Serving Bel Air, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills. Brentwood, Laurel Canyon, Los Feliz, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Melrose, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Topanga, Canyon, Westwood & Hollywood Hills.

Name

E-mail

facebook Canyon News twitter Canyon News

Canyon News

Bel Air News

Beverly Hills News

Brentwood News

Hollywood Hills News

Laurel Canyon News

Los Angeles News

Los Feliz News

Malibu News

Melrose News

Pacific Palisades News

Santa Monica News

Sherman Oaks News

Studio City News

Topanga Canyon News

West Hollywood News

Westwood News

Woodland Hills

Celebrity News

State News

National News

World Headlines

Deaf News

Entertainment

Film

Television

Music

On the Industry

Star Gazing

St. John's Confidential File

Theatrical Musings

Life & Style

Event Listings

Tech Talk

Looking Good For Lots Less

Spirit & Creativity

Miller Time

Books

View from the Hill

NY WEST

Chrystal's Recipe Corner

Career and Life Coaching

Gardening With Tony

Life According To Lenson

Real Estate Realities

Food

Sports

Marathon Running

Keeping It Bruin: A Look Into UCLA Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Hockey

Pets

Vi's Corner

Pet Tips

Point of View

John Armor

Message to America

Critic At Large... Ruta Lee

Labor Week

Ramblings

10 Degrees Cooler

McConnors corner

Edge of the west

The Physics Wizard

Auto

Kyle's Kars

Travel

Susan Michelle's Compass

Advice

Ask Deanna

Dear Lily

Ask Oona

Features

Dancing with Earthquakes

Archives

Sports Schedules

Traveling Beyond the Canyon

Edge of the West

Law Man

Ask Us

Nathan Tabor

The Angry Economist

Truth Probe

As I See It

Columnists

Truth Conquers

The Live Wire

Notes from Exile

Letters to the Editor

Dog Training by Anthony

Canyon Mews

Speak!

Sponsors

America's Most Wanted Dogs

World Recipes

Vegetarian Lifestyle

Humor

News Briefs

Local News

Books

News

Canyon Fodder

Bad Movie Night

Critical Projection

Ed's on the Town

Fitness Quests

Flashback Films

Stories of the Strange

Gourmet Grandma

He Said/She Said

Home Matters with Yvonne

L.A. Etch-a-Sketch

L.A. Ruminations

McConnor's Corner

Mommy Minute

Musically Speaking

My Back Pages

Publisher's Pages

ResourceINK

Scene and Heard in L.A.

Silly...But Wise!

Sunset Diaries

Table Options

The Paws Cause

TV Stuff

Cartoon of the Week



Hollywood Hills News

Pinkberry Co-Founder Convicted Of Assault
Posted by Alex Nochez on Nov 12, 2013 - 4:37:04 AM

HOLLYWOOD — The co-founder of Pinkberry was convicted on Friday, November 8 for the beating of a homeless man with a tire iron in Hollywood.
lee.jpg
Young Lee

 

Young Lee was found guilty of the assault that took place on June 15, 2011.

 

Lee, now 49, was traveling in a SUV on Vermont Avenue near the off-ramp of the 101 freeway with his fiancé  when a transient by the name of Donald Bolding, flashed a sexually explicit tattoo in their direction. It was at that point that Lee demanded an apology from Bolding for disrespect, which turned violent when Lee beat Bolding with a tire iron.

 

Bolding was left with a broken left forearm and several cuts and bruises, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. The statement also notes that it took the jury less than two days to come back with a verdict.

 

Lee faces up to seven years in prison. He returns to court for sentencing on January 14, 2014.

 

Bolding filed a civil lawsuit on May 1, 2012, against Lee. The suit, which demands a jury trial, alleges that Lee forced Bolding to get on his knees and apologize for brandishing his tattoo at Lee.

 

“[Bolding] had not done anything for which he needed to apologize...and had the lawful right to engage in speech and or display, however, inadvertent, of the tattoo on his body,” says the lawsuit.

 

The suit was continued to December 17, 2013, following the results of the criminal trial.

 

Lee no longer has ties to Pinkberry; he left the company in May 2010. According to a statement released by the company in February 2012, “He has no influence or input into the company in any way, and the parties have not been in communications with one another since Mr. Lee's exit.”



 

Cliffside Malibu

-------------------------

-------------------------

 

Serving Bel Air, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills. Brentwood, Laurel Canyon, Los Feliz, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Melrose, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Topanga, Canyon, Westwood & Hollywood Hills.