June 22, 2013 |
The Clippers will make another effort Monday to try to complete a deal with the Boston Celtics for Coach Doc Rivers, said NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The Clippers and Celtics talked again Friday but couldn't make a deal. "I think there is still some life left in it," one executive said. "The door is not closed yet on getting a deal done. " The Clippers won't budge on their current offer of a second-round draft pick for the rights to Rivers, the executives said.
December 30, 2009 |
During his more than three decades in real estate David Pogue played many roles, but environmental expert was never one of them. That didn't stop his company, Los Angeles real estate brokerage CB Richard Ellis, from naming him the company guru of all things eco-friendly nearly two years ago. Pogue suddenly found himself in charge of making the firm and its projects more energy efficient and environmentally conscious, an abrupt switch from his previous...
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January 31, 2009 |
Two hospital executives have been indicted for allegedly paying homeless people for unnecessary medical treatment as part of an ongoing investigation into a scheme to bilk government health programs out of millions of dollars. Robert Bourseau, 74, who was chairman of City of Angels Medical Center, was arrested at his Los Angeles home Friday by federal investigators. Dante Nicholson, the hospital's former senior vice president, is scheduled to appear before a federal judge next month.
February 5, 2009 |
President Obama moved Wednesday to rein in the pay of executives whose companies get taxpayer bailout money -- putting a $500,000 cap on annual compensation, limiting "golden parachutes" to departing bigwigs and requiring corporate boards to adopt policies on luxury expenditures such as lavish entertainment and parties.
March 8, 2013 |
U.S. corporate executives believe American workers lack crucial skills for success. More than half of executives belief their underlings are "average at best" in areas such as creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and communication, according to a survey from the American Management Assn. And the number of managers who rate their workers "below average" rose in all four categories: 9.8% believe their employees lack critical thinking skills (up from 6.2% in 2010), 19.7% in creativity (up from 15.6%)
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December 12, 2009 |
The head of Southern California's regional commuter rail service was replaced Friday in a management shake-up that officials hope will better position the agency to tackle major safety and financial challenges in the wake of last year's Chatsworth disaster. FOR THE RECORD: Metrolink collision: An article in Saturday's Section A about the demotion of Metrolink Chief Executive David R. Solow said last year's Chatsworth train accident, which killed 25 and injured 135, was the worst in modern California history.
April 23, 2009 |
Troubled mortgage financing giant Freddie Mac and its employees were dealt another blow Wednesday when one of the company's top executives was found dead in his Virginia home, an apparent suicide. The death of David Kellermann, 41, the acting chief financial officer, adds more turmoil at Freddie Mac.
December 23, 2009 |
Chris Albrecht, the Hollywood executive who transformed HBO into a cable TV powerhouse before a high-profile arrest forced his departure, has been named president and chief executive of Liberty Media Corp.'s pay cable and movie unit Starz. In his new role, Albrecht will be charged with making Starz more competitive with Time Warner Inc.'s HBO and CBS Corp.'s Showtime, the two dominant pay TV networks. Both evolved from channels that primarily ran popular movies into outlets for award-winning original programming.
April 23, 2005 |
Four former Charter Communications Inc. executives received sentences Friday ranging from 14 months in prison to two years of probation for their roles in an accounting scandal at the nation's third-largest cable television provider. U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson in St. Louis said the executives, who pleaded guilty to felony counts related to a scheme to dupe investors, let down their company and deceived investors and regulators. St. Louis-based Charter was not accused of wrongdoing.
March 5, 2008 |
Toyota Motor Corp. said nine of its U.S. executives planned to retire by the end of the year, sparking speculation that the automaker might be looking to revamp its executive lineup in the midst of an increasingly tough U.S. sales environment. The retiring executives include Senior Vice President Dave Illingworth, who has been with the automaker nearly 30 years.