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August 22, 1990 | LEE DYE, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Determined to avoid the problems that robbed California of other major scientific projects in recent years, scientists throughout the state have united in an effort to win the chance to design the world's most powerful fusion reactor and demonstrate the viability of harnessing the fuel that powers the sun. The scientists, who will present their proposal in Washington this week, are involved in a joint effort by the United States, Japan, the Soviet Union and Europe.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1999 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A third of California's Latinas--and up to 39% in Los Angeles County--lack health insurance, leading fewer of them to seek preventive health care and contributing to sometimes lethal consequences, according to a state study released Wednesday. The report by the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California also found that among ethnic groups of women, Latinas were by far the least likely to have insurance. In all, nearly 1.5 million lack either public or private coverage.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1999 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A third of California's Latinas--and up to 39% in Los Angeles County--lack health insurance, leading fewer of them to seek preventive health care and contributing to sometimes lethal consequences, according to a state study released Wednesday. The report by the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California also found that among ethnic groups of women, Latinas were by far the least likely to have insurance. In all, nearly 1.5 million lack either public or private coverage.
NEWS
September 15, 1997 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sounding an alarm about heavy immigration, a new study warns that an increasingly skill-based California economy cannot continue to absorb large flows of poorly educated immigrants--who in turn pose a growing strain on public services while driving U.S.-born workers out of the state. The study by Rand Corp., the Santa Monica-based think tank, provides a sweeping analysis of immigration into California during the past 30 years and offers several provocative recommendations.
NEWS
September 15, 1997 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sounding an alarm about heavy immigration, a new study warns that an increasingly skill-based California economy cannot continue to absorb large flows of poorly educated immigrants--who in turn pose a growing strain on public services while driving U.S.-born workers out of the state. The study by Rand Corp., the Santa Monica-based think tank, provides a sweeping analysis of immigration into California during the past 30 years and offers several provocative recommendations.
NEWS
January 11, 1998 | MARY CURTIUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four children whose fabulously wealthy father allegedly picked their teenage mothers up in Pacific Rim honky-tonks will inherit as much as 60% of his estate--valued at $400 million to $600 million--under an agreement recently approved by a Saipan court. A key part of the bitter international legal brawl over the fortune of Larry Lee Hillblom, founder of the DHL Corp. courier service, ended quietly in a Seattle laboratory, where genetic testing revealed that the children had the same father.
NEWS
January 21, 1993
Members of the Beverly Hills Firemen's Assn. will present $6,200 to the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, which provides programs for burn victims, burn prevention education and burn care research throughout California. The presentation will be today at 10 a.m. at Fire Department Headquarters, 445 N. Rexford Drive. The firefighters collected the funds during their annual holiday drive .
NEWS
September 2, 1989 | Clipboard researched by Dallas M. Jackson and Rick VanderKnyff / Los Angeles Times, Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times
Union Percentage Civilian Percentage Year Members Change Labor Force Change 1987 149,800 6.8 1,319,000 -0.7 1985 140,200 12.2 1,328,600 8.0 1983 125,000 -5.5 1,230,000 13.3 1981 132,300 19.6 1,085,800 5.4 1979 110,600 -- 1,030,500 -- Source: California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Research & Statistics; California Employment Development Department
ENTERTAINMENT
September 26, 2011 | By Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times
With a dog at her feet and an advance copy of her book "Rin Tin Tin" on the table, Susan Orlean sips coffee in the backyard of the Los Angeles house she now calls home. In September, the New Yorker staff writer, whose book "The Orchid Thief" was the (sort of) basis for the film "Adaptation," left rural New York behind. For the next year, she, her husband and son will be calling themselves Angelenos, thanks partly to the movie-star dog and Orlean's responsibilities as a working mother. "I started being inflamed with the idea that Rin Tin Tin was a great story, but I didn't know what the story was, of course," says Orlean, who begins all her work with lively curiosity before plunging into the unknown.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 2009 | Shane Goldmacher
Less than four months after California leaders stitched together a patchwork budget, a projected deficit of nearly $21 billion already looms over Sacramento, according to a report to be released today by the chief budget analyst. The new figure -- the nonpartisan analyst's first projection for the coming budget -- threatens to send Sacramento back into budgetary gridlock and force more across-the-board cuts in state programs. The grim forecast, described by people who were briefed on the report by Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor, comes courtesy of California's recession-wracked economy, unrealistic budgeting assumptions, spending cuts tied up in the courts and disappearing federal stimulus funds.
NEWS
August 22, 1990 | LEE DYE, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Determined to avoid the problems that robbed California of other major scientific projects in recent years, scientists throughout the state have united in an effort to win the chance to design the world's most powerful fusion reactor and demonstrate the viability of harnessing the fuel that powers the sun. The scientists, who will present their proposal in Washington this week, are involved in a joint effort by the United States, Japan, the Soviet Union and Europe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 2010 | By Diana Marcum, Special to the Los Angeles Times
The student body president at Cal State Fresno. The drum major at UCLA. Student senators, class presidents, team captains and club officers at community colleges. Scores of student leaders across California are illegal immigrants who came to this state as children. With Congress expected to vote as early as this week on immigration reform that would give these students a pathway to legal status, a new generation of scholars who were raised in California but not born here are shedding their secrecy and speaking about their lives.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1996
Charlene Ohlrich of Port Hueneme received a program officer appointment to the California Endowment, a new foundation for health-care philanthropy. Ohlrich, a registered nurse with an extensive background in health care, was one of 10 regional program officers selected. Ohlrich will assume responsibility for the counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Inyo.
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