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June 2, 1995 | RUSS LOAR
City officials are considering whether to purchase the soon-to-be-closed county library at Leisure World as the retirement community's governing board prepares for a June 20 auction of the property. The 22-year-old library is one of six county branches planned for closure by July. Leisure World's governing Golden Rain Foundation made a written offer on the property for an undisclosed amount on April 14, but county officials decided the library must be sold at auction.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 1995 | RUSS LOAR
Councilman and Leisure World resident George Brown presented city officials with a $35,000 check Monday night, capping a complex deal that represents the first private acquisition of an Orange County public library. The retirement community's governing Golden Rain Foundation made a successful $225,000 bid last month to save the public library from closure. "This is certainly a first, as far as I know," said County Librarian John M.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 1995 | RUSS LOAR
Councilman and Leisure World resident George Brown presented city officials with a $35,000 check Monday night, capping a complex deal that represents the first private acquisition of an Orange County public library. The retirement community's governing Golden Rain Foundation made a successful $225,000 bid last month to save the public library from closure. "This is certainly a first, as far as I know," said County Librarian John M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1995 | RUSS LOAR
Leisure World's governing board made a successful $225,000 bid for the county library adjacent to the retirement community, fending off the impending closure of the facility. The 22-year-old library, which will be operated privately for Leisure World residents, was one of six county branches threatened with closure. Leisure World's governing Golden Rain Foundation rejected a compromise offer from the county that could have kept the branch open two days a week.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1995 | RUSS LOAR
Leisure World's governing board made a successful $225,000 bid for the county library adjacent to the retirement community, fending off the impending closure of the facility. The 22-year-old library, which will be operated privately for Leisure World residents, was one of six county branches threatened with closure. Leisure World's governing Golden Rain Foundation rejected a compromise offer from the county that could have kept the branch open two days a week.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1995 | J.R. MOEHRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Evelyn Diamond's dream transcends the Dewey Decimal System, but it may not survive the chaos caused by derivatives. Every few days, Diamond sits in the Leisure World Public Library, savoring poems, scouring novels, collecting titles in her ever-expanding list of "books that might interest Jewish readers." The endless bibliography is no mere pastime for Diamond, who retired to Leisure World four years ago with her husband Sy. It is her Sistine Chapel, her Egyptian pyramids, her passion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1989
A "post office on wheels" opened for business last week in Leisure World. The new postal service consists of three 2 1/2-ton postal vans to be parked from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clubhouse 3 on Mondays and at Clubhouse 5 on Fridays. Nearly all services available at post office retail lobbies will be available in the mobile vans, including first-class mail; express mail; priority mail; parcel post; certified, registered and insured mail; stamps; money orders, and international services.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1995 | RUSS LOAR
City officials are considering whether to purchase the soon-to-be-closed county library at Leisure World as the retirement community's governing board prepares for a June 20 auction of the property. The 22-year-old library is one of six county branches planned for closure by July. Leisure World's governing Golden Rain Foundation made a written offer on the property for an undisclosed amount on April 14, but county officials decided the library must be sold at auction.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1995 | J.R. MOEHRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Evelyn Diamond's dream transcends the Dewey Decimal System, but it may not survive the chaos caused by derivatives. Every few days, Diamond sits in the Leisure World Public Library, savoring poems, scouring novels, collecting titles in her ever-expanding list of "books that might interest Jewish readers." The endless bibliography is no mere pastime for Diamond, who retired to Leisure World four years ago with her husband Sy. It is her Sistine Chapel, her Egyptian pyramids, her passion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1989
A "post office on wheels" opened for business last week in Leisure World. The new postal service consists of three 2 1/2-ton postal vans to be parked from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clubhouse 3 on Mondays and at Clubhouse 5 on Fridays. Nearly all services available at post office retail lobbies will be available in the mobile vans, including first-class mail; express mail; priority mail; parcel post; certified, registered and insured mail; stamps; money orders, and international services.
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