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October 25, 2001 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a drafty old cathedral, a priest in a pointed hat on Wednesday swung a tray of smoking incense and said a prayer. Shrouded women dropped to their knees in front of him, whispered in a mixture of Arabic and Greek, and wiped away tears. Here in one of Egypt's oldest Coptic churches, mourners had come to pay their respects to a grocer killed 7,600 miles away.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1998
The International City/County Management Assn., an organization of more than 8,000 local government administrators, has given San Gabriel City Manager P. Michael Paules this year's Award for Local Government Education. Each year the Washington-based group recognizes communities and their administrators for creative contributions to government management.
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October 9, 1998 | JULIE HA and PETER Y. HONG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Evan Wilson has spent the last three months leaning back, on a 40-foot-high scaffold, painting the ceiling of the historic San Gabriel Civic Auditorium in its original blue, orange, red and gold hues. When the 71-year-old auditorium reopens tonight as the intended cornerstone of San Gabriel's downtown renewal, Wilson said, he has one wish. "I just want people to look up," said the leader of a 12-artist restoration crew. "I want them to run into each other because they're looking at the ceiling."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1995
Gone are the days when the monthly water bill was a drop in the bucket for Claremont and San Gabriel homeowners. Southern California Water Co., which serves about 21,000 customers in both cities, is seeking state approval to hike rates by more than 50% in Claremont and 36% in San Gabriel. Under the proposal, the average Claremont customer would pay an extra $13.49 per month next year. In San Gabriel, customers would pay an extra $3.88 per month next year.
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October 29, 1991 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite the discovery of six Mediterranean fruit flies this month, state and county officials Monday agreed to keep their eradication efforts on the ground for now. After conferring with the Medfly Advisory Panel, a group of scientists and other experts, state and county agricultural officials said they would step up ground spraying of the pesticide malathion in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles and in the city of San Gabriel, where a Medfly was recently discovered.
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