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Eli Broad

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  • MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala

    MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala
    It looks as if MOCA’s new director, Philippe Vergne, will be hosting a party this spring, and it’s a big one  – the museum’s 35th anniversary gala.   MOCA announced on Monday that the event, sponsored by Louis Vuitton and...
  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
  • MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building

    MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building
    The Museum of Modern Art, chasing new square footage less than a decade after its last major expansion opened to the public, has confirmed controversial plans to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, its neighbor on West 53rd Street in...
  • Redesigned Grand Avenue project wins L.A. County supervisors' blessing

    Redesigned Grand Avenue project wins L.A. County supervisors' blessing
    Los Angeles County supervisors gave their blessing Tuesday to a reimagined design for a proposed mix of high-end apartments, businesses and public space across from Walt Disney Concert Hall. The $750-million plan to redevelop that portion of downtown'...
  • Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Ghada Irani honored at UNICEF Ball

    Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Ghada Irani honored at UNICEF Ball
    The event: Matt Damon and producer Jerry Weintraub teamed up Tuesday to emcee the 2014 UNICEF Ball, so often going off script in their lively, largely impromptu dialogue that at one point Damon turned to Weintraub and, referencing Sunday's Golden Globes...
  • Letters: Being wealthy isn't a sin, but ...

    Re "It's no sin to be rich," Opinion, Dec. 27 Richard Riordan and Eli Broad are notable for their business acumen and philanthropic efforts, but their idea that we should rely on philanthropy to fulfill many societal needs is problematic. They decry...
  • Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte

     Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte
    The Los Angeles Unified school board has barely had time to mourn the loss of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte; now it must decide how best to fill her seat. LaMotte, a school board member since 2003, died last week at an education conference in San Diego....
  • The feisty legacy of L.A. school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte

    The feisty legacy of L.A. school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte
    Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte was for the last several years on the losing side of the Los Angeles Unified school board. Her strong alliance with United Teachers Los Angeles and her dislike of most charter schools and of various reform efforts were at...
  • The shame of secret political donors

    Thanks to the tenacity of the Fair Political Practices Commission, the names are now dribbling out of the campaign donors who secretly supported an anti-union measure and opposed a desperately needed tax increase on last year's California ballot. As one...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown keeps collecting campaign donations

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown’s campaign account continues to swell with new donations, even though he hasn’t officially said whether he’ll run for reelection next year. A new report filed with the state by his campaign committee...
  • Diane Disney Miller, philanthropist behind Disney Hall design, dies at 79

    Diane Disney Miller, philanthropist behind Disney Hall design, dies at 79
    Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney and a philanthropist who bucked powers-that-be in Los Angeles to keep architect Frank Gehry on the job during a crucial phase of planning the city’s new concert hall, has died. She was 79. Miller died...
  • Grand Avenue project: Uncertainty could be a good thing

    Grand Avenue project: Uncertainty could be a good thing
    The recent turmoil over the Grand Avenue redevelopment effort leaves a bunch of pretty basic questions unanswered. For starters, who exactly is going to design a planned retail, residential and hotel complex across Grand from Walt Disney Concert Hall in...