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February 23, 1986
A former Los Angeles City Housing Authority police officer was sentenced to three years' probation and six months in the county jail for robbing a Pasadena gas station of $200. Leander Charles Moore Jr., 45, was convicted of robbery by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Alexander Williams III after it was shown in a non-jury trial that the officer showed his police badge and claimed to be on emergency police business to gain access to the cashier's office of the filling station.
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February 7, 2001 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Inglewood woman has been sentenced to four months in jail for defrauding the Los Angeles City Housing Authority out of nearly $33,000 in rent subsidies. Gerry Colwart, 50, was sentenced in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday. She pleaded no contest to one count of grand theft for illegally taking housing subsidies. Colwart was also placed on three years probation and was ordered to pay restitution, the amount of which will be determined at a hearing April 5.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 2001 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Inglewood woman has been sentenced to four months in jail for defrauding the Los Angeles City Housing Authority out of nearly $33,000 in rent subsidies. Gerry Colwart, 50, was sentenced in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday. She pleaded no contest to one count of grand theft for illegally taking housing subsidies. Colwart was also placed on three years probation and was ordered to pay restitution, the amount of which will be determined at a hearing April 5.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1995 | FRANK MANNING
An Arleta woman has been charged with grand theft in connection with an alleged scam in which she posed as a landlord to bilk a federal disaster relief program out of $11,309, authorities said. Patricia Kahn, 37, conducted the scam for more than a year, while the real owner of the Van Nuys dwelling was away attending to personal business, said Los Angeles City Atty. Jim Hahn. The money came from a U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 28, 1995 | FRANK MANNING
An Arleta woman has been charged with grand theft in connection with an alleged scam in which she posed as a landlord to bilk a federal disaster relief program out of $11,309, authorities said. Patricia Kahn, 37, conducted the scam for more than a year, while the real owner of the Van Nuys dwelling was away attending to personal business, said Los Angeles City Atty. Jim Hahn. The money came from a U.S.
NEWS
February 9, 1989 | GLENN F. BUNTING and JILL STEWART, Times Staff Writers
In a bold effort to upgrade low-income housing in Watts, the Los Angeles City Housing Authority is planning to sell the dilapidated Jordan Downs public housing project to a private developer and use the proceeds to create new rent-subsidy programs in the inner city, The Times has learned.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 2012 | Ann M. Simmons and Sam Farmer
Anthony Wayne Smith was a top draft pick of the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990, a barrel-chested rising star. He excelled as a defensive end. He amassed cash and bought a plush Playa del Rey pad. He found love. But only months after his football career ended, prosecutors allege, Smith killed two men -- and two more in the years that followed. A jury deadlocked on one murder charge against the North Carolina native in April; charges against him in three other cold-case murders were filed as he awaited retrial.
NEWS
July 22, 1987
Funeral services for Homer Smith, former executive director of the Los Angeles City Housing Authority, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Sunnyside in Long Beach, family members said Tuesday. Smith, 54, who resigned from the Housing Authority in 1985 after 27 years as an employee of the city, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack while playing handball.
NEWS
March 18, 1986
The Los Angeles City Housing Authority announced Monday it is accepting applications from qualified senior citizens and disabled or handicapped persons at 10 city-owned low-cost rental apartment buildings. A spokesman said this is the first time in several years that there have been openings in these buildings. For information, applicants may phone (213) 732-0114.
NEWS
February 9, 1989 | GLENN F. BUNTING and JILL STEWART, Times Staff Writers
In a bold effort to upgrade low-income housing in Watts, the Los Angeles City Housing Authority is planning to sell the dilapidated Jordan Downs public housing project to a private developer and use the proceeds to create new rent-subsidy programs in the inner city, The Times has learned.
NEWS
February 23, 1986
A former Los Angeles City Housing Authority police officer was sentenced to three years' probation and six months in the county jail for robbing a Pasadena gas station of $200. Leander Charles Moore Jr., 45, was convicted of robbery by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Alexander Williams III after it was shown in a non-jury trial that the officer showed his police badge and claimed to be on emergency police business to gain access to the cashier's office of the filling station.
REAL ESTATE
October 13, 1985
Construction is to begin later this month on Mariposa Gardens, a $5.2-million, two-story, 71-unit apartment complex that will have 20% of its one- and two-bedroom units administered by the Los Angeles City Housing Authority under its affordable housing program while the rest will be rented at the market rate. Designed by Ruegger Architects of Marina del Rey, the complex is being developed by Shapell Housing Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 1985
A former Los Angeles City Housing Authority police officer was found guilty Wednesday of robbing a Pasadena self-service gas station of $200 last February. Leander Charles Moore Jr., 45, of Altadena was charged with having shown his badge and claiming that he was on emergency police business to gain access to the cashier's office. The attendant noted his car's license number.
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