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October 8, 2004 |
Alexander Stanley Allison, a longtime Los Angeles Times reporter and editor known for his human-interest features and mentoring ways, has died. Allison was found dead Tuesday in his Cypress condominium after failing to report for work. He is believed to have died Saturday night after a celebration of his 53rd birthday. The cause of death has not been determined.
June 27, 1999 |
For the fifth consecutive year, the Los Angeles Times on Saturday received the California Newspaper Publishers Assn.'s top award for general excellence among the state's largest daily newspapers. The Times also collected five other first place awards in the largest circulation category. Staff writers Mark Arax and Mark Gladstone were honored with first place in investigative/enterprise reporting for their stories on brutality in California's prison system.
July 12, 2011 |
L.A. airport commissioners have decided to double the fare to $10 each way on the Westwood FlyAway bus from UCLA to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) rather than eliminate the money-losing service. The action, which doesn't require approval from the Los Angeles City Council, was voted on Monday. [ Updated at 12:15 p.m. July 13: The fare change will take effect Aug. 1, LAX said in its Twitter feed and Facebook page.] Neither the FlyAway website nor the recorded information [(866)
October 4, 1990 |
The appointment of veteran public relations expert Dick White as general manager of the Los Angeles Heat may signal that the American Professional Soccer League team will remain in the South Bay and not move to Orange County as previously announced. White, a former sports editor at the Torrance Daily Breeze who has held several professional sports management jobs over the past 25 years, was appointed Tuesday to replace Jill Fracisco, who was fired Sept. 24.
March 31, 1993
Mark Alesia of the Los Angeles Daily News had the top story on enterprise reporting in judging for the 1992 Associated Press Sports Editors national contest. Julie Cart and Theresa Munoz of The Times earned honorable mention in the enterprise reporting category for papers with more than 175,000 circulation.
May 8, 2005
Regarding "Newspapers Post Steep Fall in Circulation" (May 3): Your circulation continues its spiral downward, and yet you continue to ignore the most obvious reason for and solution to your problem: Your bias has been unmasked, and those with a conservative viewpoint are leaving in droves. California may be liberal overall, but there are a significant number of conservatives here. Your numbers will continue to decline until you remedy the cause. David Tanton Newbury Park I'm sure all of the reasons suggested by the various experts have contributed to your falling circulation, but let me suggest another reason: You don't listen to your readers.
May 31, 1998
The Los Angeles Times won first-place awards for news writing and public service reporting Saturday night from the Associated Press News Executives Council of California-Nevada. Times coverage of the North Hollywood shootout, which won a Pulitzer Prize this year, took the award for newswriting in a paper with a circulation larger than 75,000; staff writers Jeff Brazil and Steve Berry received the public service award for their series "Outgunned: The Holes in America's Assault Weapons Laws."
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June 15, 1991
David C. Copley, president of the Copley Press and heir to the Copley newspaper publishing empire, was in stable condition Friday after suffering a mild heart attack earlier in the week. Copley, 39, was at home Monday night when he felt pains in his chest, according to Herb Klein, editor in chief of Copley Newspapers. Copley admitted himself to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, where he is undergoing tests, Klein said. Copley is the son of Helen K.