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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1988
The wife of a Santa Monica police officer filed a claim against the city Monday and accused Police Chief James Keane of assault and battery, alleging that he slapped her in a Feb. 10 incident. Keane denied the allegation, saying he only touched Carolyn Holmes-McCray on the cheek in a friendly manner when the two encountered each other at the station. Holmes-McCray used to work for him.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1991 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Keane recalls the day he chugged up the California Incline in a '46 Chevy, landing in the beach burg of Santa Monica with $10 in his pocket and "not much future." He was wrong about that. Recently, Keane got the motorcade and retirement lunch to prove it as denizens of Santa Monica and law enforcement gathered to honor him on his departure as the city's top cop. Santa Monica Police Chief James B. Keane, 59, headed the department for 12 of his 34 years on the force.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1991 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Keane recalls the day he chugged up the California Incline in a '46 Chevy, landing in the beach burg of Santa Monica with $10 in his pocket and "not much future." He was wrong about that. Recently, Keane got the motorcade and retirement lunch to prove it as denizens of Santa Monica and law enforcement gathered to honor him on his departure as the city's top cop. Santa Monica Police Chief James B. Keane, 59, headed the department for 12 of his 34 years on the force.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1988
The wife of a Santa Monica police officer filed a claim against the city Monday and accused Police Chief James Keane of assault and battery, alleging that he slapped her in a Feb. 10 incident. Keane denied the allegation, saying he only touched Carolyn Holmes-McCray on the cheek in a friendly manner when the two encountered each other at the station. Holmes-McCray used to work for him.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1989
"Santa Monica is at the end of a freeway. You can't go any farther west. It's got a beautiful climate. If I was a transient, here's where I'd be." --Santa Monica Police Chief James Keane, explaining why the beach city's streets in recent years have experienced an increase in the number of transients, one of whom allegedly stabbed a social worker Sunday.
NEWS
August 6, 1985
California may be home again to convicted sex offender Weston Hill, who had been given a one-way airline ticket to Florida by Santa Monica Police Chief James Keane after he was arrested for allegedly lewd conduct in a women's restroom at the beach. Shortly after his arrival in Miami, Hill was arrested for exposing himself before a woman and three children.
NEWS
April 30, 1995
Two Loyola Marymount University students will be traveling to Europe this summer as the recipients of the Eugene Escalier Foreign Study Awards. Norah Arroyo, 22, will be visiting Spain to study slavery in Andalus at the Institute of Medieval Mediterranean Spain in Playa Del Rey. James Keane, 20, will travel to Rome to study the works of Virgil and hopes to visit the areas mentioned in Book VI of the "Aeneid," the poet's masterpiece. Each will receive $3,000 to complete their studies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1987
A group of black police officers accusing the Santa Monica Police Department of racial bias has scheduled door-to-door canvassing in that city today to push for the removal of Police Chief James Keane. Members of the Law Enforcement Officers for Justice will distribute 2,000 leaflets to Santa Monica homes, founder Don Jackson said.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 28, 1985
Showtime cable has ordered six new hours of "The Paper Chase," segments that will begin airing next spring and lead up to a special two-hour graduation episode. When the series began on CBS in 1979, it told the story of first-year law students, now heading toward graduation. The show was given new life by Showtime after being dropped by CBS. After the new hours have been seen, Showtime will then air all 58 existing episodes of the program of a weekly basis.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 1, 1987 | From Associated Press
"Paper Chase," the high-toned serial about the pursuit of a law degree, has been picked up by the CBN Cable Network in hopes of producing some "upscale demographics." CBN Cable, a for-profit subsidiary of the nonprofit Christian Broadcasting Network, has acquired all 58 episodes of the program: 16 produced for CBS, six for PBS and 36 by Showtime. John Houseman, who made his film-acting debut in the movie and created what appears to be a lifelong persona as the intimidating Prof.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 25, 1987
The Santa Monica chapter of the NAACP has asked for a federal investigation into allegations of racial discrimination in the city's police department. Norman Curry, president of the 250-member chapter, said Tuesday that he has asked the Justice Department and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to look into police hiring and promotion practices.
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