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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1994 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The county has rejected claims for damages filed by the parents and elder sister of Debi French, the teen-ager who underwent surgery to have part of a lung removed in her fight against tuberculosis she caught during an outbreak at La Quinta High School. Dennis Bunker, the county claims manager, said their claims were rejected because they missed legal deadlines.
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BUSINESS
November 26, 2010 | By Richard Lee
Two months after selling two hotels in Philadelphia, HEI Hotels & Resorts, a Norwalk, Conn.-based investor in hotel properties, has sold the 293-suite Embassy Suites Irvine-Orange County Airport for an undisclosed price. "With the comprehensive renovation completed in 2008, we have achieved our long-term ownership vision for this hotel," said Steve Mendell, HEI's president for acquisitions and development. "Combining our intimate knowledge of both the hotel and the market, however, we believe we will continue to add value to this asset as a third-party operator.
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BUSINESS
June 3, 1997 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overruling the objections of the Walt Disney Co., an Orange County Superior Court judge said Monday that he will permit televised coverage in the upcoming trial involving a former Mouseketeer who is suing the company after being robbed in the Disneyland parking lot. Disney had argued that broadcasting the proceedings would divulge security procedures to criminals who could use that knowledge to prey on visitors to the Anaheim park. But Judge Richard W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 2009 | Gale Holland
A community college professor who lost a lawsuit accusing an Orange County school board of illegally censoring a dissident board member now owes the district nearly $80,000 in attorney fees, the professor said Friday. Richard McKee, who teaches chemistry at Pasadena City College, said he has had his wages garnished and had to borrow against his retirement as a result of his failed suit against the Orange Unified School District. He has delayed his retirement at least a year, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1997 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County woman alleges in a lawsuit that the man she married in Las Vegas a year ago turned out to be a woman. Correen Esther Zahnzinger contends in the suit filed last week that her former mate is refusing to make monthly payments on a $300,000 settlement that was supposed to compensate her for being hoodwinked. Zahnzinger is asking an Orange County Superior Court judge to order Valerie Inga of Santa Ana to honor the agreement. According to court papers, the couple met in February 1994.
BUSINESS
February 25, 1990 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Keith B. Stewart, an articulate man with a graying beard and a stern demeanor, has built a company that looks on the surface like a classic entrepreneurial success. In little more than 10 years, his Irvine-based Gradco Systems Inc. has grown from a lowly distributor of paper-feeders to a $100-million company that claims a virtual monopoly on certain copy machine accessories.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1993 | T. CHRISTIAN MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A long-running legal battle over a purported child molestation is set to go to court again Monday with the start of a lawsuit by a gardener accusing his employers of destroying evidence. In their third court battle, Rony F. Rubio is suing his former employers for erasing a homemade pornographic videotape that was evidence for his defense at an earlier criminal trial.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1997 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overruling the objections of the Walt Disney Co., an Orange County Superior Court judge said Monday that he'll permit televised coverage of the upcoming trial involving a former Mouseketeer who is suing the company because she was robbed in the parking lot at Disneyland. Disney had argued that broadcasting the proceedings would reveal its security procedures to criminals who could use that knowledge to prey on visitors to the Anaheim amusement park.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1993 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A group of rankled homeowners filed a lawsuit against a developer Friday, claiming that a new subdivision built next to theirs is ugly and garish. One homeowner described it as "Toon Town." The suit in Orange County Superior Court alleges that Taylor Woodrow Homes California Ltd. of Newport Beach committed fraud and misrepresented the Amarante Homes development, where prices ranged from $350,000 to $500,000.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1997 | Marla Dickerson
Overruling the objections of Walt Disney Co., an Orange County Superior Court judge said he'll permit televised coverage of the upcoming trial involving a former Mouseketeer who is suing the company because she was robbed in the parking lot at Disneyland. Disney had argued that broadcasting the proceedings would reveal its security procedures to criminals who could use that knowledge to prey on visitors to the Anaheim amusement park.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1997 | MICHAEL G. WAGNER and SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A Los Angeles County judge Thursday tossed out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Orange County's bankruptcy bailout, easing fears of the Wall Street investment community that nearly $900 million in county recovery bonds might not be repaid.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1997 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overruling the objections of the Walt Disney Co., an Orange County Superior Court judge said Monday that he will permit televised coverage in the upcoming trial involving a former Mouseketeer who is suing the company after being robbed in the Disneyland parking lot. Disney had argued that broadcasting the proceedings would divulge security procedures to criminals who could use that knowledge to prey on visitors to the Anaheim park. But Judge Richard W.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1997 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overruling the objections of the Walt Disney Co., an Orange County Superior Court judge said Monday that he'll permit televised coverage of the upcoming trial involving a former Mouseketeer who is suing the company because she was robbed in the parking lot at Disneyland. Disney had argued that broadcasting the proceedings would reveal its security procedures to criminals who could use that knowledge to prey on visitors to the Anaheim amusement park.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1997 | Marla Dickerson
Overruling the objections of Walt Disney Co., an Orange County Superior Court judge said he'll permit televised coverage of the upcoming trial involving a former Mouseketeer who is suing the company because she was robbed in the parking lot at Disneyland. Disney had argued that broadcasting the proceedings would reveal its security procedures to criminals who could use that knowledge to prey on visitors to the Anaheim amusement park.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1997 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County woman alleges in a lawsuit that the man she married in Las Vegas a year ago turned out to be a woman. Correen Esther Zahnzinger contends in the suit filed last week that her former mate is refusing to make monthly payments on a $300,000 settlement that was supposed to compensate her for being hoodwinked. Zahnzinger is asking an Orange County Superior Court judge to order Valerie Inga of Santa Ana to honor the agreement. According to court papers, the couple met in February 1994.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1994 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The county has rejected claims for damages filed by the parents and elder sister of Debi French, the teen-ager who underwent surgery to have part of a lung removed in her fight against tuberculosis she caught during an outbreak at La Quinta High School. Dennis Bunker, the county claims manager, said their claims were rejected because they missed legal deadlines.
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July 7, 1989 | Clipboard researched by Kathie Bozanich and Dallas Jackson / Los Angeles Times: Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times
THE RITZ-CARLTON,Dana Point (714) 240-2000 Presidential suite Per-night rate: $2,000 Size: 1,840 sq. ft.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 2009 | Gale Holland
A community college professor who lost a lawsuit accusing an Orange County school board of illegally censoring a dissident board member now owes the district nearly $80,000 in attorney fees, the professor said Friday. Richard McKee, who teaches chemistry at Pasadena City College, said he has had his wages garnished and had to borrow against his retirement as a result of his failed suit against the Orange Unified School District. He has delayed his retirement at least a year, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1993 | T. CHRISTIAN MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A long-running legal battle over a purported child molestation is set to go to court again Monday with the start of a lawsuit by a gardener accusing his employers of destroying evidence. In their third court battle, Rony F. Rubio is suing his former employers for erasing a homemade pornographic videotape that was evidence for his defense at an earlier criminal trial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1993 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A group of rankled homeowners filed a lawsuit against a developer Friday, claiming that a new subdivision built next to theirs is ugly and garish. One homeowner described it as "Toon Town." The suit in Orange County Superior Court alleges that Taylor Woodrow Homes California Ltd. of Newport Beach committed fraud and misrepresented the Amarante Homes development, where prices ranged from $350,000 to $500,000.
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