MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

Wealthiest Angelenos: Media Men

Many entertainment players are riding high, even with changes sweeping the industry

Even with changes sweeping the media industry, the marquee names on this year’s list are riding high.

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Disney Plans to Lay Off 130 More Workers

Walt Disney Co. is set to lay off 130 more employees in the wake of its purchase of Fox assets.

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LASED Announces First Tenants, Inaugural Taylor Swift Concert

The Los Angeles Stadium & Entertainment District announced Sept. 17 the first three tenants for its Inglewood complex set to host the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers football games.

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Los Angeles Philharmonic CEO Woods Resigns Abruptly

Simon Woods, chief executive of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, resigned abruptly on Sept. 16, according to an announcement from the association’s board.

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Writers Guild Incumbents Cruise to Victory

Writers Guild of America West members reelect David Goodman as president, a vote of confidence in the union’s battle against talent agencies.

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AUTO MOTIVES

Peter Mullin I Mullin Barens Sanford Financial

Peter Mullin shares passion for antique cars, art deco treasures.

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A Turbulent Week for WarnerMedia

Company secures Abrams amid shareholder unrest

Company secures Abrams amid shareholder unrest

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Investment Group Buys Beverly Hills Courier from Meehan Trust

New owners of the Beverly Hills Courier, the 54-year-old self-described newspaper of record for Beverly Hills, plan to expand.

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Lawyer Up

Neville Johnson stares down entertainment’s power players

Entertainment lawyer Neville Johnson talks Netflix, how musicians make money and Richard Simmons.

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AEG Extends Contract to Host Emmys

LA Live’s Microsoft Theater will host the Emmy Awards through at least 2022, according to a Sept. 3 announcement by Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc.

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Actors' Union Re-Elects President Carteris

SAG-AFTRA members voted Aug. 28 to give Gabrielle Carteris another two-year term as president of a union diversifying its negotiation strategy within a changing entertainment business landscape.

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LAX Passenger Traffic Eked Out 0.4% Gain in July, but International Traffic Dipped

July passenger traffic at LAX edged up by 40,000 compared to July 2018 to reach nearly 8.5 million, but international passenger traffic was down, and air cargo tonnage fell as trade tariffs begun to cut into trade flows.

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Media Startup Led by Former Riot Games Brass Raises $3.6 Million

El Segundo motion picture and video game producer Wonderstorm Inc., founded by three former Riot Games Inc. leaders, has raised $3.6 million in new financing.

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Kim Kardashian to Launch Undergarment Line Skims Next Month

Reality TV megastar Kim Kardashian West is slated to launch a new line of shapewear undergarments, dubbed Skims, on Sept. 10.

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Rick Fox Sued by Echo Fox Partners

One week after Riot Games Inc. kicked Echo Fox out of its "League of Legends" esports tournament, the company itself is looking to kick out its celebrity founding owner Rick Fox, saying he owes the other investors at least $2.5 million.

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