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February 21, 1992 | RICH CONNELL and LAURIE BECKLUND, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A blue-ribbon panel pivotal to the highly charged selection of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates' successor was announced Thursday, reflecting a mix of law enforcement experience, cultural diversity and political activism. The committee will conduct interviews and produce a final list of six candidates to lead the embattled Police Department through a critical period of change after the Rodney G. King controversy.
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July 15, 2009 | Jean Merl
State Board of Equalization member Judy Chu, who forged multiethnic coalitions during more than two decades in public office, was winning Tuesday's special election to the San Gabriel Valley-based 32nd Congressional District as returns were being tallied. If Chu's wide lead in early returns holds up as expected, she will become the first Chinese American woman elected to Congress, according to the Office of the House Historian and the Congressional Research Service.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 2009 | Jean Merl
Voters in the San Gabriel Valley-based 32nd Congressional District will choose a new representative in a special runoff election Tuesday. Board of Equalization member Judy Chu, 56, a Chinese American, is the heavy favorite in the strongly Democratic, largely Latino district. She parlayed strong roots in local communities, support from labor and a broad multiethnic coalition into a hard-fought primary victory in May.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 2009 | Jean Merl
Voters in the San Gabriel Valley-based 32nd Congressional District will choose a new representative in a special runoff election Tuesday. Board of Equalization member Judy Chu, 56, a Chinese American, is the heavy favorite in the strongly Democratic, largely Latino district. She parlayed strong roots in local communities, support from labor and a broad multiethnic coalition into a hard-fought primary victory in May.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 2009 | Jean Merl
State Board of Equalization member Judy Chu, who forged multiethnic coalitions during more than two decades in public office, was winning Tuesday's special election to the San Gabriel Valley-based 32nd Congressional District as returns were being tallied. If Chu's wide lead in early returns holds up as expected, she will become the first Chinese American woman elected to Congress, according to the Office of the House Historian and the Congressional Research Service.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 2009 | Jean Merl
In the final weeks before the special election to fill the San Gabriel Valley-based 32nd Congressional District seat, Judy Chu, the heavily favored Democrat, is confident enough to have moved into smaller campaign headquarters. Her Republican opponent and cousin by marriage, Betty Tom Chu, determined to make a strong bid despite long odds, has opened a campaign office for the first time since entering the race April 6. And the Libertarian in the three-way runoff, Christopher M.
NEWS
July 15, 1992
The annual Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) Leadership Awards dinner will be held Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles at the Broadway Plaza, 711 S. Hope St. Betty Tom Chu, the first Chinese-American woman admitted to the California State Bar, and Visual Communications, the first Asian Pacific American media center, will be among the honorees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 2009 | Carla Hall
What's in a name? Just about everything, it turns out, in the 32nd Congressional District. Democrat Judy Chu and Republican Betty Chu, along with Libertarian Christopher M. Agrella, rose out of a field of 12 in Tuesday's election to advance to a July runoff. Judy Chu's campaign consultant, Parke Skelton, calls it "the Chu-Chu runoff." Judy, who outpolled Democratic state Sen. Gil Cedillo and six other party members, is considered the heavy favorite, given the district's strong Democratic tilt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 2009 | Jean Merl
A campaign that made the most of Judy Chu's strong ties to the San Gabriel Valley, her skills as a coalition-builder and her support from organized labor is credited with propelling her to the front of a crowded field in Tuesday's hot race for the vacant 32nd Congressional District seat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2009 | Jean Merl
State Board of Equalization Vice Chairwoman Judy Chu jumped to the lead Tuesday night in her bid for the open 32nd Congressional District seat, running well ahead of fellow Democrat state Sen. Gil Cedillo but falling short of the majority needed to avoid a runoff. Political newcomer Emanuel Pleitez, who surprised politics watchers with his significant fundraising and campaign of personal contacts and energetic volunteers, was running a strong third.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 2009 | Jean Merl
In the final weeks before the special election to fill the San Gabriel Valley-based 32nd Congressional District seat, Judy Chu, the heavily favored Democrat, is confident enough to have moved into smaller campaign headquarters. Her Republican opponent and cousin by marriage, Betty Tom Chu, determined to make a strong bid despite long odds, has opened a campaign office for the first time since entering the race April 6. And the Libertarian in the three-way runoff, Christopher M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1992 | RICH CONNELL and LAURIE BECKLUND, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A blue-ribbon panel pivotal to the highly charged selection of Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates' successor was announced Thursday, reflecting a mix of law enforcement experience, cultural diversity and political activism. The committee will conduct interviews and produce a final list of six candidates to lead the embattled Police Department through a critical period of change after the Rodney G. King controversy.
NEWS
January 13, 1996 | BILL STALL, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
The California Constitution Revision Commission, beginning the final draft of a dramatic overhaul of the state Constitution, struggled Friday to fashion a radically new form of local government. The commission's plan, if approved by the Legislature this spring, would go to California voters for approval in the November general election. It would be the most ambitious revision of the Constitution since its adoption in 1879.
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