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January 3, 1985
Robert Addison Day, former president of both the Los Angeles Fire and Harbor commissions, died Sunday of a heart attack in his Bel-Air home. He was 69. A retired vice president and director of Superior Oil Co., Day was named to the Fire Commission in 1954 and was president in 1959-60. He left that agency in 1963 and went to the Harbor Commission in 1967, serving until 1969. A funeral service will be held today at 10 a.m. at St.
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January 3, 1985
Robert Addison Day, former president of both the Los Angeles Fire and Harbor commissions, died Sunday of a heart attack in his Bel-Air home. He was 69. A retired vice president and director of Superior Oil Co., Day was named to the Fire Commission in 1954 and was president in 1959-60. He left that agency in 1963 and went to the Harbor Commission in 1967, serving until 1969. A funeral service will be held today at 10 a.m. at St.
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BUSINESS
May 28, 1998 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
TCW Group, the parent of giant Los Angeles money manager Trust Co. of the West, said Wednesday that it had hired top fund manager Glen E. Bickerstaff to manage money for institutional and retail clients. Bickerstaff, 41, previously managed more than $3 billion in assets at Transamerica Corp., including Transamerica Premier Equity, one of the top-performing large-company stock funds for 1997. For the 12 months ended April 30, the $277.5-million Transamerica fund posted a return of 63.24%.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1999
St. John's Health Center has received a $20-million donation to help rebuild its earthquake-damaged facility, hospital officials said. The W.M. Keck Foundation, which made the gift, also had given the hospital $10 million after the Northridge earthquake in 1994, said hospital official Ruben Mettler. Donated funds will be added to a $270-million reconstruction phase that is scheduled to be completed by 2005. St. John's, which was built in the 1940s, was closed for six months after the '94 quake.
BUSINESS
April 12, 2001 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the latest in a wave of foreign companies buying U.S. money managers, Los Angeles-based investment firm TCW Inc. agreed Wednesday to be acquired by French banking giant Societe Generale for more than $1.3 billion. The deal unites one of the largest U.S. employee-owned money management firms and a Southern California financial powerhouse with one of Europe's fastest-growing financial firms. It also marks a new chapter in the career of TCW's publicity shy chairman, Robert A.
NEWS
November 15, 1987
Pomona College has several reasons for celebrating. It was listed in a recent U. S. News & World Report magazine as one of the top 10 private liberal arts colleges in the country and the only one of the 10 in the West. During the past year it ranked at or near the top in several other academic surveys and was named the standout "cool liberal arts college" by Rolling Stone magazine last March.
BUSINESS
June 2, 2009 | Tom Petruno
Los Angeles-based money manager TCW Group said Monday that Chief Executive Robert D. Beyer would step down at the end of June as the company prepares to separate from its French parent. TCW, parent of Trust Co. of the West, manages about $100 billion in stocks and bonds. The company has been majority-owned by French bank Societe Generale since 2001. But in January, Societe adopted a restructuring plan that calls for TCW to be spun off in the next few years.
BUSINESS
February 5, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
The U.S. Justice Department is looking into stock sales by an American member of French bank Societe Generale's board shortly before it announced billions of dollars in losses attributed to a single trader, according to a person close to the investigation. The director, Robert A. Day, founder of Los Angeles-based Trust Co. of the West, has denied any wrongdoing. "No inside information was used in any way with respect to these sales," Josh Pekarsky, a spokesman for Day, said Monday in an e-mailed statement.
BUSINESS
October 8, 1996 | TOM PETRUNO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trust Co. of the West, one of Los Angeles' largest money management firms, is weighing the possibility of a merger, public stock offering or other major strategic move, the company has told clients in a letter. The firm, with about $50 billion in assets, has been rumored since 1994 to be seeking to sell itself or to ally itself with another financial services company, amid the growing wave of consolidation in the money management business. In a letter to clients, Chairman Robert A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 29, 1992
As board chairs and presidents of the six Claremont Colleges, we salute the policy recommended in your comprehensive editorial. We endorse the editorial's message: Full funding for Cal Grants is surely in the best interests of both the taxpayers and California students. We would like to make two additional points to augment the editorial's persuasive arguments. First, the cost savings associated with using Cal Grants to encourage students to attend the 68 accredited private colleges and universities in the state is understated in the editorial.
NEWS
October 23, 1989 | MARY LOU LOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Impassioned pleas stressing the importance of rearing children to be responsible leaders of the future took the limelight at the Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation's Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Dinner on Thursday evening. More than 750 prominent business leaders and their spouses gathered at the Beverly Hilton to see Nancy and Henry Kissinger (president, Kissinger Associates Inc., and former U.S. secretary of state) and Lois and Robert Erburu (chairman and CEO, Times Mirror Corp.
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