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July 15, 2001 | JESSICA GARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The topic of the children's class at Orange Coast College is how kids can make money selling lemonade or designing board games. But most of the parents who sit open-mouthed in the back of the room seem more interested in how their offspring can become like the snappily dressed, preteen teacher, Joshua Ballard. Joshua is 11. And he's not actually a wealthy entrepreneur--yet.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 2001 | JESSICA GARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The topic of the children's class at Orange Coast College is how kids can make money selling lemonade or designing board games. But most of the parents who sit open-mouthed in the back of the room seem more interested in how their offspring can become like the snappily dressed, preteen teacher, Joshua Ballard. Joshua is 11. And he's not actually a wealthy entrepreneur--yet.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 2001
As I read the July 15 article on Joshua Ballard, the 11-year-old Fountain Valley teacher of a course on how other kids can start businesses, I couldn't help but feel that something was amiss. His mother taught him to look at every acquaintance as a potential business contact and every hobby as an opportunity to make money. The message that comes across is that materialism and getting ahead take precedence over activities that one normally associates with childhood, those that usually have no immediate monetary compensation.
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December 16, 2001
Glowing Gala In a flurry of top hats and tails, supporters of the Orange County Performing Arts Center celebrated at the center's annual Candlelight Concert, netting $1 million for the facility's education, performance and community programs. More than 450 guests enjoyed the $2,500-per-ticket Art Deco-style gala last weekend that began with a cocktail reception and ended with an onstage feast.
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