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February 3, 1991
Letter writers Jerry Patterson and Robert Burton, I'm sure, believe in that old racial slur, "If the Sioux don't like it, they can go back to where they came from." GINGER CREWS Reseda
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January 6, 2002 | PATRICK GILES
Around the time Andrew Solomon's essay on depression, "Anatomy of Melancholy," appeared in the New Yorker, a neighbor jumped from the roof of my apartment building. All that winter afternoon, policemen came and went with a loud offhandedness; suicide is part of their job, after all.
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March 21, 2001
Robert E. Burton, 72, a member of the state Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. Less known than his brothers, state Senate President Pro Tem John Burton (D-San Francisco) and the late U.S. Rep. Phillip Burton, Robert was also known for his political activity in California. Together, the three brothers were players in the so-called Burton machine, which dominated San Francisco politics for two decades. Burton was appointed to the workers' compensation post by Gov. Gray Davis two years ago.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 2001
Robert E. Burton, 72, a member of the state Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. Less known than his brothers, state Senate President Pro Tem John Burton (D-San Francisco) and the late U.S. Rep. Phillip Burton, Robert was also known for his political activity in California. Together, the three brothers were players in the so-called Burton machine, which dominated San Francisco politics for two decades. Burton was appointed to the workers' compensation post by Gov. Gray Davis two years ago.
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November 4, 1996 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Deep in the Sierra foothills, at the end of a twisting road, lies Apollo--an oasis of high culture in the outback. A mock French chateau houses a museum and library stuffed with rare art and books. A vineyard on terraced hillsides produces award-winning wines.
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January 6, 2002 | PATRICK GILES
Around the time Andrew Solomon's essay on depression, "Anatomy of Melancholy," appeared in the New Yorker, a neighbor jumped from the roof of my apartment building. All that winter afternoon, policemen came and went with a loud offhandedness; suicide is part of their job, after all.
NEWS
March 1, 1991 | JUDITH FREEMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some of our most able witnesses of the human condition in the history of literature have been doctors: Rabelais, Chekhov, William Carlos Williams, Montaigne, Oliver Wendell HolmesJ. Cronin, Somerset Maugham. Even a partial list is impressive and suggests the variety within the ranks of doctor-writers. Robert A.
BUSINESS
January 4, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Moore Corp., a maker of business forms, said it plans to cut about 1,400 jobs, or 10% of its work force, mostly at the company's main U.S. operations in Bannockburn, Ill. Moore, which is based in Toronto, said it expects the cuts to reduce expenses by about $100 million in the next 12 to 18 months. The decision comes a month after Moore named Robert Burton, former head of printer World Color Press Inc., as its president and chief executive, replacing Ed Tyler, who quit on Dec. 11.
BUSINESS
March 28, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Union Shareholder Group Seeks Kmart Sale: The Kmart Independent Shareholders' Committee, which represents ownership of about 520,000 Kmart shares, made the proposal in a preliminary proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The group said it wants the Troy, Mich.-based discount retailer to explore a sale or merger of the struggling company.
NEWS
September 2, 1988
Three security guards were shot--two of them fatally--in separate incidents in the Los Angeles area late last night and early this morning, police said today. Henry Wong, 40, a Los Angeles County marshal, was slain while moonlighting as a security guard at an Alhambra restaurant this morning. There was no known motive and the restaurant was not robbed, police said.
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November 4, 1996 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Deep in the Sierra foothills, at the end of a twisting road, lies Apollo--an oasis of high culture in the outback. A mock French chateau houses a museum and library stuffed with rare art and books. A vineyard on terraced hillsides produces award-winning wines.
NEWS
March 1, 1991 | JUDITH FREEMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some of our most able witnesses of the human condition in the history of literature have been doctors: Rabelais, Chekhov, William Carlos Williams, Montaigne, Oliver Wendell HolmesJ. Cronin, Somerset Maugham. Even a partial list is impressive and suggests the variety within the ranks of doctor-writers. Robert A.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 3, 1991
Letter writers Jerry Patterson and Robert Burton, I'm sure, believe in that old racial slur, "If the Sioux don't like it, they can go back to where they came from." GINGER CREWS Reseda
NEWS
February 6, 1998
Dr. Robert Burton Drury, 82, who implemented community mental health care in Orange County. A native of Tacoma, Wash., Drury grew up in Whittier and studied at Whittier College and USC School of Medicine. He practiced in Whittier for 20 years, serving as chief of staff at Murphy Memorial Hospital. Moving into mental health, he was a psychiatric resident, assistant superintendent and chief of professional education at Metropolitan State Hospital in Norwalk.
BUSINESS
July 7, 1999 | LESLIE EARNEST, Leslie Earnest covers retail businesses for The Times. She can be reached at (714) 966-7832 and at leslie.earnest@latimes.com
Brea-based Krause's Furniture Inc. also is in a growth phase, opening a new showroom last week in the Best Plaza Shopping Center in Cerritos. It's the fifth Krause's to open since Feb. 1. "This is part of our ongoing expansion program--where we're on track to open 20 to 25 stores per year for the foreseeable future," Chief Financial Officer Robert A. Burton said. The company launched its expansion program in 1997. "We were a little bit slow starting," Burton said, "but now we're cranking."
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