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  • L.A. Opera shuffles top leadership positions

     
    Just days after renewing Plácido Domingo's contract as general director through 2013, Los Angeles Opera has announced a shuffling of its top leadership roles. Stephen Rountree, the president of L.A.'s Music Center, will add on the title of chief...
  • Blockbuster files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sets plan to reorganize

     
    After struggling with nearly $1 billion in debt and growing competition from Redbox and Netflix, Blockbuster Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday. The filing, long expected, would wipe out the debt and equity of the once dominant......
  • Never pitched: "Mad Men" writer fails to campaign, and doesn't win seat on the Writers Guild board

     
    Matt Weiner may be the brains behind one of the most critically acclaimed shows on television. But that wasn't enough to guarantee a seat on the board of directors for the Writers Guild of America, West. The writer and executive......
  • Icahn takes Lions Gate to court in two countries

     
    The battle for movie and television production company Lions Gate Entertainment is headed to court. Investor Carl Icahn, who has launched a hostile takeover for Lions Gate, has followed through on his threat to sue the company over its recent......
  • L.A. County to nominate seven to board of Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital

     
    Los Angeles county leaders are expected to announce Thursday seven candidates for the new board of directors of the nonprofit Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital, according to a statement supplied in advance to The Times. The nominees are being jointly......
  • Facebook CEO admits mistakes, promises simpler privacy controls

     
    The world’s most popular social networking site will roll out new settings to make it simpler and easier for users to control their personal information, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Monday. Zuckerberg admitted that Facebook “missed...
  • Carl Icahn turns up the heat on Lions Gate, removes condition on tender offer [updated]

     
    Making it much easier for him to cause trouble for the beleaguered film and television studio, Carl Icahn has amended his tender offer for Lions Gate Entertainment to remove the minimum number of shares he needs to purchase. Previously, the......
  • Villaraigosa picks former Paramount executive to lead redevelopment agency [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has selected Christine Essel, a former entertainment industry executive who recently lost a bruising campaign for City Council, to serve as his top executive at the L.A. Community Redevelopment Agency, officials said...
  • As Icahn's Lions Gate bid expires, several Hollywood endings loom

     
    Carl Icahn's $7-per-share hostile bid to take over Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is set to expire Friday, but a finale for the long-running drama between the activist investor and the Santa Monica studio behind "Saw" and "Mad Men" has yet......
  • Four Yahoo board members to leave as turnaround bid continues

    Four Yahoo board members to leave as turnaround bid continues
    Yahoo will forge its future without Chairman Roy Bostock and three other board members, the struggling Internet company said. Bostock announced the departures Tuesday in a letter to shareholders, describing the moves as part of Yahoo's turnaround...
  • Haralamb Georgescu's midcentury Pasinetti house renovated

    In Los Angeles, where it seems every architecturally significant modernist house has been documented, studied, photographed and published several times over, the 1958 Pasinetti residence has proved to be that rare surprise: a little known midcentury gem...