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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 1996 | BILL BILLITER
In an effort to promote ethics instruction in schools, the City Council has authorized sending two city staff members to a special training program next month. The council approved spending $5,400 for two people to attend the Josephson Institute of Ethics training session in Los Angeles County on March 5-9. The course will include a national program called Character Counts.
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BUSINESS
April 21, 1994 | STUART SILVERSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The results of a yearlong internal investigation that found evidence of misconduct by five Southern California workers' compensation judges will be turned over to the California attorney general's office for a possible criminal inquiry, it was disclosed Wednesday. The action by officials of the California Division of Workers' Compensation came after pressure from state Sen. Bill Leonard (R-Big Bear), vice chairman of the Senate Industrial Relations Committee.
NEWS
May 26, 1996
'I fault the baby boomers. . . . We thought we could make everything better, everything looser, freer, less disciplined. We wanted to change the boundaries. And now we're paying for it. Because the kids don't want to listen. And instead of the parents being in control, the teenagers are in control.' --Sharon West, 44, Sunshine School Uniform Co. marketing director, Miami, Fla. **** 'I believe Americans are hungering for genuine dialogue about right and wrong . . .
NEWS
July 27, 1999
Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach is looking for English- and Spanish-speaking art enthusiasts to become volunteer docents. Training runs from Sept. 2 through June, once a week for three hours. A one-year commitment is expected after training. Information: Eleanor Reicher, (562) 437-1689.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 26, 1998 | FRANK TORREZ
Today "Today": Julia Roberts; retail season results; holiday blues; 25th anniversary of "The Exorcist," 5:30 a.m. KNBC. "Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields": Year in review with columnist Art Buchwald, 2:30 p.m. CNN. "Tony Brown's Journal": The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, 3:30 p.m. KCET. "Capital Gang": The year in review with satirist Mark Russell, 4 p.m. CNN. "Larry King Weekend": Actor Michael Zaslow, 6 and 10 p.m. CNN. "McLaughlin Group": The 17th Annual McLaughlin Awards, 6:30 p.m. KNBC.
NEWS
June 8, 1997
How ethical are you? These questions are adapted from the Josephson Institute of Ethics survey that produced the Report Card on American Integrity. * You apply for a job you want very much. You're sure you can do it well, but unless you make some untrue statements, the job will go to someone else. Would you "enhance" your resume? Yes No * Your 12-year-old could get into a much better school if you lived in your sister's school district. She offers to let you use her address to enroll your child.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 2008 | Carla Rivera, Times Staff Writer
A group of students at a Los Angeles high school is suspected of cheating on the ACT college entrance exam by paying a former student, who used fraudulent identification, to take the tests. The testing agency recently began investigating the claims, which could result in cancellation of scores provided to colleges. But those colleges will not be told why the scores are invalid, nor will the students' high school be clued in.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 12, 1998 | LEE HARRIS
Today "Today": Bridget Fonda; vitamins; Christmas book for children, 5 a.m. KNBC. "Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields": Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), 2:30 p.m. CNN. "Capital Gang": Rep. Marty Meehan (D-Mass.), 4 p.m. CNN. "Larry King Weekend": Rep. Bill McCollum (R-Fla.); Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.); David Gergen, former Clinton advisor; Richard Ben-Veniste, defense attorney; Evan Thomas, Newsweek; Janet Parshel, radio talk-show host, 6 and 11 p.m. CNN.
SPORTS
January 27, 2004 | Paul McLeod; Dan Arritt
A school official has resigned and another has been suspended after an investigation found that grades were changed at Menifee Paloma Valley High so athletes could remain eligible to compete. Paloma Valley will forfeit an unspecified number of victories and its 2003 Sunbelt League co-championship in girls' volleyball, plus its only football victory, Barry Kayrell, assistant superintendent of the Perris Union High School District, said Monday.
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