CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 2007 |
John Moores, chairman of the San Diego Padres, announced Monday that he was resigning from the University of California Board of Regents effective immediately. Moores sent a brief resignation letter to board Chairman Richard Blum but gave no reason for his decision. Contacted by telephone, Moores declined to comment. Moores became an outspoken member of the board after his appointment in 1999 by then-Gov. Gray Davis.
September 13, 1988
Ex-Ambassador to Ireland John D. J. Moore, 77, a one-time city official who was ambassador to Ireland in the Nixon Administration and director emeritus of W. R. Grace & Co. He was with Grace, a diversified chemical company, from 1946 to 1969 and became corporate vice president, serving in Peru, Washington and New York. Then-Vice President Richard M. Nixon had Moore accompany him to South America in 1958 and to the Soviet Union in 1959.
April 12, 1997 |
The owner of the San Diego Padres baseball franchise was among those who hired Webster L. Hubbell after he resigned his high-ranking Justice Department position three years ago. Like others who hired Hubbell, John J. Moores, the Padres owner, acknowledged that he had demanded and received little work for the money he sent Hubbell, who had resigned amid allegations of impropriety.
August 5, 1999 |
Top contributors to Gov. Gray Davis' campaign committee during his first six months in office: Contributor Amount A. Jerrold Perenchio: $250,000 Fox Group: $150,000 Saban Entertainment Inc.: $125,000 Yucaipa Companies LLC: $117,556 Pacific Telesis Corp.: $110,000 AKT Development Corp.: $100,000 Ameriquest Capital Corp.: $100,000 Casden Co.: $100,000 Terry M. Giles: $100,000 John J. Moores: $100,000 GTE Service Corp.: $75,000 Hollywood Park Operaters Co.: $75,000 Zenith Insurance Co.
March 1, 2003 |
Just days after Peregrine Systems Inc. Chairman John J. Moores and three board members announced their resignations, the San Diego software maker Friday reduced reported revenue for 1999 through 2001 by 38% because of accounting irregularities. Peregrine originally reported revenue of $1.34 billion. The company, which reduced its sales to $831 million, said it lost $11.36 a share in its fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, $13.32 in fiscal 2001 and $2.12 the previous year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 2005 |
With little likelihood of major increases in its state or federal funding, the University of California will face tough policy choices in the months and years ahead, including possible enrollment caps, steep hikes in student fees or a decline in the quality of academic programs, UC officials said Wednesday.