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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
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.
NEWS
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
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.
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
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
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
January 20, 2014 | By David Zahniser
With the next Los Angeles municipal election more than a year away, more than a dozen people have already stepped forward to compete for seats held by two of City Hall's most prominent political veterans: Councilmen Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge. Political aides, activists, attorneys and one medical marijuana dispensary owner have filed the paperwork to raise money in the 2015 campaign to replace LaBonge and Parks, who are leaving after decades of public service in an array of city posts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 2013 | By Michael Finnegan
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti maintains a strong approval rating among city voters, but most said they hadn't yet heard enough about him to form a distinct impression, according to a new Pat Brown Institute/Cal State L.A. poll.   The nonpartisan survey suggested that on the eve of his 100th day as mayor, Garcetti still benefits from a deep reservoir of good will among Los Angeles voters.   But the poll of 501 registered voters by the university's Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs also found many of the city's voters knew little about the mayor.
NEWS
December 1, 1996
Experts propose solutions to the problem of too many killers going unpunished: * "When people talk about community policing, you often hear about it in terms of increasing order or helping people to run their communities. But people forget that the old beats were very important to intelligence gathering. . . . In the old days, beat officers would know what was going on in the community. They would know the people, and the community would feel more comfortable sharing information with them.
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