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Eli Broad

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  • Campaign contributions for Huizar and Molina

    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has raised far more than his main opponent, former County Supervisor Gloria Molina, in his bid for reelection. Here are the top contributors, including two independent campaign groups, through Friday: HUIZAR L....
  • Rivals take on Huizar over business interests, development decisions

    Rivals take on Huizar over business interests, development decisions
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar wasn't satisfied with L.A.'s strategy for bringing in big hotels. At a hearing last summer, Huizar said the city's policy analysts should get "more creative" in their approach to subsidizing projects around the...
  • Under the veil: L.A. reacts to the Broad museum's sneak peek

    Under the veil: L.A. reacts to the Broad museum's sneak peek
    Hundreds of people poured into downtown over the weekend for a one-day only sneak peek of the Broad museum, which is scheduled to open officially in September. Though Eli Broad's new museum has yet to be completed — there is still construction...
  • An in-progress look at the Broad museum

    An in-progress look at the Broad museum
    Architect Elizabeth Diller, dressed mostly in sober New York black, hard hat in hand, stood on the Grand Avenue sidewalk Friday morning in front of the Broad museum, which she designed with her New York firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and is set to open...
  • Troubled school districts need more than prizes

    Troubled school districts need more than prizes
    I once sat down at an education gathering and placed my orange-and-black computer bag with the lettering “Broad Prize for Urban Education” on the floor. Said the woman next to me, “That's the most highly coveted satchel in the room.&...
  • False assumptions underpin the Broad Foundation's prize for schools

    To the editor: Billionaire Eli Broad, whose foundation has suspended a $1-million prize for outstanding public school systems, has not realized the improvement in urban schools that he would like because his philanthropy has been based on a false...
  • Broad Foundation suspends $1-million prize for urban school districts

    Broad Foundation suspends $1-million prize for urban school districts
    Billionaire Eli Broad has suspended a coveted, $1-million prize to honor the best urban school systems out of concern that they are failing to improve quickly enough. And, associates say, he's no longer certain that he wants to reward traditional school...
  • Newest NFL-in-L.A. story would be groundbreaking, if ground was broken

    Newest NFL-in-L.A. story would be groundbreaking, if ground was broken
    This newspaper's latest scoop about St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke's plans to build a stadium in Inglewood would be considered groundbreaking football news but for two key missing ingredients. A shovel and a football. For nearly each of the 20...
  • Broad museum sets a Sept. 20 opening and a February sneak peek

    Broad museum sets a Sept. 20 opening and a February sneak peek
    The Broad museum will open Sept. 20 as the downtown showcase for Eli and Edythe Broad's contemporary art collection, the founding couple announced Thursday. As promised, admission will be free. But it'll cost $10 to get a one-day sneak preview Feb. 15....
  • L.A. city panel split over which group should study minimum wage

    A Los Angeles city panel that considered several outside companies before picking one to analyze two proposals to raise the minimum wage was divided on which firm had the best bid, according to documents released Tuesday. City officials released the...
  • The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs

    The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs
    Clyde Beswick is not your stereotypical art dealer. He is not into scene-making or air kissing or gray power suits. He's easy-going and personable, and you’re much more likely to find him in red flannel or bright gingham. He's the type of dealer who...