKeel, 62, had been with Knight-Ridder Inc. for 35 years, most recently as chairman and publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News. Price, 45, was named acting publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times last August. Before that, he had been senior vice president and general manager of the paper.
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May 30, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former newspaper publisher Robert E. Page was accused in a lawsuit Wednesday of defaming the man who ousted him two weeks ago from the company that owns the Orange Coast Daily Pilot and the Glendale News-Press. The lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court on behalf of New York investor Elliot Stein Jr., seeks $6 million in general damages and an unspecified amount in punitive damages. Stein contends in the suit that Page and one of his lawyers, Franklin J. Lunding Jr.
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May 21, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ouster of Robert E. Page last week from the publishing company that bears his name was the season finale to a yearlong soap opera that saw the nationally known newspaper executive embroiled in conflicts with his business partners as well as with some employees. The accusations that surfaced in a lawsuit filed against him raise the specter of wasteful spending and sloppy management at Page Group Publishing Inc. in Costa Mesa.
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May 17, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ouster of Robert E. Page earlier this week from the publishing company that bears his name was the season finale to a yearlong soap opera that saw the nationally known newspaper executive embroiled in conflicts with his business partners as well as with some employees. The accusations that surfaced in a lawsuit filed against him raise the specter of wasteful spending and sloppy management at Page Group Publishing Inc. in Costa Mesa.
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May 15, 1991 | JOHN O'DELL and JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Robert E. Page, the former Chicago Sun-Times publisher who bought the struggling Orange Coast Daily Pilot and seven other small Southland newspapers last year and vowed to improve their operations, has been ousted as publisher and president of Page Group Publishing Inc. Page, who has 3 1/2 years left on a $200,000-a-year employment contract, said in a telephone interview Tuesday that he would fight the ouster.
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May 15, 1991 | JOHN O'DELL and JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Robert E. Page, the former Chicago Sun-Times publisher who bought the struggling Orange Coast Daily Pilot and seven other small Southland newspapers last year and vowed to improve their operations, has been ousted as publisher and president of Page Group Publishing Inc. Page said in a telephone interview Tuesday that he will fight the ouster. He filed one lawsuit last week against his partners, and they retaliated Monday by filing their own suit, firing him and evicting him from his office.
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September 28, 1990 | ALAN CITRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The adage that talk is cheap clearly did not apply to the Brentwood Bla-Bla. Just a few months ago, the chatty community reader and its sister publication, Beverly Hills, the Magazine, fetched more than $1 million from a Los Angeles investment group. The deal was supposed to bring financial stability to the reader-written magazines, which often operated in the red under iconoclastic publishers who call themselves "the Prince" and "the Bear." But storm clouds have gathered over Bla-Bla land.
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May 15, 1991 | JOHN O'DELL and JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Robert E. Page, the former Chicago Sun-Times publisher who bought the struggling Orange Coast Daily Pilot and seven other small Southland newspapers last year and vowed to improve their operations, has been ousted as publisher and president of Page Group Publishing Inc. Page said in a telephone interview Tuesday that he will fight the ouster. He filed one lawsuit last week against his partners, and they retaliated Monday by filing their own suit, firing him and evicting him from his office.
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December 29, 1989 | JANE APPLEGATE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Glendale News Press and its two sister publications, the Burbank Leader and the Foothill Leader, were acquired this week by an investment group headed by Robert E. Page, the former publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times. The purchase of the Glendale, Burbank and Foothill newspapers brings to eight the number of Southern California papers owned by Page Group Publishing. Page Group bought the Glendale, Burbank and Foothill newspapers for an undisclosed sum from the Goodson Newspaper Group.
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August 15, 1990 | Jonathan Weber Times staff writer
Pressing on: Robert E. Page, owner of the Orange Coast Daily Pilot, the Glendale News Press and two small Los Angeles magazines, has added another title--Mundo Artistico y Tu Mundo (Artistic World and Your World), a Spanish-language arts and entertainment weekly. Page Group Publishing Inc. bought the publication last month from Guber-Peters Entertainment Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Elliot Stein Jr.
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July 6, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Page Group Publishing Inc., owner of the Orange Coast Daily Pilot and the Glendale News Press, has purchased two "reader-written" magazines--the Brentwood Bla-Bla and Beverly Hills, the Magazine--from founder Michael Lobkowicz. Robert E. Page, the former Chicago Sun-Times publisher who declared his ambition to build a regional media company when he led an investors group that bought the two daily newspapers late last year, said he paid $1 million to $2 million for the monthly magazines.
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