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July 3
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp

Lowe’s Commits $25M; Home Depot Expands Paid Time Off for Hourly Employees
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020

Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison. Lowe’s and Home Depot have taken action in response to COVID-19 by adjusting hours and supporting the needs of their associates, customers and surrounding communities. Their full statements below: Lowe’s Over the past several weeks, more than 300,000 Lowe’s...

Lowe’s Donates $500K for Latino Higher Education
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

[Los Angeles] – The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, announced today that Lowe’s is contributing $500,000 toward scholarships for the organization. The contribution will be used to provide financial...

Lowe’s Buying OSH Out of Bankruptcy
Monday, Jun 17, 2013

[OSH] – Orchard Supply Hardware Stores (OSH), a neighborhood hardware and garden store focused on paint, repair and the backyard, today announced that it has reached an agreement through which Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) will acquire the majority of its assets for $205 million in cash, plus...

Monday, Aug 20, 2012

Shares of Lowe’s fell more than 5 percent Monday as the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retailer posted 10-percent lower earnings for the quarter ending Aug. 3 and failed to meet analysts’ expectations. Lowe’s, which operates 1,748 stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico including...

Made in China: SCV Importer Recalls Outdoor Lanterns Sold at Lowe’s
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012

[CPSC] – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall Tuesday of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell...

Monday, Feb 27, 2012

Lowe’s Cos., the nation’s No. 2 home improvement retailer behind The Home Depot, beat Wall Street expectations Monday when it reported fourth-quarter earnings of $322 million, a 13-percent increase on the year. Fourth-quarter earnings per diluted share rose 23.8 percent to 26 cents (analysts...

Monday, Aug 29, 2011

Lowe’s, the nation’s No. 2 hardware retailer, announced Monday that three senior vice presidents are leaving the company, and operations are being consolidated into three geographic divisions from the previous five. Lowe’s has been beaten by No. 1 Home Depot in same-store sales for...

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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker