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June 27, 1990 | ROBERT W. WELKOS and JOEL SAPPELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Emerging from years of internal strife and public scandal, the Scientology movement has embarked on a sweeping and sophisticated campaign to gain new influence in America. The goal is to refurbish the tarnished image of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and elevate him to the ranks of history's great humanitarians and thinkers. By so doing, the church hopes to broaden the acceptability of Hubbard's Scientology teachings and attract millions of new members.
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BUSINESS
February 11, 1994 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration on Thursday freed up a slice of the nation's airwaves for new commercial communications technologies and proposed that an even bigger chunk of government-controlled airwaves be relinquished for future commercial use.
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BUSINESS
October 9, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writer
As the former prosecutors and ex-FBI agents at Kroll Associates see it, they are sort of the Rolls-Royce of private investigators. In a business sometimes sullied by questionable tactics and indiscretion, Kroll prides itself on keeping its hands clean and mouth shut while digging into the background and activities of a corporate raider, prospective business partner or errant executive.
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February 5, 1994 | FRANK SWOBODA, WASHINGTON POST
As a religious man, Herrick Garnsey says he operates his business on "godly, biblical principles." The stated mission of his family-owned Ford dealership in Greeley, Colo., is to "glorify God by the process and results of providing quality products and services which meet and exceed our customers' expectations." Now Garnsey worries that the federal government wants to turn his workplace into a religion-free zone.
BUSINESS
September 15, 1992 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite protests from business lobbyists over a family leave bill approved by Congress, employers in California and other states with similar laws say they rarely pose economic hardships, even for the smallest companies affected. President Bush is expected as soon as this week to veto the labor-backed bill, which would provide employees of firms with 50 or more workers up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family or personal medical emergencies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1994 | FRANK SWOBODA, WASHINGTON POST
As a religious man, Herrick Garnsey says he operates his business on "godly, biblical principles." The stated mission of his family-owned Ford dealership in Greeley, Colo., is to "glorify God by the process and results of providing quality products and services which meet and exceed our customers' expectations." Now Garnsey worries that the federal government wants to turn his workplace into a religion-free zone.
BUSINESS
February 11, 1994 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration on Thursday freed up a slice of the nation's airwaves for new commercial communications technologies and proposed that an even bigger chunk of government-controlled airwaves be relinquished for future commercial use.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1989 | From Associated Press
When G.H. Bass & Co.'s former corporate parent finally found a buyer for its shoe manufacturer in 1987, prospects for Bass looked so bleak that the new owner got a bargain. Today, 113-year-old Bass is winning back a following after rescuing its reputation for quality and updating its traditional styles. Bass was on the block when the British-Dutch consumer products giant Unilever acquired Chesebrough-Pond's Inc., which had owned Bass since 1978. No eager buyers rushed forward because the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1989 | From Associated Press
The number of foreign visitors to the United States rose 14% last year, with much of the increased traffic coming from Europe and Japan, the government reported Thursday. The U.S. Travel and Tourism Administration estimated that visits to the United States for business and pleasure reached a record 33.7 million in 1988.
BUSINESS
September 15, 1992 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite protests from business lobbyists over a family leave bill approved by Congress, employers in California and other states with similar laws say they rarely pose economic hardships, even for the smallest companies affected. President Bush is expected as soon as this week to veto the labor-backed bill, which would provide employees of firms with 50 or more workers up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family or personal medical emergencies.
NEWS
June 27, 1990 | ROBERT W. WELKOS and JOEL SAPPELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Emerging from years of internal strife and public scandal, the Scientology movement has embarked on a sweeping and sophisticated campaign to gain new influence in America. The goal is to refurbish the tarnished image of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and elevate him to the ranks of history's great humanitarians and thinkers. By so doing, the church hopes to broaden the acceptability of Hubbard's Scientology teachings and attract millions of new members.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1989 | From Associated Press
When G.H. Bass & Co.'s former corporate parent finally found a buyer for its shoe manufacturer in 1987, prospects for Bass looked so bleak that the new owner got a bargain. Today, 113-year-old Bass is winning back a following after rescuing its reputation for quality and updating its traditional styles. Bass was on the block when the British-Dutch consumer products giant Unilever acquired Chesebrough-Pond's Inc., which had owned Bass since 1978. No eager buyers rushed forward because the U.S.
BUSINESS
October 9, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writer
As the former prosecutors and ex-FBI agents at Kroll Associates see it, they are sort of the Rolls-Royce of private investigators. In a business sometimes sullied by questionable tactics and indiscretion, Kroll prides itself on keeping its hands clean and mouth shut while digging into the background and activities of a corporate raider, prospective business partner or errant executive.
BUSINESS
July 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Marathon Oil Announces Layoffs: The Houston-based firm, a subsidiary of USX Corp. in Pittsburgh, laid off about 100 employees, mostly from its exploration and production units, the company said. Another 351 employees retired early, effective June 1. Those being laid off work at 16 locations in the United States. "Negative business conditions plague the petroleum industry, Marathon and the economy in general," Marathon President Victor G. Beghini said.
BUSINESS
August 16, 1990
* National Education Corp. has won exclusive distribution rights in the United States for business-training programs created by Wilson Learning Corp. of Minneapolis, the companies announced Wednesday. The programs offer adult instruction in topics ranging from math skills to telephone courtesy to leadership techniques, said Jack Polley, a spokesman for Irvine-based NEC, which is the nation's largest technical training company.
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