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Eli Broad

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  • Group battling L.A. teachers union raises $1.5 million for March election

     
    An outside group seeking to counter teacher-union influence in the March election for the Los Angeles Board of Education has raised more than $1.5 million, mostly from a small group of wealthy donors who helped fund past campaigns....
  • Labor leader says L.A. like 'ghost town' before AEG's Leiweke arrived

     
    One of L.A.' most important labor leaders said Anschutz Entertainment Group's departing chief executive Tim Leiweke set a new precedent for how developers could work with labor unions in the city....
  • Pro-transit tax backers give big to Measure J sales tax extension

     
    Measure J, the extension of L.A. County's half-cent sales tax for transportation on next month's ballot, has netted close to $2 million in contributions from corporations, unions and wealthy individuals, finance documents show....
  • Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business

    Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business
    Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped. The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
  • MOCA and director Jeffrey Deitch as an oil-and-water mix

     MOCA and director Jeffrey Deitch as an oil-and-water mix
    The imminent departure of Jeffrey Deitch from the directorship of the Museum of Contemporary Art after three short years was never really a question of "if" but only "when." The arrangement was bound to fail. Rumors about the impending exit have swirled...
  • Jeffrey Deitch's imminent MOCA exit comes amid rocky tenure

    Jeffrey Deitch's imminent MOCA exit comes amid rocky tenure
    When New York gallery owner Jeffrey Deitch was introduced as the new director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art in 2010, he talked about what he hoped to accomplish by his third anniversary on the job. He cited superb exhibitions, a steady...
  • New York City principal to head downtown L.A. arts high school

    New York City principal to head downtown L.A. arts high school
    The third time was the charm in efforts to land a high-profile New York City educator to head the $232-million downtown arts high school. Or was it the fourth time? Kim Bruno, longtime head of the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing...
  • Newton: The city that could be

    Newton: The city that could be
    Over the last couple of weeks, I've spent considerable time with the leading candidates for mayor, asking them about their approach to governance, watching them campaign and trying to get a feel for what distinguishes each from the others. Specifically,...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction
    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
  • Juilliard School honorees include Daniel Day-Lewis, Dawn Upshaw

    Juilliard School honorees include Daniel Day-Lewis, Dawn Upshaw
    Daniel Day-Lewis will soon have a new role to obsessively inhabit -- recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from the Juilliard School in New York. The arts school said it also would bestow commencement honors this year on opera singer Dawn Upshaw,...
  • MOCA adds three to board of trustees

    MOCA adds three to board of trustees
    The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles announced Wednesday that it has added three people to its board of trustees. Their election comes at a still-vulnerable time for the museum, which has been dealing with financial problems in recent years....
  • Three new names on MOCA board

    Three new names on MOCA board
    Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art has appointed three new trustees, including Bruce Karatz, the former chief executive of KB Homes who was convicted three years ago on four felony counts of failing to disclose the backdating of stock options. Also...