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March 15, 1988
A 19-year-old Los Angeles man died of a heart attack and not from an anesthesia procedure performed at a controversial low-cost dental clinic, the county coroner's office reported Monday. The victim, Jose Cabral, was under general anesthesia while having four teeth pulled Feb. 5 at the Howard Stein Dental Group in Bellflower when he suffered the heart attack, authorities said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1988
A 19-year-old Los Angeles man died of a heart attack and not from an anesthesia procedure performed at a controversial low-cost dental clinic, the county coroner's office reported Monday. The victim, Jose Cabral, was under general anesthesia while having four teeth pulled Feb. 5 at the Howard Stein Dental Group in Bellflower when he suffered the heart attack, authorities said.
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July 29, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A Las Vegas man was accused of twisting the arm of a Department of Motor Vehicles worker because he was angry he had to wait in line for 30 minutes. Burton Howard Stein, 64, was charged with intimidating a public officer by threat or physical harm and battery with bodily harm. Stein had phoned a DMV office for an appointment. He went to the office but became irate after waiting in line, a DMV official said. He asked to see the worker he had spoken with on the phone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1988 | DOUG BROWN, Times Staff Writer
A 19-year-old Los Angeles man suffered a heart attack and died Friday after being put under anesthesia by a dentist in the Bellflower office of the Howard Stein Dental Group, authorities said. The dentist, Dr. Jim Drake, also suffered a heart attack after the incident, but was listed in stable condition Saturday at Doctors Hospital of Lakewood, a hospital spokeswoman said.
NEWS
December 24, 1987
A Los Angeles-area dentist has filed suit to bar the scheduled Sunday broadcast of a "60 Minutes" interview that he contends he was deceived into granting. Dr. Howard M. Stein claims that he agreed to be interviewed after a "60 Minutes" producer promised him that it would not be an "ambush." Instead, Stein claims he was asked to answer accusations of shoddy and needless dental work, filing false insurance claims, misdiagnoses and double billing, among other charges.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 5, 1998
What's happening in the next few weeks: * "Toulouse-Lautrec: Posters and Prints from the Collection of Irene and Howard Stein" presents images of the spirited and colorful night life of turn-of-the-century Paris March 24-June 14 at the High Museum of Art. At right: "Jane Avril." 1280 Peachtree St., NE. (404) 733-4444. Opening at the museum Feb. 21, "The Flag in American Indian Art." Ends June 13.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 1988 | SHERYL STOLBERG, Times Staff Writer
Jose Martin Cabral's mother had told him not to go to the dentist, at least not the one he had chosen. Dr. Jim Drake worked for the Howard Stein Dental Group in Bellflower--too far from the family's home in the Elysian Valley section of Los Angeles, Rosario Cabral told her 19-year-old son. But Cabral's girlfriend worked at the Stein clinic, and so that is where he decided to go on Friday afternoon for treatment of a toothache.
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October 16, 1994 | Jan Breslauer, Jan Breslauer is a Times staff writer.
Oliver Mayer whips out a paperback biography of Mexican muralist David Siqueiros and plunks it down on the table in a downtown eatery, next to his Cobb salad. "I'm reading this book right now which has totally politicized me," he says. "I'm 29, but I look at this guy at 29 and he'd been in the Mexican revolution, the Spanish Civil War and he was putting himself on the line for Marxism. It's really exciting, galvanizing." Actually, Mayer's not doing so badly himself.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1986
A 63-year-old Lakewood man driving eastbound on Westminster Avenue in Seal Beach Wednesday evening collided head-on with a car coming in the opposite direction when his 1985 Cadillac crossed the street's center divider, police said. Critically injured in the accident were Howard M. Stein and the woman driver he hit, Davy Sreng Lu, 21, of Huntington Beach. Sgt. Robert Krauss said both Stein and Lu were critically injured and airlifted to Fountain Valley Regional Hospital.
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November 4, 1987 | Associated Press
President Reagan today appointed four top business executives to a commission studying the current turmoil in the financial markets and met for the first time with the group, headed by former Sen. Nicholas Brady (R-N.J.). Named by Reagan to the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms were James C. Kotting, chairman and chief executive officer of Navistar International Corp. of Chicago; Robert G. Kirby, chairman, Capital Guardian Trust Co., Los Angeles; Howard M.
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December 24, 1987 | JESS BRAVIN and KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writers
A Los Angeles-area dentist filed suit Wednesday to bar the scheduled Sunday broadcast of a "60 Minutes" interview that he contends he was deceived into granting. In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles federal court, Dr. Howard M. Stein claims that he agreed to be interviewed by CBS television reporter Diane Sawyer only after a "60 Minutes" producer promised him that it would not be a "hatchet job" or an "ambush."
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