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August 6, 1990 | BERKLEY HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Environmentalists in the San Gabriel Valley call their fight against local water officials a historic battle over "hearts, minds and faucets." For their part, the water officials say they simply want the power to do a job that has taken far too long: the complicated and expensive cleanup of one of the West's worst water pollution problems.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 13, 1996
In a suit against Pasadena police, two local business owners and an associate have accused officers of detaining them at gunpoint without cause and using excessive force and racial epithets. The lawsuit, filed this week by Thomas Rogers II, Kirk Adkins and Stacy Cowan, contends that Officer Jason Clawson and other unnamed officers used unreasonable force and conducted an improper search "that resulted in extreme physical and emotional pain" last April 12.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 1989
Citing fears about contamination of San Gabriel Valley water, a group of water suppliers voted Wednesday to appeal the state Water Resources Control Board's decision to permit expansion of an Azusa trash dump. The nine-member board of the Main San Gabriel Valley Basin Watermaster voted unanimously to seek a court injunction and to appeal. Chairman Linn E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1995
A female police officer is suing the city of La Verne and Police Chief Ron Ingels, claiming discrimination and sexual harassment. The lawsuit, filed by Senior Officer Barbara Wiggins in Pomona Superior Court last Friday, comes two months after an outside investigator hired by the city found no evidence of widespread harassment in the department. Wiggins, one of four female officers on the La Verne force, is seeking a court order to bar discrimination.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1995
A former La Puente high school student has filed an $18-million lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, alleging that a deputy stuck a loaded gun in his ear and then pulled the trigger. The weapon did not discharge and the student was uninjured. Deputy Edward Teel, 41, resigned his post in March at the sheriff's City of Industry substation as part of a no contest plea to a criminal charge related to misuse of authority.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 13, 1996
In a suit against Pasadena police, two local business owners and an associate have accused officers of detaining them at gunpoint without cause and using excessive force and racial epithets. The lawsuit, filed this week by Thomas Rogers II, Kirk Adkins and Stacy Cowan, contends that Officer Jason Clawson and other unnamed officers used unreasonable force and conducted an improper search "that resulted in extreme physical and emotional pain" last April 12.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1995
A female police officer is suing the city of La Verne and Police Chief Ron Ingels, claiming discrimination and sexual harassment. The lawsuit, filed by Senior Officer Barbara Wiggins in Pomona Superior Court last Friday, comes two months after an outside investigator hired by the city found no evidence of widespread harassment in the department. Wiggins, one of four female officers on the La Verne force, is seeking a court order to bar discrimination.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1995
A former La Puente high school student has filed an $18-million lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, alleging that a deputy stuck a loaded gun in his ear and then pulled the trigger. The weapon did not discharge and the student was uninjured. Deputy Edward Teel, 41, resigned his post in March at the sheriff's City of Industry substation as part of a no contest plea to a criminal charge related to misuse of authority.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1990 | BERKLEY HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Environmentalists in the San Gabriel Valley call their fight against local water officials a historic battle over "hearts, minds and faucets." For their part, the water officials say they simply want the power to do a job that has taken far too long: the complicated and expensive cleanup of one of the West's worst water pollution problems.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 1989
Citing fears about contamination of San Gabriel Valley water, a group of water suppliers voted Wednesday to appeal the state Water Resources Control Board's decision to permit expansion of an Azusa trash dump. The nine-member board of the Main San Gabriel Valley Basin Watermaster voted unanimously to seek a court injunction and to appeal. Chairman Linn E.
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