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August 30, 1996 | JEAN MERL and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Inglewood officials, signaling that they are not about to give up in their high-stakes battle to keep the Kings and the Lakers in town, have sweetened their offer to team owners--and taken a few more jabs at rival Los Angeles in the bargain. A representative for the Kings' owners, who recently submitted a nonbinding proposal to Los Angeles to build a downtown arena, said Thursday that the Inglewood proposal--which includes free land and up to $30 million in cash--is under study.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1996 | JEAN MERL and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Inglewood officials, signaling that they are not about to give up in their high-stakes battle to keep the Kings and the Lakers in town, have sweetened their offer to team owners--and taken a few more jabs at rival Los Angeles in the bargain. A representative for the Kings' owners, who recently submitted a nonbinding proposal to Los Angeles to build a downtown arena, said Thursday that the Inglewood proposal--which includes free land and up to $30 million in cash--is under study.
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SPORTS
February 25, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Tony McGee, the leading scorer on the Cal State Los Angeles basketball team, was suspended for the remaining regular-season game after a locker-room argument with Coach Henry Dyer that followed the Golden Eagles' 96-88 victory over Pacific Christian on Tuesday.
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February 11, 1986
The Cal State Los Angeles men's basketball team defeated Chapman College, 83-62, in a California Collegiate Athletic Assn. game in Los Angeles Monday. Center Tony Brown scored 18 points and guard Shaun Holiday added 16 to lead the Golden Eagles. Karl Tompkins and Kelly Huston scored 16 and 12 points, respectively, for the Panthers. Chapman (1-8 in conference, 6-16 overall) plays host to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Friday.
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July 26, 1988
Marques Johnson, forward for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, was arrested Saturday and booked on suspicion of beating his wife, police said. Joycelyn Johnson, 31, told officers at the West Los Angeles Police Station that Johnson struck her several times. There were minor injuries visible on Joycelyn Johnson, according to Police Lt. Fred Nixon and officers who went to the couple's Bel-Air residence and arrested her husband. He was later released on $5,000 bail.
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April 28, 1998
Longtime Ventura businessman Gilbert L. Cartwright died Friday. He was 66. Cartwright was born June 27, 1931, in Bakersfield. He moved to Ventura in 1973 from San Francisco and opened up Cartwright's Hot Dogs at Five Points mall in Ventura. In 1984, Cartwright opened Sleep World, a bed and mattress store. "He loved his job," said saleswoman Pam Vaughn , who knew Cartwright for five years. "I couldn't see him ever retiring. He loved it. I think he would have been bored if he retired."
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February 9, 1989
A Los Angeles City Council panel has recommended that the city accept liability for operating a navigational beacon atop the Forum in Inglewood so that it can begin guiding pilots landing at International Airport. The council's Industry and Economic Development Committee recommended Tuesday having the city indemnify the Forum, owned by Jerry Buss and used by Buss' Los Angeles Lakers basketball team and the Los Angeles Kings hockey club.
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August 1, 1987
Robert W. Burdick has been named editor of the Daily News of Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley-based newspaper's owner, Jack Kent Cooke, said Friday. Burdick, 39, formerly managing editor for news, succeeds Timothy M. Kelly, who resigned this week to become managing editor of the Orange County Register. Before joining the Daily News in October, 1984, Burdick was an assistant managing editor at the Denver Post. He assumes the new duties immediately.
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February 27, 1998
Students from John Adams Middle School in South-Central Los Angeles exchanged their textbooks for paintbrushes Thursday as they created a mural in a school hallway as apart of a program run by the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. The Clippers' TEAMup (program encourages schools to get involved with environmental and educational projects.
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September 29, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Real estate magnate Donald Sterling will pay $25,000 to settle charges that he harassed tenants in three rent-controlled buildings he owns in Santa Monica, city officials said. Part of the payment will go to eight tenants and the rest will be used by the city for future consumer-protection enforcement.
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