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REAL ESTATE
November 17, 1985
Shamrock Holdings Inc., wholly owned by the Roy E. Disney family, has begun construction of Shamrock Plaza, a $5.1-million office building in Agoura Hills at 28720 Roadside Drive. Designed by Los Angeles architect Barry Greene and constructed by Dynamic Builders Inc., the three-story, 70,000-square-foot structure is due to be completed in the spring. Zugsmith & Associates is exclusive leasing agent. Shamrock Holdings' interests include Shamrock Broadcasting Inc.
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BUSINESS
December 4, 2003 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
Roy E. Disney's war of words escalated Wednesday as he took his blistering campaign against Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael Eisner to the company's troops. Disney fired off an e-mail to about 200 executives, friends and colleagues at the Burbank-based company, expressing sadness at leaving the institution his father, Roy O. Disney, co-founded with Walt Disney.
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NEWS
June 28, 1987
Roy E. Reynolds, the first mayor of Norwalk and one of the leaders in the city's push for incorporation 30 years ago, died Tuesday in a Long Beach hospital from complications stemming from cancer. He was 64 and had been in poor health since he retired a year ago. Reynolds, who was born in Kansas Nov. 22, 1922, moved to Southern California in 1949 and a year later opened an accounting business in Norwalk, Roy E. Reynolds & Associates.
SPORTS
January 13, 1998 | HELENE ELLIOTT
The next time you hear an athlete complain that he's underpaid, misunderstood or has been hurt by some trivial slight by a coach or teammate, show him a copy of this book and make him read a few pages--and then dare him to utter another self-pitying word. Travis Roy is the Boston University hockey player who, in a freak accident, hit the boards and suffered a cracked fourth vertebra 11 seconds into the first shift of his first college game.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1997 | DAVID E. BRADY
The year was 1984 and all was not well in the house that Walt built. After a series of management missteps and expensive motion-picture failures such as "Tron," the Walt Disney Co.'s stock had plummeted in value, and support for President Ronald W. Miller--Walt's son-in-law--was rapidly eroding among executives at the Burbank entertainment giant. Enter Roy Edward Disney, son of the company's late co-founder, Roy O. Disney, and nephew of Walt. Born in 1930, Roy E.
BUSINESS
May 29, 1991 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An investment fund set up by Roy E. Disney and his associates to buy major stakes in faltering companies has tentatively agreed to pump $100 million into slumping sneaker marketer L.A. Gear. The complicated deal announced Tuesday would give Disney's Trefoil Capital Investors group extensive control over L.A. Gear's management and, in effect, a 30% interest in the company. At the same time, the pact requires that Robert Y. Greenberg, L.A.
BUSINESS
October 14, 1987 | JAMES F. PELTZ, Times Staff Writer
Wherehouse Entertainment, a leading videotape, record and computer software chain, received a surprise takeover bid Tuesday from Shamrock Holdings, which offered $113.5 million for the Wherehouse stock it does not already own. Shamrock, a Burbank-based investment company controlled by the family of Roy E. Disney, nephew of the late Walt Disney, offered $14.25 a share for Wherehouse but said it is prepared to sweeten the bid if necessary.
BUSINESS
October 20, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Most families have traditions such as Sunday dinner and a special recipe for pot roast. In keeping with the Disney family heritage, Shamrock Holdings Inc. is planning to invest more heavily in radio stations. Shamrock, based in Burbank, is wholly owned by the family of Roy Edward Disney.
BUSINESS
December 4, 2003 | Richard Verrier, Times Staff Writer
Roy E. Disney's war of words escalated Wednesday as he took his blistering campaign against Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael Eisner to the company's troops. Disney fired off an e-mail to about 200 executives, friends and colleagues at the Burbank-based company, expressing sadness at leaving the institution his father, Roy O. Disney, co-founded with Walt Disney.
SPORTS
January 13, 1998 | HELENE ELLIOTT
The next time you hear an athlete complain that he's underpaid, misunderstood or has been hurt by some trivial slight by a coach or teammate, show him a copy of this book and make him read a few pages--and then dare him to utter another self-pitying word. Travis Roy is the Boston University hockey player who, in a freak accident, hit the boards and suffered a cracked fourth vertebra 11 seconds into the first shift of his first college game.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1997 | DAVID E. BRADY
The year was 1984 and all was not well in the house that Walt built. After a series of management missteps and expensive motion-picture failures such as "Tron," the Walt Disney Co.'s stock had plummeted in value, and support for President Ronald W. Miller--Walt's son-in-law--was rapidly eroding among executives at the Burbank entertainment giant. Enter Roy Edward Disney, son of the company's late co-founder, Roy O. Disney, and nephew of Walt. Born in 1930, Roy E.
BUSINESS
October 20, 1992 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Most families have traditions such as Sunday dinner and a special recipe for pot roast. In keeping with the Disney family heritage, Shamrock Holdings Inc. is planning to invest more heavily in radio stations. Shamrock, based in Burbank, is wholly owned by the family of Roy Edward Disney.
BUSINESS
May 29, 1991 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An investment fund set up by Roy E. Disney and his associates to buy major stakes in faltering companies has tentatively agreed to pump $100 million into slumping sneaker marketer L.A. Gear. The complicated deal announced Tuesday would give Disney's Trefoil Capital Investors group extensive control over L.A. Gear's management and, in effect, a 30% interest in the company. At the same time, the pact requires that Robert Y. Greenberg, L.A.
BUSINESS
October 14, 1987 | JAMES F. PELTZ, Times Staff Writer
Wherehouse Entertainment, a leading videotape, record and computer software chain, received a surprise takeover bid Tuesday from Shamrock Holdings, which offered $113.5 million for the Wherehouse stock it does not already own. Shamrock, a Burbank-based investment company controlled by the family of Roy E. Disney, nephew of the late Walt Disney, offered $14.25 a share for Wherehouse but said it is prepared to sweeten the bid if necessary.
NEWS
June 28, 1987
Roy E. Reynolds, the first mayor of Norwalk and one of the leaders in the city's push for incorporation 30 years ago, died Tuesday in a Long Beach hospital from complications stemming from cancer. He was 64 and had been in poor health since he retired a year ago. Reynolds, who was born in Kansas Nov. 22, 1922, moved to Southern California in 1949 and a year later opened an accounting business in Norwalk, Roy E. Reynolds & Associates.
REAL ESTATE
November 17, 1985
Shamrock Holdings Inc., wholly owned by the Roy E. Disney family, has begun construction of Shamrock Plaza, a $5.1-million office building in Agoura Hills at 28720 Roadside Drive. Designed by Los Angeles architect Barry Greene and constructed by Dynamic Builders Inc., the three-story, 70,000-square-foot structure is due to be completed in the spring. Zugsmith & Associates is exclusive leasing agent. Shamrock Holdings' interests include Shamrock Broadcasting Inc.
BUSINESS
August 22, 2008 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
He is the world's most famous personality, better known in this country than anyone living or dead, real or fictional. Market researchers say his 97% recognition rate in the U.S. edges out even Santa Claus. He is the one -- and, for now, only -- Mickey Mouse. As Mickey turns 80 this fall, the most beloved rodent in show business is widely regarded as a national treasure. But he is owned lock, stock and trademark ears by the corporate heirs of his genius creator, Walt Disney.
SPORTS
February 2, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Pyewacket, a Santa Cruz 70 owned by Roy E. Disney with Olympic gold medalist Robbie Haines as skipper, led after the first day of the Marina del Rey-to-Puerto Vallarta yacht race.
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