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July 27, 1998 | STEVE BERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just when all the reports were showing that the wave of violence was subsiding and Los Angeles officials were beginning to think they could focus on other major problems, Police Chief Bernard C. Parks sounded another crime-fighter's call to arms Sunday. In a comment that clearly caught at least one City Council member by surprise, Parks said he is going to need at least an additional 1,000 police officers over the next five years.
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July 27, 1998 | STEVE BERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just when all the reports were showing that the wave of violence was subsiding and Los Angeles officials were beginning to think they could focus on other major problems, Police Chief Bernard C. Parks sounded another crime-fighter's call to arms Sunday. In a comment that clearly caught at least one City Council member by surprise, Parks said he is going to need at least an additional 1,000 police officers over the next five years.
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July 31, 1985
Thirteen Dutch police officers and firemen got on a plane in Holland on Tuesday expecting to be flown to San Jose for the World Police and Fire Games being held there. Instead, they ended up in Los Angeles, the result of an error by trip organizers who apparently did not know that San Jose was 450 miles from Los Angeles. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Willie Wilson said Trailways Bus System has offered to drive the "Flying Dutchmen" up north free of charge.
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April 30, 1996 | MARGARET RAMIREZ
A radio news reporter for KPFK-FM in Studio City was shot to death execution-style in South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department homicide detectives said Monday. The body of Michael Taylor, 45, of Los Angeles, was found last Tuesday in a vacant lot off South Victoria Avenue, said Det. Alex Moreno of the LAPD's South Bureau. Residents of the area heard gun shots near the railroad tracks there about 1:30 a.m. and called police, he said.
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April 30, 1996
A radio news reporter for KPFK-FM in Studio City was shot to death execution-style in South-Central Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department homicide detectives said Monday. The body of Michael Taylor, 45, of Los Angeles was found last Tuesday in a vacant lot off South Victoria Avenue, said Detective Alex Moreno of the LAPD South bureau. Residents heard gun shots near the railroad tracks about 1:30 a.m. and called police, he said.
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April 2, 2013 | By Robert J Lopez
Two-time Olympic diving champion Sammy Lee, who had been missing after leaving his Huntington Beach home, was found in Pico Rivera Tuesday night, police said. The 92-year-old Lee, who suffers from dementia, drove from Huntington Beach to Mojave to Studio City, was found by authorities in Pico Rivera, Lt. Gary Faust of the Huntington Beach Police Department told The Times. Faust said there were no immediate details on Lee's condition. Lee, who gained fame as a platform diver, also has a history of heart problems, according to police.
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April 2, 2013 | By Robert J Lopez
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Sammy Lee, who suffers from dementia and was reported missing after leaving his Huntington Beach home, was in Studio City on Tuesday evening to gas his Mercedes after traveling earlier in the day to Mojave, authorities told The Times. The 92-year-old Lee, who gained fame as a platform diver, also has a history of heart problems and is believed to be lost and confused, according to Huntington Beach police. Lee left his home Monday about 3 p.m. to go swimming at Los Caballeros Racquet & Sports Club in Fountain Valley, which was his common practice.  Police said that Lee purchased gas in Mojave about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
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August 6, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
Commuters and residents in the San Fernando Valley are bracing for traffic tie-ups Tuesday when President Obama visits "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Burbank and overnights in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Police Department officials are warning drivers to avoid the areas around the following intersections in Burbank, Canoga Park and Woodland Hills on Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: -- Hollywood Way and San Fernando Road -- Hollywood Way and Burbank Boulevard -- Hollywood Way and Alameda -- Olive Avenue and Buena Vista -- Sherman Way and Hayvenhurst Avenue -- Victory Boulevard and Canoga Avenue -- Canoga Avenue and Burbank Boulevard On Wednesday morning, the LAPD suggests drivers avoid these areas between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.: -- Sherman Way and Hayvenhurst Avenue -- Victory Boulevard and Canoga Avenue -- Canoga Avenue and Burbank Boulevard Obama is scheduled to tape with Leno on Tuesday afternoon for the 11:30 p.m. show.
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February 9, 1996 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A 12-year-old girl died Thursday night after a stray bullet apparently intended for gang members hit her in the head as she sat in a car outside her San Pedro home, authorities said. A life support machine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center had fed oxygen into the lungs of Lydia Jaques, but doctors said it was not enough to save her. The girl was shot Wednesday night in Old Town, an aging, working-class section of the port community.
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July 4, 1996 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cracking down on a street gang that authorities say has terrorized a Latino neighborhood in South-Central Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department officers and federal agents swept through the small community early Wednesday, arresting 21 men and women and confiscating guns, drugs and cash.
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April 12, 1993 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Linking the story of Jesus' resurrection to fervent pleas that Los Angeles rise above its cultural differences and anxieties, pastors from Pasadena to Watts filled their Easter Sunday services with prayers for peace and understanding as the community awaits the verdicts in the federal Rodney G. King civil rights trial. "The message today is that regardless of the verdicts, Jesus is alive," declared the Rev. Kenneth J.
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