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June 1, 1986
Mayor Tom Bradley announced that $10,000 has been added to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the April 29 arson fire at the Los Angeles Central Library that heavily damaged the building and destroyed books, files and documents worth an estimated $14 million. The latest gift, by the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, raises the total to $35,000.
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July 25, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
After a week of controversy following the announcement that a $2-million budget shortfall would force Mission College to cut nearly 200 classes, eliminate its athletic program and limit hours at its new library, the head of one academic department was pleased to announce some good news this week. Lee Risemberg, chairman of Mission's engineering department, said corporate fund-raising efforts will allow his department to offer its complete selection of courses this fall.
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NEWS
June 7, 1992
Caltech has received a grant of $665,950 from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation to support research into the mechanisms by which a single-celled egg becomes a highly complex organism. The grant brings the total amount of Parsons Foundation support for the project by biology professors Eric Davidson and Leroy Hood to nearly $1 million. Their studies focus on the sea urchin. Researchers will isolate all or most of the gene regulatory factors in the creation of a sea-urchin embryo from an egg.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1997
After a week of controversy following the announcement that a $2-million budget deficit would force Mission College in Sylmar to cut nearly 200 classes, eliminate its athletic program and limit hours at its new library, the head of one academic department was able to announce some good news. Lee Risemberg, chairman of Mission's engineering department, said corporate fund-raising will allow his department to offer a complete selection of courses this fall.
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February 26, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
Mission College will update its engineering laboratory with a $160,000 grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, school officials announced. The grant will provide, among other things, 20 top-of-the-line IBM multimedia computers, giving students access to the same equipment that professionals use, college officials said. "This has meant everything to the engineering department," Mission President William Norlund said.
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March 21, 1996 | PATRICIA WARD BIEDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thanks to an eleventh-hour grant of $50,000, the Glendale Orchestra will be able to finish its 1995-96 season with a fifth and final concert. The money from the Los Angeles-based Ralph M. Parsons Foundation came as welcome news to supporters, who feared that the symphony, once the cultural heart of Glendale, might not survive the year. The donation will underwrite an April 27 program featuring the Brahms Violin Concerto with soloist Robert Chen, and Brahms' Symphony No. 2.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
After a week of controversy following the announcement that a $2-million budget shortfall would force Mission College to cut nearly 200 classes, eliminate its athletic program and limit hours at its new library, the head of one academic department was pleased to announce some good news this week. Lee Risemberg, chairman of Mission's engineering department, said corporate fund-raising efforts will allow his department to offer its complete selection of courses this fall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1997
After a week of controversy following the announcement that a $2-million budget deficit would force Mission College in Sylmar to cut nearly 200 classes, eliminate its athletic program and limit hours at its new library, the head of one academic department was able to announce some good news. Lee Risemberg, chairman of Mission's engineering department, said corporate fund-raising will allow his department to offer a complete selection of courses this fall.
NEWS
March 9, 1986
Harvey Mudd College has received a $150,000 grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation. The grant will be used for the Ralph M. Parsons Student Loan Fund begun in 1982.
NEWS
February 18, 1993
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to Santa Monica College. The money will be used to automate listings of the library's magazines and periodicals to help students searching for specific material. "We're delighted with the grant," said Mona Martin, the college's library and learning resource center coordinator. "Given the budget situation, there's no way we'd be able to do this automation project without the generosity of the Parsons Foundation." The Ralph M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
Mission College will update its engineering laboratory with a $160,000 grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, school officials announced. The grant will provide, among other things, 20 top-of-the-line IBM multimedia computers, giving students access to the same equipment that professionals use, college officials said. "This has meant everything to the engineering department," Mission President William Norlund said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1996 | PATRICIA WARD BIEDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thanks to an eleventh-hour grant of $50,000, the Glendale Orchestra will be able to finish its 1995-96 season with a fifth and final concert. The money from the Los Angeles-based Ralph M. Parsons Foundation came as welcome news to supporters, who feared that the symphony, once the cultural heart of Glendale, might not survive the year. The donation will underwrite an April 27 program featuring the Brahms Violin Concerto with soloist Robert Chen, and Brahms' Symphony No. 2.
NEWS
June 7, 1992
Caltech has received a grant of $665,950 from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation to support research into the mechanisms by which a single-celled egg becomes a highly complex organism. The grant brings the total amount of Parsons Foundation support for the project by biology professors Eric Davidson and Leroy Hood to nearly $1 million. Their studies focus on the sea urchin. Researchers will isolate all or most of the gene regulatory factors in the creation of a sea-urchin embryo from an egg.
NEWS
June 1, 1986
Mayor Tom Bradley announced that $10,000 has been added to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the April 29 arson fire at the Los Angeles Central Library that heavily damaged the building and destroyed books, files and documents worth an estimated $14 million. The latest gift, by the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, raises the total to $35,000.
NEWS
June 9, 1991
Art Center College of Design in Pasadena has been awarded a $150,000 grant by the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation of Pasadena to help pay for a new campus wing that houses the world's largest system of educational computer-aided industrial design work stations, according to a college spokesman.
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