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| Will Evans | Posted 03.16.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Will Evans California has some of the best public disclosure of independent political s...

Billionaire Planning Mini-Chain Of Luxe US Hostels

online.wsj.com | Posted 11.23.2011 | Travel

Billionaire Ronald Burkle, a private-equity investor and big Democratic fund raiser, is appealing to a new constituency: scruffy, 20-something backpac...

Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Ennis House' For Almost $4.5 Million

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 09.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Friday afternoon, a press release announced the sale of Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Ennis House' to celebrity billionaire businessman Ron Burkle for just sh...

Steve Garvey, Ron Burkle Looking To Buy Dodgers

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Steve Garvey, one of the most popular players in Dodgers history, said Friday that he has teamed with billionaire business magnate Ron Burkle in an in...

Barnes and Noble May Lose Fight For Control Of Board

nytimes.com | MICHAEL J. De La MERCED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble sustained a setback on Monday when a powerful proxy advisory company endorsed directors proposed by the billionaire investor Ronald W. ...

Barnes And Noble's Fate

New York Magazine | Andrew Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Riggio was trying to say that, whatever becomes of books as physical objects in this new age of digital distribution, he is certain people will still ...

Barnes & Noble May Put Itself Up For Sale

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Book retailer Barnes & Noble Inc., facing a potential proxy fight with shareholder activists unhappy about the company's stock price ...

SOLD: Disney Dumps Miramax For $660 Million

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. is selling Miramax Films to a group of investors for $660 million, marking a new phase for a studio that helped l...

Barnes & Noble Lawsuit Continues: Judge Weighs Arguments

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WILMINGTON, Del. — A poison pill plan adopted by Barnes & Noble could have far-reaching consequences affecting the rights of shareholders in pub...

Burkle, Weinsteins Deny Talks Failed On Miramax

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Billionaire Ron Burkle and potential partners the Weinstein brothers denied reports Friday that talks to buy The Walt Disney Co.'s...

Barnes & Noble Director Defends Poison Pill; Lawsuit Drags On

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WILMINGTON, Del. — Barnes & Noble shareholders who don't like the company's poison pill could trigger it simply by agreeing to vote against it, ...

Ron Burkle Testifies That He Doesn't Want To Buy Barnes & Noble, Is 'Shocked' By Poison Pill Plan

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WILMINGTON, Del. — Billionaire Ron Burkle testified Thursday that he doesn't want to buy Barnes & Noble Inc. and was shocked when the bookseller...

Ron Burkle Company Files Complaint Against Barnes & Noble

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle's Yucaipa Cos. has filed a lawsuit in Delaware court against Barnes & Noble Inc., saying the books...

Disney Receives Three Bids For Miramax

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Walt Disney Co. has received three bids for the specialty label Miramax Films, people close to the situation said, and now has to decide whether to se...

Feud Heats Up Between LA Billionaire Ron Burkle And Bill Clinton

LA Daily | Patrick Range McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A few weeks ago, we reported about the public break-up between L.A. billionaire Ron Burkle and former president Bill Clinton -- Burkle seemed to dista...

Burkle, Weinsteins In Talks To Bid For Miramax

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Once again Walt Disney Co. has pushed back the deadline for submitting bids to acquire the specialty label Miramax Films to April 5, according to peop...

PHOTOS: The 10 Wealthiest Angelenos

LABJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via the Los Angeles Business Journal, many of LA's wealthiest residents who suffered enormous blows to their bank accounts due to recent economic tumu...

Barnes & Noble: Will The Bookseller Survive?

Los Angeles Times | Andrea Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The story line for bookstore giant Barnes & Noble Inc. is growing ever more dramatic, with falling store sales, increasingly stiff competition and a f...

The Biggest Spending Race In America Is Underway! (Well, Sort Of)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

With billionaire Meg Whitman spending like a Russian oligarch, it's inevitable that the race for California governor will be the most expensive in the country.

Barnes & Noble Takeover? Investor Ron Burkle

BusinessWeek | Mark Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble Inc. rose 9.3 percent in New York trading after the bookseller's largest outside shareholder, Ron Burkle, asked it to waive a provision...

Ron Burkle Trying To Buy Barneys New York

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Beverly Hills Billionaire Ron Burkle, the poster boy for West Coast playboy living, is making a move on Barneys New York, the department stores for ed...

Sam Zell's Birthday Bash: 800 Guests And The Eagles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sam Zell spared no expense for his annual birthday bash Saturday night. "More than 800 Zell pals partied hearty at ''One Enchanted Evening'' in a ten...

Raffaello Follieri Nears Guilty Plea In Burkle-Related Money Laundering, Fraud

Wall Street Journal | John R. Emshwiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Raffaello Follieri, the 30-year-old Italian entrepreneur who has attracted attention for business dealings with billionaire Ron Burkle, is near an agr...

Jared Paul Stern's Lawsuit Against Daily News, Ron Burkle Tossed By New York Judge

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a former New York Post gossip writer against the Daily News, supermarket mogul Ron Bu...

Ron Burkle, Clinton Supporter, May Face Life As Political Outsider

LA Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ron Burkle, the billionaire best friend of Bill Clinton, thinks he's misunderstood. "It pisses me off that people think everything I do is for a retur...