Title

June 1989

Volume

1

Issue

2

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1989

Abstract

Health of the Inland Empire Financial Institutions the Inland Empire Business Journal contacted the FDIC to obtain information on Inland Empire banks on the "problem bank list" in the aftermath of the Savings and Loan Crisis.............................1

Gambling Could Raise $500,000 in New Taxes for Cathedral City Mayor George G. Hardie's proposal for a resort hotel and gaming Card Club complex. (includes interview with Mayor Hardie).......................1

Developers Offer Sewer Fund Monies a consortium of eastern Riverside County developers approached the Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) with a proposal to pre-pay building permit fees to accelerate sewer plant expansion to support development.......................1

New Magazine to Link California Real Estate Sellers with Japanese Buyers Publisher Guy Torelli announced California Real Estate Guide with a circulation of 2500.......................5

Temecula Company Begins Use of Mobile Soil Decontamination Process U.S. Waste Thermal Processing, a Temecula-based subsidiary of U.S. Waste Group, will begin work on a contract with Union Oil Co. to decontaminate the petroleum contaminated soil at a Unocal station in Rancho California.......................8

Close-up: Senator Robert Presley - he chairs the State Senate Appropriations Committee which hears about 2,000 bills yearly Senator Robert Presley of Riverside and Chairman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee expresses his views on the Inland Empire's opportunities and problems in the face of rapid growth..............................................13

Days in the Vineyards: Schramsberg to host exclusive picnics "Picnics in the Vineyards" in a private grove on the Napa Valley champagne house's renowned estate is a fund-raiser for the Napa Valley Opera House..................18

Restaurant Row: a wine and food survey by William reviews the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco; the Madrona Manor (owned by John and Carol Muir) in Healdsburg; Andreinos in Palm Desert (owned by Michael Castelli)...................21

Inland Empire Businesswomen focuses on Judi Funtas Owner/President, Baker Personnel in Upland; Diane Zak, Director of Human Resources and Information Systems, the TORO Irrigation Division in Riverside; Deborah Mandabach, Director of Marketing, The Arrowhead Health Care System in San Bernardino.......................22

Local Small Companies get "Fortune 500" Support in the ultimate office building of the future, created in Ontario by American Comm Center Corporation......................23

Chino Valley Bank Receives Top Award For the eighth consecutive year Chino Valley Bank received the prestigious "Premier Performance Bank" award from the Findley Reports consulting group of Brea...............26

Revamped Kaiser Steel Shows First Profits Kaiser Steel Resources, Inc., the reorganized successor to Kaiser Steel Corporation, reported that their first post-Chapter 11 bankruptcy full quarter was profitable................27

Santa Fe to Move Headquarters to Tri-City Centre the railroad announces the move of its headquarters from San Bernardino to the Tri-City Corporate Centre...................27

Japanese Market: Opening Rapidly to World Products describes the factors contributing to the opening of Japan's markets and suggests strategies and resources for businesses interested in the market opportunity....................8

The History of Tenant Representation Scott Grubert reviews the history of how business tenant representation has developed over the years as clients increasingly need both a real estate broker and representation in negotiations between that broker and a potential lessor................15

Turnaround Medicine Can Also be Preventive Rick Lamprecht offers turnaround strategies that can be utilized to strengthen any business.................7

Sales Promotion Business Goes Full Circle reprint of article by Bill Robinson and Bud Frankel on the sales promotion business coming back to its original focus of regional promotion They present a planning checklist for self evaluation..........................4

EDITORIAL: Higher Taxes not the Answer to Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse Prevention and treatment of alcoholism and alcohol abuse, not higher excise taxes on alcoholic beverages, is the answer to the staggering social cost of abusive drinking....................12

Twelve Steps to Meeting Success Donna Aim, Communication Manager, San Diego Convention Center, offers a checklist to ensure a successful meeting..............16

The Lists:

Troubled Thrift List...........................3

75 Largest Employers in the Inland Empire...................10

Inland Empire 25 Largest Hotels - Meeting Facilities ......................19

Inland Empire Independent Financial Institutions Ranked by Return on Assets as of December, 1988.........................25

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