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November 9, 1989 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first Los Angeles Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts will be presented at the Beverly Hilton Hotel today to arts luminaries Eli Broad, Gordon Davidson, Ernest Fleischmann, Bella Lewitzky and Robert Wise. Every big city hands out arts honors "and it's time we got on that level," said Jacqueline Kronberg, executive director of the Los Angeles Arts Council, which is presenting the awards.
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April 14, 2014 | By Ellen Olivier
The event: Los Angeles Ballet staged its annual gala on Saturday, honoring philanthropist Lori Milken, actress Jane Seymour and entertainer Paula Abdul. (The latter came in from down under, where she is a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance Australia,” staying in town for not much longer than it took to collect her award.) The program: Los Angeles Ballet's artistic directors, Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, together with Executive Director Julie Whittaker, introduced Milken, who praised the company not only for its performances but also for its many programs that bring dance to a diversity of communities and offer free tickets, classes, lectures and demonstrations to disadvantaged children, their parents and military personnel.
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November 5, 1990 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Mayor and Celebrities Honored: Composer, record producer and television producer Quincy Jones, actress-dancer Rita Moreno and artist Ed Ruscha will be honored by the Los Angeles Arts Council at its second annual Los Angeles Honors luncheon at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday. Mayor Tom Bradley will also be honored for his support of the arts and for his efforts to make Los Angeles a major cultural center.
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March 14, 1996
The Los Angeles Opportunities Industrialization Center honored community members and corporations Wednesday evening at the group's third annual Gold Key Award dinner in downtown Los Angeles. The honorees are the James Irvine Foundation, which has donated $400,000 to the center since its inception in 1993; Texaco, for giving $100,000 and providing training staff; the West Basin Water District, for employing center trainees; Thomas L.
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October 12, 1995
To commemorate Japanese Americans who served in the Vietnam War, a veterans memorial will be constructed at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo. Similar to the monument in Washington, the Japanese American Vietnam Veterans Memorial will list on solid, black granite the names of Japanese American soldiers who died or are missing in action.
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July 21, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
A dinner in honor of Father Luis Olivares, the former pastor of Our Lady Queen of Angels Roman Catholic Church and a tireless crusader on behalf of Latino immigrants and refugees, has been postponed to Sept. 5. The event, chaired by Mayor Tom Bradley and union leader Cesar Chavez, originally was planned for earlier this month. It was postponed after Olivares fell ill and was diagnosed with AIDS.
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March 14, 1996
The Los Angeles Opportunities Industrialization Center honored community members and corporations Wednesday evening at the group's third annual Gold Key Award dinner in downtown Los Angeles. The honorees are the James Irvine Foundation, which has donated $400,000 to the center since its inception in 1993; Texaco, for giving $100,000 and providing training staff; the West Basin Water District, for employing center trainees; Thomas L.
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October 25, 1995
Martha Martinez Cooper, the founder of a neighborhood group that battles violence, graffiti and pornography, was honored as Outstanding East Los Angeles Senior of the Year in a ceremony attended by hundreds of seniors in Boyle Heights. Martinez Cooper, who founded the Laverne Avenue M.A.S.H.
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October 21, 1992
King Juan Carlos of Spain has awarded decorations of merit to four Los Angeles dignitaries for their achievements in promoting Spanish culture. The awards were granted to Franklin D.
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June 17, 1995
Twenty-six boys from South-Central Los Angeles, ranging in age from 12 to 14, were honored Friday for their participation in a mentor program that paired each of them with a "big brother" firefighter. The boys spent two hours every weekend learning about fire safety, first aid, CPR, fire prevention, exit drills, the 911 system, toxic chemicals in the home and knot tying, according to Gary Sutter, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
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November 1, 1995
A group that has been one of Los Angeles' most vocal advocates for the immigrant community has been awarded the Roman Catholic archdiocese's top accolade for organizations fighting to empower the poor. The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles will accept the Bishop Carl A. Fisher Empowerment Award on Saturday from the Los Angeles Archdiocese's Campaign for Human Development.
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October 25, 1995
Martha Martinez Cooper, the founder of a neighborhood group that battles violence, graffiti and pornography, was honored as Outstanding East Los Angeles Senior of the Year in a ceremony attended by hundreds of seniors in Boyle Heights. Martinez Cooper, who founded the Laverne Avenue M.A.S.H.
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October 12, 1995
To commemorate Japanese Americans who served in the Vietnam War, a veterans memorial will be constructed at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo. Similar to the monument in Washington, the Japanese American Vietnam Veterans Memorial will list on solid, black granite the names of Japanese American soldiers who died or are missing in action.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1995
Twenty-six boys from South-Central Los Angeles, ranging in age from 12 to 14, were honored Friday for their participation in a mentor program that paired each of them with a "big brother" firefighter. The boys spent two hours every weekend learning about fire safety, first aid, CPR, fire prevention, exit drills, the 911 system, toxic chemicals in the home and knot tying, according to Gary Sutter, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
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October 12, 1994
Firefighters on Tuesday honored the 47 Los Angeles city Fire Department personnel who have died in the line of duty. "We're here today on a very solemn note," Assistant Chief Dean Cathey said. "It's also a very proud moment for us, because it's an occasion in which we recognize those who have done the most noble deeds for their community."
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September 14, 1993 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Renaming seven miles of roadway on Los Angeles' Eastside to honor Cesar Chavez "is the least we can do" for a man who spent his life working for others, said David Martinez, a colleague of the late union leader. But Dean Zellman, who runs a business on the street that would become Avenida Cesar E.
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April 14, 2014 | By Ellen Olivier
The event: Los Angeles Ballet staged its annual gala on Saturday, honoring philanthropist Lori Milken, actress Jane Seymour and entertainer Paula Abdul. (The latter came in from down under, where she is a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance Australia,” staying in town for not much longer than it took to collect her award.) The program: Los Angeles Ballet's artistic directors, Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, together with Executive Director Julie Whittaker, introduced Milken, who praised the company not only for its performances but also for its many programs that bring dance to a diversity of communities and offer free tickets, classes, lectures and demonstrations to disadvantaged children, their parents and military personnel.
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March 5, 1993
A foreign correspondent for Newsday, a Times Mirror Co. newspaper based in Long Island, N.Y., was named Thursday by the USC School of Journalism as winner of the 1993 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting. Roy Gutman, whose dispatches from Bosnia were the first to convincingly document the widespread human rights abuses perpetrated under the Serbian policy of "ethnic cleansing," was cited for producing "a story that affected the morality of the entire world."
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