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Michael D. Thomas of nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. has been named a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility Visionary by the Los Angeles Times. The publication highlighted prominent thought leaders in the California business community who prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion policies within their respective sectors. Michael is a principal in the firm’s Orange County, California office […]
Larry Lazaro Badajos – dedicated father, brother, uncle, and friend to many – passed away on December 2nd, 2022, at the age of 71 at his home in El Monte, California. Larry Badajos was born in El Centro, California, and proudly resided in El Monte, California. He graduated from Arroyo High School in El Monte, California, before attending community college […]
Warm New Year greetings for 2023, everyone! Hope you’re all doing well and progressing along your path. Craig Carpenter Downer was just very impressed with the article about the artist Joan Brown that appeared in the current issue of California. Since he has recently written a published a book that shows a similar copacetic view of life as Joan […]
Jate Samathivathanachai ’01 joined Foundery Innovations, an immunotherapeutics-focused venture fund and studio, as Chief Business Officer in December 2022. Foundery validates and develops early drug concepts to produce pre-IND candidate packages in collaboration with academic investigators that are spun-out into independent NewCos or out-licensed to industry partners for clinical development.
Devin Fei-Fan Tau (B.S., Business Administration, 1997), independent director and producer, is pleased to announce an option on the film rights to Jen L. Hanson’s (B.S. Mass Communications, 1994) speculative fiction novel, “Sensored Souls.” The sci-fi thriller, “The Gallery,” will be Tau’s fourth feature film, following the thriller-suspense “Half Sisters,” to be released in 2023. Go Bears!