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September 18, 1993 | MARK LANDSBAUM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Laguna Beach doctor pleaded innocent Friday to two charges of second-degree murder for allegedly driving his car into the path of a minivan, killing a Mission Viejo couple. Internist Ronald Joseph Allen Jr., 31, also entered an innocent plea to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, causing injury, in connection with the critical injuries the couple's 11-year-old daughter suffered in the July 11 crash.
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January 8, 1994 | ELAINE TASSY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Laguna Beach doctor who collided head-on with a car carrying a Mission Viejo family, killing both parents, should not have possessed a driver's license nor a medical license, according to claims against the state filed by the family's daughters and other survivors of the crash. Dr. Ronald Joseph Allen, 31, crashed into the Minzey family as they returned from a softball game on July 11, 1993. The parents, Noreen and Mark, were killed instantly, and one daughter was critically injured.
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January 8, 1994 | ELAINE TASSY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Laguna Beach doctor who collided head-on with a car carrying a Mission Viejo family, killing both parents, should not have possessed a driver's license nor a medical license, according to claims against the state filed by the family's daughters and other survivors of the crash. Dr. Ronald Joseph Allen, 31, crashed into the Minzey family as they returned from a softball game on July 11, 1993. The parents, Noreen and Mark, were killed instantly, and one daughter was critically injured.
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September 18, 1993 | MARK LANDSBAUM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Laguna Beach doctor pleaded innocent Friday to two charges of second-degree murder for allegedly driving his car into the path of a minivan, killing a Mission Viejo couple. Internist Ronald Joseph Allen Jr., 31, also entered an innocent plea to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, causing injury, in connection with the critical injuries the couple's 11-year-old daughter suffered in the July 11 crash.
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August 19, 1990
An 18-year-old was fatally shot in the head and stomach early Saturday morning in Tierrasanta, police said. Donnie Frank Fisher, of the 2800 block of Elm Tree Court in Spring Valley, died at 10:47 a.m. at Sharp Memorial Hospital from severe head injuries. Police found Fisher after responding to reports of a burglary shortly after 2 a.m. in the 10800 block of Tierrasanta Blvd., they said.
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December 2, 2001
Jennie Eileen McDonald / Ronald Joseph Harden Charles K. McDonald of La Mirada and Cynthia McDonald of Corona del Mar announced the engagement of their daughter Jennie Eileen McDonald to Ronald Joseph Harden. The bride-elect received her bachelor's degree in interior design from Cal State Long Beach. She works at LPA Architects in Irvine. The bridegroom is the son of Carol Harden of Sacramento. A former U.S. Marine, he works at Presstek Inc. in Connecticut. A fall wedding is planned.
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September 18, 1993 | MARK LANDSBAUM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Laguna Beach doctor pleaded not guilty Friday to two charges of murder for allegedly swerving his car into the path of a minivan, killing a Mission Viejo couple. Ronald Joseph Allen Jr., 31, also entered a not guilty plea to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and causing injury in connection with the critical injuries that the couple's 11-year-old daughter suffered in the July 11 crash.
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December 17, 1993 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Laguna Beach physician, already charged with second-degree murder in the auto crash death of a Mission Viejo couple, was sued Thursday for $30 million by their children. The suit filed here alleges that internist Ronald Joseph Allen, 31, was intoxicated on drugs and alcohol at the time of the crash. The suit also names the car rental company that rented Allen the car he was driving at the time of the accident. Allen has been bound over for trial next year on the criminal charges.
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July 4, 1997
An appeals court upheld second-degree murder convictions against a Laguna Beach physician who crashed his car while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, killing a Mission Viejo couple and injuring three other passengers. Ronald Joseph Allen, 35, who specialized in treating patients with AIDS, was convicted in December 1994 and sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for the July 1993 crash that claimed the lives of Mark and Noreen Minzey.
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March 16, 1985 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
Firefighters used special equipment to rescue two men from a crumpled auto after a cross-over collision Friday morning in Irvine left one motorist dead, authorities said. Ronald Joseph Baker, 30, of Riverside died of massive internal injuries after he drove his car into oncoming, rush-hour traffic on Irvine Center Drive, colliding with another vehicle, police said.
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March 30, 1994 | ANNA CEKOLA
The softball fields at De Portola Elementary School were named this weekend in memory of Mark and Noreen Minzey, who were killed in a head-on collision by an alleged drunk driver last July while returning home from their daughter Karie's softball all-star game. An emotion-filled ceremony to name the fields was held before a crowd of 1,200 Saturday that had gathered for the 22nd annual opening day of the Mission de Oro Bobby Sox League.
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February 12, 2004 | Lisa Richardson, Times Staff Writer
Ronald Joseph, executive director of the Medical Board of California for eight years, has left the agency that regulates the state's 115,000 doctors. On Wednesday he started as chief deputy director of the Department of General Services, where, according to a statement by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, his "insight and management experience will be invaluable." Joseph, 55, could not be reached for comment.
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