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February 9, 1986
Los Angeles Marathon Inc. has established a charitable foundation to raise funds for community organizations as well as fitness and sports-related awareness programs. The foundation is in connection with the Los Angeles Marathon March 9. Initial beneficiares of the foundation include the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn., Los Angeles Police Memorial Fund, Junior League of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times charities and the Charles R.
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June 16, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Los Angeles Marathon President William Burke is among a dozen people who agreed to pay fines to the city Ethics Commission for campaign finance violations, the panel said Thursday. Burke has agreed to pay $750 for violating the $500 limit on contributions to council campaigns when he and his company each made $500 contributions to Nick Pacheco's 2003 campaign.
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May 9, 1996 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A bitterly divided City Council on Wednesday voted to extend the contract of Los Angeles Marathon Inc. until 2005, despite questions about whether the city is paid enough to cover its costs and controversy over campaign money-laundering by the company that runs the race. In approving the contract--in which Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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March 1, 2005 | Helene Elliott, Times Staff Writer
With every footstep pounding along the 26-mile, 385-yard course, with every pump of the pedals on the 22-mile bike tour and every turn in the wheelchair race, the Los Angeles Marathon will move closer to a crossroads Sunday. Launched to sustain the civic pride born during the 1984 Olympics, the L.A. Marathon has become more a celebration than a competition, raising $16 million for local charities and becoming the fourth-largest marathon in the U.S.
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September 28, 1994
The state Fair Political Practices Commission and the Los Angeles Ethics Commission haven't exactly had kind words for each other lately. And that's truly unfortunate, because these two watchdog agencies were created to safeguard the public interest by fighting political corruption, not bashing each other. Bad blood or no, both deserve praise for a joint investigation that has yielded a substantial settlement in a case of laundered campaign contributions.
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February 23, 2003 | John Ortega, Times Staff Writer
The growth of the Los Angeles Marathon is expected to continue next Sunday when the predicted minimum 20,000 runners start the race near Figueroa and 6th streets at 8:30 a.m. Marie Patrick, executive vice president of the Los Angeles Marathon Inc., said she expects the number at the start line to actually surpass last year's record 22,107 runners. With a race-record 18,737 official finishers in 2002, the L.A.
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November 11, 2004 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
The company that stages the Los Angeles Marathon has been sold to a Chicago firm for more than $15 million in a deal that had city officials questioning Wednesday whether they should continue subsidizing the footrace with $370,000 in traffic control and policing each year. William Burke and Marie Patrick, partners in Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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March 2, 2002 | TINA DAUNT and GARY KLEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles Marathon is expected to bring 23,000 runners to the city and pump $22 million into the local economy this week. Still, some local officials worry that the event is costing the city too much. Under Los Angeles Marathon Inc.'s current contract, the company must pay about $130,000 annually to the city for the right to hold the marathon, to be held Sunday. But the city spends more than $500,000 to control traffic, close streets and patrol the route.
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October 8, 1994 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles City Controller Rick Tuttle said Friday that his office will launch an inquiry to determine whether the city receives adequate compensation from the operators of the Los Angeles Marathon, who recently admitted to illegally laundering campaign donations to city officials. Tuttle said a preliminary inquiry by his office had found inadequate records to determine whether Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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September 28, 1994 | JAMES RAINEY and RICH CONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The revelation that the Los Angeles Marathon laundered political contributions evoked muted concern Tuesday among Los Angeles officials, with many saying they consider the annual race a major success and do not want to tamper with its operation. Several key City Council members said Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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November 11, 2004 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
The company that stages the Los Angeles Marathon has been sold to a Chicago firm for more than $15 million in a deal that had city officials questioning Wednesday whether they should continue subsidizing the footrace with $370,000 in traffic control and policing each year. William Burke and Marie Patrick, partners in Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
SPORTS
February 23, 2003 | John Ortega, Times Staff Writer
The growth of the Los Angeles Marathon is expected to continue next Sunday when the predicted minimum 20,000 runners start the race near Figueroa and 6th streets at 8:30 a.m. Marie Patrick, executive vice president of the Los Angeles Marathon Inc., said she expects the number at the start line to actually surpass last year's record 22,107 runners. With a race-record 18,737 official finishers in 2002, the L.A.
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March 2, 2002 | TINA DAUNT and GARY KLEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles Marathon is expected to bring 23,000 runners to the city and pump $22 million into the local economy this week. Still, some local officials worry that the event is costing the city too much. Under Los Angeles Marathon Inc.'s current contract, the company must pay about $130,000 annually to the city for the right to hold the marathon, to be held Sunday. But the city spends more than $500,000 to control traffic, close streets and patrol the route.
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May 9, 1996 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A bitterly divided City Council on Wednesday voted to extend the contract of Los Angeles Marathon Inc. until 2005, despite questions about whether the city is paid enough to cover its costs and controversy over campaign money-laundering by the company that runs the race. In approving the contract--in which Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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January 13, 1995 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To the chagrin of ethics watchdogs, Los Angeles city officials twice this week have softened the blow of fines levied against firms for laundering campaign money to City Hall politicians. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Transportation Commission voted 6-0 to permit Bell Cab Cooperative to expand its operations by absorbing 250 "bandit cabs" into its fleet--only months after Bell agreed to pay $85,000 in fines for disguising the source of campaign contributions.
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October 8, 1994 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles City Controller Rick Tuttle said Friday that his office will launch an inquiry to determine whether the city receives adequate compensation from the operators of the Los Angeles Marathon, who recently admitted to illegally laundering campaign donations to city officials. Tuttle said a preliminary inquiry by his office had found inadequate records to determine whether Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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January 13, 1995 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To the chagrin of ethics watchdogs, Los Angeles city officials twice this week have softened the blow of fines levied against firms for laundering campaign money to City Hall politicians. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Transportation Commission voted 6-0 to permit Bell Cab Cooperative to expand its operations by absorbing 250 "bandit cabs" into its fleet--only months after Bell agreed to pay $85,000 in fines for disguising the source of campaign contributions.
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October 5, 1994 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission on Tuesday reluctantly agreed to settle money laundering allegations against the firm that runs the Los Angeles Marathon, with a majority of the panel members saying they were disappointed that marathon President William Burke was not forced to accept culpability in the case. The action requires Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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October 5, 1994 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission on Tuesday reluctantly agreed to settle money laundering allegations against the firm that runs the Los Angeles Marathon, with a majority of the panel members saying they were disappointed that marathon President William Burke was not forced to accept culpability in the case. The action requires Los Angeles Marathon Inc.
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September 28, 1994
The state Fair Political Practices Commission and the Los Angeles Ethics Commission haven't exactly had kind words for each other lately. And that's truly unfortunate, because these two watchdog agencies were created to safeguard the public interest by fighting political corruption, not bashing each other. Bad blood or no, both deserve praise for a joint investigation that has yielded a substantial settlement in a case of laundered campaign contributions.
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