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September 19, 1986
Steve Penn has been named project manager for Home Capital Development Group.
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BUSINESS
January 23, 1985
Don R. Conlan has been elected president and a director of Capital Group Research Inc., a newly created investment research company within Capital Group Inc., a Los Angeles-based group of investment management companies. He remains Capital Group's chief economist and president and a director of Capital Strategy Research Inc., a subsidiary involved in international economic, government and political research. Conlan is the current chairman of the Conference of Business Economists.
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February 2, 2008 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
Lovie Yancey, founder of the Fatburger restaurant chain, which began with a popular post-World War II hamburger stand in South Los Angeles, has died. She was 96. Yancey, who had pneumonia, died Jan. 26 at Olympia Medical Center in Los Angeles, said her daughter, Gwen Adair. Yancey had already operated a restaurant in Tucson and was living in Los Angeles in the late 1940s when she began thinking about launching a new food business.
BUSINESS
August 20, 2003 | Melinda Fulmer, Times Staff Writer
Former basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his partners have sold most of their stake in Fatburger to a group led by the chain's chief executive, Keith Warlick. Johnson's Burger Business LLC, which includes celebrity investors such as actor David Spade and singer Janet Jackson, held a 70% stake in the Santa Monica-based burger chain. Johnson and his partners, who bought the 51-unit chain in August 2001, wouldn't disclose the terms of the deal or give specific reasons for the sale.
BUSINESS
January 31, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Real estate businessman Fred Sands has purchased a newly built beach home in Malibu for close to its asking price of $14.7 million. The sellers are Tom Mendoza, vice chairman of NetApp, and his wife, Kathy, who has served as sales director and an operations director at the data management firm. Kathy Mendoza spent three years working on the house, bringing in roof tiles from an Italian convent and importing the teak windows from Italy. Her current project is a castle restoration in Crete.
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