Bertelsmann AG, a closely held German media company, released final earnings data for the fiscal year ended June 30 that show a small downward revision from preliminary figures. Group net income rose…
Cel Communications Inc. posted a net loss of $ 461,000 (6 cents per share) for the third fiscal quarter, ended Dec. 31, vs. a $ 116,000 (3 cents) profit in the same quarter last year. Revenues for…
A probe of alleged police spying on Mayor Tom Bradley, actor Robert Redford and other celebrities failed to uncover any evidence of wrongdoing, Chief Willie L. Williams said yesterday.
MCA Inc. parent company Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. stumbled badly in its fiscal third quarter, tripped up by a stronger yen, a dismal market for consumer electronics and sluggish economic…
The MGM Grand Hotel and Theme Park -- a$ 1 billion investment toward this city's goal as a family destination resort -- moved a step closer to reality yesterday with a "topping off" ceremony.
Actor Gary Coleman's four-year legal battle with his parents and a former manager ended yesterday when a Santa Monica Superior Court judge awarded him $ 1 ,280,522 and ruled that the three had…
It isn't often a federal bureaucrat paid $ 111,800 per year advocates eliminating his own job, but that's what Copyright Royalty Tribunal member Bruce Goodman has done.
The American Civil Liberties Union yesterday filed suit to block new Federal Communications Commission rules limiting the availability of "indecent" programming on cable-leased access channels.
Playboy Entertainment Group said it has struck its first long-term deal with Tele-Communications Inc. to launch Playboy's monthly subscription service on several TCI systems.
The owner of the Hollywood Palladium is seeking a court order stopping the City of Los Angeles from imposing conditions on the use of the concert hall that it claims will drive it out of business.
An Army private who went absent without leave after returning from the Persian Gulf War received 30 years to life in prison Monday in the robbery-murder of Los Angeles TV news engineer Jeff Webreck.