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August 29, 1997 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ruth Conte, the former actress Ruth Storey who appeared in such films as "Bells Are Ringing" and "In Cold Blood," then went on to become a psychotherapist, has died. She was 84. Conte, who was married for several years to the late actor Richard Conte, died Saturday of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Born and reared in New York, Storey moved to Los Angeles with Conte and made more than a dozen motion pictures in the 1950s and '60s.
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August 29, 1997 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ruth Conte, the former actress Ruth Storey who appeared in such films as "Bells Are Ringing" and "In Cold Blood," then went on to become a psychotherapist, has died. She was 84. Conte, who was married for several years to the late actor Richard Conte, died Saturday of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Born and reared in New York, Storey moved to Los Angeles with Conte and made more than a dozen motion pictures in the 1950s and '60s.
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BUSINESS
April 16, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
James W. Conte, who co-founded Community Psychiatric Centers and helped build it into one of the nation's largest psychiatric hospital chains, announced Wednesday that he has retired as chief executive and will step down as chairman on Nov. 30. Conte's son, Richard, the president of the Laguna Hills company, will succeed his father as chief executive. Company directors have not yet named a new chairman.
BUSINESS
May 23, 1992
James W. Conte, chairman of Community Psychiatric Centers, said Friday that he is stepping down and handing over the reins of the company to his son. Richard Conte, 38, takes over immediately as chief executive officer, the company said at its annual stockholders meeting. James Conte said in a statement that he does not need to remain with the company until November, his original retirement date. In addition, 41-year-old Loren B. Shook was appointed president and chief operating officer.
BUSINESS
May 23, 1992
James W. Conte, chairman of Community Psychiatric Centers, said Friday that he is stepping down and handing over the reins of the company to his son. Richard Conte, 38, takes over immediately as chief executive officer, the company said at its annual stockholders meeting. James Conte said in a statement that he does not need to remain with the company until November, his original retirement date. In addition, 41-year-old Loren B. Shook was appointed president and chief operating officer.
BUSINESS
May 17, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For many Orange County executives, 1991 was a year when their pay packages came under greater shareholder scrutiny and corporate boards were cautious in handing out cash bonuses and perks. It mirrored a trend statewide of keeping executive compensation in line with a company's financial performance. Of the top 100 county executives on the list of publicly traded companies, one-third of the officers saw their cash compensation remain unchanged or had it reduced.
NEWS
November 14, 1996
A member of Tupac Shakur's entourage who witnessed the rapper's slaying was found shot to death in New Jersey, creating another roadblock for Las Vegas homicide detectives. Yafeu Fula, 19, was shot once in the head and found slumped in the third-floor hallway of a housing project about 3:48 a.m. Sunday in Orange, N.J., Orange Police Capt. Richard Conte said Wednesday. Fula was a member of Shakur's backup group, the Outlaws Immortalz, who toured with Shakur.
NEWS
December 13, 2006
Dec. 13, 1952: Actress Anne Baxter, filming a scene for her upcoming movie "The Blue Gardenia," based on the infamous Black Dahlia murder case, accidentally fell. "Character actor Raymond Burr was chasing Miss Baxter when she slipped and fell across a divan, injuring her legs," The Times reported. The actress was taken to Cedars of Lebanon Hospital on Fountain Avenue where "she posed her legs," the newspaper said, "for Hollywood's luckiest cameraman -- the hospital's X-ray technician."
BUSINESS
September 28, 1990 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Community Psychiatric Centers Inc., benefiting largely from price increases and business expansion, on Thursday reported a 16% increase in net income for the third quarter ended Aug. 31. The company, the operator of a chain of acute psychiatric hospitals, reported quarterly net earnings of $19.7 million on revenue of $94.9 million, compared to net earnings of $16.9 million on sales of $80.3 million in the same quarter a year ago.
BUSINESS
April 16, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
James W. Conte, who co-founded Community Psychiatric Centers and helped build it into one of the nation's largest psychiatric hospital chains, announced Wednesday that he has retired as chief executive and will step down as chairman on Nov. 30. Conte's son, Richard, the president of the Laguna Hills company, will succeed his father as chief executive. Company directors have not yet named a new chairman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1986
Harry Brown, an Academy Award-winning scenarist equally well-known for his wartime novel "A Walk in the Sun," died Monday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He was 69 and had suffered from emphysema. Born in Maine and educated at Harvard, Brown worked for Time and New Yorker magazines before World War II. He joined the Army and was assigned to the staff of Yank, a servicemen's magazine, in London, where he began writing war stories.
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