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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 2014 | By Richard Winton and Ruben Vives
The FBI on Friday will announce charges in its corruption investigation into Southeast Los Angeles politics that has centered on the family of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, according to a Times source. The FBI has scheduled a noon news conference that it said would deal with "charges being filed in a political corruption matter and a case involving a massive healthcare fraud scheme. " A law enforcement source with knowledge of the case said the announcement will involve the yearlong investigation into Calderon (D-Montebello)
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 2008 | Garrett Therolf, Times Staff Writer
A small private hospital in Long Beach has emerged as the leading candidate to take on one of the biggest healthcare challenges in Southern California: reopening Martin Luther King-Harbor hospital, some key Los Angeles County officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1987
Ifind the recent adverse portrayal of the care rendered to patients at Burbank Community Hospital disturbing. The focus on problems in the emergency room leaves one with an inaccurate picture of the entire facility. As a physcian practicing in Burbank for 25 years, I have seen privileged to be a member of the staffs of both St. Joseph Medical Center and Burbank Community hospital. In my experience, Burbank Community hospital has always served the community as a nonprofit institution dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1998 | KIMBERLY LISAGOR
Memory loss among the elderly does not necessarily mean they have Alzheimer's disease, according to a psychologist who is scheduled to discuss the topic in Ojai on Thursday. There are about 280 possible causes of memory loss, ranging from the side effects of medication to medical disorders. Dr. Max Fuhrmann will teach those who care for elderly relatives how to tell the difference between simple forgetfulness and more serious problems.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 2014 | By Richard Winton
The U.S. attorney in Los Angeles on Friday painted a picture of government for sale as he announced that state Sen. Ron Calderon had been indicted on suspicion of taking roughly $100,000 in bribes, meals and trips in exchange for favorable legislation. Calderon, a Montebello Democrat, who faces up to 395 years in prison, allegedly took kickbacks from former Long Beach hospital operator Michael Drobot, who perpetrated one of the largest healthcare fraud schemes in California history, U.S. Atty.
NEWS
June 22, 1986 | MICHELE L. NORRIS, Times Staff Writer
Rock cocaine, once considered a low-income high, has moved out of the Los Angeles ghettos and into the South Bay, where law enforcement and drug treatment officials say its use has reached epidemic proportions.
NEWS
December 13, 1996 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dr. C. David Molina, a pioneer in managed health care for welfare recipients, has died at the age of 70. Molina, who founded Molina Medical Centers in 1985 and served as its president and chief executive officer, died Sunday at his home in Long Beach. The family health maintenance organization has more than 105,000 members in eight counties, primarily in Southern California.
SPORTS
January 11, 1994 | ROSS NEWHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chub Feeney, a former National League president and general manager of the New York and San Francisco Giants, died from a heart attack Monday at California Pacific Hospital in San Francisco. He was 72. Feeney had suffered a mild stroke at a game at Candlestick Park on July 27 and was hospitalized last Tuesday after a heart attack. He suffered another on Monday, a hospital spokesperson said.
NEWS
March 12, 1999 | RICHARD CROMELIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Lowell Fulson, a blues musician whose songs were recorded by Elvis Presley, Otis Redding and Eric Clapton, has died from complications of pneumonia and kidney failure, a family spokeswoman said. He was 77. Fulson died Sunday at Pacific Hospital in Long Beach. The singer-guitarist, whose recordings were characterized by a raw style, scored nine Top 10 R&B hits and three Top 100 pop hits in a career that stretched from the late '40s into the '90s.
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