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June 18, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Rep. Ronald V. Dellums has won the Oakland mayoral race, unofficial results show. Dellums, 70, got 50.18% of the vote, barely securing the majority he needed to avoid a runoff election in November. City Council President Ignacio De La Fuente, who took nearly 33% of the vote, called Dellums on Saturday to congratulate him on his victory and would not challenge the final count, a spokeswoman said.
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June 18, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Rep. Ronald V. Dellums has won the Oakland mayoral race, unofficial results show. Dellums, 70, got 50.18% of the vote, barely securing the majority he needed to avoid a runoff election in November. City Council President Ignacio De La Fuente, who took nearly 33% of the vote, called Dellums on Saturday to congratulate him on his victory and would not challenge the final count, a spokeswoman said.
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October 24, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
Sen. Pete Wilson (R-Calif.) Friday lost a last-ditch effort to save a Navy plan that would have based the battleship Missouri in San Francisco next year. Senate members of a conference committee attempting to work out differences with their House counterparts on defense authorization legislation Friday turned down Wilson's $11-million compromise proposal.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1999 | NEDA RAOUF
Comedian Sinbad, former U.S. Rep. Ron Dellums (D-Oakland) and other community leaders will be recognized Wednesday during the annual Freedom Fund Awards sponsored by the NAACP's San Fernando Valley branch. In the CSUN-hosted ceremony that serves to spotlight significant contributions toward the empowerment of people of color, the NAACP will give Sinbad the President's Award for his support of the local and national NAACP. Dellums, now president of Healthcare International Co.
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March 15, 1993 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defense Secretary Les Aspin denied Sunday that military bases in the congressional district of Rep. Ronald V. Dellums (D-Berkeley) were recommended for closure because of Dellums' support for major cuts in Pentagon spending. "Absolutely not true," Aspin said. Dellums, the new chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, had complained that he was the victim of retaliation for his political views.
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January 28, 1993 | JAMES BORNEMEIER and WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Rep. Ronald V. Dellums (D-Berkeley) on Wednesday became the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and solemnly pledged to remain true to his outspoken and critical views of the military. Dellums is the first black to serve as armed services chairman and continues a 22-year odyssey that has brought him from radical freshman to member of the House Establishment. "I came here as an advocate of peace and I am going to continue to do so.
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April 17, 1992 | ALAN C. MILLER and WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Led by high-profile Reps. Ronald V. Dellums (D-Berkeley) and Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), 35 current and former California lawmakers were among those cited Thursday in the long-awaited list of members who wrote check overdrafts at the now-defunct House bank. Dellums ranked first on the list released Thursday of 303 current and former members of Congress who together wrote more than 24,000 overdrafts at the scandal-plagued bank, according to the House Ethics Committee report.
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November 18, 1997 | FAYE FIORE and JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two of California's longest-serving and most revered congressional Democrats--Reps. Vic Fazio and Ronald V. Dellums--announced their impending retirements Monday, further eroding California's clout in Congress and dampening their party's hopes of recapturing the House next year.
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April 8, 1998 | MARK Z. BARABAK, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
The two major parties appeared to be headed for a split decision Tuesday as Republican Mary Bono and Democrat Barbara Lee led the field in a pair of special elections to fill congressional seats in Palm Springs and the East Bay area. Both front-runners hoped to avoid a June 2 runoff by capturing more than half the vote in crowded contests. Voter registration favored the status quo in each race.
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August 30, 1988
Rep. Ron Dellums (D-Calif.) began a three-day fast in support of the United Farm Workers grape boycott and its protest against the use of pesticides that the union alleges are dangerous. "I believe that the day has long since passed in which farm workers and their children must suffer from inhumane working conditions, including coming in contact with cancer-causing chemicals . . . and having their rights as workers crushed," Dellums said at a rally in Oakland.
