March 7, 1989 |
The Los Angeles office of Shea & Gould, one of the nation's biggest and most prestigious law firms, was rocked Monday by the disclosure that 18 of its lawyers will leave to join a fast-growing competitor. Sources close to Shea & Gould said the firm is considering shutting its 3 1/2-year-old Los Angeles office as a result of the defections. The New York-based firm currently has 70 lawyers here.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 2013 |
The committee charged with investigating discrimination complaints against elected officials at Los Angeles City Hall met Friday to begin its review of sexual harassment allegations filed against City Councilman Jose Huizar. The Special Committee on Investigative Oversight gathered behind closed doors to deal with the complaint lodged three months ago by Francine Godoy, 34, a former deputy chief of staff to Huizar. Godoy worked until April for Huizar, who represents El Sereno, Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock and downtown.
November 14, 1985 |
"The Great Dessert Chefs of Los Angeles" has become a joint endeavor of the 22 Los Angeles Philharmonic affiliate committees. More than 600 guests are expected to watch dessert chefs from six award-winning restaurants each prepare three of their irresistibles. The Sunday event will be one of the first in the splendidly restored Crystal Ballroom of the historic Biltmore, which is undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation.
December 7, 1987 |
Richard W. Traweek, a Los Angeles real estate syndicator, was surfing along the very crest of success. He was still under 40 years old and had already raised more than $120 million from investors in 38 real estate limited partnerships. He had reaped millions of dollars from the multiple fees that characterize such enterprises. He was a major political player as well, donating big money and hosting fund-raisers for prominent politicians of both parties, state and national.