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June 18, 1998 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tarzana activist Georgia Mercer was named to the Los Angeles Community College District board Wednesday night, becoming the only San Fernando Valley resident on the panel. Mercer was chosen by the trustees from about 30 applicants who presented their qualifications to the board. Mercer, a former teacher who is active in education, health and juvenile justice issues, was Mayor Richard Riordan's representative to the West Valley at the beginning of his first term.
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June 18, 1998 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tarzana activist Georgia Mercer was named to the Los Angeles Community College District board Wednesday night, becoming the only San Fernando Valley resident on the panel. Mercer was chosen by the trustees from about 30 applicants who presented their qualifications to the board. Mercer, a former teacher who is active in education, health and juvenile justice issues, was Mayor Richard Riordan's representative to the West Valley at the beginning of his first term.
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October 20, 1988 | Associated Press
A federal appeals court on Wednesday stayed the execution of a onetime motorcycle gang leader less than 12 hours before he was scheduled to die for the rape and murder of a tavern waitress. The execution of George (Tiny) Mercer, 44, would have been the first in Missouri since 1965.
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October 6, 1996 | DAVID DISHNEAU, ASSOCIATED PRESS
They're busy as, well, as bees, and the Army spies on their every move, counting their comings and goings, sniffing them, even gauging the amount of wind generated by their wings. Thousands of honeybees have been put to work at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, enlisted as environmental monitors to detect traces of escaping chemical weapons at one of the nation's most toxic dump sites.
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November 3, 1990
A North Hollywood man who allegedly used his clothing boutique as a front for a prostitution ring has been arrested along with a prostitute, police said Friday. George Harold Mercer, 40, and Sherrie Capuano, 37, were arrested Thursday night in the 10900 block of Vanowen Street, after an undercover officer was propositioned by Capuano, Sgt. Chuck Wampler said.
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August 9, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
A shipping clerk convicted of murdering four elderly women between 1981 and 1983 and suspected in as many as eight similar slayings should be spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury recommended Friday. The same jury that on July 25 found Brandon Tholmer, 29, guilty of the four murders after two weeks of deliberations took only about an hour to decide that he should not go to the gas chamber.
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March 18, 1990 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On March 17, 1860, the Kamrin-Maru entered San Francisco Bay, the first known Japanese vessel to cross the Pacific and visit the United States. The ship, navigated with the help of some American sailors, brought a Japanese delegation to this country to establish trade relations and sign the first bilateral friendship treaty.
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