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March 16, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Former New York Mayor David N. Dinkins and two congressmen were among 14 people arrested as they protested last month's fatal police shooting of an unarmed West African immigrant. Reps. Charles B. Rangel and Gregory Meeks, both Democrats, as well as the Rev. Al Sharpton, were part of those arrested at police headquarters and charged with criminal trespass. Police fired 41 shots at Amadou Diallo on Feb. 4, hitting him 19 times.
June 2, 1997
Della M. Harris, of Oxnard, died Thursday in a local hospital. She was 60. Harris was born July 18, 1936, in Santa Paula, and attended school there. The lifelong Ventura County resident was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Charles B. Harris, and her mother, Socoro Blanco of Oxnard. Arrangements are under the direction of James A. Reardon Mortuary, Oxnard.
September 11, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
The head of the House tax-writing committee admitted that he owes about $5,000 to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to report income. Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), 78, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, insisted he had made innocent errors of omission, not acts of deliberate deception or greed. The errors, he said, would be corrected in amended filings to the IRS and Congress.
November 12, 1985
Veteran Oak Communications President Charles B. Radloff has resigned "to pursue other business interests," the company said Monday. Rancho Bernardo-based Oak Industries, parent of Oak Communications, has been trying to sell its communications subsidiary for several months as part of a reorganization and scaling back of operations. Radloff could not be reached for comment. Replacing Radloff is John P. Donohue, who since 1982 has been vice president of manufacturing for Oak Communications.
January 29, 1987
Pepperdine University has dedicated the $10.5-million Charles B. Thornton Administrative Center, the first major construction project of the school's $100-million "Wave of Excellence" fund-raising campaign. The four-story building, named for the late founder of Litton Industries, will house more than 300 administrators and staff members from all four of Pepperdine's divisions--academic, business, student and university affairs.
December 12, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A retired FBI agent with 30 years of experience investigating organized crime is the new cop on the City Hall ethics beat. Charles B. Walker has been appointed executive director of the new San Diego Ethics Commission, which was created this year after a city councilwoman pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor campaign violations and was forced to resign. Walker, who earns $90,000 at his new post, reports to a seven-member commission.
September 19, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
The House rejected a Republican-led bid to force Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.) to give up his chairmanship of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee while the ethics committee reviews his financial and tax records. The proposal failed, 226-176. Issues include Rangel's failure to report $75,000 in rental income and his use of a rent-controlled apartment as a campaign office. Rangel, 78, denies intentional wrongdoing.
January 30, 2000 | DAN BAGOTT, Tarzana resident and history buff Dan Bagott is a retired journalist and publicist
"Hello, honey? I'm stuck here on the bleeping 405." "Elroy, they can take this bleeping 101 and bleep it." "Bleep Ventura Boulevard! Isn't there some way we can get our bleeping bleeps outta this bleeping mess?" * * * * Ah, the wails of San Fernando Valley gridlocked motorists! And based on the predicted population growth in the area, the crescendo of profanity rising from our choked and teeming thoroughfares may soon become deafening. There's a touch of irony here too.
December 19, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
The Davis administration and the California State University system announced today a program to reduce the negative impact of alcohol on Cal State campuses. At a news conference at Cal State Sacramento, Business, Transportation and Housing Secretary Maria Contreras-Sweet announced a $1.57-million federal grant to deal with alcohol abuse at Cal State campuses. Cal State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed called alcohol abuse by university students "the No. 1 problem on university campuses."
October 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A small airplane crashed in a dense forest a mile short of the runway at Martha's Vineyard Airport in Edgartown, Mass., killing a former New Jersey legislator and three members of his family. Police said air traffic controllers lost contact with the 1977 Mitsubishi twin-engine turboprop on its final approach late Friday. Moments earlier, pilot Charles B.
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