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July 22, 1988
Joseph Y. Rodriguez has been named president of Teledyne Controls, Los Angeles. Rodriguez previously was executive vice president. Ray Weisler, who had planned to retire as president, will remain as chairman during the transition.
January 21, 1991
During the Reagan years welfare was transferred from the needy to the greedy (defense industry). The weapons produced were indeed deadly and injurious, not to our enemies but to our own military. It is ironic that President Reagan did not heed the warning by President Eisenhower in his farewell address to the nation about the military-industrial complex in this country. JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ, Newbury Park
January 12, 2003 | Peter Y. Hong, Times Staff Writer
In Los Angeles, where garment factory owners seem most likely to make the news when they are raided by the government, Dov Charney wants to be famous, not infamous. The 33-year-old owner of one of the city's largest garment factories has built a reputation as a fighter for workers' dignity. Media profiles praise him for lavishing generous pay and benefits on his employees and preserving jobs that might otherwise be lost to foreign sweatshops.
May 3, 1985 | Associated Press
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved and sent to the full Senate the nomination of Joseph H. Rodriguez to be a federal district judge. Rodriguez, 54, who is New Jersey's public advocate, would be the first Latino federal judge in the state.
September 14, 1990 | From Associated Press
Emmy Award-winning sports television producer Chet Forte pleaded guilty today to federal income tax and fraud charges His attorney said the charges were a result of compulsive gambling. Forte helped make "Monday Night Football" a national pastime when he worked for ABC Sports. The plea was accepted by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Rodriguez. Forte, 54, faces a maximum 11 years in prison and $27,000 in fines when he is sentenced Jan. 11.
April 1, 1998 | VALERIE BURGHER
Police have arrested three men in connection with a Monday night drive-by shooting in the 1300 block of West Lynne Avenue. Authorities also arrested two teenage girls who were in the suspects' car at the time of the incident on unrelated charges, Sgt. Joe Vargas said Tuesday. No one was injured in the shooting, which police believe was gang-related. Police said security officers from the Event Control Team saw gunshots fired from a brown 1983 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
November 17, 1999 | TONY LYSTRA
Two Ventura County public housing agencies received more than $325,000 in grants for anti-drug programs, officials announced Tuesday. The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $171,554 to the Housing Authority of the city of Oxnard, HUD officials said. The Area Housing Authority of Ventura County received two grants, one for $76,528 and another of $77,220, said Joseph Rodriguez, resident services administrator for the county agency.
May 20, 1988
A company with takeover plans for the bankrupt PTL television ministry and Christian theme park on Thursday announced the resignation of its chairman and president, A. David Hengstler. But Hengstler, who ousted PTL leader Jim Bakker said is a friend, will continue as a consultant to the group, Family Entertainment of America. Hengstler, who has reportedly approached Bakker about rejoining his former ministry under new leadership, will be replaced by Newport Beach financier Joseph Rodriguez Jr.
December 3, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
A 23-year-old Spanish-speaking construction worker from Hollywood on Monday became the 11th $2-million winner in the California Lottery's "Big Spin." Julio Morales said through an interpreter on the taped broadcast that he plans to use the money to help his family and buy a house. There were nine $100,000 winners Monday--the most ever in one show.
March 22, 1988
A California agent for child actors was convicted in a New Jersey court Monday on charges of interstate transportation of child pornography. A Camden federal court jury found Robert D. Villard of Van Nuys guilty on two counts of transporting a pornographic photo and two magazines aimed at pedophiles to New Jersey on Nov. 14, 1986, and then transporting them back to California two days later.
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