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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1993 | SHARON BERNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ACLU filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday on behalf of three Latino teen-agers refused admission to Magic Mountain, but said it will rethink the case after one of the teen-agers told The Times that he had admitted to amusement park guards that he was affiliated with a gang.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 2013 | By Stephen Ceasar
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Dr. Christian Head, a surgeon at UCLA's medical school, will receive $4.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents, the university system announced Thursday. The agreement settles the lawsuit , filed in April, which accused the university of failing to prevent discrimination, harassment and retaliation against Head. The head and neck surgeon alleged that he was retaliated against for filing complaints through normal channels and was denied teaching opportunities.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1998
Five black firefighters sued the Inglewood Fire Department and the firefighters' union Tuesday, claiming that they were denied equal treatment and promotions because of racism in the department. The suit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles, alleges that the Fire Department has no black management personnel, even though the city is more than 40% African American.
SPORTS
December 1, 2000 | LANCE PUGMIRE
The Chino Valley Unified School District has settled a lawsuit that accused Chino Hills Ayala High with fostering a racially hostile environment within its basketball program, the second such case to be settled before it went to trial. Without conceding any wrongdoing, Chino Valley Unified will pay $75,000 to former Ayala basketball player Henry Frierson and his mother, Sherelle Johnson.
SPORTS
December 1, 2000 | LANCE PUGMIRE
The Chino Valley Unified School District has settled a lawsuit that accused Chino Hills Ayala High with fostering a racially hostile environment within its basketball program, the second such case to be settled before it went to trial. Without conceding any wrongdoing, Chino Valley Unified will pay $75,000 to former Ayala basketball player Henry Frierson and his mother, Sherelle Johnson.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 2013 | By Stephen Ceasar
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Dr. Christian Head, a surgeon at UCLA's medical school, will receive $4.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents, the university system announced Thursday. The agreement settles the lawsuit , filed in April, which accused the university of failing to prevent discrimination, harassment and retaliation against Head. The head and neck surgeon alleged that he was retaliated against for filing complaints through normal channels and was denied teaching opportunities.
NEWS
December 1, 1994 | JON GARCIA
City Council members unanimously approved an affirmative action hiring plan Monday, almost five years after an original proposal was drafted. The plan calls for hiring that reflects the ethnic makeup of the county work force. Although no numbers have been set, beginning next July, city officials will set goals for hiring of women and minorities. Those goals, however, will be considered targets and not quotas, according to the plan.
BUSINESS
July 13, 1993 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Denny's restaurant chain has been hit by yet another charge of racial discrimination, this time by a former waiter who alleges that managers at a Costa Mesa restaurant illegally cut back his hours and eventually forced him to quit. The allegations, made in a Superior Court suit filed Friday in Santa Ana by Andre Anderson, who is black, came one day after five African-Americans from San Diego alleged that another Denny's restaurant in Costa Mesa refused to serve them.
NEWS
November 27, 1991 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Democrats sounded the bell on the next round in their long-running fight with President Bush over civil rights Tuesday by introducing a bill to lift the limits imposed on damage awards that women, religious minorities and disabled workers may receive in discrimination suits against their employers. In the Senate, 23 Democrats and three liberal Republicans introduced legislation to remove the caps on damage awards included in the civil rights measure that Bush signed into law last week.
BUSINESS
October 6, 2000 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Walt Disney Co. dodged a bullet this week when civil rights leader Jesse Jackson decided not to file a complaint against the family entertainment giant for its role in a radio promotion called "The Black Hoe."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1998
Five black firefighters sued the Inglewood Fire Department and the firefighters' union Tuesday, claiming that they were denied equal treatment and promotions because of racism in the department. The suit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles, alleges that the Fire Department has no black management personnel, even though the city is more than 40% African American.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1993 | SHARON BERNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ACLU filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday on behalf of three Latino teen-agers refused admission to Magic Mountain, but said it will rethink the case after one of the teen-agers told The Times that he had admitted to amusement park guards that he was affiliated with a gang.
NEWS
September 15, 1994 | JON GARCIA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Rep. Maxine Waters has asked the federal Justice Department to make sure the Hawthorne Police Department is not discriminating against black officers and applicants before federal money is released for a community policing program. In a letter to U.S. Atty. Gen. Janet Reno, Waters (D-Compton) raised concerns about the department's hiring practices and racial makeup. The force has only three African Americans among 90 sworn officers, or about 3%, city officials say.
NEWS
November 3, 1994 | JON GARCIA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Unlike the acrimonious races of the past, this fall's special election for an open seat on the Centinela Valley Union High School District board has been marked by little mudslinging. Candidates Ann Birdsall and John Dragone Jr. have chosen instead to target current Supt. Joseph M. Carrillo for problems they say plague the district.
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