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August 12, 1993 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A construction management firm with indirect ties to South Africa used its political muscle Wednesday to win an exemption from Los Angeles' anti-apartheid policy and a sought-after contract to renovate Los Angeles City Hall. In an 11-2 vote, the Los Angeles City Council waived its policy and selected Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc. for a $3-million contract managing the seismic and historical upgrade of the 65-year-old City Hall.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1993 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A construction management firm with indirect ties to South Africa used its political muscle Wednesday to win an exemption from Los Angeles' anti-apartheid policy and a sought-after contract to renovate Los Angeles City Hall. In an 11-2 vote, the Los Angeles City Council waived its policy and selected Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc. for a $3-million contract managing the seismic and historical upgrade of the 65-year-old City Hall.
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July 23, 1993 | STEPHANIE SIMON and DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS; Times staff writers Carlos V. Lozano and Jim Newton contributed to this story
Ventura County prosecutors and the FBI have launched a statewide investigation into an international construction management firm that allegedly overbilled clients for projects ranging from a $64-million performing arts center in Thousand Oaks to a new federal courthouse in San Francisco, The Times has learned. Federal search warrants were served this week on the Los Angeles and Thousand Oaks offices of Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1993 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An international construction management firm under FBI investigation for allegedly double-billing several government clients statewide failed to disclose business ties to South Africa when bidding to oversee the $92-million renovation of Los Angeles City Hall, officials said Tuesday. Lehrer McGovern Bovis, whose Los Angeles and Thousand Oaks offices were searched last week as part of a broad federal fraud investigation, declared in March that it does no business in South Africa.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1993 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An international construction management firm under FBI investigation for allegedly double-billing several government clients statewide failed to disclose business ties to South Africa when bidding to oversee the $92-million renovation of Los Angeles City Hall, officials said Tuesday. Lehrer McGovern Bovis, whose Los Angeles and Thousand Oaks offices were searched last week as part of a broad federal fraud investigation, declared in March that it does no business in South Africa.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1993 | STEPHANIE SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city of Thousand Oaks paid significantly higher than usual hourly rates for mid-level employees of the company supervising work at the Civic Arts Plaza during the first phase of the project, according to industry sources. Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc., now the target of a federal and county fraud probe for suspected double-billing, agreed to cut its hourly rates considerably for the second phase of the project, which started in July, 1992.
NATIONAL
June 10, 2006 | Michael J. Goodman and William C. Rempel, Times Staff Writers
One Nevada judge was nearly indicted on blackmail charges. Another ruled repeatedly for a casino corporation in which he held more than 10,000 shares. Still another overruled state authorities and decided in favor of a gambling boss who was notorious as a mob frontman, and whose casino did the judge a $2,800 favor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 12, 1993 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A construction-management firm suspected of double-billing the city of Thousand Oaks won a contract Wednesday to renovate Los Angeles City Hall despite business ties to South Africa that violate the city's anti-apartheid policy. In an 11-2 vote, the Los Angeles City Council waived its policy and selected Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc. for a $3-million contract managing the seismic and historical upgrade of the 65-year-old City Hall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1995 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Local and federal prosecutors have cleared the firm that oversaw construction of the new $64-million Civic Arts Plaza of fraudulently overbilling the city of Thousand Oaks, officials announced Thursday. Ending a two-year investigation of more than two dozen contracts, prosecutors concluded that Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc. billed Thousand Oaks nearly $84,000 and 23 other clients about $111,000 for work never done--amounts the company has repaid.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1993 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The audience wore hard hats and, between bites of roast duck and bon appetit pasta salad, listened appreciatively as the band played the show tune "It's a Rainy Day" in deference to the blazing heat.
NEWS
July 23, 1993 | STEPHANIE SIMON and DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS; Times staff writers Carlos V. Lozano and Jim Newton contributed to this story
Ventura County prosecutors and the FBI have launched a statewide investigation into an international construction management firm that allegedly overbilled clients for projects ranging from a $64-million performing arts center in Thousand Oaks to a new federal courthouse in San Francisco, The Times has learned. Federal search warrants were served this week on the Los Angeles and Thousand Oaks offices of Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1996 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The advisory panel on Los Angeles City Hall seismic retrofitting recommended a scaled-down $165-million project Wednesday, sacrificing earlier plans to modernize the building and confining the work to preserving its safety. The plan, advanced by the 14-member group headed by real estate developer Stuart Ketchum and including several seismic experts, foresees the eventual reoccupation of all City Hall floors with the exception of the observation deck on top.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 1993 | STEPHANIE SIMON and DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Ventura County prosecutors and the FBI have launched a statewide fraud investigation triggered by allegations of double-billing by the company supervising construction of the new $64-million Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, The Times has learned. Sources said Thursday that the investigation focuses on systematic, fraudulent billing by Lehrer McGovern Bovis Inc., an international construction management firm with projects throughout California.
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