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January 26, 1990 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The California Supreme Court on Thursday opened the way for women and minorities denied membership in a private country club to sue for discrimination under the state civil rights law. In a brief order, the justices refused to hear claims by attorneys for a Northern California golf club that it was not a "business establishment" subject to the anti-discrimination provisions of the civil rights law, known as the Unruh Act.
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January 26, 1990 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The California Supreme Court on Thursday opened the way for women and minorities denied membership in a private country club to sue for discrimination under the state civil rights law. In a brief order, the justices refused to hear claims by attorneys for a Northern California golf club that it was not a "business establishment" subject to the anti-discrimination provisions of the civil rights law, known as the Unruh Act.
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June 11, 1995 | From Associated Press
Listed herein are private golf courses in Los Angeles and Orange counties and the San Francisco Bay area that restrict women's tee times on Saturday mornings, according to golf pros and club officials. Some courses also restrict women's play on Sunday mornings. Also listed are courses that reported no such restrictions. Courses surveyed were listed in California Golf: The Complete Guide, 1995 edition.
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June 11, 1995 | DAVID KLIGMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Saturday morning is prime time for California golfers: The air is cool, the pace is leisurely and a coveted early tee time allows players to get in 18 holes without blowing the whole day. At many private golf courses, however, Saturday morning tee times are a luxury reserved for men. Continuing a practice that some states have moved to end, 34 of 74 private golf courses in the Los Angeles and San Francisco metropolitan areas ban women during prime weekend hours, an Associated Press review found.
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October 7, 1989 | PHILIP HAGER, Times Staff Writer
In the first ruling of its kind in California, a state Court of Appeal held Friday that a private country club could be barred under state anti-discrimination laws from denying membership to women. The decision opened the way for a broader legal assault on private, members-only organizations that have already suffered major setbacks in the courts in recent years.
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May 30, 1996 | CARL INGRAM and MAX VANZI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The state Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have allowed private country clubs that do limited business with the public to prohibit women as full members. The bill proposed exempting from state antidiscrimination laws such nonprofit organizations as golf and tennis clubs that regularly engage in limited business transactions with nonmembers. The bill, carried by Sen.
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