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December 5, 1989
Jane Ellison, an attorney who specializes in sports law, has been named legal counsel to Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, the mayor's office announced Monday. Ellison, 33, a graduate of University of Chicago Law School, fills the position vacated by Mark Fabiani, who was promoted to deputy mayor last week. She is expected to start Jan. 1. Ellison is a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of Armato, Gaims, Weil, West & Epstein.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 1989
Jane Ellison, an attorney who specializes in sports law, has been named legal counsel to Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, the mayor's office announced Monday. Ellison, 33, a graduate of University of Chicago Law School, fills the position vacated by Mark Fabiani, who was promoted to deputy mayor last week. She is expected to start Jan. 1. Ellison is a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of Armato, Gaims, Weil, West & Epstein.
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April 9, 2008 | David Zahniser
A Los Angeles resident has sued the city to block it from implementing a new law that would roll back zoning rules for projects that have at least a few units of affordable housing. Sandy Hubbard filed a lawsuit last week arguing that the City Council should have completed an environmental review of the law before approving it last month. The lawsuit's arguments closely mirrored those made by Planning Commission President Jane Ellison Usher in an e-mail sent last month to neighborhood activists saying the law was vulnerable to legal challenge.
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May 30, 2013
Aboveground Animation is part of MOCAtv's Artist Video Projects series. Its mission is to focus attention on contemporary video artists. The screening will showcase six new pieces of animation by Kathleen Daniel, Barry Doupe, Erin Dunn, Casey Jane Ellison, Lauren Gregory and Jacolby Satterwhite. It will also feature the premiere of a rare video work by Ben Jones, followed by a Q&A with Jones and Ellison. MOCA Grand Avenue, 250 S. Grand Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. Thu. Free. RSVP required. (213)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1990
Mayor Tom Bradley announced a major shake-up Tuesday in the commissions that help shape Los Angeles city policy, naming 21 newcomers to head the commissions, including the spouses of two top aides. Despite the personal relationship of two appointees to his aides, the mayor said the appointments reflected a broad cross-section of the city's population. One appointee is Harry Usher, the No. 2 man in the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, who was named to the Cultural Affairs panel.
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August 30, 1988 | LESLIE WOLF, Times Staff Writer
The Sail America Foundation won another round in court Monday, this time in a battle over the right to use the words "America's Cup" on merchandise to be marketed in conjunction with next week's race. Sail America, which is organizing the San Diego Yacht Club's defense of the Cup, had taken San Diego entrepreneur Don Parisette to federal court over his formation of the "America's Cup Club."
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February 12, 2009 | David Zahniser
With the March 3 election less than three weeks away, the race for Los Angeles city attorney is taking a considerably sharper tone. A day after several city officials expressed their dislike of a campaign mailer sent by City Councilman Jack Weiss, one of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's most outspoken appointees threw her support Wednesday behind Weiss' opponent in the city attorney campaign, Harbor City lawyer Carmen "Nuch" Trutanich. Former Planning Commission President Jane Ellison Usher, who had plenty to say on development issues as a city commissioner, sent out an invitation to a Feb. 18 campaign fundraiser for Trutanich in Hancock Park.
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December 12, 2008 | David Zahniser, Zahniser is a Times staff writer.
One of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's most outspoken appointees resigned Thursday from her position as president of the powerful citywide Planning Commission. Attorney Jane Ellison Usher led the volunteer commission as it took stands that irritated some of the city's elected officials, opposing a plan for new digital billboards along the 10 Freeway and rejecting a planned 242-room hotel in Koreatown. Both votes were reversed by the City Council.
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October 19, 2006 | Valerie J. Nelson, Times Staff Writer
Norman Murdoch, who led the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission from 1974 to 1988 and later developed a detailed street-tree plan for his Windsor Square neighborhood, has died. He was 80. Murdoch died Oct. 8 from complications of myelodysplasia, a bone marrow disorder, at Garden Crest Convalescent Hospital in Los Angeles, said his daughter, Cathy Jaramillo. When he came to Los Angeles as the county planning director from a similar position with the city of St.
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June 11, 1992 | MARK A. STEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After wrangling for years over control of local mass-transit services, the county's two big public transportation agencies on Wednesday amicably adopted a plan by Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley to start a state-mandated merger. At stake is the future of a vital urban service, transportation, as well as control of the $184 billion committed to improve that service over the next 30 years.
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May 2, 1990 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A developer whose plan to build luxury homes in a wooded ravine in Studio City brought out patrols of neighborhood activists and officials determined to stop him expressed frustration Tuesday that his opponents' outburst of 11th-hour protests ignored his expensive, 12-year effort to meet city regulations and environmental objections.
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