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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.
BUSINESS
November 17, 2013 | By Andrew Tangel
NEW YORK - Steven Cintron kicks back on a small sofa a mere couple feet from his kitchen table. The breather from his construction job is welcome, even if cramped like everything else in New York City. The couch doubles as a bed for his pit bull, Bruno. Cintron's own queen-size mattress is shoved in the back with the TV, a hunched walk past the mini-fridge, three-burner stove and closet-size bathroom. Cintron's roughly 200-square-foot pad isn't just any tiny apartment in the Big Apple.
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
September 18, 2010 | By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times
It didn't take long to figure out why a man in a wheelchair had been snapping photographs of the aisles, counters, shelves and bathrooms inside eateries and watering holes in a fashionable eastern Long Beach enclave. On June 30, Powell's Sweet Shoppe; Open Sesame, a Lebanese restaurant; and Panama Joe's Grill & Cantina were served with lawsuits on behalf of Eric Moran alleging that they were in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act. The violations, each of which could cost a minimum $4,000 in damages, ranged from lacking a restroom grab bar to a restaurant chair out in an aisle.
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.
NEWS
November 6, 2000 | GINA PICCALO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Melvyn Hayward is a touchstone in Venice, the man locals call when they need work, a place to live, help with their homework or simply the motivation to keep going when the odds against them feel overwhelming. The 51-year-old Hayward, who heads the Vera Davis McClendon Youth and Family Community Center, welcomes the homeless, elderly, poor and young mothers pushing baby strollers--as well as local gang members.
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