CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 1986
Police said they are investigating whether the same man robbed two banks in Garden Grove Monday. The man in both robberies was described as a Caucasian, with wavy brown hair, in his late 20s, about 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall, and about 180 pounds, Police Lt. Chuck Gibbs said. He was described as wearing two silver-studded earrings on his right ear in one of the robberies, he added. "The robberies are similar in both cases," Gibbs said. At 10 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1992 |
Federal agents and Detroit police on Friday arrested a Los Angeles man suspected of being one of the "Nasty Boys," a group of robbers who terrorized victims and held up more than two dozen Southern California banks during a recent four-month crime rampage. Harold Joseph Walden II, 18, was reportedly visiting relatives in Detroit when he was arrested Friday afternoon. "We had information that led us to the Detroit area," said John L. Hoos, an FBI spokesman based in Los Angeles.
January 12, 1994 |
As new details of the collapse of the massive Warner Ridge office complex project emerged Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan and City Councilwoman Laura Chick scrambled to deal with the fallout, which included the possible loss of 1,500 jobs in the San Fernando Valley. The Times reported Tuesday that 20th Century Industries, the parent company of one of the state's largest auto insurers, would not lease three mid-rise office buildings in the Woodland Hills project as planned.
September 30, 1994 |
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan didn't like what he read a year ago in Fortune magazine: a report that a Venice-based ceramics firm was prepared to bolt the city because its expansion plans were being stymied by red tape and high costs. So Riordan did what he loves best. He got on the phone and asked to talk to the boss at the Feltman-Langer Co. Within months, the mayor's office guided the company through a maze of city agencies and toward several government loans.