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April 8, 1998 | MARK Z. BARABAK, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
The two major parties appeared to be headed for a split decision Tuesday as Republican Mary Bono and Democrat Barbara Lee led the field in a pair of special elections to fill congressional seats in Palm Springs and the East Bay area. Both front-runners hoped to avoid a June 2 runoff by capturing more than half the vote in crowded contests. Voter registration favored the status quo in each race.
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November 18, 1997 | FAYE FIORE and JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two of California's longest-serving and most revered congressional Democrats--Reps. Vic Fazio and Ronald V. Dellums--announced their impending retirements Monday, further eroding California's clout in Congress and dampening their party's hopes of recapturing the House next year.
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April 27, 1993 | JAMES BORNEMEIER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Ron Dellums (D-Berkeley), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, led a team of critics Monday in assailing the Pentagon's plan to close down Alameda Naval Air Station and move many of its facilities to an uncompleted base in Everett, Wash. Testifying before the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission during its second day of regional hearings in California, Dellums charged that rather than saving money, the plan "leads in a different direction . . .
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March 30, 1993 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
People who live and work in this island city in San Francisco Bay are not surprised they are on the Pentagon's hit list. After all, their congressman is Ron Dellums, the longtime pacifist who has championed cutbacks in military spending. And despite the high stakes for their community, some even are amused by the seeming irony in Dellums' position: the anti-war radical fighting to keep military bases open.
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March 15, 1993 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defense Secretary Les Aspin denied Sunday that military bases in the congressional district of Rep. Ronald V. Dellums (D-Berkeley) were recommended for closure because of Dellums' support for major cuts in Pentagon spending. "Absolutely not true," Aspin said. Dellums, the new chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, had complained that he was the victim of retaliation for his political views.
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January 28, 1993 | JAMES BORNEMEIER and WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Rep. Ronald V. Dellums (D-Berkeley) on Wednesday became the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and solemnly pledged to remain true to his outspoken and critical views of the military. Dellums is the first black to serve as armed services chairman and continues a 22-year odyssey that has brought him from radical freshman to member of the House Establishment. "I came here as an advocate of peace and I am going to continue to do so.
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December 23, 1992 | JAMES BORNEMEIER and WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The naming Tuesday of Rep. Les Aspin (D-Wis.) as President-elect Bill Clinton's choice for secretary of defense opens the way for arch military critic Rep. Ron Dellums of Oakland to take over the chairmanship of the House Armed Services Committee, giving conservatives a shiver and liberals a taste of sweet irony. Dellums, elected in November to his 12th term from a Bay Area district rich in leftist thinking, has established himself as one of the most outspoken congressional critics of U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1999 | NEDA RAOUF
Comedian Sinbad, former U.S. Rep. Ron Dellums (D-Oakland) and other community leaders will be recognized Wednesday during the annual Freedom Fund Awards sponsored by the NAACP's San Fernando Valley branch. In the CSUN-hosted ceremony that serves to spotlight significant contributions toward the empowerment of people of color, the NAACP will give Sinbad the President's Award for his support of the local and national NAACP. Dellums, now president of Healthcare International Co.
NEWS
December 23, 1992 | JAMES BORNEMEIER and WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The naming Tuesday of Rep. Les Aspin (D-Wis.) as President-elect Bill Clinton's choice for secretary of defense opens the way for arch military critic Rep. Ron Dellums of Oakland to take over the chairmanship of the House Armed Services Committee, giving conservatives a shiver and liberals a taste of sweet irony. Dellums, elected in November to his 12th term from a Bay Area district rich in leftist thinking, has established himself as one of the most outspoken congressional critics of U.S.
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April 17, 1992 | ALAN C. MILLER and WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Led by high-profile Reps. Ronald V. Dellums (D-Berkeley) and Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), 35 current and former California lawmakers were among those cited Thursday in the long-awaited list of members who wrote check overdrafts at the now-defunct House bank. Dellums ranked first on the list released Thursday of 303 current and former members of Congress who together wrote more than 24,000 overdrafts at the scandal-plagued bank, according to the House Ethics Committee report.
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