- Making News: Chevron/Texaco Buys Unocal
Two California-based oil companies announced a $16 billion merger today. Chevron Texaco of San Francisco will buy Unocal, the independent based in El Segundo. David Baker, who covers energy for the San Francisco Chronicle, has more.
- Reporter's Notebook: Andrea Rich Quits LACMA
Andrea Rich has abruptly resigned as head of LA County's Museum of Art. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky was one of those who said he was -shocked- by the departure of the woman credited with restoring financial stability to LACMA. Today's LA Times quotes Rich as explaining that struggles with board members played a role in her decision. Art collector, patron and LACMA board member Eli Broad has more on Rich's departure.
ChevronTexaco on Unocal purchase
Baker's (March, 2004) article on rumored ChevronTexaco/Unocal merger