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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1990
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to hire a San Francisco law firm to handle the city's suit aimed at halting the aerial spraying of the pesticide malathion in the battle against the Mediterranean fruit fly. Councilman Joel Wachs, who proposed the suit, said the firm of Heller, Erhman, White & McAuliffe has experts in environmental law. The council did not place a dollar limit on the contract.
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October 18, 1989 | JANE FRITSCH and PAUL LIEBERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Since the 1930s, engineers have believed that certain homes, apartment houses and office buildings in San Francisco would be extraordinarily vulnerable to a major earthquake. The aging, unreinforced brick buildings would have almost no chance of surviving the severe side-to-side shaking that an earthquake would bring. Or so the experts predicted.
NEWS
December 12, 1987 | United Press International
The exclusive all-male Bohemian Club lost a last-ditch effort Friday in Superior Court to strike down a city ordinance aimed at forcing the 115-year-old club to admit women. In a hearing closed to reporters, Judge Daniel Hanlon denied the club's request for a temporary restraining order, ruling that it would be an inappropriate intrusion into the separation of powers between the judiciary and legislative branches of government.
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