CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1989
A gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire on a group of people in Watts, killing one and wounding four others during a weekend of gang violence that claimed three lives, police said Monday. At least 11 people were wounded in attacks that included a drive-by shooting in the heart of Hollywood and the kidnaping, rape and robbery of a woman in Long Beach. Five people were standing on a sidewalk at Juniper and 107th streets in Watts about 9:45 p.m.
July 28, 1989
The South Bay Stars from Carson Park play their third game of the Summer Classic baseball tournament Saturday at 10 a.m. at Salazar Park in East Los Angeles against an opponent to be named later. The single-elimination tournament is sponsored by the Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department. The Stars compete in the Tiny Division for boys born in 1979 or 1980. The team is coached by Joe Triana. His assistants are Johnny Walter, Jim Veit and Manny Carrasco.
February 19, 1997 |
The leader of the Aryan Nations in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Tuesday to plotting seven Midwest bank robberies and using the cash to further the white supremacist group's cause. Mark Thomas had pleaded not guilty Feb. 4, after he was indicted with four other men, all members or associates of the Aryan Republican Army. But his lawyer, David Maynard, said Tuesday that Thomas decided to change his plea.
July 19, 1987
Warren H. Neville, owner of Neville Associates, Riverside, has been installed as the new president of Inland Southern California Chapter 79 of the Society of Real Estate Appraisers. John C. Couturier, owner of Inland Area Appraisal Service, Riverside, is the first vice president, and Kenny G. Adams owner of Kenny G. Adams & Associates, Chino, is second vice president. Kevin McCarthy, chief appraiser at Pomona First Federal Savings & Loan is the secretary, and Robert L.
October 16, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - Congress gave final approval late Wednesday to a budget compromise, ending a 16-day government shutdown and averting the possibility of a default on the nation's bills, as a bitter partisan stalemate concluded with Republicans conceding defeat. "We fought the good fight," House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said in a Cincinnati radio interview hours before the final vote. "We just didn't win. " President Obama quickly signed the measure. Republicans had sought the confrontation in hopes that a shutdown and the threat of default would give them leverage to extract concessions from Obama on his signature healthcare law. In the end, the compromise negotiated by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 2003 |
Friends and relatives of the husband-and-wife filmmaking team killed in last week's crash at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market gathered Monday to remember the couple with laughter and tears, screening a few of the quirky, funny movies they left behind.
September 16, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - As an immigration overhaul has stalled in the Republican-controlled House, GOP leaders are pressing forward with their efforts to attract Latinos voters who abandoned the party in last year's presidential election. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and his leadership team appear in a new video to celebrate the contributions of the nation's Latino community and other GOP leaders are hosting a policy discussion Thursday in the Capitol on issues important to Latino voters.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 2013 |
More than 1,000 activists ended their hours-long rally and march through Hollywood on Saturday on a high note after getting word that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed several bills that would ease conditions for immigrants. Just before noon on Saturday, a swelling crowd of union workers, immigrants and activists started their march down Western Avenue before turning onto Sunset Boulevard and finally Vine Street. Oscar Valladares, 34, was heading down Sunset holding a purple "Citizenship for the 11 million" sign.