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December 1, 1999 | JAMES FLANIGAN
It's both ironic and revealing that many of the protests and formal proceedings at the big world trade conference in Seattle this week are almost irrelevant to Southern California, home to the most international economy anywhere in the world. Indeed, if World Trade Organization supporters and opponents really want to see global commerce in action, they should hop a plane to Los Angeles.
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BUSINESS
December 1, 1999 | JAMES FLANIGAN
It's both ironic and revealing that many of the protests and formal proceedings at the big world trade conference in Seattle this week are almost irrelevant to Southern California, home to the most international economy anywhere in the world. Indeed, if World Trade Organization supporters and opponents really want to see global commerce in action, they should hop a plane to Los Angeles.
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BUSINESS
November 15, 1987 | MICHELLE BEKEY, Michelle Bekey is a Los Angeles free-lance writer
"The best-kept secret in Los Angeles is how much money is being managed here," says Jim Muzzy, managing director of Pacific Investment Management Co., a Newport Beach firm with more than $13 billion in assets. The main reason for this "secret" may be that it is still so new. Over the last half a decade, a flood of money has poured into Southern California, seeking savvy management.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1989 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Around the clock, ocean liners cruise into San Pedro and Long Beach, laden with microwave ovens from South Korea, motorcycles from Japan, fruit juice from Brazil, auto parts from West Germany, dolls from China. Towering cranes lift the containers to dry land, where burly longshoremen help reload them onto 18-wheelers and rail cars. Within 48 hours, the ships are repacked with U.S. exports, hitched to tugboats and guided back to the high seas.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1989 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Around the clock, ocean liners cruise into San Pedro and Long Beach, laden with microwave ovens from South Korea, motorcycles from Japan, fruit juice from Brazil, auto parts from West Germany, dolls from China. Towering cranes lift the containers to dry land, where burly longshoremen help reload them onto 18-wheelers and rail cars. Within 48 hours, the ships are repacked with U.S. exports, hitched to tugboats and guided back to the high seas.
BUSINESS
November 15, 1987 | MICHELLE BEKEY, Michelle Bekey is a Los Angeles free-lance writer
"The best-kept secret in Los Angeles is how much money is being managed here," says Jim Muzzy, managing director of Pacific Investment Management Co., a Newport Beach firm with more than $13 billion in assets. The main reason for this "secret" may be that it is still so new. Over the last half a decade, a flood of money has poured into Southern California, seeking savvy management.
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