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May 27, 1988 | JONATHAN PETERSON, Times Staff Writer
John R. Torell III, the former president of Manufacturers Hanover Corp., will become chairman and chief executive of CalFed Inc. Aug. 1, the Los Angeles-based savings and loan company announced Thursday. Torell, 49, succeeds Robert R. Dockson, 70, who is retiring as chairman after 19 years with the thrift. George P. Rutland, 55, who had been the company's president and chief executive, resigned Wednesday, a day before the announcement was made public, said James F. Hurley, a CalFed spokesman.
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May 27, 1988 | JONATHAN PETERSON, Times Staff Writer
John R. Torell III, the former president of Manufacturers Hanover Corp., will become chairman and chief executive of CalFed Inc. Aug. 1, the Los Angeles-based savings and loan company announced Thursday. Torell, 49, succeeds Robert R. Dockson, 70, who is retiring as chairman after 19 years with the thrift. George P. Rutland, 55, who had been the company's president and chief executive, resigned Wednesday, a day before the announcement was made public, said James F. Hurley, a CalFed spokesman.
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October 20, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Westerfield Named to USC Business School Post: Randolph Westerfield has been named dean of the USC School of Business Administration, effective Dec. 15. Westerfield, an expert on corporate finance, is currently the Charles B. Thornton Professor of Finance and Business Economics at USC and chair of the finance and business economics department of the School of Business Administration. As dean, he will hold the Robert R. Dockson Dean's Chair in Business Administration. Westerfield succeeds Jack R.
REAL ESTATE
January 13, 1985
The Greater Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing Services have named Robert M. McIntyre, president of Southern California Gas Co., as general chairman of its 1985 campaign to raise $1 million to support nine local NHS groups' efforts to revitalize declining neighborhoods.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1986
United Way's annual fund-raising campaign will start in less than two weeks--on Sept. 22. Fortunately, the findings of a staunchly independent citizens' committee that examined the charity's operations has arrived in time to assure contributors that United Way deserves their continued trust and financial support. The committee, led by Robert R.
REAL ESTATE
June 9, 1985 | DAVID M. KINCHEN, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Tom Bradley and Councilman John Ferraro--opponents in the recent Los Angeles mayoral race--underscored the importance of the $150-million Wilshire Courtyard office/retail complex when they appeared together last week at the project's ground-breaking ceremonies. Related story on Page 2. The 1-million-square-foot, two-building complex--a partnership development of the J. H. Snyder Co. and California Federal Savings--is more than just another office building.
NEWS
November 5, 1989 | MARY LOU LOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There was a real glow around the opening of the Armory Center for the Arts in Old Town Pasadena the other evening and around the preview of the "Pasadena Armory Show 1989" curated by Noel Korten and planned by Ann Barrett for the Fellows of Contemporary Art. The Fellows is the group founded in 1975 to underwrite exhibitions by contemporary artists after the demise of the Pasadena Art Museum.
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December 11, 1992 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
Nearly half of the Californians questioned in a far-ranging new poll said they have less confidence in the court system after the Rodney King case, the state Judicial Council reported Thursday. The survey, the first of its kind in this state, also showed that while respondents viewed the courts more favorably than the governor's office, the Legislature and the news media, 52% had a "poor" or "only fair" overall opinion of the state judiciary.
NEWS
January 28, 1985
Well, fellas, it's about time. The Fraternity of Friends, the very macho Music Center support group, is staging another of its special events, and this time wives are included. For both sexes the evening of Feb. 7 will include a cocktail reception, a preview performance of "Noises Off" at the Ahmanson Theatre and a pre-performance talk by Robert Fryer, artistic director of Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre.
NEWS
May 28, 1989 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
'Tis the volunteer season when new presidents are elected in Los Angeles. For the first time Center Theatre Group Volunteers will have co-presidents--Kim Peterson and Ellen Price. The Volunteers support the Mark Taper Forum and the Ahmanson Theatre and an Improvisational Theatre Project for children. Outgoing president Beth Pressman will exit in style June 6 at the installation luncheon at Brentwood Country Club. She's invited Michael Crawford and Dale Kristien, stars of "The Phantom of the Opera" at the Ahmanson, to be special guests, and they've accepted.
NEWS
April 24, 1988 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
There's a company in Beverly Hills that owns more than 50 commercial jets but has only three pilots on its payroll--and one is the president. It operates not a single hangar, leases not a solitary landing gate at any airport and, in 15 years, has sold not one ticket or served one in-flight meal. Is this any way to run an airline? Well, not really. But International Lease Finance Corp.
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