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May 22, 1991 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city of Los Angeles will reap an unexpected $14.5 million in additional property taxes in the coming year, eliminating the need for two controversial new taxes proposed to help balance a record $3.9-billion budget, officials said Tuesday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1991 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city of Los Angeles will reap an unexpected $14.5 million in additional property taxes in the coming year, eliminating the need for two controversial new taxes proposed to help balance a record $3.9-billion budget, officials said Tuesday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1991 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city of Los Angeles' attempt to plug a $13-million hole in next year's budget is pitting two politically savvy and well-financed industries against each other in one of the most intense City Hall lobbying campaigns in years. Entertainment industry officials and cable television operators are going head to head to see which--if either--will be hit with taxes needed to shore up Los Angeles' sagging finances.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1991 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city of Los Angeles' attempt to plug a $13-million hole in next year's budget is pitting two politically savvy and well-financed industries against each other in one of the most intense City Hall lobbying campaigns in years. Entertainment industry officials and cable television operators are going head to head to see which--if either--will be hit with taxes needed to shore up Los Angeles' sagging finances.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 1991 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Imagine going into a supermarket to buy a carton of milk. The container bears a price tag of $1, but as the cashier rings your order up, he begins tacking on a series of surcharges: 11 cents for refrigeration; 9 cents for bagging; 29 cents for parking, and a 19-cent "convenience" fee--for saving you a drive out to the dairy. Your $1 carton of milk is now a $1.68 carton of milk. Sound outrageous?
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 1991 | CHUCK PHILIPS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Imagine going into a supermarket to buy a carton of milk. The container bears a price tag of $1, but as the cashier rings your order up, he begins tacking on a series of surcharges: 11 cents for refrigeration; 9 cents for bagging; 29 cents for parking, and a 19-cent "convenience" fee--for saving you a drive out to the dairy. Your $1 carton of milk is now a $1.68 carton of milk. Sound outrageous?
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