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November 29, 1989 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three women--an out-of-work housekeeper, a legal secretary and a shoe-factory worker--gathered with their children outside the now-closed Echo Park Day Care Center on Tuesday to commiserate about their plight. "I don't know what I'm going to do," said the housekeeper, Vilma Marquina, 38, as she tied the shoelaces of her son, Hugo, 6. "This is the closest center to my house."
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May 4, 1990 | From United Press International
A former part-time employee of a Los Angeles day-care center pleaded guilty Thursday to molestation charges in a case that prompted the city to institute a fingerprinting plan for part-time workers to determine whether they have criminal records. Charles Chavez pleaded guilty to four counts of lewd conduct with a child under the age of 14 and was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Gordon Ringer to a year in County Jail. Three other lewd conduct charges were dismissed. Deputy Dist. Atty.
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May 4, 1990 | From United Press International
A former part-time employee of a Los Angeles day-care center pleaded guilty Thursday to molestation charges in a case that prompted the city to institute a fingerprinting plan for part-time workers to determine whether they have criminal records. Charles Chavez pleaded guilty to four counts of lewd conduct with a child under the age of 14 and was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Gordon Ringer to a year in County Jail. Three other lewd conduct charges were dismissed. Deputy Dist. Atty.
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January 11, 1990 | CHARISSE JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Echo Park child care center, closed last year after two of its employees were accused of child molestation, will reopen this month on a probationary basis, city officials announced Wednesday. Under an agreement that will be finalized today between the city of Los Angeles and the state Department of Social Services, the Echo Park Recreation Center will resume its after-school program for elementary schoolchildren on Jan.
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January 11, 1990 | CHARISSE JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Echo Park child care center, closed last year after two of its employees were accused of child molestation, will reopen this month on a probationary basis, city officials announced Wednesday. Under an agreement that will be finalized today between the city of Los Angeles and the state Department of Social Services, the Echo Park Recreation Center will resume its after-school program for elementary schoolchildren on Jan.
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November 16, 1989 | MICHELE FUETSCH and JOHN H. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
After two recent child-molestation cases in city facilities, Los Angeles plans to fingerprint 2,000 part-time day-care and recreation workers and is considering fingerprinting volunteers to determine if they have criminal records that disqualify them from working with children. Two part-time workers in an Echo Park day-care center were arrested in October on molestation charges.
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November 22, 1989 | ANDREA FORD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State investigators Tuesday postponed a decision on whether to revoke the license of a city-operated Echo Park day-care center after learning that two more children say they were molested by a worker at the facility. The latest allegations, made by a sister and brother whose parents took them to Los Angeles police, bring to five the number of children who have accused two part-time workers at Echo Park Recreation Center of fondling them.
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November 29, 1989 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three women--an out-of-work housekeeper, a legal secretary and a shoe-factory worker--gathered with their children outside the now-closed Echo Park Day Care Center on Tuesday to commiserate about their plight. "I don't know what I'm going to do," said the housekeeper, Vilma Marquina, 38, as she tied the shoelaces of her son, Hugo, 6. "This is the closest center to my house."
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