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ENTERTAINMENT
September 1, 1989 | L. N. HALLIBURTON
The Cajun craze may have fizzled, but why should Creole restaurants suffer? Harold and Belle's, a 20-year old restaurant in the Crenshaw district, features Louisiana-bred food to eat-in or take-out . . . and no blackened you-know-what. Partners Harold LeGaux and Al Honore are both descended from that scrumptious part of the world where French, Spanish, Portuguese and African recipes combined with indigenous ingredients (oysters, catfish, clams, shrimp) to form a New World cuisine, i.e.
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NEWS
August 12, 1991 | Reuters
Ultra-Orthodox Jews have voluntarily joined the Israeli army for the first time in the history of the Jewish state, Israel television said Sunday. Ultra-Orthodox Jews are exempt from the mandatory three years of military service for 18-year-old Israeli men so that they can study in religious seminaries.
BUSINESS
November 1, 2000
UltraLink, a Costa Mesa manager of Web-enabled employee benefits administration, said Tuesday that Philip Hashway has been promoted to president. The company said in a news release that Hashway, a former senior director for Compaq Computer Corp., will continue as chief operating officer of the operation created by the July merger of UltraLink and IBenefits Inc. in El Segundo. Hashway also had been worldwide service logistics director for Dell Computer Corp.
BUSINESS
July 19, 2000
UltraLink, a Costa Mesa provider of health plan management services, completed its merger with IBenefits Inc., an El Segundo provider of Web-based employee benefits. Financial terms were not disclosed. All employees of the two companies are expected to retain their jobs, the companies said Tuesday.
WORLD
May 16, 2013 | By Edmund Sanders
JERUSALEM -- Thousands of young ultra-Orthodox men protested Thursday night against a government proposal to, for the first time, draft them into the military. More than 20,000 protesters gathered at an Israel Defense Forces recruiting office in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem. Some threw stones at police and set garbage cans on fire, according to a police spokesman. Others carried signs condemning government “edicts” and saying, “Your fate is in your hands.” “We say 'no' to the enlistment of yeshiva students, even if all of us will be forced to go to jail en masse," protest spokesman Pini Rosenberg told the Israeli news website Ynet.
BUSINESS
March 26, 2004 | From Dow Jones/Associated Press
Shares of Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. of Menlo Park, Calif., which makes equipment for computer chip manufacturers, rose modestly in their trading debut Thursday. The stock (ticker symbol: UCTT) closed at $7.50, up 50 cents, or 7%, from the initial public offering price for the 6 million shares sold. Ultra Clean makes systems that deploy gases used in semiconductor-manufacturing. It reported net income of $180,000 on revenue of $77.5 million last year.
NEWS
November 7, 1990 | LYNN SIMROSS
Procter & Gamble Co. has introduced a new line of laundry soaps that it says are "detergents of the future." Under the brand names of Tide, Cheer, Oxydol and Gain, the new detergents are called Ultra and will eventually replace the existing line. Using what company representatives call "compact granule" technology, the detergents can clean a wash load with one small scoop of the granules.
NEWS
January 31, 1994 | from Times Wire Services
Senate candidate and Iran-Contra scandal figure Oliver L. North on Sunday charged that an "arrogant army of ultra-feminists" dominates U.S. politics. North, who is campaigning for the GOP nomination in Virginia, also said any President has a right to conceal covert actions from Congress.
NEWS
May 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
Ultra-Orthodox Jews returning from prayers for the Shavuot holiday rioted in Arab areas of the city on Friday, smashing cars and overturning stands. In keeping with the holiday's tradition, thousands of Jews worshiped all night Thursday at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest shrine. When the prayer sessions ended on Friday morning, several hundred worshipers turned on Arab residents of Jerusalem's walled Old City, smashing several cars and overturning produce stalls.
BUSINESS
September 26, 1987 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
Toshiba America stole some of rival Compaq Computer's thunder Friday, announcing the nation's first portable personal computer using an ultra-fast microprocessor chip from Intel. Compaq, which has been developing its own laptop microcomputer using the new Intel 80386 chip, is expected to make its announcement Tuesday. Toshiba's computer, the T5100, will be assembled at the company's Irvine plant from parts made mostly in Japan. Toshiba opened the $35-million Irvine facility last spring.
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