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February 24, 1994 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On at least three occasions last year, campaign contributions to Los Angeles Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr. were brought to his San Pedro district office despite a ban on such political activity in city offices, five former Svorinich aides have told The Times. Further, one of the aides says that last year he saw Svorinich with an envelope of campaign checks--from Ft. Worth, Tex., contributors--totaling thousands of dollars.
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July 12, 2001 | TINA DAUNT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As his office was peppered with calls from angry constituents, Los Angeles City Councilman Nate Holden on Wednesday defended his decision to place two termed-out colleagues on the public payroll at a monthly cost of $7,600. Mike Hernandez and Rudy Svorinich Jr., who left office on June 30 and were prevented by term limits from running again, will serve as Holden's part-time consultants on a variety of issues, including transportation and housing matters.
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January 30, 1996 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three minutes before the legal deadline, the Los Angeles City Council on Monday switched the location for today's session in San Pedro, fearing that apparent sexism at the private club where it was scheduled would keep lawmakers away and prevent the council from having a quorum. The 11th-hour decision turned a gesture of outreach to the far-flung Harbor district into a political embarrassment for Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr.
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December 7, 2000 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's Christmas time in the city, the old carol says, but no one would ever know it in San Pedro. The port town's holiday decorations haven't been hung with care. In fact, they haven't been hung at all. In a local tempest that has dampened San Pedro's holiday spirit, merchants say their Los Angeles city councilman, Rudy Svorinich Jr., has stubbornly refused to release $8,000 in business improvement district funds earmarked for holiday promotions and to put up Christmas trimmings around town.
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January 27, 1996 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Several members of the Los Angeles City Council are considering boycotting their scheduled meeting Tuesday at a private club in San Pedro out of concern that the club may discriminate against women and at one time prohibited them from becoming full-fledged members who could vote and share in club assets.
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June 10, 1993 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Driven by intense disillusionment with the political status quo, Los Angeles voters have made the most significant changes in the city's elected leadership in recent history. With four new members to be seated July 1, the once seemingly static Los Angeles City Council will have experienced an almost 50% turnover in just two years, the biggest movement in the city's elected ranks since at least World War II.
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July 3, 1993 | James Rainey, Times Staff Writer; This story was reported by Times staff writers Jack Cheevers, Greg Krikorian, James Rainey and John Schwada. It was written by Rainey
Rudy Svorinich gave his new peers a lesson in the phonetic intricacies of his last name. Laura Chick learned where they keep the junk food. Jackie Goldberg struggled all day to find a working phone line. And Richard Alarcon had to fight off one of the upperclassmen to keep his desk. The Los Angeles City Council, Class of 1993, got down to a first full day of business Friday that had all the makings of a back-to-school session.
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May 26, 1993 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Looking at the four Los Angeles City Council seats at stake in the June 8 election, the potential for change is clear--the council will get at least two new faces and possibly as many as four, depending on the fortunes of longtime incumbents Joy Picus and Joan Milke Flores. But to call this a season of upheaval at City Hall would be a mistake. Maybe downright misleading. Because none of the council candidates is really a stranger to local politics.
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September 26, 1995
The center at 19401 S. Vermont Ave. will provide meeting and work space for Svorinich's staff, the local chamber of commerce and the Harbor City/Harbor Gateway Boys and Girls Club. The center will also be available for police officers to write reports. The hope, Svorinich spokesman Barry Glickman said, is that the center will help keep more patrol officers in the neighborhood by freeing them from having to drive to Harbor station in San Pedro to write reports.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1993
Four prominent Democrats have jumped into the 15th District council race, to endorse two Republicans, splitting their support between incumbent Joan Milke Flores and her challenger, businessman Rudy Svorinich. Councilwoman Gloria Molina and County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke are supporting Flores for what would be her fourth term, while Rep. Jane Harman of the 36th District and Rep. Maxine Waters of the 35th District have sided with Svorinich.
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November 3, 2000 | ANTONIO OLIVO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr. sees his chances of winning the 54th Assembly District election in football terms, a nod to the rough character of that close contest in Long Beach and the South Bay. "We'll both get to each other's five yard line by ourselves," the Republican Svorinich said of his bid against one-term Democratic incumbent Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach). "But you need the guy at the top of the ticket to get you to the goal."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1997
Harbor District Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr. announced a joint venture Thursday between the Community Redevelopment Agency and Regal Cinemas to build a 14-screen motion theater complex in downtown San Pedro that is expected to give the area an economic boost. The 50,000-square-foot multiplex will be located on Center Street between 6th and 7th streets, officials said. The project is part of an overall CRA plan to revitalize the Beacon Street area of San Pedro.
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February 18, 1997 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than 30 years ago, in an alliance that would one day transform Los Angeles politics, a group of black ministers and Jewish activists joined forces to help a little-known lawyer and former police officer become the first African American elected to the City Council.
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December 11, 1996
About 20 Watts residents, including half a dozen children, braved the rain Tuesday afternoon and marched down 103rd Avenue to the office of City Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr. to complain about nuisance abandoned houses and other urban perils. Members of the Assn. of Community Organizations for Reform Now said they have been trying since the August slaying of 82-year-old Viola McClain--which followed the gang rape of a 13-year-old girl in a vacant home--to meet with Svorinich, but to no avail.
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January 30, 1996 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three minutes before the legal deadline, the Los Angeles City Council on Monday switched the location for today's session in San Pedro, fearing that apparent sexism at the private club where it was scheduled would keep lawmakers away and prevent the council from having a quorum. The 11th-hour decision turned a gesture of outreach to the far-flung Harbor district into a political embarrassment for Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1996 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Several members of the Los Angeles City Council are considering boycotting their scheduled meeting Tuesday at a private club in San Pedro out of concern that the club may discriminate against women and at one time prohibited them from becoming full-fledged members who could vote and share in club assets.
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April 16, 1994 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After enduring weeks of blistering criticism, Los Angeles City Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr. has demanded that a former staff member retract allegations that the lawmaker engaged in improper conduct, including the acceptance of unreported campaign contributions. The demand came in a letter sent to John Barbieri,one of six former Svorinich aides to leave the councilman's office three months ago.
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November 8, 1995
Communities within Los Angeles City Councilman Rudy Svorinich's district, which includes Watts, will soon be host to an economic development corporation designed to attract new businesses--from small mom-and-pop stores to major corporations. The Los Angeles Harbor-Watts Economic Development Corp. is a public- and private-sector partnership established by Svorinich's office. City officials have spent the last year researching the corporation and have 60 business projects lined up for assistance.
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