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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 1997 | STEVE CARNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Congressional Democrats will unleash a flood of interviews today on behalf of Rep. Loretta Sanchez to pressure the House committee investigating her election and to remind voters the probe is still going on. Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) defeated nine-term incumbent Robert K. Dornan last fall by 984 votes. For the last 10 months, the House Oversight Committee has investigated Dornan's claims that the election was decided by noncitizens who illegally registered to vote.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1985
While the Coalition for Clean Air applauds the recently reported effort by our California congressional delegation to work out an agreement which will protect much of California's offshore waters from new oil development until the year 2000, we strongly oppose production on many of the 150 tracts released to industry as part of that deal. Production on those tracts in Southern California (22 in Santa Monica Bay, 5 in Oceanside, 4 in Long Beach and 6 in Newport Beach) will have a negative impact on air quality in Los Angeles unless the strongest air pollution controls are required by the federal government.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 2004 | Gregg Jones, Times Staff Writer
California needs to emphasize the favorable locations and other advantages of the state's military bases as it seeks to stave off another round of Pentagon cuts next year, local officials and community leaders told state lawmakers Wednesday.
OPINION
May 29, 2009 | Jack Cheevers, Jack Cheevers is an Oakland writer finishing "Act of War," a book about North Korea's capture of the U.S. Navy spy ship Pueblo in 1968.
It's never pleasant watching politicians try to manipulate history. Whether it's an ex-president blocking release of incriminating White House tapes, the Russian government closing a KGB archive to foreign researchers or Japanese officials forcing a school textbook author to excise references to World War II-era atrocities, the public's ability to learn the truth about historic events is hobbled. The imminent removal from the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1996
Lawmakers haggling over transportation funding on Capitol Hill have removed the money that had been earmarked for the Alameda Corridor route between the San Pedro harbor complex and downtown Los Angeles' rail hub, but city officials and supporters in Washington insisted Thursday the project was not in jeopardy. Sen. Robert D. Byrd (D-W.Va.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 1994 | KAY HWANGBO
A bill that would give earthquake victims a big tax break has passed the state Legislature and now goes to the governor. The bill, SB 561, would allow victims of the Jan. 17 temblor to deduct all uninsured losses exceeding $100 on their state income taxes. Supporters say the bill would provide tax relief to thousands of Southern Californians who are struggling to repair or rebuild homes damaged by last January's disaster. State Sen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 1992 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
The House of Representatives approved a one-year extension Thursday to a moratorium on offshore oil leasing, including tracts in waters off Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The extension, approved as part of a spending package for the federal Interior Department, bars the department from planning or executing oil leases in coastal waters until at least Oct. 1, 1993.
BUSINESS
January 7, 1992 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Labor unions representing workers at McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics said Monday that they have formed a committee to block McDonnell's proposed sale of a 40% stake in its commercial aircraft business to a Taiwanese group for $2 billion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 1988
Attempting to save about 1,000 jobs at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, the county Board of Supervisors is urging the Navy to assign the cruiser Halsey to the shipyard for overhaul in 1989. The supervisors voted also to request support from Gov. George Deukmejian and California's congressional delegation in the lobbying effort.
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