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July 17, 2005 | Cecilia Rasmussen, Times Staff Writer
Its blue windmills swirled like giant propellers over a chain of bakeries, coffee shops and a drive-in as the sweet aroma of freshly baked pastries wafted over the city. For more than three-quarters of a century, Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakery fused Old World recipes with New World commerce, helping to create the neighborhood known as the city's breadbasket.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 2005 | Cecilia Rasmussen, Times Staff Writer
Its blue windmills swirled like giant propellers over a chain of bakeries, coffee shops and a drive-in as the sweet aroma of freshly baked pastries wafted over the city. For more than three-quarters of a century, Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakery fused Old World recipes with New World commerce, helping to create the neighborhood known as the city's breadbasket.
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BUSINESS
October 2, 1989 | HARRY ANDERSON, Times Staff Writer
You can tell a lot about a place by knowing a little about the people who started the best-known businesses there. The knowledge tells you, for instance, what it has taken to succeed and survive in the local economy. Although Southern California is sometimes accused of having a short memory about its past, not all its businesses have been flashes in the pan. In fact, it has no shortage of long-established, successful companies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1992
The now-empty Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakery in Glassell Park--a large manufacturing plant with a facade reminiscent of a row of 16th-Century Dutch townhouses--has been nominated as a city monument by members of the Los Angeles Conservancy, who fear the building is slated for demolition. The city's Cultural Heritage Commission agreed Wednesday to consider the nomination and will hold a public hearing within the next three months.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1987 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakers, whose trademark blue windmills have graced packages of baked goods for 72 years, has been sold to an private investor group headed by businessman Simon S. David, the bakery said Tuesday. David's group paid an undisclosed sum of cash for the stock of the San Marino-based bakery firm, which was privately held by James M. Galbraith, William R. Zimmerman and Richard B. Gordinier. The sale was completed July 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1992
The now-empty Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakery in Glassell Park--a large manufacturing plant with a facade reminiscent of a row of 16th-Century Dutch townhouses--has been nominated as a city monument by members of the Los Angeles Conservancy, who fear the building is slated for demolition. The city's Cultural Heritage Commission agreed Wednesday to consider the nomination and will hold a public hearing within the next three months.
BUSINESS
September 12, 1990 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After 75 years of serving up goodies to generations of Southern Californians, Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakers has filed for bankruptcy law protection. The privately held company continues to operate out of its landmark Dutch-style bakery uilding in Glassell Park, northeast of downtown Los Angeles, but has laid off more than 100 employees and owes back pay to many that remain, union representatives said Tuesday.
BUSINESS
September 12, 1990 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After 75 years of serving up goodies to generations of Southern Californians, Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakers has filed for bankruptcy law protection. The privately held company continues to operate out of its landmark Dutch-style bakery uilding in Glassell Park, northeast of downtown Los Angeles, but has laid off more than 100 employees and owes back pay to many that remain, union representatives said Tuesday.
BUSINESS
October 2, 1989 | HARRY ANDERSON, Times Staff Writer
You can tell a lot about a place by knowing a little about the people who started the best-known businesses there. The knowledge tells you, for instance, what it has taken to succeed and survive in the local economy. Although Southern California is sometimes accused of having a short memory about its past, not all its businesses have been flashes in the pan. In fact, it has no shortage of long-established, successful companies.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1987 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakers, whose trademark blue windmills have graced packages of baked goods for 72 years, has been sold to an private investor group headed by businessman Simon S. David, the bakery said Tuesday. David's group paid an undisclosed sum of cash for the stock of the San Marino-based bakery firm, which was privately held by James M. Galbraith, William R. Zimmerman and Richard B. Gordinier. The sale was completed July 1.
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