February 3, 2003 |
The J. Paul Getty Trust has cleared the last legal hurdle to expansion at its villa in Pacific Palisades, officials said, and has set a reopening date of fall 2005. The villa project, a $275-million plan to make the 64-acre property a museum and center for the study of Roman and Greek statuary and other works of antiquity, includes a 450-seat amphitheater. The project was delayed when neighbors challenged it in court, saying that the expansion could bring traffic snarls and other ills.
June 3, 1993
Kenneth Plumlee has been appointed to the board of directors of Regency Health Services Inc., a Newport Beach operator of health care facilities. He succeeds Jay D. Glass, who resigned in February. Plumlee is the president and chief executive of Access Health Marketing in Rancho Cordova. * Kenneth J. Cosgrove has been appointed president and chief operating officer for commercial banking for Orange National Bank. He succeeds as president Wayne F.
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February 14, 2006 |
A month before he resigned as chief executive of the J. Paul Getty Trust, Barry Munitz angered some board members by promising his controversial chief of staff a severance payment in excess of $350,000 without first informing the board, trustees said Monday.
October 21, 1986 |
This Halloween season's mixed bag of ghostly family television fare includes a mixed contribution from Home Box Office. "The Worst Witch," a 70-minute, made-for-cable musical, based on Jill Murphy's charming book about an upper-crust boarding school for young witches, premieres Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. It also will be shown Saturday at 8:30 a.m., Sunday at 6:45 p.m. and on Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
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November 25, 1994 |
Die-hard runners and recreational walkers joined Santa Claus and his reindeer on Thanksgiving Day as a crowd of nearly 4,000 people from all ends of the country participated in Dana Point's 18th annual 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer Turkey Trot. Sponsored by the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, this is the second-largest Turkey Trot in the country, behind one in Dallas, race director Herb Massinger said. This year's event drew one of the largest crowds in race history, he said.
September 10, 2000 |
In the heart of Gold Country, dozens of anecdotes pepper the guest book at the Mine House Inn, a nine-room B&B housed in the former Keystone Consolidated Mining Co. Our Vault Room--the inn's most popular--holds the walk-in safe where Keystone kept $24 million in gold bullion. "We stayed up all night trying to figure out the combination to the vault," one guest wrote. "We heard the ghost of ole Zedediah trying to escape from the vault," noted another, apparently referring to the ghost of a miner.