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April 24, 1986
Unsuccessful City Council candidate Ralph Howe has withdrawn his request for a recount of 9th District ballots cast in the April 8 primary election. Howe, who received 1,435 votes, or 37.2%, deposited a $553 check to pay for the recount last week after City Clerk Shelba Powell told him that incumbent Warren Harwood's 1,973 votes were only 17 more than the simple majority he needed to avoid a June runoff with Howe.
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June 11, 1987 | TED ROHRLICH, Times Staff Writer
A key Los Angeles County grand juror who complained publicly about a possible obstruction of the panel's efforts to investigate a rape complaint against palimony lawyer Marvin Mitchelson was threatened with contempt of court this week by a judge and resigned in protest. Jack E.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1987 | TED ROHRLICH, Times Staff Writer
A key Los Angeles County grand juror who complained publicly about a possible obstruction of the panel's efforts to investigate a rape complaint against palimony lawyer Marvin Mitchelson was threatened with contempt of court this week by a judge and resigned in protest. Jack E.
NEWS
April 24, 1986
Unsuccessful City Council candidate Ralph Howe has withdrawn his request for a recount of 9th District ballots cast in the April 8 primary election. Howe, who received 1,435 votes, or 37.2%, deposited a $553 check to pay for the recount last week after City Clerk Shelba Powell told him that incumbent Warren Harwood's 1,973 votes were only 17 more than the simple majority he needed to avoid a June runoff with Howe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1987 | TED ROHRLICH, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles County's presiding judge Friday barred a grand juror who complained about a possible obstruction of the panel's effort to investigate a rape accusation against palimony attorney Marvin Mitchelson from participating when the grand jury considers most criminal cases. Acting at the request of the district attorney's office, presiding Superior Court Judge Jack E.
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NEWS
April 6, 1986
Twenty-six candidates in four City Council races will be on Tuesday's municipal ballot in Long Beach. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. There are 15,465 registered voters in District 1; 24,269 in District 3; 18,903 in District 7, and 16,704 in District 9. District 1: Ron Batson, 46, attorney; Evan Anderson Braude, 38, attorney; John Carl Brogdon, 57, supervising appraiser, county assessor; Thomas (Ski) Demski, 56, bumper sticker manufacturer; Paul W. Diefenbach Sr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 3, 1986 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
A retired Sherman Oaks businessman, Edward E. Roseman, was named foreman of the 1986-87 Los Angeles County Grand Jury when 23 new jurors were sworn in to serve on the watchdog panel. The jury, drawn by lot for a one-year term concluding next June, was sworn in Tuesday by Judge James Koltz, former Superior Court presiding judge.
NEWS
December 29, 1985 | DARYL KELLEY, Times Staff Writer
The Chamber of Commerce, in an attempt to remove itself from local partisan politics, has stopped collecting funds for a political action committee it founded two years ago. The chamber's board of directors has voted overwhelmingly to eliminate a box from its monthly dues bill that members checked when contributing $10 to the Long Beach Political Action Committee, said Rolfe Arnhym, chamber executive director.
NEWS
May 15, 1986 | DARYL KELLEY, Times Staff Writer
A yearlong effort by Councilman Warren Harwood and homeowner groups to prohibit or restrict entertainment at a North Long Beach gay bar ended in defeat Tuesday when the City Council voted 6 to 3 to allow dancing at Club Sylvia until 2 a.m. seven nights a week. The council, which had allowed entertainment only on weekends and holidays until midnight, lifted those restrictions with its fifth vote on the issue since last July.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1987 | TED ROHRLICH, Times Staff Writer
A key member of the Los Angeles County Grand Jury has complained that state and local prosecutors and a judge may be improperly frustrating the panel's efforts to investigate a rape accusation against famed palimony lawyer Marvin Mitchelson. "What we're really dealing with here, in my opinion, is a possible obstruction of the grand jury, which is supposed to be a totally independent body," said Ralph Howe, the grand jury's foreman pro tem and chairman of its criminal justice committee.
NEWS
August 7, 1986 | DARYL KELLEY, Times Staff Writer
Concerned about the costs of their recent campaigns, first-term Councilmen Ray Grabinski and Evan Anderson Braude say they will support a new push to limit campaign contributions in city elections. Braude and Grabinski join Wallace Edgerton, Thomas Clark and Warren Harwood--a majority of the nine-member City Council--in a loosely knit coalition that favors a cap on how much money individuals and organizations can give in municipal races.
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