March 1, 1988 |
Senate leader David A. Roberti (D-Los Angeles) said Monday that some Democratic senators are agitating for the removal from committee chairmanships of four Democrats who voted to confirm Republican Rep. Daniel E. Lungren as state treasurer. Immediately after Lungren's narrow rejection last week by hard-core Senate Democrats, reports flashed through the Senate that dissident Democrats who favored Lungren had jeopardized their chairmanships and might lose them.
January 30, 1990 |
In a move already engendering criticism from local governments, two state senators proposed legislation Monday that would empower a new regional agency to develop and enforce a transportation plan for a six-county area encompassing Orange County and the Los Angeles Basin. Orange County officials immediately branded the plan as an attempt to scuttle local efforts to establish a countywide council of governments that would coordinate transportation and land-use decisions.
January 30, 1990 |
In a move already engendering criticism from local governments, two state senators proposed legislation Monday that would empower a new regional agency to develop and enforce a transportation plan for a six-county area encompassing the Los Angeles Basin. Sens.
August 19, 1987
The Assembly Public Safety Committee voted to authorize an environmental impact study of a third possible site for a state prison in Los Angeles County. Recently-signed legislation authorizes construction of one prison in East Los Angeles and another near Lancaster--provided environmental impact studies determine these sites to be suitable.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1999
The director of the state prison system Wednesday suspended the top three administrators at scandal-plagued Ventura School after investigators found a two-decades-long pattern of mismanagement and sexual misconduct at the juvenile prison near Camarillo. Robert B. Presley, secretary of the Youth and Adult Correctional Agency, placed the administrators on paid leave pending a review of a scathing report released Wednesday by the state inspector general's office. School Supt.
February 24, 1993 |
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of stiffer penalties for carjackers. The bill would create a new state crime of carjacking and calls for prison terms ranging from three to nine years. Carjackers would be subject to increased sentences if they hurt their victims or used a deadly weapon. Approved on an 8-0 vote, the proposal by Sen. Robert B. Presley (D-Riverside), a former undersheriff, was sent to the Appropriations Committee for another hearing.