September 24, 1987 |
Ms., the magazine that made feminism a two-letter word, was sold for an undisclosed price Wednesday to an Australian media group that intends to pump millions of dollars into the struggling publication. The new owner, John Fairfax Ltd., publishes 80 magazines and 53 newspapers in Australia but only recently entered the U.S. market. Profits from the sale will go to the Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication Inc., which contributes money and research to feminist groups.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 1997
After the resolution of a three-year rate dispute between the city and Century Communications, Santa Monica's 24,000 cable television subscribers will see reductions in their bills starting in November, a city official said Tuesday. The $1.7-million settlement means subscribers to basic service will receive a net reduction of $11.58 monthly over the next year, said Kate Vernez, senior management analyst for the city. Premium-service subscribers will receive monthly net reductions of $7.