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October 7, 2009 |
After her son was shot and killed Sept. 20, Kathryn Harris was so consumed with grief she did not eat for days. "My arms and fingers are starting to take on a skeletal appearance," she said. "I can't eat and I can't sleep. And I cry." Kevin Harris, 21, had been sitting in his parked car in front of a music studio on the 3300 block of West 118th Place in Inglewood when he was fatally wounded, authorities said. He was pronounced dead at a hospital about 40 minutes after the 8 p.m. shooting.
May 22, 1990
Two Times reporters have won the 1990 Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, it was announced Monday. New York-based staff writer Paul Richter and Kathryn Harris, who recently joined Forbes magazine, were named winners in the category of beat/deadline writing for their coverage of the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications to form a giant media and entertainment enterprise. The Loeb Award, established in 1957 and named for the late E. F.
October 20, 1989 |
The television arms of Paramount Communication and MCA Inc. are reportedly planning to launch a fifth television network together and have approached affiliates of Fox Broadcasting to carry the programming. Fox Broadcasting spokesman Brad Turell said some of the network's 129 affiliates nationwide have been approached by MCA TV and Paramount Domestic TV about carrying the proposed programming. Fox also owns seven television stations, including KTTV-TV Channel 11 in Los Angeles.
May 24, 1989 |
Time Inc.'s decision to expand in Hollywood by merging with the entertainment giant Warner Communications Inc. apparently does not sit well with the Texas lumberman on Time's board. Arthur Temple, former chairman of Time's divested Temple-Inland lumber and forestry subsidiary, is resigning from the board because the entertainment business is "not a type business I can be proud of," according to a Warner proxy statement released Tuesday. "This is not to say I feel it will not prove profitable," added Temple, who controls 3% of Time Inc. stock.
February 27, 1993 |
Walt Disney Co. can launch its NHL team this October in Anaheim's new $103-million arena under an agreement approved Friday. The 3-0 approval by the Anaheim City Council clears the way for play by the Disney team, nicknamed the Mighty Ducks for now. The agreement among Disney, the city and Anaheim Arena manager Ogden Entertainment was reached after days of lengthy bargaining sessions.
October 21, 1993 |
Cablevision Systems Corp., the nation's fifth-largest cable TV operator, is talking to Ameritech and US West about a deal that could give either of the two Baby Bells a stake in one of the nation's most attractive video operations. A wide range of potential arrangements is said to be under discussion, although sources stressed that no deal with the Woodbury, N.Y.-based cable operator is on the immediate horizon. Sources said Cablevision founder and Chairman Charles F.