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February 7, 1995
Re "Islamic Leaders Urge Respect for Diversity," Jan. 22: Thank you for fairly covering the conference at the Islamic Center of Southern California regarding the renewal of negative stereotyping of Muslims in the United States. On the heels of several Jewish groups asking President Clinton and Congress to pass legislation to combat "radical Islamic terrorism," innocent Muslims in America got trampled in the way. At stake are the civil rights of law-abiding Muslims who may unfairly get targeted in sweeping government investigations.
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October 20, 1993 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police Commission President Gary Greenebaum, citing reports about the possible dangers of pepper spray, said Tuesday that he will ask the commission to re-examine the issue next week. The appropriate use of pepper spray--a cayenne pepper-based gas that advocates say is an effective way to immobilize suspects without injuring them--is the only issue so far divide the recently appointed Police Commission.
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March 3, 1993 | FRANK CLIFFORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to discourage campaigning that panders to prejudice, a group of prominent clergy members, civil rights activists, lawyers and business leaders will monitor the behavior of candidates in Los Angeles city elections.
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August 4, 1995 | ED BOND
Rabbi Gary Greenebaum received both applause and criticism Thursday from the Valley Jewish Business Leaders Assn. over his resignation from the city Police Commission. "You stand tall in this community, be proud of what you did," said Harry Sokol, an industrial realtor, after Greenebaum delivered a 30-minute explanation of why he had resigned a month ago, when the City Council overturned a reprimand of Police Chief Willie Williams.
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December 21, 1993 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of the Western Regional NAACP accused the media Monday of giving excessive coverage to the allegations that Michael Jackson sexually molested a 13-year-old boy, and they announced the launching of a study to assess the media's coverage of African Americans. "Our primary concern is that Mr. Jackson is being tried and convicted in the press," Shannon Reeves, West Coast director of the NAACP, said at a news conference. "We're not going to stand by any longer and allow this to happen."
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May 23, 2002 | MATEA GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Picking up his campaign to keep Los Angeles whole even as a state commission approved a ballot measure that would break it apart, Mayor James K. Hahn said Wednesday that a separate Valley city would be costly for all residents and would not result in the small-town atmosphere that secession backers are seeking. "Remember, we're talking about a city that is the Phoenix, Philadelphia size," said Hahn, referring to the 1.3 million people who live in what would be a separate Valley city.
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May 27, 2004 | Noam N. Levey and Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writers
Amid criticism over excessive spending by the Department of Water and Power, Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn has postponed plans to lead a delegation to Israel that city officials considered financing in part with DWP money. The mayor's office had been planning a July trip. Deputy Mayor Julie Wong said Hahn had hoped to discuss trade and security issues with Israeli officials. But earlier this week, his office canceled the plans. "It was premature....
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April 19, 1995 | TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Alarmed that resignations by Los Angeles police officers have quadrupled in the last four years, some members of the city's Police Commission on Tuesday expressed dismay that not enough is being done to keep officers from quitting. "We are hemorrhaging," said Police Commission President Enrique Hernandez. "These numbers are frightening." Hernandez said he is worried that plans to significantly expand the size of the department might be in jeopardy.
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November 8, 1995 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
For now, Los Angeles' politically splintered Jewish community is as one in the aftermath of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. The differences that have erupted in the past over the quest for peace in the Holy Land seemed to dissipate in the candlelight of Monday's vigil for the fallen leader. But flickering shadows of apprehension remain.
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