CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 1993
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center has fired or accepted resignations from 30 workers following a sixth-month investigation into allegations of misconduct, including on-the-job use of alcohol or drugs, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday. Their last day was Friday, said Laura Elek, spokeswoman at the 2,300-employee hospital. Hospital officials will not release the names or departments of those involved, but said they did not work directly with patients and that no doctors were involved.
September 28, 2004 |
Jillian Barberie, who in June said that her departure as co-host of the syndicated "Good Day Live" was a mutual decision between her and the show's producers, said Monday she was actually fired from the talk show. Barberie told nationally syndicated radio host Howard Stern that Dorothy Lucey, the other female co-host of "Good Day Live," was also fired last month from the show, which was designed as a national edition of "Good Day L.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 2009 |
Before the sermon Oct. 9 at the Islamic Center of Irvine, a member of the board got up and informed the congregation that the beloved and charismatic religious director, Sadullah Khan, had been dismissed, citing inappropriate conduct. No further explanation was given. Many in the congregation were stunned; some demanded more information. One called out, "We deserve to know the reason why," according to Khalid Abdurrahman, a college student who attends Friday prayers at the mosque.
March 17, 2009 |
Mobile phone chip maker Qualcomm Inc. won the dismissal of a Broadcom Corp. lawsuit accusing the San Diego company of improperly using its wireless-technology patents to suppress competition. A federal judge's ruling made public Monday said Broadcom failed to properly claim that Qualcomm's patent rights were exhausted by its licensing of handset manufacturers. The Irvine company alleged that by collecting royalties from chip makers, Qualcomm was getting paid twice for the same patents.
November 20, 2009 |
When Kevin Johnson, the former NBA star who is now mayor of Sacramento, was under investigation last year for alleged financial misdeeds and inappropriate behavior with female students, he had an important ally behind the scenes. Michelle Rhee, the nationally known education reformer who is now head of the Washington, D.C., public schools, had several conversations with a federal inspector general in which she made the case for Johnson and the school he ran in Sacramento, according to the inspector general.
January 12, 2005 |
A sheriff whose firing of 27 employees on his first day in office was overturned by a judge agreed Tuesday to reinstate their pay and benefits, but insisted they would not necessarily get their jobs back. "My leadership is stern but flexible. The most important thing is to restore salary and benefits and look at each case to see who we can help," Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill said. He said he wanted to persuade some of the officers to retire or transfer to other departments. On Jan.