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April 11, 2005 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Amid the lush canyons in southern Orange County, a retired accountant living quietly on his wife's humble salary and Social Security disability benefits cooked up a plan that drew attention from two presidents and reporters around the globe last week.. Last fall, Vietnam veteran James Gilchrist, 56, was listening to George Putnam's talk show on KCAA-AM (1050).
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April 11, 2005 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
Amid the lush canyons in southern Orange County, a retired accountant living quietly on his wife's humble salary and Social Security disability benefits cooked up a plan that drew attention from two presidents and reporters around the globe last week.. Last fall, Vietnam veteran James Gilchrist, 56, was listening to George Putnam's talk show on KCAA-AM (1050).
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July 20, 1988
The search was abandoned for the eight men aboard an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter that exploded 11 miles west of the Golden Gate during a routine training mission. All eight helmets were recovered by divers, but no bodies were found, the Coast Guard said. The Navy identified crew members as Marine Capt. Douglas L. Durre, the pilot; Lt. (j.g.) William G. Bauer, the co-pilot; aviation metal smiths Daniel P. Baustian and Michael L. Hermansen; machinists mates James W. Gilchrist and Brendan B.
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June 1, 1986 | From the Associated Press
Here is a list of people killed and injured in the tour bus crash near Walker, Calif. Mono County Sheriff-Coroner Lloyd Wilson was able to release only a partial list of names of the people killed; no hometowns or ages were available. Ages and hometowns of the survivors were provided when available from the hospital. The California Highway Patrol said 18 people were killed and 22 injured in Friday's crash.
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June 2, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Here is an updated list of people killed and injured in the tour bus crash near Walker, Calif. Of 18 people killed, 14 have been publicly identified by the Mono County sheriff-coroner's office. One person is unaccounted for and presumed dead. The California Highway Patrol said 22 people were injured. Of these, 19 remain hospitalized and three others--bus driver Ernst A.
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July 17, 2005 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
About 100 opponents of illegal immigration lined a road leading to Laguna Beach's Festival of the Arts on Saturday to protest city funding of a day laborer site with money partly generated by the annual summertime event. The site helps workers, many of them immigrants, find jobs regardless of their status.
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May 26, 2005 | Monte Morin and David Reyes, Times Staff Writers
Three people were injured and at least eight arrested Wednesday in Garden Grove after a motorist drove into a crowd of 300 demonstrators protesting a speech by the founder of the Minuteman Project, authorities said. The Minuteman Project is a citizens group that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to stop illegal immigration. The demonstrators had gathered at the Women's Civic Club of Garden Grove on Chapman Avenue about 7:30 p.m.
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May 29, 2005 | Jennifer Delson and Anna Gorman, Times Staff Writers
Prominent anti-illegal-immigration activists joined this weekend to call on public officials to enforce federal immigration laws and protect the country's borders. Buoyed by last month's Minuteman Project citizen border patrols in Arizona, leaders made plans for a multi-state coalition of organizations that could be called the Minuteman Campaign USA.
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January 25, 2006 | Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer
The Minuteman Project citizen patrol, known for its skirmishes over illegal immigration, is now in a skirmish over a Laguna Beach parade. At issue is the 40th annual Patriots Day parade, a homespun event put on by a nonprofit group in Laguna. The Minuteman Project applied to participate in the March 4 event through downtown Laguna this month but was rejected by parade organizers, who cited the 25-year-old parade bylaws that say, "No religious or political entries shall be permitted."
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January 26, 1989 | MARTHA L. WILLMAN, Times Staff Writer
Ten potential candidates have dropped out of the La Crescenta Town Council race, leaving a final field of 30 seeking election to the foothill community's first quasi-government board. In order to qualify, candidates were required to submit personal profiles to a council formation steering committee, said John Janecek, committee spokesman. Ten residents who paid the $25 filing fee failed to turn in a profile by the deadline last week, he said.
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May 29, 2005 | Dana Parsons
I didn't need a cop to tell me, but just to make it official, I reached a gracious Garden Grove Police Lt. Mike Handfield on his day off. I already knew what I knew -- cops hate being in the middle of the illegal immigration issue. The thrust of Handfield's response to me: You are correct, sir. It could be because it was fresh in his mind.
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