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  • Former CAA Agents Form Grandview Management Company

    Former CAA lit agent Matt Rosen, manager Jeff Silver and producer Brian Kavanaugh-Jones have formed new management company Grandview. Grandview will manage writers, filmmakers, and television producers, focusing on high-end commercial fare, stretching...
  • Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive

    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive
    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died May 17 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 92. Charles Clinton Stieff II was born in Baltimore,...
  • Marijuana boom spawns ancillary businesses

    Marijuana boom spawns ancillary businesses
    Ben Wu took a six-figure pay cut when he left a career in private equity for a shot at the marijuana boom. Trained to spot small businesses with big potential, he started this year as chief executive of Kush Bottles, a Santa Ana company that sells...
  • A-Mark Precious Metals may profit from increased awareness

    When the torpedoed World War II British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was found three miles deep in the North Atlantic in 2011, the big winners were the salvagers and — eventually — A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. of Santa Monica. On board the steam...
  • Producers Will Swing Big to Keep Tupac Musical Open on Broadway

    Reviews were mixed and sales are downright dire. Which is why all of Broadway is wondering: When will "Holler If Ya Hear Me" throw in the towel? Not yet, according to Eric L. Gold, the Hollywood veteran who is the lead producer of the Tupac Shakur...
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • The senator from Searchlight no more -- Harry Reid moving to Vegas

    It's the end of an era: Harry Reid, the senator famously from the dusty, desert mining town of Searchlight, Nev., is relocating to Las Vegas. The Democratic leader's office announced Monday that Reid and his wife, Landra, his high school sweetheart of...
  • The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush

    The prospect for learning is high at school's Gold Rush
    Fourth-graders Sam West and Dani Thomas-Nathan sat behind a booth Friday morning selling copies of the Golden Gazette newspaper for $1 each. It was 1849 at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, the peak of the California Gold Rush, and Gold Town was...
  • Obamacare rates for popular silver plan rising 1% in L.A., study shows

    Obamacare rates for popular silver plan rising 1% in L.A., study shows
    Obamacare premiums in Los Angeles will rise less than 1% next year for the most widely sold coverage, a new study shows. Across the country, rates for a benchmark silver plan will actually go down slightly in 2015, according to an analysis of health...
  • Supervisor in mining office faces conflict-of-interest allegations

    A supervisor in the California government office that regulates mines is under investigation for alleged conflicts of interest, including co-ownership of a Northern California gold-mining company within his jurisdiction, ethics officials confirmed on...
  • Crews make progress against wildfire near Gold Rush-era town

    Crews make progress against wildfire near Gold Rush-era town
    Firefighters were making progress early Monday against a wind-driven wildfire in Northern California that has scorched 650 acres near a Gold Rush-era town and forced evacuations of 200 homes. The blaze, dubbed the Oregon fire, started about 4:36 p.m....