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April 15, 1985 | MARCIDA DODSON, Times Staff Writer
A man in a wheelchair opened fire on three men in a car who refused to give him money early Sunday morning, wounding two of them, Orange police said. David Trujillo Hernandez, 33, of Orange, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, said Officer Jim Anderson. He was held at Orange County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bail. The shooting occurred about 2:15 a.m. in the parking lot of Golden Cue Family Billiards, 1719 W. Chapman Ave.
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March 9, 1995
A Los Angeles County Grand Jury has indicted an 18-year-old Pasadena man and two other suspects on murder charges in connection with the Valentine's Day shooting death of 16-year-old Gilda Martinez of Monterey Park. District attorney's spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons said the secret grand jury proceedings took the place of an open preliminary hearing because Angel Garcia and the other two suspects are believed to be gang members and witnesses feared for their safety.
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October 13, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
A colorful Monterey County political figure was killed Friday when he was thrown from his car after it veered off California 1 near Big Sur. Campaign consultant Angel Garcia, 51, a former correctional officer, was a Latino Republican activist who managed numerous political campaigns through his Salinas consulting firm. He was the chief fund-raiser for the group fighting a Nov. 5 ballot measure intended to scrap the Salinas utility tax.
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April 15, 1999
The state has revoked the license of one of the dentists involved in a 1997 incident in which a 4-year-old patient died at a Santa Ana dental office. The action, which marks the first punitive steps taken by the State Board of Dental Examiners in the case, comes as prosecutors prepare for a criminal trial against the other dentist in the incident. On Aug. 4, 1997, Javier Villa of Santa Ana stopped breathing after being given an oral sedative at the Megdal Dental Clinic.
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February 28, 1995
An 18-year-old Pasadena man suspected of shooting a 16-year-old Monterey Park girl to death at a Valentine's Day party has surrendered. Angel Garcia turned himself in Friday to a court liaison officer at Pasadena Municipal Court, Pasadena Police Lt. Gene Gray said. Garcia was being held at Pasadena City Jail on suspicion of the murder of Gilda Martinez.
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February 28, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
Nine Ventura County residents will be among those honored by a Latino advocacy group tonight for contributions and service to the community. El Concilio del Condado de Ventura will honor the individuals and two community groups at its awards banquet at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center.
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October 10, 2013 | By Jill Cowan
A gang "tax collector" who helped set up 2007 shooting in a bustling Los Angeles shopping district that claimed the life of a 3-week-old boy was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Juvenal Cardenas Mejia, 40, was the last of seven defendants convicted in theĀ  shooting near MacArthur Park. "It's been a long time," Deputy Dist. Atty. Victor Avila said this week. "Now, finally the last defendant that participated in this murder is being held accountable.
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April 15, 1999 | MICHAEL LUO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state has revoked the license of one of the dentists involved in a 1997 incident in which a 4-year-old patient died at a Santa Ana dental office. The action, which marks the first punitive steps taken by the state Board of Dental Examiners on the case, comes as prosecutors prepare for a criminal trial against the other treating dentist in the incident. On Aug. 4, 1997, Javier Villa of Santa Ana stopped breathing after being given an oral sedative at the Megdal Dental Clinic.
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February 14, 1998 | Associated Press
Rare side-by-side conjoined twins remained on a ventilator in critical but stable condition Friday after undergoing surgery to correct potentially fatal digestive and heart defects. The surgery took place Thursday at Loma Linda Children's Hospital after doctors discussed with the family whether to give the newborn sisters comfort care only, which could lead to natural death, or proceed with surgery, followed by consideration of surgical separation later on.
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