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January 13, 2014 | By Jessica Gelt
There isn't a gang in Los Angeles that the new Fox crime drama "Gang Related" doesn't explore. Russian, Korean, Latino, African American, white and more are brought to vivid, bloody life over the course of the first season, which stars Ramon Rodriguez ("Battle Los Angeles," "The Wire") as Det. Ramon Rodriguez, an ex-gang member who is now part of the elite Los Angeles Gang Task Force. Ryan's past in the Los Angelicos gang is his secret, and it promises to be his undoing as he is forced to reconcile the demons of his past with the demons he fights in his present.
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January 13, 2014 | By Jessica Gelt
There isn't a gang in Los Angeles that the new Fox crime drama "Gang Related" doesn't explore. Russian, Korean, Latino, African American, white and more are brought to vivid, bloody life over the course of the first season, which stars Ramon Rodriguez ("Battle Los Angeles," "The Wire") as Det. Ramon Rodriguez, an ex-gang member who is now part of the elite Los Angeles Gang Task Force. Ryan's past in the Los Angelicos gang is his secret, and it promises to be his undoing as he is forced to reconcile the demons of his past with the demons he fights in his present.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 30, 2009 | Geoff Boucher
It turns out that Michael Bay runs an audition a lot like he makes movies. Last year, Ramon Rodriguez visited Bay's Santa Monica offices seeking a key role in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and, instead of a sedate line reading, the young actor was basically told to run for his life.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 30, 2009 | Geoff Boucher
It turns out that Michael Bay runs an audition a lot like he makes movies. Last year, Ramon Rodriguez visited Bay's Santa Monica offices seeking a key role in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and, instead of a sedate line reading, the young actor was basically told to run for his life.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 1997
A short note for letter writer Ramon Rodriguez of Fillmore (Letters, Feb. 2). I suggest he get a dictionary and look up the difference between legal and illegal, before he writes, "They are no different than other immigrants who have come to the U.S." DON SCHWEITZER, Ventura
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
Eight of Lynwood City Councilman Ramon Rodriguez's relatives pleaded not guilty Thursday to voter fraud charges, said an official with the district attorney's office. They are charged with perjury and conspiracy to commit election fraud for allegedly filing false voter registration forms saying that they all lived at the same Lynwood address, which did not exist. Rodriguez has not been charged, prosecutors said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
The City Council has approved a 10-year contract with Consolidated Disposal Service for residential and commercial trash pickup. The approval ends a long and sometimes controversial bidding process in which at least five trash companies had competed for the contract. Mayor Fernando Pedroza and Councilmen Paul Richards and Louis Byrd approved the contract at a late meeting Tuesday night. Councilman Ramon Rodriguez voted no, while Councilman Arturo Reyes abstained.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1999
Latino activists who have been waging a high-profile battle to change voting practices in Santa Paula are now setting their sights on neighboring Fillmore, urging repeal of an ordinance declaring English the town's official language. Ramon Rodriguez of the North American Civil Rights Organization sent a letter this week to Mayor Evaristo Barajas and the five-member City Council, asking the city to voluntarily repeal the 1985 ordinance.
NEWS
October 26, 1989
A Glendale man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of raping a 21-year-old woman whom he had hired as a baby-sitter. The man, Carlos Ramon Rodriguez, 35, remains in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail. A bail reduction hearing is scheduled for today. Police said Rodriguez was arrested last week after an Inglewood woman reported that she was raped in Rodriguez's two-bedroom duplex in the 500 block of Riverdale Drive.
SPORTS
October 25, 1998 | From Staff Reports
Three Moorpark College wrestlers recorded pins, but the Raiders were defeated by Palomar, 35-18, in the Southern dual-meet championships Saturday at Moorpark. Ramon Rodriguez (149 pounds), Melkon Melkonian (197) and heavyweight Anthony Vitale won by pin, Rodriguez winning in the first period. Moorpark (9-3), the defending Southern champion, defeated Cerritos, 35-12, in a first-round match, while Palomar defeated Rio Hondo, 37-15. Cerritos defeated Rio Hondo, 22-15, for third place.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 2004 | Anna Gorman, Times Staff Writer
Eight members of the family of Lynwood City Councilman Ramon Rodriguez pleaded no contest Friday to unlawful voter registration. The defendants, who include the councilman's two brothers, sister, niece and nephew, admitted that they had lied about their address when they registered to vote in the November 2001 municipal election. The Lynwood address they listed does not exist.
NEWS
June 26, 1997 | From Associated Press
A 90-year-old man refused to sell his longtime home to make room for construction of a bank, so the bank decided to simply wrap its building around the house, horseshoe-style. When Overton Bank & Trust Dallas opens in mid-August, an automated teller machine will dispense cash 15 feet from where Ramon Rodriguez sleeps. Drive-through customers will idle in front of his kitchen window. He does not have an account at Overton and doesn't plan to get one, either.
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