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April 12, 1992 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a Los Angeles high school student in the 1950s, Eddie Isaac impressed classmates as a hustler by hawking flowers from street corners after school. The son of a neighborhood shopkeeper, Isaac later worked the downtown Los Angeles flower markets, operated a flower shop in West Hollywood and eventually bought a small ranch near San Fernando. But riches eluded him until 1979, when Isaac--who by then had changed his name to Edwin M.
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December 10, 2003 | Mike Anton, Times Staff Writer
When the question came, Freddie Kessee was applying cream to the scar, a burnt circle the size of a quarter on her adopted daughter's chest. "What happened to me?" 3-year-old Alycia Turner quietly asked as she watched Barney on television. That was three weeks ago. Kessee knew the questions would come as Alycia grew older and began to wonder about the scar, about the absence of her mother and cousin and father, about the trips to the cemetery. She had steeled herself for them.
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January 26, 2001
A man convicted of murdering a 16-year-old boy in Bellflower was sentenced Thursday to 50 years to life in prison. David Johnell Jones, 23, was guilty of first-degree murder and personal discharge of a firearm causing death. Jones was riding in a car driven by his brother when he got out and shot and killed Jonathan Curbelo on Aug. 25, 1999, over a neighborhood dispute. "It's a sad ending to a sad case," said Deputy Dist. Atty. Kraig St. Pierre.
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September 10, 1994 | Associated Press
Among those killed in the crash of USAir Flight 427 was a family of five, who were returning from the funeral of a 9-year-old relative in Chicago. "It's hard to believe that no one is coming home next door," neighbor Bruce Brindle said Friday. He had lived next to Earl and Kathleen Weaver and their three children for the last eight years in the comfortable Pittsburgh suburb of Upper St. Clair. "Their children were best friends with our three children," he said.
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February 10, 1993 | CHRISTOPHER HEREDIA
An Oxnard farm worker who drowned in rain-swollen Conejo Creek was mourned by his family Tuesday as a loving, hard-working man. Jose Valdivia, 49, was a husband, a father of five and a grandfather of 15 who rose from field worker to the rank of foreman during his 2 1/2-year tenure with Oxnard-based Skyline Flower Growers and Shippers.
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May 1, 1997 | DEBORAH BELGUM, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The slayings at South Bay fast- food restaurants of two colleagues within six months has cast a pall over an Orange County construction firm. Police, however, do not believe that the two homicides are related. Cheyenne Figueroa, 39, a construction supervisor from Fontana, was shot in the head Tuesday evening minutes after pulling up to a drive-through window at a Jack-in-the-Box in Inglewood to order the No. 5 combo--a Sourdough Jack, fries and a soft drink.
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July 31, 2002 | MAI TRAN and MIKE ANTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Delfin Bartolome was a hard-working family man, a father of three who never buckled under the stress of raising a son with severe autism--a 27-year-old who still slept in his parents' bedroom. But the 55-year-old Laguna Niguel engineer was becoming increasingly despondent about his job security. The stress of that uncertainty, his family said, was something Bartolome couldn't handle. Monday, Bartolome shot his son Dale to death outside Vocational Visions A.R.T.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 10, 1991 | DANIEL CERONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"The Family Man," a CBS sitcom that few viewers saw during its brief Saturday-night run last fall, and one that nobody has heard much from since, would not seem a likely candidate for revival. But in an uncommon programming move, CBS will air original episodes of "Family Man" on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m., beginning tonight.
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