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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1990 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A top official at the troubled Los Angeles County Department of Children's Services has been removed from his position in the wake of his wife's indictment on federal charges of distributing pornographic videos and other sexually explicit material, The Times has learned.
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NATIONAL
March 4, 2013 | By Michael Muskal
The family of an openly gay man who was running for mayor in Mississippi and whose body was found last week, said that he was beaten, dragged and burned, but officials have refused to comment on those allegations. The body of Marco McMillian, 34, was found on Wednesday near the Mississippi River west of Clarksdale, the city where he was running for mayor on a platform of helping the poor and fighting crime. McMillian had been missing for about a day. Lawrence Reed, 22, has been charged with murder in the case and is in the custody of officials, Will Rook, a spokesman for the Coahoma County sheriff's office, told the Los Angeles Times on Monday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2011 | By Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times
Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George H.W. Bush's administration, has died. He was 80. Eagleburger died Saturday after a short illness in Charlottesville, Va., a family spokeswoman told the Associated Press. No other details were given. Eagleburger headed the State Department for about five months.
NEWS
October 5, 2012 | By Patt Morrison
There's a peculiar gait -- call it the Hollywood Boulevard Shuffle -- that you can identify almost as surely as the Zombie Plod. The millions of tourists who make their way every year along the Hollywood Walk of Fame don't always step briskly to their destinations. That's because the sidewalk is their destination. They stroll a bit, stop and look at a famous name underfoot, embedded in brass letters in a pink terrazzo star, go back a few paces to look, to see … yes, was that really him ?
NEWS
April 13, 1993
Jeweler Solomon W. (Sol) Laykin, whose firm Laykin et Cie counted Mae West, Merle Oberon and Sonja Henie among its customers, has died in Los Angeles, a company spokeswoman said Monday. Laykin, 82, had been treated for pancreatic cancer since last August, and he died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Alicia Truesdale, his executive assistant. Laykin opened his first store on Sunset Boulevard in 1935, and four years later opened his first jewelry salon at what was then the new I.
NEWS
January 17, 1985 | Associated Press
Walter F, Mondale, the unsuccessful Democratic nominee, probably would feel like the loneliest man in town on Inauguration Day So he won't be here. "He'll be out of the city," Pat Sarcone, Mondale's executive assistant, said Wednesday. "He's not doing any inaugural activities.
NEWS
November 21, 1985
The city has formed a Department of Environmental Services by consolidating its departments of planning, building and safety, and transportation. Mark Scott, executive assistant to City Manager Scott Kreins for the last 2 1/2 years, has been named director of the new department, Kreins said. The three departments will retain their independence under Scott's administration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1985
Bobb Hires Assistant: City Manager Robert C. Bobb has hired Louis Lazarine, 35, to serve as an executive assistant and adviser. The San Antonio native has practiced law in Texas and worked for the state planning department. Lazarine, who is fluent in Spanish, said he sees similarities between Santa Ana and his Texas home and adds that "one of my tasks will be to help assure that city government is always sensitive to the needs of the community."
NEWS
February 6, 1985 | Associated Press
Jesse Jackson was admitted to Howard University Hospital early today suffering from respiratory problems. A hospital spokeswoman said the civil rights leader was diagnosed as having sinusitis and said his condition was good. He was taken to the hospital after suffering from breathing difficulties while staying at the Howard Inn, said Sylvia Branch, executive assistant to Jackson. She said Jackson is expected to remain in the hospital for a few days.
