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February 15, 1990 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Southern California Rapid Transit District General Manager Alan F. Pegg has come under fire from some county supervisors and RTD board members a week before the district board meets to routinely evaluate Pegg's performance. Pegg's recent approval of two controversial consulting contracts brought him criticism at a time when the district is fighting the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission for control of mass transit development in the area. Los Angeles County Supervisor Peter F.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1990 | RONALD B. TAYLOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Southern California Rapid Transit District General Manager Alan F. Pegg has come under fire from some county supervisors and RTD board members a week before the district board meets to routinely evaluate Pegg's performance. Pegg's recent approval of two controversial consulting contracts brought him criticism at a time when the district is fighting the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission for control of mass transit development in the area. Los Angeles County Supervisor Peter F.
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May 9, 2011 | By Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times
Retail fuel prices may have run out of gas. The U.S. average cost of gasoline was virtually unchanged during the week ended Monday, the Energy Department said. California's average also was little changed. But fuel experts were unsure whether drivers were seeing only a brief respite or the long-awaited signal that relief was on the way. Nationwide, the average price for self-serve regular was $3.965 a gallon, up two-tenths of a penny. In California, the average was $4.254, down three-tenths of a penny.
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October 8, 1987 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
The personnel executive flying in from Denver last Thursday morning to interview for a job had plenty of time to worry as his plane circled Burbank Airport, unable to land for 45 minutes because of the earthquake that shattered the windows of the airport's flight-control tower. Headhunter Walter McNichols, a vice president with Gary Kaplan & Associates in Pasadena, said Wednesday that he was able to placate the unnerved job prospect.
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July 21, 1998 | MARK Z. BARABAK
Long ago, circa 1990-94, all manner of evil was ascribed to that creature most foul, the career politician. Incumbency was an epithet. Washington, if not the ninth circle of hell, was a short cab ride away. Then, more than two-thirds of the seats in Congress turned over. Democrats lost control of the House for the first time in 42 years. The economy--not incidentally--skipped merrily back from recession. Suddenly, political experience has become a virtue money can't buy.
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