CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 2004 |
A former Los Angeles County prosecutor has alleged in a civil lawsuit that he was wrongly fired from his job at a corporate law firm for speaking his mind on the fate of a corruption probe. Former Deputy Dist. Atty. Matthew Dalton said in the suit, filed last week, that he was fired by Howrey Simon Arnold & White last fall after he was quoted in the Los Angeles Times voicing outrage over the actions of his former boss, Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley.
March 19, 2002 |
Two downtown Los Angeles law firms extended their office leases and expanded to larger quarters recently to accommodate growing practices. Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White signed a 14-year, $41-million lease extension that increases its space to 100,498 square feet from 63,000 square feet on the 11th, 12th, 14th and 15th floors and half of the 10th floor at 550 S. Hope St.
June 2, 1999 |
Cisco Systems Inc., the dominant seller of data networking equipment, is expected to announce today that the Federal Trade Commission has ended its inquiry into possible antitrust violations stemming from Cisco's talks with two large telecommunications rivals. The FTC's decision not to pursue a case against Cisco leaves Microsoft Corp. as the only one of three major technology companies that faced antitrust problems earlier this year. Intel Corp.
August 13, 1987 |
With an expected price tag of nearly $4 million, the congressional investigation into the Iran- contra affair will cost more than the $3.5 million diverted from the Iran arms sales to aid the rebels in Nicaragua. Spokesmen for the House and Senate committees said Wednesday that more than $2 million has been spent in the probe, and the total is likely to double.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 1993 |
Assemblyman Pat Nolan, facing federal charges stemming from the FBI's Capitol sting, raised nearly $250,000 in the two months after he was indicted and paid most of it to his defense lawyer, state records show. Nolan, 42, a Glendale Republican and former Assembly minority leader, was indicted April 27 on charges of money laundering, extortion, conspiracy and racketeering. He was accused of extorting campaign contributions in return for action on pending legislation.
June 18, 1995 |
In millions of dollars. SCHOOLS: The county has pledged its best efforts to repay another $109 million it owes the schools, and will also return another $28.5 million of school money held in escrow by a federal agency. Total owed: $1,065 Repaid: $928 CITIES, SPECIAL DISTRICT-OPTION A: This group has been promised $330 million the county hopes to win from lawsuits against Wall Street firms; the $450-million balance is supposed to be repaid with Measure R money.