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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1995 | LINDA FELDMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Eighty-five-year-old Abraham Abramson slipped through a door left open by a repairman three weeks ago at the West Los Angeles Homes board and care facility in Mar Vista. He headed in the direction of where his wife lives. They had been together for 60 years until she became ill recently and could no longer take care of him. An hour later, bewildered and confused, he entered a bank. Someone noticed a bracelet on his wrist with the words Alzheimer's Assn. Safe Return on it and an 800 number.
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NEWS
November 30, 1990 | Associated Press
A car thief confined to his home by an electronic ankle bracelet still managed a mini-crime spree, police said today. They said Samuel Santiago, 18, lured a man to his apartment with the promise of a drug deal, then robbed and murdered him. He also robbed a pizza deliveryman in front of his apartment while under the electronic supervision of prison officials, police said.
MAGAZINE
March 20, 2005 | By Jerry V. Haines, Jerry V. Haines last wrote for the Travel section about Italy's Friuli region
I had been trying for days to get a mental fix on Punta del Este, to figure out just which place it reminded me of. St. Bart's, I had thought at first, choosing the obvious connections of sun, sea and sand, and snippets from the press about which celebrity had been seen where and with whom. But that wasn't entirely it. Italy, was my wife Janice's guess, noting the lasciviously rich blackberry gelati we had eaten, the fact that Uruguayans say " ciao " as goodbye (though they spell it "chau")
NEWS
November 6, 1992 | PHYLLIS CHACHERE LOWE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Imagine holding a piece of history in your hand, a golden treasure culled from a Spanish galleon that was driven by a hurricane onto the deadly coral reefs off the Florida Keys in 1622. The Nuestra Senora de Atocha, laden with the heaviest consignment of royal and private treasures from the New World, was buried by the forces of nature and shrouded in secrecy by the sea for more than 3 1/2 centuries before being discovered by explorer Mel Fisher in 1985.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1991
Senior citizens can order emergency identification bracelets, helpful in the case of accident or illness, from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Orange Senior Citizens Community Center. The Orange Junior Women's Club is coordinating a special program to make the stainless-steel bracelets available to all seniors for $3.25. The bracelets are designed to accommodate five lines of engraved lettering, which may identify the wearer or provide critical medical information.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1995 | SCOTT HARRIS, Address TimesLink or Prodigy e-mail to YQTU59A ( via the Internet: YQTU59A@prodigy.com)
Jeanne had worn the bracelet for. . . well, she isn't sure how long. At least 20 years. She wore it to bed, she wore it in the shower. "I don't take it off. I mean, I literally don't take it off." Not once in more than 20 years? "Once it got caught on something," she recalled, "and it's bendable, and it came off." Jeanne took the pledge seriously. It was a POW-MIA bracelet, a silver talisman of concern and hope from the Vietnam War.
NEWS
October 30, 2013 | By Michael McGough
In 1969, in a case involving children who were disciplined for wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam War, the Supreme Court ruled that students don't "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate. "  Now the court is being asked to take a case that could be a vehicle for rolling back that decision, known as Tinker vs. Des Moines School District. The new case also involves apparel -- rubber bracelet s bearing the message "I ♥ boobies !
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1995 | From Staff and Wire Reports
When a valuable diamond-studded ankle bracelet showed up in an Oregon pawn shop, a curious detective investigated and helped solve an Orange County burglary. Eugene Police Det. Robert Holland had already grown suspicious as to why so much high-quality jewelry was appearing at a particular pawn shop. Then the 67-diamond bracelet showed up. "It stood out," said Holland, who decided to investigate the man selling the valuables to the shop.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1992 | JAMES BORNEMEIER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Inspired by Boris Yeltsin's promise to return any missing American servicemen, Rep. Randy (Duke) Cunningham (R-San Diego) on Wednesday swiftly intercepted the Russian Federation president after his speech to Congress and offered him the POW/MIA bracelet he's worn for 22 years. "He's taking it back to Moscow," Cunningham said happily after the encounter on the House floor.
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