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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 1996
In a setback for the owners of the Santa Anita racetrack, an initiative drawn up to block the Arcadia facility from building an entertainment complex in its south parking lot has qualified for the ballot, City Clerk June Alford said Tuesday. Neighbors for Arcadia, a citizens group, collected 4,018 signatures on the initiative petition, 125 more than needed to qualify for the ballot, Alford said.
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BUSINESS
September 11, 1997 | KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Karen Kaplan covers aerospace, technology and telecommunications. She can be reached via e-mail at karen.kaplan@latimes.com
TRW has lost a major investor in its $3.2-billion Odyssey venture, which aims to provide telecommunications services via a network of 12 satellites in medium Earth orbit, about 6,000 miles above sea level. TRW's space and defense group in Redondo Beach and its partner Teleglobe of Montreal had been trying since 1995 to raise $800 million from private investors by early this year.
OPINION
July 12, 1987
The California Medical Assn. has withdrawn its support of AIDS legislation to implement the recommendations of Surgeon General C. Everett Koop in California and now opposes the bill. It is a grave disappointment, coming just as Assembly approval of the legislation had set the stage for negotiations with Gov. George Deukmejian on the final form of the legislation. AB 87, written by Assemblyman Art Agnos (D-San Francisco) in collaboration with Dr.
MAGAZINE
July 24, 1988 | NINA J. EASTON, Nina J. Easton is a Times staff writer.
MERV GRIFFIN is headed for a 2:30 appointment with the crown prince of Manhattan real estate in New York City's Trump Tower. That's the glassy skyscraper at 5th Avenue and 56th Street, not to be confused with Trump Plaza over on 3rd, near Bloomingdales, or Trump Parc, the art nouveau condominium complex on Central Park South where $4 million buys a three-bedroom apartment.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1993 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jurors in the Menendez brothers murder trial will be given instructions on self-defense that could lead to a reduced manslaughter verdict but not to outright acquittal, the judge in the case decided Monday--all but dashing defense hopes that the brothers might be exonerated. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Stanley M.
SPORTS
April 25, 2009 | Associated Press
Arizona Diamondbacks ace Brandon Webb will be shut down for three weeks in a significant setback to his attempt to recover from shoulder problems that have sidelined him since his opening-day start. Manager Bob Melvin announced the decision after the Diamondbacks lost to the San Francisco Giants, 5-1, on Friday night. "He won't do anything for a week and then he'll do some strengthening for two weeks, no throwing," Melvin said, "and then we'll see where we are after that."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1996
Re "State Senate Kills Boland Bill on Valley Secession," Aug. 23. The recent failure of AB 2043 [the secession bill] is certainly a major setback to the Valley secession movement. Upcoming elections could yield a more pro-democracy state Senate and Assembly. It was a very close vote; two more people would have carried the measure. Rest assured that the citizens of the San Fernando Valley will no longer lie down while the Los Angeles city government exploits us and neglects our needs and desires.
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