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September 8, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Taiwan Company Denies Jet Deal: Taiwan Aerospace Corp. denied a newspaper report that it had reached an agreement with British Aerospace to co-produce passenger jets. "We have not reached an agreement and discussions are still continuing," company spokeswoman Suzanne Wu said. She said company President Denny Ko was in Britain attending an air show but declined to say whether he would meet with British Aerospace officials. The two companies have been discussing possible cooperation for months.
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NEWS
March 19, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Federal judge Wednesday sentenced Leona Helmsley, convicted of evading $1.7 million in taxes, to four years in prison, starting April 15--the deadline for filing tax returns. The 71-year-old self-proclaimed hotel queen sobbed and begged U.S. District Judge Thomas P. Griesa for mercy, citing the ill health of her husband, millionaire real estate and hotel magnate Harry Helmsley, 83, whose properties include the Empire State Building.
MAGAZINE
February 16, 1997 | LISA LEFF, Lisa Leff, a former Times staff writer, is a free-lance writer based in Ventura County
On the day Forbes magazine anointed her the richest self-made woman in America, Pamela Meyer Lopker sent an e-mail message to her 650 employees. The founder and president of QAD, Inc., fretted about how they might view her debut on the Forbes 400, the business publication's annual list of the wealthiest people in the United States. Just a few months before, Lopker had ordered the first round of belt-tightening in her Carpinteria software company's history.
SPORTS
June 25, 1988 | RICHARD HOFFER, Times Staff Writer
As sometimes happens here in the Wimbledon tennis tournament, a woman's underwear became somewhat more interesting than her game Friday. How else to account for the men hanging in the cherry trees along Somerset Road. "Quiet in the trees," the umpire on Court 6 kept demanding. How else, for that matter, to account for the cluster of photographers, the clatter of their high-speed cameras perhaps more bothersome than even the young men. It was Barbara Potter, this time.
NEWS
March 25, 1986
Glass could not have entered Lady Lee ice cream during the manufacturing process, state food and agriculture investigators said, and officials with Lucky Stores Inc. announced they will resume production of the frozen desserts at their Buena Park factory.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 2000 | Religion News Service
A Washington, D.C.-based Islamic advocacy group has helped a Florida woman gain the right to wear the Islamic headdress for women while at work. Fatimah Herman, a Muslim worker with National Maintenance Inc. in Crestview, Fla., was sent home in early September and told she violated company dress policy by refusing to remove her head scarf while at work, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Sanwa Employee Files Sex Discrimination Suit: Janice Harmeier, a former vice president and market strategist at Sanwa Securities Co. in New York, the U.S. brokerage arm of Sanwa Bank of Japan, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in New York. Harmeier alleges that she was denied equal pay and that the company knowingly created an atmosphere of open, widespread sexual discrimination. She seeks damages of more than $4 million. Sanwa officials were not immediately available for comment.
NEWS
March 25, 1986
Glass could not have entered Lady Lee ice cream during the manufacturing process, state food and agriculture investigators said Monday, and officials with Lucky Stores Inc. announced they will resume production of the frozen desserts at their Buena Park factory.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1992 | CARLOS V. LOZANO
Wambold Furniture, one of the largest manufacturers in Simi Valley, has laid off 105 of its 555 employees, officials said Friday. The company laid off the production workers Jan. 3 because of a decline in sales, said spokeswoman Robyne Kaplan. The company manufactures and distributes furniture to retail outlets nationwide. "This is not something we enjoy doing," Kaplan said of the layoffs. "But something had to be done to save the jobs of the other 450 employees."
NEWS
June 23, 1986 | Associated Press
Negotiators for two of American Telephone & Telegraph Co.'s six divisions and 150,000 members of the Communications Workers of America failed to reach an agreement on a new contract Sunday night, sending the nation's largest strike in three years into its fourth week.
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