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March 21, 2002 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Gray Davis and his Republican challenger, Bill Simon, engaged in early campaign jousting Wednesday, with Davis insisting that voters are keenly interested in Simon's views on abortion and gun control, while Simon homed in on the governor's handling of the energy crisis. Davis also employed the power of incumbency, announcing that armed California Highway Patrol officers now are providing an added measure of security on intrastate commercial airline flights.
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January 21, 2005 | From Associated Press
The University of California Board of Regents on Thursday voted to submit a bid to continue managing the Lawrence Berkeley national lab that it has run for decades. Still to come are decisions on whether UC will seek the management contracts of the two nuclear weapons labs that it also manages -- the Los Alamos lab in New Mexico and the Lawrence Livermore lab in Northern California.
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August 24, 2000 | MICHAEL FINNEGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dick Cheney, the Republican vice presidential nominee, acknowledged Wednesday that military cutbacks began during the Bush administration but said further cuts under President Clinton had "gone too far." In his first campaign appearance to showcase his background as secretary of Defense, Cheney renewed his call for a military buildup, but he also took responsibility for setting the downsizing in motion a decade ago under President Bush.
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May 4, 2001 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush administration is considering Ventura County Dist. Atty. Michael D. Bradbury as one of several candidates for U. S. attorney in Los Angeles. Bradbury, a 59-year-old Republican, said this week that he is flattered that he has been mentioned as a candidate for top federal attorney in the Central District, which stretches from Orange County to San Luis Obispo. "That kind of came out of the blue," he said. "But I have not applied for the job, and I'm happy doing what I'm doing."
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August 23, 2000 | MICHAEL FINNEGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Setting out on his first West Coast campaign swing, Dick Cheney, the Republican vice presidential nominee, sought Tuesday to ward off concerns in his party that George W. Bush will mount anything less than an all-out fight to win California. "California is very important to us, or I wouldn't be here today," Cheney said during a campaign stop at a school on the edge of San Bernardino County.
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May 4, 2001 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush administration is considering Ventura County Dist. Atty. Michael D. Bradbury as one of several candidates for U. S. attorney in Los Angeles. Bradbury, a 59-year-old Republican, said this week that he is flattered that he has been mentioned as a candidate for top federal attorney in the Central District, which stretches from Orange County to San Luis Obispo. "That kind of came out of the blue," he said. "But I have not applied for the job, and I'm happy doing what I'm doing."
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August 15, 2000 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
UC Treasurer Patricia A. Small resigned under pressure Monday after tangling with newly assertive UC regents over the oversight and management of the university's $52.9-billion investment portfolio. The Board of Regents, meeting via telephone conference call, accepted Small's resignation Monday and unanimously approved a severance package worth more than $500,000 for the 54-year-old treasurer. She is set to step down no later than Dec.
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November 9, 2006 | Rebecca Trounson, Times Staff Writer
The University of California, criticized for giving millions in undisclosed or questionable compensation to top managers in recent years, said Wednesday that it had paid its employees $916 million in pay and perks outside their regular salaries for the 2005-06 fiscal year. The amount, which includes compensation beyond base salaries and overtime for all UC employees -- except those at UC-run national laboratories -- jumped from $843 million the previous year, according to a preliminary payroll report.
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June 4, 2001
Adeal between the Bush administration and California's two Democratic senators to fill vacant federal judgeships could help end years of exasperating gridlock here and serve as a template for other states. The deal, announced last week by Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, names 24 lawyers, sitting on four panels, to field district court nominees for the state.
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September 22, 2005 | Rebecca Trounson, Times Staff Writer
With little likelihood of major increases in its state or federal funding, the University of California will face tough policy choices in the months and years ahead, including possible enrollment caps, steep hikes in student fees or a decline in the quality of academic programs, UC officials said Wednesday.
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