Day: October 1, 2021

Bobby Haas, financial mastermind, aerial photographer and museum owner, dies at 74

Bobby Haas, who made a fortune in the leveraged buyout business, became an aerial photographer for National Geographic and built a world-class motorcycle museum in the Dallas Design District, died unexpectedly Tuesday after a brief respiratory illness.

He was 74.

Haas made his millions three decades ago at 41 with his then business partner, Tom Hicks, by amassing and selling a soft-drink empire that included Dr Pepper, A&W and 7UP. The pair’s take from the transactions was in excess of $100 million.

“We were the right two people at the right time in the right market,” said Hicks, who was Haas’ partner for five years beginning in 1984. “We had unbelievable success. I will always look back at that with fond memories.”

Bobby Haas is shown in his office at the Crescent in 1993.
Bobby Haas is shown in his office at the Crescent in 1993. (DMN files)

By both of their accounts, Hicks and Haas had very different personalities — both

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Grover Beach DUI motorcycle crash injures 2, police say

The Grover Beach Police Department is recommending criminal charges for a Seaside man who was allegedly driving drunk when he wrecked his motorcycle, injuring himself and another person.

According to an agency news release, officers were alerted to a motorcycle crash on North Fourth Street at around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday.

On arrival, officers discovered two adult patients with “serious to major injuries,” according to the release.

The two people were transported to a local hospital, where they are being treated for their injuries, police said.

According to the release, a preliminary investigation showed that the pair — Alex Sakhrani, 43, of Seaside and an unidentified adult woman — were traveling northbound on a 2014 Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

As they crested the hill north of Oceanview, Sakhrani lost control of the motorcycle and crashed, the release stated.

Both Sakranhi and his passenger were thrown from the motorcycle onto the roadway, police

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