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April 5, 2001 | OSCAR JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three incumbents held on to their seats on the Inglewood City Council and school board, while two newcomers were set to join Inglewood's city government. City officials announced Wednesday that veteran Councilwoman Judith Dunlap and incumbent school board members Eveline Ross and Alice B. Grigsby won by wide margins in the balloting completed Tuesday night. Teacher Cresia Green-Washington, who took Inglewood Unified School District seat No.
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October 9, 2000 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bell and Bell Gardens are adjacent blue collar towns in southeast Los Angeles County, just across the Long Beach Freeway from each other. Yet they are on opposite sides of the Latino political revolution that has changed the power structure in large swaths of Southern California during the immigration surges of the last 20 years. In Bell Gardens, a city that is 96% Latino, every council member is Latino.
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August 26, 2000
The City Council has approved spending $50,000 to $100,000 for special outside counsel to respond to an allegation that officials violated the state's open meetings law. The council voted 3 to 1 to hire an as-yet unnamed law firm for the case. The vote followed allegations submitted last week by Councilwoman Judy Dunlap and former Councilman George Gerard that council members, the city administrative officer and the city attorney breached the Ralph M.
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June 10, 1999
Former city police sergeant and political newcomer Larry Kirkley won handily in a runoff race for City Council, beating out 12-year incumbent Garland Hardeman by a wide margin. According to figures released Wednesday by the Inglewood city clerk's office, Kirkley garnered 67% of the vote to Hardeman's 33% for the 4th District seat. Kirkley, 49, and Hardeman, 42, also a former police officer, were the top vote-getters in a six-candidate primary April 6. The race between the two was a bruising one.
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September 9, 1997
In the future, it will be the Inglewood City Council that hires new department heads, such as the police chief, instead of the city administrator. The City Council approved the new form of hiring last week. In the past, council members only approved the hiring of the city administrator and the city attorney. In turn, the city administrator and the city attorney were responsible for hiring department heads.
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May 30, 1997
The Inglewood City Council is planning to offer the city attorney and the assistant city manager early retirement packages in hopes of saving the city about $500,000 a year and reducing the number of salaried senior employees. The council is discussing a proposal to offer City Atty. Howard Rosten a package that would give him four years of credit to his pension.
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April 2, 1997 | DEBORAH BELGUM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In election returns Tuesday, a judge renowned for keeping order in the court appeared to win the race for mayor of Inglewood, where City Hall observers are hoping he can keep order among the fractious council members. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Roosevelt F. Dorn, 61, was one of four candidates seeking to finish the term of former Mayor Ed Vincent, who was elected to the Assembly in November. The mayoral term will end in November 1998.
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March 7, 1997
Inglewood City Councilman Garland Hardeman, 40, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving just hours after leaving a council meeting, police said. Hawthorne police officers stopped Hardeman at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday because he nearly ran a red light, stopping in the middle of the intersection of Doty Avenue and Imperial Highway, said police Lt. Arvid Krueger. Officers said they smelled alcohol on Hardeman's breath and asked him to take a sobriety test, officials said.
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November 28, 1996
The Inglewood City Council on Tuesday night affirmed a citywide initiative to quadruple its members' salaries, making the council members the highest paid in the South Bay area. City Council members will receive $47,244 a year and the mayor will receive $94,500. The ordinance, approved on a 3-2 vote with council members Judy Dunlap and Curren Price dissenting, will take effect in 30 days. But the pay increase will not go into effect before April 1997, when the next municipal elections are held.
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November 8, 1996
When the Inglewood City Council meets Nov. 19, members will be getting an added incentive for showing up: a pay raise. Voters on Tuesday approved a municipal initiative called Proposition Y that could increase by fivefold the salary that council members now earn. Council members earn $9,696 a year. The mayor is paid $19,392. But the initiative, approved by nearly 60% of the voters, allows council members to increase their salary to $47,252. The mayor can receive up to $94,504.
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