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February 9, 1992 | NANCY S. HALLER, Nancy S. Haller is a clinical/corporate psychologist and director of Applied Psychometrics, a San Diego - based business consulting firm. Her partner, Louis J. Nidorf, assisted with this column
Over the past three years, at least seven people have been killed in workplace assaults in San Diego County. Nationwide, the figures are approaching 100. It has happened in Vermont, New Jersey and even Kentucky. Shocking as it may seem, incidents of corporate violence are definitely on the rise. Some blame the shootings on the recession, on acquisitions, mergers or downsizing, but the truth is that our society has become increasingly violent.
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June 10, 2009 | Scott Glover
George Torres' future looked pretty bleak: The supermarket mogul had been stripped of his riches by government prosecutors, convicted in a massive racketeering case and was awaiting a potential life sentence in federal prison. But in a stunning reversal of fortune Tuesday, the government released its grip on Torres' assets, a judge tossed out the most serious convictions against him, and he was ordered set free -- at least for now. The turnaround came after prosecutors in the U.S.
OPINION
October 17, 2004
Re "Interpreters Give Voice to the Indigenous," Oct. 11: This article illustrates once again what's really wrong with our immigration laws. Not only do we have to worry about becoming victims of crimes committed by immigrants (legal or illegal), we now have to be concerned about whether or not these people have interpreters in court. These interpreters are not cheap. And it is us, the taxpayers, that get stuck paying for these services. May I make two suggestions? First, don't break any laws.
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April 30, 2011 | By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Camp Pendleton -- It was a gathering of the wounded in body and the wounded in spirit as hundreds of family members and friends joined a thousand Marines at a memorial service for the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment, just back from Afghanistan. But if there was grieving and the sound and sight of tears, there also were expressions of pride in having accomplished a dangerous, deadly job for their country. "These Marines did what Marines always do," Lt. Col. Jason Morris, the battalion commander, told the gathering.
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November 9, 1997 | SCOTT GLOVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The leading edge of a new community outreach program in a largely Latino neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley is a simple phrase police say is helping residents fight off drug dealers, gang members and other thugs: "I speak Spanish." Those are the words Los Angeles Police Officer Jose Maldonado has been coaching residents to say--in English--when they call police to report a crime.
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July 3, 1992 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Vista jury was dismissed Friday after not being able to determine the sanity case of a 22-year-old Oceanside man who shot his supervisor to death earlier this year. After a day and a half of deliberations, the seven-women, five-men jury hung 11 to 1 vote in favor of finding Jose Luis Maldonado sane when he shot Juan Lopez twice in the chest, turned to fire at another of his bosses, then returned to Lopez' still body and shot him twice in the back of the head. The shooting took place Jan.
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November 3, 1988 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, Times Staff Writer
Two gang members have been charged with murder in a drive-by shooting in which a big-game rifle was used to kill a man and injure another at a North Hollywood birthday party, authorities said Wednesday. A 17-year-old North Hollywood youth, a member of the Grant High School football team, pleaded innocent to the charge Wednesday in Sylmar Juvenile Court, while Chad Elliot Algarin, 19, of Glendale, pleaded innocent Tuesday, authorities said.
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August 14, 1992 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 22-year-old Oceanside man who murdered his supervisor during a morning coffee break dropped his insanity plea Thursday in hopes of receiving a lighter sentence. A jury convicted Jose Luis Maldonado of murder in June. The same jury hung, 11 to 1, in July in favor of finding Maldonado sane at the time of the killing, and a retrial had been set for next week.
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May 18, 1994 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man suspected in a string of at least 20 bank robberies throughout the San Fernando Valley was shot and killed by Los Angeles police Thursday in a church parking lot after a bank holdup attempt and a foot chase down a tree-lined street. The unidentified man, who allegedly threatened police with a knife, was shot by officers who had staked out the California Federal Bank at 15054 Ventura Blvd.
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