| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
MEMO TO: STEVE BURKE
FROM: PETER BART
Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy and a strategist. The big question: Have you now...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SACRAMENTO — Preparing for months of battle over who should pay the estimated $4.1-billion cost of permanently shutting down the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which closed in June, Southern California Edison has launched a public relations...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Although manufacturing jobs continue to decline in Los Angeles, as they have around much of the country, the city still ranks third in the nation as a hub for manufacturing employment, a survey said.
The city falls right behind Houston and New York as...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Trash lines the perimeter fences. Millions of square feet of commercial and hangar space are vacant. The arrival area for international passengers has fallen into disuse, and no jetliners stand at the terminal gates.
That is the bleak picture of L.A./...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Charles "Chuck" Emmett McLaughlin III passed away July 6, 2013 at the age of 69. He was born Nov. 27, 1943 in El Paso, Texas while his father was serving in the U.S. Army. He spent most of his youth in Somerset. Following the sudden death of his father at...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Miller Farms, a planned community in Manchester, is adding more townhomes. Pet-friendly and with no age restrictions, Miller Farms welcomes a diverse crowd.
"There are some empty nesters, some young professionals," says Liz Koiva, Nordic Builders...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:59 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A company that manufactures small motors and related products said Tuesday that it will close its plant here by the end of 2014, laying off about 330 employees. Regal Beloit said in a news release that it will transfer the work of the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out when to sneak a nap.
The Skinny: I worked from 5:30 a.m. to midnight Monday so I'm very groggy this morning. You can thank me later for making sure no one missed one minute of the craziness between Time Warner...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Rick Cotton, one of the most senior executives at NBCUniversal, is stepping down as executive vice president and general counsel of the entertainment giant after almost 25 years in the position.
Considered one of the entertainment industry's top legal...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Comcast Corp. has increased the salary of NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke and extended his tenure through August 2018.
The Philadelphia-based cable TV giant on Friday said it has extended Burke's employment contract for five years and provided...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. regulators said Thursday that they reached an $885-million settlement with UBS Americas Inc. of a suit alleging that the subsidiary of the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage bonds it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.