February 25, 1991 |
After giving due recognition to their new moderate leaders--Gov. Pete Wilson and U. S. Sen. John Seymour--activist California Republicans pulled the party sharply to the right Sunday, opening it up to potentially divisive fights over taxation, abortion, gay rights and other issues dear to the hearts of conservatives.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1989
The California Republican League, a statewide volunteer organization of Republicans who are fiscal conservatives and moderates on social issues, will hold their Sixth Biennial Lincoln Conference Aug. 11 to 13 at UC Irvine. Scheduled speakers include state Republican Party Chairman Frank Visco; Orange County Republican Party Chairman Thomas A. Fuentes; B.T.
November 28, 1989 |
Matthew Fong, a former Democrat and the son of Democratic Secretary of State March Fong Eu, announced today that he will buck his family's party preference and run as a Republican for state controller. Fong, 36, a lawyer and former campaign manager for his mother, said he will run on a platform of "honesty, integrity and ethics--virtues that have almost vanished from our political landscape." He opened a news conference at the Los Angeles Press Club by apologizing for a 15-minute delay.
August 31, 1987
A private twin-engine airplane made a belly landing at Fox Airfield in Lancaster, but the four people on board escaped injury. Capt. Michael Waters of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said pilot Harry Richardson of Lancaster was landing the Cessna 310 at the airfield when instruments told him that the nose wheel was not entirely down or locked.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1989
The State Republican Party announced Friday that it has set aside $110,000 to determine the feasibility of trying to recall two freshmen Assemblymen, Willard H. Murray (D-Paramount) and Ted Lempert (D-San Mateo). "These men are the sediment of the political process. The people of California deserve better," GOP Chairman Frank Visco said in a statement. Murray, who last November unseated Assemblyman Paul E.