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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 1996
Image is everything in Paramount's new experiment in liquor store security. In a pilot program subsidized by the city, two 20-inch video monitors--one by the cash register, another in the front window next to a 6-foot cardboard policeman--proved such a novel deterrent at two liquor stores that the City Council has budgeted $30,000 to help outfit 10 more shops. Rather than trip up would-be robbers, the program seeks to keep them at a distance, Assistant City Manager Linda Benedetti-Leal said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 2000 | WILLOUGHBY MARIANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An association of Korean American convenience store owners charged Thursday that they are being unfairly targeted by city laws that require them to provide costly security measures at their shops in South-Central Los Angeles. About 30 residents and members of the Korean American Grocers Assn.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 2000 | WILLOUGHBY MARIANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An association of Korean American convenience store owners charged Thursday that they are being unfairly targeted by city laws that require them to provide costly security measures at their shops in South-Central Los Angeles. About 30 residents and members of the Korean American Grocers Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 1996
Image is everything in Paramount's new experiment in liquor store security. In a pilot program subsidized by the city, two 20-inch video monitors--one by the cash register, another in the front window next to a 6-foot cardboard policeman--proved such a novel deterrent at two liquor stores that the City Council has budgeted $30,000 to help outfit 10 more shops. Rather than trip up would-be robbers, the program seeks to keep them at a distance, Assistant City Manager Linda Benedetti-Leal said.
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September 4, 1994 | LESLIE BERESTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Over the past several months, Jae Yul Kim has watched as building contractors have pieced his livelihood back together. A liquor store owner whose South-Central establishment was destroyed in the 1992 riots, Kim anxiously awaits the day when his business, which he plans to reopen as a grocery store stocking only small quantities of alcohol, rises from the ashes.
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