April 28, 1997 |
Two federal agents who disappeared while tracking Mexico's most-wanted suspected cocaine baron have turned up dead in the trunk of a stolen car, authorities said Sunday. As Mexican law enforcement turns up the heat on alleged drug kingpins such as Amado Carrillo Fuentes, the drug traffickers are fighting back. And the list of slain Mexican drug agents is growing.
January 14, 1987 |
An angel helped Poly High defeat Garfield, 2-1, in the quarterfinal round of the City Section soccer playoffs Tuesday. With 10 minutes to play, forward Angel Marron fielded a corner kick, shuffled his feet and booted the ball past Garfield goalie Alfonso Gil to break a 1-1 tie. "He's my offense in the middle," Poly Coach Frank Sandoval said about Marron. "He sets up the plays." Marron usually sets up the plays for forward Juan Carlos Veloz, the East Valley League's leading scorer with 17 goals.
June 2, 2003
"Radical Turn for a Rebel" (May 28) was beautifully and sensitively written. As a veteran of 10 years of military service, I can appreciate Lance Cpl. Jesus Gonzalez's motivation to serve and protect our nation. His mother, while sad, should be extremely proud because her son really did "do something important." America was built by people who came from elsewhere, like Gonzalez, and remains strong by virtue of these very same people. Tyrants of the world will always fear and be stopped by America's devoted sons and daughters from all walks of life.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1999
With the City Council runoff election less than a month away, the political endorsements continue to stack up in the fiercely contested race for the Eastside's 14th District. On Monday, U.S. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Los Angeles) said she will support candidate Nick Pacheco, who is also backed by Mayor Richard Riordan.
April 17, 2003 |
The Los Angeles City Council urged President Bush on Wednesday to grant citizenship to all immigrants serving in the United States military. "When people hear that we have men and women dying for us ... who are not yet American citizens, everyone agrees that this does not make sense," said Councilwoman Janice Hahn. Hahn said she introduced the council motion, approved unanimously, after attending the funeral of Lance Cpl.
November 2, 1994 |
Who could have predicted that a tiny group based in Tustin, with the help of former Immigration and Naturalization Service honchos Harold Ezell and Bill King, would turn this election year upside down? The group's baby, Proposition 187, may not save the state, but it's certainly saved us all from a state of total electoral boredom.
September 20, 1994 |
A recently rescinded federal deadline of today for immigrants to apply for new green cards has added to widespread uncertainty about the controversial requirement that affects more than 1 million people nationwide, immigrant advocates say. "There's rampant confusion all over the place," said Juan Jose Gutierrez, executive director of One Stop Immigration, an Eastside social service organization.
January 7, 1997 |
Mexican federal police and army agents seized three Lear jets, thousands of dollars in cash and more than two dozen suspected drug traffickers--including uniformed police officers--in a major blow to Mexico's most powerful drug cartel, authorities said Monday. The Mexican attorney general's office said it linked the jets and the 25 detained pilots, passengers and police officers--some of whom are federal agents--to the Juarez drug-trafficking cartel.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 2007 |
Seeking to avert a confrontation with police, organizers of an immigrant rights rally that was proposed to be held without a permit this Saturday in downtown Los Angeles agreed to postpone the event until April 7. The Police Commission had denied Latino Movement USA a permit because one had already been issued for that day to the Chinese Chamber of Commerce's annual Golden Dragon Parade.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 2003 |
The sister of one of the first U.S. servicemen killed in Iraq said Tuesday that her brother had called before going to the Middle East, saying he would visit her when he returned home. Marine Lance Cpl. Jose Gutierrez, 22, who lived in Lomita, is believed to be the second U.S. serviceman to die in combat. Before shipping out, Gutierrez told his sister, Engracia Cirin, "Ask God to take care of me," the woman recalled.