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February 7, 1995 | KELLY OWEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To Jeffrey Bell, a conservative author and activist, public schools are places that shut out parents and are ruled by bureaucrats who enforce mediocrity, undermine parental guidance and probe into children's home lives. So he and like-minded parents have joined in a Virginia-based organization to push for adoption of a "parental-rights amendment" to state constitutions.
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February 7, 1995 | KELLY OWEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To Jeffrey Bell, a conservative author and activist, public schools are places that shut out parents and are ruled by bureaucrats who enforce mediocrity, undermine parental guidance and probe into children's home lives. So he and like-minded parents have joined in a Virginia-based organization to push for adoption of a "parental-rights amendment" to state constitutions.
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ENTERTAINMENT
November 1, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Winners of the 34th annual Samuel Goldwyn/UCLA Writing Awards picked up their prizes Monday afternoon at a ceremony at UCLA. Jeffrey Bell won the $5,000 first prize for his script "Radio Inside." Karen Joy Fowler received the $2,500 second prize for "920 China Street" and the $1,000 third prize went to Scott Rosenberg for "Five O'Clock Shadow." Judges were producer-director James Brooks, producer Sherry Lansing and Dawn Steel, president of Columbia Pictures.
NEWS
April 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
Citing health concerns, former Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey said Tuesday he had reluctantly abandoned plans to challenge President Clinton in next year's Democratic primaries. Casey's decision drew quick praise from the White House and the Democratic National Committee chairman. Casey had been the only potential challenger to begin organizing, although two-time Democratic candidate Jesse Jackson has not ruled out running.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 2012 | By Adolfo Flores, Los Angeles Times
Two massage parlors may lose their licenses after employees were arrested on suspicion of prostitution in recent weeks. The South Pasadena City Council, which in recent years has wrestled with concerns about a proliferation of massage parlors, scheduled hearings regarding the businesses for March 7. South Pasadena police arrested Massage Villa owner Ling Ling Kuo, 44, of Alhambra on Feb. 10 on suspicion of operating a disorderly house....
ENTERTAINMENT
October 15, 1988 | KEVIN THOMAS, Times Staff Writer
The four films of Monday evening's quarterly presentation of UCLA graduate student work (in Melnitz Theater at 7:30 p.m. and again at 9:15) are most encouraging as examples of craftsmanship and imagination. They aren't slick, showy items, made to impress Hollywood agents and producers; instead they're evidence of talented fledgling film makers exploring their medium and testing their skills.
BUSINESS
April 17, 1986 | Associated Press
Federal authorities are probing First Jersey Securities and its millionaire founder, Robert E. Brennan, in what a congressman says is a look at allegations of stock manipulation, illegal campaign contributions and laundering of drug money. But Brennan, a Brielle, N.J., financier and philanthropist, said the inquests are the latest "disgraceful" attacks in a 10-year persecution of him and his firm by federal authorities.
NATIONAL
June 18, 2010 | Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times
Republicans eager to attack President Obama have waded into politically treacherous waters by assailing creation of a $20-billion gulf relief fund, risking the appearance that they side with BP over victims of the oil spill. "I'm ashamed of what happened in the White House yesterday," Rep. Joe L. Barton, a major recipient of donations from the oil and gas industry, told BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward near the start of a congressional hearing Thursday. The escrow fund, created at the insistence of the administration, was "a tragedy of the first proportion … a $20-billion shakedown," Barton said.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 7, 2014 | By Mike Boehm
L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has reached its goal of a $100-million endowment, and museum leaders say they'll keep their fundraising campaign going with a new objective of $150 million. A written announcement listed 29 donations from individuals, couples or foundations, all but two of them from board members, their foundations or their families. The campaign also has elicited an unspecified number of anonymous gifts. MOCA provided no further details about the amounts.  TIMELINE: MOCA in flux Museum leaders also said it's possible, but not certain, that MOCA facilities will be named in honor of the campaign's top donors.
SPORTS
September 25, 2004
A look at some of the statistical leaders across the Southland as reported to The Times: RUSHING * Andre Harris, Palisades: Carried 10 times for 212 yards, including 72- and 58-yard touchdown runs, in a 14-12 victory over Los Angeles. * Andre Bouvay, L.A. Fremont: Gained 224 yards and scored once in 18 carries in a 33-6 victory over L.A. University. * Diego Romero, Bell: Rushed for 216 yards, including touchdown runs of one and 27 yards, in 24 carries in a 33-0 victory over L.A.
BUSINESS
November 17, 1989 | OSWALD JOHNSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nation's merchandise trade deficit fell sharply in September to $7.9 billion, the lowest level in nearly five years, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The improvement in the trade balance arose because exports of American goods, stagnant for the past three months, increased nearly 2% to just over $31 billion, and imports, which hit an all-time record in August, fell nearly 4% to slightly more than $39 billion. At the same time, August's trade deficit, originally reported at $10.
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