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REAL ESTATE
December 7, 1986
California Medical Center-Los Angeles and members of the "Downtown Leadership 100" last week paid tribute to the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation for its $5-million donation toward construction of the hospital's new patient care tower. The construction of the tower is intended to enhance the long-standing relationship between the medical center--celebrating its centennial next year--and the USC Department of Nursing by providing expanded clinical teaching facilities, according to J.
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NEWS
May 19, 1994
Loyola Marymount University has received a $10-million foundation grant to build an underground parking structure, a playing field and additional student housing on 27.5 acres of land next to the university's main Westchester campus. The grant was made by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation of Los Angeles. A $2-million donation from the foundation in 1982 allowed the university to purchase land for the expansion project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1988
The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation has given $9 million for the construction of a new computer- and video-intensive teaching library at USC, school President James H. Zumberge announced. With that grant, nearly half of the $24.7 million needed for the library has been raised, he said. Construction is expected to begin this fall on the facility at the school, which will house 200,000 volumes and hundreds of individual computer and audio-visual work stations. Leavey Foundation Chairman J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 9, 1990
A Kearny High School business education teacher was among 15 high school and college educators across the nation who received $7,500 Thursday night from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge for excellence in private enterprise education. Thomas J. Medina was a Leavey Award recipient, endowed by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation of Los Angeles to reward teachers who create innovative curriculums that show the workings of a free-market economy.
NEWS
December 3, 1992
A two-year, $1-million grant will fund a maternal and child health care center at St. Francis Medical Center and will help pay for two other clinics in the Southeast area for indigent mothers and their infants. The new center and its satellite clinics will provide prenatal, perinatal and a year of postnatal care for about 1,500 infants born "at risk" at the hospital, including low birth-weight and drug-addicted babies, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1992
I applaud Southern California Edison for its $35 million commitment in providing a job training center for the good people of southeast Los Angeles (editorial, "Edison Lights the Way After the Riots," June 7). St. Francis Medical Center of Lynwood also has made a difference for, and commitment to the youth of our community ever since 1988 with the establishment of the Lynwood High School/St. Francis Medical Center licensed vocational nurse training program. This most important program trains local and minority high school students of our area to become licensed vocational nurses and provides professional career opportunities where none existed before.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 1993 | JILL LEOVY
The first patients passed through the doors of Northridge Hospital Medical Center's new $5.4-million Cancer Center this week, one of many new community cancer centers that have proliferated across the region in recent years. The center, located in a one-story building at the front of the nonprofit hospital at 18300 Roscoe Blvd., will provide diagnosis, radiation and chemotherapy treatment, as well as counselors, chaplains and dietitians.
NEWS
January 7, 1995 | LARRY GORDON and LARRY STAMMER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
St. Vibiana's Cathedral will be razed and replaced with a new $45-million cathedral and conference center that will better accommodate the pageantry of the nation's most populous Roman Catholic archdiocese and help revive its Downtown Los Angeles neighborhood, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony announced Friday. Mahony contended that it would be too expensive to repair the 119-year-old structure, which suffered damage in last year's Northridge earthquake and previous temblors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1993 | Times researcher CATHERINE GOTTLIEB
At an average hourly salary of about $13, licensed vocational nurses provide reasonably priced acute and skilled nursing care. St. Francis Medical Center trains students and adults as LVNs, who are highly sought in the job market. The training is free. To date, every program graduate licensed by the state has been placed in a job. BACKGROUND Eighty percent of California health facilities said in a recent survey that they would hire more licensed vocational nurses if they were available.
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January 9, 1998 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dorothy Leavey, a philanthropist whose foundation has donated well over $100 million to educational, medical and Catholic causes, has died. She was 101. Leavey, the widow of Farmers Insurance co-founder Thomas E. Leavey, died Wednesday in Beverly Hills, said her daughter, Kathleen McCarthy. The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation was established in 1952, and she continued to guide its gifts after the death of her husband in 1980.
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