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November 14, 1997 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
According to some, the race to replace Louis Caldera in the 46th Assembly District has been a frenzied, sometimes muddy sprint leading up to next Tuesday's special election. "I was a long-distance runner when I was a kid, but I've been sprinting since October," says Democratic candidate Gil Cedillo, acknowledging that the nine candidates had an unusually short time to campaign.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1997 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
According to some, the race to replace Louis Caldera in the 46th Assembly District has been a frenzied, sometimes muddy sprint leading up to next Tuesday's special election. "I was a long-distance runner when I was a kid, but I've been sprinting since October," says Democratic candidate Gil Cedillo, acknowledging that the nine candidates had an unusually short time to campaign.
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March 18, 1993
Three candidates vying for the District 2 seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District board will lay out their platforms at a community forum next week. Candidates Vickie Castro, Willene Cooper and Larry Gonzalez will answer questions from the audience and sponsors during the two-hour event. Forum sponsors are South Gate Democratic Club, League of United Latin American Citizens and Mexican American Political Assn. The forum will be at 7 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 13, 1998 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Turnout is expected to be light in today's special election to fill the vacant seat in the 46th Assembly District, officials said Monday. Perhaps 20% of voters in the district, which includes parts of the Eastside as well as downtown, are expected to turn out for a runoff election that Democrat Gil Cedillo is heavily favored to win. Registered Democrats in the largely Latino district outnumber Republican voters 4 to 1.
NEWS
October 3, 1993
Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) will conduct a public hearing Monday on education, with special focus on how bilingual education and Chapter One programs serve the community. Many teachers, administrators and parents have challenged the way the federal programs disburse money to local school districts, arguing that the methods are invalid because they rely on outdated census data, said Becerra's field deputy, Cindy Aguirre.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1998 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles school officials scrapped a controversial plan Monday to build a $23-million central warehouse in the middle of the city's thriving downtown artists' loft district. School district planners said they had been unable to reach an agreement with the landowner, Catellus Development Corp., on design specifications and the price of the proposed 250,000-square-foot distribution center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 1996 | DAVID E. BRADY
Throughout his life, 66-year-old Blase Bonpane has fought a war against war, campaigning for peace in war-torn and impoverished Latin American countries such as Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. On Thursday, he brought his message to Valley Alternative Magnet School in Van Nuys as part of the annual Peace Day.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1996 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There are times when the radical past of Chicano student militant Vickie Castro collides with the establishment world of educator and Los Angeles school board member Victoria M. Castro. One such instance was when Castro, then a middle school principal in East L.A., had to suspend three students after 400 walked out of class because they couldn't get their grades during a teachers' work stoppage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 1997 | GEORGE RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nine candidates--five Democrats, three Republicans and a Libertarian--are in a special election today to replace Louis Caldera as the representative of the 46th Assembly District. Polling places in the 45 precincts will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The district, which has the lowest number of registered voters of the state's 80 Assembly districts--46,630--includes parts of the Eastside and downtown, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, West Adams, Pico-Union and Koreatown.
NEWS
January 9, 1994 | MARY HELEN BERG
Los Angeles Unified School District officials are considering a proposal that would place a private health clinic on the South Gate Middle School campus to serve students and their families. The proposal, a collaborative effort of St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood and Cal State Dominguez Hills, is similar to a project under way in Lynwood and is part of the center's Targeting Healthy Communities project, said Gerald Kozai, St.
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May 4, 1995 | LISA O'NEILL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Azteca Head Start, a federally funded program that provides free meals, medical exams and other services to about 200 underprivileged preschool children in Alhambra and 490 preschoolers in nearby cities, will close on June 30. Vickie Castro, an Azteca board member, said that the board of directors of the Alhambra-based agency decided not to seek the $3 million in annual funding that the program receives from the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
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