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May 7, 2002 | Associated Press
Tesoro Petroleum Corp. has renegotiated the price it will pay Valero Energy Corp. for a refinery and 70 service stations in California, and the deal will close this month, the companies said. The San Antonio-based oil companies said they agreed to trim the purchase price by $50 million to $1.075 billion and defer payment of $150 million. Last week, Tesoro Chief Executive Bruce A.
October 30, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Tesoro Corp. said its board would review an unsolicited $1.4-billion offer by billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian to buy an additional 16% stake in the oil refiner. The Tesoro board will review the offer over the next 10 days, the company said. Kerkorian's Tracinda Corp., which already owns 4% of the company, offered Friday to buy an additional 21.9 million shares for $64 a piece, 12% more the stock's closing price Thursday.
November 27, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian's Tracinda Corp. suggested it may withdraw its $1.4-billion tender offer for 16% of Tesoro Corp. after the refinery owner adopted a stockholder-rights plan that Tracinda said violates a condition of the bid. Shares of Tesoro fell 7.6% on Monday. The rights plan "significantly limits opportunities to enhance stockholder value," Tracinda said in a statement. Tracinda also said it was "weighing its alternatives."
July 30, 2008 | Susannah Rosenblatt
Two Orange County teenagers facing 73 felony counts for allegedly breaking into their high school to steal tests and change grades as part of an elaborate cheating scheme pleaded not guilty Tuesday, officials said. Omar Khan, 18, of Coto de Caza and Tanvir Singh, 18, of Ladera Ranch allegedly hacked into the computers at Tesoro High School in an attempt to improve their college admissions chances. Khan faces a maximum of more than 38 years in prison; Singh faces up to three years in prison.
November 29, 2008 | Mark Medina, Austin Knoblouch, Steve Galluzzo, staff reports
Santa Ana Mater Dei kicker Zac Chocek missed a 37-yard field goal as time expired and host Rancho Santa Margarita Tesoro held on for a 38-35 victory Friday night in a Pac-5 Division quarterfinal. Titans quarterback Robbie Picazo displayed pinpoint accuracy, completing 20 of 28 passes for 212 yards and two touchdowns with one interception. Mater Dei quarterback Matt Barkley completed 11 of 31 passes for 236 yards and one touchdown with four interceptions, though eight of his passes were dropped.
October 17, 2008 | Ben Bolch
No. 3 Mission Viejo (5-0) at No. 22 Rancho Santa Margarita Tesoro (5-0) Tonight at 7:30, FSN Prime Ticket Brian Barnes said he envisioned turning Tesoro into an Orange County power when he was hired to coach the Titans two years ago, but he never could have imagined the ascent would be this swift. Tesoro ended Mission Viejo's 39-game South Coast League unbeaten streak last year and is brimming with confidence heading into the rematch in front of what could be a school-record home crowd.
April 4, 1986
Cavalcade, an investor group based in Lubbock, Tex., proposed to buy Tesoro Petroleum for cash and securities that the group valued at between $20 and $25 a share, or $274.6 million to $343.3 million. Tesoro, based in San Antonio, is an oil and gas producer whose financial health has deteriorated recently because of the sharp decline in oil prices. The company also refines and markets petroleum products and provides oil field services.
October 25, 2013 | By Steve Galluzzo
Is Mission Viejo the best team in Orange County?  The Diablos stated their case in emphatic fashion Friday night, breaking a scoreless tie with 20 unanswered points in the second quarter on their way to a 37-7 victory over South Coast League rival Santa Margarita Tesoro at Mission Viejo High.  On a night that when Santa Margarita upset Santa Ana Mater Dei and Anaheim Servite beat Orange Lutheran on the final play, there was no such drama for...
March 29, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Federal antitrust regulators have cleared the sale of Shell Oil Co.'s Wilmington refinery and 250 retail sites in Southern California to independent oil company Tesoro Corp. According to a notice issued by the Federal Trade Commission, the government has completed its investigation of the sale and ended a waiting period on the transaction. San Antonio-based Tesoro and Houston-based Shell, a division of Royal Dutch Shell, announced the sale Jan. 29.
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