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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A state prison board has denied parole for Joseph Remiro, a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army who is serving a life sentence for the 1973 murder of Oakland school Superintendent Marcus Foster. The three-member panel at Pelican Bay State Prison denied him parole consideration for two years on the grounds that Remiro committed a particularly cruel murder, multiple victims were attacked, he has committed other criminal offenses and has a history of violent behavior.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A state prison board has denied parole for Joseph Remiro, a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army who is serving a life sentence for the 1973 murder of Oakland school Superintendent Marcus Foster. The three-member panel at Pelican Bay State Prison denied him parole consideration for two years on the grounds that Remiro committed a particularly cruel murder, multiple victims were attacked, he has committed other criminal offenses and has a history of violent behavior.
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June 28, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
A state prison board today denied parole for Joseph Remiro, a notorious member of the Symbionese Liberation Army who is serving a life sentence for the 1973 murder of Marcus Foster, Oakland schools superintendent. The three-member panel refused to set a parole date on grounds that Remiro "would pose an unreasonable risk if given a projected parole date at this time." The prisoner chose not to attend the hearing and refused to confer with his state-appointed attorney prior to the hearing.
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June 28, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
A state prison board today denied parole for Joseph Remiro, a notorious member of the Symbionese Liberation Army who is serving a life sentence for the 1973 murder of Marcus Foster, Oakland schools superintendent. The three-member panel refused to set a parole date on grounds that Remiro "would pose an unreasonable risk if given a projected parole date at this time." The prisoner chose not to attend the hearing and refused to confer with his state-appointed attorney prior to the hearing.
NEWS
May 8, 1987
Joseph Remiro, the Symbionese Liberation Army member jailed for killing Oakland's superintendent of schools, has been denied parole from San Quentin state prison. Remiro, 40, and his attorney did not attend the brief hearing at the prison. Remiro was convicted in 1973 of murdering Oakland Schools Supt. Marcus Foster, who was gunned down with cyanide-tipped bullets.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 2002 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
M. Ross Bigelow, a retired Los Angeles Superior Court judge who presided over the high-profile trial of two Symbionese Liberation Army members who were involved in a 1974 police shootout while being arrested in the killing of an Oakland school superintendent, has died. He was 77. Bigelow died Tuesday of complications from congestive heart failure in a hospice in Temecula, said his daughter, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Tricia Ann Bigelow.
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April 27, 1986 | PETE SCHABARUM, Pete Schabarum is a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Outraged by the rape of a 10-year-old girl by a man with a history of mental illness and a record of prior rape, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently ordered a study of the medical, legal and moral issues involved in the use of castration as a punishment for men guilty of multiple sex crimes. The press caught the scent of a controversial issue in the air and the proposal was given full media coverage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 2000 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If prosecutors dredge up the history of the Symbionese Liberation Army at the trial of 1970s bomb-plot fugitive Sara Jane Olson, the defense will offer its own history lesson--of the Los Angeles Police Department's violent dealings with the radical group, defense attorneys said in court papers filed this week. Olson's attorneys, Shawn S. Chapman and J. Tony Serra, say in the court filings that Olson ran because she feared for her life. The lawyers will ask Superior Court Judge James M.
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June 18, 1999 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every Monday at 8:30 a.m., Sara Jane Olson sat down in front of a microphone and read aloud a week's worth of local papers so blind people could call in and listen to the news. Exceptionally bright, inquisitive and a semiprofessional actress known for her onstage complexity and subtlety, the 52-year-old mother of three was shy about revealing a semi-secret hobby to her artist friends: She collected homey ceramic Christmas ornaments, arranging them each December into miniature snowy villages.
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January 28, 2002 | JOHN JOHNSON and GEOFFREY MOHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Their hair is thinner and their girth broader. Their lifestyles tend more to the minivan and gardening than to any utopian fantasies favoring the overthrow of what they used to call Amerika. Oh, and there's one more thing the graying lions of the radical left share in the aftermath of Sept.
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May 8, 1987
Joseph Remiro, the Symbionese Liberation Army member jailed for killing Oakland's superintendent of schools, has been denied parole from San Quentin state prison. Remiro, 40, and his attorney did not attend the brief hearing at the prison. Remiro was convicted in 1973 of murdering Oakland Schools Supt. Marcus Foster, who was gunned down with cyanide-tipped bullets.
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