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April 7, 1988 | JOHN HURST and CLAIRE SPIEGEL, Times Staff Writers
Sheresa lay on the floor and stretched her arms toward the sunlight that lit up the frosted glass window at the end of the hallway. She is a small, childlike figure, who, at 22, has the mind of an infant. She speaks only an occasional word and walks with difficulty. Still, she could see the sunlit window at the end of the hallway and cried to go outside. She was left lying on the hallway floor for about two hours that morning, resisting an occasional attempt to move her.
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August 19, 1994 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Inspectors conducting a comprehensive safety audit of Metro Rail tunneling have concluded that contractors violated more than 80 safety regulations, including the improper storage of flammable chemicals, the presence of electrical hazards and even the apparent use of cigarettes in a passage prone to combustible gases.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1994 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Inspectors conducting a comprehensive safety audit of Metro Rail tunneling have concluded that contractors violated more than 80 safety regulations, including the improper storage of flammable chemicals, the presence of electrical hazards and even the apparent use of cigarettes in a passage prone to combustible gases.
NEWS
November 4, 1988 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, Times Staff Writer
Democratic Senate candidate Leo T. McCarthy, using Proposition 65 to attack U.S. Sen. Pete Wilson on the issue of toxic pollution, filed a major enforcement action Thursday, accusing eight oil companies of polluting the state's ground water. Using the authority available to any citizen, McCarthy targeted 174 storage tanks he said have been identified by the state as leaking cancer-causing chemicals into California's ground water.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge has ordered convicted slumlord Nathaniel Wells to pay $2.1 million in damages to two former tenants in what is believed to be the first successful use of federal racketeering laws against a ghetto landlord. The judgment, announced Wednesday by the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, was also awarded against two of Wells' family members, Jerry Gray and Stella Gray, and his attorney, James Grinnell. U.S. District Judge John G.
NEWS
November 4, 1988 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, Times Staff Writer
Democratic Senate candidate Leo T. McCarthy, using Proposition 65 to attack U.S. Sen. Pete Wilson on the issue of toxic pollution, filed a major enforcement action Thursday, accusing eight oil companies of polluting the state's ground water. Using the authority available to any citizen, McCarthy targeted 174 storage tanks he said have been identified by the state as leaking cancer-causing chemicals into California's ground water.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge has ordered convicted slumlord Nathaniel Wells to pay $2.1 million in damages to two former tenants in what is believed to be the first successful use of federal racketeering laws against a ghetto landlord. The judgment, announced Wednesday by the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, was also awarded against two of Wells' family members, Jerry Gray and Stella Gray, and his attorney, James Grinnell. U.S. District Judge John G.
NEWS
April 7, 1988 | JOHN HURST and CLAIRE SPIEGEL, Times Staff Writers
Sheresa lay on the floor and stretched her arms toward the sunlight that lit up the frosted glass window at the end of the hallway. She is a small, childlike figure, who, at 22, has the mind of an infant. She speaks only an occasional word and walks with difficulty. Still, she could see the sunlit window at the end of the hallway and cried to go outside. She was left lying on the hallway floor for about two hours that morning, resisting an occasional attempt to move her.
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