July 28, 1991
I do not agree with the Santa Monica City Council's decision to place a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Palisades Park. It would be more appropriate to have a statue of someone who has had an influence in Santa Monica. I urge the City Council to reconsider. NANCY JOHNSON Santa Monica
December 2, 1995 |
The chairwoman of the House ethics panel, charged with investigating a complaint against Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), acknowledged Friday that on at least four occasions she assisted the political action committee that is at the heart of the probe. Her statement came the same day Washington newspapers reported that Gingrich has decided to lower his public profile in favor of less controversial Republicans. Rep. Nancy L. Johnson (R-Conn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1990
A 43-year-old Oxnard woman died when her 16-year-old daughter, who was driving their car, took her eyes off the road and drifted into oncoming traffic, authorities said. Felicia Torres was driving her mother, Alicia Rodriguez, westbound on Pleasant Valley Road near Hailes Road when she glanced away to reach for her purse, said Officer Randy Klucker of the California Highway Patrol. The car drifted into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a car driven by Darel McCauley, 36, of Oxnard.
June 8, 1997 |
The lawyer hired by the House to conduct an ethics investigation of Newt Gingrich has been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury in connection with an intercepted telephone conversation involving Gingrich and other Republican leaders, sources said. The Justice Department has been investigating how that recording ended up in newspapers. James M. Cole, the subpoenaed lawyer, was the outside counsel for the probe. John and Alice Martin of Fort White, Fla.
April 22, 2004 |
Two former executives and a former energy trader for Duke Energy Corp.'s trading unit pleaded not guilty to charges of using bogus trades to inflate profit and secure higher bonuses for themselves. Former vice presidents Timothy Kramer, 40, and Todd Reid, 41, and former energy trader Brian Lavielle, 33, were taken into custody and released on bonds of $100,000 each. They entered their pleas before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nancy Johnson in Houston.
November 12, 2004
Political comic Bill Maher has been hit with a $9-million lawsuit from a former flight attendant who claims he broke promises to marry her, shook her at a party and offended her with "degrading" racial comments. Nancy Johnson, who also worked as a model under the name "Coco Johnsen," accused Maher, the host of HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher," of fraud, battery and assault in her suit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.