October 24, 2000
High Tower Software, an Irvine company that provides data service for businesses, said Monday that it has received $10 million in a second round of venture capital financing from an investment group led by Liberty Partners. Other investors include Merrill Lynch & Co., J.F. Shea Co., Inroads Capital Partners, Hallador Venture Partners and Kinship Partners. Funds will be used for increased sales and marketing efforts. The company received $2 million in an initial round of financing in July 1998.
May 14, 2002
SSR Realty Advisors Inc.'s Tower Fund bought the Arpeggio, a newly completed, 135-unit apartment complex in downtown Pasadena, for $25.3 million from SNK Peabody Pasadena. The buyer and the seller represented themselves. * Donald T. Sterling, trustee of the Sterling Family Trust, bought the 20-story, 236-unit Mark Wilshire Apartments in Los Angeles from Mark Wilshire Associates for $22 million. The buyer and the seller were represented by David Kaufman and Richard Ringer of Marcus & Millichap.
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October 8, 2008 |
Edsel D. Dunford, a former TRW Inc. president and aerospace engineer who helped develop pioneering satellites for the U.S. during the Cold War, died Friday. He was 73. Dunford died at his home in Rolling Hills after kidney cancer that was diagnosed in July spread to his brain, said his wife, Lorie. A longtime South Bay resident, Dunford spent most of his aerospace career at the sprawling Space Park complex in Redondo Beach, where TRW developed missiles and satellites throughout the Cold War.
January 3, 1988 |
The big old churches of Monrovia have joined forces to take care of one of their own. Congregations from six denominations will pool resources to help pay for the rebuilding of a bell tower of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, that was damaged in the aftershocks of the Oct. 1 earthquake. "Unusual, isn't it--Christian churches helping each other," quipped the Rev. Everett D. Simson, minister of St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
July 9, 1992 |
The Amateur Athletic Foundation Rose Bowl Aquatic Center opened amid much fanfare in 1990 with a goal of becoming one of the nation's premiere training and competition facilities. Outfitted with two Olympic-size pools, several springboards and a platform diving tower, fund-raisers hoped diving enthusiasts would gravitate to Pasadena, creating interest and participation by would-be Greg Louganises of all ages.
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September 25, 2007 |
Ivan Hinderaker, the longest-serving chancellor of UC Riverside, who led the campus in its formative years as it struggled for students and respect, has died. He was 91. Hinderaker died Sunday in an Irvine nursing home. The cause of death was not released, but friends said he had been in declining health since his wife died four years ago. "He was well-known for being a real advocate for students and the community and the arts," said Bettye Miller, a spokeswoman for the university.