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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1992
Six Southern California campuses of the California State University system will join forces to provide expertise and other assistance to agencies, community groups, businesses and others in the post-riot rebuilding process. The campuses will form a coalition to be administered through the Edmund G. (Pat) Brown Institute of Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles. The other campuses involved are Dominguez Hills, Fullerton, Long Beach, Northridge, San Bernardino and Pomona.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1992
Six Southern California campuses of the California State University system will join forces to provide expertise and other assistance to agencies, community groups, businesses and others in the post-riot rebuilding process. The campuses will form a coalition to be administered through the Edmund G. (Pat) Brown Institute of Public Affairs at Cal State Los Angeles. The other campuses involved are Dominguez Hills, Fullerton, Long Beach, Northridge, San Bernardino and Pomona.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 2012 | By David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles City Hall's top budget analyst, who has succeeded in pushing an array of cost-cutting measures opposed by labor leaders, is becoming a lightning rod in the contest to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Union activists have been pressing top mayoral candidates to stake out positions on City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana and his approach to balancing the budget, which has included employee layoffs and furloughs, cuts in basic services and reductions in pension benefits.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1987
Former Gov. Edmund G. (Pat) Brown, who formed a private, nonprofit government affairs institute eight years ago to study issues ranging from water resources to mass transportation in California, announced Monday that he is merging the organization with Cal State Los Angeles to ensure continued funding and operating resources. As part of the agreement, Brown's Institute of Government Affairs and the university's Center for Public Resources are being dissolved to form the Edmund G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 2010 | Patrick McGreevy and Jack Dolan
Voters' approval Tuesday of an open primary system, combined with their 2008 decision to strip state lawmakers of the power to draw their own election districts, will reshape California politics. The question is: How? Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who backed both moves, is confident that state elections will become more daunting for the rigid partisans he says plague Sacramento. Other politicians and election strategists are not so sure. The new system will put candidates of all political stripes on a single ballot, and all voters will be able to participate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 2012 | By Jeff Gottlieb, Los Angeles Times
Cristina Garcia can thank Robert Rizzo and the seven other Bell officials charged with corruption for her job in Sacramento. Garcia was elected to the state Assembly based largely on her footwork in Bell with an activist group that pushed for reforms in the working-poor city and championed a recall election that upended the City Council. Although the 58th Assembly District doesn't include Bell, it borders the city and is part of the same southeast Los Angeles County corridor where cities have been plagued by corruption.
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February 18, 1988
John Albert Vieg, professor emeritus at Pomona College and a state constitutional scholar, died Friday at his Claremont home. Vieg was 83 and had retired in 1970 but continued to teach some government courses at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He had come to this area in 1945 and in 1946 was named chairman of Pomona College's government department. By 1949 he had become the first director of the college's Institute of Public Affairs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1988 | researcher Tracy Thomas
Of 66 foreign consular offices in Los Angeles, 26 are along one thoroughfare--Wilshire Boulevard. Consular offices issue passports and other documents to citizens of the sponsoring country who live in the area; issue visas to Americans wishing to travel in the country; look after the interests of citizens and businesses under treaties and other international agreements; report to home governments on political and economic conditions; and promote trade and tourism.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 2008 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Harlan Cleveland, 90, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO who led the University of Hawaii for five years, died May 30 of bone marrow cancer in a continuing care facility in Sterling, Va. Cleveland was president of the University of Hawaii from 1969 to 1974 after serving as President Johnson's ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization for four years. During his tenure as university president, the University of Hawaii at Hilo was created and the William S. Richardson School of Law opened.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 2013 | By Jean Merl
Former lawmaker Mike Feuer and City Councilman Dennis Zine continue to hold leads in their races for citywide Los Angeles offices, new polling showed Monday. In polling conducted April 29 through May 7 by the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs at Cal State L.A., Feuer, a former member of the state Assembly and City Council, led City Atty. Carmen Trutanich, who is seeking reelection in next week's balloting -- 35% to 24%, with 41% of voters still undecided.  Attorney and government efficiency commissioner Ron Galperin trailed Zine, meanwhile, by 15 percentage points -- 33% to 18%, with 49% of voters yet to make up their minds, the poll showed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
Bernard L. Hyink, a prominent educator at USC and other California universities who co-authored the popular textbook "Politics and Government in California," has died. He was 91. Hyink died June 24 in Fullerton of internal bleeding, said his daughter, Shirley Kramer. The political science expert's long academic career was frequently interrupted by assignments for the U.S. and California governments beginning in the 1940s.
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