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January 31, 1992 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the city Ethics Commission defanged by a court decision revoking its power to investigate alleged felonies, a commission official Thursday said it intends to appeal the ruling on grounds that the City Charter clearly requires it to pursue any possible criminal violations.
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October 8, 1997
Robert H. O'Brien, 93, chief executive officer at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during a critical period in that studio's history. After the financial debacle of the remake of "Mutiny on the Bounty" in 1962, O'Brien became head of the studio and oversaw the production of some of MGM's biggest hits, including "Doctor Zhivago," "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "The Dirty Dozen." In 1965 O'Brien was named Pioneer of the Year by the Motion Picture Pioneers Assn.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 8, 1997
Robert H. O'Brien, 93, chief executive officer at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer during a critical period in that studio's history. After the financial debacle of the remake of "Mutiny on the Bounty" in 1962, O'Brien became head of the studio and oversaw the production of some of MGM's biggest hits, including "Doctor Zhivago," "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "The Dirty Dozen." In 1965 O'Brien was named Pioneer of the Year by the Motion Picture Pioneers Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1992 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the city Ethics Commission defanged by a court decision revoking its power to investigate alleged felonies, a commission official Thursday said it intends to appeal the ruling on grounds that the City Charter clearly requires it to pursue any possible criminal violations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 1994 | VIVIEN LOU CHEN
A court hearing on the Burbank Airport's terminal expansion project has been postponed until Friday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert H. O'Brien granted the delay Monday to give airport officials more time to respond to written arguments from the city of Los Angeles. The city of Los Angeles and four San Fernando Valley homeowners groups sued airport officials to halt the project, which would quadruple the size of the airport terminal by 2010.
NEWS
December 18, 1986
A Superior Court judge today granted the City of Los Angeles' request to display a historic Jewish menorah in the City Hall rotunda. In his opinion, Judge Robert H. O'Brien rejected the American Civil Liberties Union's arguments that display of the menorah next to a Christmas tree violates the constitutional requirement for separation of church and state. "The applicable constitutional provisions do not require purging of all religious symbolism in our public life," O"Brien said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1992
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that former Long Beach Police Chief Lawrence Binkley, who was fired last January, is entitled to a new appeal hearing. Judge Robert H. O'Brien said that the city of Long Beach violated Binkley's procedural rights "in every respect." Binkley filed a lawsuit against Long Beach and City Manager James C. Hankla last May, arguing he was fired without cause and then not given a fair appeal hearing. Assistant City Atty.
NEWS
September 13, 1985
A suit by 18-year-old Jennifer Jones to force her father to pay her way through college was dismissed by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert H. O'Brien, who concluded that she did not fit the legal definition of a person in need and unable to maintain herself by work. Jones, the daughter of divorced parents, filed her "dadimony" suit last March while a senior at Westchester High School.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1994
A court-ordered recount of eight ballots in a narrow race for the Long Beach City Council stretched the lead of the winner, contractor Mike Donelon, from one vote to two votes Friday. On Tuesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert H. O'Brien had allowed candidate Tonia Reyes Uranga, the former president of the Long Beach Children's Museum, to inspect 29 questionable, provisional and absentee ballots that had been rejected from the original tally by City Clerk Shelba Powell.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 1997
A Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday prohibiting a men's professional beach volleyball tournament on the sand in Manhattan Beach. Judge Robert H. O'Brien ruled that the city of Manhattan Beach did not properly comply with environmental impact laws when it granted a permit authorizing a stop on the men's pro tour, which is run by the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1992
A judge Tuesday barred the Las Virgenes Unified School District from using district resources to oppose a controversial ballot proposal that would use tax money to help parents send their children to private schools. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert H.
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