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March 17, 1994
George Gibbs, 83, former president of the California State Board of Accountancy who taught economics at Claremont McKenna College. Born in Boston, Gibbs moved to California as a teen-ager. He earned degrees at Pomona College, Harvard Business School and UC Berkeley. During World War II, he held the rank of Navy lieutenant commander and was senior watch officer and boat group commander during the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
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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.
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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...
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October 16, 1999 | TERESA WATANABE
Four candidates vying to become bishop coadjutor and the eventual leader of the 85,000-member Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles will be presented in a public forum Monday in Anaheim. The candidates will discuss their views on spiritual leadership, sexuality, cultural diversity and effective ways to involve youths and laity in the church. The successful candidate, who will be elected at a Nov.
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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June 8, 1986 | MARK I. PINSKY, Times Staff Writer
At a special service today at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Tustin, a reader at the lectern will open the Bible to the Epistle of James and ask, "Is any sick among you?" For those attending the first Orange County Mass for victims suffering from the fatal disease AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, the words to be read by the Rev. Nancy Radclyffe of the AIDS Response Program of Orange County, may offer solace.
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June 25, 1994 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Episcopal priest who admitted molesting two boys who attended his Palmdale church has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison. Robert L. Ducker's sentence, handed down Thursday by Lancaster Superior Court Judge Haig Kehiayan, was the maximum permitted under a plea agreement reached last month with prosecutors. John K.
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