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September 17, 1995 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elvia Ruiz recalls the countless slaps, the punches and the threats. "I have a daughter with cerebral palsy and I remember my husband threatening to have two men we lived with take my daughter to Mexico and just abandon her there," she said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 1995 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elvia Ruiz recalls the countless slaps, the punches and the threats. "I have a daughter with cerebral palsy and I remember my husband threatening to have two men we lived with take my daughter to Mexico and just abandon her there," she said.
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June 23, 1995 | ALAN EYERLY
The achievements and humanitarian contributions of Orange County women were celebrated Thursday when the local chapter of the American Red Cross presented its third annual Clara Barton Spectrum Awards. Keynote speaker at the fund-raising luncheon was California First Lady Gayle Wilson, who praised the spirit of volunteerism in America but said there is a critical need for additional service, especially as mentors for young people.
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November 2, 1989 | YOLANDA RODRIGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The professor traveled to Tijuana to buy miniature skulls. Elvia Ruiz and Lorena Alcala, freshmen at Cal State Dominguez Hills, spent more than 20 hours folding, cutting, and unfolding decorations in green, yellow, orange, pink, red and blue tissue paper. Jose Guerra, a senior, and Michael Pampa, a freshman, moved furniture out of a tiny office to make way for an altar.
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April 6, 2002 | DANIEL YI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The irony is not lost on Ra'id Faraj. Half a world away, in his native town of Bethlehem, his family is cowering under the advance of Israeli tanks in a perennial conflict that has escalated recently in a vicious cycle of suicide bombings and retaliations. Here in Orange County, Faraj, a spokesman for the Southern California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, will be honored Sunday for seeking peace.
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June 26, 1995 | ANN CONWAY
The photograph on her "Psycho" book jacket is enough to stop you dead. There she is, beautiful Janet Leigh, fish-eyed, her nose smashed against the base of a bathtub. "That's after she was stabbed to death--when she has fallen in the shower," Leigh said of Marion Crane, the young woman she portrayed in "Psycho," the 35-year-old thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
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