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October 8, 1990 | CONNIE KOENENN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stephen Tukel and Joshua Horwitz, environmental publishers, weren't upset when they saw the unprecedented deluge of eco-books pouring off the nation's presses last spring for Earth Day '90. They weren't worried about the competition, even though their own books were still waiting in the wings. "Our feeling was the more books the better," Tukel said. "We're doing something different. We're in it for the long haul."
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October 8, 1990 | CONNIE KOENENN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stephen Tukel and Joshua Horwitz, environmental publishers, weren't upset when they saw the unprecedented deluge of eco-books pouring off the nation's presses last spring for Earth Day '90. They weren't worried about the competition, even though their own books were still waiting in the wings. "Our feeling was the more books the better," Tukel said. "We're doing something different. We're in it for the long haul."
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November 20, 1991 | CONNIE KOENENN
"The Amazing L.A. Environment," a paperback with high-tech colors and catchy graphics, is popping up in bookstores all over town this week. Described as a "handbook for change," it promises "Everything you need to know about our amazing L.A. environment--the astonishing facts, the urgent problems and the down-to-earth solutions." The book opens with a four-page illustrated time line tracing the development of the Los Angeles Basin from ancient volcanic buildup to 21st-Century freeways.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 11, 2000
The families of three children wounded during the Aug. 10, 1999, shooting rampage at the North Valley Jewish Community Center and that of slain postal worker Joseph Ileto have taken their campaign against gun violence directly to gun makers. On Wednesday, the eve of the anniversary of the shootings, the families filed suit against Glock Inc. and other manufacturers of guns allegedly used by or in the possession of the suspect, Buford O. Furrow Jr., on the day of the atrocity.
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August 10, 2000 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Parents of three children wounded at the North Valley Jewish Community Center one year ago today and the mother of the postman killed after the attack are suing gun makers for allegedly allowing weapons to fall into the hands of the accused gunman, Buford O. Furrow Jr. The suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, contends that Glock Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2000 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Parents of three children wounded at the North Valley Jewish Community Center one year ago today and the family of the postman killed after the attack are suing gun makers for allegedly allowing weapons to fall into the hands of the accused gunman, Buford O. Furrow Jr. The suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, claims Glock Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 2009 | Carol J. Williams
Firearms manufacturers and sellers cannot be held liable for criminal misuse of their products, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday in a case stemming from a white supremacist's 1999 shooting rampage at a Jewish community summer camp in Granada Hills. The suit brought by the mother of a man fatally shot by Buford O. Furrow Jr. and the families of five others wounded -- including three preschool children -- sought to hold Georgia-based Glock Inc.
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April 21, 1999 | From The Baltimore Sun
Even before Tuesday, Colorado was expected to take center stage later this month in the bitter, building national drama over the future of gun manufacturing and regulation. But when two young men in trench coats shot up Columbine High School, the controversy arrived in force--one week early. The National Rifle Assn. is set to open its 128th annual convention in Denver on April 30.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2005 | Henry Weinstein, Times Staff Writer
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for victims of the 1999 shooting rampage by white supremacist Buford O. Furrow Jr. to sue the companies that made his guns. Without comment, the justices let stand a decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that said the mother of a Los Angeles letter carrier killed by Furrow and the families of several children wounded by him could sue Glock Inc. and China North Industries, the gun manufacturers.
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April 17, 2007 | Joel Havemann, Times Staff Writer
Monday's deadly rampage at Virginia Tech sparked a largely one-sided response in the long-running debate over guns. Gun control advocates said the shootings pointed to the need for tougher laws, while supporters of gun rights generally kept their heads down. And leaders of both major political parties expressed sympathy for victims and their families, while avoiding comment on gun control.
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September 6, 1991 | CONNIE KOENENN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first, the timing seemed perfect for everybody. It was early last March, and William Slater and Peter Orzechowski had sold the manuscript for their "Drought Busters" consumer handbook on the first try. Venice publishers Joshua Horwitz and Stephen Tukel had also been feeling smug over buying the book, which had come in--miraculously, they thought--over their transom at Living Planet Press.
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