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Eli Broad

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  • L.A. Unified hires Rory Pullens as new head of arts education

    The leader of one of the nation's top arts high schools has accepted the job of leading arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive at the Duke Ellington School of the...
  • Alex Johnson dominates fundraising in L.A. school board election

    Alex Johnson dominates fundraising in L.A. school board election
    A relative newcomer to the city education scene has dominated fundraising and spending in the race for an open seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education. Through May 17, Alex Johnson, the senior education aide to county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas,...
  • Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala

    Diana Ross, Pharrell help MOCA mark 'new era' at star-filled gala
    Diana Ross, in a ruffled crimson dress layered with sparkles, strutted across the stage Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art's gala, belting out the lyrics to a classic tune that had particular resonance: “Did you think I’d...
  • Groups pour $20 million into TV, print ads for California primary

    As the June 3 primary election draws near, business interests, labor groups, environmentalists and wealthy individuals have poured more than $20 million into television and radio commercials, mail ads and other campaign aid for their preferred...
  • A local approach to bigger paychecks

    Many cities are pricey places to live. Acknowledging that reality, a growing number of cities have adopted higher minimum-wage standards than those set by the federal and state governments. San Francisco is on that list, as are San Jose, Seattle (where...
  • Past Republican donors rebuffing GOP candidates to back Jerry Brown

    Past Republican donors rebuffing GOP candidates to back Jerry Brown
    With Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown expected to romp to reelection this year against little-known rivals, many donors who gave Republican candidates more than $37 million in the last gubernatorial contest are now keeping their hands in their pockets. But...
  • Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease

    Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay more than $36 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a 55-year lease on the former May Co. department store building and adjacent land where the academy plans to build a movie museum...
  • The Broad Foundation's Bruce Reed on education reform, teachers and charters

    The Broad Foundation's Bruce Reed on education reform, teachers and charters
    The Broad Foundation's education initiatives began 15 years ago, but the organization is just now getting its first president, and his surname isn't Broad. Bruce Reed is tasked with minding the foundation's investments and its work on K-12 reform, which...
  • Pharrell Williams, Jeremy Scott and others bring A-game to MOCA gala

    Pharrell Williams, Jeremy Scott and others bring A-game to MOCA gala
    Pharrell Williams and Vivi Nevo sporting the same Vivienne Westwood Mountain hat. Socialite Joy Venturini Bianchi in a wonderfully wild Tom Ford zebra gown with a bristly mane. And designer Jeremy Scott playing the haute Chippendale dancer in a Moschino...
  • Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction

    Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction
    Two Andy Warhol works of art -- including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe -- sold Tuesday for more than $100 million combined at a Christie's New York auction, a sale of postwar and contemporary art that brought in a hefty total of $744.9 million. Warhol's...
  • Attention-shy Democratic donor Fred Eychaner opens up

    Attention-shy Democratic donor Fred Eychaner opens up
    Leading up to the 2012 election, Chicagoan Fred Eychaner contributed $14 million to Democratic super PACs, including $4.5 million to the pro-Obama Priorities USA Action, making him the top individual Democratic campaign donor of that cycle. The openly...