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March 26, 1987
A bill to overhaul the South Coast Air Quality Management District board and give it broad new authority to clean up the air--including power to ban big trucks from freeways during rush hours--ran into a wall of opposition during its first hearing in the state Senate. An industry group, Los Angeles city and county officials, and Southern California Edison Co. oppose the measure. It is backed by environmental groups.
NEWS
December 25, 1988 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
Postpartum psychosis specialists said Saturday that a judge's dramatic reversal of an Anaheim woman's murder conviction bolsters calls for a program to increase understanding of the disease. Legislation drafted this month by state Sen. Robert Presley (D-Riverside) would provide money for public education programs on postpartum psychosis and for the training of law enforcement and correctional officials in spotting victims. Superior Court Judge Robert R.
NEWS
December 25, 1988 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
Postpartum psychosis specialists said Saturday that a judge's dramatic reversal of an Anaheim woman's murder conviction bolsters calls for a program to increase understanding of the disease. Legislation drafted this month by state Sen. Robert Presley (D-Riverside) would provide money for public education programs on postpartum psychosis and for the training of law enforcement and correctional officials in spotting victims. Superior Court Judge Robert R.
NEWS
January 8, 1987 | PAUL JACOBS, Times Staff Writer
In response to criticism of the South Coast Air Quality Management District's efforts to combat smog, state Sen. Robert Presley (D-Riverside) is today introducing legislation to revamp the pollution agency's board and give it authority to impose new controls 1869488227Los Angeles basin. "We have to do something or the whole basin can become unlivable," said Presley, who held a series of hearings last year on the air quality board's activity.
NEWS
November 23, 1994 | RENEE TAWA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Consider two takes on Christopher Hubbart, serial rapist. State psychologist No. 1: He is a bright, shy 43-year-old man who is trying to control his sexual urges, and is truly sorry for his 34 victims. State psychologist No. 2: He is dangerous, unable to control his sexual urges and can be counted on to rape again.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 2000
Deregulation of utilities equals unregulated corporate greed! ROBERT E. PRESLEY West Hills
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Perris Union High School District teacher Bobbie Wright, 60, was arrested Wednesday after allegedly assaulting a district official with a glass vase and a metal chair, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said. Wright was at the district office to deal with a discipline matter when she became angry and allegedly attacked the official, the department said. She was taken to the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 16, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
A Riverside County sheriff's deputy was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possessing steroids and other drugs without a prescription, authorities said. Sheriff's officials said an investigation revealed that Deputy Jack Williams had steroids, Valium and Ritalin in his car, home and on his person. He was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. Williams, who had been a deputy for two years, resigned from the Sheriff's Department after the arrest.
NEWS
March 26, 1987
A bill to overhaul the South Coast Air Quality Management District board and give it broad new authority to clean up the air--including power to ban big trucks from freeways during rush hours--ran into a wall of opposition during its first hearing in the state Senate. An industry group, Los Angeles city and county officials, and Southern California Edison Co. oppose the measure. It is backed by environmental groups.
NEWS
January 8, 1987 | PAUL JACOBS, Times Staff Writer
In response to criticism of the South Coast Air Quality Management District's efforts to combat smog, state Sen. Robert Presley (D-Riverside) is today introducing legislation to revamp the pollution agency's board and give it authority to impose new controls 1869488227Los Angeles basin. "We have to do something or the whole basin can become unlivable," said Presley, who held a series of hearings last year on the air quality board's activity.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 2006
A Desert Hot Springs police officer was arrested Thursday on suspicion of aggravated assault of a child. Dennis Decker faces multiple felony counts involving alleged sexual assault of a child, officials at the Riverside County district attorney's office said. He was taken into custody while attending a law enforcement training conference in Los Angeles. Decker has been placed on administrative leave and held at Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside on $1-million bail.
NEWS
May 20, 1992 | DAVID FREED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a deranged drifter armed with an "assault" rifle turned a Stockton schoolyard into a killing ground in 1989, California became the first state to outlaw many such weapons. Lawmakers and law enforcement officials warned that the public was endangered by the rising number of criminals armed with Uzis, MAC-10s and Rambo-style AK-47 rifles. But records show that the use of assault weapons to commit crimes is dwarfed by less exotic firearms.
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