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February 8, 1989 | GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
Carl D. Covitz, undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Reagan Administration, was appointed Tuesday by Mayor Tom Bradley to head the Los Angeles City Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. Bradley chose Covitz, 49, to replace former Chairman Alvin Greene, who was forced to resign in December after he missed commission meetings for six months.
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October 21, 1993 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Pete Wilson on Wednesday named to a government watchdog commission a former top Administration official who was pressured to resign after being accused of abusing his official powers. Carl Covitz, who for two years was Wilson's secretary for business, transportation and housing, will join the Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy, commonly known as the Little Hoover Commission.
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May 24, 1992 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Superior Court judge has made public a confidential report that a top Wilson Administration official used as the basis for reprimanding the head of the California Highway Highway Patrol for interceding in traffic citations issued to the commissioner's daughter. The report resulted from an investigation ordered by Carl D. Covitz, a member of Gov. Pete Wilson's Cabinet, into allegations of possible misconduct by CHP Commissioner Maurice Hannigan.
NEWS
December 17, 1992 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Carl Covitz, whose grandiose style of management offended high officials and some legislators, submitted his resignation Wednesday as Gov. Pete Wilson's secretary of business, transportation and housing. Administration sources stressed that in spite of a two-year-long series of embarrassments caused by Covitz, a millionaire Beverly Hills real estate developer, his resignation was not sought by Wilson. "This is a voluntary departure," said a Covitz assistant, who asked not to be identified.
NEWS
December 20, 1990 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying California faces new challenges at a time of "economic downturn," Gov.-elect Pete Wilson on Wednesday named a Los Angeles-area home builder to be his secretary for business, transportation and housing. Carl D. Covitz, 51, president and owner of Landmark Communities Inc. of Beverly Hills, described himself as a "product of the California dream" and said he hoped to keep that dream alive by expanding business opportunities in the state.
NEWS
September 5, 1991 | VIRGINIA ELLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under heavy grilling at a Senate confirmation hearing, Gov. Pete Wilson's new secretary of business, transportation and housing acknowledged Wednesday that he is regularly chauffeured by California Highway Patrol officers but defended the practice as necessary to his job.
NEWS
October 21, 1993 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Pete Wilson on Wednesday named to a government watchdog commission a former top Administration official who was pressured to resign after being accused of abusing his official powers. Carl Covitz, who for two years was Wilson's secretary for business, transportation and housing, will join the Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy, commonly known as the Little Hoover Commission.
NEWS
September 15, 1991 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate on Saturday unanimously approved Gov. Pete Wilson's appointment of Carl Covitz, a former Reagan Administration official, as secretary of business, transportation and housing. Covitz's confirmation had been delayed for a week by Senate Democrats in an apparent attempt to hold the nomination hostage against a possible veto by the Republican governor of the proposed legislative reapportionment plans.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1989
The Los Angeles City Council peppered former high-ranking federal housing official Carl Covitz with sharp questions Friday before confirming his appointment to the board that oversees the city's troubled housing projects. The council voted 14 to 0 to confirm Mayor Tom Bradley's appointment of Covitz, 49, a real estate developer and former undersecretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NEWS
September 6, 1991 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Carl Covitz, Gov. Pete Wilson's Cabinet secretary of business, transportation and housing, received a stern warning to shape up his agency's performance Thursday, but still won unanimous approval for his confirmation from the Senate Rules Committee.
NEWS
May 24, 1992 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Superior Court judge has made public a confidential report that a top Wilson Administration official used as the basis for reprimanding the head of the California Highway Highway Patrol for interceding in traffic citations issued to the commissioner's daughter. The report resulted from an investigation ordered by Carl D. Covitz, a member of Gov. Pete Wilson's Cabinet, into allegations of possible misconduct by CHP Commissioner Maurice Hannigan.
NEWS
September 15, 1991 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate on Saturday unanimously approved Gov. Pete Wilson's appointment of Carl Covitz, a former Reagan Administration official, as secretary of business, transportation and housing. Covitz's confirmation had been delayed for a week by Senate Democrats in an apparent attempt to hold the nomination hostage against a possible veto by the Republican governor of the proposed legislative reapportionment plans.
NEWS
September 6, 1991 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Carl Covitz, Gov. Pete Wilson's Cabinet secretary of business, transportation and housing, received a stern warning to shape up his agency's performance Thursday, but still won unanimous approval for his confirmation from the Senate Rules Committee.
NEWS
September 5, 1991 | VIRGINIA ELLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under heavy grilling at a Senate confirmation hearing, Gov. Pete Wilson's new secretary of business, transportation and housing acknowledged Wednesday that he is regularly chauffeured by California Highway Patrol officers but defended the practice as necessary to his job.
NEWS
December 20, 1990 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying California faces new challenges at a time of "economic downturn," Gov.-elect Pete Wilson on Wednesday named a Los Angeles-area home builder to be his secretary for business, transportation and housing. Carl D. Covitz, 51, president and owner of Landmark Communities Inc. of Beverly Hills, described himself as a "product of the California dream" and said he hoped to keep that dream alive by expanding business opportunities in the state.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1989
The Los Angeles City Council peppered former high-ranking federal housing official Carl Covitz with sharp questions Friday before confirming his appointment to the board that oversees the city's troubled housing projects. The council voted 14 to 0 to confirm Mayor Tom Bradley's appointment of Covitz, 49, a real estate developer and former undersecretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NEWS
December 17, 1992 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Carl Covitz, whose grandiose style of management offended high officials and some legislators, submitted his resignation Wednesday as Gov. Pete Wilson's secretary of business, transportation and housing. Administration sources stressed that in spite of a two-year-long series of embarrassments caused by Covitz, a millionaire Beverly Hills real estate developer, his resignation was not sought by Wilson. "This is a voluntary departure," said a Covitz assistant, who asked not to be identified.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1987 | Associated Press
President Reagan will nominate Carl D. Covitz to be undersecretary of housing and urban development, the White House announced Tuesday. Covitz is president of Landmark Communities Inc. of Beverly Hills.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1989 | GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
Carl D. Covitz, undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Reagan Administration, was appointed Tuesday by Mayor Tom Bradley to head the Los Angeles City Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. Bradley chose Covitz, 49, to replace former Chairman Alvin Greene, who was forced to resign in December after he missed commission meetings for six months.
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