CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 2008 |
Rocky Aoki, the colorful Tokyo-born founder of the Benihana steakhouse chain, where chefs entertain diners with acrobatic knife performances, has died. He was 69. Aoki died Thursday in New York City, according to media reports. No cause of death was given. Aoki suffered from diabetes and cirrhosis of the liver as well as hepatitis C that he said was contracted from a blood transfusion.
September 2, 1994 |
Gene R. Morgan, a Los Angeles underwriter of small stocks who also hosts a daily market-commentary show on Southland TV station KWHY, is facing a $50,000 fine and a six-month suspension for allegedly misrepresenting a stock he underwrote and also promoted on his TV show. The case, brought by the National Assn.