The New Establishment

When I posted in the Morning Buzz about Rick Orlov's story on the relatively new Los Angeles Civic Alliance, the members' names had not yet been included on the Daily News website. Now they are. Participants include — in addition to former Secretary of State Warren Christopher and George Kieffer of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips — media types Matthew Toledo of the L.A. Business Journal, Geoffrey Cowan of the Annenberg School of Communications at USC and Monica Lozano of La Opinión. Two decades ago you would have seen Otis Chandler or someone else from the Times on any list of influential downtown movers and shakers. No more. For posterity, I've listed them all after the jump (fixing the DN's typos.)

# Edward Avila, Project Restore.
# Elise Buik, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Los Angeles.
# Warren Christopher, partner, O'Melveny and Myers.
# Geoffrey Cowan, dean of Annenberg School of Communications.
# David Fleming, Latham and Watkins.
# Ronald Gastelum, President, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
# Jay M. Gellart, president and CEO, Health Net Inc.
# Russell Goldsmith, president and CEO, City National Bank.
# Rusty Hammer, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
# Antonia Hernandez, presdnet and CEO, California Community Foundatin.
# Irene Hirano, president of Japanese American National Museum.
# George Kieffer, Manatt, Phelps and Phillips.
# Stewart Kwoh, president and executive director, Asian Pacific American Legal Center.
# Monica Lozano, publisher of La Opinión.
# John Mack, present of L.A. Police Commission.
# Lynne Pike, president, California Bank of America.
# Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO, Cedars-Sinai Health Systems.
# Robert K. Ross, president and CEO, The California Endowment.
# John Semcken, Majestic Realty.
# Robert Simonds, the Robert Simonds Co.
# Steven Soboroff, Playa Vista.
# Matthew Toledo, president-publisher, Los Angeles Busienss Journal.
# Liza White, president, League of Women Voters of Los Angeles.

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