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June 16, 2007 | Maeve Reston, Times Staff Writer
The 11-year manhunt for the estranged boyfriend of a 13-year-old Murrieta girl whose body was found in a field in 1996 came to an end when authorities found the man in a Mexican jail earlier this month incarcerated under a false name. For years, U.S. local and federal authorities have been searching for Crispin Solorio Garcia, the last person seen with eighth-grader Sophia Briseno.
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February 25, 1995 | JON NALICK
If anyone knows what it takes to make a marriage work, it's Juan and Victoria Salgado. After all, they've been making theirs work for 75 years now. "It takes love and respect," Victoria Salgado said Thursday. "If (spouses) don't have respect for each other, how can they stay together for so many years?" Juan, 94, and Victoria, 93, will celebrate their anniversary today with five generations of their descendants.
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March 28, 1989 | GEORGE BUNDY SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The Orange County district attorney's office Monday filed felony hit-and-run and manslaughter charges against a Santa Ana man in connection with the death of a 7-year-old Anaheim boy. Police said Miguel Guerrero, 27, was driving a 1970 Chevrolet Nova from the scene of a brawl March 11 when he hit the boy, Victor Magana, in an alley near an apartment complex in the 1600 block of South Jeffrey Drive.
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March 19, 1994 | TERRY SPENCER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Two cousins were found shot to death in a car on Katella Avenue on Friday, and police were searching for their killer. Police said Julio Bautista, 26, and Benjamin Ibarra, 25, had been dead for several hours when a female relative discovered their bodies in a battered Ford Fairmont at 1:05 p.m. The car was parked at a curb in front of a condominium complex at 2011 W. Katella Ave. One body was in the front seat, the other in the back. Sgt.
SPORTS
August 6, 1999 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was only the vacant California featherweight title. But Israel Correa of Michoacan, Mexico, and Naoya Hirahara battled like they were fighting for a world championship. Correa won a unanimous 10-round decision Thursday before an appreciative sellout crowd at the Irvine Marriott. Correa scored knockdowns in the third and fourth rounds, then hung on as a relentless Hirahara poured it on in the last five rounds.
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July 14, 2000 | MANUEL GAMIZ JR., TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Costa Mesa man pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter and two drug charges stemming from the explosion of a meth lab that claimed the life of his teenage partner. Jorge Chavez, 24, entered his plea through a Spanish-language interpreter as the second day of his preliminary hearing was about to begin. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Kellogg is expected to sentence Chavez to 15 years and four months in state prison on Aug. 2, Deputy District Attorney Antony Myers said.
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June 20, 1997 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot as he walked home from school Wednesday by two youths riding bicycles, police said. The two assailants asked Roy Villa for his gang affiliation before shooting him three times in the chest and fleeing on their bikes, officers said. He died at the scene. Family members said Villa was attending a nearby continuation school and was walking home on Sullivan Street near McFadden Avenue about 11:30 a.m. when he was attacked.
NEWS
January 22, 1995 | MICHAEL KRIKORIAN
Toribio and Rafaela Prado found a natural-born solution to the long hours and hot, hard work of running a restaurant: They simply hired their 14 children. Now that the Prados have moved from Michoacan, Mexico, to California, son Javier is carrying on the family's restaurant tradition at Prado on Larchmont Boulevard. Those familiar with the Cha Cha Cha Cafes opened by brother Toribio Jr. on Virgil Avenue in Los Angeles and in Long Beach will have a hint about what to expect from the menu here.
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January 8, 1993
Funeral services will be held today for Samuel M. Salgado of Moorpark, a farm laborer who helped organize agricultural workers in Ventura County and across the state. He was 58. Salgado died Wednesday at Simi Valley Hospital after a brief illness. He was born July 12, 1934, in the state of Michoacan, Mexico, and was a resident of Ventura County for 30 years. He was one of the first employees of Egg City in Moorpark when it opened in the early 1960s, and worked there for nearly 30 years.
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May 26, 2004 | Erin Ailworth, Times Staff Writer
After 22 years in prison, Maria Suarez did exactly what she said she would do if ever released: hug her family and thank God. "Mamita, Mamita, Mamita linda!" Suarez cried Tuesday in the arms of her 86-year-old mother, Trinidad Suarez. Maria Suarez was 16 when she and her family immigrated legally to the U.S. from Michoacan, Mexico, in 1976.
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