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March 25, 2000
A memorial service for Richard Fulton, the founder of 5th Street Dick's, a jazz coffeehouse in the Crenshaw district, will be held at 11 a.m. April 1 at 4337 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles. Fulton died of throat cancer March 18 at 56.
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March 25, 2000
A memorial service for Richard Fulton, the founder of 5th Street Dick's, a jazz coffeehouse in the Crenshaw district, will be held at 11 a.m. April 1 at 4337 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles. Fulton died of throat cancer March 18 at 56.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 2000 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He pulled himself out of a skid row gutter, but never even tried to disguise his past. He embraced it as the caldron that had shaped him, that had given him new life. And he made it part of his name. Richard "5th Street Dick" Fulton rose from skid row to open a landmark jazz coffeehouse in Los Angeles' Leimert Park arts community. His logo was a homeless man pushing a shopping cart, and he adopted "5th Street," the name of skid row's main drag.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 2000 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He pulled himself out of a skid row gutter, but never even tried to disguise his past. He embraced it as the caldron that had shaped him, that had given him new life. And he made it part of his name. Richard "5th Street Dick" Fulton rose from skid row to open a landmark jazz coffeehouse in Los Angeles' Leimert Park arts community. His logo was a homeless man pushing a shopping cart, and he adopted "5th Street," the name of skid row's main drag.
MAGAZINE
September 1, 1996 | Emory Holmes\f7 II
It was just a typical Friday night on West 43rd Place and Degnan, but it certainly looked like an event. The glowing cultural hub of Leimert Park was crowded with cars and limos and the tables on the sidewalk in front of 5th Street Dick's were filled with couples and friends sampling coffees and sharing sock-it-to-me cake or sweet potato cobbler.
NEWS
August 8, 1986
Former Tennessee Gov. Winfield Dunn won the Republican nomination for his old job, and state House Speaker Ned McWherter defeated four rivals in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, in which the three leading candidates spent more than $7 million. Dunn, who held office from 1971 to 1975, easily swept to victory, amassing 120,601 votes, or 94%, with 56% of precincts reporting. Hubert Patty, a Maryville lawyer, and Charles G.
NEWS
August 7, 1987 | United Press International
Nashville voters narrowly rejected pari-mutuel betting on horse races Thursday, and Democratic Rep. Bill Boner outpolled eight other candidates in a mayoral election but faces a runoff against businessman Phil Bredesen. With 100% of the vote counted, the proposal to allow betting on horse racing was defeated by a vote of 62,840 to 62,145. Pari-mutuel gambling was authorized on a local option basis by the Tennessee General Assembly this year but strongly opposed by the state's clergy. The Rev.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1985 | Gary Jarlson
An amnesty program for parents delinquent in child-support payments got off to a slow start Monday, but officials are confident things will pick up soon. "We were not exactly inundated," said Deputy Dist. Atty. Richard Fulton, coordinator of the program that is being run in conjunction with similar operations in five other counties. Fulton said there were about 10 calls to a hot line at (714) 834-4600 and several persons made inquiries at the district attorney's family support office.
BUSINESS
March 27, 1990
A Dallas investor has acquired an option to purchase 24% of American Restaurants Corp., a restaurant operator based in Ventura. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, investor David L. Osborn said he was granted an option to purchase 1.2 million shares from American Restaurants Chairman Richard F. Fulton Jr. for $1.50 a share, or $1.8 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 1996 | MAKI BECKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Artists who claim they were raided by police Jan. 5 at a Crenshaw district music and arts center showed videotaped footage at a news conference Thursday that they claimed illustrated excessive police force. Two men were arrested and four officers suffered minor injuries during what police described as a confrontation between 150 patrons and 60 officers in riot gear at Kaos Network in Leimert Park Village.
MAGAZINE
September 1, 1996 | Emory Holmes\f7 II
It was just a typical Friday night on West 43rd Place and Degnan, but it certainly looked like an event. The glowing cultural hub of Leimert Park was crowded with cars and limos and the tables on the sidewalk in front of 5th Street Dick's were filled with couples and friends sampling coffees and sharing sock-it-to-me cake or sweet potato cobbler.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1993 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A convicted serial rapist who served a fraction of his 20-years-to-life prison term for attacks he committed in the early 1970s has been charged with sexual battery and assault with intent to commit rape, officials said Thursday. Robert Glen Wold, 43, of Huntington Beach was dubbed "the Downtown Rapist" after a series of attacks from 1971 to 1973 in the downtown Huntington Beach area, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 1996 | MAKI BECKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Artists who claim they were raided by police Jan. 5 at a Crenshaw district music and arts center showed videotaped footage at a news conference Thursday that they claimed illustrated excessive police force. Two men were arrested and four officers suffered minor injuries during what police described as a confrontation between 150 patrons and 60 officers in riot gear at Kaos Network in Leimert Park Village.
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