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May 30, 1997 | (John O'Dell)
Independent petroleum products distributor Southern Counties Oil Co., said Thursday it has agreed to purchase the assets of Tosco Corp.'s Pacific Northwest Energy Co. for an undisclosed amount of cash. The deal is scheduled to close June 30. Pacific Northwest Energy distributes heating oil in parts of Washington and Oregon. Tosco acquired the company as part of its recently completed purchase of Unocal Corp.'s Costa Mesa-based 76 Products Co.
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May 30, 1997 | (John O'Dell)
Independent petroleum products distributor Southern Counties Oil Co., said Thursday it has agreed to purchase the assets of Tosco Corp.'s Pacific Northwest Energy Co. for an undisclosed amount of cash. The deal is scheduled to close June 30. Pacific Northwest Energy distributes heating oil in parts of Washington and Oregon. Tosco acquired the company as part of its recently completed purchase of Unocal Corp.'s Costa Mesa-based 76 Products Co.
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BUSINESS
January 1, 1992 | Cristina Lee, Times staff writer
Deal Scaled Back: Life continues to be tough for foreign companies in the dismantled Soviet Union. American Ecosystems Inc., a Fullerton trading company, and Southern Counties Oil Co., a petroleum distributor in Orange, signed a joint venture agreement with private Russian entities to open five service stations in the Russian Federation by the summer of 1992. Due to a shortage of raw materials, however, the venture will be able to build only one station, in St.
BUSINESS
January 1, 1992 | Cristina Lee, Times staff writer
Deal Scaled Back: Life continues to be tough for foreign companies in the dismantled Soviet Union. American Ecosystems Inc., a Fullerton trading company, and Southern Counties Oil Co., a petroleum distributor in Orange, signed a joint venture agreement with private Russian entities to open five service stations in the Russian Federation by the summer of 1992. Due to a shortage of raw materials, however, the venture will be able to build only one station, in St.
BUSINESS
October 5, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Orange County companies said they have formed a joint venture to build five service stations in the Russian republic. Southern Counties Oil Co., a petroleum distributor in Orange, and American Ecosystems, a trading firm started by Russian immigrants in Fullerton, plan to build the gas stations in St. Petersburg, formerly Leningrad. The U.S. companies and their Soviet partner, St. Petersburg's local district government, plan to start operating the gas stations by next summer.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1998 | CHRISTINE CASTRO and HARRISON SHEPPARD and JAMES MEIER
Frank and Margaret Greinke, Johnnie Johnson and the Rev. Dr. Robert B. Shepard Jr. recently received the Humanitarian of the Year award from the National Conference for Community and Justice. The awards were presented at the group's 22nd annual Community Gala at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. The Greinkes, of Tustin, have been community leaders in Orange County for more than three decades. They are the founders of Southern Counties Oil Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1994 | TOM RAGAN
The City Council will decide tonight whether to charge the city's 15 solid-waste haulers a $1-per-ton fee to offset Costa Mesa's administrative costs associated with diverting its waste to landfills. The state mandate, in place since 1989, required cities to come up with their own recycling programs, which cost the city $125,000 to implement for the 1993-94 fiscal year, according to a fiscal impact report provided by the city. Other items on the agenda for the council's 6:30 p.m.
NEWS
September 29, 1988 | PAMELA MARIN, Pamela Marin is a regular contributor to Orange County Life.
"You gotta get down in my hometown!" So said Detroit-born Mary Ann Miller, her blond hair smoothed into a delicate bun, her lithe figure wrapped in a turquoise gown--the picture of a demure, sophisticated gala chairwoman. Then she kicked into a bent-kneed, arm-swinging twist. Such was the mood in the main ballroom at the Irvine Hilton on Saturday night, where chefs from local restaurants prepared and served regional delicacies in 13 elaborately decorated booths.
BUSINESS
December 13, 1994 | ROSS KERBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Worried about whether they will be paid while Orange County struggles through bankruptcy, some businesses have stopped shipments of goods to the county's agencies or are demanding payment in advance. Tom Serrato, president of Far West Meats in Highland, near San Bernardino, said his company--one of several meat suppliers to the county--has ceased shipments to the county's jails. They had been averaging about $6,000 a week.
BUSINESS
October 5, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Orange County companies said they have formed a joint venture to build five service stations in the Russian republic. Southern Counties Oil Co., a petroleum distributor in Orange, and American Ecosystems, a trading firm started by Russian immigrants in Fullerton, plan to build the gas stations in St. Petersburg, formerly Leningrad. The U.S. companies and their Soviet partner, St. Petersburg's local district government, plan to start operating the gas stations by next summer.
NEWS
April 28, 1995 | PETER M. WARREN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Opponents of Measure R will announce next week the formation of an umbrella organization that pulls together a coalition of community, business and Republican party leaders to run the campaign against the half-cent sales tax increase. The campaign will be headed by car dealers Mike Shepherd and Gary C. Gray, and businessmen Frank Greinke Sr. and Dale Dykema.
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