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February 20, 1997 | TONY PERRY
A judge today is set to decide whether to halt construction at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium, a decision that could force the 1998 Super Bowl and the 1997 Charger season to be shifted to the Rose Bowl. With last-minute negotiations failing Wednesday to produce a settlement, Superior Court Judge Anthony Joseph will rule on a request by attorneys for former City Council member Bruce Henderson to declare that city officials violated the law by beginning the construction only hours after the Dec.
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September 2, 1999 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a high-octane competition between the two carbonated rivals, San Diego is poised to choose Pepsi-Cola over Coca-Cola as the city's official soft drink. In the history of the cola wars, the battle for San Diego has been the biggest prize yet.
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SPORTS
February 20, 1997 | TONY PERRY
A judge today is set to decide whether to halt construction at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium, a decision that could force the 1998 Super Bowl and the 1997 Charger season to be shifted to the Rose Bowl. With last-minute negotiations failing Wednesday to produce a settlement, Superior Court Judge Anthony Joseph will rule on a request by attorneys for former City Council member Bruce Henderson to declare that city officials violated the law by beginning the construction only hours after the Dec.
NEWS
August 19, 1992 | MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The San Diego County district attorney's office has declined to file criminal charges against the former head of the San Diego Convention Center, who authorized $150,000 worth of questionable expenditures, including some to industry acquaintances from Anaheim Stadium and the Anaheim Convention Center. "The bottom line is that there will be no criminal action taken" against former convention center director Tom Liegler, said Donna Alm, spokeswoman for the San Diego Convention Center.
NEWS
October 22, 1992 | JOHN H. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The San Diego Human Relations Commission on Wednesday issued a harsh censure of the Boy Scouts of America, calling for the city to terminate its lease agreements with the local Scout council because it discriminates against gay members and troop leaders.
NEWS
August 7, 1991 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state's political watchdog agency fined California Transportation Commissioner J. Thomas Hawthorne of Escondido $165,000 on Tuesday for voting on San Diego County freeway projects that translated into additional business for his Caterpillar heavy equipment dealership. The fine is the second-largest ever assessed against a public official by the Fair Political Practices Commission, according to the commission.
NEWS
September 2, 1999 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a high-octane competition between the two carbonated rivals, San Diego is poised to choose Pepsi-Cola over Coca-Cola as the city's official soft drink. In the history of the cola wars, the battle for San Diego has been the biggest prize yet.
BUSINESS
February 4, 1992 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a bid to help stimulate the sagging local economy, Councilman George Stevens has asked the city of San Diego to give preferential treatment to San Diego-based businesses that vie for city contracts. Stevens wants city purchasing agents to "try San Diego first" by establishing a preference program that would knock a set percentage off bids made by local firms bidding on city contracts.
SPORTS
April 6, 1995 | From Associated Press
Fernando Valenzuela, who overcame a shoulder ailment that reduced his efficiency and threatened his career, signed Wednesday with the San Diego Padres for $200,000 plus attendance bonuses. The 34-year-old left-hander, who won the NL rookie of the year and Cy Young awards for the Dodgers in 1981, will report to spring training today and begin working out Friday, General Manager Randy Smith said.
SPORTS
April 6, 1995 | From Associated Press
Fernando Valenzuela, who overcame a shoulder ailment that reduced his efficiency and threatened his career, signed Wednesday with the San Diego Padres for $200,000 plus attendance bonuses. The 34-year-old left-hander, who won the NL rookie of the year and Cy Young awards for the Dodgers in 1981, will report to spring training today and begin working out Friday, General Manager Randy Smith said.
NEWS
October 22, 1992 | JOHN H. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The San Diego Human Relations Commission on Wednesday issued a harsh censure of the Boy Scouts of America, calling for the city to terminate its lease agreements with the local Scout council because it discriminates against gay members and troop leaders.
NEWS
August 19, 1992 | MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The San Diego County district attorney's office has declined to file criminal charges against the former head of the San Diego Convention Center, who authorized $150,000 worth of questionable expenditures, including some to industry acquaintances from Anaheim Stadium and the Anaheim Convention Center. "The bottom line is that there will be no criminal action taken" against former convention center director Tom Liegler, said Donna Alm, spokeswoman for the San Diego Convention Center.
BUSINESS
February 4, 1992 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a bid to help stimulate the sagging local economy, Councilman George Stevens has asked the city of San Diego to give preferential treatment to San Diego-based businesses that vie for city contracts. Stevens wants city purchasing agents to "try San Diego first" by establishing a preference program that would knock a set percentage off bids made by local firms bidding on city contracts.
NEWS
August 7, 1991 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state's political watchdog agency fined California Transportation Commissioner J. Thomas Hawthorne of Escondido $165,000 on Tuesday for voting on San Diego County freeway projects that translated into additional business for his Caterpillar heavy equipment dealership. The fine is the second-largest ever assessed against a public official by the Fair Political Practices Commission, according to the commission.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 1985 | LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Contract talks between the San Diego Unified School District and the San Diego Teachers Assn. reached an impasse Friday, stalled by disagreements over how to spend the district's share of future lottery money, a proposed no-strike clause and teacher demands for class size limits.
NEWS
May 13, 1986
The former chief executive of a Glendale defense subcontractor was sentenced to 60 days in jail and fined $10,000 for devising a price-fixing scheme on materials used in the Air Force's top-secret stealth bomber project. Charles F. Lombard pleaded guilty in March to charges that he offered to rig bids with a rival firm in San Diego on contracts to supply $56,000 in space-age laminating material used in a variety of aircraft parts. Lombard, 55, headed Lamsco West Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 1985 | LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Times Staff Writer
Contract talks between the San Diego Unified School District and the San Diego Teachers Assn. reached an impasse Friday, stalled by disagreements over how to spend the district's share of future lottery money, a proposed no-strike clause and teacher demands for class size limits.
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