Maria Thingvail, former Latin dance specialist, died Nov. 27 in Thousand Oaks after a long illness. She was 74. During the late 1930s and early 1940s, she and her second husband, Julio Martinez Sr.…
A performance of “Stories of the Season” at 8 tonight at the Pacific Resident Theatre Ensemble benefits Equity Fights AIDS. The show,consisting of stories from around the world, continues through…
Carl and Dora Lau, a girl, Candice Elizabeth, Oct. 7, South Bay Hospital. Father is VP/controller of Epic Prods.; mother is non-pro. * * * John and Lena Morgan, a boy, Taylor Zachary, Oct. 9, Shell…
The FCC OK'd Broadcast Partners Inc.'s proposed acquisition of radio station WCKZ-FM in Charlotte, N.C. The company expects to complete the acquisition from Compass Media Group in January.
Laura Hawn, mother of actress Goldie Hawn, died of a heart attack Nov. 27. Her age was unreported. Other survivors include daughter Patti Hawn, a publicist, and five grandchildren. Private services…
Randy Newman, who wholeheartedly embraced Los Angeles in "I Love L.A.," is heading for a much hotter place than the sunny shores of Southern California.
Rudy E. Martin, 41, librettist, composer and playwright, died Nov. 27 in New Mexico after a long illness. He was a consultant for PBS’ “Shining Time Station,” ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “20/20,”…
Samuel Goldwyn Television, boosting its TV sales and marketing efforts, has hired three execs.
Gari Ann Douglass has been promoted to VP, finance, for Paramount Home Video.
BCE Inc. may seek to finance its proposed investment in Jones Intercable Inc. by selling equity in BCE Telecom Intl. Inc., the unit making the investment.