The Right Honorable Baroness Margaret Thatcher, OM, FRS, Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom, spoke to Town Hall on March 27, 1993. Her speech, "The Fate of Nations," discussed the most important lessons of Western history, and how they might be applied in the future.
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Dr. John C. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, spoke to Town Hall Los Angeles on “The Economy and the Federal Reserve: Real Progress, but Too Soon to Relax.” The April 3, 2013 speech drew wide attention.
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Some might view LA’s water challenges as someone else’s problem to manage.
In his bestselling book The Big Thirst, Charles Fishman noted decades of reliable water in America have allowed us to forget how the system works and why it’s important. “The brilliant invisibility of our water system has become its most significant vulnerability.”
There are a million ways to look at one’s life but I have always found it useful to have an organizing theory for my decisions. During my PhD studies, I had a suite-mate whose mantra was: “It seemed like a good idea at the time.” Although I admired his spontaneity, that’s not the way I roll. For me, repotting is a central theme. In a long and fascinating (to me) career, I recognize when opportunities can be seized if I am willing to transfer my roots to a larger pot.
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Los Angeles, CA – Wednesday, April 4, 2012 – Melanie Lundquist, Philanthropist and Co-founder of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools will discuss "Philanthropy: A New Model" with Town Hall Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Angelenos will have an opportunity to meet Lundquist at a networking reception before the event.
Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, March 8, 2012 – “Dry Winter?
Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, January 5, 2011 – Los Angeles City mayoral candidate Austin Beutner will deliver his first public address on job creation and economic development “Los Angeles: Back to Work,” to Town Hall Los Angeles on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA – Wednesday, November 30, 2011 – “Palliative Care: Facing Tough Choices,” is the topic of a panel discussion presented by Town Hall Los Angeles on Thursday, December 8, 2011, at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica. Angelenos will have an opportunity to ask questions and receive updated information on this personal and universal topic.
Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, October 27, 2011 – Liam E. McGee, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, The Hartford, will deliver the address “American Small Businesses: Confidence in Our Future” to Town Hall Los Angeles on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA – Monday, October 24, 2011 –The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, US Senator - California (D) will discuss jobs, the economy, and other national and global issues with Town Hall Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. This event is presented in partnership with the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC).
Los Angeles, CA – Tuesday, September 27, 2011 – Peter S. Lowy, Chief Executive Officer, Westfield Group, will address the topic “California (Still) the Land of Economic Opportunity?” with Town Hall Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA – Friday, September 16, 2011 – The Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, will present the address “Transportation in Los Angeles: Creating Jobs, Cultivating Sustainability, and Changing Attitudes,” before Town Hall Los Angeles on Tuesday, September 27th at the Los Angeles Marriott Downtown.