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December 3, 1985
The state Department of Veterans Affairs should adopt standards similar to those of private lending institutions to end delays processing Cal-Vet loans, state Auditor General Thomas Hayes said. Auditors who reviewed a statewide random sample of 304 Cal-Vet loan applications found an average of 84 days was required to process them, compared to 32 days typically needed by private lenders, he reported.
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SPORTS
February 2, 1989 | From Times staff and wire service reports
ing official Martin Denkin lost his power to approve or turn down bouts in California when he was placed on administrative leave today by the state Consumer Affairs Department. Denkin, assistant executive officer of the state Athletic Commission, will remain on leave pending the outcome of a Los Angeles County district attorney's investigation into accusations of extortion, said Shirley Chilton, secretary of state and consumer services.
NEWS
May 3, 1992 | BERNICE HIRABAYASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim and Shirley Chilton of Westchester are off to Florida for a vacation. The Epcot Center and the golf, however, will be little more than distractions. The main event will be a visit to Cape Canaveral, where on Thursday their son, Kevin, is scheduled to blast off aboard the space shuttle Endeavour. "We're just thrilled to be a part of it," Jim Chilton said. "This mission will contribute to science and mankind."
ENTERTAINMENT
January 7, 1991 | SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Outgoing Gov. George Deukmejian announced two new appointments to the California Arts Council, replacing two Los Angeles members. Later, one of the replaced members expressed concerns about the new council's ethnic composition. Gerald Yoshitomi, executive director of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, and Laurel Karabian, development officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, were not reappointed.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 10, 1991 | ALLAN PARACHINI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Pete Wilson is expected to order a major shake-up of the California Arts Council within the next four weeks, removing four of the panel's 11 members and naming a new executive director, sources familiar with the impending actions said Friday. The appointment or reappointments of four council members nominated by former Gov. George Deukmejian days before Wilson's January inauguration are expected to be withdrawn.
NEWS
January 29, 1987 | CARL INGRAM, Times Staff Writer
The Senate Rules Committee, unable to reconcile conflicting sworn testimony over whether state Department of Motor Vehicles Director Adelbert A. Pierce once joked about shooting homosexuals with a machine gun, refused Wednesday to approve his confirmation for the post. Committee members expressed frustration at the contradictory testimony of witnesses but indicated that another vote on Pierce could occur in the next couple of weeks, after lawmakers give the issue further thought.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1986 | CARL INGRAM, Times Staff Writer
The Legislature's auditor general Monday criticized the Los Angeles Museum of Science and Industry, accusing officials of overstating attendance and allowing excessive parking fees, and charging that the museum's executive director receives extra compensation for performing his normal duties. The highly critical report of Auditor General Thomas W.
NEWS
October 2, 1985 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
Auction chairman Nancy King says things keep getting better and better and it certainly looks that way for Pacific Asia Museum's "Festival of the Autumn Moon" Asian Art Auction on Saturday evening.
SPORTS
July 27, 1986 | TOM FARREY, Times Staff Writer
Frustrated by attempts to collect what it says are delinquent parking receipts from the Clippers, the California Museum of Science and Industry is threatening legal action against the National Basketball Assn. team. In January, the auditor general determined that the Clippers had over-charged fans who parked in the museum's 1,200-space lot in Exposition Park by nearly $140,000 during the 1984-85 season, and that the museum had allowed them to do so.
NEWS
May 11, 1986 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
The scientist discovers and extends the horizons of the universe; the industrialist sails with the tide of technology and integrates discovery with society. Or so it seemed the other night when the California Museum Foundation joined with the California Museum of Science and Industry to salute Gerry Neugebauer as California Scientist of the Year and Donald E. Guinn as California Industrialist of the Year. Neugebauer received praise and $5,000; Guinn received praise. Said Morgan H. Harris Jr.
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