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July 6, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sale of troubled Friendly Ford was approved in federal bankruptcy court here Thursday in what once promised to be a spirited auction but became a fait accompli when all but one bidder dropped out. So Encino luxury car dealer Terry York, who had been in escrow to buy the dealership when it went into bankruptcy April 2, won the court's blessing to buy the major assets of Huntington Beach-based Friendly. The price of about $1.4 million was 22% lower than the $1.
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July 6, 1990 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sale of troubled Friendly Ford was approved in federal bankruptcy court here Thursday in what once promised to be a spirited auction but became a fait accompli when all but one bidder dropped out. So Encino luxury car dealer Terry York, who had been in escrow to buy the dealership when it went into bankruptcy April 2, won the court's blessing to buy the major assets of Huntington Beach-based Friendly. The price of about $1.4 million was 22% lower than the $1.
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June 24, 1990 | CHRIS FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a back room of his mother's house, Alex Johnson picked up the silver bat. He gripped it as though he were hitting, checked a swing, then slowly ran his hand over the surface, which was tarnished with age. Johnson was awarded the bat for winning the 1970 American League batting championship--the only Angel to have been a batting champion. It was one of the closest races in history, Johnson edging Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox by .0003.
REAL ESTATE
March 12, 1989
Three parcels totaling 5.84 acres at the northeast corner of Ventura Boulevard and Hayvenhurst Avenue have been sold for about $24 million in what is being described as "one of the largest recent Ventura Boulevard commercial land transactions." Ventura Encino Ltd., a partnership of developers and investors, bought the property that was occupied by the Terry York Chevrolet new and used car agency, and a Mobil service station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1985
An Encino car sales company has surrendered its state license to sell Mercedes-Benz cars, according to an official of the state Department of Motor Vehicles, which has been investigating the dealership. The DMV wanted the license returned because the company, Terry York Imports, which sells a variety of foreign and domestic cars, had refused to open its books to DMV investigators, said Vito Scattaglia, the DMV's supervising investigator in the San Fernando Valley.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1988
Terry York Imports, whose dealership license to sell Mercedes-Benz cars was revoked after it refused to let the Department of Motor Vehicles inspect its records, has won a reversal from the California Court of Appeal. The court held in a Dec. 30 decision that the Encino dealership's refusal to allow the inspection was not grounds to withdraw the license because the department has no blanket authority to inspect sales records.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1988
A compromise development plan that will allow a Rolls-Royce dealer to remodel his Encino car lot has been approved by a Los Angeles city zoning administrator, officials said Wednesday. Veteran car dealer Terry York will be allowed to build a new $1-million showroom and service garage at 15800 Ventura Blvd. provided he spruces up the rear of the lot and promises to unload vehicles carrying his new $184,500 cars on his own property.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1997 | CLAIRE VITUCCI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Philip A. "Flip" Smith, a Van Nuys tire store owner long heralded for his work combating prostitution and other crime along Sepulveda Boulevard, was awarded the 1997 Fernando Award on Friday night. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky announced the winner at an awards dinner at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel. Other dignitaries present included Los Angeles City Council members Laura Chick, Mike Feuer, Richard Alarcon and Cindy Miscikowski, Supervisor Mike Antonovich and state Sen.
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August 23, 1997 | DADE HAYES
Five San Fernando Valley residents representing a spectrum of community involvement from arts funding to crime fighting were selected Friday as finalists for the annual Fernando Award. The announcement came during a luncheon at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City. A committee of Fernando Award board members, past award winners, benefactors and chamber of commerce representatives reviewed the qualifications of 15 nominees Friday before selecting the finalists.
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August 20, 1994 | JEANNETTE REGALADO
Five community leaders were named finalists for the 36th annual Fernando Award, which honors a San Fernando Valley resident for outstanding volunteerism, at a luncheon Friday at the Warner Center Marriot in Woodland Hills. The finalists, selected from among 11 nominees, are Kenneth C. Banks Jr. of North Hollywood; former state legislator and Los Angeles Police Chief Edward M. Davis, Chatsworth; Clyde R. Porter, Woodland Hills; attorney Benjamin M.
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