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April 28, 1989 | MARK I. PINSKY
Supporters of the Orange County Performing Arts Center have contributed nearly $1.4 million in 3 months, exceeding the terms of a $500,000 challenge grant from the Segerstrom Foundation, Center officials have announced. In November, 1988, Henry Segerstrom, chairman of the Center's board of directors, announced that the foundation would donate 50 cents for every dollar up to $1 million raised between Nov. 15, 1988, and Feb. 15, 1989. With the Segerstrom grant and the donations themselves, the Center has received $1.897 million to be put toward the operating budget, according to Center spokesman Richard Bryant.
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March 22, 2001 | CHRIS PASLES
The Pacific Symphony Crystal Award, which honors $1-million donors, was presented Wednesday to the newly-created Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation, which gave $1.3-million to the symphony. In accepting the award from Symphony Chairman Douglas Freeman, Arts Philanthropist Jeanette Segerstrom, 72, said, "Nothing gives me more pleasure than being here with the Pacific Symphony because way back I played cello and in several orchestras, and those were the most delightful years of my life.
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December 11, 1999 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Segerstrom family on Friday gave the county a Christmas present it promised a year ago. It announced it will transfer ownership of about six acres of former farmland--valued at $16 million--by the end of December for an expanded Costa Mesa cultural complex to be called Segerstrom Center for the Arts. "We are making the gift of land . . .
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December 11, 1999 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Segerstrom family on Friday gave the county a Christmas present it promised a year ago. It announced it will transfer ownership of about six acres of former farmland--valued at $16 million--by the end of December for an expanded Costa Mesa cultural complex to be called Segerstrom Center for the Arts. "We are making the gift of land . . .
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December 16, 1998 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Segerstrom family on Tuesday formally announced it will donate $16 million worth of land for an expanded cultural complex in Costa Mesa to be called the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The family has agreed in principle to contribute roughly 6 acres of former farmland for a complex that will complement the Orange County Performing Arts Center, said Henry T. Segerstrom.
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March 22, 2001 | CHRIS PASLES
The Pacific Symphony Crystal Award, which honors $1-million donors, was presented Wednesday to the newly-created Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation, which gave $1.3-million to the symphony. In accepting the award from Symphony Chairman Douglas Freeman, Arts Philanthropist Jeanette Segerstrom, 72, said, "Nothing gives me more pleasure than being here with the Pacific Symphony because way back I played cello and in several orchestras, and those were the most delightful years of my life.
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August 25, 1999 | KAREN ALEXANDER and JAMES MEIER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After losing a legal battle with the city of Los Alamitos over the site of a proposed new campus, the Orange County High School of the Arts might be headed to Santa Ana. Santa Ana is "the most appealing" choice for a new location because of a possible land donation by developers C.J. Segerstrom & Sons, said the school's executive director, Ralph Opacic. The school has had overtures from several other cities, he said.
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December 7, 2000 | VIVIAN LETRAN
ART Expansion Study: Efforts to expand the Segerstrom Family Gallery at the Laguna Art Museum will begin with a $10,000 feasibility study, funded by the Segerstrom Foundation, museum officials said. The additional space is being sought for educational and community theater functions.
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June 9, 1999 | Jason Kandel, (714) 966-5848
Forty single-family, attached units will be built on 20 lots at 2700 W. Alton Ave., under a plan approved recently by the City Council. The homes will be built on 230,395 square feet of land owned by the Segerstrom Foundation. The development, proposed by Paragon Homes, is amid a packing house, a railroad spur, duplex rental units, the Santa Ana Unified School District warehouse and a shopping center. Information: (714) 667-2700.
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August 25, 1999 | KAREN ALEXANDER and JAMES MEIER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After losing a legal battle with the city of Los Alamitos over the site of a proposed new campus, the Orange County High School of the Arts might be headed to Santa Ana. Santa Ana is "the most appealing" choice for a new location because of a possible land donation by developers C.J. Segerstrom & Sons, said the school's executive director, Ralph Opacic. The school has had overtures from several other cities, he said.
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December 16, 1998 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Segerstrom family on Tuesday formally announced it will donate $16 million worth of land for an expanded cultural complex in Costa Mesa to be called the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The family has agreed in principle to contribute roughly 6 acres of former farmland for a complex that will complement the Orange County Performing Arts Center, said Henry T. Segerstrom.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 28, 1989 | MARK I. PINSKY
Supporters of the Orange County Performing Arts Center have contributed nearly $1.4 million in 3 months, exceeding the terms of a $500,000 challenge grant from the Segerstrom Foundation, Center officials have announced. In November, 1988, Henry Segerstrom, chairman of the Center's board of directors, announced that the foundation would donate 50 cents for every dollar up to $1 million raised between Nov. 15, 1988, and Feb. 15, 1989. With the Segerstrom grant and the donations themselves, the Center has received $1.897 million to be put toward the operating budget, according to Center spokesman Richard Bryant.
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