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October 28, 1999 | MEGAN GARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State officials are investigating the collapse last week of a temporary bridge near Lompoc that caved in just seconds after an 83-ton truck crossed it, sending the next vehicle on a harrowing slide to the creek bed about 30 feet below. The driver of the vehicle that crashed, San Fernando Valley resident Brian Foster, was not seriously injured. As a result of the accident, state Sen.
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October 28, 1999 | MEGAN GARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State officials are investigating the collapse last week of a temporary bridge near Lompoc that caved in just seconds after an 83-ton truck crossed it, sending the next vehicle on a harrowing slide to the creek bed about 30 feet below. The driver of the vehicle that crashed, San Fernando Valley resident Brian Foster, was not seriously injured. As a result of the accident, state Sen.
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March 3, 1993
Two UCLA students were killed and three others injured when their van overturned on the way back from a debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a UCLA spokeswoman said. The vehicle flipped over near Barstow on Monday afternoon when the tread separated on its left rear tire, she said, citing a California Highway Patrol report. The van came to rest after rolling over onto the median strip. The dead students were identified as Aaron D. Lesser, 20, of Beverly Hills and Amanda K.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 3, 1993
Two UCLA students were killed and three others injured when their van overturned on the way back from a debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a UCLA spokeswoman said. The vehicle flipped over near Barstow on Monday afternoon when the tread separated on its left rear tire, she said, citing a California Highway Patrol report. The van came to rest after rolling over onto the median strip. The dead students were identified as Aaron D. Lesser, 20, of Beverly Hills and Amanda K.
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December 23, 1995 | EMI ENDO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Police Department has a new plan to sweep drunk partyers off the road this holiday season: vouchers for free taxi rides home. Through Jan. 1, anyone within Los Angeles city limits can use a voucher good for seven miles with any of the 10 authorized city taxicab companies. About 50,000 vouchers, each a $12 value, are available at many Los Angeles restaurants and all police stations, said Officer Tom Souza, a traffic officer who started the program this year.
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August 21, 1996 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At least 13 people were arrested Tuesday during raids on medical and legal clinics in Southern and Northern California as part of a statewide crackdown on auto and health insurance fraud, which costs consumers hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Dubbing Los Angeles "the auto insurance fraud capital of the world," federal, state and local officials said the two alleged fraud rings broken up in the raids operated by contriving automobile accidents.
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November 5, 1986 | GERALD FARIS, Times Staff Writer
Remember those wonderful old movies and television shows about American family life? The newborn baby is pink and beautiful, and when the time comes to go home from the hospital, daddy helps mommy into the faithful Chevrolet, gently places the blanket-swathed infant in her lap, gets into the car and they drive off into suburbia. Beautiful, romantic . . .
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October 12, 1986 | GERALD FARIS, Times Staff Writer
Remember those wonderful old movies and television shows about American family life? The newborn babe is pink and beautiful and when the time comes to go home from the hospital, daddy helps mommy into the faithful Chevrolet, gently places the blanket-swathed infant in her lap, gets into the car, and they drive off into suburbia. Beautiful, romantic . . .
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