AROUND L.A.Yagman prison date is delayed
The surrender date for convicted Venice civil-rights attorney Stephen Yagman to begin serving a three-year prison term has been pushed back two weeks.
Yagman, 63, originally was ordered to surrender to the Federal Bureau of Prisons Noun 1. Federal Bureau of Prisons - the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
BoP by Tuesday. But U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson set a new date of Jan. 29 to allow Yagman to remain in New York to mourn the recent death of an aunt.
After a five-week trial, a Los Angeles jury convicted Yagman last June of attempted tax evasion, bankruptcy fraud and money laundering. Yagman is appealing the verdict and sentence handed down Nov. 27.
Motown's Gordy to get icon award
Motown Records founder Berry Gordy will be honored by The Recording Academy next month at its annual Grammy Salute to Industry Icons.
He will be honored at a reception at the Los Angeles Convention Center The Los Angeles Convention Center (abbreviated LACC) is a convention center in downtown Los Angeles. The LACC hosts annual events such as the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, and was best known to video games fans as host to E3 until its cessation in 2006. immediately after the 50th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10. Gordy will receive the President's Merit Award to Industry Icons in recognition of his contributions to the music industry and the impact his efforts have made on music and the business of music, according to The Recording Academy.
The 50th annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from Staples Center on CBS (Cell Broadcast Service) See cell broadcast. from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Feb. 10.
Carl's Jr. founder in the hospital
Carl Karcher, the founder of the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain, was in an Anaheim hospital with severe pneumonia, sedated and on a respirator respirator /res·pi·ra·tor/ (res´pi-ra?ter) ventilator (2).
cuirass respirator see under ventilator. , his family said Thursday.
Karcher, 90, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, was being treated for pneumonia related to the disease, his son, Jerome Karcher, said. His father was admitted to St. Jude Medical St. Jude Medical, Inc. NYSE: STJ is a $2.9 billion global cardiovascular device company, with headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. The company sells products in more than 100 countries and has over 20 operations and manufacturing facilities worldwide. Center on New Year's Day New Year's Day, among ancient peoples the first day of the year frequently corresponded to the vernal or autumnal equinox, or to the summer or winter solstice. In the Middle Ages it was celebrated among Christians usually on Mar. 25. and was in the intensive care unit, he said.
-- Staff and Wire Services