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May 4, 1988 | Associated Press
A grand jury declared Tuesday that Mayor W. Wilson Goode and his top aides displayed incompetence and "morally reprehensible behavior" in the 1985 MOVE bombing that killed 11 people and destroyed 61 homes, but it said they did nothing to warrant criminal indictments. The panel described as "this city's greatest tragedy" the failed eviction effort that ended in a fiery siege with the police bombing of a barricaded west Philadelphia row house occupied by members of the radical group MOVE. Dist.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 2010 | By My-Thuan Tran
For more than a decade, a community group in Little Saigon has led the commemoration of the fall of Saigon, a day of reflection and unity in a place better known for its divisive politics and loud street protests. But this year, even the event marking the fall of South Vietnam to communist forces has given way to in-fighting. Members of the Vietnamese American Community of Southern California, which usually organizes the event, say the event has been stolen by an Orange County supervisor.
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NEWS
May 14, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The woman who survived the police bombing of the Philadelphia headquarters of MOVE, the back-to-nature group, left prison in a limousine, exactly seven years after the attack that killed 11 people and destroyed 61 homes. Ramona Africa, 37, who was convicted on riot and conspiracy charges, was released from the State Correctional Institution at Muncy.
NATIONAL
July 2, 2004 | From Reuters
President Bush, seeking to mobilize religious conservatives for his reelection campaign, has asked church-going volunteers to turn over church membership directories, campaign officials said Thursday. In a move criticized both by religious leaders and civil libertarians, the Bush-Cheney campaign has issued a guide listing about two dozen "duties" and a series of deadlines for organizing support among conservative church congregations.
NEWS
April 15, 1987
Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode testified for five hours before a grand jury investigating whether there was criminal wrongdoing in the 1985 MOVE battle in which 11 people were killed and 61 houses destroyed. Goode said afterward that he had "answered all questions truthfully and honestly."
NEWS
December 8, 1988 | United Press International
The city's Redevelopment Authority voted unanimously Wednesday to sell the property where 11 members of the cult MOVE died in a fiery 1985 clash with police. The Redevelopment Authority, which controls the lot once occupied by the MOVE headquarters, agreed to sell the rebuilt home for $1 to the city-controlled Philadelphia Housing Development Corp. The City Council must approve the sale, city Housing Authority Director Edward Schwartz said.
NEWS
June 25, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Eleven years after police dropped a bomb on the MOVE row house, starting a fire that killed 11 people and destroyed a Philadelphia neighborhood, a jury ordered the city and two former officials to pay $1.5 million to a survivor and relatives of two dead cult members. After nine days of deliberations, the jury found the city used excessive force and violated MOVE's constitutional protection against unreasonable search and seizure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 14, 1995 | STEVE RYFLE
The hope that the historic Lanterman organ might someday play music in Glendale remains alive, but City Council members Tuesday made it clear that they are eager to find a new home for the instrument, which has been in storage since the city bought it in 1990.
NEWS
July 23, 1989 | MILES CORWIN, Times Staff Writer
Bob Cantisano is an organic farmer with a ponytail that reaches the small of his back. Everyone calls him Amigo Bob. Jack Pandol Sr. is an agribusinessman with thousands of acres of San Joaquin Valley farmland and an export operation that sells fruits and vegetables to more than 40 countries. He is a prominent Kern County Republican. In the past, the two men had little respect for each other's methods of farming.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 2010 | By My-Thuan Tran
For more than a decade, a community group in Little Saigon has led the commemoration of the fall of Saigon, a day of reflection and unity in a place better known for its divisive politics and loud street protests. But this year, even the event marking the fall of South Vietnam to communist forces has given way to in-fighting. Members of the Vietnamese American Community of Southern California, which usually organizes the event, say the event has been stolen by an Orange County supervisor.
NEWS
June 25, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Eleven years after police dropped a bomb on the MOVE row house, starting a fire that killed 11 people and destroyed a Philadelphia neighborhood, a jury ordered the city and two former officials to pay $1.5 million to a survivor and relatives of two dead cult members. After nine days of deliberations, the jury found the city used excessive force and violated MOVE's constitutional protection against unreasonable search and seizure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 14, 1995 | STEVE RYFLE
The hope that the historic Lanterman organ might someday play music in Glendale remains alive, but City Council members Tuesday made it clear that they are eager to find a new home for the instrument, which has been in storage since the city bought it in 1990.
NEWS
May 14, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The woman who survived the police bombing of the Philadelphia headquarters of MOVE, the back-to-nature group, left prison in a limousine, exactly seven years after the attack that killed 11 people and destroyed 61 homes. Ramona Africa, 37, who was convicted on riot and conspiracy charges, was released from the State Correctional Institution at Muncy.
NEWS
July 23, 1989 | MILES CORWIN, Times Staff Writer
Bob Cantisano is an organic farmer with a ponytail that reaches the small of his back. Everyone calls him Amigo Bob. Jack Pandol Sr. is an agribusinessman with thousands of acres of San Joaquin Valley farmland and an export operation that sells fruits and vegetables to more than 40 countries. He is a prominent Kern County Republican. In the past, the two men had little respect for each other's methods of farming.
NEWS
December 8, 1988 | United Press International
The city's Redevelopment Authority voted unanimously Wednesday to sell the property where 11 members of the cult MOVE died in a fiery 1985 clash with police. The Redevelopment Authority, which controls the lot once occupied by the MOVE headquarters, agreed to sell the rebuilt home for $1 to the city-controlled Philadelphia Housing Development Corp. The City Council must approve the sale, city Housing Authority Director Edward Schwartz said.
NEWS
May 4, 1988 | Associated Press
A grand jury declared Tuesday that Mayor W. Wilson Goode and his top aides displayed incompetence and "morally reprehensible behavior" in the 1985 MOVE bombing that killed 11 people and destroyed 61 homes, but it said they did nothing to warrant criminal indictments. The panel described as "this city's greatest tragedy" the failed eviction effort that ended in a fiery siege with the police bombing of a barricaded west Philadelphia row house occupied by members of the radical group MOVE. Dist.
NATIONAL
July 2, 2004 | From Reuters
President Bush, seeking to mobilize religious conservatives for his reelection campaign, has asked church-going volunteers to turn over church membership directories, campaign officials said Thursday. In a move criticized both by religious leaders and civil libertarians, the Bush-Cheney campaign has issued a guide listing about two dozen "duties" and a series of deadlines for organizing support among conservative church congregations.
NEWS
April 15, 1987
Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode testified for five hours before a grand jury investigating whether there was criminal wrongdoing in the 1985 MOVE battle in which 11 people were killed and 61 houses destroyed. Goode said afterward that he had "answered all questions truthfully and honestly."
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