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March 28, 1991
Candidates for mayor and the Compton City Council will meet in a forum Wednesday night sponsored by the Compton branch of the NAACP. The event, which is open to the public, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the old city hall at 600 N. Alameda St. There are seven people vying in the April 16 election to replace Mayor Walter R. Tucker, who died of cancer last fall. Among the candidates are Tucker's son, Walter Jr., and three of the city's four council members. The three are Maxcy D.
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May 16, 2002 | From staff reports
Emily Vince of Palos Verdes Peninsula, the 2001 Southern Section Division I girls' cross-country champion, has committed to Yale. Vince, runner-up in the state Division I cross-country final in November, placed eighth in the 3,200 meters in the state track championships last year. She has been slowed by anemia this season, but will run in the 3,200 in the Division I final of the Southern Section track championships at Cerritos College on Saturday.
SPORTS
August 10, 2001 | BEN BOLCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mack Calvin, the former USC basketball star who coached the Clippers briefly during the 1991-92 season, apparently has been hired to coach the Compton Dominguez High boys' basketball team, according to a school district board member. Calvin, 54, has been added to the teachers' schedule at Dominguez, an indication he is the Dons' new boys' basketball coach, said Saul Lankster II, a member of the Compton Unified School District board of trustees.
NEWS
April 13, 1989
Only five of the 23 candidates in Tuesday's municipal elections in Compton filed campaign contribution and spending reports in time to meet the state-mandated deadline April 6. By Wednesday, three other candidates had filed late reports but Mayor Walter R. Tucker and incumbent Councilmen Floyd James and Robert Adams were not among them, according to workers in the city clerk's office, where the reports must be filed. Late notices were being mailed Wednesday from the clerk's office to candidates who have not filed their reports.
SPORTS
July 24, 2001 | BEN BOLCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russell Otis, the nationally recognized high school boys' basketball coach who in April was acquitted of charges that he sexually molested one of his players, has requested to be rehired, according to a document obtained by The Times. Otis at first denied that he sought to reacquire his position as coach and physical education instructor at Compton Dominguez High but then referred all calls to his attorney after being read the document submitted to the Compton Unified School District.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 2001 | DALONDO MOULTRIE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Compton basketball coach Russell Otis said Tuesday that he would consider returning to his job at Dominguez High School if it were offered to him. Otis, speaking one day after he was acquitted on charges that he sexually molested one of his players last fall, said returning to the school may be one of his options. "I would feel comfortable [going back]," Otis, 38, said outside his lawyer's office in Century City.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1991
34 of 34 Precincts CANDIDATE VOTE % Patricia Moore 1,863 27.8 Bernice Woods 394 5.9 Maxcy D. Filer 1,593 23.8 Walter R. Tucker III 2,389 35 Lisa C. Weir 103 1.5 Floyd James 202 3.0 Saul Lankster 156 2.2 *Winner serves remaining two years of unexpired term. City Council 34 of 34 Precincts District 1* CANDIDATE VOTE % Omar Bradley 2,040 31.2 Walter Goodin 1,182 18.1 Pedro Pallan 1,371 21.0 Stephen Randle 398 6.1 R.J. Gray 272 4.1 John Steward 1,272 19.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1995
The state schools superintendent has rejected the Compton school board's appointment of a convicted felon to fill a vacant board seat. Supt. Delaine Eastin said the school board's choice, Saul E. Lankster, is not fit to serve because of a 1985 conviction for selling falsified traffic school diplomas to an undercover officer. Eastin also noted that Lankster's teaching credential had been revoked, and that he had ignored state officials' requests for an explanation.
NEWS
October 26, 1989
Five school board candidates, including incumbent John Stewart, have been endorsed by the Compton Education Assn., which represents more than 1,000 teachers in the Compton Unified School District. The union also gave a $500 campaign contribution to each candidate it endorsed. Challengers who won endorsements were Omar Bradley, a Lynwood High School teacher; Sadie R. Benham, a child-care center teacher; the Rev. Gary Daniels, a clergyman and teacher, and Saul E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1994
A controversial Compton School Board decision to appoint an applicant with a criminal record to fill a vacant school board seat has been thrown into limbo. State education officials said Friday that they are investigating whether the school board had the authority to fill the vacant seat, and whether an applicant who has been convicted on felony charges is eligible. The school board, voting last week by secret ballot, appointed Saul E.
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