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September 16, 1990 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 132-room Alcazar Hotel in Aqaba has 132 vacancies this weekend, leaving owner William Sawalha ample time by the pool to consider his future. He is studying prospectuses of small hotels for sale along the California coast. "It took us 10 years to build up a business," Sawalha said the other day. "This was to have been our big year for European tourists. Now, . . ."
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December 31, 2003 | Alan C. Miller, Times Staff Writer
Order No. 208487 seemed innocent enough. A customer in Toronto wanted four optical scanners and related parts from a small technology firm in Cambridge, Mass. They were to be shipped to Jordan as a donation to a university from the customer's father. The scanners "will be used in Jordan, due to the lack of technology, to educate students in the university and graduate levels," the customer, Mazen Rashid, wrote to Cambridge Technology Inc. on Feb. 26, 2002. But the equipment was not intended for the university, according to contracts, letters and other documents obtained by The Times.
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December 31, 2003 | Alan C. Miller, Times Staff Writer
Order No. 208487 seemed innocent enough. A customer in Toronto wanted four optical scanners and related parts from a small technology firm in Cambridge, Mass. They were to be shipped to Jordan as a donation to a university from the customer's father. The scanners "will be used in Jordan, due to the lack of technology, to educate students in the university and graduate levels," the customer, Mazen Rashid, wrote to Cambridge Technology Inc. on Feb. 26, 2002. But the equipment was not intended for the university, according to contracts, letters and other documents obtained by The Times.
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September 16, 1990 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 132-room Alcazar Hotel in Aqaba has 132 vacancies this weekend, leaving owner William Sawalha ample time by the pool to consider his future. He is studying prospectuses of small hotels for sale along the California coast. "It took us 10 years to build up a business," Sawalha said the other day. "This was to have been our big year for European tourists. Now, . . ."
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