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April 17, 1998 | GEOFF BOUCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Members of the exclusive Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach expressed shock and disappointment Thursday as news spread that one of their own had been indicted as an accused player in an international drug smuggling ring.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1998 | GEOFF BOUCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Members of the exclusive Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach expressed shock and disappointment Thursday as news spread that one of their own had been indicted as an accused player in an international drug smuggling ring.
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February 8, 1987 | HEIDI EVANS, Times Staff Writer
The Red Onion restaurant chain, under fire for the past year for barring minorities from its discos, did so on the direct orders of company President Ronald Newman, a state investigation has concluded.
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February 8, 1987 | HEIDI EVANS, Times Staff Writer
The Red Onion restaurant chain, under fire for the past year for barring minorities from its discos, did so on the direct orders of company President Ronald Newman, a state investigation has concluded.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1999 | Greg Risling, (949) 574-4226
Ronald Newman, the 49-year-old Bayshores resident who has admitted having ties to an international drug ring, has been removed from the governing board of the prestigious Balboa Bay Club on East Coast Highway. Newman pleaded guilty to one count of money laundering in connection with the drug ring and will be sentenced later this month. He could be sent to federal prison for up to a year.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 1989 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Paul Newman has filed a $5.45-million suit against Home Box Office Inc., claiming the cable television giant undersold "Fort Apache, the Bronx"--the New York police drama that Newman made for HBO subsidiary Time-Life Productions in 1980--so that it could rent out other HBO features. Ronald Rosen, Newman's attorney, said HBO charged a rental fee of only $1 million for "Fort Apache" in a deal with Procter & Gamble Co. that included 192 other films.
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April 17, 1998 | GEOFF BOUCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Members of the exclusive Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach expressed shock and disappointment Thursday as news spread that one of their own had been indicted as an alleged player in an international drug smuggling ring.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1988 | JESS BRAVIN, Times Staff Writer
Three owners of Red Onion restaurants that are not associated with the chain owned by Ronald Newman said Friday that they would change the names of their establishments to avoid association with the others. On Thursday, Newman's International Onion Inc. was ordered to pay $375,000 in penalties and fees for more than two dozen alleged health and fire code violations in its 13 restaurants in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside counties.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 1987 | JOHN SPANO, Times Staff Writer
Six Iranian immigrants who claimed that they were denied admission to a Red Onion Restaurant in Santa Ana last year because of their ethnic background abruptly ended the trial of their lawsuit Thursday by agreeing to settle the case. The settlement involved a payment of money by the restaurant chain, which did not acknowledge any wrongdoing. Both sides refused to disclose the specific terms of the settlement. "In my heart I know we won," said Ali Reza Mirhousseini, 23, one of the plaintiffs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1987 | HEIDI EVANS, Times Staff Writer
The Red Onion restaurant chain, under fire for the last year for barring minorities from its discos, did so on direct orders of company President Ronald Newman, a state investigation has concluded.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 1990 | MICHAEL GRANBERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four San Diego artists who used federal funds to pay for bus-bench ads that protest deadly force shootings by police were operating within guidelines set forth by the National Endowment for the Arts, according to documents obtained by The Times on Friday. Nevertheless, officials for the embattled NEA said Friday that they intend to investigate the artists for what appears to be, in the words of national spokesman Jack Lichtenstein, "a most inappropriate use of NEA funds."
ENTERTAINMENT
April 30, 1994
Anyone who is connected with "South Central," the new television show that purportedly reflects "true lifestyles" of African Americans residing in South-Central Los Angeles, should hang his head in shame. In actuality, what we are asked to digest are the same old stale servings of stereotypes and sensationalism. Of course, the mother is the head of the household, and the father's whereabouts are unknown. Naturally, the mother finds it difficult to support the family and is a potential candidate for welfare.
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