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September 18, 2004 | Paul Pringle, Times Staff Writer
Barber-neat hedges buffer the Valley Hunt Club from the world hurrying by on Orange Grove Boulevard, the busy Pasadena street known as Millionaire's Row before condos began displacing its deep-lawn mansions. No signs bordering the Valley Hunt grounds identify it by name. But staked beneath the hedges are discreet markers that label the property private.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 2004 | Paul Pringle, Times Staff Writer
Barber-neat hedges buffer the Valley Hunt Club from the world hurrying by on Orange Grove Boulevard, the busy Pasadena street known as Millionaire's Row before condos began displacing its deep-lawn mansions. No signs bordering the Valley Hunt grounds identify it by name. But staked beneath the hedges are discreet markers that label the property private.
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SPORTS
September 30, 1988
Louis R. Rowan of Pasadena, a prominent horseman, died Wednesday of a massive heart attack while playing tennis at the Valley Hunt Club. He was 77. An original inductee into the California Racing Hall of Fame last October, Rowan was a past president of the California Thoroughbred Breeders' Assn. He was also a founding member of the Oak Tree board and served on the board at Del Mar. Rowan's stable of horses included Galaxy Libra, Quicken Tree, Coursing, Curious Clover, Spinney and Mrs. Rabbit.
REAL ESTATE
February 17, 1985
Richard F. Panos was installed as president of the Pasadena & Foothill chapter of the American Institute of Architects at the group's annual dinner at the Valley Hunt Club in Pasadena. Installed with him were Richard M. Hennessy, vice president; John K. Grist, secretary, and Ray Zieglar, treasurer. New directors are Del Beckhart, Douglas Mooradian, James F. Cooke, Peter G. Kudrave and the immediate past president, Carl D. Gaede, along with Michael Stone, associate director.
MAGAZINE
January 1, 1989
' "Let's have a festival and tell the world about our paradise." ' BY JOE HENDRICKSON From "Tournament of Roses: The First 100 Years," by Joe Hendrickson, just published by The Knapp Press, Los Angeles . PASADENA'S Valley Hunt Club was a proper setting for the birth of the Tournament of Roses. A century ago, when Pasadena was a sleepy burg of 4,882 souls, Prof.
NEWS
June 1, 1992
Kennedy B. Galpin, former chairman of the board of international insurance brokerage Marsh & McLennan and a USC trustee, has died. He was 69. Galpin died Wednesday at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach after a short illness. He had homes in San Marino, Laguna Niguel and Indian Wells. A USC trustee since 1973, Galpin was also founding president of USC Associates, a fund-raising group for the university.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Kenneth O. Rhodes, 93, a lawyer and trustee of Scripps College in Claremont who thrice trekked the Himalayas, died of natural causes Tuesday at his Pasadena home, said his son, Ted. His involvement in the community was deliberate. "In 1948, I made a commitment to give one-third of my day to pro bono work -- work for the community," he told The Times in 1984. In 1984, Rhodes was named the nation's outstanding private university trustee by the Assn.
NEWS
December 14, 1994
Alyce Marie (Lisa) Williamson, the great-great-granddaughter of Times founder Harrison Gray Otis, has died at the age of 34. Miss Williamson died Sunday at her home in Pasadena, said her mother, Alyce Williamson, after "a courageous 21-month battle" against breast cancer. An artist in many media, Miss Williamson was identified early as a gifted child who began painting at the age of 3. As she grew up, she mastered fine line drawings, lithographs, ceramics and pottery as well as oil painting.
NEWS
June 25, 1992 | EDMUND NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With potential state revenue cuts hanging over the city like a sword, the City Council on Tuesday approved a tentative city budget of about $300 million for fiscal 1993. The budget, including $127.5 million for city departments, is riddled with "contingencies," potential cuts that will take effect if the state Legislature acts to reduce cities' shares of property taxes or motor vehicle license fees.
SPORTS
March 7, 1986
UC Irvine's Bruce Man Son Hing and Mike Cadigan won their first-round matches Thursday in the first round of the Southern California Intercollegiate Tennis Championships at the Valley Hunt Club in Pasadena. Man Son Hing defeated Grant Saacks of Pepperdine, 6-4, 6-3, for his sixth straight win. Cadigan defeated UCLA's Ken Diller, 1-6, 7-5, 6-1.
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