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July 7, 2008
Helms' death: The obituary of former Sen. Jesse Helms in Saturday's Section A incorrectly described the nomination of William F. Weld to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico. Weld was nominated by President Clinton, not President Reagan; his nomination came after he served as governor of Massachusetts, not before.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 2012 | By Jack Dolan and Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said Tuesday that the corruption investigation of Assessor John Noguez has grown to include multiple targets and that he intends to seek grand jury indictments in the near future. In his first public comments about the expanding criminal probe, Cooley also accused the union that represents assessor's office employees of interfering with the investigation by ordering members to refuse to cooperate without permission from Noguez's office.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 3, 1993 | KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move touted by officials as a way to reinforce local government's anti-drug philosophy, Orange County has been negotiating to implement random drug testing within the Sheriff's Department. If approved by the 1,192-member Assn. of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs, the department would become only the second law enforcement agency in the county to adopt such a policy.
NEWS
March 5, 2009
'Entourage' condo: The Feb. 21 Hot Property column in the Home section reported that the Hollywood Hills condo used to film HBO's "Entourage," available for lease at $6,950 a month, comes with many of the same furnishings and decor used in the show. According to Jill Sprayregen Henkel, set decorator for "Entourage," only the built-ins and draperies used in the show are part of the lease.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1997 | JON STEINMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A former Burbank union official has pleaded guilty to embezzling $8,500 from a union representing 1,800 office workers in the entertainment industry, officials said Wednesday. Prosecutors will recommend that Linda Contreras, 43, be sentenced to eight to 14 months in prison and fined $15,218 when sentenced Jan. 5. She faces a maximum sentence of 51 years in prison and a $110,000 fine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 2005 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Many Los Angeles residents were unaware that an independent police force patrols the city's airports until this spring, when unions representing the department mounted an aggressive campaign to defeat a measure that would have transferred control of the force from the Airport Commission to the City Council. Officers feared that Measure A would lead the council to merge the airport police with the Los Angeles Police Department, an idea that has been floated nine times in 26 years, they say.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 2012 | By Jack Dolan and Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said Tuesday that the corruption investigation of Assessor John Noguez has grown to include multiple targets and that he intends to seek grand jury indictments in the near future. In his first public comments about the expanding criminal probe, Cooley also accused the union that represents assessor's office employees of interfering with the investigation by ordering members to refuse to cooperate without permission from Noguez's office.
BUSINESS
February 20, 2011 | Tiffany Hsu
In the Mojave Desert just off Interstate 15 on the way to Las Vegas, workers are digging for dirt that may be worth far more than a casino full of chips. The massive hole is about to get even bigger. Molycorp Inc., which owns the open mine, plans to dig out about 40,000 tons of dirt a year by 2014, up 1,200% from the current rate of about 3,000 tons. The Colorado company is boosting production to meet an insatiable global appetite for rare earth elements ? minerals that have become a hot commodity because they're used in all kinds of electronics, including smart phone touch screens, wind turbines and fuel cells.
BUSINESS
November 4, 1985
Commerzbank, Frankfurt, West Germany, said it opened up a representative office in Los Angeles.
BUSINESS
September 26, 1990
Nikko Securities Co., one of Japan's big four brokerage houses, said it has opened a representative office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to strengthen its Asian network and information services to clients. The company said the new office is its second representative office in Southeast Asia.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 2005 | Jennifer Oldham, Times Staff Writer
Many Los Angeles residents were unaware that an independent police force patrols the city's airports until this spring, when unions representing the department mounted an aggressive campaign to defeat a measure that would have transferred control of the force from the Airport Commission to the City Council. Officers feared that Measure A would lead the council to merge the airport police with the Los Angeles Police Department, an idea that has been floated nine times in 26 years, they say.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1997 | JON STEINMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A former Burbank union official has pleaded guilty to embezzling $8,500 from a union representing 1,800 office workers in the entertainment industry, officials said Wednesday. Prosecutors will recommend that Linda Contreras, 43, be sentenced to eight to 14 months in prison and fined $15,218 when sentenced Jan. 5. She faces a maximum sentence of 51 years in prison and a $110,000 fine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 3, 1993 | KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move touted by officials as a way to reinforce local government's anti-drug philosophy, Orange County has been negotiating to implement random drug testing within the Sheriff's Department. If approved by the 1,192-member Assn. of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs, the department would become only the second law enforcement agency in the county to adopt such a policy.
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