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November 8, 1990 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A live-in assistant hired to help care for an ailing Redondo Beach man went to police on the day the invalid died and reported that a doctor had given the man a lethal injection, court documents released Wednesday say. After taking a statement from caretaker Louis Walters Jr., who gave investigators an empty container of a sedative he said the doctor used, police searched the home where Melvin Seifert, 79, died on Oct.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1990 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A live-in assistant hired to help care for an ailing Redondo Beach man went to police on the day the invalid died and reported that a doctor had given the man a lethal injection, court documents released Wednesday say. After taking a statement from caretaker Louis Walters Jr., who gave investigators an empty container of a sedative he said the doctor used, police searched the home where Melvin Seifert, 79, died on Oct.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1990 | HECTOR TOBAR and JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
On her 75th birthday and slightly more than 24 hours after police raided her home, a Redondo Beach woman was released from jail Monday after declining to answer police questions about the death of her 79-year-old husband, investigators said. Mary Seifert was arrested Sunday and booked for investigation of murder in the death Saturday morning of Melvin Seifert, who police said died at his home of an "injected overdose of a controlled substance."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1990 | HECTOR TOBAR and JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
On her 75th birthday and slightly more than 24 hours after police raided her home, a Redondo Beach woman was released from jail Monday after declining to answer police questions about the death of her 79-year-old husband, investigators said. Mary Seifert was arrested Sunday and booked for investigation of murder in the death Saturday morning of Melvin Seifert, who police said died at his home of an "injected overdose of a controlled substance."
BUSINESS
November 18, 2006 | From the Associated Press
The New York Mercantile Exchange's stock more than doubled in value in its first day of public trading Friday as investors eagerly snapped up the commodity futures exchange's initial public offering. Nymex Holdings Inc. closed at $132.99 a share after being sold at a higher-than-expected $59 late Thursday. The stock opened at $120 on Friday morning on the New York Stock Exchange and rose as high as $152.
BUSINESS
July 18, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Amid surging energy prices, the owner of the world's largest energy futures marketplace wants to go public. Nymex Holdings Inc., parent of the New York Mercantile Exchange, said it planned to sell $250 million of stock in an initial public offering. The long-expected announcement was in a filing the company made with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.
SPORTS
February 1, 2007 | Lance Pugmire, Times Staff Writer
Floyd Mayweather Sr., replaced as Oscar De La Hoya's trainer a day earlier, said Wednesday that his $2-million demand to prepare De La Hoya to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. was legitimate, not excessive. "Oscar told me he wasn't going to pay it," Mayweather said. "I told him, 'Find someone else, have a good day.' If you want me to help you destroy my son, you're going to pay me. And pay me well." Mayweather Sr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 1990 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Redondo Beach woman will spend her 75th birthday in jail today, arrested along with a doctor for investigation of murder in the overdose death of her ailing husband, police said. Mary Seifert was arrested Sunday morning at her Redondo Beach home, where she slept on a cot next to the hospital bed where her 79-year-old husband had died the morning before. Dr. Richard Schaeffer, 69, Melvin Seifert's longtime physician, was arrested at his home in Rolling Hills Estates, police said.
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November 6, 1991 | JANET RAE-DUPREE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prosecutors have decided not to file murder charges against a Redondo Beach woman and doctor they had suspected of mercy killing in the death of the woman's 79-year-old husband last year. Mary Seifert and Dr. Richard Schaeffer have maintained that they were only trying to ease the pain of Seifert's husband, Melvin, when Schaeffer administered an injection of a sedative on Oct. 27, 1990.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 15, 1996 | SHAUNA SNOW
POP/ROCK Stones' 'Circus' Finally Arrives: The Rolling Stones' ambitious "Rock and Roll Circus" film will get its premiere--28 years after it was shot--at the New York Film Festival on Oct. 12 and 13. The film, with performances in a fantasy circus setting by the Who, Yoko Ono, Marianne Faithful and Jethro Tull as well as the Stones, was left unedited after the death of Stones guitarist Brian Jones in 1969. Allen B.
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June 6, 2002 | JOSEF WOODARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Art City: Even the name seems like something out of a dream, some ironic utopian vision of a community in which art and the muse rule. It could trigger flashbacks to the '60s counterculture or the wide-eyed idealism of Bauhaus. But Art City was a reality, if a humble and funky entity, for many years in Ventura. A vital gallery and studio enclave on the fringe between Ventura and the Ventura River, Art City ended in January, due to a shift in property usage.
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