October 13, 1994 |
Times Mirror Co. announced an agreement Wednesday to settle all shareholder lawsuits that challenged the proposed sale of its cable television business to Cox Enterprises Inc. Under terms of the settlement, which faces court approval, Times Mirror will offer investors an opportunity to earn higher dividends for up to three years by exchanging new shares of common stock for a new series of preferred stock. In June, Times Mirror signed a definitive agreement to sell its cable operation in a $2.
May 7, 2011 |
Tribune Corp., owner of the Los Angeles Times, is putting new leadership at the top as it prepares to emerge from its prolonged bankruptcy. Times Publisher Eddy W. Hartenstein on Friday was named chief executive of the Chicago-based corporation, which also owns KTLA-TV Channel 5, the Chicago Tribune and other media properties. Hartenstein will remain publisher of Los Angeles Times Media Group. With his new responsibilities, he named Kathy Thomson as president and chief operating officer of Times Media.
May 2, 1986
Walter M. Harrison III was appointed vice president of Chartwell Publishing, Los Angeles, and division president of Westside Printing & Publishing, West Los Angeles.
October 16, 1997 |
Petersen Publishing a Los Angeles magazine publisher whose titles include Motor Trend and Hot Rod, signed a licensing agreement with Nascar to produce two magazines. Nascar Garage will provide information about Nascar racing vehicles and the people behind their technology. The publication will be distributed as a quarterly insert in seven Petersen magazines beginning in March.