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March 11, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writer
Donors who offered to endow a $2.5-million AIDS treatment unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center said Friday that they plan to proceed with their gift in the memory of late University of California regent Sheldon Andelson despite strong objections by factions within the hospital. Arlen Andelson, a brother of the prominent gay political figure who died of complications of acquired immune deficiency syndrome in 1987, had proposed naming the 22-bed unit and outpatient clinic for the late regent.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writer
Donors who offered to endow a $2.5-million AIDS treatment unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center said Friday that they plan to proceed with their gift in the memory of late University of California regent Sheldon Andelson despite strong objections by factions within the hospital. Arlen Andelson, a brother of the prominent gay political figure who died of complications of acquired immune deficiency syndrome in 1987, had proposed naming the 22-bed unit and outpatient clinic for the late regent.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1988 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
" It is right to be honest about who you are. It gives others around you the opportunity to be honest back. " --Sheldon Andelson, November, 1979. UC Regent Sheldon Andelson spoke those words at a charity fund-raiser roast in his honor shortly after telling his family of his homosexuality. He was already a successful lawyer and Democratic Party fund-raiser.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1988 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
" It is right to be honest about who you are. It gives others around you the opportunity to be honest back. " --Sheldon Andelson, November, 1979. UC Regent Sheldon Andelson spoke those words at a charity fund-raiser roast in his honor shortly after telling his family of his homosexuality. He was already a successful lawyer and Democratic Party fund-raiser.
NEWS
December 30, 1987 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
University of California Regent Sheldon Andelson, a Democratic Party heavyweight once regarded as the nation's most influential gay political figure, died Tuesday night of complications from AIDS at the Bel-Air mansion where he entertained senators and presidential hopefuls. The first openly gay person appointed to the Board of Regents, or any other high position in state government, Andelson had been ill with the effects of acquired immune deficiency syndrome for more than a year.
BUSINESS
July 27, 1987
Sherman L. Andelson has been elected chairman of Bank of Los Angeles, succeeding his brother, Sheldon W. Andelson. He will remain chairman and CEO of BKLA Bancorp, the parent company of Bank of Los Angeles.
NEWS
December 26, 1986
The no-contest plea of a Santa Monica surgeon to a misdemeanor child-molesting charge in Ventura County was overturned by a federal appeals court in San Francisco because his lawyer wrongly told him that the judge had promised a 90-day sentence. Instead of the sentence he was expecting, Dr. John Chizen was given the maximum term, 180 days in jail. But the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1989 | DAVID FERRELL, Times Staff Writer
The top-ranking advisory committee at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has recommended approval of a $2.5-million AIDS treatment unit, despite opposition from groups representing surgeons and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The vote late Monday night by the medical executive committee, which represents all health-care providers at the hospital, was considered an important victory for advocates of the 22-bed unit and outpatient clinic.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1989
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is making a significant contribution to the care of persons with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by establishing a major AIDS treatment center. The Medical Center has agreed to develop a 24-bed dedicated AIDS ward, a 24-hour outpatient AIDS treatment center and a research facility, together constituting one of the most complete AIDS care facilities in the nation. Private donors have collected $2.5 million for the project as a tribute to Sheldon Andelson, a former UC regent and pioneer of gay rights, who died of AIDS two years ago. At least eight other hospitals in the Los Angeles area already have separate AIDS wards in operation.
NEWS
July 8, 1987 | Marylouise Oates
Look for the emergence of a new political power in L.A. The name--the Book Study Group--certainly doesn't reflect its purpose, which is to push political candidates to take stronger positions on gay issues, especially testing of AIDS drugs. The deliberately misleading title was chosen to allow the group to work on an agenda without interference from other gay activist organizations.
NEWS
December 30, 1987 | KEVIN RODERICK, Times Staff Writer
University of California Regent Sheldon Andelson, a Democratic Party heavyweight once regarded as the nation's most influential gay political figure, died Tuesday night of complications from AIDS at the Bel-Air mansion where he entertained senators and presidential hopefuls. The first openly gay person appointed to the Board of Regents, or any other high position in state government, Andelson had been ill with the effects of acquired immune deficiency syndrome for more than a year.
OPINION
August 28, 2009
Re "A changed landscape," Aug. 27, and "Seesaw Senate seats," Editorial, Aug. 25 I hope Republicans, who are unwilling to support healthcare reform that will enable all Americans to have health insurance coverage, will take a page from Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's book. It's not just about what you have, it's about making sure that all Americans have a decent life -- and that includes being able to go to a doctor or a hospital to save your life. Nancy Oliveira San Francisco :: Years ago, influential Democratic fundraiser and UCLA Regent Sheldon Andelson, now deceased, was talking about "coming out of the closet" at a gala hotel celebration.
NEWS
June 22, 1985
Here was the vote on the proposal by Regent Willie Brown, Speaker of the Assembly, for full divestiture of University of California holdings in U.S. firms doing business in South Africa: For: Sheldon W. Andelson, Brown, Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, Fred N. Gaines, John Henning, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Bill Honig, Lt. Gov. Leo T. McCarthy, Stanley K. Sheinbaum and Yori Wada. Against: Glenn Campbell, Edward W. Carter, Frank W. Clark Jr., Gov. George Deukmejian, UC President David P.
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