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February 4, 1998
Charges were dropped against a former officer of the Crystal Park casino and another man Tuesday after a jury deadlocked over allegations that they stole $300,000 from the card club. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Andrew Kauffman dismissed the case against Eugene Aragon, 33, the club's controller, and Jeffrey Platt, 37, with the jury leaning heavily toward the acquittal of both men.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2004 |
Carrying a message of coastal conservation into Compton on Saturday, volunteers fished 10 tons of trash from Compton Creek, hoping to show that preservation starts inland. About 130 volunteers wore raincoats, plastic gloves and big yellow boots as they worked through a constant drizzle. They waded through ankle-deep water and found broken bicycles, car stereos, a bowling ball -- even a live dog.
May 16, 2001
Miss Information's Guide to Auto Activities * Compiled by Joan Denver. Readers are advised to call ahead to verify events and times, which are subject to change. Send listings to Miss Information's Automotive Calendar of Events, 6475 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 375, Long Beach, CA 90803. To fax listings: (714) 761-3500. To subscribe: (714) 229-9100. Coming Events THURSDAY-SUNDAY Fullerton. Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival: "The Art and Romance of the Automobile."
December 19, 2003 |
To keep its warehouses stocked and its delivery trucks running without the Teamsters union, Ralphs Grocery Co. has turned to a convicted felon with a history of legal woes. Clifford L. Nuckols, a veteran of the strikebreaking business, has hired hundreds of people and brought them from around the country to the Los Angeles area, where the supermarket strike and lockout are in their tenth week.
June 24, 2004 |
High-stakes negotiations between Los Angeles-area hotels and the hotel workers union have broken down, as national chains like Hyatt and Sheraton resist the union's novel plan to line up contract expiration dates across the country, opening the door to a national strike.
September 7, 2002 |
Shaquille O'Neal was found Friday to be rid of the virus that gripped him for most of the past month, and so was cleared to undergo surgery on his arthritic big toe Wednesday at UCLA Medical Center. Doctors told O'Neal's agent, Perry Rogers, that blood tests administered this week were normal. O'Neal had twice been admitted into an Orlando-area hospital to be treated for high body temperatures and other complications, including a swollen liver. Dr.