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November 3, 1988 | TED VOLLMER, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay suffered a mild stroke last week instead of exhaustion as had been announced, his doctors concluded Wednesday after a battery of tests on the feisty 87-year-old lawmaker. A spokeswoman at Queen of Angels Medical Center said Lindsay is experiencing weakness in his right hand but no other symptoms, such as slurred speech or paralysis, that sometimes follow a stroke.
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April 11, 1994 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gilbert W. Lindsay's grave is a modest affair at Evergreen Cemetery on the Eastside. Only a simple, four-foot-high stone in a crowded plot marks the final resting place of the first African American on the Los Angeles City Council and Downtown's representative for 27 years until his death in 1990 at age 90. Soon, however, Councilman Lindsay will be memorialized in a public manner that his supporters and critics agree better fits his reputation as "The Emperor of the Great 9th District."
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April 1, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The former girlfriend of City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay, accused of bilking the 90-year-old man out of much of his property, testified Tuesday that she never sought gifts or money from the late councilman and that on at least one occasion she tried to pay him back. Jaunda Chauncie, 40, said Lindsay, whom she called Poppy, paid for trips to Las Vegas, fur coats and expensive jewelry. But the relationship involved no sex.
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April 16, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The girlfriend of the late Gilbert Lindsay took advantage of the aged Los Angeles councilman to gain control of his money and property, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury said Wednesday. After 2 1/2 days of deliberation, the five-woman, seven-man panel found Juanda Chauncie, 40, used undue influence in obtaining money and property from Lindsay, and awarded $235,000 in damages to Lindsay's stepson and estate.
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November 28, 1990 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An attorney for the family of hospitalized Los Angeles City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay offered Tuesday to allow council members to visit their colleague before voting on whether to oust him from office. Only eight people had previously had access to Lindsay, on orders from Lindsay's stepson. The turnabout came hours after Councilman Nate Holden introduced a motion to seek a court order for members' visits if permission continued to be withheld. Lindsay, who suffered a stroke Sept.
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April 2, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Juanda Chauncie, accused in a lawsuit of defrauding the late City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay, was portrayed Wednesday as a woman who increasingly shunned the 90-year-old politician's affections and wouldn't even let him sit next to her in his own car.
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May 19, 1991 | CHARISSE JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a sometimes heated exchange, 9th District City Council candidates Rita Walters and Bob Gay on Saturday debated issues that centered on the need for better city services in the poorer parts of the district. About 70 people in Kinsey Auditorium in southwest Los Angeles listened to the candidates in the June 4 runoff election, which will determine the first new council representative in almost 30 years for the district, which includes downtown and parts of South-Central Los Angeles.
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January 5, 1991 | SCOTT HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a gray drizzly Friday when the skyscrapers he helped create seemed ghostly in the mist, Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay was buried in a Boyle Heights cemetery after a memorial service in which he was remembered as a skillful politician, a kind father and "a great soul." In the unlikely phrasing of Mayor Tom Bradley, it was proclaimed that Lindsay had led a "bodacious" life. The first black on the Los Angeles City Council, Lindsay died Dec. 28 during his 28th year in office.
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April 12, 1992 | PENELOPE Mc MILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there has been a recurring theme about the late Los Angeles City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay during the Superior Court trial over the proceeds of his estate, it is the veteran politician's insistence on living life his way. "He'd do what he wanted to do," Bob Gay, a former deputy, testified in a familiar refrain among those who knew the councilman best.
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September 5, 1990 | JANE FRITSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay apparently suffered a stroke over the weekend and on Tuesday remained in the intensive care unit at Daniel Freeman Hospital in Inglewood, his office said. The 89-year-old councilman, who has been in failing health in recent years, has been paralyzed on the right side since he was stricken in his home Sunday night, according to his aide, Bob Gay. Gay said Lindsay is unable to speak and has been drifting in and out of consciousness.
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April 12, 1992 | PENELOPE Mc MILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there has been a recurring theme about the late Los Angeles City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay during the Superior Court trial over the proceeds of his estate, it is the veteran politician's insistence on living life his way. "He'd do what he wanted to do," Bob Gay, a former deputy, testified in a familiar refrain among those who knew the councilman best.
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April 11, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The former girlfriend of Gilbert Lindsay is a "gold digger" who played the late councilman "like a piano," an attorney for Lindsay's stepson said Friday. But the attorney for Juanda Chauncie responded: "There is no law against being a gold digger." The remarks came in closing arguments in a 2 1/2-week trial stemming from a lawsuit brought by Lindsay's estate and his stepson, Herbert Howard, against Chauncie, 40.
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April 9, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Wednesday dismissed fraud and conspiracy allegations in a lawsuit against Juanda Chauncie, but let stand a claim that she may have used undue influence to gain the late Los Angeles City Councilman Gilbert Lindsay's money and property. Judge F. Ray Bennett ruled after lawyers representing Lindsay's stepson and estate rested their case and Chauncie's attorney, Geraldine Green, argued that the other side had not fulfilled the legal requirements of the case.
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April 8, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The trial of Juanda Chauncie, accused in a lawsuit of bilking the late Gilbert Lindsay out of money and property, took on aspects of a soap opera Tuesday when a 46-year-old exterminator testified that he lived with her about a year before the longtime Los Angeles city councilman's death. Frank Marshall, owner of a pest control business based in Inglewood, testified that he even became engaged to Chauncie, 40, who has maintained that she was engaged only to Lindsay.
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April 2, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Juanda Chauncie, accused in a lawsuit of defrauding the late City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay, was portrayed Wednesday as a woman who increasingly shunned the 90-year-old politician's affections and wouldn't even let him sit next to her in his own car.
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April 1, 1992 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The former girlfriend of City Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay, accused of bilking the 90-year-old man out of much of his property, testified Tuesday that she never sought gifts or money from the late councilman and that on at least one occasion she tried to pay him back. Jaunda Chauncie, 40, said Lindsay, whom she called Poppy, paid for trips to Las Vegas, fur coats and expensive jewelry. But the relationship involved no sex.
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March 31, 1992 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Testimony began Monday in what one courtroom wag predicted will be a "real soap opera:" the trial to determine if the late Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay's girlfriend and her family took advantage of Lindsay's advanced age to gain control of his property in the last two years of his life. The proceeding is the result of a civil suit filed by the Lindsay estate against Lindsay's onetime fiancee, Juanda Chauncie, 40; her sister, Ann Stevens, and their mother, Alberta Hysaw.
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December 29, 1990 | JANE FRITSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The death on Friday of Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay has set the stage for a special election with no clear front-runner to replace a man who ruled as "Emperor of the 9th District" for 27 years. Los Angeles City Council President John Ferraro said Friday he will request a special election to coincide with the regular city election on April 9. The council must move quickly to approve the request in order to meet ballot deadlines, but Ferraro said there is still sufficient time.
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March 31, 1992 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Testimony began Monday in what one courtroom wag predicted will be a "real soap opera:" the trial to determine if the late Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay's girlfriend and her family took advantage of Lindsay's advanced age to gain control of his property in the last two years of his life. The proceeding is the result of a civil suit filed by the Lindsay estate against Lindsay's onetime fiancee, Juanda Chauncie, 40; her sister, Ann Stevens, and their mother, Alberta Hysaw.
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May 30, 1991
A city report released Wednesday says the Convention Center should not be renamed after late Councilman Gilbert Lindsay because of the "potential for confusion" it would cause as city officials try to market the facility nationwide. Prepared by the city administrative office, the report suggests that, instead, a plaza under construction near the Convention Center be named in memory of Lindsay.
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