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November 27, 1995 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sue Farmer can take your breath away. For the mother of three and full-time teacher, a San Clemente gym has become her other place of work. It is where she lifted, power squatted and sweated her way to the sculpted figure that recently won her a national Amateur Bodybuilding Assn. title, as well as the world amateur title as Ms. Natural World on Nov. 11 in Australia. A shade over 5 feet tall, she competes in the women's "short" division.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 2010 | By Megan O'Neil, Los Angeles Times
A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Farmers Insurance Group of refusing to honor claims filed by policyholders whose homes were damaged by the Station fire. The plaintiffs include more than 1,100 homeowners in the Station fire burn area. The suit alleges that the insurance company denied or minimized payouts on claims for damage stemming from fire, smoke, ash, soot and wind. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages. Farmers spokesman Jerry Davies said the company's legal team was reviewing the lawsuit, but declined to comment further.
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BUSINESS
December 6, 2003 | Jerry Hirsch, Times Staff Writer
A shareholder and corporate governance advocate has sued Farmer Bros. Co. and its board of directors for allegedly manipulating the company's employee stock ownership plan for the benefit of the family that founded the Torrance-based coffee roaster. The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, was filed late Thursday and aims to block management's voting control over the shares in the ESOP, which owns 8% of the company. The lawsuit, filed in U.S.
BUSINESS
December 6, 2003 | Jerry Hirsch, Times Staff Writer
A shareholder and corporate governance advocate has sued Farmer Bros. Co. and its board of directors for allegedly manipulating the company's employee stock ownership plan for the benefit of the family that founded the Torrance-based coffee roaster. The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, was filed late Thursday and aims to block management's voting control over the shares in the ESOP, which owns 8% of the company. The lawsuit, filed in U.S.
NEWS
March 22, 1990 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court, reversing Reagan Administration policy, ruled unanimously Wednesday that migrant farm workers who are hurt on the job may sue their employers, even if they have received state workers' compensation. Although workers' compensation is the exclusive remedy for most on-the-job accidents, Congress in 1983 sought to bolster the legal rights of migrant and seasonal farm workers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 2010 | By Megan O'Neil, Los Angeles Times
A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Farmers Insurance Group of refusing to honor claims filed by policyholders whose homes were damaged by the Station fire. The plaintiffs include more than 1,100 homeowners in the Station fire burn area. The suit alleges that the insurance company denied or minimized payouts on claims for damage stemming from fire, smoke, ash, soot and wind. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages. Farmers spokesman Jerry Davies said the company's legal team was reviewing the lawsuit, but declined to comment further.
BUSINESS
June 24, 1992 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN
Agents for Farmers Insurance Group have sued the Los Angeles-based insurer for allegedly coercing them to buy computer systems at inflated prices. Companion antitrust lawsuits filed last Thursday in U.S. District Court in Austin, Tex., contend that Farmers denies agents access to its computer information network unless they buy computer systems costing about $19,000. Similar equipment is available in the open market for $3,000 to $4,000, according to the lawsuits.
NEWS
February 11, 1986 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, Times Staff Writer
Atty. Gen. John Van de Kamp sued three Kern County farmers Monday for allegedly applying a restricted pesticide on watermelons that sickened about 250 California consumers last summer. The civil complaints carry penalties ranging from $45,000 to $162,000, authorities said.
BUSINESS
August 6, 2002 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state of Texas filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Monday against Farmers Group of Insurance Cos., alleging the Los Angeles company charged Texas policyholders higher premiums to pay for disasters in other states, improperly used credit histories to set rates and wrongly limited coverage for water damage.
NEWS
July 18, 2000 | MIKE CLARY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Paul Thompson's place is a real pigsty. And noisy too. Snorting 300-pound sows loll in the mud, dozens of smaller Yorkshire porkers oink at each other and gangs of squealing piglets race around the barnyard. Not to mention honking geese, clucking chickens and a persistent buzz from clouds of flies that are as thick as the heat.
BUSINESS
August 6, 2002 | E. SCOTT RECKARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state of Texas filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Monday against Farmers Group of Insurance Cos., alleging the Los Angeles company charged Texas policyholders higher premiums to pay for disasters in other states, improperly used credit histories to set rates and wrongly limited coverage for water damage.
NEWS
July 18, 2000 | MIKE CLARY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Paul Thompson's place is a real pigsty. And noisy too. Snorting 300-pound sows loll in the mud, dozens of smaller Yorkshire porkers oink at each other and gangs of squealing piglets race around the barnyard. Not to mention honking geese, clucking chickens and a persistent buzz from clouds of flies that are as thick as the heat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 27, 1995 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sue Farmer can take your breath away. For the mother of three and full-time teacher, a San Clemente gym has become her other place of work. It is where she lifted, power squatted and sweated her way to the sculpted figure that recently won her a national Amateur Bodybuilding Assn. title, as well as the world amateur title as Ms. Natural World on Nov. 11 in Australia. A shade over 5 feet tall, she competes in the women's "short" division.
BUSINESS
June 24, 1992 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN
Agents for Farmers Insurance Group have sued the Los Angeles-based insurer for allegedly coercing them to buy computer systems at inflated prices. Companion antitrust lawsuits filed last Thursday in U.S. District Court in Austin, Tex., contend that Farmers denies agents access to its computer information network unless they buy computer systems costing about $19,000. Similar equipment is available in the open market for $3,000 to $4,000, according to the lawsuits.
NEWS
March 22, 1990 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court, reversing Reagan Administration policy, ruled unanimously Wednesday that migrant farm workers who are hurt on the job may sue their employers, even if they have received state workers' compensation. Although workers' compensation is the exclusive remedy for most on-the-job accidents, Congress in 1983 sought to bolster the legal rights of migrant and seasonal farm workers.
NEWS
February 11, 1986 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, Times Staff Writer
Atty. Gen. John Van de Kamp sued three Kern County farmers Monday for allegedly applying a restricted pesticide on watermelons that sickened about 250 California consumers last summer. The civil complaints carry penalties ranging from $45,000 to $162,000, authorities said.
SPORTS
March 1, 1985
Chapman College women's basketball team, ranked No. 2 in NCAA Division 2, beat Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 79-59, Thursday night in the Hutton Sports Center at Orange. The victory enabled the Panthers to tie Cal Poly Pomona for the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. championship. Both teams finished 11-1. Chapman finished its regular season with a 25-3 record. Leone Patterson led Chapman with 18 points, making 9 of 11 shots. She also had four assists and six rebounds.
NEWS
February 26, 1988 | LEE MAY, Times Staff Writer
Whether or not Pat Robertson defeats his rivals for the Republican nomination, he certainly is in contention to be crowned king of the Tarmac. Seven states, nine cities, one day--and that's not counting Atlanta, which he left at dawn Thursday. Louisville, Ky., Bristol, Tenn., Birmingham, Ala., Columbus, Miss., Springfield and Kansas City, Mo., Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla., and Dallas--scheduled arrival, midnight.
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