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October 10, 1989 | BILL PLASCHKE, Times Staff Writer
On the day before his Chicago Cubs met the San Francisco Giants in the National League championship series, Mark Grace was asked about the unorthodox managing style of his boss, Don Zimmer. "There are times he even surprises me--like every time," Grace said. "But then I look up and what he's done has worked." Until now.
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October 10, 1989 | BILL PLASCHKE, Times Staff Writer
On the day before his Chicago Cubs met the San Francisco Giants in the National League championship series, Mark Grace was asked about the unorthodox managing style of his boss, Don Zimmer. "There are times he even surprises me--like every time," Grace said. "But then I look up and what he's done has worked." Until now.
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BUSINESS
March 12, 1998 | Reuters
Safeway Inc., the nation's second-largest food and drug retailer, said its chairman of 18 years, Peter Magowan, will retire May 12. Magowan will step down at the annual stockholders meeting and will be succeeded by Steven Burd, president and chief executive, the company said. Magowan will remain on the board. Magowan, 55, has been with Safeway for 30 years and has been chairman since January 1980, when he also was named chief executive.
NEWS
March 27, 2012 | By Stuart Pfeifer
The former payroll manager for the San Francisco Giants baseball team was sentenced to nearly two years in prison after admitting that she stole more than $2 million from the team. Robin M. O'Connor pleaded guilty in November to wire fraud. She had been accused of transferring team money to her personal bank accounts from June 2010 to June 2011. U.S. District Judge James Ware sentenced O'Connor on Tuesday to 21 months in federal prison and ordered her to reimburse the team nearly $1.5 million.
REAL ESTATE
December 31, 1989 | RUTH RYON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Along with the sounds of Hauoli Makahiki Hou, Hawaiian for Happy New Year, come these island items. From Maui: MIKE LOVE of the Beach Boys has purchased the home of CHARLES and ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH. Love bought the 5-acre estate, down a twisting, scenic road a few miles from the remote village of Hana, from the aviator's widow for about $1 million, said a Maui realty source. The property had been listed at $1.5 million.
SPORTS
January 16, 1992 | MARTHA GROVES and THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
First baseman Will Clark of the San Francisco Giants stops in occasionally for lunch on game days at Perry's on Union Street. That's one piece of business that could head south if San Francisco's baseball team finds its way to San Jose. "This stupid city, which I love, is so narrow-minded to have let the Giants possibly get away," Perry Butler, the restaurant's owner, said Wednesday after San Jose Mayor Susan Hammer and Giant owner Bob Lurie announced a deal to send the team to the South Bay.
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November 1, 2010 | By Bill Shaikin
The Giants landed on the shores of San Francisco 53 years ago, their colors worn by greats identified solely by their last name. Mays and Cepeda graced Seals Stadium. McCovey and Marichal christened Candlestick Park. Bonds lorded over AT&T Park. The statues and the records are theirs. The first World Series championship parade in San Francisco history will be led by a cast lovingly described by its manager as castoffs and misfits. Russ Hodges, rest in peace. Your old team has a new favorite broadcasting call: The Giants win the World Series!
BUSINESS
November 14, 1992 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cox Enterprises Inc. said Friday that it has been encouraged by a series of "unsolicited inquiries" to consider selling its two Fox-affiliated television stations in Oakland and Detroit. But the privately held, family-owned company said it is in no hurry to unload the stations and would withdraw them from the market should offers not meet expectations. "We're proud of both stations and have no overwhelming desire to sell them," Chief Executive James C.
BUSINESS
February 21, 2013 | By Roger Vincent
An 85-year-old Beverly Hills building erected in the Golden Age of Hollywood by movie mogul Jack Warner has been sold for $11.75 million to a local investor. The two-story structure that curves along Little Santa Monica Boulevard downtown at North Beverly Drive is one of the oldest commercial properties in the city, real estate broker Mark Esses said. Warner built the 11,000-square-foot building in 1928 to house the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce. The young city had yet to open a public library, The Times reported early in 1929, but one was being planned.
SPORTS
November 2, 2010 | Bill Shaikin
The Giants landed on the shores of San Francisco 53 years ago, their colors worn by greats identified solely by their last name. Mays and Cepeda graced Seals Stadium. McCovey and Marichal christened Candlestick Park. Bonds lorded over AT&T Park. The statues and the records are theirs. The first World Series championship parade in San Francisco history will be led by a cast lovingly described by its manager as castoffs and misfits. Russ Hodges, rest in peace. Your old team has a new favorite call: The Giants win the World Series!
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