CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 1997 |
The Los Angeles Police Commission on Wednesday announced that it has drawn upon an ethnically diverse group of community and business leaders to serve on a committee that will review candidates for the vacant chief of police job and recommend to the commission a list of at least six top contenders.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1993 |
To: Mayor Dick Riordan City Hall, Los Angeles Dear Dick: A few days ago, in comments following the sentencing of those two cops in the Rodney King case, you said now is the time for the people of L.A. to get to know each other. You specifically mentioned getting to know bank presidents and retired postal workers. It occurred to me when you said it that while my acquaintances ranged from working pimps to unfrocked Jesuits, I didn't know any bank presidents or retired postal workers.
May 27, 1993 |
June--marriage month--is about to bust out as Church of Our Saviour in San Gabriel celebrates 125 years as the oldest Protestant church in the San Gabriel Valley and the first Episcopal church in Southern California. Beginning with the wedding of the rector's daughter in 1868, 2,808 marriages have been blessed within its historic adobe walls. And as part of its year-long anniversary celebration, some couples, from near and far who married there are being invited back by the Rev.
March 16, 1997 |
Antiques are being vetted and polished for the Los Angeles Antiques Show gala May 14. Last year's party was a wild success, with an attendance of 1,500 and more than $600,000 raised for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Women's Guild members Beverly Firestein and Susan W. Robertson are chairwomen. Honorary chairs are Anne and Kirk Douglas, and Veronique and Gregory Peck. The international show, organized by the Antique Dealers Assn.
December 11, 1998 |
The downtown headquarters of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce is filled with photos of each year's top volunteer executive: row after row of distinguished-looking white men, more than 100 in all. It is photographic documentation of an old boy's network that was synonymous with chambers of commerce in this country. But the most recent portrait is different. The subject is Alison A.
July 29, 1992 |
An investment of about $6 billion and the creation of 75,000 to 94,000 jobs are needed to revitalize the economy of Los Angeles' neglected areas, a management consultant for Rebuild L.A. told the organization's board of directors at its first meeting Tuesday. The estimates by Robert D. Taylor of McKinsey & Co. presented a challenge even larger than Rebuild L.A. co-chairman Peter V. Ueberroth has described in interviews.