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October 3, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Authorities are looking for a man who threw a Molotov cocktail into a hotel room occupied by a man of Middle Eastern descent Monday night in an apparent hate crime, police said. The hotel guest, who is a U.S. citizen, was not injured. Police said they believe the assailant followed the man and singled him out because of his ethnicity. About 8:20 p.m., a man threw the Molotov cocktail at a window at the Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, 231 N. Vineyard Ave.
September 20, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A 59-square-mile quarantine will continue through mid-December, as agriculture officials contend with a second generation of Oriental fruit flies emerging in the zone, they announced Wednesday. The quarantine, imposed in August in an attempt to wipe out an infestation, was supposed to be lifted next month.
September 8, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ontario police were searching Friday for a third suspect in the rape and murder last weekend of a 15-year-old girl and the abduction, rapes and stabbings of two women. Ricardo Estrada, 19, and Alfredo Rolando Prieto, 24, of Ontario, were arrested Thursday night in Ontario and were being held in San Bernardino County Jail.
February 9, 1989
Los Angeles airport commissioners ruled Wednesday that Los Angeles should continue to operate Ontario's international airport despite a request by Ontario to buy back the facility. "I think they felt the timing was just inappropriate," said Lee Nichols, spokesman for the Los Angeles Department of Airports. "There are a number of significant things coming down the pike."
January 14, 1989 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, Times Staff Writer
The city of Ontario wants to buy back the international airport it sold to Los Angeles in 1967, saying the current owner has not moved fast enough to make improvements necessary to cope with the facility's explosive growth. Ontario Mayor Howard Snider, who broached the idea at a Los Angeles Airport Commission meeting Wednesday, has threatened to halt local funding for certain airport-related projects if the transfer of ownership is not approved.
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