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July 20, 1999 | PAMELA J. JOHNSON
A 23-year-old inmate working at the Ventura County Sheriff's Department Training Academy escaped Monday from the minimum-security facility. Michael Allen Sugden, who was serving a two-month sentence for burglary and is not considered dangerous, walked away from the academy at the Camarillo Airport about 2:45 p.m., sheriff's spokesman Eric Nishimoto said. Sheriff's air and ground units were still searching for Sugden on Monday night.
July 30, 2003
Re "Speak Up for Kids' Sake," editorial, July 26: I laughed out loud at the suggestion we taxpayers should have to pay for translation services because some immigrants refuse to learn the English language. Once again The Times advocates that the American taxpayer carry the burden for the immigrant unwilling to assimilate himself or herself into society and learn the English language. Unlike the immigrants of old who learned English, today's immigrants don't want to assimilate into their new country; they want us to bend over for them.
April 8, 2012 | By Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times
SAN FRANCISCO - A homeless man plagued by schizophrenia is beaten to death by police in Fullerton. A man from Fort Bragg fixates on aliens for years while denying he is ill, then kills two men before dying in a gunfight with law enforcement. A Nevada County mental health client who had refused additional care storms into a clinic and kills three workers. Those headline grabbers, according to a task force pressing to change the California law that governs involuntary civil commitment to psychiatric hospitals, were merely the most visible signs of a broken system.
September 18, 2011 | Times staff and wire reports
Kara Kennedy, the oldest child of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, died Friday at a Washington, D.C.-area health club after her daily workout, said her brother Patrick. She was 51. "She's with Dad," said her brother, a former congressman from Rhode Island. Their father, who had a malignant brain tumor, died in 2009 at age 77 . She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2002, and doctors removed a malignant tumor the next year. Patrick Kennedy said she loved to exercise but the cancer treatment "took quite a toll on her" and "her heart gave out. " Her mother, Joan Kennedy, told the Boston Globe that Kara's death was "such a shock because she was in such good health.
January 29, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Gary McCord, more often an announcer than a contender, shot a five-under-par 66 Thursday and was among seven players tied for the first-round lead in the Phoenix Open. Jeff Maggert, Michael Allen, Robert Wrenn, Mike Donald, David Frost and Scott Simpson joined McCord in the lead on the 6,992-yard TPC of Scottsdale course. Ten other players, including two-time Phoenix champion Mark Calcavecchia and Larry Mize, who won at Tucson last week, shot 67s, and 11 others were at 68.
June 14, 1991
A Reseda woman was being held on suspicion of murder Thursday in the stabbing death of her common-law husband, Los Angeles police reported. JoDell Victoria McMann, 46, was arrested in the couple's apartment after paramedics found her fatally wounded spouse, 42-year-old Michael Allen Cannon, in the building manager's unit. Cannon died shortly after arrival at Northridge Hospital Medical Center. McMann was being held at the Van Nuys Jail until her arraignment.
October 10, 1992 | Associated Press
Claiming that the Bush Administration considers a fetus a person, a husband and wife are arguing in court that they were entitled to deduct their unborn child on their federal tax return. Andrea Cassman says her son, Jonathan, almost 3 months old, qualified as a child for tax purposes before he was born.
June 28, 2003
MANOHLA Dargis' review of "The Hulk" ("Taming a Demon," June 20) had to be the most overwritten, pretentious waste of space I've ever read in my life. It reeked of condescending know-it-all-ism in its first few sentences, with misplaced and gratuitous references to Kennedy, Khrushchev, Sigmund Freud, Sophocles and Herr Doktor. Is Dargis trying to impress us with a who's who of her historical knowledge in a movie review? I've seen "The Hulk," but I don't know what's worse, the film or Dargis' attempt to review it. Clearly neither should have been allowed out of the box. Michael Allen Los Angeles AFTER reading the review of "The Hulk" I could only gather that Kermit was right when he said, "It's not easy being green."
December 17, 1985
Los Angeles school board member Roberta Weintraub and her husband, Lewis, whose son was killed in a car accident, said Monday that a fund in his memory has been established at the special education high school at the Erikson Center for Adolescent Advancement. Michael Allen Weintraub, 17, was killed Friday when the car he was driving struck a tree.
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