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October 17, 1995 | LEILA COBO-HANLON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It takes Alberto Lopez two words to explain the increasing success of the publishing empire he's built around lowrider cars: "They're cool." Nine-million-dollars cool, in fact. That is the amount Park Avenue Publishing, parent company of Lowrider magazine, Lowrider Arte, Lowrider Bicycle and Street Beat magazine grossed last year, said Lopez, Park Avenue's owner and publisher. Yes, the numbers pale compared to giants such as Time Warner Inc.
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October 17, 1995 | LEILA COBO-HANLON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It takes Alberto Lopez two words to explain the increasing success of the publishing empire he's built around lowrider cars: "They're cool." Nine-million-dollars cool, in fact. That is the amount Park Avenue Publishing, parent company of Lowrider magazine, Lowrider Arte, Lowrider Bicycle and Street Beat magazine grossed last year, said Lopez, Park Avenue's owner and publisher. Yes, the numbers pale compared to giants such as Time Warner Inc.
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November 20, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
Ventura County medical examiners have identified a man killed Tuesday outside an Oxnard house as Alberto Lopez, a farm worker. Lopez, 27, was shot several times while in the driveway of his McKinley Street home, authorities said. They have no motive in the slaying. The killing brought the city's homicide total to 21 for the year.
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April 28, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Men using an automatic weapon shot and killed a former Mexican police captain in the border metropolis of Ciudad Juarez. The newspaper Diario de Juarez reported that Benjamin Alberto Lopez Zarate was hit with eight bullets Thursday morning while in his car near a hospital, where he was apparently visiting his son, who was ill. The attackers fled, and police had not reported arresting any suspects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 2002
The leader of a street gang that controlled narcotics trafficking around Los Angeles' MacArthur Park was convicted along with two associates Thursday on federal racketeering charges. Twenty-one other members of the Columbia Lil' Cycos, a clique of the 18th Street gang, previously pleaded guilty in the case, the latest in a series of federal prosecutions against local gangs under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
WORLD
July 17, 2013 | By Richard Fausset
MEXICO CITY -- Mexican authorities in the eastern border state of Tamaulipas said Wednesday that they had rescued 81 migrants who were being held against their will in a two-story building in the city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas. Officials said the migrants were from Central America, except for one Mexican. All had hoped to cross the border illegally. Such mass kidnappings are common in Mexico, typically carried out by armed groups who demand money from the migrants' families in exchange for their release.
BUSINESS
October 12, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group raised their offer for Harrah's Entertainment Inc. to $15.5 billion after the company's board rejected their first bid, people familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The buyout companies increased their offer for Harrah's, the world's biggest casino operator, to $83.50 a share from $81, said the people, who declined to be identified because the proposal wasn't being publicly disclosed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 24, 2003 | Holly J. Wolcott, Times Staff Writer
A weekend of violence in the Colonia neighborhood of Oxnard left one man dead from a beating Saturday night and two others suffering from stab wounds in an unrelated robbery early Sunday, authorities said. Jorge Ruiz Ramirez, 36, of Oxnard was beaten to death in what was the second homicide in less than a week in the neighborhood, Oxnard Police officials said. The killing brought to 22 the number of homicides in Oxnard this year, compared with 11 for all of 2002.
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November 2, 1993 | SUSAN BYRNES
One week after taking over as the San Fernando Valley's top cop, Deputy Los Angeles Police Chief Martin H. Pomeroy went to court Monday to face one of his toughest audiences yet: high school students. Acting as moderator for a mock town hall meeting in the wood-paneled courtroom at James Monroe High School's law and government magnet in North Hills, Pomeroy answered questions on subjects ranging from marijuana legalization to community relations.
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June 15, 1993 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
Not that parents should worry, but the number of students at James Monroe High School who end up in court jumped sharply Monday. After a wait of nearly two years, the North Hills school's law and government magnet program officially opened its courtroom--a state-of-the-art learning facility for students that may also play host to actual court cases.
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December 22, 2003 | Holly J. Wolcott, Times Staff Writer
A 21-year-old man was shot to death late Saturday on an Oxnard street, the 25th slaying in the city this year and the third in the Colonia neighborhood in a little more than a month. Ricardo Veronica was found shortly before midnight Saturday on a residential sidewalk in the 1400 block of East 2nd Street on the city's north end.
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