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December 3, 1996
The mythical "Rat Pack" haven known for four decades as the "Place in the Sun," with its marquee hailing the hippest of the hipsters known to fuel up on Jack Daniels, powered by Lucky regulars, customized by Sy Devore and Countess Mara, taking turns at doing the best of the American repertoire at the smoky Copa Room, has now blasted off. It will now be known as a "Place in Heaven," featuring performances by St. Dino and St. Sammy, the only heavenly swingers...
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TRAVEL
December 8, 2012
Centrally located on Negril's legendary beach in Jamaica, White Sands offers 45 reasonably priced, comfortable rooms. Owner Henry Moo-Young and his family take pride in welcoming repeat guests to this lush property, which offers free Wi-Fi and safe deposit boxes, a private pool, a restaurant and a beachside bar. White Sands, Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril; (305) 503-9074 or (876) 957-4291, http://www.whitesandsjamaica.com . Rates from $69, Dec. 15-April 15. Elizabeth Bardsley Burbank
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NEWS
April 25, 1988 | Associated Press
The Massachusetts-based Interface Group announced today it has purchased the Sands Hotel and Casino, a 36-year fixture on the Las Vegas Strip, for $110 million. Interface, which produces computer company shows and owns New England's biggest travel agency, purchased the property from MGM Grand Inc.
BUSINESS
July 29, 2000 | Associated Press
Carl Icahn has beaten out Park Place Entertainment Corp. for control of the bankrupt Sands Hotel & Casino. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Judith Wizmur, in an 80-page opinion, favored Icahn's plan to invest $65 million in cash in the struggling casino, which filed for protection under Chapter 11 in January 1998. The casino's unsecured creditors, which are 1,500 vendors, voted in favor of the Icahn plan. The decision is subject to approval by the Nevada Casino Control Commission.
TRAVEL
December 8, 2012
Centrally located on Negril's legendary beach in Jamaica, White Sands offers 45 reasonably priced, comfortable rooms. Owner Henry Moo-Young and his family take pride in welcoming repeat guests to this lush property, which offers free Wi-Fi and safe deposit boxes, a private pool, a restaurant and a beachside bar. White Sands, Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril; (305) 503-9074 or (876) 957-4291, http://www.whitesandsjamaica.com . Rates from $69, Dec. 15-April 15. Elizabeth Bardsley Burbank
BUSINESS
July 29, 2000 | Associated Press
Carl Icahn has beaten out Park Place Entertainment Corp. for control of the bankrupt Sands Hotel & Casino. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Judith Wizmur, in an 80-page opinion, favored Icahn's plan to invest $65 million in cash in the struggling casino, which filed for protection under Chapter 11 in January 1998. The casino's unsecured creditors, which are 1,500 vendors, voted in favor of the Icahn plan. The decision is subject to approval by the Nevada Casino Control Commission.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1988 | KATHRYN HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
Less than three months after gaining control of the Sands hotel-casino in Las Vegas, financier Kirk Kerkorian has agreed to sell it for $110 million to a trade-show producer who often brings conventions to the Nevada resort city. The buyer is Interface Group, headed by Sheldon Adelson, which has produced the giant Comdex computer trade show in Las Vegas for several years, among dozens of other shows staged annually around the world.
BUSINESS
September 25, 1993 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Owners of the beachfront Surf & Sand Hotel in Laguna Beach filed Friday for U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection. Regency Properties, a San Diego-based limited partnership that also owns and operates the Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula and the Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos, linked the filing, made in San Diego, to "not being able to reach an agreement with Bank of America" to restructure a loan package.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 6, 1992 | CATHY CURTIS
The Surf & Sand hotel in Laguna Beach recently unveiled "Laguna Water Wall," a laminated glass sculpture by DeWain Valentine that represents the latest contribution to public art in the city of Pageant of the Masters fame.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 3, 1996
The mythical "Rat Pack" haven known for four decades as the "Place in the Sun," with its marquee hailing the hippest of the hipsters known to fuel up on Jack Daniels, powered by Lucky regulars, customized by Sy Devore and Countess Mara, taking turns at doing the best of the American repertoire at the smoky Copa Room, has now blasted off. It will now be known as a "Place in Heaven," featuring performances by St. Dino and St. Sammy, the only heavenly swingers...
BUSINESS
September 25, 1993 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Owners of the beachfront Surf & Sand Hotel in Laguna Beach filed Friday for U.S. Bankruptcy Court protection. Regency Properties, a San Diego-based limited partnership that also owns and operates the Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula and the Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos, linked the filing, made in San Diego, to "not being able to reach an agreement with Bank of America" to restructure a loan package.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 6, 1992 | CATHY CURTIS
The Surf & Sand hotel in Laguna Beach recently unveiled "Laguna Water Wall," a laminated glass sculpture by DeWain Valentine that represents the latest contribution to public art in the city of Pageant of the Masters fame.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1988 | KATHRYN HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
Less than three months after gaining control of the Sands hotel-casino in Las Vegas, financier Kirk Kerkorian has agreed to sell it for $110 million to a trade-show producer who often brings conventions to the Nevada resort city. The buyer is Interface Group, headed by Sheldon Adelson, which has produced the giant Comdex computer trade show in Las Vegas for several years, among dozens of other shows staged annually around the world.
NEWS
April 25, 1988 | Associated Press
The Massachusetts-based Interface Group announced today it has purchased the Sands Hotel and Casino, a 36-year fixture on the Las Vegas Strip, for $110 million. Interface, which produces computer company shows and owns New England's biggest travel agency, purchased the property from MGM Grand Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1999 | Kenneth Ma, (949) 248-2157
The Laguna Beach Parent Teacher Assn. will discuss adolescent depression at Wednesday's coffee talk meeting. Mary Pat Kelly, a Laguna Beach clinical psychologist, will discuss the symptoms of childhood depression, how parents can seek help and how to treat children who suffer from the mental illness. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:15 a.m. in the Courtyard Room at the Surf and Sand hotel.
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