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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 1993
Two Los Angeles County supervisors say they will reject a 5% pay raise they were automatically granted and will instead use the money to bolster the county's cash-strapped coffers. Supervisors Gloria Molina and Yvonne Brathwaite Burke said it would be unseemly for an elected county official to accept the raise, scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1999 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the first time in living memory, all three incumbent Los Angeles County supervisors up for reelection next year are running unopposed. No challengers had filed with the county registrar-recorder by last week's deadline to oppose Supervisors Mike Antonovich, Yvonne Brathwaite Burke and Don Knabe. As a result, all three have now essentially won reelection without even mounting a campaign.
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May 29, 1994 | ERIN J. AUBRY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ronnie Cooper could barely contain her jubilation. "By God, she (County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke) did it!" exclaimed Cooper, president of the Ladera Civic Assn. and one of the primary supporters of a county law adopted Tuesday that bans laborers from curbside solicitation of jobs in unincorporated areas of the county. "She's taken a lot of stuff. . . . People can say whatever they want, but politicians are supposed to represent the community. And she represented us."
SPORTS
October 10, 1994 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said Sunday that several unidentified Los Angeles city and county officials initiated the discussions about building a new football stadium in Los Angeles. Tagliabue also criticized those who have publicly opposed the project. "There are city fathers in Los Angeles who are quite positive about it," he said before the Raider-New England Patriot game.
SPORTS
October 10, 1994 | STEVE SPRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said Sunday that several unidentified Los Angeles city and county officials initiated the discussions about building a new football stadium in Los Angeles. Tagliabue also criticized those who have publicly opposed the project. "There are city fathers in Los Angeles who are quite positive about it," he said before the Raider-New England Patriot game.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1999 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the first time in living memory, all three incumbent Los Angeles County supervisors up for reelection next year are running unopposed. No challengers had filed with the county registrar-recorder by last week's deadline to oppose Supervisors Mike Antonovich, Yvonne Brathwaite Burke and Don Knabe. As a result, all three have now essentially won reelection without even mounting a campaign.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 1991 | RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trying a political comeback, former Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke said Friday she has decided to challenge state Sen. Diane Watson in the June election for the seat being vacated by retiring Supervisor Kenneth Hahn. "I'm running," Burke told The Times. "I really think I can make a difference." Burke, 59, the only black and the first woman to serve on the county board, was appointed supervisor in 1979 but lost a 1980 election to Supervisor Deane Dana.
BUSINESS
December 29, 1986
Former congresswoman and attorney Yvonne Braithwaite Burke and banking executive Fred D. Jensen have been appointed directors at the Los Angeles branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1.
NEWS
January 28, 1993
The growing number of businesses selling liquor on the Westside will be one of several public health concerns discussed at a brown bag lunch sponsored by the Westside District Health Advisory Council at noon, Feb. 25 at the Yvonne Braithwaite Burke Health Center at 2509 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica. Other topics include concerns about the AIDS virus, homelessness and the spread of tuberculosis. Julie Mulveney, health deputy for Supervisor Burke, is among the speakers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1992
Mayor Tom Bradley, lawyer Warren Christopher and Urban League President John Mack joined other government and civic leaders Saturday to open the South-Central Los Angeles headquarters of the campaign for greater civilian oversight of the Los Angeles Police Department.
NEWS
May 29, 1994 | ERIN J. AUBRY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ronnie Cooper could barely contain her jubilation. "By God, she (County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke) did it!" exclaimed Cooper, president of the Ladera Civic Assn. and one of the primary supporters of a county law adopted Tuesday that bans laborers from curbside solicitation of jobs in unincorporated areas of the county. "She's taken a lot of stuff. . . . People can say whatever they want, but politicians are supposed to represent the community. And she represented us."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 1993
Two Los Angeles County supervisors say they will reject a 5% pay raise they were automatically granted and will instead use the money to bolster the county's cash-strapped coffers. Supervisors Gloria Molina and Yvonne Brathwaite Burke said it would be unseemly for an elected county official to accept the raise, scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 1991 | RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trying a political comeback, former Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke said Friday she has decided to challenge state Sen. Diane Watson in the June election for the seat being vacated by retiring Supervisor Kenneth Hahn. "I'm running," Burke told The Times. "I really think I can make a difference." Burke, 59, the only black and the first woman to serve on the county board, was appointed supervisor in 1979 but lost a 1980 election to Supervisor Deane Dana.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 15, 1989
My family has always been proud of our Mexican and German heritages during our gatherings and special trips taken to the places where our family lived in Mexico and Germany. My father is proud of his heritage as many of us are, but has chosen not to wear it on his sleeve as The Times is suggesting. He hasn't had to. During the last two elections he has run unopposed in a district that happens to be largely Latino/Hispanic.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1993 | BRENDA DAY
Recently elected Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Braithwaite Burke will address 611 graduates when Cal Lutheran University holds its commencement ceremony 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Clef Stadium in Thousand Oaks. Burke will talk about creating leadership in higher education, university officials said. She also will be given an honorary law doctorate, officials said. Burke, who served as a U.S.
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