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  • Rumored Microsoft CEO candidate gets promoted at Qualcomm

    Rumored Microsoft CEO candidate gets promoted at Qualcomm
    There appears to be no better way to get your current company to show just how much it loves you than by becoming the source of rumors that you're in the running to be the next CEO of Microsoft.  On Thursday came word via Bloomberg that Qualcomm Chief...
  • Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares

    Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares
    SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote. Unlike...
  • Federal task force to investigate corruption in Orange County

    Federal task force to investigate corruption in Orange County
    The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate allegations of public corruption in Orange County, an FBI spokeswoman said Friday. The Orange County Corruption Task Force was formed in April and includes the FBI, IRS, ...
  • George Zimmer resigns from Men's Wearhouse board

    George Zimmer resigns from Men's Wearhouse board
    Men’s Wearhouse Inc. founder George Zimmer is resigning from the board of directors that last week abruptly stripped him of his role as executive chairman. Although the Fremont retailer never explained the rationale for the sudden removal,...
  • Theo Kingma elected new president of Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.

    Theo Kingma elected new president of Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.
    Theo Kingma has been elected president of the Golden Globe Awards' governing body the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for the 2013-14 year at the organization's annual election meeting Monday. Kingma replaces Aida Takla-O'Reilly, who was voted onto the...
  • Sprint CEO talks unlimited data, LTE, SoftBank and Dish Network

    Sprint CEO talks unlimited data, LTE, SoftBank and Dish Network
    Sprint Chief Executive Daniel Hesse was in Irvine last week to pick up two J.D. Power awards given to the Kansas-based carrier and Boost Mobile, one of its prepaid brands. The awards, given for rating the highest for customer purchase experience, come...
  • Occidental Petroleum Chairman Ray Irani ousted by shareholders

    Occidental Petroleum Chairman Ray Irani ousted by shareholders
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. Occidental Petroleum Chairman Ray Irani was ousted by shareholders from the oil and gas petroleum's board and was absent from Friday's annual meeting in Santa Monica Irani, 78, has been with the...
  • Phillip L. Williams dies at 90; senior executive with Times Mirror Co.

    Phillip L. Williams dies at 90; senior executive with Times Mirror Co.
    Phillip L. Williams, a retired senior executive for Times Mirror Co. who served on its board of directors from 1985 until his retirement in 1993, died Nov. 18 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica after suffering a heart attack, his family said. The...
  • George Randolph Hearst Jr. dies at 84; L.A. Herald-Examiner publisher

    George Randolph Hearst Jr. dies at 84; L.A. Herald-Examiner publisher
    The demise of the Hearst newspaper empire in Los Angeles began in 1962 when publisher George Randolph Hearst Jr. abandoned the morning newspaper market. Hearst and the company that owned the Los Angeles Times made what some viewed as a back-room deal: At...
  • Beverly Hills school board opposes tax measure for transit projects

     
    Saying Measure J will only accelerate plans to tunnel underneath Beverly Hills High School, the school district’s board of education Thursday said they unanimously voted to oppose the November ballot measure that is heavily backed by Los Angeles...
  • Glendale councilman appeals his removal from Metrolink board

     
    To his surprise and dismay, Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian has been replaced with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Metrolink board of directors, where Najarian had served for six years....