CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1992 |
At the request of Yamaha Motor Corp., the city is considering installing a footbridge over Stanton Flood Control Channel so employees can leave cars at home and walk or bicycle to work. The bridge would connect the Cypress Business Park with neighborhoods just south of the complex. Many of the city's major employers operate in the park, including Yamaha Motors, Minolta, Mitsubishi and Fuji.
May 11, 1999 |
Yamaha Marine Group, the Cypress-based outboard motor marketing unit of Japan's Yamaha Motor Corp., has signed the biggest supply deal in its 16 years in the U.S. The pact with Genmar Holdings Inc. of Minneapolis calls for Yamaha Marine to build and supply a range of outboard motors to eight powerboat companies owned by Genmar.
July 15, 1986 |
Yamaha Motor Corp. USA has filed an antitrust suit against Bass Tracker Inc. of Springfield, Mo., claiming that the boat maker's plan to sell its vessels only through Mercury and Mariner outboard motor dealers will cut into Yamaha's outboard motor sales.
October 4, 1987 |
Contrary to popular belief, cash-laden Japanese investing in U. S. real estate are not putting all their yen in downtown Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and the like. They're spending in suburbia, too. Small (6.2 square miles) Cypress in northwest Orange County is a prime example. Yamaha Motor Corp., Mitsubishi Electric Sales, Sony, Panasonic Technics Corp. and Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America have built major installations in the 500-acre Cypress Business Park since 1980. More are coming.
March 21, 1992 |
Two partners and four associates at the Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges law firm in Irvine have quit to join a rival county firm. The six lawyers, who specialize in environmental and construction litigation, have joined the Newport Beach office of Crowell & Moring, a firm based in Washington. Randall L.
June 27, 1993
* Dannie M. Hayes has joined National Bank of Southern California in Newport Beach as executive vice president and senior credit officer. He was formerly senior vice president and regional credit administrator for City National Bank. Before that, Hayes was with Security Pacific National Bank for 27 years. * Gene Jurick has been promoted to the post of accessories division manager at Yamaha Motor Corp.
December 30, 1987 |
The Consumer Product Safety Commission voted Tuesday to confirm an agreement negotiated by the Justice Department to ban the sale of three-wheeled all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and take other steps designed to reduce deaths and injuries associated with the product. The preliminary decree requires the industry to provide safety courses and warning labels but does not mandate the customer refunds sought by some congressmen and consumer advocates.
December 6, 1989 |
An undercover government survey shows more than half of all-terrain vehicle dealers are at least partially violating an agreement with the Justice Department not to recommend adult-size ATVs for children younger than 16. The study, released Monday by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, was criticized by a spokesman for American Honda Motor Co., one of the manufacturers involved in the 1988 consent agreement limiting ATV sales.
December 7, 1991 |
Faced with a prolonged slump in business, one of Orange County's older advertising agencies said Friday that it will close at the end of the month and move its accounts to another agency. Greg Smith, who has operated his Greg Smith & Partners for 15 years in Santa Ana, said that he is taking his $8 million in billings, along with himself and at least five key employees, to the Salvati Montgomery Sakoda agency in Irvine.