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February 28, 1998 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Friday canceled a visit to Washington next week as debate continued in the Security Council over a resolution endorsing his deal with Iraq on weapons inspections. Fred Eckhard, Annan's spokesman, denied that the postponement had anything to do with criticism by Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) and others in Congress of the agreement that the U.N. chief negotiated in Baghdad on Sunday with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
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February 28, 1998 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Friday canceled a visit to Washington next week as debate continued in the Security Council over a resolution endorsing his deal with Iraq on weapons inspections. Fred Eckhard, Annan's spokesman, denied that the postponement had anything to do with criticism by Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) and others in Congress of the agreement that the U.N. chief negotiated in Baghdad on Sunday with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 1997 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
First there was the breakfast with fellow multimillionaire Steve Forbes to announce that his magazine had picked Los Angeles for its annual confab of the nation's top business chiefs. Then came word from the White House that President Clinton would be joining today's Washington document-signing ceremony for a local $1.9-billion rail and truck corridor. For Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, Thursday opened opportunities for two turns on the national stage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1997 | FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan came to Congress on Thursday like a parent to the principal's office, asking the federal government to overlook past sins and continue to fund transportation projects beset by bad management, hapless construction and political squabbling. But he traveled 2,300 miles to make a pitch that lasted all of six minutes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1995
State Supt. of Schools Delaine Eastin has chosen Lynwood High's student body president to represent California in next year's U.S. Senate Youth Program. Joel Estrada, who also serves as the California Youth Governor, will join a high school student from Tracy during a trip to Washington in March. They are among 104 students scheduled to meet their senators and perhaps President Bill Clinton during a four-day visit.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After meeting with federal authorities in Washington, a contingent of south Orange County officials said Saturday they feel confident they will have a voice in the conversion of the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1993 | GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor-elect Richard Riordan led a delegation of Los Angeles city officials here Tuesday to ask the federal government for "a hand, not a handout" in helping with needs ranging from hiring more police officers to creating special enterprise zones in riot-torn communities. Riordan also had an impromptu 20-minute meeting with President Clinton after a scheduled appointment with White House Chief of Staff Thomas F. (Mack) McLarty.
NEWS
December 7, 1992 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President-elect Bill Clinton stayed largely behind closed doors Sunday as he prepared for a week of activity including a trip to Washington today and Tuesday and his first announcements of Cabinet nominees, which are expected Wednesday or Thursday. With his decision to announce Sen. Lloyd Bentsen (D-Tex.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1997 | FAYE FIORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan came to Congress on Thursday like a parent to the principal's office, asking the federal government to overlook past sins and continue to fund transportation projects beset by bad management, hapless construction and political squabbling. But he traveled 2,300 miles to make a pitch that lasted all of six minutes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 1997 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
First there was the breakfast with fellow multimillionaire Steve Forbes to announce that his magazine had picked Los Angeles for its annual confab of the nation's top business chiefs. Then came word from the White House that President Clinton would be joining today's Washington document-signing ceremony for a local $1.9-billion rail and truck corridor. For Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, Thursday opened opportunities for two turns on the national stage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1995
State Supt. of Schools Delaine Eastin has chosen Lynwood High's student body president to represent California in next year's U.S. Senate Youth Program. Joel Estrada, who also serves as the California Youth Governor, will join a high school student from Tracy during a trip to Washington in March. They are among 104 students scheduled to meet their senators and perhaps President Bill Clinton during a four-day visit.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1994 | FRANK MESSINA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After meeting with federal authorities in Washington, a contingent of south Orange County officials said Saturday they feel confident they will have a voice in the conversion of the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1993 | GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor-elect Richard Riordan led a delegation of Los Angeles city officials here Tuesday to ask the federal government for "a hand, not a handout" in helping with needs ranging from hiring more police officers to creating special enterprise zones in riot-torn communities. Riordan also had an impromptu 20-minute meeting with President Clinton after a scheduled appointment with White House Chief of Staff Thomas F. (Mack) McLarty.
NEWS
December 7, 1992 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President-elect Bill Clinton stayed largely behind closed doors Sunday as he prepared for a week of activity including a trip to Washington today and Tuesday and his first announcements of Cabinet nominees, which are expected Wednesday or Thursday. With his decision to announce Sen. Lloyd Bentsen (D-Tex.
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