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November 19, 1988 | LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writer
While all eyes in this city are focused on the move of George Bush down the hall into the Oval Office, the first President in nearly three decades to weather a full eight years in office is quietly preparing to move back to California. Surely if anyone can go home again, it will be Ronald Reagan and his wife. Not since Dwight Eisenhower has a President had the chance to ease himself out of office so smoothly.
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January 11, 1994 | JAMES MAIELLA JR., SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation on Monday announced a $20-million fund-raising drive to help pay for new exhibits at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library near here and conferences at the library's Center for Public Affairs. The campaign will try to tap the 40,000 people nationwide who have donated to the 8-year-old foundation and seek funds from corporations and other potential donors.
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NEWS
February 21, 1991 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former President Ronald Reagan has asked that he and his wife, Nancy, be buried on the grounds of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library near Simi Valley, officials said Wednesday. Reagan's staff will submit a formal application for a burial site at the library to the Ventura County Planning Department within two weeks, said Bill Garber, a spokesman for the retired President. Reagan, who turned 80 this month, was in Santa Barbara and could not be reached for comment.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 1993 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The private foundation that built the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library near Simi Valley has finished paying for the bricks and mortar and is now focused on developing a public policy think tank to carry the torch of Reagan-style conservatism. The final $2-million payment on the $57-million hilltop complex was delivered earlier this month, said John J. Midgley, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 1993 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The private foundation that built the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library near Simi Valley has finished paying for the bricks and mortar and is now focused on developing a public policy think tank to carry the torch of Reagan-style conservatism. The final $2-million payment on the $57-million hilltop complex was delivered earlier this month, said John J. Midgley, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
NEWS
November 3, 1991 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stage, sound and lighting were designed by Universal Studios and the offstage narration will be provided by the actor who once played Moses. The overall choreography was arranged by a savvy political insider known for creating visual images. And if all of the players make the stage, the event will be a historic meeting of five presidents.
NEWS
February 4, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz has joined the foundation board of trustees that raised $60 million to build the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, a Reagan spokeswoman announced Monday. Shultz, a distinguished fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, accepted the board's appointment last week and began his six-year term, Cathy Goldberg said.
NEWS
November 22, 1988 | TRACEY KAPLAN and LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writers
President Reagan, wielding his engraved, chrome-plated shovel like an expert sodbuster, broke ground Monday at a pastoral Ventura County setting for the $43-million library that will hold his White House papers and other mementos of his political career. The 77-year-old President, who will leave office in two months, focused on the legacy of his eight years in the White House as he addressed 375 guests at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
NEWS
January 1, 1992 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The last of Ronald Reagan's longtime political associates has quit the board that built Reagan's presidential library, expressing disappointment that other close advisers squeezed out this year would not be reappointed. In a letter to the former President, former Energy Secretary John S. Herrington resigned from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation that raised $60 million for the library near Simi Valley. Herrington was the only longtime Reagan associate spared last April when former U.S.
NEWS
January 11, 1994 | JAMES MAIELLA JR., SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation on Monday announced a $20-million fund-raising drive to help pay for new exhibits at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library near here and conferences at the library's Center for Public Affairs. The campaign will try to tap the 40,000 people nationwide who have donated to the 8-year-old foundation and seek funds from corporations and other potential donors.
NEWS
February 4, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz has joined the foundation board of trustees that raised $60 million to build the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, a Reagan spokeswoman announced Monday. Shultz, a distinguished fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, accepted the board's appointment last week and began his six-year term, Cathy Goldberg said.
NEWS
January 1, 1992 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The last of Ronald Reagan's longtime political associates has quit the board that built Reagan's presidential library, expressing disappointment that other close advisers squeezed out this year would not be reappointed. In a letter to the former President, former Energy Secretary John S. Herrington resigned from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation that raised $60 million for the library near Simi Valley. Herrington was the only longtime Reagan associate spared last April when former U.S.
NEWS
November 3, 1991 | KENNETH R. WEISS and GEORGE SKELTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As Ronald Reagan and throngs of admirers celebrate the opening of his presidential library this week, some longtime faithful lament that their 80-year-old leader has forsaken old friends who helped wage "the Reagan revolution" in Sacramento and Washington. The discontent among some conservative followers was sparked by the abrupt dismissal of three former members of his inner circle from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, which built the library and will run its public affairs center.
NEWS
November 3, 1991 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The stage, sound and lighting were designed by Universal Studios and the offstage narration will be provided by the actor who once played Moses. The overall choreography was arranged by a savvy political insider known for creating visual images. And if all of the players make the stage, the event will be a historic meeting of five presidents.
NEWS
February 21, 1991 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former President Ronald Reagan has asked that he and his wife, Nancy, be buried on the grounds of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library near Simi Valley, officials said Wednesday. Reagan's staff will submit a formal application for a burial site at the library to the Ventura County Planning Department within two weeks, said Bill Garber, a spokesman for the retired President. Reagan, who turned 80 this month, was in Santa Barbara and could not be reached for comment.
NEWS
November 22, 1988 | TRACEY KAPLAN and LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writers
President Reagan, wielding his engraved, chrome-plated shovel like an expert sodbuster, broke ground Monday at a pastoral Ventura County setting for the $43-million library that will hold his White House papers and other mementos of his political career. The 77-year-old President, who will leave office in two months, focused on the legacy of his eight years in the White House as he addressed 375 guests at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
NEWS
November 3, 1991 | KENNETH R. WEISS and GEORGE SKELTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As Ronald Reagan and throngs of admirers celebrate the opening of his presidential library this week, some longtime faithful lament that their 80-year-old leader has forsaken old friends who helped wage "the Reagan revolution" in Sacramento and Washington. The discontent among some conservative followers was sparked by the abrupt dismissal of three former members of his inner circle from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, which built the library and will run its public affairs center.
NEWS
November 19, 1988 | TRACEY KAPLAN, Times Staff Writer
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation has raised more than two-thirds of the $43 million needed to build the Reagan library in eastern Ventura County, according to federal tax records obtained by The Times. The foundation received nearly $14 million between 1985 and 1987 and obtained pledges for another $20 million. Tax records for 1988 are not yet available.
NEWS
November 19, 1988 | LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writer
While all eyes in this city are focused on the move of George Bush down the hall into the Oval Office, the first President in nearly three decades to weather a full eight years in office is quietly preparing to move back to California. Surely if anyone can go home again, it will be Ronald Reagan and his wife. Not since Dwight Eisenhower has a President had the chance to ease himself out of office so smoothly.
NEWS
November 19, 1988 | TRACEY KAPLAN, Times Staff Writer
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation has raised more than two-thirds of the $43 million needed to build the Reagan library in eastern Ventura County, according to federal tax records obtained by The Times. The foundation received nearly $14 million between 1985 and 1987 and obtained pledges for another $20 million. Tax records for 1988 are not yet available.
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