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Eli Broad

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  • Gov. Jerry Brown keeps collecting campaign donations

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown’s campaign account continues to swell with new donations, even though he hasn’t officially said whether he’ll run for reelection next year. A new report filed with the state by his campaign committee...
  • The shame of secret political donors

    Thanks to the tenacity of the Fair Political Practices Commission, the names are now dribbling out of the campaign donors who secretly supported an anti-union measure and opposed a desperately needed tax increase on last year's California ballot. As one...
  • The feisty legacy of L.A. school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte

    The feisty legacy of L.A. school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte
    Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte was for the last several years on the losing side of the Los Angeles Unified school board. Her strong alliance with United Teachers Los Angeles and her dislike of most charter schools and of various reform efforts were at...
  • Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte

     Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte
    The Los Angeles Unified school board has barely had time to mourn the loss of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte; now it must decide how best to fill her seat. LaMotte, a school board member since 2003, died last week at an education conference in San Diego....
  • Smithsonian, national monuments set to reopen as shutdown ends

    The Smithsonian museums and national monuments will begin reopening Thursday as the federal government resumes operations after a late-night Wednesday congressional deal to end the 16-day shutdown. On its website, the Smithsonian said all of its museums...
  • Broad makes key donation to L.A. arts high school

    Broad makes key donation to L.A. arts high school
    Philanthropist Eli Broad has donated $250,000 to the downtown arts high school, officially signaling his influential approval for a high-profile, high-cost campus that has struggled to win civic support since opening in 2009. The gift is a significant...
  • MOCA and director Jeffrey Deitch as an oil-and-water mix

     MOCA and director Jeffrey Deitch as an oil-and-water mix
    The imminent departure of Jeffrey Deitch from the directorship of the Museum of Contemporary Art after three short years was never really a question of "if" but only "when." The arrangement was bound to fail. Rumors about the impending exit have swirled...
  • Jeffrey Deitch's imminent MOCA exit comes amid rocky tenure

    Jeffrey Deitch's imminent MOCA exit comes amid rocky tenure
    When New York gallery owner Jeffrey Deitch was introduced as the new director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art in 2010, he talked about what he hoped to accomplish by his third anniversary on the job. He cited superb exhibitions, a steady...
  • New York City principal to head downtown L.A. arts high school

    New York City principal to head downtown L.A. arts high school
    The third time was the charm in efforts to land a high-profile New York City educator to head the $232-million downtown arts high school. Or was it the fourth time? Kim Bruno, longtime head of the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing...
  • List unmasks secret donors to California initiative campaigns

    This post has been corrected and updated. A state investigation into a network of nonprofit groups that funneled $11 million into initiative campaigns in California last year has revealed the identities of dozens of previously hidden donors to the...
  • L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy may leave in coming months

     L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy may leave in coming months
    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy, who has led the nation's second-largest school system since 2011, has told some top district officials that he could be leaving in coming months. Deasy declined to discuss his intentions Thursday evening, saying...