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July 26, 1994 | ALAN EYERLY
Firefighters will be able to provide improved response to emergencies in the rugged Carbon Canyon area under a new aid agreement that spans the Orange-San Bernardino county line. The Brea Fire Department in Orange County and the Chino Valley Independent Fire District in San Bernardino County have agreed to respond simultaneously to fires and serious traffic accidents in the brush-covered, hazard-prone canyon, regardless of where the problem is.
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September 23, 2000 | SCOTT GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kenneth J. Walsh, a former landfill company executive convicted in a San Bernardino County government corruption case, was sentenced Friday to 18 months in federal prison--the stiffest sentence yet handed out in a series of scandals. In the mid-1990s, Walsh, 53, of Carlsbad, made his mark in San Bernardino County with what was the traditional way at the time--through bribes. He made payments to the county's then-chief executive while his company received $20 million in public business.
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September 23, 2000 | SCOTT GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kenneth J. Walsh, a former landfill company executive convicted in a San Bernardino County government corruption case, was sentenced Friday to 18 months in federal prison--the stiffest sentence yet handed out in a series of scandals. In the mid-1990s, Walsh, 53, of Carlsbad, made his mark in San Bernardino County with what was the traditional way at the time--through bribes. He made payments to the county's then-chief executive while his company received $20 million in public business.
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October 28, 1999 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG and TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Four former high-ranking San Bernardino County officials and three businessmen have agreed to plead guilty in a bribery scandal involving the award of millions of dollars in county contracts, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. At the center of the scam is James J. Hlawek, the county's former chief administrative officer, who has admitted taking payoffs to secure contracts for a waste management company, a financial services firm and a personnel consultant.
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October 28, 1999 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG and TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Four former high-ranking San Bernardino County officials and three businessmen have agreed to plead guilty in a bribery scandal involving the award of millions of dollars in county contracts, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. At the center of the scam is James J. Hlawek, the county's former chief administrative officer, who has admitted taking payoffs to secure contracts for a waste management company, a financial services firm and a personnel consultant.
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March 20, 1989 | TRACEY KAPLAN, Times Staff Writer
Evicted from its traditional site in Los Angeles County and rebuffed in an attempt to relocate in Ventura County, the Renaissance Pleasure Faire apparently has found a new home at last--in San Bernardino County. The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will vote today on a proposal to hold the colorful annual re-creation of Elizabethan England this spring in a park 55 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 28, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The promoter of a three-day rock festival scheduled to open Saturday at Glen Helen Regional Park accused San Bernardino County officials on Monday of attempting to undermine his event. Michael Scafuto, promoter of Rock 'n' Roll's Main Event, alleged that his organization was denied access to the park and could not begin preparing for the festival because the San Bernardino County Parks Department violated his contract and rented the grounds to a second promoter last weekend.
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April 4, 2000
The first of seven defendants who pleaded guilty in a bribery scandal involving millions of dollars of San Bernardino County government contracts was sentenced Monday to six months in federal custody. Ronald Canham, a 51-year-old management consultant from San Diego, was ordered to spend three months in prison and three months in a halfway house and pay $14,000 in restitution and fines. Canham pleaded guilty last year to paying a $10,000 cash bribe to James J.
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January 27, 2009 | Joe Mozingo
Jimmie Rizzo puts a lump of chaw in his lip and picks his way into a ravine below a home in Redlands. Through a wrought-iron fence, a French bulldog named Phoebe yips, snorts and wheezes in her rhinestone collar. Rizzo tells her to shut up. He's here to help. For years, coyotes have fed on pets in this hilltop neighborhood. When residents complain to the county, the county calls Rizzo.
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August 1, 1986 | TRACY WOOD and ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writers and
Gov. George Deukmejian's campaign war chest was bulging with nearly $5.1 million at the end of June, more than 10 times the amount in the coffers of his Democratic opponent, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, according to campaign finance figures made public Thursday. Bradley, who has been hampered in his gubernatorial bid by a shortage of money, had just $504,268 in the bank at the end of the most recent campaign reporting period, a Bradley aide said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1994 | ALAN EYERLY
Firefighters will be able to provide improved response to emergencies in the rugged Carbon Canyon area under a new aid agreement that spans the Orange-San Bernardino county line. The Brea Fire Department in Orange County and the Chino Valley Independent Fire District in San Bernardino County have agreed to respond simultaneously to fires and serious traffic accidents in the brush-covered, hazard-prone canyon, regardless of where the problem is.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 28, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The promoter of a three-day rock festival scheduled to open Saturday at Glen Helen Regional Park accused San Bernardino County officials on Monday of attempting to undermine his event. Michael Scafuto, promoter of Rock 'n' Roll's Main Event, alleged that his organization was denied access to the park and could not begin preparing for the festival because the San Bernardino County Parks Department violated his contract and rented the grounds to a second promoter last weekend.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 1989 | TRACEY KAPLAN, Times Staff Writer
Evicted from its traditional site in Los Angeles County and rebuffed in an attempt to relocate in Ventura County, the Renaissance Pleasure Faire apparently has found a new home at last--in San Bernardino County. The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will vote today on a proposal to hold the colorful annual re-creation of Elizabethan England this spring in a park 55 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
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