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July 2, 1990 | HAROLD MAASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A hundred yards off Lover's Point Park, a trio of sea otters glided through thick clumps of pea-green kelp like slalom skiers breezing downhill. They slipped past two scuba divers in the 15-foot-deep water, seemingly unconcerned about predators, pollution and other dangers serious enough to have landed them on the federal threatened species list.
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July 2, 1990 | HAROLD MAASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A hundred yards off Lover's Point Park, a trio of sea otters glided through thick clumps of pea-green kelp like slalom skiers breezing downhill. They slipped past two scuba divers in the 15-foot-deep water, seemingly unconcerned about predators, pollution and other dangers serious enough to have landed them on the federal threatened species list.
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February 27, 1990 | WILLIAM J. EATON and RUDY ABRAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush Administration is debating whether to allow oil and gas drilling in the newly established Monterey Bay national marine sanctuary, Rep. Leon Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) charged Monday. "I think it's nuts," Panetta said at a news conference where he appealed to President Bush to support a ban on oil-gas exploration or development in the highly sensitive waters, which includes parts of the Big Sur coastline and breeding areas for seals and sea lions.
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February 27, 1990 | WILLIAM J. EATON and RUDY ABRAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush Administration is debating whether to allow oil and gas drilling in the newly established Monterey Bay national marine sanctuary, Rep. Leon Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) charged Monday. "I think it's nuts," Panetta said at a news conference where he appealed to President Bush to support a ban on oil-gas exploration or development in the highly sensitive waters, which includes parts of the Big Sur coastline and breeding areas for seals and sea lions.
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May 18, 1992 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid growing indications that his Democratic presidential candidacy is running out of steam, Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. is increasingly looking beyond the primaries to the national movement he aspires to spearhead after the election. The latest discouraging news for Brown was a statewide poll in Oregon that shows him slipping well behind Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton, the likely nominee.
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February 20, 1988 | United Press International
Sen. Albert Gore Jr., gambling on winning big in the Super Tuesday Democratic presidential primaries and caucuses on March 8, Friday attacked the candidates who beat him in Iowa and New Hampshire and predicted his "modern" strategy will pay off. The Tennessee senator criticized his opponents for campaigning "the old way" by "bombarding the airwaves" in Iowa and New Hampshire.
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June 4, 1988 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
A federal report made public Friday charged that the Reagan Administration has grossly played down the environmental dangers posed by offshore oil drilling in Northern California, but Administration officials immediately repudiated the study after it was released. In a sharp break with previous Administration environmental studies, the report by the U.S.
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April 6, 1989 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
Government documents made public Wednesday raised new concerns about oil drilling off the California coast and suggested that the Ronald Reagan Administration deliberately played down the possibility that offshore drilling could have a severe environmental impact.
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