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July 20, 2009 | Borzou Daragahi
A top aide to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who had voiced a moderate stance toward Israel came under heavy pressure to resign Sunday as government-controlled news outlets issued conflicting reports about whether he had already left his post. Meanwhile, hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the central city of Shiraz, chanting anti-government slogans as Iranians prepared for another wave of demonstrations.
June 17, 1990
Yolanda Villegas, Mt. San Antonio College job placement director, has been elected vice president for the southern region of the California Community College Placement Assn.
April 20, 1992
Denise Thorn has been promoted to vice president/operations systems administrator for Liberty National Bank in Huntington Beach. She joined the bank in 1983 as the operations officer.
June 21, 1994
Ted A. Fuhrer has been appointed corporate vice president of operations for Rockwell International Corp. in Seal Beach. He had been director of production operations at the company's Collins General Aviation division in Melbourne, Fla.
March 9, 1994
Donald MacLennan has joined Silicon Systems, a Tustin semiconductor company, as vice president and general manager of the communication products division. He succeeds Rick Goerner, executive vice president of Silicon Systems, who had been the division's acting general manager. Before joining the company, MacLennan had been with Sierra Semiconductor Corp. since 1985, most recently as vice president and general manager of multimedia products.
July 23, 1992
Michelle Sweet has been appointed vice president of Nelson Communications, a Costa Mesa public relations and public affairs agency. Before joining the agency, she was vice president of Thomas Wilck Associates, an Irvine public relations firm. Sweet has also held positions at the Irvine Co. and Basso & Associates in Costa Mesa.
December 25, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez appointed Adina Bastidas as vice president, three days after the nation's congress chose departing Vice President Isaias Rodriguez as the new attorney general. Chavez made the announcement during his weekly radio program, "Hello President." Bastidas, a graduate of the Central University of Venezuela, worked the last year in Washington, D.C., as Venezuela's representative to the Interamerican Development Bank.
July 3, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Gateway Inc., a money-losing maker of personal computers, said its executive vice president for business, David Turner, has resigned. "David Turner has decided to leave the company to move his family back to the East Coast and address personal issues," a Gateway spokesman said. The company will name a new vice president in a couple of weeks, he said. Shares of Poway, Calif.-based Gateway rose 18 cents to $3.95 on the NYSE.
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