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July 29, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John Mack, 78, the longtime principal oboist with the Cleveland Orchestra who was regarded as the dean of American oboists for several decades, died Sunday at a Cleveland hospital of complications from brain cancer. Mack became the principal oboist in Cleveland in 1965. He toured and recorded with the orchestra under a series of demanding conductors, including George Szell, Lorin Maazel and Christoph von Dohnanyi. He retired in 1981 because of failing health. Mack was born in Somerville, N.J.
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September 30, 2013 | By David Zahniser
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday appointed two major supporters of his opponent in this year's mayoral election, former City Controller Wendy Greuel, to serve on the influential Planning Commission. Garcetti chose former Police Commission president John Mack and former Metro board member Richard Katz to serve on the panel, which vets the city's largest development projects before sending them on to the council. Mack was a Greuel campaign co-chair and Katz co-hosted fundraisers for Greuel.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 2004 | Mary Rourke, Times Staff Writer
John E. Mack, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, died Monday in an automobile accident in London, according to Will Bueche of the John E. Mack Institute in Cambridge, Mass. Mack, who was 74, was in England to lecture at a conference sponsored by the T. E. Lawrence Society and was hit by a car while walking across the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Mack's "A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E.
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April 8, 2012 | Kurt Streeter
To think deeply and compassionately about South Los Angeles as we approach the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots is to inhabit a middle ground between optimism and bleak defeat. A lot of good is going on in the inner city. But the last two decades have also underscored how many problems remain, as stubborn and persistent as a strangling weed. "It's been a schizophrenic journey, these 20 years," said John Mack, my tour guide to riot ground zero a few days ago. SHARE YOUR STORY: L.A. riots South L.A., Mack said, "is a mix of success and failure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1989
"Tom Bradley served this city long enough and well enough and with enough integrity and honor that he should be given the benefit of the doubt." --John Mack, head of the Los Angeles Urban League, defending the embattled mayor.
BUSINESS
August 26, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Morgan Stanley Chief Executive John Mack was dropped from a pension fund's lawsuit accusing the company's directors of wrongdoing by approving a $77-million severance deal for his predecessor, Philip Purcell. Morgan Stanley says Mack had no role in approving the deal.
BUSINESS
June 25, 2005 | From Reuters
Morgan Stanley is in talks with former President John Mack about his possible return to the investment bank as chief executive, a source familiar with the situation said. Mack would replace Philip J. Purcell, who announced his resignation June 13 after a bitter public battle with dissident shareholders. Andrew Walton, a spokesman for Morgan Stanley, declined to comment. Becoming Morgan Stanley's CEO would be a homecoming for Mack, who in 2001 was ousted by Purcell as the brokerage's No. 2.
BUSINESS
August 4, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Two U.S. senators, closing a yearlong probe into whether the Securities and Exchange Commission mishandled insider-trading allegations involving Morgan Stanley Chief Executive John Mack, called on the agency Friday to change its methods to restore public confidence. Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 2013 | By David Zahniser
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday appointed two major supporters of his opponent in this year's mayoral election, former City Controller Wendy Greuel, to serve on the influential Planning Commission. Garcetti chose former Police Commission president John Mack and former Metro board member Richard Katz to serve on the panel, which vets the city's largest development projects before sending them on to the council. Mack was a Greuel campaign co-chair and Katz co-hosted fundraisers for Greuel.
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April 9, 1993 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a star-studded ceremony Thursday night, the Los Angeles Urban League presented its highest honor to a man described as "one of our own." John W. Mack, who has headed the organization since 1969, received the 20th annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Award at the Century Plaza Hotel event. The award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions in advancing human and civil rights for African-Americans and other minorities.
BUSINESS
May 29, 2010 | Reuters
Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack, who has said Wall Street's high pay packages show that the industry is out of touch with mainstream America, is receiving a 150% base salary increase to $2 million. Mack, who declined to accept a bonus the last three years, received a base salary of $800,000 in 2009. In 2006, the last year he received a bonus, he was awarded restricted shares that were worth $36.2 million at the time. The salary increase, which was revealed in a regulatory filing, was meant to pay Mack "in line with his new role" as chairman, Morgan Stanley said.
BUSINESS
August 4, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Two U.S. senators, closing a yearlong probe into whether the Securities and Exchange Commission mishandled insider-trading allegations involving Morgan Stanley Chief Executive John Mack, called on the agency Friday to change its methods to restore public confidence. Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John Mack, 78, the longtime principal oboist with the Cleveland Orchestra who was regarded as the dean of American oboists for several decades, died Sunday at a Cleveland hospital of complications from brain cancer. Mack became the principal oboist in Cleveland in 1965. He toured and recorded with the orchestra under a series of demanding conductors, including George Szell, Lorin Maazel and Christoph von Dohnanyi. He retired in 1981 because of failing health. Mack was born in Somerville, N.J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 2005 | Jill Leovy, Times Staff Writer
John W. Mack, brand-new president of the Los Angeles Police Commission, wore a wan smile as he stepped before the microphones to face the press last week. "I've had a long honeymoon as a new commissioner," the 68-year-old civil rights leader said dryly: "About 30 minutes or less." Mack, appointed to the board Aug.
BUSINESS
August 26, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Morgan Stanley Chief Executive John Mack was dropped from a pension fund's lawsuit accusing the company's directors of wrongdoing by approving a $77-million severance deal for his predecessor, Philip Purcell. Morgan Stanley says Mack had no role in approving the deal.
BUSINESS
June 28, 2005 | From Associated Press
The possible return of former President John J. Mack to the top spot at Morgan Stanley would give the embattled Wall Street investment bank a credibility boost and assuage the company's top clients, but the internal divisions within the firm might not be quickly healed.
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August 29, 1991 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two former Los Angeles police chiefs have agreed to serve on a high-profile watchdog committee that will press the Los Angeles City Council to implement Police Department reforms advocated by the Christopher Commission, sources said Wednesday. Former chiefs Ed Davis, now a state senator, and Tom Reddin, head of a security company, will join about 40 other prominent business, civic and community leaders on the advocacy committee, which is expected to announce its formation today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 2005 | Jill Leovy, Times Staff Writer
John W. Mack, brand-new president of the Los Angeles Police Commission, wore a wan smile as he stepped before the microphones to face the press last week. "I've had a long honeymoon as a new commissioner," the 68-year-old civil rights leader said dryly: "About 30 minutes or less." Mack, appointed to the board Aug.
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June 27, 2005 | Gayle Pollard-Terry, Times Staff Writer
Heads turn and murmuring begins when the distinguished, silver-haired African American walks through Harold and Belle's, a popular Creole restaurant in southwest Los Angeles. A professor looks up from her shrimp and crawfish etouffee. Genteel little old ladies dressed to the nines for lunch grab at his hands. Diners approach his table before he can savor the shrimp, crab, smoked beef sausage, ham and chicken thickening his file gumbo. "Isn't that John Mack from the Urban League?" a diner asks.
BUSINESS
June 25, 2005 | From Reuters
Morgan Stanley is in talks with former President John Mack about his possible return to the investment bank as chief executive, a source familiar with the situation said. Mack would replace Philip J. Purcell, who announced his resignation June 13 after a bitter public battle with dissident shareholders. Andrew Walton, a spokesman for Morgan Stanley, declined to comment. Becoming Morgan Stanley's CEO would be a homecoming for Mack, who in 2001 was ousted by Purcell as the brokerage's No. 2.
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