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November 11, 2007 | From Project Sentinel
Question: Some of the children who live in the apartment complex I just purchased are enrolled in year-round schooling. Every three months, they have a month off from school. Some of the tenants have baby-sitters or caregivers stay at the complex during this time. I don't want the complex to become a day-care center. What do I have to do to notify those specific tenants that there will not be any more baby-sitters allowed at the complex?
December 10, 2006
I enjoyed reading "Tots Tucked Away, Adults Can Play" [Kids on Board, Dec. 3] about baby-sitting options in Las Vegas. My husband and I have used sitters in Vegas on three trips. The service we used, Nannies & Housekeepers USA was mentioned in the article. It can be expensive, but we have found it to be worthwhile. As a mom who has not yet felt comfortable leaving my 3-year-old son and 1 1/2 -year old daughter overnight without me, the baby-sitting service allowed us to take our kids to Vegas and still have nights out on the town alone.
July 2, 2006 | From the Associated Press
With flames engulfing the first floor of her two-story apartment building, Lisa Pina knew she had to act to save the four children she was baby-sitting -- including her own granddaughter. After calling 911 and trying to distract the children by singing their ABCs and 123s, Pina saw Riverside County sheriff's deputies outside and made a difficult decision.
May 26, 2006 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
When Sian Heder arrived in Hollywood a few years ago with dreams of becoming an actress and screenwriter, she made ends meet working for a nanny agency that provided baby-sitters for children of guests staying at four-star hotels. "It was kind of the most perfect job for somebody who had other agendas, because they would call you and say, 'Can you be at the Beverly Hills Hotel in an hour?' " Heder said as she sat at an outdoor cafe here.
December 29, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A 37-year-old man has been charged in Patchogue with endangering a child's welfare after one of two toddlers he was baby-sitting was found drunk, officials said. Juan Reyes was arrested by two sheriff's deputies who had gone to the home to get information on a court matter. The deputies saw through a window that Reyes was passed out and two small children were wandering around, authorities said.
August 6, 2005 | Mai Tran, Times Staff Writer
An Irvine baby-sitter has been arrested, accused of beating to death an 8-month-old girl in her care, officials said Friday. Sunhye Choi, 30, was arrested outside her home about 10:30 p.m. Thursday and held at the Orange County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder. Bail was set at $1 million. Police said Choi was baby-sitting Nicole Jeong at Choi's Parkview Lane apartment Monday when the baby stopped breathing.
May 19, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A man was executed in Huntsville for the fatal stabbing of his children's 84-year-old baby sitter during a robbery. Bryan Wolfe told his relatives and friends that he appreciated their support before he received the lethal injection. "I will be OK," he said. For his last meal, Wolfe, 44, had fried chicken, pork chops, barbecue ribs, french fries, peach cobbler and a banana.
October 28, 2004 | John M. Glionna, Times Staff Writer
When it comes to winning the voting war in this biggest prize of battleground states, both presidential camps agree: Florida may set a new national standard for ambitious, no-tactic-left-behind politicking. With just five days remaining before election day, Republicans and Democrats are waging a historic get-out-the vote effort, with opposing platoons of volunteers dreaming up ways to get people to the polls -- including offers of baby-sitting services.
September 26, 2004 | By DAVID LAZARUS
As Sen. Christopher J. Dodd unveiled a sweeping plan last week to overhaul regulation of the banking industry, and as the banking industry complained loudly that this would be a horrible idea, I couldn't help but think of Silver Lake resident Jonathan Leahy. Leahy, 31, had shared with me a couple of letters he received recently from Chase Bank regarding his two different Chase credit cards. Both letters arrived the same day. One said that "we are pleased to let you know that your revolving credit access . . . has been increased to $10,300" -- a reward for Leahy being such a good credit risk.
July 23, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
The Sheriff's Department said it would seek a murder charge against a baby-sitter accused of shaking a 16-month-old boy who died Thursday. The toddler, who has not been identified, was placed on life support at Huntington Memorial Hospital on Tuesday. Sheriff's deputies arrested the baby-sitter, Viviana Jennings, 26, on suspicion of child endangerment. Jennings is being held on $630,000 bail, and is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 19.
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