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July 29, 1989 | CLAIRE SPIEGEL, Times Staff Writer
Riverside General Hospital was accused this week by state health officials of improperly medicating and underfeeding sick patients, as well as violating standard hospital practices necessary to prevent infection and assure quality medical care. An investigation of the 352-bed county hospital in Riverside was undertaken after an analysis of nationwide Medicare mortality data ranked Riverside and several other California hospitals in the bottom 50 of 5,577 hospitals nationwide.
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NEWS
July 29, 1989 | CLAIRE SPIEGEL, Times Staff Writer
Riverside General Hospital was accused this week by state health officials of improperly medicating and underfeeding sick patients, as well as violating standard hospital practices necessary to prevent infection and assure quality medical care. An investigation of the 352-bed county hospital in Riverside was undertaken after an analysis of nationwide Medicare mortality data ranked Riverside and several other California hospitals in the bottom 50 of 5,577 hospitals nationwide.
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ENTERTAINMENT
February 20, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Howard Johnson, 63, a trainer of exotic animals for use in films, television and stage shows, was attacked and killed by a camel Wednesday at his compound in the Riverside County community of Mead Valley. Johnson apparently was handling the camel in a corral when the animal pinned him on the ground. He died of his injuries at Riverside General Hospital, said his brother.
NEWS
May 9, 1989
Eight of 25 children headed for a Riverside junior high school were slightly injured when a truck rig slammed into their school bus, authorities said. The injured youngsters, ranging in age from 12 to 14, were taken to three hospitals, but Riverside County Fire Capt. Gary Vanderhorst said all the injuries were minor. Truck driver Carter McGhee, 30, and a passenger, John Rossi, 24, were taken to Riverside General Hospital, where Rossi was treated and released. McGhee was in good condition with undisclosed injuries.
NEWS
May 9, 1989
Eight of 25 children headed for a Riverside junior high school were slightly injured when a truck rig slammed into their school bus, authorities said. The injured youngsters, ranging in age from 12 to 14, were taken to three hospitals, but Riverside County Fire Capt. Gary Vanderhorst said all the injuries were minor. Truck driver Carter McGhee, 30, and a passenger, John Rossi, 24, were taken to Riverside General Hospital, where Rossi was treated and released. McGhee was in good condition with undisclosed injuries.
NEWS
April 7, 1987
Warren James Bland pleaded innocent in Riverside County Superior Court to charges that he killed 7-year-old Phoebe Ho, who disappeared while walking to school in her South Pasadena neighborhood. A preliminary hearing was not immediately set for the 51-year-old convicted child molester. Bland was shot Feb. 9 while fleeing police in San Diego. He is being held without bail after his recovery at Riverside General Hospital.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 1986 | MARK LANDSBAUM, Times Staff Writer
About 1,000 friends and law enforcement officers from throughout Southern California paid tribute Thursday to Corona Police Officer Patricia Dwyer, who was shot to death in a freeway altercation. Mrs. Dwyer, 45, killed last Friday night while off duty and helping to transport her son to a Riverside hospital, was eulogized as a loving and compassionate woman, dedicated to her friends, family and profession. "We are family," Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1985 | From Associated Press
Richard Stanley Scott began his professional career as a physician, saving battered bodies in a hospital emergency room. Today, as an attorney, he helps people end their lives. Scott's efforts usually grab headlines. He represented quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia in her unsuccessful fight to starve to death. Another client, terminally ill William F. Bartling, wanted to be disconnected from life-support systems. Scott won that legal battle seven weeks after the patient died.
NEWS
April 6, 1987 | From Associated Press
Warren James Bland of Alhambra pleaded innocent in Riverside today to charges he killed 7-year-old Phoebe Ho, who disappeared while walking to school in her South Pasadena neighborhood. A preliminary hearing was not immediately set for the 51-year-old convicted child molester. Bland was shot Feb. 9 while fleeing police in San Diego. Following his recovery at Riverside General Hospital, he is being held without bail at Riverside County Jail.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 19, 1985
The death of an elderly driver apparently was caused by heart failure, not by injuries he suffered when his car jumped a curb and hit a light pole, a spokeswoman for the Riverside County coroner said Wednesday. Miles O. Schafer, 70, of Corona died Tuesday night at Riverside General Hospital, eight hours after his car crashed into a pole beside East Grand Boulevard between 9th and 10th streets in central Corona.
NEWS
April 7, 1987
Warren James Bland pleaded innocent in Riverside County Superior Court to charges that he killed 7-year-old Phoebe Ho, who disappeared while walking to school in her South Pasadena neighborhood. A preliminary hearing was not immediately set for the 51-year-old convicted child molester. Bland was shot Feb. 9 while fleeing police in San Diego. He is being held without bail after his recovery at Riverside General Hospital.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 20, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Howard Johnson, 63, a trainer of exotic animals for use in films, television and stage shows, was attacked and killed by a camel Wednesday at his compound in the Riverside County community of Mead Valley. Johnson apparently was handling the camel in a corral when the animal pinned him on the ground. He died of his injuries at Riverside General Hospital, said his brother.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 1986 | MARK LANDSBAUM, Times Staff Writer
About 1,000 friends and law enforcement officers from throughout Southern California paid tribute Thursday to Corona Police Officer Patricia Dwyer, who was shot to death in a freeway altercation. Mrs. Dwyer, 45, killed last Friday night while off duty and helping to transport her son to a Riverside hospital, was eulogized as a loving and compassionate woman, dedicated to her friends, family and profession. "We are family," Lt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1985 | From Associated Press
Richard Stanley Scott began his professional career as a physician, saving battered bodies in a hospital emergency room. Today, as an attorney, he helps people end their lives. Scott's efforts usually grab headlines. He represented quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia in her unsuccessful fight to starve to death. Another client, terminally ill William F. Bartling, wanted to be disconnected from life-support systems. Scott won that legal battle seven weeks after the patient died.
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