March 16, 1999 |
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.
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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.
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.
September 11, 2008 |
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.
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December 12, 2001 |
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 18, 1986
Nine other people were charged along with Warner, a former ambassador to Switzerland, with violating anti-fraud provisions of federal securities laws. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., stems from the collapse in March, 1985, of ESM Government Securities, a Florida-based securities company. Also named as defendants in the suit by the Securities and Exchange Commission were Ronnie R. Ewton, George G. Mead, Nicholas B. Wallace, Charles B. Streicher, Thomas F.
July 1, 2009 |
Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California has been a short, bald, decidedly mustached congressman from Los Angeles' Westside named Henry Waxman.
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December 19, 2002 |
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."