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February 1, 1990 | DANICA KIRKA
When Earl Donaldson was a boy, the only way to get from one place to another was on horseback. So it seemed only logical to recall the trusted animals to service when he and other Leisure World residents began preparing for earthquakes. "There's still a place for a horse," Donaldson said. He and other residents of the Laguna Hills retirement community have met once a month since the San Francisco earthquake last fall to practice dealing with catastrophic situations in Leisure World.
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March 1, 1992 | VIVIEN LOU CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
News of the strangulation of a 66-year-old Leisure World resident has left neighbors at this private retirement community shaken and feeling more vulnerable to crime than ever before, many of them said Saturday. How, they asked themselves, could two Long Beach men later arrested on suspicion of murdering Thomas D. Turner get past the gated entrance and onto the grounds where 9,000 senior citizens live? "I can't stop thinking about it," said Rosanna Stein, 69. "I'm shocked. How could this happen?
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1990 | TAMMY DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eleven thirty-five on a recent morning. An ambulance is rolling on a call to Leisure World where an elderly woman has squeezed the alarm on her LifeAlert pendant, an emergency signal that she is in trouble. When paramedics arrive, Sam Krause leads them to a disoriented, 78-year-old woman, slumped in an armchair and suffering from a possible stroke. While paramedics start an intravenous line, Krause jots down vital patient information: name, age, nearest relative, prescribed medication.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1990 | TAMMY DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eleven thirty-five on a recent morning. An ambulance is rolling on a call to Leisure World where an elderly woman has squeezed the alarm on her LifeAlert pendant, an emergency signal that she is in trouble. When paramedics arrive, Sam Krause leads them to a disoriented, 78-year-old woman, slumped in an armchair and suffering from a possible stroke. While paramedics start an intravenous line, Krause jots down vital patient information: name, age, nearest relative, prescribed medication.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1992 | VIVIEN LOU CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
News of the strangulation of a 66-year-old Leisure World resident has left neighbors at this private retirement community shaken and feeling more vulnerable to crime than ever before, many of them said Saturday. How, they asked themselves, could two Long Beach men later arrested on suspicion of murdering Thomas D. Turner get past the gated entrance and onto the grounds where 9,000 senior citizens live? "I can't stop thinking about it," said Rosanna Stein, 69. "I'm shocked. How could this happen?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1990 | DANICA KIRKA
When Earl Donaldson was a boy, the only way to get from one place to another was on horseback. So it seemed only logical to recall the trusted animals to service when he and other Leisure World residents began preparing for earthquakes. "There's still a place for a horse," Donaldson said. He and other residents of the Laguna Hills retirement community have met once a month since the San Francisco earthquake last fall to practice dealing with catastrophic situations in Leisure World.
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