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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
The City Council agreed Friday to spend $2.1 million to fix 23 miles of sidewalks across Los Angeles. Last week, council members had considered not repairing the sidewalks and instead using the money to help offset a $250-million projected shortfall in next year's budget. But after an impassioned plea from Councilwoman Janice Hahn, they decided to repair the walkways after all. "It's not about sidewalks," Hahn said. "It's about people.
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NATIONAL
October 11, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
After four days on high alert, New York City police announced that they were scaling back a subway security crackdown prompted by a report of a terrorist plot to blow up trains. City officials said they were still investigating claims by a federal intelligence agency informant that operatives in Iraq had hatched a plot to attack the subways using baby strollers packed with remote-controlled explosives.
NEWS
July 13, 1997 | JAMES RAIA
The Road Runners Club of America, the largest running organization in the United States, has various usage guidelines for jogging strollers. According to organization literature: * "The RRCA strongly recommends against the participation of baby strollers / joggers in road races and against race organizers creating baby-stroller divisions. The reason for this recommendation is that the inclusion of strollers in races increases the potential for injury to race participants and the children.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 1991
Authorities raided a storage warehouse Friday and found truckloads of stolen goods that included baby strollers, cases of champagne and boxes of cereal, totaling about $500,000. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Jim Harris said many of the goods were cargoes hijacked from shipping trucks or stolen from various distribution warehouses in Los Angeles County. Deputies served a search warrant at the warehouse at 1914 E. Edinger Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1999 | REGINA HONG
Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa is sponsoring "Thank God for Babies Day" on Jan. 23, the day after the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion. Lisa Burroughs, the organizer for the event, said there will be games for babies and parents, and free baby clothing, strollers and baby furniture will be given out to mothers in need. She said the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3800 S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 2012 | Sandy Banks
I've been thinking a lot lately about "broken windows," the theory that minor neighborhood blight — left unchecked — emboldens troublemakers and encourages crime. The idea was advanced 30 years ago by social scientist James Q. Wilson, whose death this month brought it new acclaim. Its premise is simple: Graffiti allowed to remain on a wall invites more tagger scrawls; trash allowed to pile up in a vacant lot turns that spot into a dumping ground; rowdy teens holding court in a neighborhood park frighten families into staying home behind locked doors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1992 | JULIE TAMAKI
A stolen car, 40 tires and a couple of pay telephones were among the items that a crew of workers discovered Tuesday in the third annual cleanup of La Tuna Canyon in Tujunga. The upper canyon is the site of a two-week cleanup by minimum-wage Los Angeles Conservation Corps employees and volunteers from the California Environmental Project, said Scott Mathes, executive director of the project. The second phase of the cleanup, in the lower canyon, will be launched in mid-December, he said.
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