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July 12, 1985 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, Times Staff Writer
A North Hollywood man has been charged with trying to murder his wife by stuffing her burrito with the tranquilizing drug Valium. James Barnett, 46, has been charged with attempted murder and poisoning for allegedly hiding a large dose of the drug in a burrito he bought June 11 for his wife, Barbara, 45, Deputy Dist. Atty. Susan Speer said.
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March 31, 1992
James C. Barnett, Jr., who wrote for radio, television and film, in addition to producing films, has died at an Encino hospital. He was 69. A longtime resident of Van Nuys, Barnett died Wednesday of heart failure, said friend Wendy Raksin. Born in Venice, Barnett grew up in the area and graduated from Venice High School. As a child, he took dance and acting lessons and performed with the Meglin Kiddies. As a teen-ager, he started an acting troupe called The Patchwork Players.
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August 26, 1988 | JACK JONES, From staff and wire reports
What James Barnett wanted when he walked into the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Station about 1:30 a.m. was the return of his driver's license. Police were a little surprised. Barnett, who said he is a Hunkpapa Teton Sioux Indian known as Hiawatha Sheariwakenkawa II, showed them documents to back up his claim that he is 108 years old. He is also a custodian at Dodger Stadium. According to Sgt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1988 | JACK JONES, From staff and wire reports
What James Barnett wanted when he walked into the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Station about 1:30 a.m. was the return of his driver's license. Police were a little surprised. Barnett, who said he is a Hunkpapa Teton Sioux Indian known as Hiawatha Sheariwakenkawa II, showed them documents to back up his claim that he is 108 years old. He is also a custodian at Dodger Stadium. According to Sgt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1992
James C. Barnett, Jr., who wrote for radio, television and film, in addition to producing films, has died at an Encino hospital. He was 69. A longtime resident of Van Nuys, Barnett died Wednesday of heart failure, said friend Wendy Raksin. Born in Venice, Barnett grew up in the area and graduated from Venice High School. As a child, he took dance and acting lessons and performed with the Meglin Kiddies. As a teen-ager, he started an acting troupe called The Patchwork Players.
SPORTS
November 18, 1996 | Associated Press
The news was not as bad as it could have been for the Orlando Magic. Arthroscopic surgery performed on Penny Hardaway's left knee confirmed cartilage damage, however the point guard is only expected to be sidelined two weeks. The team originally thought he might sit out six weeks. "As suspected, we found a tear of the lateral meniscus [outside cartilage]," said Dr. James Barnett. "It was a very small part of the cartilage that was torn, so we feel very good about his prognosis.
NEWS
February 17, 1994
Muriel Beadle, 78, former newswoman and author of seven books. Born Muriel McClure in Alhambra, Mrs. Beadle grew up in Chicago but returned to California to attend Pomona College. After five years as a department store advertising writer, she worked from 1948 to 1958 as fashion editor, feature writer and women's editor for the now-defunct Los Angeles Mirror.
NEWS
August 19, 1985
A South-Central Los Angeles man who mistakenly killed a 4-year-old boy last February when his gun discharged after a fight with his girlfriend was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Dion G. Morrow. Deputy Dist. Atty. Marc Merrick had sought a second-degree murder conviction in the non-jury trial of James Barnett, 22. But Morrow ruled that Barnett had not shown malice in committing the shooting.
NEWS
February 15, 1985
A 22-year-old man was arrested for investigation of murder in the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy outside his South-Central Los Angeles home. James Barnett, 22, of Los Angeles surrendered to Newton Division police after being told that he was being sought in the death of Demont Beans, who was killed outside his home at 1537 E. 53rd St., Detective Morton Duff said.
BUSINESS
September 19, 2001 | From Associated Press
Internet search pioneer AltaVista Co. on Tuesday announced another shake up in its struggle to survive--trimming its rapidly dwindling work force about 30%, shuttering an office in Irvine and hiring a new chief executive. James Barnett, 43, most recently president of San Francisco-based MyFamily.com, will take over at AltaVista nearly a year after Rod Schrock resigned as chief executive just as the Internet economy began to collapse. AltaVista's owner, Andover, Mass.
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July 12, 1985 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, Times Staff Writer
A North Hollywood man has been charged with trying to murder his wife by stuffing her burrito with the tranquilizing drug Valium. James Barnett, 46, has been charged with attempted murder and poisoning for allegedly hiding a large dose of the drug in a burrito he bought June 11 for his wife, Barbara, 45, Deputy Dist. Atty. Susan Speer said.
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June 27, 1994
With no early appointments this sunny June 17, I had the leisure to read The Times more closely than usual, and thus glimpsed what many readers might have dismissed: Nestled like a hummingbird's egg in the very center of Page A4, shielded by splashy shoe ads, multi-column stories and a halftone box, were 4 3/4 inches of an apathetic wire-service report on how that pillar of Republican rectitude, U.S. Sen. Alfonse D'Amato of New York, had scored $37,000...
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February 20, 1986 | Gary Jarlson
The manslaughter trial of a Garden Grove man with a lengthy record of drunken driving arrests ended Wednesday in a hung jury. Samuel Pickering, 65, had been accused of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, as well as two counts of felony drunk driving, growing out of the Nov. 10, 1985, traffic death of 25-year-old Gregory Scott Sinclair.
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