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April 6, 1997 | DEXTER FILKINS PETER NOAH and KIMBERLY SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Meet Joanne Acker, one of the people ex-Rep. Robert K. Dornan accuses of voting twice in the November election that sent him packing. Acker is a Republican. She voted for Dornan. And she lives with her twin sister, Jeanne, also a Dornan backer. County records show that the illegal ballot Dornan claims was cast by Joanne was in fact legitimately cast by Jeanne. "If the Dornan people really wanted to know, they could have called," Joanne Acker said. "Even my mother gets us mixed up sometimes."
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April 6, 1997 | DEXTER FILKINS PETER NOAH and KIMBERLY SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Meet Joanne Acker, one of the people ex-Rep. Robert K. Dornan accuses of voting twice in the November election that sent him packing. Acker is a Republican. She voted for Dornan. And she lives with her twin sister, Jeanne, also a Dornan backer. County records show that the illegal ballot Dornan claims was cast by Joanne was in fact legitimately cast by Jeanne. "If the Dornan people really wanted to know, they could have called," Joanne Acker said. "Even my mother gets us mixed up sometimes."
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NEWS
April 6, 1997 | DEXTER FILKINS PETER NOAH and KIMBERLY SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Meet Joanne Acker, one of the people former Rep. Robert K. Dornan accuses of voting twice in the November election that sent him packing. Acker is a Republican. She voted for Dornan. And she lives with her twin sister, Jeanne, another Dornan supporter. County records show that the illegal ballot Dornan contends was cast by Joanne was in fact legitimately cast by Jeanne. "If the Dornan people really wanted to know, they could have called," Joanne Acker said.
NEWS
April 6, 1997 | DEXTER FILKINS PETER NOAH and KIMBERLY SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Meet Joanne Acker, one of the people former Rep. Robert K. Dornan accuses of voting twice in the November election that sent him packing. Acker is a Republican. She voted for Dornan. And she lives with her twin sister, Jeanne, another Dornan supporter. County records show that the illegal ballot Dornan contends was cast by Joanne was in fact legitimately cast by Jeanne. "If the Dornan people really wanted to know, they could have called," Joanne Acker said.
MAGAZINE
December 4, 1988
LAURA BALVERDE-SANCHEZ had been working her way up the corporate ladder at Foremost Foods for about a year and half when she learned that she had a tumor. The discovery instantly forced her to take a hard look at her life, and she realized there were other things she'd rather be doing than mediating employee disputes with the company. The growth turned out to be noncancerous, but by the time she got the good news, she had already decided to quit her job.
NEWS
July 30, 1992
Several junior high students from northeast Los Angeles schools are participating in the Occidental Partnership to Increase Mathematics Opportunity program at the college. The monthlong summer program allows students to work with mathematics and learn about careers in mathematics, science and engineering.
NEWS
April 23, 1991
The National Assn. of Women Business Owners will hold its annual awards banquet tonight at the Biltmore Hotel. Awards will be presented to Laura Balverde-Sanchez, Sheri Hirst and Phyllis George. Bruce Crouch will accept an award on behalf of Home Savings of America. Cocktails are at 6 p.m. Dinner and ceremonies begin at 7. Cost is $135. For further information, call (213) 623-9977.
NEWS
August 21, 1987
Nine women will be honored for their contributions to the advancement of the status of women at the Women of Achievement luncheon of Women For: at noon Sept. 16 in the Crystal Room of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Honorees will be attorney Gloria Allred; Jo Caines, director of community relations, KOCE-TV; actress Susan Clark; Laura Lake, professor, UCLA School of Public Health; cinematographer Brianne Murphy; businesswoman Laura Balverde-Sanchez; consumer specialist Sylvia M.
NEWS
February 21, 1989 | From United Press International
Hundreds of Central Americans waited quietly in long lines today on the first day a new immigration policy was implemented to permit rapid processing of requests for political asylum and the immediate detention of those who are rejected. A small group of protesters standing nearby decried what they labeled a "concentration camp" answer by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to the flood of people illegally crossing the Texas-Mexico border to ask the federal agency for asylum.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1998 | JEFF KASS
Children laughed, shouted and skipped backward as pop music played in the background Tuesday at Wallace R. Davis Elementary School in Santa Ana. But this time around, the activity leader was Jeff Andrews, 11, who moved his wheelchair backward as almost two dozen of his classmates followed.
MAGAZINE
December 4, 1988
LAURA BALVERDE-SANCHEZ had been working her way up the corporate ladder at Foremost Foods for about a year and half when she learned that she had a tumor. The discovery instantly forced her to take a hard look at her life, and she realized there were other things she'd rather be doing than mediating employee disputes with the company. The growth turned out to be noncancerous, but by the time she got the good news, she had already decided to quit her job.
BUSINESS
December 15, 1987 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS
Entrepreneur Laura Balverde-Sanchez earlier this month became the first Latina to become a director of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Balverde-Sanchez's election is part of a push by Chamber President Ray Remy to break the business group's long history of electing only Anglo male directors. When Remy took over the top staff job at the chamber in 1984, only 5% of the board's 65 members were minorities. Now 15% are.
NEWS
November 16, 1997
"The White House urged Americans to prepare for a cold and rainy winter due to El Nin~o," says Argus Hamilton. "But the president himself won't freeze. This White House is insulated by layer after layer of plausible deniability." * Los Angeles is ready for El Nin~o, says Alan Ray. "Structures are being prepared and plans are in place for replacement graffiti."
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