November 11, 1988 |
Disney's Michael and Jane Eisner kicked it off. A dozen important Hollywood types have signed on. So have dozens of well-known artists. A cabal of major collectors is vowing to help raise well over $1 million through art sold. And it will wind up early next year with a lavish black-tie dinner--and that will hopefully raise another $1 million. The project is National Art Against AIDS Los Angeles.
November 11, 1987 |
"It's a delicate balance," Roz Wyman said. "In fact, it's a double delicate balance." Whatever she wanted to call it, Wyman, along with her co-chairman Fred Hayman, pulled it off Sunday night when they kicked off next spring's first big fund-raiser for the Partnership for the Homeless. The "delicate" part comes in, Wyman explained, when raising money for the homeless--any event has to be pleasant enough to please the attendees, while not spending money that could go toward helping people.
August 25, 1989 |
They were a couple to be envied. Elizabeth Glaser was the exhibit director of the Los Angeles Children's Museum. Paul Michael Glaser was an international star from TV's "Starsky and Hutch" who had found a second career as a movie director. In 1981, they were expecting their first child. Then their world started crumbling. Elizabeth Glaser was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, hemorrhaging heavily in her ninth month. Doctors safely delivered her daughter.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 2001 |
Home price escalation in the San Fernando Valley took a breather in January, as prices posted their smallest gains in 19 months, a real estate trade group said Monday. The median cost of a single-family home (the price at which half of the homes sold for more and half for less) was $234,00 in January, according to the Southland Regional Assn. of Realtors. That's down from $241,500 in December--a decline of 3.1% and the lowest price point since March 2000. The year-to-year gain of 5.
June 21, 1990 |
Dianne Feinstein surfaces from the political underground tonight to join with Democrats, including vanquished Atty. Gen. John K. Van de Kamp, at a Beverly Hills unity dinner that will be the gubernatorial nominee's first campaign-style appearance in more than two weeks.
June 21, 1992 |
Incoming Los Angeles Police Chief WILLIE WILLIAMS and his wife, Evelina, have leased a condo in Hancock Park. Williams, 48, and his wife leased a three-bedroom, 2,100-square-foot unit for a year at just under $2,000 a month, said leasing agent Katie Chung in Coldwell Banker's Hancock Park office. One reason the Williamses chose the condo was because it is in an area that is centrally located and ethnically mixed, Chung said.