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May 13, 2000
Fred E. Case, 82, professor of management at UCLA's Anderson School and a noted expert on housing, real estate and urban studies. Born in Logansport, Ind., Case graduated from Indiana University before serving in the Army during World War II. After the war, Case taught briefly at the University of Florida before coming to UCLA, where he earned his doctorate and joined the faculty.
October 12, 1999
* Woodland Hills-based Unova Inc., a manufacturer of industrial technologies and machine tools, has appointed Daniel S. Bishop senior vice president and general counsel. He replaces Norman Roberts, who is retiring. Bishop joined Unova from Paxar Corp. in New York, where he had been vice president and general counsel. Leslie Stevens * Leslie Stevens has joined the local office of RHI Consulting as Southern California and Southwest regional manager. A division of Robert Half International Inc.
September 9, 2005 |
The UCLA Anderson School of Management said Thursday that it had appointed Pennsylvania State University business school Dean Judy Olian to lead the school. As dean of Pennsylvania State's Smeal College of Business since 2000, Olian oversaw the school's undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs, UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale said. She led a fundraising campaign for a $68-million facility for the school that opened this summer. "Dr.
June 15, 1999
Apartment industry specialists will present practical techniques to help investors make buying and selling decisions, and will provide forecasts of local property values June 24 at the first Apartment Building Forecast Conference, hosted by the Center for Real Estate at UCLA's Anderson School of Business and CB Richard Ellis. The conference, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
May 21, 2010 |
On Friday, the Los Angeles City Council is likely to pass an ordinance preventing many landlords from raising rents for four months. This is a step in the wrong direction. Instead, the council should revoke the city's Rent Stabilization Ordinance entirely. Rent control policies have laudable goals, especially in populous and undersupplied housing markets like Los Angeles'. However, the city's law, like all rent control, has failed to accomplish its objectives in the more than 30 years since it was passed.
January 29, 2013 |
Chick-fil-A Inc.'s most recent tax documents show no donations to groups that oppose gay rights, according to an advocacy group. The chicken chain last summer was caught up in the debate over gay marriage amid claims that the Atlanta company had donated money to anti-gay groups as recently as 2010 and controversial remarks by Chick-fil-A's president. But according to gay rights group Campus Pride, the 2011 IRS 990 filings for Chick-fil-A's charity arm WinShape Foundation show no sign of gifts to organizations such as Family Research Council or Exodus International, which advocate against same-sex unions and other privileges for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
November 10, 2009 |
In a continued housecleaning at Walt Disney Co., studio distribution veteran Mark Zoradi is leaving after 29 years. The departure of Zoradi, president of Disney's motion pictures group, follows the ousting of his former boss, Disney Studios Chairman Dick Cook, in September and Miramax Films President Daniel Battsek late last month. Under the direction of Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger, the Burbank studio is being remade by Cook's successor, Rich Ross, former president of Disney Channels Worldwide.
March 31, 2004 |
Almost two years after its longtime dean said he would step down to return to teaching, USC Marshall School of Business will announce today that it has selected a new leader who is skilled at both revamping curricula and raising money. Management expert Yash Gupta, leader of the University of Washington Business School for the last five years, will move south to become dean of USC's business school, effective July 1.
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November 23, 1997
Fitting an education into real life should get easier in January as Mission College introduces a program that allows students to complete their degree by taking classes only on Saturdays. The accelerated program gives working adults a chance to get an associate of arts degree without unduly disrupting their schedules--a good idea that other local schools should consider.