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January 25, 1993 | JIM NEWTON
The view from the offices of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Los Angeles stretches beyond the rim of Dodger Stadium and across the Valley to the San Gabriel Mountains. Inside, the carpeting is plush and the place still smells like a new car. And location? Just a two-minute walk from the federal courthouse, where agents often have business.
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NEWS
April 4, 2011
Times reader Peter Girard captured this view of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building near the corner of Los Angeles and Temple streets taken from the futuristic-looking plaza of the California Department of Transportation's District 7 headquarters . View past photos we've featured . To upload your own, visit our reader travel photo gallery . When you upload your photo, tell us where it was taken and when. The more we know about the photo, the more likely it is that we'll feature it in our daily "Your Scene" posts here.
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NEWS
April 4, 2011
Times reader Peter Girard captured this view of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building near the corner of Los Angeles and Temple streets taken from the futuristic-looking plaza of the California Department of Transportation's District 7 headquarters . View past photos we've featured . To upload your own, visit our reader travel photo gallery . When you upload your photo, tell us where it was taken and when. The more we know about the photo, the more likely it is that we'll feature it in our daily "Your Scene" posts here.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1993 | JIM NEWTON
The view from the offices of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Los Angeles stretches beyond the rim of Dodger Stadium and across the Valley to the San Gabriel Mountains. Inside, the carpeting is plush and the place still smells like a new car. And location? Just a two-minute walk from the federal courthouse, where agents often have business.
BUSINESS
November 9, 1994
A judge has delayed until Dec. 7 the sentencing of the owners of First Pension Corp., who admitted to operating a Ponzi scheme for more than 10 years through the pension management firm. The sentencing for the three Irvine pension firm operators, originally scheduled for Thursday, will be at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 7, according to an order signed by U.S. District Judge John G. Davies in Los Angeles this week. The sentencing, which will be open to the public, will be at the Edward R.
BUSINESS
January 23, 1995 | Times Staff Reports
Sentencing in First Pension Fraud: William E. Cooper of Villa Park, who pleaded guilty to defrauding thousands of investors out of $121.5 million while running now-failed First Pension Corp., will be sentenced at 8:30 a.m. Thursday by U.S. District Judge John G. Davies. Cooper and two other defendants, Valerie Jensen of San Juan Capistrano and Robert E. Lindley of Laguna Niguel, have admitted to enticing investors to put money into phony mortgage pools created by Irvine-based First Pension.
BUSINESS
March 6, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sentencing in First Pension Fraud: A former executive who pleaded guilty to defrauding thousands of investors out of $136 million while operating failed First Pension Corp. of Irvine is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. Valerie Jensen of San Juan Capistrano faces up to 10 years in prison and a $500,000 fine. Her two partners, William E. Cooper of Villa Park and Robert E. Lindley of Laguna Niguel, were sentenced in January by U.S. District Judge John G. Davies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1998
Thousands of people were evacuated Thursday from the downtown federal office building and surrounding structures after a suspicious package was reported in a mail room, but the parcel was later found to contain harmless electronic equipment, police said. Federal and local law enforcement officers closed major portions of Los Angeles, Alameda and Temple streets as well as the Los Angeles Street offramp of the Hollywood Freeway shortly after the 12:30 p.m. report.
NEWS
January 21, 2001 | KURT STREETER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Several hours after George W. Bush was inaugurated Saturday, about 2,000 people gathered in downtown Los Angeles for a raucous protest dubbed "The Mourning of the Inauguration." Among the speakers at the rally, staged at Pershing Square and put on by a group of liberal grass-roots organizations, were actors Ed Asner and Ed Begley Jr., Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) and former state Sen. Tom Hayden. They charged that Bush is president only because of a fixed Florida vote and a U.S.
OPINION
December 24, 2000
On Dec. 18, phase one of the Edward R. Roybal Laboratory Building was dedicated at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The building is a major component of the CDC's modernization effort, boasting state-of-the-art laboratory suites designed to operate at optimal biosafety levels. Attending the event on behalf of Cal State L.A., I thought to myself, how times have changed! When the Roybal Comprehensive Health Center in East L.A. was dedicated some 20 years ago, armed sharpshooters occupied the roofs of the complex at the request of the FBI, which had received a threat against the congressman's life.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
A veteran reserve deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was fired after he was arrested by the FBI for the alleged theft of up to $1 million in diamonds, authorities said Wednesday evening. Billy Lulo, 47, was terminated Wednesday after being charged with one count of mail fraud, department officials said in a statement. Lulo was arrested in the Los Angeles area after a 10-month investigation stemming from a crime that took place in El Paso, authorities said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
A former reserve deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was charged with mail fraud after he allegedly stole a diamond that he was supposed to have sold for a Texas couple, the FBI said Wednesday night. Billy Lulo, 47, a veteran reserve officer was fired by the department Wednesday after he was arrested by federal agents in connection with the theft of the diamond, which was valued $500,000 to $1 million, according to authorities. Public records show that Lulo owns a jewelry store called Global Rings on Hill Street in Los Angeles' Jewelry District.
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