BANKING & FINANCE
Imperial Bank Chairman Dies: George M. Eltinge, co-founder and chairman of Los Angeles-based Imperial Bancorp, died after a long battle with cancer, the bank holding company said. He was 76. Eltinge and his partner, George L. Graziadio, ran a successful shopping center development firm before co-founding Imperial Bank in 1963 and building it into a company with 10 regional offices and 800 employees in California. There was no immediate announcement of a successor.