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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1998 | TOM BECKER
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Mission Hills) will discuss the importance of "fast-track" legislation to the American economy and its impact on future international trade agreements at Thursday's meeting of the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn. VICA officials said one of the goals of the meeting is to actually define what "fast-track" means--giving the president of the United States the ability to develop trade agreements that would ideally create opportunities for American businesses in world markets.
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NEWS
April 5, 1992
In recent years, Mets broadcaster Ralph Kiner has inadvertently renamed several players as well as songs, actors and at least one country.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 2001
Re "The Politics of Pusillanimity in the Valley," Commentary, Oct. 7: I don't care what Frank del Olmo thinks. But I take exception when he degrades the memory of Cesar Chavez. Chavez's lifelong crusade, which continues today through the efforts of his union, the United Farm Workers of America, is dedicated to fighting for adequate working conditions and a living wage for workers in the fields who do the backbreaking job of picking the crops that ultimately feed the world. Far from being irrelevant, the UFW is a strong and respected voice in the halls of Congress and Sacramento, pressing for justice for all people, for Latinos and Anglos, for legal immigrants and the exploited.
MAGAZINE
June 18, 2000 | LESLEE KOMAIKO
Stan Berman and his wife, Ina, started buying Lalique and Baccarat crystal 25 years ago, mostly on trips to Paris. "We have just a few pieces that are really super," says Berman, owner of the UCLA hangout Stan's Corner Donut Shoppe in Westwood Village. His prized possession is a Lalique "Trophy," a glass ice skater inspired by Katarina Witt. "It's an abstract," he notes. The "Trophy" sits on a living room table, surrounded by small crystal animals, including an elephant and a frog.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 18, 1993
Shelly Berman is the rare stand-up comic who, like Robin Williams, has graduated from club monologues to character actor. His craftsmanship is vividly on point at the Court Theatre in "Love, Dreams & Lost Uncles," an otherwise opaque sitcom. Berman portrays an old world schatchen, a traditional matchmaker hired by a good boy to find the perfect Miss Jewish American Princess. Berman's pauses speak volumes, but playwright Skip Usen regrettably keeps the matchmaker off-stage for most of the comedy.
NEWS
November 13, 1993
Marc Berman, 39, playwright, Variety columnist and AIDS activist. A native of Ohio who was educated at Boston University, Berman began his career as an actor in regional theater and went on to write such critically acclaimed plays as "The Wolf Patrol," "River Downs" and "The Day Andy Warhol Got Shot." He moved to Los Angeles in 1986 as West Coast bureau chief for TWICE magazine, an acronym for This Week in Consumer Electronics.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1985 | BILL BOYARSKY, Times City-County Bureau Chief
After putting Mayor Tom Bradley on hold for more than a month, the Westside's Berman-Waxman political organization plans to endorse him today, The Times has learned. Sources said Reps. Howard Berman (D-Studio City) and Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles) will announce their backing of the mayor, who is running for a fourth term against Councilman John Ferraro. The announcement is expected to be another plus for the mayor, already heavily favored over Ferraro.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 31, 1998
Re "Godinez's Bid for Berman Seat a Study in Contrasts," May 17. [Howard] Berman's comment that the community supports him because of what he is doing for the district does not ring true. If Berman ever drove down Van Nuys Boulevard or Woodman Avenue, he should be embarrassed by the blight and empty storefronts. . . . Maybe Berman should have kept his residence in Washington . . . . Since moving to Sherman Oaks and now to Valley Village, the district has continued to deteriorate. Another example is the Burbank Airport.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1994 | GEOFFREY MOHAN
Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) on Friday pledged to push Congress to grant income tax relief to Los Angeles residents whose damages from the Northridge earthquake aren't high enough to be deducted from their federal income taxes. Berman told a meeting of the San Fernando Chamber of Commerce that a bill he introduced this month would remove a restriction on deductible casualty losses, which now must exceed 10% of a taxpayer's adjusted gross income before they can be subtracted.
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August 12, 1993 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) came to Blythe Street Wednesday, and for about two hours one of the city's most notorious neighborhoods had plenty of police officers, a sharply diminished fear of random violence and scores of fresh ideas about how to turn the area around.
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