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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1999 | Rasmussen, Cecilla
To most of the lawyers and litigants hurrying into the Los Angeles County Courthouse on Grand Avenue, he is probably just another bronze ornament on a granite pedestal, a forgotten figure in a three-piece suit in a city whose approach to history usually can be characterized as collectively unconscious. But not that long ago, Joseph Scott was "Mr.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1999 | Rasmussen, Cecilla
To most of the lawyers and litigants hurrying into the Los Angeles County Courthouse on Grand Avenue, he is probably just another bronze ornament on a granite pedestal, a forgotten figure in a three-piece suit in a city whose approach to history usually can be characterized as collectively unconscious. But not that long ago, Joseph Scott was "Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1995 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The county's top prosecutor and other elected officials shared a podium with youthful offenders Friday to oppose state budget cuts that could cripple the state's youth camp system, particularly in Los Angeles County. The hearing, held at Camp Karl Holton, a juvenile probation camp in the Angeles National Forest north of San Fernando, was called by Assemblywoman Paula L. Boland (R-Granada Hills) in response to Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 20, 2007 | From Times Staff Reports
A substitute teacher was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old girl, authorities said Thursday. Joseph Scott Pine, 23, was taken into custody Wednesday at his Redlands home after one of the teenager's friends alerted Fontana police to their alleged relationship, officials said. The alleged victim attended classes taught by Pine while he worked for the Fontana Unified School District, Sgt. Douglas Wagner said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1999
Re "Mayor Needs Full Firing Power," by Susan Estrich, Commentary, Jan. 5: Institutional memory is often useful in cutting through the con- flicting propaganda seeping out of City Hall relative to critical decisions being made by the two charter commissions. Estrich's screed fails to mention the consequences of absolute mayoral power that led to the worst corruption scandal in the city's history--the 1938 recall of Mayor Frank Shaw. Also, as Estrich should know, the mayor is not the only citywide elected official, as the offices of city attorney and controller attest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1985
A.A. Scott, who when he retired in 1972 had been a Los Angeles Superior Court and Municipal Court judge for 40 years, died Wednesday in St. Vincent's Hospital at age 82. Scott, who helped ensure the contract rights of juvenile film stars and under-age jockeys during his long career, was the son of Joseph Scott, one of the city's best-known lawyers. A statue of his father stands in front of the courthouse in Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 2006
On this date, L.A. attorney Joseph Scott, known as "Mr. Los Angeles," read about himself in The Times. A story alleged that he had taken advantage of client Bessie Olive Hillman, wife of Pasadena millionaire Clarence D. Hillman, by inducing her to file for divorce, though she had no desire to do so. Scott sued for libel and won. The Times was ordered to pay him $30,000. The paper successfully appealed. But when the case was retried, the jury awarded Scott $47,700.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 18, 1987 | Ray Loynd
"Minotaur," like its mythological namesake, deals with a bull-like character who is a heavyweight boxer caught in a labyrinth of personal turmoil. The production is an interesting failure--alternately visceral and flabby. Dramatic literature's finest plays about boxing--"Golden Boy" (1937), "The Great White Hope" (1967), the short-lived Broadway adaptation of "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1985)--featured gripping central characters.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 2, 1991 | MARTIN ZIMMERMAN
"Maiden Voyage," airing at 8 tonight on KTLA Channel 5, is a heavy-handed look at a multiracial group of female teen-agers who are in serious trouble with the law--and life in general. The material could have been far more compelling than it is.
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