January 26, 1985
A strong first half and a balanced scoring attack enabled Polytechnic High to upset Marshall, 85-73, and pull even with the Barristers in the East Valley 3-A League record. Both schools are 4-2. Marshall played sluggishly early in the second quarter and fell behind, 33-22, by halftime. And despite putting 51 points on the scoreboard in the second half--33 in the fourth quarter--the Barristers couldn't catch up.
May 15, 1986 |
John Larson, new chairman of the state Fair Political Practices Commission, said Wednesday that he believes the political watchdog agency should spend more time advising politicians about the law and deemphasize its traditional role as an investigator of wrongdoing. "People would rather have a traffic cop directing them than a detective following them," said Larson, who was named to the post in February by Gov. George Deukmejian.
August 27, 2010 |
Ex-KPMG senior manager John Larson's conviction for selling illegal tax shelters was upheld by a U.S. appeals court. But the court ordered a recalculation of his $6-million fine to below $3 million. The three-judge panel in New York said the prosecution's evidence supported the jury's finding that the shelters were "marketed solely as tax-avoidance schemes. " The convictions of two co-defendants were also upheld. The court threw out Larson's fine, saying U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan hadn't followed controlling case law in making his calculation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 20, 2005 |
First she killed her dogs, shot them in the head with a .38-caliber revolver and covered the two bodies with a quilt. Then Marlene Braun leveled the blue steel muzzle three inches above her right ear and pulled the trigger. "I can't face what appears to be required to continue to live in my world," the meticulous 46-year-old wrote in May in a suicide note. "Most of all, I cannot leave Carrizo, a place where I finally found a home and a place I love dearly."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 2000 |
John Larson, who ran uncontested in the March 7 City Council election, will begin his term as District 2's representative May 16. A swearing-in ceremony of Larson and other council members for the new term will take place at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
July 6, 1987
John W. Larson, senior partner in the law firm Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, has been named to the board of Palo Alto-based Xidex Corp., a manufacturer of data storage products.