Cured? Ummm... That's like asking Marcy if she can stick to her diet. Not that she even needs to but she's always talking about it. She always promising herself and always in the end breaking her self-imposed commitments. Marcy's got a surreptitious pack with society to be a size 4. I've tried to talk to her. A size 4 is just not something she'll ever be. But sadly, it's just not something that she can let go.
Yesterday, the trial began for former Fleishman-Hillard executives Doug Dowie and John Stodder on federal conspiracy and wire fraud charges in Los Angeles. Dowie has pleaded not guilty to the 16-count indictment returned June 2. Stodder pleaded not guilty to 11 wire fraud counts in an earlier indictment, as well as to one conspiracy charge. The federal conspiracy and wire fraud charges allege they bilked the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to the tune of $300,000. (Sidebar: Discovery includes more than 1 million e-mails and other documents, including billing records and work sheets. In the words of Tony "The Nose" Giovanni, "They're goin' to college.")
WHAT: It's that time of year again, awards season. The hint of Spring in the air is mixed with the subtle scent of professional flatulence. It's time again for us to nominate and recognize our peers for one of the most prestigious awards programs in Public Relations, the Gold Strumpette Award. Here we honor extinguished individual achievement in public relations and communications. These coveted awards are presented totally for the appearance of excellence in planning, creativity and execution.
The program is set up to recognize achievement in 5 key categories...
On Thursday, March 8, 2007 at 7:41 AM, Ronn Torossian, President and CEO of 5WPR, emphatically promised that he was going to sue us. No real reason, he was just irritated by our teasing him about getting in bed with pornographer Joe Francis. Anyway, Ronn gave his obscenity-laced word that we'd see the complaint in 72 hours. It's now late by
Kathleen Durazo about A Measly $2.8 Million Goes Missing, Lawsuit Results Fri, Jul 31, 10:58:34 AM Ray Durazo (the founder) sold the company to Dan in 1999. He was not involved in any of this. He (and I) found out about the lawsuit in the LA Times. In addition to embezzling this m [...]