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November 10, 1994 | JOSEF WOODARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
California, ever the youth-obsessed locale, has a love-hate relationship with history, especially when it comes to the arts. The fact that the California Art Club was established in 1909, making it "the oldest art club west of the Mississippi River," could be taken for a sign of venerability. But instead, suspicions tend to arise. A lot has happened to art, and our definitions thereof, since 1909.
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BUSINESS
November 1, 1994 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing mounting earthquake exposure in some of the state's riskiest areas, the Automobile Club of Northern California announced Monday that it will stop writing new homeowners and earthquake insurance effective Friday. The company, formally known as the California State Automobile Assn., joins most of the state's other large property insurers in restricting the growth of their businesses out of fear of another Northridge-style quake.
SPORTS
April 6, 1990 | ALMON LOCKABEY
Bill Peterson of California Yacht Club took an early lead in the Schock-35 class in Newport Harbor Yacht Club's U.S. Yacht Club Challenge Cup Thursday after the first three rounds of the eight-race regatta. He logged finishes of 4-2-1 for a low score of 6.75 points. Twelve yacht clubs are competing in the event, the winner of which will be declared the best yacht club in the United States.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1989 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an era where clubs dominated by white males are increasingly under legal and political attack, a new upstart in downtown Los Angeles touts itself as a little United Nations among private clubs. The newcomer is City Club of Bunker Hill, housed on the 54th and highest floor of Wells Fargo Center on Bunker Hill.
SPORTS
August 13, 1989
NOTE: There are no waiting lists or membership requirements unless otherwise noted. Clubs are seeking new members unless otherwise noted. Alamitos Bay Yacht Club--494 members, all sailboaters. Five sponsors and boat ownership required. Three-month waiting list. Initiation fees and dues are confidential. American Legion Yacht Club--200 members. Two sponsors required. No initiation fees, $25 a year dues. Anacapa Yacht Club--150 members. Two-month waiting list. Two sponsors needed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1988
The California Club has formally admitted the first two regular women members in its 101-year history, according to a notice sent to the 1,275 regular members of the elite downtown Los Angeles private club. The women, who were on the waiting list for several months until vacancies occurred, are E. Camron Cooper, senior vice president and treasurer of the Atlantic Richfield Co., and Linda Hartwick, a partner in Korn/Ferry International, an executive search firm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 17, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
The members of the exclusive California Club have voted by a 2 1/2-1 margin to remain committed to admitting women members, a tabulation of a special poll of 1,275 regular members and 300 non-resident members showed Wednesday. The vote was the second in nine months in which members of the downtown club approved breaking a century-old all-male tradition and obeying a Los Angeles city ordinance banning membership discrimination.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
Against the expressed wishes of Mayor Tom Bradley, the board of directors of the exclusive California Club has announced what amounts to a second poll of the membership on the issue of admitting women as members.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1988 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Tom Bradley told the president of the California Club in a strongly worded letter Tuesday that a second vote planned in the exclusive downtown club on whether to admit women as members should not be held. Reminding the club's president, Lawrence P.
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