Archive for January 15th, 2009

UPDATE: Motion Picture Home to Close Facilities…

Thursday, January 15th, 2009


MPTF phasing out Woodland Hills hospital


Motion Picture & Television Fund


Facility closure is a cost-cutting measure


By Carl DiOrio
Hollywood Reporter
Jan 14, 2009


Hollywood’s iconic retirement community in suburban Los Angeles will close its on-campus hospital by year’s end and lay off a third of its staff while boosting its community-based health services.

The Motion Picture & Television Fund said Wednesday that it is phasing out an acute-care hospital and long-term care facility at its Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills to cut operating losses that might otherwise bankrupt the facility. In 2006, the MPTF closed a critical-care unit at the hospital, also over money issues.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)


Margaret O’Brien’s Birthday…

Thursday, January 15th, 2009


Margaret O’Brien


Margaret O'Brien


January 15, 1937, San Diego, California