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December 22, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Responding to a public outcry, Sacramento County supervisors have decided not to buy former state Controller Kenneth Cory's riverfront home, which sits two miles from the end of a Metropolitan Airport runway. Supervisors had voted tentatively to purchase Cory's sprawling, ranch-style house for $717,250 as part of a plan to buy homes and vacant land under the airport flight path.
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September 14, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former state Controller Ken Cory sued Sacramento County Supervisors for reneging on their offer to buy his riverfront home for $717,250. The suit asks the Superior Court to order the county to resume the purchase and pay unspecified punitive damages. Supervisors had planned to buy the homes of as many as 17 people who claimed low-flying planes from nearby Sacramento Metropolitan Airport had reduced their homes' value.
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September 14, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former state Controller Ken Cory sued Sacramento County Supervisors for reneging on their offer to buy his riverfront home for $717,250. The suit asks the Superior Court to order the county to resume the purchase and pay unspecified punitive damages. Supervisors had planned to buy the homes of as many as 17 people who claimed low-flying planes from nearby Sacramento Metropolitan Airport had reduced their homes' value.
NEWS
December 22, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Responding to a public outcry, Sacramento County supervisors have decided not to buy former state Controller Kenneth Cory's riverfront home, which sits two miles from the end of a Metropolitan Airport runway. Supervisors had voted tentatively to purchase Cory's sprawling, ranch-style house for $717,250 as part of a plan to buy homes and vacant land under the airport flight path.
NEWS
December 6, 1989 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ken Cory, the former state controller and assemblyman from Southern California who spent 22 often-controversial years in the Capitol, is at the center of a new flap over Sacramento County's tentative decision to buy his riverfront home, which sits two miles from the end of a Metropolitan Airport runway.
BUSINESS
January 10, 1985
John V. Jervis, who since 1977 has served as assistant deputy controller under state Controller Kenneth Cory, is resigning to join PBN Co., a San Francisco-based public affairs and government relations firm. While at the controller's office, he has been responsible for press relations, among various administrative duties.
NEWS
September 17, 1986
When more than $6 million in cash, gold and platinum turned up in the trunk of a rental car left at San Francisco International Airport last year, nearly everyone remotely connected with the discovery stepped forward to claim it. All, except the federal government and San Mateo County, came up empty. Affirming a lower court order, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday approved the government's seizure of the loot, ruling that it had been part of an illegal drug transaction.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1986 | From a Times Staff Writer
A hastily drafted bill to remove about 225 acres of land east of Marina del Rey from the state coastal zone and thus circumvent an environmental lawsuit was rejected Friday by the Senate Natural Resources Committee. The legislation was sought by retiring Controller Kenneth Cory in an attempt to speed up the sale of 75 acres that the state received in trust from the estate of Howard Hughes as payment of the late billionaire's inheritance taxes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 20, 1985 | From a Times Staff Writer
Fourth-term Assemblyman Phillip D. Wyman of Tehachapi said Monday he will not run for reelection and instead will seek the Republican nomination for state controller in the June primary next year. Since 1975, the post has been held by Democrat Kenneth Cory, whose aides said he is raising campaign funds "and is running even though there has been no formal announcement."
NEWS
August 16, 1986 | From a Times Staff Writer
A hastily drafted bill to remove about 225 acres of land east of Marina del Rey from the state coastal zone and thus circumvent an environmental lawsuit was rejected Friday by the Senate Natural Resources Committee. The legislation was sought by retiring Controller Kenneth Cory in an attempt to speed up the sale of 75 acres that the state received in trust from the estate of Howard Hughes as payment of the late billionaire's inheritance taxes.
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December 6, 1989 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ken Cory, the former state controller and assemblyman from Southern California who spent 22 often-controversial years in the Capitol, is at the center of a new flap over Sacramento County's tentative decision to buy his riverfront home, which sits two miles from the end of a Metropolitan Airport runway.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1986
Saturday: A $100-per-person "Democratic Roundup," the Orange County Democratic Party's election year fund-raiser, will be held at 1 p.m. at the San Juan Capistrano ranch of Richard J. O'Neill. In attendance will be U.S. Sen. Alan Cranston, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, Lt. Gov. Leo T. McCarthy, Atty. Gen. John K.
NEWS
March 14, 1985 | JERRY GILLIAM, Compiled by Jerry Gillam, Times Staff Writer
Assembly Bills Introduced: Quick Courts: AB 2532 by Assemblyman Gerald N. Felando (R-San Pedro) would set up "quick courts" within the Superior Court system to handle simple civil cases that seek more than the $1,500 damage limit in small claims courts. Kidnaping of Elderly: AB 2530 by Assemblyman Phillip D. Wyman (R-Tehachapi) would add one year to the state prison term for kidnaping anyone who is over 60, blind or disabled.
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