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July 8, 1988
Sheldon I. Ausman, managing partner of the Southern California operations of the international accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co., was elected chairman of KCET's board of directors Thursday, succeeding Kyhl Smeby, who had served for two years. Ausman, who also oversees his company's operations in Hawaii and parts of Nevada, has been with Arthur Andersen since 1955.
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April 6, 1991 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the night that the NFL voted in Hawaii last month to move the 1993 Super Bowl from Phoenix to Pasadena, David Simon, president of the Los Angeles Sports Council, remembered two old newspaper headlines: "DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN." "PHOENIX BEATS LOS ANGELES." The first was on the Chicago Tribune's front page in 1948, when the paper made an erroneous early edition guess that the favorite, Thomas E. Dewey, would wrest the presidency from Harry S. Truman.
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BUSINESS
October 6, 1989 | PATRICK LEE
Sheldon I. Ausman, managing partner of Arthur Andersen & Co.'s Los Angeles office, will leave at the end of the month, capping a 34-year career at the accounting and consulting firm. Ausman, 56, has managed the firm's office since 1977, during which time it has grown from about 450 employees to more than 1,500, becoming one of the area's largest accounting concerns.
BUSINESS
October 6, 1989 | PATRICK LEE
Sheldon I. Ausman, managing partner of Arthur Andersen & Co.'s Los Angeles office, will leave at the end of the month, capping a 34-year career at the accounting and consulting firm. Ausman, 56, has managed the firm's office since 1977, during which time it has grown from about 450 employees to more than 1,500, becoming one of the area's largest accounting concerns.
SPORTS
April 6, 1991 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the night that the NFL voted in Hawaii last month to move the 1993 Super Bowl from Phoenix to Pasadena, David Simon, president of the Los Angeles Sports Council, remembered two old newspaper headlines: "DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN." "PHOENIX BEATS LOS ANGELES." The first was on the Chicago Tribune's front page in 1948, when the paper made an erroneous early edition guess that the favorite, Thomas E. Dewey, would wrest the presidency from Harry S. Truman.
BUSINESS
November 3, 1989 | PATRICK LEE
A. B. (Dick) Poladian has been named managing partner of Arthur Andersen & Co.'s Southern California operations, replacing Sheldon I. Ausman, who retired last month. Poladian, 37, will manage Andersen's offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Las Vegas and Honolulu. Poladian joined the accounting firm in 1974 and has been a partner in Andersen's tax division for the last five years.
NEWS
January 31, 1993 | JAKE DOHERTY
When the Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills square off in the Super Bowl today, about 700 special guests, ages 12 to 15, will be in the Rose Bowl stands, thanks to a program sponsored by local businesses. The program, "Touchdown for Youth," was developed by Sheldon I.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 19, 1989 | STEVE HOCHMAN
Los Angeles city officials--stung last year by the Grammy Awards ceremony being held in New York City after six years at L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium--are going all out to keep the awards here permanently. James Stewart, executive director of the Los Angeles Host Committee for the 1989 Grammy Awards, said the city has raised approximately $200,000 through private donations to sponsor a series of activities saluting the return of the Grammys to the Shrine on Wednesday night.
NEWS
September 29, 1994 | HILLARY JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Children's Bureau of Southern California celebrated its 90th anniversary at the Regent Beverly Wilshire on Tuesday evening with a crowd of close to 700 who gathered at the $300-a-plate benefit to pay tribute to Lodwrick Cook, chairman of Arco and community leader extraordinaire. "Before I say a word about the Lord, please allow a word about the Lod," said the Reverend Cecil Murray, pastor of First A.M.E. Church, as he stood to deliver the invocation.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 9, 1997 | MICHAEL O'DANIEL, Michael O'Daniel produced the series "Jazz at the Music Center" in the summer of 1991 and is a founding director of JazzAmerica. He is also a founder of American Jazz Masters Day, in which the mayor's office honors L.A. residents who have won the American Jazz Masters Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts
With great fanfare, the Music Center of Los Angeles County welcomed the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz as an affiliate company ("Music Center Gives Jazz a Major Gig," Calendar, May 28). Congratulations are certainly in order to both. With the blessing and the active participation of Sheldon I. Ausman, chairman of the Music Center Operating Co.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 1988
Sheldon I. Ausman, managing partner of the Southern California operations of the international accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co., was elected chairman of KCET's board of directors Thursday, succeeding Kyhl Smeby, who had served for two years. Ausman, who also oversees his company's operations in Hawaii and parts of Nevada, has been with Arthur Andersen since 1955.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 15, 1994 | STEVE HOCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Stressing the economic and image benefits of the Grammys to Los Angeles, Mayor Richard Riordan on Wednesday welcomed the award program back to the city and vowed to help keep it here. "The entertainment industry . . . is the most important business we have," the mayor said following a press conference at City Hall to announce that the Grammys will return to Los Angeles on March 1 for only the second time in the last five years. " . . . People (in L.A.
NEWS
February 11, 1990 | MARY LOU LOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jack Hennessy always comes up with an opener for the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin white-tie dinner. This year, le grand senechal said, "Bless this dinner in which we share a delectable cuisine beyond compare." He also implored, "May the bubbles, the whites and burgundy reds enliven our hearts, not lighten our heads."
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