| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Thirty years ago tonight, all she had to say were five words and, just like that, thousands of delegates to the Democratic Party's 1984 convention nearly blew off the roof of San Francisco’s Moscone Center.
“My name is Geraldine Ferraro,&...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:25 PM
In a move designed to ward off a potential hostile takeover, Time Warner Inc. approved a provision that would make it difficult for dissident shareholders to force a vote on a sale or attempt a change in the board of directors.
The change in the company...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:00 PM
American Apparel Inc. has refused to call a stockholder meeting requested by ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney and maneuvered to block him from retaking control of the company.
The Los Angeles retailer said Monday that a shareholder meeting demanded...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Ousted American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney is firing up the machinery to retake control of the company that booted him nearly two weeks ago.
Charney plans to solicit the written consent from other stockholders to expand the number of board...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Two weeks after his humiliating ouster from American Apparel Inc., Dov Charney's seemingly doomed quest to take back the clothing company he founded has gained surprising traction.
In an unorthodox move, the scandal-plagued Los Angeles chief executive...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes' contract isn't up until 2017, but succession issues were raised by shareholders at the media giant's annual meeting held Friday on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank.
"I feel pretty good right now,"...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:51 AM
American Apparel's abrupt ouster of controversial Chief Executive Dov Charney may pitch the company into bankruptcy by triggering defaults on two outstanding loans, the retailer warned Thursday.
In an SEC filing, American Apparel said the board's...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:58 PM
After two straight years of declining profits and mounting pressure from investors, embattled Darden Restaurants Chief Executive Officer Clarence Otis on Monday announced plans to resign by the end of this year.
Otis is stepping aside at a tumultuous...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A group of Costa Mesa seniors is concerned that money from a non-profit memorial foundation could be used in the coming months to benefit the outgoing Costa Mesa Senior Center Corporation instead of the center itself.
A group of seniors circulated a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:17 AM
NEW BRITAIN - The annual meeting of the Art League of New Britain is scheduled for Aug. 6 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 30 Cedar St.
Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages will be provided beforehand, and the organization said any members or anyone interested in...
| Aug 20, 2013
There could be some fireworks Wednesday when Office Depot shareholders vote on a new board of directors at the company's annual meeting in Boca Raton.
Usually, annual meetings are scripted events with few shareholders who attend and even fewer...