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May 16, 1993 | ROBIN GREENE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Jose Robledo became a migrant farm worker at 5, he spoke no English and stuffed bags full of cotton day after day in the fields of Texas. By the time he turned 10, he had figured out there was more to life than back-breaking labor. "I can still remember thinking, 'If I can make $10,000, I'd be a success,' " said Robledo, now 46. By those pre-adolescent standards--or almost anyone else's, for that matter--Robledo has succeeded.
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May 16, 1993 | ROBIN GREENE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Jose Robledo became a migrant farm worker at 5, he spoke no English and stuffed bags full of cotton day after day in the fields of Texas. By the time he turned 10, he had figured out there was more to life than back-breaking labor. "I can still remember thinking, 'If I can make $10,000, I'd be a success,' " said Robledo, now 46. By those pre-adolescent standards--or almost anyone else's, for that matter--Robledo has succeeded.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1992
After a nationwide search, officials of the Los Angeles Community College District picked one insider and one outsider as presidents for two of the district's nine campuses. Jose Robledo, an eight-year veteran of the district, last week was named president of Los Angeles City College. He had been acting president there since the retirement last year of Edmund Young. Carolyn G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1991
After a two-month investigation, Los Angeles City College officials have decided not to discipline a professor who told an HIV-infected student--in front of a crowded classroom--that he was concerned about handling the student's papers. The student, Wayne Karr, said that officials at the Los Feliz school are minimizing the incident to "cover up" their failure to provide adequate AIDS education on campus, and said that he will appeal the decision to state community college officials.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1998
James Heinselman, president of Los Angeles Harbor College in Wilmington, on Monday assumed the position of chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District. He will facilitate the restructuring of the nation's largest community college system during the next 18 months. Heinselman, 62, replaces Bill Segura, who left the nine-campus community college district in December for a position as chancellor of a technical and occupational school system in Texas.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
Los Angeles police Monday night were seeking the public's help in finding a gunman who killed a 42-year-old man in front of his Mid-Wilshire home. Milton Fernandez was pronounced dead at the scene early Monday in the 1400 block of Cloverdale Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The attacker walked up to Fernandez and two neighbors about 3:25 p.m. and fired multiple rounds, the LAPD said. "Fernandez was hit by the gunfire and collapsed," police said in a statement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 2013 | By Lisa Girion
A man was shot and killed Friday afternoon near Arlington Heights Elementary School, police said. The shooter approached on foot and shot the man, who was seated in a parked car near Venice Boulevard and 12th Street about 12:45 p.m. Los Angeles Police Department detectives are investigating. The gunman was last seen in a silver Nissan Armada SUV. No physical description was immediately available. The identification of the victim has not been released. The LAPD asked anyone with information about the shooting to contact West Bureau Homicide Dets.
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May 21, 1995 | SEAN WATERS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Los Angeles City College President Jose Robledo has decided to push to retain the school's 63-year-old baseball program, reversing his previous stance. During a meeting with faculty and administrators Friday, Robledo proposed to develop a new plan to support the program, which was to be cut because of the school's budget woes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 2, 1995
HAZEL BENNETT, Los Angeles I started attending classes at Los Angeles City College in 1978 and graduated in 1982 with a fairly high grade point average, 3.4 to be exact. I am legally blind and that was no easy task. There were pretty good human readers at that time and bungalow 112, where handicapped resources were available, was a busy place.
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December 26, 1991 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An HIV-infected Los Angeles City College student said he plans to appeal the college's decision not to discipline a professor who expressed concern about handling the student's papers. The student, Wayne Karr, also said he is considering a lawsuit against the college and against political science professor Don J. Wilson, who, in front of a class of nearly 60 students, said he feared he might contract the AIDS virus if he handled Karr's papers.
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