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June 4, 1992 | TINA GRIEGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The champagne and soda had gone flat, the chips were just crumbs and most of the supporters had already headed home to bed, but in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, a drama was being played out in two of the Southeast's central Congressional districts. Throughout Tuesday evening and long past midnight, Compton Unified School District Trustee Lynn Dymally and Compton Mayor Walter R. Tucker III jockeyed back and forth in a nerve-racking battle for lead position in the 37th District, which includes Compton, Carson and Hawthorne.
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August 12, 1994 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If any one word can be applied to Walter R. Tucker III, the congressman from Compton who was indicted Thursday for bribery and income tax evasion, it would have to be resilient. Not only did he survive a scandalous legal transgression that would have buried most--he thrived. In 1988, Tucker, a former prosecutor in the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, was charged with tampering with the date on photographs he was using as evidence in a narcotics case in an effort to cover up his having withheld the evidence from the defense.
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May 31, 1992 | TINA GRIEGO and GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Any notion that the 37th Congressional District race was going to be a civil campaign disappeared the moment both Compton Mayor Walter Tucker and Compton Unified School District Trustee Lynn Dymally stepped into the ring. In the last few months, Tucker's dismissal from the district attorney's office has been rehashed in detail. The woefully poor test scores and high dropout rate of Compton Unified has been bandied about. Glossy color photos purporting to show Tucker unlawfully using the city car to campaign were sent to the news media--a charge he has denied.
NEWS
June 4, 1992 | TINA GRIEGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The champagne and soda had gone flat, the chips were just crumbs and most of the supporters had already headed home to bed, but in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, a drama was being played out in two of the Southeast's central Congressional districts. Throughout Tuesday evening and long past midnight, Compton Unified School District Trustee Lynn Dymally and Compton Mayor Walter R. Tucker III jockeyed back and forth in a nerve-racking battle for lead position in the 37th District, which includes Compton, Carson and Hawthorne.
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October 25, 1987 | TERRY SPENCER, Times Staff Writer
Control of the long-suffering Compton Unified School District and possibly the job of Supt. Ted D. Kimbrough will be at stake when 17 candidates battle for three board of trustee seats in the Nov. 3 election. The candidates are led by two incumbents--Mary B. Henry, 60, and Bernice Woods, 63. And their challengers include a former school board member who is a convicted felon, two other candidates who face criminal charges, and a dozen other contenders with varying degrees of political experience.
NEWS
August 12, 1994 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If any one word can be applied to Walter R. Tucker III, the congressman from Compton who was indicted Thursday for bribery and income tax evasion, it would have to be resilient. Not only did he survive a scandalous legal transgression that would have buried most--he thrived. In 1988, Tucker, a former prosecutor in the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, was charged with tampering with the date on photographs he was using as evidence in a narcotics case in an effort to cover up his having withheld the evidence from the defense.
NEWS
July 13, 1989
Lynn Dymally, daughter of Rep. Mervyn Dymally (D-Compton), was appointed to the Compton Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night to replace Bernice Woods, who resigned this month after being elected to the City Council. The appointment, which came without any advance public notice by the board, was made on a 4-2 vote, with Trustees Kelvin D. Filer and John Steward voting against it.
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May 17, 1992 | TINA GRIEGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ordered a Paramount-based political action committee to stop publishing campaign mailers that describe Compton Mayor Walter Tucker III as a convicted felon. Judge Richard Kalustian's ruling stems from a $16-million slander lawsuit filed last week by Tucker against the Truth in Politics committee, Rep. Mervyn Dymally and Compton school board member Lynn Dymally, whom Tucker contends are in cahoots to ruin his campaign for Congress.
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October 13, 1994 | JOHN D. WAGNER
School officials are accepting applications to fill the seat formerly held by Lynn Dymally, who was ousted last month after she had not attended a school board meeting in a year. A committee of community members will screen the applicants. The filing deadline is Wednesday. Board officials are expected to announce a successor to Dymally at their Nov. 8 meeting.
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July 27, 1989 | MICHELE FUETSCH, Times Staff Writer
A petition drive has been launched by angry residents to remove Lynn Dymally-Lee, daughter of U. S. Rep. Mervyn Dymally (D-Compton), from the Compton Unified School District board. Leaders of the petition drive are angry because the school board appointed Dymally-Lee without public notification. She was appointed earlier this month to fill the vacancy created when Trustee Bernice Woods resigned to take a seat on the City Council.
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May 31, 1992 | TINA GRIEGO and GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Any notion that the 37th Congressional District race was going to be a civil campaign disappeared the moment both Compton Mayor Walter Tucker and Compton Unified School District Trustee Lynn Dymally stepped into the ring. In the last few months, Tucker's dismissal from the district attorney's office has been rehashed in detail. The woefully poor test scores and high dropout rate of Compton Unified has been bandied about. Glossy color photos purporting to show Tucker unlawfully using the city car to campaign were sent to the news media--a charge he has denied.
NEWS
May 17, 1992 | TINA GRIEGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ordered a Paramount-based political action committee to stop publishing campaign mailers that describe Compton Mayor Walter Tucker III as a convicted felon. Judge Richard Kalustian's ruling stems from a $16-million slander lawsuit filed last week by Tucker against the Truth in Politics committee, Rep. Mervyn Dymally and Compton school board member Lynn Dymally, whom Tucker contends are in cahoots to ruin his campaign for Congress.
NEWS
July 13, 1989
Lynn Dymally, daughter of Rep. Mervyn Dymally (D-Compton), was appointed to the Compton Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night to replace Bernice Woods, who resigned this month after being elected to the City Council. The appointment, which came without any advance public notice by the board, was made on a 4-2 vote, with Trustees Kelvin D. Filer and John Steward voting against it.
NEWS
October 25, 1987 | TERRY SPENCER, Times Staff Writer
Control of the long-suffering Compton Unified School District and possibly the job of Supt. Ted D. Kimbrough will be at stake when 17 candidates battle for three board of trustee seats in the Nov. 3 election. The candidates are led by two incumbents--Mary B. Henry, 60, and Bernice Woods, 63. And their challengers include a former school board member who is a convicted felon, two other candidates who face criminal charges, and a dozen other contenders with varying degrees of political experience.
NEWS
May 31, 1990
Teachers in the Compton schools said they will mount a legal fight against a resolution passed by the school board Tuesday night requiring employees to provide written proof of the need for any absences. The resolution is an attempt by the board to thwart incidents of the so-called blue flu, the one-day "sick-ins" that teachers have staged since March to protest stalled contract negotiations.
NEWS
October 26, 1989
Five school board candidates, including incumbent John Stewart, have been endorsed by the Compton Education Assn., which represents more than 1,000 teachers in the Compton Unified School District. The union also gave a $500 campaign contribution to each candidate it endorsed. Challengers who won endorsements were Omar Bradley, a Lynwood High School teacher; Sadie R. Benham, a child-care center teacher; the Rev. Gary Daniels, a clergyman and teacher, and Saul E.
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