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October 13, 1992 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every week for years, 39-year-old Jose Luis Lopez has left his wife and two small daughters in their dusty Mexicali Valley colonia to work in San Diego County, returning home on weekends with his earnings and a few building supplies to put toward the family home. But on Oct. 2, Lopez arrived home with a deep gash on his forehead, a bandaged head, and several loose teeth.
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October 13, 1992 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every week for years, 39-year-old Jose Luis Lopez has left his wife and two small daughters in their dusty Mexicali Valley colonia to work in San Diego County, returning home on weekends with his earnings and a few building supplies to put toward the family home. But on Oct. 2, Lopez arrived home with a deep gash on his forehead, a bandaged head, and several loose teeth.
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January 26, 1990 | Times Wire Services
Black and Latino inmates armed with homemade knives brawled at an overcrowded county jail Thursday, and 12 were injured, three critically, officials said. Inmates retreated to their cells and order was restored after deputies entered the cellblock armed with electric stun guns. The brawl, attributed to overcrowding and racial tensions, occurred in a cellblock designed to hold 24 inmates, but which held 100 prisoners at the time, jail Cmdr. Ben McLaughlin said.
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June 21, 1992 | JOHN H. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An incident in which an African-American elementary schoolboy was tripped and kicked by a group of classmates who later described the attack as "a game of Rodney King" is drawing renewed attention to racial tensions at a San Diego area school district. Gerald Washington Jr., 12, a sixth-grader in the Poway Unified School District, was not seriously injured in the scuffle last month with five white, Filipino and Latino classmates.
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January 8, 1990 | JEANNETTE AVENT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Calm was reported restored at the San Diego County jail in Chula Vista Sunday after a riot in which 27 inmates were injured. No law enforcement officers were injured during the 20-minute fracas, which began about 9 p.m. Saturday. Cellblock 3-A was locked down after a major disturbance broke out between black and Latino inmates and they refused to return to their cells from a common area shared by inmates, said San Diego County Sheriff's Capt. Charles Wood, the jail's commander.
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March 18, 1989 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
When radio talk show host Stacy Taylor suggested to listeners here that they attach bumper stickers to their cars saying, "Islam Is Lame," it was just another instance of what many Iranians living in the area say is gross insensitivity and prejudice toward them. Taylor, who works for station KSDO, said in an interview that he has no apologies for broadcasting the remark recently, saying he felt "some smart entrepreneur" could make a million dollars on the idea.
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June 21, 1992 | JOHN H. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An incident in which an African-American elementary schoolboy was tripped and kicked by a group of classmates who later described the attack as "a game of Rodney King" is drawing renewed attention to racial tensions at a San Diego area school district. Gerald Washington Jr., 12, a sixth-grader in the Poway Unified School District, was not seriously injured in the scuffle last month with five white, Filipino and Latino classmates.
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January 26, 1990 | Times Wire Services
Black and Latino inmates armed with homemade knives brawled at an overcrowded county jail Thursday, and 12 were injured, three critically, officials said. Inmates retreated to their cells and order was restored after deputies entered the cellblock armed with electric stun guns. The brawl, attributed to overcrowding and racial tensions, occurred in a cellblock designed to hold 24 inmates, but which held 100 prisoners at the time, jail Cmdr. Ben McLaughlin said.
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January 8, 1990 | JEANNETTE AVENT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Calm was reported restored at the San Diego County jail in Chula Vista Sunday after a riot in which 27 inmates were injured. No law enforcement officers were injured during the 20-minute fracas, which began about 9 p.m. Saturday. Cellblock 3-A was locked down after a major disturbance broke out between black and Latino inmates and they refused to return to their cells from a common area shared by inmates, said San Diego County Sheriff's Capt. Charles Wood, the jail's commander.
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March 18, 1989 | KENNETH REICH, Times Staff Writer
When radio talk show host Stacy Taylor suggested to listeners here that they attach bumper stickers to their cars saying, "Islam Is Lame," it was just another instance of what many Iranians living in the area say is gross insensitivity and prejudice toward them. Taylor, who works for station KSDO, said in an interview that he has no apologies for broadcasting the remark recently, saying he felt "some smart entrepreneur" could make a million dollars on the idea.
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