September 5, 2013 |
Sometimes those who give, just have to receive. It's not like Clayton Kershaw has never been awarded anything of significance before (see: 2011 National League Cy Young ), but Thursday's honor just may hold a special place for him. At a news conference at the Denver Athletic Club, Kershaw was selected as the winner of the 2013 Branch Rickey Award. Named after the former Dodgers executive who broke baseball's color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson, the Rickey is designed to honor those in baseball who contribute unselfishly to their communities and who are strong role models for young people.
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
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July 17, 2011 |
Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis House, the 1924 hilltop mansion that is one of the master's most celebrated residential designs and one of Los Angeles' most revered architectural landmarks, has sold to billionaire Ron Burkle for about $4.5 million, 70% less than its original asking price. Ennis House Foundation Chairwoman Marla Felber confirmed on Saturday the exact price: $4,458,084.58, which represents the organization's balance on a construction loan taken out to repair L.A.'s most prestigious fixer.
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March 15, 1987
So now we know what the San Diego Community College District Foundation does with its money. It paid state Sen. Wadie Deddeh $10,000 in honoraria last year. Perhaps that explains why district administrators "shopped" Deddeh around to the social science faculty as a potential guest speaker, hoping to justify the expense. Could there be a connection between these payments and Deddeh's endorsement of an incumbent in last fall's trustees election? No, that would be too obvious. And isn't the foundation prohibited from using funds to achieve political advantage?
January 10, 2013 |
UCLA Coach Jim Mora's foundation, “Count On Me,” will hold a happy hour meet and greet Thursday night in Manhattan Beach. The event at the 900 Manhattan Club runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mora and Shannon Mora, his wife, will introduce the foundation, which supports children in need. [ Update, 3:30 p.m. : The meet-and-greet happy hour is full.] The foundation will also hold a golf tournament on May 20 at the Riviera Country Club. ALSO: Baseball writers pitch a Hall of Fame shutout Is Barry Bonds a Hall of Famer?
December 18, 1994
Designer Karl Kani ("Clothes Make the Man," 12/4/94) has used his success to help us at the Foundation for the Junior Blind as a caring and credible mentor to sighted inner-city teens in our First Steps Youth Enrichment Program. The Foundation created First Steps in 1992 as a commitment to Los Angeles, going beyond our work with the blind, visually impaired and multidisabled-blind population. Kani hosted our 1994 class in his offices and told them his story and observations firsthand, which expanded the teens' world and gave greater relevance to our ongoing First Steps program of providing jobs, teaching life skills and developing the self-esteem needed to define and pursue life goals.