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October 12, 1989 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state attorney general's office announced Wednesday that it will investigate whether members of the Van Nuys Elks Lodge violated state civil rights laws last month in twice rejecting two blacks who applied for membership in the predominantly white club. The decision follows a similar investigation into the Lompoc Elks Lodge, which rejected two blacks for membership last winter.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1989 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state attorney general's office announced Wednesday that it will investigate whether members of the Van Nuys Elks Lodge violated state civil rights laws last month in twice rejecting two blacks who applied for membership in the predominantly white club. The decision follows a similar investigation into the Lompoc Elks Lodge, which rejected two blacks for membership last winter.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1989 | TRACEY KAPLAN, Times Staff Writer
Two black men who tried to join the Van Nuys Elks Lodge were rejected Tuesday for the second time in two weeks--a development likely to prompt more protests against the fraternal organization's policies toward racial minorities. The lodge's rejection of Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J. Montgomery came at a closed meeting that drew about 53 of the 370 members. Only 35 members voted in last week's ballot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 1989
Saying the public should not be compelled to subsidize racial discrimination, Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) has called on the Internal Revenue Service to revoke the tax-exempt status of the Van Nuys Elks Lodge, which rejected two black men for membership twice this month. In a letter to the IRS this week, Berman said the Van Nuys lodge has "forfeited the right to a tax exemption." Earlier this month the lodge rejected Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1989
Mayor Tom Bradley called Wednesday for state Sen. Alan Robbins (D-Tarzana) to send a "powerful message" against racism by resigning immediately from the Van Nuys Elks Lodge, which voted for the second time Tuesday to reject membership applications from two black men. But Robbins, who sponsored Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J. Montgomery for membership, said he will continue trying to win acceptance for the two men to the white-dominated organization.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1989 | GABE FUENTES, Times Staff Writer
Two black men who were rejected in their attempt to join the Van Nuys Elks Lodge said Wednesday that they are optimistic about their chances in a second vote to be taken next week. The lodge's rejection of Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J. Montgomery on Tuesday night occurred at the same time as another lodge in Lompoc admitted its first two black members after a months-long controversy about the fraternal organization's policies toward racial minorities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 1989
Saying the public should not be compelled to subsidize racial discrimination, Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) has called on the Internal Revenue Service to revoke the tax-exempt status of the Van Nuys Elks Lodge, which rejected two black men for membership twice this month. In a letter to the IRS this week, Berman said the Van Nuys lodge has "forfeited the right to a tax exemption." Earlier this month the lodge rejected Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1989
Mayor Tom Bradley called Wednesday for state Sen. Alan Robbins (D-Tarzana) to send a "powerful message" against racism by resigning immediately from the Van Nuys Elks Lodge, which voted for the second time Tuesday to reject membership applications from two black men. But Robbins, who sponsored Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J. Montgomery for membership, said he will continue trying to win acceptance for the two men to the white-dominated organization.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1989 | TRACEY KAPLAN, Times Staff Writer
Two black men who tried to join the Van Nuys Elks Lodge were rejected Tuesday for the second time in two weeks--a development likely to prompt more protests against the fraternal organization's policies toward racial minorities. The lodge's rejection of Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J. Montgomery came at a closed meeting that drew about 53 of the 370 members. Only 35 members voted in last week's ballot.
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September 14, 1989 | GABE FUENTES, Times Staff Writer
Two black men who were rejected in their attempt to join the Van Nuys Elks Lodge said Wednesday that they are optimistic about their chances in a second vote to be taken next week. The lodge's rejection of Jules S. Bagneris III and Thomas J. Montgomery on Tuesday night occurred at the same time as another lodge in Lompoc admitted its first two black members after a months-long controversy about the fraternal organization's policies toward racial minorities.
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