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November 24, 2005 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
A lawyer who is a political donor to Los Angeles City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo contends in a recent letter that one of Delgadillo's top deputies offered to waive about $696,500 that the donor's client owes on a city loan. Lance Robbins, who has been repeatedly accused by the city of operating slum buildings, wrote the letter to Delgadillo's deputy to acknowledge the offer. A Delgadillo representative on Wednesday flatly denied that any settlement offer was made.
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November 24, 2005 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
A lawyer who is a political donor to Los Angeles City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo contends in a recent letter that one of Delgadillo's top deputies offered to waive about $696,500 that the donor's client owes on a city loan. Lance Robbins, who has been repeatedly accused by the city of operating slum buildings, wrote the letter to Delgadillo's deputy to acknowledge the offer. A Delgadillo representative on Wednesday flatly denied that any settlement offer was made.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 2005 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
Citing a history of criminal violations, the state has acted to revoke the real estate broker's license of Lance J. Robbins, who has more convictions than any landlord prosecuted by a special city unit set up to crack down on slum housing in Los Angeles, according to documents released Monday. State Real Estate Commissioner Jeff Davi plans to revoke Robbins' license effective Nov. 23 unless he decides to grant an appeal filed by Robbins.
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November 1, 2005 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
Citing a history of criminal violations, the state has acted to revoke the real estate broker's license of Lance J. Robbins, who has more convictions than any landlord prosecuted by a special city unit set up to crack down on slum housing in Los Angeles, according to documents released Monday. State Real Estate Commissioner Jeff Davi plans to revoke Robbins' license effective Nov. 23 unless he decides to grant an appeal filed by Robbins.
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March 26, 2002 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A landlord with one of the worst records of slum housing violations in Los Angeles has agreed to an out-of-court settlement in which he pledged to maintain his buildings and to pay $1 million in delinquent Department of Water and Power bills. The landlord, Lance J. Robbins, also agreed to pay $200,000 to a tenants group and its lawyers in the deal presented for certification Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
NEWS
January 26, 1986
It's a shame that two such well-liked and admired performers as Barbara Mandrell and Dolly Parton allow themselves to become "cigarette peddlers" for Marlboro in return for tour sponsorship. With all that smoke in the air, their lungs should be in fine shape at the end of their tour. LANCE H. ROBBINS Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1987
Los Angeles landlord Lance Robbins was sentenced Monday to three concurrent 30-day jail terms after pleading no contest to 25 charges arising from substandard conditions at two apartment buildings he owns, and violation of parole on a previous conviction. Los Angeles Municipal Court Commissioner Juelann Cathey also ordered Robbins, 40, to pay $10,200 in fines and penalties and placed him on two years' summary probation.
NEWS
August 8, 1986
Landlord Lance Robbins, 38, already facing 20 criminal counts in connection with alleged slum conditions at a three-story apartment house on Union Avenue, was charged by Los Angeles City Atty. James K. Hahn on five more counts, because of reported Fire Code violations at a five-story apartment house at 1848 Gramercy Place in Hollywood.
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December 3, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A day after the California real estate commissioner rejected an appeal of his decision to revoke the broker's license of Lance J. Robbins, the landlord went to court Friday to ask a judge to overturn the state order. Although a Superior Court judge refused to issue a stay, Tom Pool of the Department of Real Estate said the license will not be pulled until a full court hearing is held on the matter in three to four weeks.
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March 26, 2002 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A landlord with one of the worst records of slum housing violations in Los Angeles has agreed to an out-of-court settlement in which he pledged to maintain his buildings and to pay $1 million in delinquent Department of Water and Power bills. The landlord, Lance J. Robbins, also agreed to pay $200,000 to a tenants group and its lawyers in the deal presented for certification Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
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November 29, 2000 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles city attorney's office has joined a lawsuit accusing a landlord of defrauding the Department of Water and Power out of millions of dollars and escaping responsibility for substandard conditions in his building through a complex web of sham corporations, "self-foreclosures" and retaliatory evictions.
NEWS
November 7, 1986
Claiming she was attacked by rats in her apartment when she was seven months pregnant, causing her to miscarry, a Los Angeles woman filed a personal-injury lawsuit against her landlord. The Superior Court suit, which names building owner Lance Jay Robbins and other rental agents, also claims Gregoria Hernandez's daughter, Alondra Ramos, was bitten and scratched by rats. Tenants of the building at 801 S. Union Ave.
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