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NEWS
October 15, 1995 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the midst of a financial crisis that is forcing the layoff of thousands of health workers, Los Angeles County is investigating whether some doctors who are paid to work full time at county hospitals are shortchanging taxpayers by moonlighting excessively at private practices and other jobs, according to county officials and documents obtained by The Times.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 1996 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a coordinated series of raids Wednesday, Los Angeles County authorities seized records from the homes and offices of five county doctors in an effort to determine if they are ripping off taxpayers by moonlighting excessively at private practices and other jobs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1996 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The director of the struggling Los Angeles Convention Center has been moonlighting as a consultant to help build a facility in Hawaii that could siphon away some of Los Angeles' convention trade. Dick Walsh, who earns $131,607 a year from his post as the center's general manager, has collected nearly $80,000 from the Hawaii Convention Center Authority over the past two years, according to documents obtained by The Times.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 9, 1996 | BENJAMIN EPSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Santiago String Quartet, which plays Sunday at the historic Bradford House in Placentia, is not in it for the money. (Tickets are free.) All its members have day jobs, not to mention night jobs. First violinist Linda Owen, for instance, is fine arts coordinator for the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District and a member of the Pacific Symphony. So when are quartet rehearsals? "We don't get to rehearse as much as a professional quartet," Owen allowed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 3, 1997 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles County health officials have decided to fire a vascular surgeon at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center for unauthorized moonlighting, insubordination and failure to fulfill his duties at the public hospital. The action follows an extensive investigation, which concluded that Dr. Edward Sims' conduct severely compromised patient care at the hospital in South Los Angeles.
NEWS
March 22, 1987
Whatever happened to a full season of TV shows without reruns, especially in regard to "Moonlighting"? I'm tired of tuning in faithfully every week only to find an occasional new episode. Seems like "Moonlighting" has taken its viewers for granted. The best episode this season featured a story with Ms. DiPesto and Herbert Viola. Lisa Smith, Valinda
ENTERTAINMENT
August 24, 1986
Excuse me, but who do the producers of "Moonlighting" think they're fooling with that soft filter they use for every shot of Cybill Shepherd? Perhaps they feel that the American viewing public is not strong enough to handle the "real" Cybill. Come on, guys, what's the deal? Out with it--is she deformed or what? The "halo effect" is annoying and unnecessary. It does little to disguise the toll that the years may have taken on Cybill and it makes her eye makeup look funny. ERIN SIMON Los Angeles A "Moonlighting" spokesman said the oft-criticized use of a fuzzy-soft focus on Shepherd's counten a nce was originally employed to effect a '30s movies style, making her look extra glamorous.
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