NEWS
July 26, 1985
Alaska Gov. Bill Sheffield's executive assistant told a Senate impeachment hearing in Juneau that she sent inside information about a lucrative state lease proposal to a friend of Sheffield at the governor's request. However, Laurie Herman told the Senate Rules Committee that she believed the governor did not view the action as questionable. Sheffield is accused of steering a $9.1-million contract to a friend and campaign fund-raiser and then lying about it to a grand jury.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 20, 2011 | By Irene Lacher, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Patrick Warburton, 47, plays married man manqué Jeff Bingham on the CBS sitcom "Rules of Engagement. " An actor whose many animated films and series include "Bee Movie," he's well known for his 11-episode arc on "Seinfeld" as Elaine's face-painting boyfriend, David Puddy. How did you manage to make a career out of playing the husband/boyfriend from hell? Just a lot of 'tude, I guess. When you refer to boyfriend, you're referring to Puddy, right? Yeah, and the husband is Jeff.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2011 | By Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times
Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George H.W. Bush's administration, has died. He was 80. Eagleburger died Saturday after a short illness in Charlottesville, Va., a family spokeswoman told the Associated Press. No other details were given. Eagleburger headed the State Department for about five months.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 2010 | Times Staff And Wire Reports
Liz Carpenter, an author and former press secretary to First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, died Saturday at an Austin, Texas, hospital after contracting pneumonia earlier in the week, said her daughter, Christy Carpenter. She was 89. On Nov. 22, 1963, Carpenter scribbled the 58 words that Lyndon Johnson delivered to the nation when he returned to Washington from Dallas after the assassination of President Kennedy: "This is a sad time for all people. We have suffered a loss that cannot be weighed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 2009 | Teresa Watanabe
A former employee of First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles accused the pastor, John Hunter, in a civil lawsuit of forcing her into sexual service for four years and firing her when she finally refused to comply. The Rev. Brenda Lamothe, who worked with Hunter as his executive assistant and in other posts starting in 2004, charged in the suit filed Tuesday that the pastor began pressuring her into inappropriate hugging and kissing in 2005 and escalated to demands for sex. The complaint charges that Hunter told her it was "God's will" to satisfy his desires and regularly demanded sex both at his church office and at hotels in Southern California, Virginia and North Carolina.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 2008 | H.G. Reza
A former employee of a youth shelter was charged Wednesday with stealing $450,000 from the facility over three years and spending it on a lavish lifestyle that included vacations, a boat and other luxury items. Lydia Fitzgerald, 47, is facing 44 felony counts, including check forging, fraud and grand theft. The Long Beach resident faces more than 33 years in prison if convicted on all counts and is being held in lieu of $450,000 bail. To make bail, she must prove that the money is from a legitimate source.
MAGAZINE
August 13, 2006 | Andy Meisler, Andy Meisler has written for West, the New York Times and Los Angeles magazine. His Los Angeles Times Magazine story "The Fright Stuff" was included in the 2004 anthology "Best American Sports Writing."
The poor and helpless will always have Big Government, nongovernmental agencies and Bill and Melinda Gates to look after them. But what about the rich, powerful and/or instantly recognizable? Who's looking after their needs?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN
After a months-long national search, psychologist Judith A. Anderson has been named executive assistant to Cal State Fullerton President Milton A. Gordon. Anderson, currently director of affirmative action at Eastern Illinois University, was chosen from among 160 candidates for the post. She was selected by the president from a list of three finalists.
BUSINESS
April 7, 1987
Levine, the Wall Street insider trading figure who led investigators to Ivan F. Boesky, is serving a two-year sentence at Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary in Pennsylvania. Levine, a former trading partner in Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc., will serve his sentence in a minimum-security section of the prison, Clifford Kinney, executive assistant to the prison warden, said.
NATIONAL
February 17, 2006 | Jennifer Skalka, Andrew A. Green and Jill Rosen, From Baltimore Sun
Maryland Comptroller William Donald Schaefer was unapologetic after making suggestive comments to a governor's aide during a meeting. Schaefer had requested tea at the Wednesday session, attended by more than 100 people, and a 24-year-old executive assistant from Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s front office set a mug in front of the comptroller. Schaefer, 84, watched her walk away, then beckoned her to return.
SPORTS
November 14, 2005 | Steve Henson, Times Staff Writer
After all his talk about restoring Dodger tradition, would Frank McCourt hire a key member of his team's most reviled rival as general manager? In the case of Ned Colletti, it might be a shrewd move. Colletti, assistant GM of the San Francisco Giants the last nine years, is one of a small group of candidates the Dodgers have seriously considered since Paul DePodesta was fired 17 days ago.
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