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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 20, 2003 |
Brianna Dollinger was admitted to some top-flight colleges last year, including Vanderbilt University, Vassar College and Cornell University. Not UC Berkeley, though. The state university campus, which she had considered a "backup" choice, sent her a rejection letter. "I was surprised," said Dollinger, 18, who figured her SAT score of 1490, A- average and rigorous course load at Harvard-Westlake in Studio City made her a worthy candidate.
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
October 23, 2003 |
UCLA rejected more than 3,000 students with extremely high scores on the SAT entrance exam over the past two years and accepted more than 900 students with results that were far below the campus average. The newly released figures from UCLA mirror a similar disclosure earlier this month regarding admissions at UC Berkeley. The two campuses are the most selective of the eight undergraduate institutions in the University of California system.