July 9, 1992
The Women's Council of the Verdugo Hills Hospital and Foundation recently presented a check for $90,000 to Hospital Foundation Vice President S. Lee Ross. The money, raised during the past year, will be used by the hospital for expansion and for major equipment purchases.
April 14, 2006
Re "Public job, private salary," editorial, April 11 Regarding the California Endowment's ongoing efforts to support the turnaround of Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, several points need to be made. For starters, any support from the foundation for Antionette Smith Epps' faculty position at UCLA can only be supported by the California Endowment if a written proposal is submitted that meets the charitable purpose for which the foundation was created: to improve healthcare and health for underserved communities.
December 20, 1985
The Murdy Foundation has made a second $100,000 donation for the construction of the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa. The Orange County-based foundation made its previous $100,000 contribution in 1982. The foundation was established by Mr. and Mrs. John Murdy Jr. It is administered by John Murdy III and Maxine Murdy Trotter. The Center is now under construction in South Coast Plaza Town Center. The 3,000-seat multipurpose theater is set to open next fall.
June 24, 1989
Janet Evans, a triple gold medalist in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, will help launch the Amateur Athletic Foundation's Summer Swim '89 program at the Belvedere Community Park swimming pool Monday at 11 a.m.
January 29, 2005
Re "Land-Use War, Malibu Style," Jan. 23: The rental of the Foundation for the Junior Blind campground to nonblind organizations is money-based. Jeremy Joe Kronsberg and his family have the right to their lifestyle, undisturbed by politically correct bureaucrats. The foundation can upgrade its existing facilities without disturbing people, steelhead trout, creeks or ancient oak trees. Susanna Hahn Malibu
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 2010 |
It took 16 years to finish the complex, sprawling Walt Disney Concert Hall, so 14 years to renovate Newport Beach's historic but much smaller Balboa Theater may be a little too much suspense. Just ask the City Council. Last week, the council voted to give the theater's foundation $175,000 to revive long-stalled renovation work. Arts-minded donors have also contributed $3 million since 1996. They envision a professional theater on an economically revitalized Balboa Peninsula.