January 24, 2011
As elections approach for four of its seven seats, the Los Angeles Unified School District board can claim bragging rights to some significant changes since Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa got involved several years ago. Before he became mayor, the board seemed frozen into inaction whenever the teachers union protested any reform, such as new charter schools. But the mayor-supported majority of the last few years has proved more agile at approving charters, which often provide a better education to students who otherwise would be forced to attend underperforming neighborhood schools.
July 13, 1988
Eric Lee has been appointed vice president and chief financial officer at Synthane Taylor, a leading supplier of circuitry materials for the printed circuit board industry.
May 10, 2000
These companies and/or individuals recently filed for liquidation (Chapter 7) or reorganization (Chapter 11 or 13) in federal Bankruptcy Court in Santa Ana.
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September 18, 1993
Three men were in custody Friday in lieu of $1-million bail each after a pipe bomb exploded in an Arcadia home, injuring one of the men slightly. Arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to possess and manufacture explosive devices were Eric Lee Neiman, 31, an unemployed gunsmith from Arcadia; Dennis William Coronel, 50, a mechanic from Norwalk, and Robert Francisco Funston, 21, an unemployed furniture mover from Sierra Madre, police said.
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November 24, 2003 |
A man crossing a Laguna Beach street walked into the path of a moving van over the weekend and was killed. Police did not release the name of the man, a native of India working in California, pending notification of relatives. The accident occurred about 6:15 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Laguna Canyon Road, where the victim and two friends were crossing the street, said Sgt. Eric Lee, a police spokesman. The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk and was at fault, Lee said.
February 2, 2011
John Barry: On the cover of the Feb. 1 LATExtra section, the obituary of Academy Award-winning composer John Barry incorrectly included a photo of editor Neil Travis, a fellow Oscar winner. Barry was correctly pictured on Page AA5 of the section; that image is reproduced above. School board political funding: An article in the Jan. 29 LATExtra section about contributions to committees set up to support candidates for the Los Angeles Board of Education said that Service Employees International Union Local 99 set up independent committees to back Eric Lee and Richard Vladovic.