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July 14, 1985 | MARJORIE MILLER and DAVID FREED, Times Staff Writers
With pant legs rolled up against the heat, Etna Huberty struggled to fix a window screen in the small suburban house she just bought. In the living room, a German shepherd circled unpacked boxes. A year after James Oliver Huberty was killed committing the worst single-episode mass murder in U.S. history, his widow said she also is struggling to organize her life. It is a task that has not grown easier. "At first I was numb.
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December 14, 1990 | RUSSELL BEN-ALI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Victoria Montemayor was a 17-year-old manager trainee in 1984 when police barred her from entering the San Ysidro McDonald's where she worked. Inside, a gunman was killing her co-workers and their customers. On Thursday, Montemayor, now 24, brushed the tears from her cheeks as she moved her camera through a crowd of 200 people gathered outside a satellite campus of Southwestern College for the dedication of a long-awaited monument to the slain.
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July 10, 1987
McDonald's cannot be held responsible for the actions of a berserk gunman who killed 21 people and wounded 19 others at the chain's San Ysidro restaurant, the 4th U.S. District Court of Appeal ruled.
NEWS
July 10, 1987
McDonald's cannot be held responsible for the actions of a berserk gunman who killed 21 people and wounded 19 others at the chain's San Ysidro restaurant, the 4th U.S. District Court of Appeal ruled.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1990 | RUSSELL BEN-ALI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Victoria Montemayor was a 17-year-old manager trainee in 1984 when police barred her from entering the San Ysidro McDonald's where she worked. Inside, a gunman was killing her co-workers and their customers. On Thursday, Montemayor, now 24, brushed the tears from her cheeks as she moved her camera through a crowd of 200 people gathered outside a satellite campus of Southwestern College for the dedication of a long-awaited monument to the slain.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 1986 | CARLA RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
Nearly two years after the worst mass slaying by a single gunman in U.S. history occurred at a McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, San Diego officials have decided to erect a memorial on the site where 21 people were killed and 19 others were wounded. City officials have not decided how large the memorial will be or what form it will take, said George Penn, assistant to City Manager Sylvester Murray.
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February 9, 1986 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
Maricela Felix wants desperately to forget the afternoon more than a year and a half ago when James Oliver Huberty turned a McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro into a bullet-torn graveyard. But she can't. Her husband, Astolfo Felix Cejundo, carries a bullet in his skull. Her daughter Karlita--a newborn wounded despite her parents' efforts to shield her from the shooting spree on July 18, 1984--has undetermined neurological injuries.
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October 17, 1991 | LIANNE HART and TRACY WOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the deadliest shooting spree in U.S. history, a man crashed his pickup truck into a cafeteria crowded with lunchtime patrons here Wednesday afternoon and began firing rapidly and indiscriminately with a semiautomatic pistol, killing 22 people. The gunman later was found dead of a gunshot wound in a restaurant restroom, police said. The massacre resulted in injuries to 20 others, many of them listed in "very critical condition."
NEWS
April 3, 1986
A San Diego County Superior Court judge today cleared McDonald's Corp. of civil liability in lawsuits filed on behalf of 26 victims and survivors of the July, 1984, massacre in which James Oliver Huberty killed 21 people at a McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro. Judge Mack P. Lovett ruled that McDonald's could not have been expected to take security precautions against such unexpected acts as Huberty's rampage.
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June 17, 1997 | From Associated Press
A gunman opened fire during a thwarted robbery at a McDonald's restaurant Monday, killing a 9-year-old girl before an off-duty police officer mortally wounded him, authorities said. The gunman entered the restaurant through the employees entrance about 3 p.m. and handed a note to the manager, who then told employees they were being robbed, police said. An off-duty Barstow officer eating in the restaurant tried to confront the gunman, who opened fire, Police Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 1986 | CARLA RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
Nearly two years after the worst mass slaying by a single gunman in U.S. history occurred at a McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, San Diego officials have decided to erect a memorial on the site where 21 people were killed and 19 others were wounded. City officials have not decided how large the memorial will be or what form it will take, said George Penn, assistant to City Manager Sylvester Murray.
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February 9, 1986 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
Maricela Felix wants desperately to forget the afternoon more than a year and a half ago when James Oliver Huberty turned a McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro into a bullet-torn graveyard. But she can't. Her husband, Astolfo Felix Cejundo, carries a bullet in his skull. Her daughter Karlita--a newborn wounded despite her parents' efforts to shield her from the shooting spree on July 18, 1984--has undetermined neurological injuries.
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July 14, 1985 | MARJORIE MILLER and DAVID FREED, Times Staff Writers
With pant legs rolled up against the heat, Etna Huberty struggled to fix a window screen in the small suburban house she just bought. In the living room, a German shepherd circled unpacked boxes. A year after James Oliver Huberty was killed committing the worst single-episode mass murder in U.S. history, his widow said she also is struggling to organize her life. It is a task that has not grown easier. "At first I was numb.
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October 18, 1991 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Survivors of the 1984 massacre at a McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro said Thursday that the Killeen killings resurrected images of death and suffering that continue to haunt their lives. Some still can't bear to talk about the Wednesday afternoon on July 18, 1984, when James Oliver Huberty, an unemployed security guard, methodically killed 21 men, women and children.
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