The death yesterday of Steven J. Ross not only ends one of the more legendary careers in show business, it also throws an element of uncertainty into the future of Time Warner Inc. Although Ross'…
Esther Wachtell, the president of the Music Center of Los Angeles County, will resign her $ 200,000-a-year post next July 15, but will stay on as a paid consultant and retain a position on the…
L.A. TV stations' restraint in covering an outburst of urban violence Monday was strictly news judgment, not a reaction to criticism of last spring's riot coverage, exex said yesterday.
Philipp C. Jung, a set designer for theater, opera and dance productions, died Dec. 10 at age 43. Jung died at General Hospital in San Luis Obispo, where he had lived the past two years while…
Oppenheimer & Co.'s Jessica Reif lowered her rating on News Corp., parent of Fox Inc. and 20th Century Fox Studio, from a buy to "market performer."
Actor Franco Franchi, known for comic roles and parodies of famous movies, died Dec. 9 at age 70. Franchi, whose health had been worsening for some time, was taken to a Rome hospital Tuesday night…
Thelma Orloff, an MGM contract player, died Nov. 23 in Los Angeles of kidney failure.
After many delays and approaching a year-end deadline, ground was finally broken downtown yesterday on the innovative Walt Disney Concert Hall, designed by acclaimed architect Frank Gehry.
Vincent Gardenia, the Italian-born, Oscar-nominated performer who had an award-winning career as a character actor in films and on stage and television, died yesterday in Philadelphia of a heart…
John Epper, 86, a veteran stunt man who doubled for Errol Flynn, Gary Cooper and Henry Fonda, died Dec. 3 in his Friendly Valley, Calif., home.