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April 5, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Superior Court judge in Los Angeles has handed Arcadia-based Owl Rock Products a minor victory in its six-month quarrel with its union over wages. The court found Local 12 of the Pasadena-based International Union of Operating Engineers in civil contempt of a court order issued in September and imposed a "suspended" $10,000 fine. Most of the 10 violations of the court order were committed in Owl Rock's rock and cement plants in Anaheim. Judge Kurt J.
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April 5, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Superior Court judge in Los Angeles has handed Arcadia-based Owl Rock Products a minor victory in its six-month quarrel with its union over wages. The court found Local 12 of the Pasadena-based International Union of Operating Engineers in civil contempt of a court order issued in September and imposed a "suspended" $10,000 fine. Most of the 10 violations of the court order were committed in Owl Rock's rock and cement plants in Anaheim. Judge Kurt J.
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March 3, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chuck Rizzuto is a union contractor who has no quarrels with anyone. But as a customer of the struck Owl Rock Product Co., he has become mired in its bitter fight with Local 12 of the Pasadena-based International Union of Operating Engineers. On Tuesday night, vandals with ice picks broke into the La Habra construction yard of Rizzuto's Republic Concrete Inc. and punctured every tire of the 11 cars and trucks parked at the job site.
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March 3, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chuck Rizzuto is a union contractor who has no quarrels with anyone. But as a customer of the struck Owl Rock Product Co., he has become mired in its bitter fight with Local 12 of the Pasadena-based International Union of Operating Engineers. On Tuesday night, vandals with ice picks broke into the La Habra construction yard of Rizzuto's Republic Concrete Inc. and punctured every tire of the 11 cars and trucks parked at the job site.
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June 7, 1991 | TED JOHNSON
A 20-year-old Norco man was killed when he slipped down a chute into a rock crusher used at a Gypsum Canyon mining plant. Owl Rock Products Co. employee Douglas A. Ruff was crushed to death Wednesday night as he was cleaning out an area near the top of the four-story machine, used to split rocks into materials such as sand and gravel, Orange County Fire Capt. Dan Young said. Young said that when firefighters arrived, about 8:50 p.m.
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December 5, 1989 | TOM MCQUEENEY
Truck drivers scuffled with picketers Monday outside a Gypsum Canyon pavement-products company after the strikers were accused of damaging trucks. Brea police and county sheriff's deputies were called to Owl Rock Products Co. at 1:30 p.m. after two men began fighting outside the plant. No one was injured or arrested, Sheriff's Lt. Richard J. Olson said. Company president Calvin B.
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February 3, 1994 | MATT LAIT and GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The bodies of two men were found Wednesday in the trunk of a Cadillac convertible that had been abandoned at a remote rock quarry, police said. The victims, who were shot to death, had not been identified late Wednesday night. Police described them as male Latinos, one in his 20s and the other in his 30s. Both had several gunshot wounds to the upper torso and head, said Sgt. Steve Rodig. Discovery of the bodies came after a tow-truck driver was called to the Owl Rock Products Co.
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April 21, 1989 | JEFFREY MILLER and CRAIG QUINTANA, Times Staff Writers
A move to recall two Azusa city councilmen has failed after a campaign that featured a novel technique to fight the ouster attempt. A group called the Azusa Taxpayers Assn. used a little-noticed provision of the state Elections Code to to give people who signed the recall petitions a way to change their minds. The group mailed each registered voter in the San Gabriel Valley city a packet that contained a post card designed to be sent to the city clerk, officially requesting removal of their signatures.
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August 10, 1989 | CRAIG QUINTANA, Times Staff Writer
A Pomona Superior Court judge has rejected an attempt by two environmental groups to overturn a controversial decision by Azusa last year that lets a company continue mining the face of Fish Canyon. The environmentalists contended that the city has been negligent in overseeing the operation of the 190-acre Azusa Rock Co. quarry, which has produced an 800-foot-high hillside scar.
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March 23, 1989 | CRAIG QUINTANA, Times Staff Writer
The city has been sued by two environmental groups claiming that it was negligent in fashioning a compromise last year to allow a controversial rock quarry to continue mining Fish Canyon. The suit--filed by the Forest Preservation Society and the Committee to Savethe Foothills--claims that the city has been negligent in the way it issues permits and oversees the 190-acre site mined by Azusa Rock Inc. A Pomona Superior Court Judge hasordered the city to respond by April 19.
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