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Eli Broad

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  • Broad makes key donation to L.A. arts high school

    Broad makes key donation to L.A. arts high school
    Philanthropist Eli Broad has donated $250,000 to the downtown arts high school, officially signaling his influential approval for a high-profile, high-cost campus that has struggled to win civic support since opening in 2009. The gift is a significant...
  • 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...
  • List unmasks secret donors to California initiative campaigns

    This post has been corrected and updated. A state investigation into a network of nonprofit groups that funneled $11 million into initiative campaigns in California last year has revealed the identities of dozens of previously hidden donors to the...
  • L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy may leave in coming months

     L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy may leave in coming months
    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy, who has led the nation's second-largest school system since 2011, has told some top district officials that he could be leaving in coming months. Deasy declined to discuss his intentions Thursday evening, saying...
  • Documents set off speculation about identity of secret donors

    Documents released Thursday as part of a state investigation into the transfer of millions of dollars into California campaigns through a network of secretive nonprofit groups have set off a new hobby in state political circles -- trying to figure out the...
  • California probe of campaign donations sheds light on 'dark money'

    SACRAMENTO — Tony Russo had a multimillion-dollar problem. The Republican consultant and his team had raised piles of cash to use in California politics as last November's election approached. But a wrinkle in state law meant he couldn't spend...
  • Broads donate $100 million to biomedical research

    Broads donate $100 million to biomedical research
    Los Angeles philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have given $100 million to their institute dedicated to biomedical research. The gift brings the couple's total donations to the Broad Institute to $700 million since it was founded about a decade ago. ...
  • A busy week for the Broad philanthropies

    A busy week for the Broad philanthropies
    The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation named a high-ranking White House official as its first president this week. In addition, the Broads announced a $100-million gift to their institute focused on biomedical research in Cambridge, Mass. The moves reflect...
  • 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...
  • Diane Disney Miller reflects on a Disney Hall turning point

    Diane Disney Miller reflects on a Disney Hall turning point
    These days, the building on Diane Disney Miller's mind is San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum, opened in 2009. She bubbles with enthusiasm over this recent tribute to her father, Walt, housed in a former Army barracks building in the Presidio....