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February 6, 1990 | LOIS TIMNICK and EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner on Monday named veteran prosecutor Joe Martinez to retry McMartin Pre-School defendant Ray Buckey on some of the counts that left a jury deadlocked last month. Martinez, a former social worker, has spent 23 years in the district attorney's office and has "handled hundreds of cases," including about three dozen murder trials, a spokeswoman said.
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SPORTS
April 10, 2009 | Associated Press
Giants reliever Joe Martinez was hit in the head by Mike Cameron's line drive in the ninth inning but was able to walk off the field Thursday in San Francisco's 7-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Martinez was struck near the right temple by Cameron's two-out liner. He left the field under his own power, then was taken to a hospital for a CT scan and evaluation. His forehead was cut and his right eye was swollen.
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SPORTS
April 10, 2009 | Associated Press
Giants reliever Joe Martinez was hit in the head by Mike Cameron's line drive in the ninth inning but was able to walk off the field Thursday in San Francisco's 7-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Martinez was struck near the right temple by Cameron's two-out liner. He left the field under his own power, then was taken to a hospital for a CT scan and evaluation. His forehead was cut and his right eye was swollen.
OPINION
March 12, 2008
Re "Governor of N.Y. linked to call girl," March 11 If and when every politician has the dignity to resign because of conduct that has been deemed as unbecoming of his public office, then New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer should follow their lead. Idaho Sen. Larry Craig and Louisiana Sen. David Vitter, to name a few, should show Spitzer how it's done. Joe Martinez El Segundo It is unlikely that I will become a public figure, be linked to a prostitution ring or hold a news conference.
OPINION
March 12, 2008
Re "Governor of N.Y. linked to call girl," March 11 If and when every politician has the dignity to resign because of conduct that has been deemed as unbecoming of his public office, then New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer should follow their lead. Idaho Sen. Larry Craig and Louisiana Sen. David Vitter, to name a few, should show Spitzer how it's done. Joe Martinez El Segundo It is unlikely that I will become a public figure, be linked to a prostitution ring or hold a news conference.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1990 | LOIS TIMNICK and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The McMartin Pre-school molestation case resurfaced Tuesday as an issue in Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner's campaign for state attorney general when a defense lawyer disputed Reiner's assertion that his office had never offered a plea bargain to defendant Ray Buckey.
NEWS
January 8, 1995 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
Friends and relatives of Joe Dominguez Martinez, who died Christmas Day after a yearlong struggle with congestive heart problems, hope to name the new indoor swimming pool at the El Sereno Recreation Center after him. Martinez, 79, who was active in local youth activities with his wife, Marina, had worked as a community representative at El Sereno Junior High School for 18 years and was a Pop Warner football coach while his sons were growing up.
NATIONAL
May 23, 2002 | From Associated Press
A man who killed a convenience store clerk was executed Wednesday despite an extraordinary plea by the victim's mother to commute the sentence. Johnny Joe Martinez blamed his lawyers for failing to get him off death row. Appeals this week were rejected. Martinez apologized to the parents of the slain clerk, Clay Peterson. Peterson's mother, Lana Norris, lobbied for his sentence to be reduced to a life term.
SPORTS
December 15, 2001
I want to thank Dan Issel for reminding me that there are still people out there who think the way he does. I used his display as an example to my children of unacceptable behavior. At this time when we "Americans" are pulling together to help heal our wounds, it is sad to hear his hateful words. I don't think the punishment justifies his actions. Happy holidays, Mr. Issel. Let's have a tamale and a beer after the game! Joe Martinez Huntington Park
SPORTS
October 18, 1997 | DAN SHIELDS
In other Channel League games: Rio Mesa 21, Santa Barbara 7--Joe Martinez, a 5-foot-9, 140-pound defensive back, intercepted two passes, returning one 87 yards for a touchdown to boost Rio Mesa (3-3, 1-2) at Santa Barbara. Martinez's first interception set up a four-yard touchdown run by quarterback Paul Ayala in the second quarter that opened the scoring. The scoring interception return came in the third quarter and made the score 14-0.
NEWS
January 8, 1995 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
Friends and relatives of Joe Dominguez Martinez, who died Christmas Day after a yearlong struggle with congestive heart problems, hope to name the new indoor swimming pool at the El Sereno Recreation Center after him. Martinez, 79, who was active in local youth activities with his wife, Marina, had worked as a community representative at El Sereno Junior High School for 18 years and was a Pop Warner football coach while his sons were growing up.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1990 | LOIS TIMNICK and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The McMartin Pre-school molestation case resurfaced Tuesday as an issue in Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner's campaign for state attorney general when a defense lawyer disputed Reiner's assertion that his office had never offered a plea bargain to defendant Ray Buckey.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 6, 1990 | LOIS TIMNICK and EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner on Monday named veteran prosecutor Joe Martinez to retry McMartin Pre-School defendant Ray Buckey on some of the counts that left a jury deadlocked last month. Martinez, a former social worker, has spent 23 years in the district attorney's office and has "handled hundreds of cases," including about three dozen murder trials, a spokeswoman said.
NEWS
August 29, 1986
A California Lottery employee has been arrested on suspicion of stealing two tickets from among thousands of unsold instant tickets being returned by retailers for refunds from the recently concluded "Good Life" game. Lottery security agents said Thursday that Joe A. Martinez, 29, a warehouseman at the lottery's Ventura district office, was booked on suspicion of embezzlement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1990
A single count of conspiracy will be dropped against Manhattan Beach McMartin Pre-School defendant Ray Buckey, prosecutors said Wednesday, adding that they expect to proceed on the remaining 12 counts against him, with testimony from five children. "We do not intend to proceed with the conspiracy count, which will shorten the trial considerably and strengthen our case," Deputy Dist. Atty.
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