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ENTERTAINMENT
April 1, 1990 | Kathie Jenkins
Got tickets for the opera or theater? Why not make an evening of it and dine downtown? Bernard's, Biltmore Hotel, 515 S. Olive St. (213) 612-1580. Style: Fancy French with free shuttle service to Music Center. Setting: Romantic. Recommended: Menu changes but might include spinach and artichoke ravioli; charred tuna in soy wasabe sauce; grilled fresh fish. Cost per person: $30-$60. California Pizza Kitchen, Wells Fargo Center, 330 S. Hope St.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1989 | STEVE HARVEY, From staff and wire reports
Judith Burke was walking back to her car on Bunker Hill after a pleasant evening at the ballet when she saw a group of tiny four-legged creatures executing a series of dazzling allegros and tours en l'air. "Rats," she said. "Big rats. Huge rats. At least 200 of them, in a frenzy. They were in this lot, covered with weeds, where a couple of transients were sleeping. . . . I ran." This wasn't the first sighting of real rat-packers in the area. Wells Fargo Center--where Burke's car was parked--recently sent out a warning to its tenants declaring that "the Bunker Hill area is experiencing an infestation of rodents."
SPORTS
December 10, 2011 | Wire Reports
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers have continued a season-long trend by winning games and losing players. Despite seeing Claude Giroux depart late in the second period with a head injury and goalie Ilya Bryzgalov leave with 13 minutes 1 second left in the game, the Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-2, on Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Giroux was hurt late in the second period when he was inadvertently kneed in the head by teammate Wayne Simmonds. "He was in front of me and I tried to jump over him and I don't know where I caught him," Simmonds said.
BUSINESS
November 2, 1987
J. W. Robinson Co. has decided it can do without the J. W.--at least in its advertising and its signs for the big department store chain. The change follows by a year a decision to play up the initials--which belonged to store founder Joseph Winchester Robinson. "We've decided to capitalize on our heritage," a spokeswoman explained in the summer of 1986. At the time, the store was undergoing an image change under the tenure of former company President Tom L. Roach.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 14, 1999 | ANGELA PETTERA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
What to Do Tonight: Nick & Stef's, the new downtown steakhouse from Joachim Splichal, opens today. "The names came from our boys," explains Splichal, who, with his wife, Christine, owns Patina and six Pinot restaurants in the Southland, Napa Valley and Las Vegas. Nick & Stef's, on Hope Street on the second level of the Wells Fargo Center where Stepps used to be, is positioned to grab business folks at lunch as well as theater- and Staples Center-goers at night.
BUSINESS
August 17, 2002 | Jesus Sanchez
The Los Angeles Unified School District has renewed its lease at Wells Fargo Center in downtown Los Angeles for 225,000 square feet of space in a deal valued at $24 million, said building owner MaguirePartners. The district, which has housed numerous administrative departments in the Bunker Hill complex since 1995, will remain in the skyscraper for 39 additional months.
REAL ESTATE
August 4, 1991
Maguire Thomas Partners has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects with its 1991 Honors Award for significant contributions to the environment and the architectural profession. "The firm has shown a willingness to explore the unconventional and the discipline to demand excellence," said AIA president C. J. Lawler.
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