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NEWS
May 14, 1991 | CAROL McGRAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Monday that the City Council acted within its authority when it preempted the Police Commission's move to place Police Chief Daryl F. Gates on a 60-day leave of absence. The ruling by Judge Ronald Sohigian, which leaves Gates in place as chief, could have major ramifications for control of the 8,300-member Los Angeles Police Department--as well as other city agencies that are overseen by civilian commissions appointed by the mayor.
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NEWS
July 9, 1989 | From Associated Press
Mayor Edward I. Koch said Saturday he will issue an executive order granting bereavement leave rights to homosexuals and unmarried heterosexuals whose "domestic partners" die. The mayor told the Associated Press that the city also would consider extending health insurance benefits to the same city workers included in the bereavement order in the next collective bargaining session with unions. Koch said he would issue the order within several weeks.
BUSINESS
January 27, 1997 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ivan wonders if all he really needs to improve his spirits is a nice long break. Often a simple vacation is enough to recharge our batteries, but occasionally more time out is called for. In a conversation with the fictional human resources director at Moreland Drugs, Ivan learns how some real companies such as Illinois-based Hewitt Associates are encouraging employees to take sabbaticals from stress: Ivan walked with some trepidation into the office of the human resources director.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Despite nearly 90 minutes behind closed doors on Saturday, trustees of the Laguna Beach Unified School District declined to reveal any new information about Supt. Reed Montgomery's unexplained monthlong absence. The board took no action in the private meeting held to discuss "employee discipline, dismissal, and/or release." Kathryn A. Turner, the board president, read in a brief statement when the meeting was reopened to the public at 3:20 p.m.
SPORTS
August 4, 2000 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After weeks, months and probably years of franchise-wide discussion, soul-searching and building pressures, Executive Vice President Jerry West and the Lakers are set to announce on Monday his official, long-awaited--but perhaps only temporary--resignation from full-time duties.
NEWS
January 22, 1995 | JODI WILGOREN and MARK PLATTE and DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In another fiscal jolt, Orange County officials revealed Saturday that the county treasurer's office had apparently falsified records and diverted about $85 million into two special accounts, shortchanging scores of cities, school boards and special districts of interest payments. Board of Supervisors Chairman Gaddi H. Vasquez said that it was unknown why the money was diverted and that all records were being turned over to the district attorney and the U.S.
NEWS
January 22, 1995 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Investors in Orange County's collapsed pool reacted with shock and a measure of outrage Saturday when they learned that millions of dollars in interest income due them was apparently improperly funneled into special accounts in the county treasurer's office.
NEWS
January 22, 1995 | JODI WILGOREN and MARK PLATTE and DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In another fiscal jolt, Orange County officials revealed Saturday that the county treasurer's office apparently falsified records and diverted about $85 million into two special accounts, shortchanging scores of cities, school boards and special districts of interest payments. Board of Supervisors Chairman Gaddi H. Vasquez said it is a mystery why the money was diverted and that all records were being turned over to the district attorney and the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
The City Council has adopted a family and medical leave policy that will allow women to take up to seven months of leave without losing their jobs. A female employee "disabled" by pregnancy, childbirth or a related medical condition may take the seven months of unpaid leave if a doctor or a licensed health professional certifies that it is necessary.
NEWS
June 18, 1992 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Westminster's fire chief has filed a lawsuit against the city, charging that officials violated his privacy by demanding that he undergo psychiatric evaluation after he refused to send his firefighters to Los Angeles during the riots. Chief D'Wayne Scott, 51, a 22-year veteran of the department, was placed on paid administrative leave May 27.
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