May 11, 1990 |
Building Blocs: Your average new city in south Orange County usually starts life with the bare minimum in the way of municipal government: Dana Point, for instance, housed its city manager in a trailer for the first few months of its municipal existence. Now the Orange County chapter of the American Institute of Architects wants to offer its members' expertise to municipal design review boards and planning commissions.
February 23, 1999 |
Architect Leason F. Pomeroy, founder of LPA Inc., one of the state's largest architectural firms and designer of such projects as the Tustin Market Place retail complex and the John Wayne Airport passenger terminal, has resigned as chairman. Pomeroy's departure is part of a planned succession program, said Robert O. Kupper, the company's chief executive and Pomeroy's likely successor as chairman when the private firm's board meets.
May 29, 1994 |
Eleven Southern California architects have been named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architect in recognition of significant contributions to the profession. The 1994 fellows, honored at the AIA's convention in Los Angeles, are: Edward C. Friedrichs, Frederic P. Lyman, John V. Mutlow, Victor A. Regnier, Ted Tokio Tanaka, James Leslie Tyler, Robert H.
January 6, 1990
Galleries at the Newport Harbor Art Museum will be closed until Jan. 21 for installation of "Success Is a Job in New York . . . The Early Art and Business of Andy Warhol." The museum store and restaurant remain open. Pacific Bell has given Opera Pacific $5,635 to underwrite a signed interpretation of Verdi's "La Traviata" on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
July 20, 2005 |
Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will open a prototype superstore in Texas today that relies heavily on "green" technology as an experiment in resource and energy conservation. The project in the Dallas suburb of McKinney uses environmentally friendly features such as electricity-generating photovoltaic cells in the skylights. The store will collect rainwater from the roof and parking lot to tend the landscaping year-round. Wal-Mart will open a second green store in Aurora, Colo.