June 9, 1996
Reprints of the 25th annual Los Angeles Times survey of residential building in Southern California are now available. Orders may be sent to: Builders Survey Reprints, Classified Advertising, 8th Floor, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, CA 90053. The cost is $6 a copy.
July 30, 2013 |
Veteran Hollywood marketer Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been elected the first African American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that hands out the Oscars each year. Isaacs, a longtime academy insider who most recently held the job of first vice president, will serve a one-year term with eligibility to stay in the role for three additional years. She was elected Tuesday evening over governor Rob Friedman, Lionsgate motion picture group co-chair, by the academy's 48-member board of governors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1990 |
A free class on sexual abuse of children and adolescents is being offered to county residents at Cypress College. The instructor, Valerie Bradford, is a professional counselor with a graduate degree in social work from USC. She has a private practice in Orange. Most class members have either been victims of sexual abuse themselves or have been affected by the impact of abuse on others. Of all substance abusers, 80% have been victims of sexual abuse, Bradford said.
April 3, 1989 |
Is slower growth on the horizon? A new UCLA economic forecast highlights five forces that could lead to a less robust California economy in the near future. Some have special significance for Los Angeles: * The high cost of housing. Areas of urban, coastal California are increasingly unaffordable for people with average incomes. Since 1985, prices of existing homes have soared 40% in the state, with even higher escalation in Los Angeles County. * Traffic congestion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1990
When tax increase measures fail in Orange County, the fact that the voters are conservative is blamed. I think this is frequently an alibi for the failure of the political consultants to justify the passage of their measures. Orange County voters are more likely than others to know that our nation is in bad shape financially, that the deficit may not matter but that the amount they have to pay in income tax to support the interest on the deficit certainly does matter. They know that they face increases in state taxes and in federal taxes.