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December 8, 1989 | MILES CORWIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Almost two months after Northern California's deadly 7.1-magnitude earthquake, more than 600 people in this small farming community are still living in tents in a city park, sleeping on cots in Red Cross shelters or spending nights in cars or on lawns behind their condemned houses. Many of those who became homeless after the quake are still waiting for federal relief officials to open temporary mobile home parks.
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July 14, 1990 | HAROLD MAASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Today's anniversary of the 1846 raising of the American flag in San Jose will go unmarked by speeches or parades--but it will not pass unnoticed. Verbal fireworks have blazed for months as news spread that city leaders had decided to put up a bronze statue commemorating the little-known event in the Mexican-American War. It has proven to be a political faux pas of monumental proportions. Capt.
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July 14, 1990 | HAROLD MAASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Today's anniversary of the 1846 raising of the American flag in San Jose will go unmarked by speeches or parades--but it will not pass unnoticed. Verbal fireworks have blazed for months as news spread that city leaders had decided to put up a bronze statue commemorating the little-known event in the Mexican-American War. It has proven to be a political faux pas of monumental proportions. Capt.
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December 8, 1989 | MILES CORWIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Almost two months after Northern California's deadly 7.1-magnitude earthquake, more than 600 people in this small farming community are still living in tents in a city park, sleeping on cots in Red Cross shelters or spending nights in cars or on lawns behind their condemned houses. Many of those who became homeless after the quake are still waiting for federal relief officials to open temporary mobile home parks.
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February 24, 2005 | David G. Savage and Jenifer Warren, Times Staff Writers
The Supreme Court on Wednesday all but overturned California's policy of housing new prison inmates by race, declaring that the temporary segregation must be halted unless state officials could show it was the only way to maintain safety and security. In a 5-3 decision, the court said the largest state prison system in the nation was dangerously close to violating the Constitution's ban on racial segregation by the government. "We rejected the notion that separate can ever be equal ...
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