Archive for March 1992

Long shot strikes sympathetic chord

We must take out the trash and clean the barn. It’s time to take back ownership of America.” With that overarching theme, Texas industrialist Ross Perot, the 61-year-old billionaire populist, announced to the National Press Club his willingness to run for president of the U.S. There’s only one hitch: His supporters must get him on…

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L.A. sets trends for new economy

As in most other Super Cities, Los Angeles’ economy is changing. Nothing new here. Things always change and churn — particularly in a multicultural society such as Southern California, where the region’s politics, economics and demography are best described by words like freedom, turbulence, innovation and choice. There is, unfortunately, a strong tendency for people,…

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