CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 3, 2013 |
Two Los Angeles Police Department officers are under investigation for allegedly preying on women over a period of five years, luring them into an unmarked car and forcing them to perform sex acts, according to court records. Detectives from the LAPD's internal affairs unit suspect that Officers Luis Valenzuela and James Nichols targeted at least four women whom they had arrested previously or who worked for them as informants, according to a search warrant reviewed by The Times.
December 13, 2000
* After serving as interim head since May, Maureen Smith has been named president of Fox Family Channel and Fox Kids Network. She will oversee all aspects of the networks' operations. * Brian C. Mulligan is leaving his post as Seagram Co.'s executive vice president and chief financial officer in the wake of the company's acquisition by France-based Vivendi. The departure of Mulligan, formerly co-chairman of Universal Pictures, was expected. An accountant by training, Mulligan said U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 2013 |
Redlands police began distributing warning letters Thursday to local businesses, advising them that the sale and use of toxic, synthetic chemical drugs known as “Spice” and “bath salts” will be banned in the city. In the wake of growing numbers of people having medical problems and psychiatric issues associated with the manmade drugs, Redlands City Council last month outlawed the sale and use of the drugs. The law takes effect Friday. “These drugs are as dangerous as PCP and meth, yet stores have been selling them and our youth have been using them legally,” Lt. Travis Martinez said.
June 18, 1999 |
Film production veteran Stacey Snider and business affairs executive Brian C. Mulligan were named co-chairs of Universal Pictures on Thursday, making official what had been a de facto working arrangement at the studio. Both executives will report to Ron Meyer, president of Seagram Co.'s Universal Studios Inc. They replace Casey Silver, who was fired last November as head of the studio after a long dry spell that included such expensive flops as "Meet Joe Black" and "Babe: Pig in the City."