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August 22, 2003 | Patrick McGreevy, Roger Vincent and Jean Guccione, Times Staff Writers
Prosecutors on Thursday searched the Beverly Hills offices of developer Alan Casden, a contender to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, as part of an investigation into possible violations of campaign finance laws in the 2001 city mayoral race. The 57-year-old Casden is on the Forbes 400 list of wealthy Americans, and since the 1970s, he has developed or acquired about 90,000 apartment units, mostly in Southern California, with a value of $5 billion.
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August 22, 2003 | Patrick McGreevy, Roger Vincent and Jean Guccione, Times Staff Writers
Prosecutors on Thursday searched the Beverly Hills offices of developer Alan Casden, a contender to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, as part of an investigation into possible violations of campaign finance laws in the 2001 city mayoral race. The 57-year-old Casden is on the Forbes 400 list of wealthy Americans, and since the 1970s, he has developed or acquired about 90,000 apartment units, mostly in Southern California, with a value of $5 billion.
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SPORTS
September 29, 1994 | MARYANN HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The canceled baseball season claimed its latest victims Wednesday when the Dodgers laid off almost 20 front-office employees, some who had worked for the team at least 20 years. It was the first time in recent history that the club has had layoffs of such magnitude. Those affected were scouts as well as secretaries and switchboard operators. "We have never gone through anything like this before," said Fred Claire, executive vice president. "It was not easy at all."
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September 29, 1994 | MARYANN HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The canceled baseball season claimed its latest victims Wednesday when the Dodgers laid off almost 20 front-office employees, some who had worked for the team at least 20 years. It was the first time in recent history that the club has had layoffs of such magnitude. Those affected were scouts as well as secretaries and switchboard operators. "We have never gone through anything like this before," said Fred Claire, executive vice president. "It was not easy at all."
SPORTS
November 7, 2009
Jamie McCourt has asked the courts to override a legal agreement that grants "all assets of the Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball team" solely to Frank McCourt because she was "unaware of what she was signing, was unaware of what the effect would be." If she's successful, is there any chance the Dodgers can use that argument to get out of the second year of Manny's contract? Steven Smullen Torrance :: Jamie McCourt should hire Scott Boras as her agent if she wants to end up as owner of the Dodgers, get her job back -- and probably get an option year at her choice.
NEWS
September 15, 1989
About 200 people who thought that they had won free tickets for the state lottery and to professional sports games actually won a trip to jail, courtesy of a Bakersfield police sting operation. Letters from an official-sounding, but entirely fictitious, "Bakersfield Area Department of Lottery" were mailed to misdemeanor and felony suspects whom police had been unable to arrest.
NEWS
March 26, 1987
Actors, athletes and recording artists urged Americans to swear off drinking for an "Alcohol-Free Weekend" April 3-5 in an event sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism. April has been designated National Alcohol Awareness Month, and the council said that one in 10 American adults is an alcoholic. It attributes about 100,000 deaths yearly to alcoholism.
NEWS
May 18, 1989 | From Times wire services
A Riverside construction worker was the winner of $21.3 million in California's latest "Lotto 6/49" game, lottery officials said today. But there were thousands of disappointed people who thought they won big or small prizes--when a set of wrong numbers was broadcast by a Los Angeles television station Wednesday night. The construction worker, Layne Landry, is the second-largest prize winner in the history of the Lotto game. There were $25.7 million payouts to a pair of winners when a $51.4-million jackpot was split June 4. Landry, who is married with four children, had purchased his ticket at a Fast-Trip convenience store in Riverside.
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April 17, 1999 | JAMES MEIER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Five young men suspected of committing 31 South County burglaries in the past month were arrested early Friday in Dana Point, police said. The Orange County Sheriff's Department had assembled a 30-member multi-agency team to end a rash of break-ins of coffee shops, auto-repair businesses and vehicles parked on the street, Sheriff's Lt. Paul Ratchford said. Shortly after 4 a.m. Friday, officers arrested Jayson Townsend, 21, of Dana Point, who police believe was the ring leader.
BUSINESS
July 1, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
News Corp. on Wednesday said it lost $7 million on the $128-million sale of its stake in the Staples Center arena in downtown Los Angeles to billionaire Philip Anschutz. News Corp., the Sydney, Australia-based media company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, sold its 40% stake to Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. in May. Terms were not disclosed at the time. The company disclosed the loss Wednesday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. News Corp.
BUSINESS
September 18, 2012 | By Walter Hamilton
The company that owns the Staples Center and the Los Angeles Kings announced late Tuesday it is being put up for sale, sparking a potential billion-dollar bidding war for some of the sports and entertainment world's glitziest properties. The Anschutz Co., run by Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz, said it is seeking a buyer for its AEG subsidiary, which also has stakes in the L.A. Live entertainment venue in downtown Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Kings professional hockey team and the Los Angeles Galaxy pro soccer team.
SPORTS
March 28, 1989 | From Times wire services
will probably be several more weeks before the baseball commissioner's investigation into allegations against Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose's is completed, the lawyer heading the inquiry said today. The announcement apparently clears the way for Rose to be with the Reds when they play the Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball's traditional opener on Monday in Cincinnati. "I have advised Commissioner (Peter V.
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