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September 24, 1990 | Associated Press
What was believed to be the heaviest rainstorm in 90 years flooded large sections of this northern Mexico state capital by Sunday, killing at least 40 people and leaving more than 5,000 homeless, authorities said. Another 30 people were reported missing by the Red Cross. The storm hit Saturday night dumping more than 5 inches in the area around Chihuahua City, about 200 miles south of El Paso. It was still raining in the city of 600,000 late Sunday.
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July 14, 1992 | JUANITA DARLING and MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For only the second time in its 63-year rule, the Institutional Revolutionary Party conceded defeat in a gubernatorial election Monday, handing victory to the conservative National Action Party in the northern border state of Chihuahua. At the same time, the PRI, as the ruling party is universally called, claimed a sweeping victory over the left-of-center Democratic Revolutionary Party in a vote for governor of the central farming state of Michoacan.
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July 14, 1992 | JUANITA DARLING and MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For only the second time in its 63-year rule, the Institutional Revolutionary Party conceded defeat in a gubernatorial election Monday, handing victory to the conservative National Action Party in the northern border state of Chihuahua. At the same time, the PRI, as the ruling party is universally called, claimed a sweeping victory over the left-of-center Democratic Revolutionary Party in a vote for governor of the central farming state of Michoacan.
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September 24, 1990 | Associated Press
What was believed to be the heaviest rainstorm in 90 years flooded large sections of this northern Mexico state capital by Sunday, killing at least 40 people and leaving more than 5,000 homeless, authorities said. Another 30 people were reported missing by the Red Cross. The storm hit Saturday night dumping more than 5 inches in the area around Chihuahua City, about 200 miles south of El Paso. It was still raining in the city of 600,000 late Sunday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1999
Superior Industries, Van Nuys, said it has selected a site for a new aluminum wheel manufacturing facility near its existing plant in Chihuahua, Mexico. The plant is expected to open next year and cost $50 million. Superior supplies aluminum wheels and other aluminum parts to major automotive manufacturers.
WORLD
March 23, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A judge in Chihuahua, Mexico, sentenced the former manager of pop star Gloria Trevi to slightly less than eight years in prison for rape, kidnapping and corruption of minors, but would allow him to go free on time served after the manager paid reparations to his accuser and a nominal fine. Sergio Andrade has been behind bars for five years.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1998
Superior Industries Inc. was awarded a contract from Volkswagen to supply aluminum wheels for the company's new VW Beetle. Superior will manufacture the wheels at its Chihuahua, Mexico, plant beginning in the middle of this year. Superior, which is based in Van Nuys, is a major supplier of aluminum wheels to the Big 3 auto makers, plus European and Japanese car makers, although this latest contract marks its first deal to supply aluminum wheels to Volkswagen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 2001
Re "Rights Groups Decry Mexico Rape Law," Aug. 29: Chihuahua, Mexico, rape law "provides for reduced sentences for rapes considered to have been 'provoked' by the victim." Does this mean the men in Chihuahua, like many men in the U.S., see women as sexual objects only? That a man is helpless when he sees this sexual object? Boy, oh boy, some men's egos are just that--the egos of boys. B. Anthony Secrist Los Angeles
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 1991 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The man who managed the Sylmar warehouse where authorities made the largest cocaine bust in history two years ago was sentenced Monday to life without parole. U. S. District Court Judge Terry J. Hatter Jr. told James Romero McTague that he was guilty of "one of the most horrendous crimes that has ever been committed against the American people." McTague, 43, was one of seven people arrested in September, 1989, after the discovery of 21.4 tons of cocaine stacked in boxes in the warehouse.
BUSINESS
March 8, 1994
Superior Industries International Inc., the Van Nuys-based maker of cast aluminum wheels for auto makers, announced two new orders, from Ford and Chrysler, with a total value of about $4.3 million a year. The Chrysler order, which is valued at about $2 million annually, initially calls for Superior to produce wheels for a Chrysler car built in Mexico for the Mexican market. Superior said this was the first order for the new Chihuahua, Mexico, plant that Superior is currently constructing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 1987
Eyring Kimball, wife of the late Mormon Church President Spencer W. Kimball and who as a teen-ager was forced by revolutionaries to flee her native Mexico, is dead. She was 92 and died Sunday at her Salt Lake City home. Mrs. Kimball was born in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. When she was 17 revolutionaries in the Mexican civil war threatened Mormon colonies in Chihuahua and Sonora and she was sent to Provo, Utah, to live with an uncle.
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