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October 7, 1993 | MIKE BOEHM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eight years after he left Huntington Beach for Nashville, Jeff Pearson, country musician by profession and fisherman by avocation, has some tales to tell. But they are still about fish that got away rather than whoppers he's reeled in. Pearson has yet to release a record, or to see a song he has written for another artist climb the country charts. But he has remained active and afloat since 1985 in a big musical pond in which many a would-be contender quickly goes belly up.
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January 14, 2011 | By Anthony York and Shane Goldmacher, Los Angeles Times
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday had a taste of the forces he is up against as he tries to sell his budget plan. Dozens of anti-tax activists gathered near the Capitol to mobilize against him. Legislators staked out partisan ground, as the state Senate leader punished his only Republican committee chairman for calling California's deficit a Democratic problem. And some Democrats complained that the taxes Brown has proposed are not enough. The governor is scrambling to line up bipartisan support for his plan, which includes asking voters to prolong $9 billion in expiring annual income, sales and vehicle tax increases.
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July 19, 1991 | RICK DU BROW, TIMES TELEVISION WRITER
A cable TV special, "The Josephine Baker Story," dramatized the new challenge to the networks when it almost upstaged leading vote-getters "Cheers," "L.A. Law" and "Murphy Brown" in prime-time Emmy nominations announced Thursday. HBO's story of Baker, the flamboyant and controversial American entertainer who dazzled Paris in the 1920s, earned 12 nominations. NBC's "Cheers" and "L.A. Law" and CBS' "Murphy Brown" were only one ahead with 13.
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