November 20, 1989 |
Kaiser Steel Receives Title to California Acreage: Kaiser Steel Resources Inc., in proceedings Wednesday before Judge Charles Matheson of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Denver, reached a settlement that will give the company title to 213 acres adjacent to the former Kaiser steel mill near Fontana. The mill was shut down in the early 1980s when the company filed for bankruptcy court protection. Kaiser Steel Resources, the successor company to Kaiser Steel Co.
November 9, 1989 |
Residents of Desert Center in Riverside County have angrily rejected the parole of Charles Rothenberg to a nearby prison facility, indicating the kind of reception that may loom this winter for the father imprisoned for setting his son afire 6 1/2 years ago in Buena Park.
December 15, 2002 |
Officials at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda were taken aback this year when Bill Miller of Corona offered his enormous collection of Johnny Cash memorabilia for an exhibit. The Elvis-Nixon connection has been well-publicized, but Johnny Cash, too? "Johnny Cash performed for five U.S.
November 9, 1989 |
Residents of a Riverside County desert hamlet have angrily rejected the idea that Charles Rothenberg, who set fire to his son in Buena Park, be paroled to a nearby ghost town. The unusual vote in Desert Center was reminiscent of the battle over the 1987 parole of another notorious state inmate, Lawrence Singleton, convicted of raping a teen-age girl and hacking off her forearms with an ax.
August 16, 1987 |
The Southern California Assn. of Governments has begun a study to find out if it is feasible to haul trash by rail from the San Gabriel Valley to disposal sites in remote desert areas. Gill V. Hicks, who is heading the study for the regional planning agency, said the first phase, compiling information about the area's future trash disposal needs, will be completed by the end of this month.
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November 10, 1989 |
The small talk at the lunch counter of the Desert Center Cafe grew as hot as the coffee steaming from the plastic mugs Thursday morning. "I tell you," snapped Kitty Morris, the cafe's middle-aged waitress, as she poured fresh coffee into the cups of her friends, Anita Harley and Jim Tomlinson. "I don't wanna be known as the biggest dumping ground in the world."