January 16, 1991 |
Gov. Pete Wilson set March 19 as the date for special primary elections to fill vacancies in three legislative districts, including the central Orange County Senate seat left empty by Wilson's appointment of John Seymour to the U.S. Senate. The March primary date also will apply to races for the 26th Assembly District in the central San Joaquin Valley and the sprawling 1st Senate District in Northern California.
February 17, 1990 |
The state Senate passed a resolution Friday congratulating Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid leader who was released this week after 27 years in prison. The resolution passed on a 23-6 vote, but only after an amendment to condemn the violence that Mandela's movement has sparked failed 15-16. The condemnation call came from Sen. John Doolittle (R-Rocklin), and drew sharp criticism from more moderate senators, who labeled him a hypocrite and ill-intentioned.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1987
In addition to AIDS, Paul Gann suffers from a case of acute homophobia. The recent article on the tax reformer (Part I, Aug. 17) supplied ample proof that gay-bashing is a major factor in the anti-AIDS "crusade" led by certain right-wingers, including the gang of four: Rep. William Dannemeyer (R-Fullerton) and Rep. Robert Dornan (R-Garden Grove), state Sen. John Doolittle (R-Citrus Heights), and Gann. DICK MEISEL Santa Monica
May 14, 1987 |
Stung by their loss in a special election earlier this week, state Senate Republicans today picked Sen. Ken Maddy of Fresno as their new leader, ousting Sen. Jim Nielsen of Rohnert Park. They also named conservative Sen. John Doolittle of Citrus Heights to the No. 2 job of caucus chairman, replacing Sen. John Seymour of Anaheim.
January 29, 1997 |
Two California members of Congress will sponsor legislation to provide as much as $175 million in federal funds to repair and reopen flood-damaged Yosemite National Park. Reps. John T. Doolittle (R-Rocklin) and George Radanovich (R-Mariposa) announced the bill after touring Yosemite Valley on Monday. "Yosemite has been dealt a tremendous blow by this month's flooding," Doolittle said. "Yosemite is a special place, and we must do all we can to restore it for future generations to enjoy."