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January 13, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Juvenile Court judge on Wednesday ordered three juveniles to stand trial as adults for the slaying of 17-year-old Steve Woods, whose head was pierced with a paint roller rod at a San Clemente beach. The hearing before Judge Frank F. Fasel will continue today to determine whether a fourth juvenile should also be tried as an adult. Citing the "totally senseless and gratuitous" nature of the Oct.
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January 13, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Juvenile Court judge on Wednesday ordered three juveniles to stand trial as adults for the slaying of 17-year-old Steve Woods, whose head was pierced with a paint roller rod at a San Clemente beach. The hearing before Judge Frank F. Fasel will continue today to determine whether a fourth juvenile should also be tried as an adult. Citing the "totally senseless and gratuitous" nature of the Oct.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1994 | MARK I. PINSKY
The mother of a San Clemente teen-ager who was killed when he was speared in the head with a paint roller following a beachside altercation Oct. 15, 1993, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against nine people she said were responsible. Stephen L. Woods, 17, died Nov. 9, 1993, three weeks after two groups of high school friends clashed near San Clemente State Beach.
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February 4, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four San Clemente youths pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder, assault and conspiracy stemming from a confrontation that left a 17-year-old boy fatally injured with a paint roller rod through his head. The defendants--Julio Perez Bonilla, 17, Rogelio Vasquez Solis, 17, Hector Penuelas, 17, and Saul Penuelas, 18--made their first appearances in Municipal Court in Laguna Niguel since a Juvenile Court judge ruled last month that they should be tried as adults.
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December 24, 1995 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mother of a 17-year-old boy slain when he was assaulted with a paint-roller rod said Saturday she was halting her recall drive against a judge who sentenced two teenagers convicted in the killing to a punishment she considered too lenient. Kathy Woods of San Clemente had initiated a campaign in July to remove Superior Court Judge Everett W. Dickey, who sentenced the teens to the California Youth Authority instead of state prison. The judge could not be reached for comment Saturday.
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September 1, 1994 | TOM RAGAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The mothers of two teen-age Latinos who were convicted last week of second-degree murder for a gang attack in which a San Clemente youth was killed said Wednesday that they will file an appeal in the case. Both defended their sons during a meeting here of 75 members of Los Amigos, a Latino rights organization.
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August 23, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA
A San Clemente teen-ager testified Monday that he threw a block of wood he described as a "stick" toward a carload of youths in self-defense during an altercation that left 17-year-old Steve Woods speared through the head with a paint roller. Hector Penuelas, 17, testified he never meant to kill or hurt anyone in the Oct. 15 altercation at Calafia Beach County Park in San Clemente that resulted in the fatal injury.
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August 20, 1994 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A San Clemente gang member testified Friday that he hurled a pipe toward a group of teen-agers in self-defense and never saw what happened to Steve Woods, the 17-year-old student who was speared through the head with a paint roller. Julio Perez Bonilla, 18, is on trial for the Woods murder. On Friday, Bonilla spoke for the first time about the melee in a beach parking lot that ended with the San Clemente teen-ager's fatal injury.
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August 17, 1994 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A teen-ager testified Tuesday that he was forced to duck down behind his steering wheel to escape a gantlet of young men screaming and throwing bottles during a parking lot dispute in which his 17-year-old buddy was fatally speared through the head. San Clemente High School student Casey Saul said he was forced to veer to the wrong side of the road, while his passengers held their heads between their knees to protect themselves as the car windows shattered.
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August 26, 1994 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two youths were convicted of second-degree murder and nine other felonies Thursday for a mob attack at an Orange County beach last year that resulted in the death of a teen-ager after a paint roller rod pierced his skull. Prosecutors could not prove that Hector Penuelas, 17, and Julio Perez Bonilla, 18, hurled the paint roller that fatally wounded a San Clemente High School senior. But Superior Court Judge Everett W.
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April 7, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two defendants charged in the slaying of a teen-ager who was pierced through the head with a paint roller told police they were members of a San Clemente street gang, while two others said they sometimes associated with the gang, sheriff's investigators testified Wednesday.
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