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July 29, 1994 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Legends die hard in Texas, and so the truth may never be known about who really killed Charles Whitman on top of the University of Texas tower here nearly three decades ago. Was it Officer Ramiro Martinez, showered with national acclaim as a true Texas hero, who rode that fame in a 20-year career with the fabled Texas Rangers and was lionized in a made-for-TV movie?
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July 29, 1994 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Legends die hard in Texas, and so the truth may never be known about who really killed Charles Whitman on top of the University of Texas tower here nearly three decades ago. Was it Officer Ramiro Martinez, showered with national acclaim as a true Texas hero, who rode that fame in a 20-year career with the fabled Texas Rangers and was lionized in a made-for-TV movie?
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May 15, 1985 | TOM GREELEY, Times Staff Writer
Seven men will appear today before a judge in Tijuana after being arrested over the weekend as suspects in an intricate $34-million currency fraud scheme. Mexican officials said in a press conference Tuesday they would also seek the extradition of several U.S. citizens and Mexican nationals living in the United States who are believed to have been involved in the scam against the Mexican government and several branches of nationalized banks in Tijuana and Mexicali.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1989 | PATRICK McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than a month after a windblown brush fire swept away their encampment, migrant workers already are hammering away in McGonigle Canyon to rebuild their illegal community. Their status as squatters, trespassers on private land, makes little difference in their eyes. They are unconcerned that the city has said they must move or be moved because their camp fails to meet sanitation standards. To them, the issue is simple: They cannot afford to buy or rent area housing, so they must make do.
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December 26, 1989 | PATRICK McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than a month after a windblown brush fire swept away their encampment, migrant workers are already hammering away in McGonigle Canyon to rebuild their illegal community. Their status as squatters, trespassers on private land, makes little difference in their eyes. They are unconcerned that the city has said that they must move or be moved because their camp fails to meet sanitation standards. To them, the issue is simple: They cannot afford to buy or rent area housing, so they must make do.
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June 18, 2006 | Reed Johnson, Times Staff Writer
GREETING guests on his penthouse rooftop, Eugenio Lopez Alonso seems to have all the requisite props for his jet-set playboy lifestyle. Swingin' bachelor pad crammed with expensive artworks? Check. Second home in Beverly Hills, done up in chic, high-Modernist style? Check. Two yippy dogs, named Jasper (as in Johns) and Pollock (as in Jackson)? Yup. Posse of glamorous, attractive pals hanging out nearby? Check. Private source of steady income? Um, you're kidding, right?
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