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Tag: Gray Davis
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January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm
One year ago, Gov. Gray Davis was calling for across-the-board cuts in every state department except the prisons, mass layoffs of workers and huge bites out of most programs for the disadvantaged.
Davis' budget-slashing plan of January 2003 was ignored by the legislature and...
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July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm
With his political fortunes darkening and support for the recall growing, the beleaguered Gov. Gray Davis has turned to members of his disparate ethnic and religious coalition to save his job. In the past six weeks, prominent African American, Latino and gay and lesbian political...
January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Gov. Gray Davis' proposed state budget for 2002-2003 has local Jewish organizations worried.
With the state's approximately $12 billion deficit (in a proposed $98 billion budget) covered by program cuts, along with loans and spending deferrals, local agencies such as Jewish Family...
August 24, 2000 | 8:00 pm
"Pay me to read? That would be awesome," my son Jeremy says.
Not only is he perpetually in debt, but he was also faced with a formidable list of books to read before beginning sixth grade at Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School in Northridge on Sept. 5.
"But it would be wrong," he...
September 16, 1999 | 8:00 pmTerri R. Smooke sat at a table at Starbucks on Beverly Drive catching up on her letter writing.
"It's been so hectic the last few weeks, I've got to use every spare moment," she explained.
Smooke's appointment calendar started overflowing a month ago, when she took a call from Sharon...