August 5, 1998 |
Billy Campbell, a top development executive at CBS Corp., has been named president of a new group at Miramax Films that will concentrate on television production. Miramax Television is one of two new divisions formed recently by Miramax. Last month, the studio, owned by Walt Disney Co., hired Tina Brown, former editor of the New Yorker, and Ron Galotti, its former publisher, to launch a new magazine.
November 18, 1986
The Arcadia company announced an agreement in principle for the sale of its commercial and industrial real estate development operation, Santa Anita Development Corp., to a group headed by two of the development firm's executive officers. Santa Anita Development's president, Gary Hamilton, and executive vice president, William Steele, and other investors have formed SDC Development Inc. and have agreed to purchase the development corporation for $16.3 million in cash and notes.
October 6, 2002 |
On Monday, July 2, 2001, 45-year-old Patrick S. McCabe took up the post of Head of School and CEO at the elementary and middle school campus of Newbridge School, a private educational institution. Newbridge's K-8 facility is located primarily in four wooden bungalows rented from the Good Shepherd Baptist Church at 16th and Pearl, cater-corner from Santa Monica College. That morning McCabe discovered that Newbridge School had debts of nearly $250,000 and a total of $900 in cash.
February 21, 2008 |
BARRY LEVY could not get read. He had been kicking around town for years, working as a development executive for an animation studio, but the aspiring screenwriter couldn't get anything of his own made.
February 26, 1999 |
Frigidaire has a cool new idea when it comes to refrigerators. The ScreenFridge, a prototype refrigerator that makes its debut today at a New Orleans trade show, is outfitted with a computer, a flat-panel touch screen and a bar code scanner to enable grocery shopping without leaving the kitchen. Users can make a shopping list by scanning the items they want to buy. Then the computer dials up a grocery store, transmits the order and pays via credit card.
November 5, 2003 |
The consortium in charge of building light-water nuclear reactors for North Korea postponed a decision on the project's future but said it would make an announcement by Nov. 21. The Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization's executive board meeting in New York discussed a one-year suspension of construction. The U.S. has wanted to cancel the project because of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions.
October 7, 1987
Douglas B. Smith was appointed associate athletic director for development and executive director of the Titan Athletic Foundation at Cal State Fullerton Tuesday by President Jewel Plummer Cobb. Smith, 41, was associate athletic director for external affairs and executive director of the Mustang Club for eight years at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He replaces Bob Arkeilpane, who left in August to become associate director of development at the University of Cincinnati.
November 29, 2007 |
Bob Cooper with Landscape Entertainment finalizes negotiations to option Libby Sternberg's "Fire Me," a yet-to-be-published comic novel about a woman's daylong campaign to get fired. Sternberg is represented by Caitlin Blasdell with Liza Dawson Associates and Bruce L.
January 31, 1993 |
"The Son-in-Law Also Rises," proclaimed a trade paper in 1932 when Louis B. Mayer lured David O. Selznick, husband of his daughter Irene, back to MGM with a lavish deal. These days, at Sony Studios, which occupies MGM's former premises in Culver City, some of the wives rise too.
September 21, 2005 |
Oakley Inc., whose sunglasses are worn by seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, on Tuesday named a Nike Inc. vice president as chief executive. Oakley, based in Foothill Ranch in Orange County, said Scott Olivet would succeed company founder Jim Jannard as CEO next month and also join the board. Olivet, 43, had served since 2001 as Nike's vice president for subsidiaries and new business development. The executive, a graduate of Pomona College, previously worked at Gap Inc.