July 22, 1986 |
Dissident shareholder Ed Schmidt claims he has 153,078 revocable proxies ready to vote at Crown Bancorp's Aug. 1 annual meeting. That's about 24% of Crown's outstanding shares. Schmidt disclosed the number Thursday during a deposition for Crown's lawsuit against him, charging that he has illegally obtained the proxies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 2000 |
Lester Novros, Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker who pioneered large-format film technology, helped the world visualize outer space and worked on such innovative motion pictures as "2001: A Space Odyssey," has died at the age of 91. Novros, a much-loved USC film professor whose students included George Lucas, died Sept. 10 in Sherman Oaks.