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September 19, 1994 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Call it bad news for the public relations people. And bad PR for the news people. The squabble over who should be considered the "press" at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club has left its 420 members with two presidents, two "official" newsletters, rival boards of directors and enough name-calling to set everyone's head spinning. It all began with an attempt to remove public relations professionals from leadership positions in the 48-year-old club.
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May 12, 1998 | CLAIRE VITUCCI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Times writers, editors and photographers picked up 52 Greater Los Angeles Press Club awards, including an award for General Excellence and the top investigative prize, at the club's 40th annual awards ceremony Saturday night. Among the paper's prizes were 29 first-place awards. The Times also won 23 awards of excellence at the ceremony, held at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Valley Edition writers, photographers and a news editor took home 14 prizes.
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July 16, 1987
The bar at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club has won a reprieve. The club's board, which recently put the organization's property up for sale and announced that bar service was ending Friday, has decided to keep pouring drinks indefinitely, general manager William Snyder said. The club, which is still booking press conferences and banquets, will halt daily food service.
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May 12, 1998 | CLAIRE VITUCCI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Times' staffers picked up 52 Greater Los Angeles Press Club awards, including an award for general excellence and the top investigative prize, at the club's 40th annual awards ceremony Saturday night. Among the paper's prizes were 29 first place awards. The Times also won 23 awards of excellence at the ceremony, held at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Times television critic Howard Rosenberg was awarded the Joseph M. Quinn Memorial Award for career achievement.
NEWS
June 24, 1993
Charles Hillinger, who recently retired after 45 years as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, will speak at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club meeting at noon Friday at the Hollywood Palm Hotel, 2005 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Admission is $12. For information or reservations, call (213) 874-3003.
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April 28, 1996
The Los Angeles Times took 21 first-place plaques Saturday at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club Southern California Journalism Awards, more than any other news organization. The Times also won the overall Award of Excellence in 1994 and 1995 at the event at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Warren Olney, who hosts the "Which Way L.A.?" radio show on KCRW-FM, won the Joseph M. Quinn Memorial Award. Times winners included: Sara Fritz, David Willman, Alan Miller and Dwight Morris, all of the Washington, D.
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October 14, 1994
A judge has ruled that a dozen board members of the Greater Los Angeles Press Club fired by the club president for being "non-journalists" must be returned to their posts--at least for now. Superior Court Judge Robert H. O'Brien ordered squabbling club leaders to more closely follow the 48-year-old organization's bylaws next time they try to reduce the size of its board or change the voting status of members.
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April 5, 1988
The Greater Los Angeles Press Club, a city landmark on Vermont Avenue since 1960, has sold its home for $1.34 million to a group that plans to convert the old Spanish-style structure into a Korean restaurant and cultural center. Among several new homes being considered by the press club, the "most likely" is at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank, said club member Jim Foy.
NEWS
June 18, 1994
John D. Lowry, who started as a teletype operator and wound up as Los Angeles bureau chief for United Press International and president of both the Greater Los Angeles Press Club and the journalism society Sigma Delta Chi, has died. He was 78. Lowry, who lived in Frazier Park, Calif., died of respiratory failure at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia on June 4, his daughter, Debra Wilson, said this week. Born in Toronto, Lowry moved to Southern California as a small child.
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May 12, 1998 | CLAIRE VITUCCI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Times' staffers picked up 52 Greater Los Angeles Press Club awards, including an award for general excellence and the top investigative prize, at the club's 40th annual awards ceremony Saturday night. Among the paper's prizes were 29 first place awards. The Times also won 23 awards of excellence at the ceremony, held at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Times television critic Howard Rosenberg was awarded the Joseph M. Quinn Memorial Award for career achievement.
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April 28, 1996 | FRANK MANNING, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Los Angeles Times took 21 first place plaques Saturday at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club Southern California Journalism Awards, more than any other news organization. The Times also received eight Awards of Excellence at the event, which was held at the Beverly Hills Hotel. In addition, The Times received awards for Overall Excellence in 1994 and 1995. Warren Olney, who hosts the "Which Way L.A.?" radio show on KCRW-FM, won the Joseph M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 1994
A judge has ruled that a dozen board members of the Greater Los Angeles Press Club fired by the club president for being "non-journalists" must be returned to their posts--at least for now. Superior Court Judge Robert H. O'Brien ordered squabbling club leaders to more closely follow the 48-year-old organization's bylaws next time they try to reduce the size of its board or change the voting status of members.
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September 19, 1994 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Call it bad news for the public relations people. And bad PR for the news people. The squabble over who should be considered the "press" at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club has left its 420 members with two presidents, two "official" newsletters, rival boards of directors and enough name-calling to set everyone's head spinning. It all began with an attempt to remove public relations professionals from leadership positions in the 48-year-old club.
NEWS
June 18, 1994
John D. Lowry, who started as a teletype operator and wound up as Los Angeles bureau chief for United Press International and president of both the Greater Los Angeles Press Club and the journalism society Sigma Delta Chi, has died. He was 78. Lowry, who lived in Frazier Park, Calif., died of respiratory failure at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia on June 4, his daughter, Debra Wilson, said this week. Born in Toronto, Lowry moved to Southern California as a small child.
NEWS
June 24, 1993
Charles Hillinger, who recently retired after 45 years as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, will speak at the Greater Los Angeles Press Club meeting at noon Friday at the Hollywood Palm Hotel, 2005 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood. Admission is $12. For information or reservations, call (213) 874-3003.
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October 31, 1991 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Feminist attorney Gloria Allred says that the Greater Los Angeles Press Club has unceremoniously dumped her from a spot at its annual Headliner's Award Dinner out of fear she would embarrass another headliner--Cardinal Roger M. Mahony. Allred, a vocal abortion rights advocate, said the Press Club extended--then abruptly retracted--an invitation for her to appear at the Nov. 13 affair with Mahony, who opposes abortion.
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October 31, 1991 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Feminist attorney Gloria Allred says that the Greater Los Angeles Press Club has unceremoniously dumped her from a spot at its annual Headliner's Award Dinner out of fear she would embarrass another headliner--Cardinal Roger M. Mahony. Allred, a vocal abortion rights advocate, said the Press Club extended--then abruptly retracted--an invitation for her to appear at the Nov. 13 affair with Mahony, who opposes abortion.
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April 5, 1988
The Greater Los Angeles Press Club, a city landmark on Vermont Avenue since 1960, has sold its home for $1.34 million to a group that plans to convert the old Spanish-style structure into a Korean restaurant and cultural center. Among several new homes being considered by the press club, the "most likely" is at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank, said club member Jim Foy.
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