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February 9, 1995 | ROSE APODACA JONES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the head of Spot International--an empire composed of Spot Sport, Spot Swim, Spot Girl, Spot Kids and 26 Red--John Bernard already sits high among the reigning elite of the region's active and street wear industry. Which, according to Bernard, 32, explains why he and pal Bryce Cole, 34, decided to return some of the good fortune to their favorite causes through their latest apparel venture, Fivecrown.
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December 26, 2010 | By Anne Harnagel, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Who wants to hang around you when you're down on your luck? And yet California, mired in budget distress and other economic woes, continues to attract visitors: Tourism was up more than expected in 2010, with visits predicted to end the year up 4%. Credit the better-than-expected performance to strong growth among international and business travelers, as well as leisure travelers who upgraded their day trips to overnight stays, according to consultants...
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July 24, 1997 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Walt Disney Co. has unexpectedly dropped plans to open a store at Los Angeles International Airport, and indicated that unease over the city's recently adopted 'living wage' ordinance is among the reasons, according to city officials.
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July 24, 1997 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Walt Disney Co. has unexpectedly dropped plans to open a store at Los Angeles International Airport, and indicated that unease over the city's recently adopted 'living wage' ordinance is among the reasons, according to city officials.
TRAVEL
December 26, 2010 | By Anne Harnagel, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Who wants to hang around you when you're down on your luck? And yet California, mired in budget distress and other economic woes, continues to attract visitors: Tourism was up more than expected in 2010, with visits predicted to end the year up 4%. Credit the better-than-expected performance to strong growth among international and business travelers, as well as leisure travelers who upgraded their day trips to overnight stays, according to consultants...
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February 13, 1986
The Soviet Union is ready to destroy all its European SS-20 missiles on the spot with international inspectors looking on if the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will match the move, a leading Soviet arms control expert was quoted as saying. Gen. Nikolai Chervov made the offer during an interview on West Berlin's SFB television. West German defense experts who participated in the interview described the offer as the first detailed elaboration by a close aide to Soviet leader Mikhail S.
BUSINESS
March 10, 1999 | ROSE APODACA JONES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
John Bernard has put his stamp on shorts, sneakers, swimwear, sunglasses and sweaters over the past decade, becoming a player in the rollicking world of youth apparel. Now the brains behind such labels as Spot Sport, 26 Red and Fivecrown is at it again, with a new line called Suburban, whose worldwide sales are powered by aggressive licensing deals.
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May 25, 1995 | KATHRYN BOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Men used to be up to their necks in standard dress shirts. Until a few years ago, there was little escape from cardboard-like collars and stiff fabrics. Since companies began loosening their dress codes and instituting casual Fridays, men have found alternatives to those stuffed shirts. Many guys are now sporting shirts that have a relaxed fit, a softer feel and a fashion-forward attitude. Some guys have found that the most comfortable kind of shirt has little or no collar at all.
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January 9, 1997 | KATHRYN BOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For John Bernard, co-designer and president of 26 Red, the best place to be early on a Saturday morning is a swap meet. That's where he goes to add to his collection of old gas cans and station signs, blown-glass bottles and, especially, used clothing. He wanders the rows of vendors for '70s-era sweaters with horizontal stripes, velour pullovers and polyester pants.
BUSINESS
November 1, 1995 | From Reuters
Apple Computer Inc., stung by supply problems that have restrained sales, nevertheless regained its spot as the nation's second-largest personal computer company in the third quarter, according to a survey released Tuesday. Compaq Computer Corp. held on to its No. 1 ranking in the personal computer market, according to figures released by Dataquest Inc., a San Jose-based market research firm. Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple retook the No. 2 spot from International Business Machines Corp.
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February 9, 1995 | ROSE APODACA JONES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As the head of Spot International--an empire composed of Spot Sport, Spot Swim, Spot Girl, Spot Kids and 26 Red--John Bernard already sits high among the reigning elite of the region's active and street wear industry. Which, according to Bernard, 32, explains why he and pal Bryce Cole, 34, decided to return some of the good fortune to their favorite causes through their latest apparel venture, Fivecrown.
BUSINESS
October 24, 1990 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pelted by an ailing retail industry and increased competition, Armor All Products Corp. is having trouble polishing up its profits. The maker of Armor All Protectant and other car-care products said Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings plunged 71% to $1 million, down from $3.6 million a year earlier. Revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 30 declined 7% to $23.5 million from $25.3 million a year earlier. Armor All stock, traded over the counter, closed Tuesday at a 52-week low of $10.
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December 26, 1996 | KATHRYN BOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For John Bernard, co-designer and president of 26 Red, a sportswear company in Irvine, the best place to be early on a Saturday morning is a swap meet. That's where Bernard goes to add to his collection of old gas cans and station signs, blown-glass bottles and, especially, used clothing. He wanders among the rows of vendors on the lookout for '70s-era sweaters with horizontal stripes, velour pullovers and polyester knit pants. He calls his favorite hobby "vintage cruising."
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