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October 8, 2002 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A political organization that has endorsed Republican Bill Simon Jr.'s gubernatorial candidacy charged Monday that it gave a $10,000 donation to Gov. Gray Davis in his Capitol office four years ago, while he was lieutenant governor. It's an allegation that, if true, would amount to a misdemeanor for both Davis and the contributor.
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October 10, 2002 | MICHAEL FINNEGAN and DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The gubernatorial campaign of Bill Simon Jr. has paid at least $444,000 to organizations closely tied to the group that falsely accused Gov. Gray Davis of illegal fund-raising, state records show. The payments--a relatively large sum for a campaign barely able to sustain television advertising--reflect the high value that Simon has placed on support of the group COPS, the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs.
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April 26, 1990 | CATHLEEN DECKER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Dianne Feinstein invoked the ghosts of the Hillside Strangler victims against John K. Van de Kamp on Wednesday, describing the torture deaths in the most graphic terms she has used to date and charging that "any vigorous prosecutor" would have pressed ahead when Van de Kamp decided not to prosecute one of the killers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 8, 2002 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A political organization that has endorsed Republican Bill Simon Jr.'s gubernatorial candidacy charged Monday that it gave a $10,000 donation to Gov. Gray Davis in his Capitol office four years ago, while he was lieutenant governor. It's an allegation that, if true, would amount to a misdemeanor for both Davis and the contributor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 2002 | MICHAEL FINNEGAN and DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The gubernatorial campaign of Bill Simon Jr. has paid at least $444,000 to organizations closely tied to the group that falsely accused Gov. Gray Davis of illegal fund-raising, state records show. The payments--a relatively large sum for a campaign barely able to sustain television advertising--reflect the high value that Simon has placed on support of the group COPS, the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1990 | LUCY CHABOT
The California Council of Police and Sheriffs on Tuesday denounced the nickel-a-drink tax increase proposed on the Nov. 6 ballot, saying Proposition 134 would not fulfill its promises. Up to three-fourths of the tax revenue earmarked for law enforcement could go instead to unrelated programs, the council said.
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May 16, 1986
An organization that represents 6,500 law enforcement officers in the state has unanimously endorsed Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley for governor. Al Angele, spokesman for the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs, said the group supports Bradley because Gov. George Deukmejian has opposed measures that affected hours, wages and working conditions for rank-and-file officers. Bradley, a Los Angeles police officer before entering politics, said he was "proud" to receive the endorsement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1996
Pasadena Assemblyman Bill Hoge, facing a tough challenge for his 44th District seat from former college president Jack Scott, is calling himself "the crime fighters' candidate." And to emphasize that in a campaign mailer to constituents last weekend, he basked in the endorsement of the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs. But Hoge never had that law enforcement organization's endorsement. The group actually endorsed his opponent.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1992
Assemblywoman Cathie Wright and former Assemblywoman Marian W. La Follette have been endorsed by various law enforcement organizations in their contest for the 19th state Senate District seat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1992 | CARLOS V. LOZANO
Assemblywoman Cathie Wright has been endorsed by several statewide law enforcement organizations in her bid for the 19th state Senate District seat. Among the groups supporting Wright (R-Simi Valley) are the California Assn. of Highway Patrolmen, the Marshal's Assn. of California, the California Correctional Peace Officers Assn., the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs and the Los Angeles Unified School District Police Officers Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1990 | LUCY CHABOT
The California Council of Police and Sheriffs on Tuesday denounced the nickel-a-drink tax increase proposed on the Nov. 6 ballot, saying Proposition 134 would not fulfill its promises. Up to three-fourths of the tax revenue earmarked for law enforcement could go instead to unrelated programs, the council said.
NEWS
April 26, 1990 | CATHLEEN DECKER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Dianne Feinstein invoked the ghosts of the Hillside Strangler victims against John K. Van de Kamp on Wednesday, describing the torture deaths in the most graphic terms she has used to date and charging that "any vigorous prosecutor" would have pressed ahead when Van de Kamp decided not to prosecute one of the killers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 2000
District attorney candidate Steve Cooley picked up another law enforcement endorsement Tuesday when COPS, the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs, announced that it had thrown its support behind him. COPS previously had endorsed incumbent Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti, but withdrew that support in May, saying its members wanted to take another look at the two candidates.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1986
The Burbank Police Officers Assn. on Tuesday announced its opposition to the endorsement of Mayor Tom Bradley's bid for governor by its state affiliate, the California Organization of Police and Sheriffs. Len Doran, president of the Burbank group, said a "large majority" of the 133-member union voted to oppose the state organization's endorsement because Bradley refused to take a position on the confirmation of California Chief Justice Rose Elizabeth Bird.
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