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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 1987
The Rev. Charles Bennison, rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Upland, has been added to the list of four nominees for the position of bishop of the six-county Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, a spokeswoman for the diocese announced Friday. Bennison was added to the group after the Very Rev. Alan W. Jones, dean of San Francisco's Grace Cathedral, dropped his candidacy last month. The election for a successor to the late Robert Rusack will be held Jan. 8-9 in Los Angeles.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 1992
Environmental groups this week launched the first annual "Great L.A. Cleanup," a grass-roots campaign that unites 15 organizations and thousands of volunteers to clean graffiti, trash and other signs of urban blight. "This is a 'get out, get your hands dirty, let's get the job done' type of event," said Great L.A. Cleanup co-founder John Quigley.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Three conservative parishes that severed their ties with the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles have filed petitions asking the California Supreme Court to review a recent appeals court decision that upheld the diocese's claim to the parishes' buildings and other property. The churches -- St. James in Newport Beach, All Saints in Long Beach and St.
NEWS
April 3, 1988
I really believe Fingarette's statement that he has done "no experimental or clinical research on alcoholism . . . and is in no way committed in the field," which currently includes such institutions as the Harvard, Yale, Stanford and Cornell medical schools. His observation that "almost everything the American public believes to be the scientific truth about alcoholism is false" makes him an intellectual candidate for "Wheel of Fortune." His question, "Why should my opinion count?"
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1998
Two clergymen were among a group of labor activists who were escorted out of the Bel-Air Hotel on Thursday after they urged patrons to support the hotel's 240 union workers. Five members of Clergy and Laity for Economic Justice visited the luxury hotel at noon to hand out leaflets and ask guests to support the union's negotiations for a new contract with hotel management, said Rev. Richard Gillett, the minister for Social Justice of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.
NEWS
June 10, 1990
Delegates to a convention of Episcopal religious leaders in Los Angeles voted Saturday to elect the Rev. Chester L. Talton as suffragan (assistant) bishop of the six-county Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. Talton, rector of a Harlem church, is the first black priest to become a bishop in the diocese. Talton, 48, who was a priest at St. Philip's Church in New York, is the sixth suffragan bishop in the diocese's 94-year history. He succeeds the Right Rev. Oliver B. Garver Jr.
NEWS
April 7, 1993
Emily Stevens Hall, 74, the third woman ordained to the priesthood in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. Mrs. Hall, the daughter of the late Bishop W. Bertrand Stevens, in 1978 became the first woman to graduate from the Episcopal Theological School in Claremont. After her ordination in 1979, she served as assistant minister at St. Andrew's in Ojai until 1986, then served as pastor and counselor to the clergy of the diocese and director of the Center for Christian Spirituality-West.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1985
Hooray for the editorial suggestion (Dec. 1), "Harnessing the Spirit," that nonprofit groups join in partnership with government agencies to provide innovative counseling services and transitional residential programs for the people of Skid Row. Caring Hands Programs, a public benefit service of Wings over Jordan, Inc., is acquiring a downtown apartment building to provide transitional housing, in conjunction with "Return to Life," a case management...
NEWS
November 28, 1986
South African anti-apartheid activist Rev. Allan Boesak will be keynote speaker at the 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday dinner celebration to be held on Jan 19 at the Westin Bonaventure. Boesak is president of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches and founder of the United Democratic Front. His fellow countryman Archbishop Desmond Tutu was keynoter last year at the King Birthday Celebration.
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