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September 11, 1991 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The attorney for a former Mission College finance department worker charged Tuesday that the then-president of the school, Lowell Erickson, illegally failed to report that a college employee performed work for Erickson for free. The attorney said that James Austin, vice president of administration, compiled district financial and attendance data in 1988 for Erickson, Mission's acting president at the time. The attorney, Dale Gronemeier, said Austin received no compensation for his work.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 11, 1991 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The attorney for a former Mission College finance department worker charged Tuesday that the then-president of the school, Lowell Erickson, illegally failed to report that a college employee performed work for Erickson for free. The attorney said that James Austin, vice president of administration, compiled district financial and attendance data in 1988 for Erickson, Mission's acting president at the time. The attorney, Dale Gronemeier, said Austin received no compensation for his work.
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January 31, 1995 | Reuters
A 26-year-old unmarried financial analyst who paid $30,000 for a surrogate to bear him a child pleaded innocent Monday to a charge of killing the 5-week-old boy. James Austin was ordered held for trial. Austin, of Bethlehem, paid $30,000 to the Infertility Center of America in Indianapolis to arrange for a surrogate mother to bear the child, who died Jan. 17, nine days after being taken to a Philadelphia hospital with severe head injuries.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
A Seal Beach man was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony drunk driving and hit-and-run in an incident in which a man was hit by a truck and killed as he crossed a Huntington Beach street, police said. John Leone, 35, was arrested after witnesses and evidence at the scene led Huntington Beach police to a Seal Beach residence, where police said they found Leone and the vehicle allegedly involved.
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January 14, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A single man who paid a surrogate mother to bear his child was arrested in Philadelphia after admitting he beat and critically injured the 1-month-old boy, police said. James Alan Austin, 26, was charged with aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment, authorities said. Police said Austin, a bank financial analyst, admitted he beat and shook the boy several times.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1986
4 Jailed in Robbery at Motel: Three men who allegedly robbed a couple at gunpoint in their motel room early Friday were arrested when a police officer spotted them leaving the Grove Motel, 9821 Garden Grove Blvd. A fourth suspect, 17, was booked into Juvenile Hall. The three men were Michael R. Smith, 18, and Joseph M. Vincent, 20, both of Garden Grove, and James E. Austin, 18, of Westminster.
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September 5, 2013 | By Paige St. John
SACRAMENTO - Inmates leading California's largest prison protest ended a two-month hunger strike Thursday without winning major concessions on solitary confinement conditions - their main grievance - but with the promise of legislative hearings on the issue. The strike, which began with 30,000 inmates refusing meals and ended with about 100, drew international attention to California's use of prolonged prisoner isolation. It was orchestrated by a few inmates in isolation at Pelican Bay prison near the Oregon border.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 1990 | ROBERT HILBURN, TIMES POP MUSIC CRITIC
Don't misjudge an album by its cover. Because of the Guitar Player magazine logo, the new "Legends of Guitar" series may look like an instructional guide that is of interest only to guitarists. In fact, the series offers an imaginatively designed collection of some of the finest guitar performances of the modern pop era.
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June 21, 2013 | By Paige St. John
Early prison releases of the kind ordered by a federal court panel pose no threat to public safety, according to experts who testified on the matter the last time it came up in California. In those 2009 hearings, five experts on crime, punishment and prisons told the court that allowing inmates with good behavior to shorten their prison terms by several months has little, if any, effect on crime in the community. "There is no difference in recidivism rates by length of stay," James Austin, a Washington-based corrections consultant, testified at the time.
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April 29, 1994 | ROBERT HILBURN, TIMES POP MUSIC CRITIC
Even if you hate interminable drum and guitar solos in concert, the latest series of CD retrospectives from Rhino Records should prove engaging. * The theme of the five-volume series is explained in its title: "Rock Instrumental Classics." As usual, however, the label's creative team hasn't simply thrown together dozens of instrumentals in random fashion. Producers Gary Stewart, James Austin and David McLees have arranged the 90 songs in the series by era and pop genres.
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