CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 1992
A Century City attorney pleaded no contest Monday to stealing more than $271,000 from a client who had appointed him as a trustee of her living trust. Kevin Quinn, 50, entered his plea to one count of grand theft as his preliminary hearing was about to begin in Los Angeles Municipal Court, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Peter Glick. The theft count also carries a special allegation that Quinn stole more than $100,000 from Frances C.
August 18, 1993 |
The enchanted plays of French playwright Jean Giraudoux have suffered from neglect in recent decades, both here and in France. Perhaps it's because they're too fanciful for a world mired in disasters. Perhaps their metaphors seem too airy in the face of the violence that grips us daily. Perhaps their cast lists simply tend to be too long. As any visitor to the Pacific Resident Theatre Ensemble's current revival of the 1939 "Ondine" could attest, the loss is all ours.
December 3, 2004 |
Jefferies Group Inc. is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission as part of a probe into whether brokerages doled out gifts to mutual fund executives to win trading business, people familiar with the matter said this week. The SEC and NASD are seeking information from about two dozen firms that may have given or received gifts such as Super Bowl tickets, golf outings and expensive wine.
August 15, 1993 |
A 17-year-old computer enthusiast received 10 years' probation for paying an undercover investigator $5.30 and seven computer games to kill another student. Shawn Kevin Quinn pleaded no contest last week. He was accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the boyfriend of a girl he had a crush on. State District Judge Denise Collins ordered Quinn to pay a $500 fine, attend counseling and cut the time he spends on his computer from an average of eight hours a day to 90 minutes.
June 7, 1996 |
Sam Shepard's cryptic abstracts are, in a sense, blank slates upon which a talented company can inscribe its own distinctive mark. Shepard's work is reminiscent of Harold Pinter's, a sort of gothic postmodernism simmering with anomie and dread. Given a surface rendering, plays of this ilk can be dull in the extreme. With a little thematic exploration and a lot more insight, however, they can be riveting.
September 16, 1999 |
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday accused a disbarred Santa Monica securities attorney of making more than $200,000 by selling stock he allegedly stole from two companies he worked for. The SEC alleged in a civil complaint in federal court that Kevin Quinn of Santa Monica stole 960,000 common shares of Atlantic Central Enterprises Ltd. and 300,000 shares of Advanced Laser Products Inc. in 1997 and 1998.