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January 18, 1988 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
About 300 people linked arms and held a 1960s-style freedom march through downtown Fontana Sunday to celebrate the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., while a handful of Ku Klux Klan members shouted racial epithets. Escorted by about 100 Fontana police officers and two dozen San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies, the marchers paraded for a mile, holding up Bibles and singing inspirational songs, including "We Shall Overcome" and "When the Saints Go Marching In."
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February 14, 1998 | Associated Press
About 200 protesters from Indian tribes and conservation clubs camped in the desert for a second day Friday to block soil tests at the proposed Ward Valley radioactive waste dump. The demonstrators said they wouldn't leave despite a closure order from the Bureau of Land Management, but Friday's mood was mostly relaxed and upbeat, said Bradley Angel, a spokesman for the Greenaction protest movement.
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NEWS
February 14, 1998 | Associated Press
About 200 protesters from Indian tribes and conservation clubs camped in the desert for a second day Friday to block soil tests at the proposed Ward Valley radioactive waste dump. The demonstrators said they wouldn't leave despite a closure order from the Bureau of Land Management, but Friday's mood was mostly relaxed and upbeat, said Bradley Angel, a spokesman for the Greenaction protest movement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1995
A day after his release from prison, a convicted serial sex offender has been relocated from his parole site in Fontana as a result of strong public outcry in the area, parole authorities said Tuesday. But Ted Jamerson, 41, whose last victim was a 15-year-old Pasadena girl, is still in Southern California, said Christine May, spokeswoman for the Department of Corrections.
NEWS
November 12, 1989 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A boisterous crowd of nearly 2,000 gathered here Saturday for a congressional hearing on legislation designed to protect the California desert by creating three national parks. Waving signs and chanting cheers in a way reminiscent of a high school pep rally, opponents on both sides of the mushrooming desert preservation battle staged raucous demonstrations before crowding into a hall to testify before a congressional committee.
NEWS
May 13, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Forty-one anti-abortion protesters were arrested as about 250 people representing both sides of the abortion debate converged on a San Bernardino women's clinic, police said. Ray Showalter, a spokesman for the San Bernardino Police Department, said the arrests came after demonstrators blocked the doorways to a Family Planning Associates Clinic. Police cleared one entrance for staff and clients.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1995
A day after his release from prison, a convicted serial sex offender has been relocated from his parole site in Fontana as a result of strong public outcry in the area, parole authorities said Tuesday. But Ted Jamerson, 41, whose last victim was a 15-year-old Pasadena girl, is still in Southern California, said Christine May, spokeswoman for the Department of Corrections.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1990 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 1,000 machinists union members at Lockheed Corp.'s aircraft service subsidiary walked off their jobs Monday at four maintenance facilities in San Bernardino County. Members in Local Lodge 821 of the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers voted to strike after rejecting a proposal by Lockheed Aircraft Service Corp. Workers began picketing Monday morning outside the company's Upland, Chino and two Ontario facilities.
NEWS
July 23, 1991 | LARRY STAMMER and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Warning of environmental devastation, fiscal ruin and other calamities, an army of angry protesters turned out in three California cities Monday night to attack plans by the state to open a low-level radioactive waste dump on a wind-swept patch of desert in San Bernardino County.
NEWS
July 26, 1988 | Associated Press
More than two dozen psychiatric technicians at Patton State Hospital, which houses the criminally insane, called in sick Monday in an apparent protest, the hospital's director said. "All I can speculate on is that they are reacting to the monetary package in the governor's budget," said Donald G. Stockman, executive director of the 965-patient hospital. However, he could not say what specific part of the package may have spurred the protest. The California Assn.
NEWS
July 23, 1991 | LARRY STAMMER and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Warning of environmental devastation, fiscal ruin and other calamities, an army of angry protesters turned out in three California cities Monday night to attack plans by the state to open a low-level radioactive waste dump on a wind-swept patch of desert in San Bernardino County.
NEWS
May 13, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Forty-one anti-abortion protesters were arrested as about 250 people representing both sides of the abortion debate converged on a San Bernardino women's clinic, police said. Ray Showalter, a spokesman for the San Bernardino Police Department, said the arrests came after demonstrators blocked the doorways to a Family Planning Associates Clinic. Police cleared one entrance for staff and clients.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1990 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 1,000 machinists union members at Lockheed Corp.'s aircraft service subsidiary walked off their jobs Monday at four maintenance facilities in San Bernardino County. Members in Local Lodge 821 of the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers voted to strike after rejecting a proposal by Lockheed Aircraft Service Corp. Workers began picketing Monday morning outside the company's Upland, Chino and two Ontario facilities.
NEWS
November 12, 1989 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A boisterous crowd of nearly 2,000 gathered here Saturday for a congressional hearing on legislation designed to protect the California desert by creating three national parks. Waving signs and chanting cheers in a way reminiscent of a high school pep rally, opponents on both sides of the mushrooming desert preservation battle staged raucous demonstrations before crowding into a hall to testify before a congressional committee.
NEWS
July 26, 1988 | Associated Press
More than two dozen psychiatric technicians at Patton State Hospital, which houses the criminally insane, called in sick Monday in an apparent protest, the hospital's director said. "All I can speculate on is that they are reacting to the monetary package in the governor's budget," said Donald G. Stockman, executive director of the 965-patient hospital. However, he could not say what specific part of the package may have spurred the protest. The California Assn.
NEWS
January 18, 1988 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
About 300 people linked arms and held a 1960s-style freedom march through downtown Fontana Sunday to celebrate the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., while a handful of Ku Klux Klan members shouted racial epithets. Escorted by about 100 Fontana police officers and two dozen San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies, the marchers paraded for a mile, holding up Bibles and singing inspirational songs, including "We Shall Overcome" and "When the Saints Go Marching In."
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