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January 6, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Philadelphia Mayor John Street was sworn in for a second term, promising to improve the economy and making several remarks related to a federal investigation into city corruption. Street, criticized during the campaign for his patronage practices, said he would not improperly reward campaign contributors. "I have always attempted to put the well-being of our city first, so let me be clear: Under no circumstances will this government improperly reward political supporters," he said.
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January 6, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Philadelphia Mayor John Street was sworn in for a second term, promising to improve the economy and making several remarks related to a federal investigation into city corruption. Street, criticized during the campaign for his patronage practices, said he would not improperly reward campaign contributors. "I have always attempted to put the well-being of our city first, so let me be clear: Under no circumstances will this government improperly reward political supporters," he said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 2000 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Protesters rejoiced Tuesday, as did Los Angeles police commissioners. But not so the LAPD brass. They were caught in an escalating political contretemps with Philadelphia officials over whether that city's mayoral entourage was treated shabbily by beat cops during its visit to the Democratic National Convention last week.
NEWS
April 9, 2001 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor John F. Street spent New Year's Day in jail. With 120 ministers in tow, he visited all four of the city's lockups, informing inmates that the time is coming when Philadelphia's congregations will reach out to help them as soon as they are freed. Beginning this week, Street's voice--on tape--will contact parents whose children are absent from school without an excuse.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 1993 | JOHN DART
Christmas: Two congregations create replicas of the city where Jesus was born, taking visitors on a trek through time. It isn't easy to summon forth the volunteer labor each year, but two small congregations will again offer the San Fernando Valley a taste of Bethlehem, as described in the biblical Nativity stories, this weekend and next. "We don't have the resources to do the Valley version of 'The Glory of Christmas,' " said Jeff Holder, referring to the Rev.
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April 9, 2001 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor John F. Street spent New Year's Day in jail. With 120 ministers in tow, he visited all four of the city's lockups, informing inmates that the time is coming when Philadelphia's congregations will reach out to help them as soon as they are freed. Beginning this week, Street's voice--on tape--will contact parents whose children are absent from school without an excuse.
BOOKS
August 31, 1986 | Tom Carson, Carson writes about music and popular culture for the Village Voice, LA Weekly, and other publications. and
Ever since the Beatles made rock music safe for the middle class, there hasn't exactly been a dearth of books on the subject. A few are still landmarks--in the States, Robert Christgau's smart and nervy "Any Old Way You Choose It" and Greil Marcus' passionate "Mystery Train," for two. But otherwise, during rock's countercultural heyday, its possibilities seemed so limitless that even the most serious attempts at analysis made wild claims for both...
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November 17, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
A federal investigation into possible city government corruption in Philadelphia has spread to a waterfront development project and the city agency responsible for it, according to a published report. The Redevelopment Authority, which annually allocates millions of dollars in federal, state and city money to troubled areas, received a subpoena last week related to the Penn's Landing development, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The agency's chairman, John J.
NATIONAL
December 22, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Closed since Sept. 21, 2001, Philadelphia has permanently shut a one-block section of Chestnut Street in front of Independence Hall to vehicles and pedestrians. The security move has angered business leaders in the busy shopping district. As recently as last month, Mayor John Street's office said the closure would not be permanent. But a Street spokeswoman said Friday the city decided to make it permanent.
NATIONAL
November 1, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Saying he knows "quite a bit about Republicans investigating Democrats," President Clinton led a raucous rally for besieged Philadelphia Mayor John Street four days ahead of the election. Clinton said Republicans in Washington "ought to be investigating [Street's] public record, because it's a lot better than theirs." The investigation became public Oct. 7 when police discovered a hidden listening device in Street's City Hall office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 2000 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Protesters rejoiced Tuesday, as did Los Angeles police commissioners. But not so the LAPD brass. They were caught in an escalating political contretemps with Philadelphia officials over whether that city's mayoral entourage was treated shabbily by beat cops during its visit to the Democratic National Convention last week.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 1993 | JOHN DART
Christmas: Two congregations create replicas of the city where Jesus was born, taking visitors on a trek through time. It isn't easy to summon forth the volunteer labor each year, but two small congregations will again offer the San Fernando Valley a taste of Bethlehem, as described in the biblical Nativity stories, this weekend and next. "We don't have the resources to do the Valley version of 'The Glory of Christmas,' " said Jeff Holder, referring to the Rev.
BOOKS
August 31, 1986 | Tom Carson, Carson writes about music and popular culture for the Village Voice, LA Weekly, and other publications. and
Ever since the Beatles made rock music safe for the middle class, there hasn't exactly been a dearth of books on the subject. A few are still landmarks--in the States, Robert Christgau's smart and nervy "Any Old Way You Choose It" and Greil Marcus' passionate "Mystery Train," for two. But otherwise, during rock's countercultural heyday, its possibilities seemed so limitless that even the most serious attempts at analysis made wild claims for both...
NEWS
October 30, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Negotiations to end a strike and allow 210,000 Philadelphia students to go to school appeared to have failed, negotiators said. Mayor John Street was pessimistic about the prospects of an overnight agreement. The members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers began their strike Friday after classes ended, giving officials the weekend for last-ditch bargaining. Street left no doubt that if teachers stayed out today he would ask Gov. Thomas J.
NATIONAL
October 16, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
An FBI bug in the office of Philadelphia Mayor John Street was there only two weeks before it was discovered in the midst of his reelection campaign, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The judge who approved the device allowed FBI agents to listen only to conversations from a short list of visitors, the paper said, citing unidentified sources. The FBI and the U.S.
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