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November 23, 1990 | KIM KOWSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Each morning before Robert Delgado left for school, he made his bed and kissed his parents goodby. When he came home, he cleaned the kitchen and bathroom before setting rice on the stove for the family's dinner. A junior at Leuzinger High School before he was killed earlier this month in a drive-by shooting, Robert had decent grades and teachers spoke well of him. By all accounts he was extremely close to his parents, who came to Gardena from the Philippines in the mid-1980s.
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April 22, 2001 | NOAKI SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the hopes of healing racial wounds that threatened to divide the city nearly a year ago, Carson elected officials and community leaders gathered Saturday, but lingering tension among City Council members may have impeded the dialogue. Missing were some of the city's most important leaders embroiled in the controversy: two City Council members and a former mayor. "I see this division between our City Council.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 1989
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center was sued Tuesday in federal district court in Los Angeles for requiring foreign-born nurses to speak only English on the job. Attorney Robin Toma of the American Civil Liberties Union charged that the hospital prevented Filipina nurses in the hospital's maternity unit from speaking their native Togalog while on breaks, in the cafeteria, or on the telephone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1993 | RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Conventional wisdom had either one of five black candidates or another contender with the support of influential mobile home groups winning Tuesday night's special City Council election in Carson. But instead it was a virtual unknown named Lorelie S. Olaes who was the talk of the town Wednesday, thanks to her surprise victory in the record eight-person race for a single seat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1989
Seven members of two warring Filipino gangs were arrested and 33 weapons, including two AK-47 assault rifles, were seized early Friday morning in a series of raids across Los Angeles County, authorities said. Officer Deborah Delgado, a member of the Police Department's Asian gang unit that carried out Friday's raids on nine homes, said the bad blood between the Filipino gangs dates back to April, when one gang member was seriously stabbed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1993 | ED BOND
The Burbank school board, unable to find qualified teachers in Arabic or Tagalog, has applied for a waiver from a state requirement to provide academic instruction in those languages. A district with more than 50 students not fluent in English who speak a particular foreign language must provide academic instruction in that language, said Andrea Canady, director of the district's curriculum and bilingual education programs.
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February 24, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Philippine vice governor and three other Filipinos were indicted by a federal grand jury Friday on firearms and customs violations in connection with an alleged attempt to smuggle more than 300 weapons and 500,000 rounds of ammunition into the Philippines, acting U.S. Atty. Robert Brosio announced.
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December 8, 1987 | VICTOR MERINA, Times Staff Writer
A second Los Angeles County employee organization representing minority workers has accused the county of "systemic racial discrimination" in a complaint filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The Los Angeles County Filipino-American Employees Assn., which says it represents about 1,500 of the county's 1,700 Filipino employees, contends that many of those workers have been the victims of racial bias in promotion and job assignments.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 2001 | NOAKI SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the hopes of healing racial wounds that threatened to divide the city nearly a year ago, Carson elected officials and community leaders gathered Saturday, but lingering tension among City Council members may have impeded the dialogue. Missing were some of the city's most important leaders embroiled in the controversy: two City Council members and a former mayor. "I see this division between our City Council.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1991 | IRENE CHANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Civil rights activists on Friday said a federal judge's decision upholding a Pomona hospital's "no-Tagalog" policy sets a dangerous precedent for employees who want to speak their native languages while on the job. Representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center said Judge Edward Rafeedie's Oct.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1993 | ED BOND
The Burbank school board, unable to find qualified teachers in Arabic or Tagalog, has applied for a waiver from a state requirement to provide academic instruction in those languages. A district with more than 50 students not fluent in English who speak a particular foreign language must provide academic instruction in that language, said Andrea Canady, director of the district's curriculum and bilingual education programs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1991 | IRENE CHANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Civil rights activists on Friday said a federal judge's decision upholding a Pomona hospital's "no-Tagalog" policy sets a dangerous precedent for employees who want to speak their native languages while on the job. Representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center said Judge Edward Rafeedie's Oct.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 1991
A Pomona hospital's "no Tagalog" rule did not discriminate against Filipino nurses because the policy was adopted to improve employee morale and job performance, a federal judge ruled this week. But Judge Edward Rafeedie ruled that the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center did violate the civil rights of a Filipina nurse who refused to obey the language rule and filed a discrimination lawsuit in 1989.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1990 | KIM KOWSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Each morning before Robert Delgado left for school, he made his bed and kissed his parents goodby. When he came home, he cleaned the kitchen and bathroom before setting rice on the stove for the family's dinner. A junior at Leuzinger High School before he was killed earlier this month in a drive-by shooting, Robert had decent grades and teachers spoke well of him. By all accounts he was extremely close to his parents, who came to Gardena from the Philippines in the mid-1980s.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 1990 | IRENE CHANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday it is seeking to join the civil rights lawsuit of a Filipina nurse who has accused a Pomona hospital of requiring nurses to speak only English at work. After a preliminary investigation, the commission filed a motion Monday to intervene in the suit filed last July by Adelaida (Aida) Dimaranan, a nurse for 12 years at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1990 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Philippine vice governor and three other Filipinos were indicted by a federal grand jury Friday on firearms and customs violations in connection with an alleged attempt to smuggle more than 300 weapons and 500,000 rounds of ammunition into the Philippines, acting U.S. Atty. Robert Brosio announced.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 1990 | IRENE CHANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday it is seeking to join the civil rights lawsuit of a Filipina nurse who has accused a Pomona hospital of requiring nurses to speak only English at work. After a preliminary investigation, the commission filed a motion Monday to intervene in the suit filed last July by Adelaida (Aida) Dimaranan, a nurse for 12 years at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1993 | RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Conventional wisdom had either one of five black candidates or another contender with the support of influential mobile home groups winning Tuesday night's special City Council election in Carson. But instead it was a virtual unknown named Lorelie S. Olaes who was the talk of the town Wednesday, thanks to her surprise victory in the record eight-person race for a single seat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1989
Seven members of two warring Filipino gangs were arrested and 33 weapons, including two AK-47 assault rifles, were seized early Friday morning in a series of raids across Los Angeles County, authorities said. Officer Deborah Delgado, a member of the Police Department's Asian gang unit that carried out Friday's raids on nine homes, said the bad blood between the Filipino gangs dates back to April, when one gang member was seriously stabbed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 1989
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center was sued Tuesday in federal district court in Los Angeles for requiring foreign-born nurses to speak only English on the job. Attorney Robin Toma of the American Civil Liberties Union charged that the hospital prevented Filipina nurses in the hospital's maternity unit from speaking their native Togalog while on breaks, in the cafeteria, or on the telephone.
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