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November 30, 1990 | From Times Wire Services and
TV actor Adam Rich, who played one of Dick Van Patten's kids on the series "Eight is Enough," pleaded guilty to drunken driving and was put on probation for five years. Municipal Court Judge Judith Stein gave him an additional two years over the standard three years of probation Thursday and limited him to driving only to and from work for the next three months. He was arrested Oct. 6.
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December 27, 2012 | By Leah Ollman
The surfaces of Adam Silverman's new clay pots at Edward Cella feel generated by organic forces over time. Some are crusty and cratered, like hardened lava. Some bear the deep cracks of parched earth. Others look sheathed in creeping lichen. The vessels are relatively conventional in shape (spheres and extrapolations on the gourd), but after layered glazes and multiple firings, they're striking and inventive when it comes to texture and color. Silverman, who trained and previously worked as an architect, describes what he does as "creating an object or skin that holds space.
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January 4, 1992
A San Fernando Municipal Court judge is to rule Monday whether former child actor Adam Rich violated his probation by allegedly staging an accident in order to obtain painkillers. Rich, who played Nicholas Bradford on television's "Eight Is Enough," is accused by officials of a Pasadena drug rehabilitation center of deliberately throwing himself down a flight of stairs, then asking for some painkiller. Rich, 23, was ordered into the program by Judge Nora M.
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December 19, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Onetime child star Adam Rich, 34, formerly of the 1970s TV show "Eight Is Enough," was arrested early Wednesday after he drove onto a closed portion of Interstate 10 and nearly struck a California Highway Patrol car, authorities said. Rich was arrested about 2:30 a.m. and booked on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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October 9, 1991
Television actor Adam Rich pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony drug possession charge stemming from what police said was the theft of a drug-filled syringe from a Marina del Rey hospital. Rich, 22, who played the youngest of the television clan in the long-running series "Eight is Enough," could be imprisoned up to three years if convicted, prosecutors said.
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April 7, 1991
Adam Rich, one of the stars of the television series "Eight Is Enough," was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of burglarizing a West Hills drug store, Los Angeles police said. Rich--who portrayed Nicholas Bradford, the youngest of eight children of a harried Sacramento newspaper columnist--was arrested at about 4 a.m. Saturday after officers stopped him while he was driving on Canoga Boulevard in West Hills. Sgt.
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October 3, 1991
A Van Nuys Municipal Court judge ruled Wednesday there was enough evidence to try television actor Adam Rich on a charge that he broke into a pharmacy to steal drugs. Prosecutors say that Rich, 22, who played Nicholas Bradford on the "Eight Is Enough" TV show, smashed his way into the Medallion Prescription Pharmacy in West Hills on April 6 to steal pain-killers, to which they say he was addicted.
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April 18, 1991 | AARON CURTISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One day after he was charged with burglary for breaking into a West Hills pharmacy, actor Adam Rich was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at a Northridge department store, Los Angeles police said Wednesday. Rich, 22, who played Nicholas, the youngest child on the television series "Eight is Enough," was arrested Tuesday afternoon as a suspect in the theft of sunglasses and a pair of socks from Bullock's at Northridge Fashion Center, Lt. Harvie Eubank said.
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June 11, 1992 | JULIO MORAN
A Van Nuys Superior Court judge, assigned to the burglary trial of former child actor Adam Rich after the defense disqualified a previous judge, was himself disqualified by the prosecution Wednesday. Deputy Dist. Atty. Teri M. Hutchinson said she asked that Judge Michael J. Farrell be removed from the case because he agreed to consider a defense motion for separate trials on two charges against Rich.
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October 4, 1991
In a plea bargain, television actor Adam Rich on Thursday pleaded no contest in San Fernando Municipal Court to a charge of trespassing rather than a charge of shoplifting at a Northridge department store. Under the agreement, Rich, 22, will be sentenced Oct. 16 to two years' probation and a $250 fine. He also will be required to attend 104 meetings of Narcotics Anonymous. Los Angeles Deputy City Atty. Allan A.
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August 4, 1992 | JULIO MORAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an acrimonious sentencing session, former child actor Adam Rich was ordered Monday to complete a residential drug rehabilitation program, but had a four-year prison sentence suspended after pleading no contest to drug and burglary charges. Deputy Dist. Atty. Teri M.
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August 4, 1992
In an acrimonious sentencing session, former child actor Adam Rich was ordered Monday to complete a residential drug rehabilitation program, but he had a four-year prison sentence suspended after pleading no contest to drug and burglary charges. Deputy Dist. Atty. Teri M.
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July 23, 1992 | JULIO MORAN
A Van Nuys Superior Court judge said Wednesday that she would probably not sentence former actor Adam Rich to serve any time in jail if he pleads guilty to drug and burglary charges. Judge Kathryne Ann Stoltz said she would probably suspend a four-year prison term and require Rich to complete a drug rehabilitation program if he pleads guilty to stealing a drug-filled syringe from a Marina del Rey hospital in October and to breaking into a West Hills pharmacy in April, 1991.
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June 18, 1992 | JULIO MORAN
A Van Nuys Superior Court judge on Wednesday granted a defense motion for separate trials on two drug-related charges against former child actor Adam Rich. Judge Kathryne Ann Stoltz said Rich, 23, will first be tried on charges that he burglarized a West Hills pharmacy in April, 1991, and then on charges that he stole a syringe filled with a painkiller from a Marina del Rey hospital last October. The first trial is scheduled to begin Monday. Rich's attorney, Floyd J.
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June 11, 1992 | JULIO MORAN
A Van Nuys Superior Court judge, assigned to the burglary trial of former child actor Adam Rich after the defense disqualified a previous judge, was himself disqualified by the prosecution Wednesday. Deputy Dist. Atty. Teri M. Hutchinson said she asked that Judge Michael J. Farrell be removed from the case because he agreed to consider a defense motion for separate trials on two charges against Rich.
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December 28, 1991 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Van Nuys Municipal Court judge refused Friday to place troubled actor Adam Rich in a drug treatment program and instead ordered him to stand trial on a charge that he attempted to steal drugs from a hospital. Judge Robert L. Swasey ordered a preliminary hearing Jan. 9 on a charge that the actor took a drug-filled syringe off a tray and tried to conceal it in his pocket Oct. 6 while at Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital in Marina del Rey, where he had gone complaining of shoulder pain.
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January 10, 1992 | JULIO MORAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge who was hearing a case in which former child actor Adam Rich was charged with burglarizing a West Hills pharmacy for drugs was removed Thursday after being challenged by Rich's attorney. Under state law, attorneys on each side of a case have the right to disqualify a judge once without cause and ask that the case be transferred to another judge.
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January 7, 1992
A San Fernando Municipal Court judge on Monday sent actor Adam Rich to County Jail for 30 days after ruling that he had violated his probation when he was expelled from a drug rehabilitation program last week for not cooperating with the program's administrators. Judge Nora M. Manella revoked probation given Rich on a shoplifting charge--one of three drug-related court cases in which he is a defendant.
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