May 21, 1985 |
Pepsico said Monday that it had agreed to sell its Wilson Sporting Goods unit to Wesray Capital, a privately held investment banking firm. Terms weren't disclosed, although Pepsico said the sale would "have no material effect" on its financial results. Pepsico had said in February that it was considering the sale of Wilson as part of a restructuring plan aimed at allowing the company to concentrate on its largest operations--soft drinks, snack foods and restaurants.
August 22, 1999 |
Blaine Wilson's right shoulder hasn't completely healed from surgery 11 months ago. To make matters worse, he strained a muscle in his left shoulder a few days ago. So, Wilson is in just about perfect shape for his run at an unprecedented fourth straight all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships that begin Wednesday. "If you're healthy you're not a gymnast, that's the way we look at it," said Wilson, who has a history of winning titles while recuperating from injuries.
June 29, 1986 |
Krista Wilson is fortunate in that the two main interests in her life now intertwine. Not only is Wilson a model diver, she is also a diving model, and she appears to have a future in both pursuits. To those outside the world of competitive diving, Wilson is perhaps best known for her part in a cereal commercial now running on television. In it, she appears as a healthy-looking diver whose says: "Tastes like crisp honey graham crackers!"
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November 18, 1995 |
Despite improvement in the latest unemployment figures, Friday was a bleak day for more than 250 workers in Ventura County as Nabisco gave 60-day termination notices to 175 employees in Oxnard and Wilson Sporting Goods Co. announced plans to shut its Newbury Park plant. Wilson's 56,000-square-foot sporting goods plant, open since 1988, had employed 82 people to build stainless steel golf club heads. Company officials notified workers Friday morning that the plant would close immediately.
February 15, 1997 |
Pepperdine left-hander Randy Wolf didn't realize it when he took the mound Friday at Cal State Northridge but, yes, it was his first appearance in the Valley since he led El Camino Real High to consecutive City Section championships in 1993 and '94. The Matadors certainly were aware, but they didn't exactly roll out a red carpet.
April 25, 1990 |
California Dreamin' 1990: Carnie and Wendy Wilson and Chynna Phillips have witnessed a lot of show biz mistakes in their young lives. As the daughters of Beach Boy Brian Wilson and Mama Michelle and Papa John Phillips they were born with legacies of both influential talent and self-destructive natures. Now, as the pop singing trio Wilson Phillips, with a recent debut album and the single "Hold On" (No.