February 26, 2014
Gwen P. Murakami was named Senior Vice President, Administration for the Los Angeles Times in February 2008 and oversees human resources, employee communications, public affairs and legal. She served as vice president/human resources from January 2004 after serving as acting director/human resources since December 2003. She was the director/employee relations from 2000 - 2004. In this role, she was responsible for guiding and developing a team of employee relations generalists assigned to internal client groups focused on various workforce issues related to key business initiatives. Murakami joined the Times in 1999 as the senior human resources generalist for the advertising and marketing departments.
February 26, 2014
Brad Agens joined the Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG) as Senior Vice President, Digital Sales in September 2012. He is responsible for cultivating revenue opportunities, identifying trends and developing innovative client solutions for the company's digital portfolio, including the flagship latimes.com, mobile apps and an expanding suite of multimedia products. Agens previously oversaw domestic sales strategy and operations for Gorilla...
February 26, 2014
As editor of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, Davan Maharaj oversees the largest daily newsgathering organization in the West. It includes the flagship Los Angeles Times, the nation's fifth-largest newspaper; latimes.com, the nation's second-largest newspaper website; Times Community News, which consists of six suburban daily and weekly newspapers and websites; and the Spanish-language Hoy and Fin de Semana newspapers and websites. The primary...
February 24, 2014 |
NEW YORK - Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle. Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to one of his predecessor's best-known recurring bits, "Thank You Notes. " Seated at his desk, Meyers wrote a letter to Jimmy Fallon, now host of "The Tonight Show," promising to treat "Late Night" "with respect and dignity and to only use it to do completely original comedy pieces … starting now," he said.
February 23, 2014 |
Question: All owners in my association received a letter from the board's vice president along with photos showing everything that's wrong in our building. Some things that were listed as "wrong" have been dormant for dozens of years, and still this high-rise has not fallen down and his issues do not pose a liability. Some things have been deliberately tampered with by the vice president so he could say that they are "wrong. " Now that he has sent this list to all owners, what are the ramifications if we want to sell our units?
February 13, 2014 |
While you're sitting on the couch watching TV this weekend and feeling like you should be doing something more with your life, take comfort in the fact that the leader of the free world might be doing the exact same thing! President Obama is scheduled to be at Sunnylands, the Annenberg estate in Rancho Mirage, Calif., for a three-day trip this weekend that includes a meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan. But when he's not doing that, apparently he's going to be spending part of the time sitting on the couch, powering through his new favorite HBO shows, "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective.
February 12, 2014 |
David Beckham knows what he's doing. This is a guy who has used his enormous popularity as a soccer player to become an international brand. So the former Galaxy star should trust his every instinct as he starts a Major League Soccer expansion team in Miami sometime between now and 2020, right? Uh, maybe not if his gut is telling him to name and fashion the team after a cheesy cop show from nearly three decades ago, remembered mainly for star Don Johnson's brightly colored fashion statements and an unmistakably '80s soundtrack.
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February 3, 2014
John Cacavas Composer's career was helped by Telly Savalas John Cacavas, 83, a composer, arranger and conductor who parlayed his friendship with actor Telly Savalas into a prolific career scoring music for film and television, including a theme to "Kojak," died Jan. 28 at his home in Beverly Hills, his family announced. He had been in declining health. While working in London in the early 1970s, Cacavas met Savalas. He agreed to produce an album for the actor, who promised to help the composer get into the film business.
February 2, 2014 |
MEXICO CITY - A former left-wing guerrilla leader held a wide lead in El Salvador's presidential race Sunday night, but it was unclear whether Salvador Sanchez Ceren could avoid a runoff. With 57% of the ballots tallied, Sanchez Ceren, the vice president of El Salvador, had a bit more than 49% of the vote. If he draws more than 50%, he will avoid a runoff provisionally scheduled for March 9. Norman Quijano, a former mayor of the capital, San Salvador, came in second, with 38% of the vote.
January 31, 2014 |
NEW YORK -- As one of the most polished players in the NFL, Peyton Manning rarely has a mental slip-up when it comes to talking to the media. But the Denver Broncos quarterback had to catch himself this week when he referred to Broncos legend John Elway as "Coach Elway" - an endearing audible that speaks to his respect for the Hall of Fame quarterback who brought him to Denver. Elway is actually the team's vice president of football operations and has been deep in the background during Super Bowl week, largely avoiding center stage to allow the team he helped build enjoy the fruits of its success.