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October 3, 1992 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gunshots that ring out at the edge of a school campus, like those that wounded a teen-ager in Santa Ana on Thursday, can pierce not only the bodies of their victims but the community's confidence that it can protect its children as they attend class each day.
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January 23, 1997 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Comparator Systems Corp., the controversial company whose stock set trading records last year before crashing amid fraud allegations, said in a government filing that it is on the verge of financial collapse and needs to raise money immediately. In a bleak financial report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, the troubled maker of fingerprint-scanning devices said its "very survival" hinges on its ability to secure an infusion of money.
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BUSINESS
January 23, 1997 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Comparator Systems Corp., the controversial company whose stock set trading records last year before crashing amid fraud allegations, said in a government filing that it is on the verge of financial collapse and needs to raise money immediately. In a bleak financial report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, the troubled maker of fingerprint-scanning devices said its "very survival" hinges on its ability to secure an infusion of money.
BUSINESS
June 15, 1996 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Christopher Cox has been dropped as a defendant in one of two lawsuits that accused him of helping to cover up the long-running Ponzi scheme at fraud-ridden First Pension Corp. when he was a private lawyer. Robb Evans of Los Angeles, the court-appointed receiver for First Pension's parent company, said Friday that he would not pursue the Orange County Superior Court complaint against the Newport Beach Republican and his former law partner at Latham & Watkins, John R. Stahr.
BUSINESS
June 15, 1996 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Christopher Cox has been dropped as a defendant in one of two lawsuits that accused him of helping to cover up the long-running Ponzi scheme at fraud-ridden First Pension Corp. when he was a private lawyer. Robb Evans of Los Angeles, the court-appointed receiver for First Pension's parent company, said Friday that he would not pursue the Orange County Superior Court complaint against the Newport Beach Republican and his former law partner at Latham & Watkins, John R. Stahr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1987
Weekend coverage of Orange County arts and entertainment makes its debut today. Inside the Sunday Calendar section of the Orange County Edition of The Times, you'll find special pages devoted to a variety of news about arts and entertainment in your area. The coverage--an addition to Orange County entertainment stories that appear in the daily Calendar section--will include pop and classical music, art, dance and theater.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1991
Residents in the Rossmoor area who did not receive mail Friday are advised by police to be patient. Police received a call at 2:40 p.m. Friday reporting that three men were breaking into a U.S. Postal Service truck in the 4300 block of Howard Street. The men were seen loading mail into a silver Nissan, Sgt. James Jessen said. Officers spotted the suspects soon afterward in an alley, Jessen said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1992 | LILY DIZON
The Orange County Bar Assn. has earmarked $10,000 for its homeless task force to assist in efforts to place transients in temporary housing. The much-needed funds will be used by the task force to help the county-based Shelter for the Homeless with its Operation Fresh Start. That program's goal is to place more than 400 homeless people in temporary living quarters before Santa Ana's anti-camping ordinance takes effect in September. Part of the money will be used for an Aug.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1992
Physicist Edward Teller, perhaps best known as the "father of the hydrogen bomb" and his advocacy of the "Star Wars" space defense program, will talk about technology and peace tonight at UC Irvine. Teller will speak at 7 p.m. in the Physical Sciences Lecture Hall on campus. The lecture, sponsored by the university's Global Peace and Conflict Studies student group, is free for students and $3 for the public.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1998
The biggest beach rescue days aren't the ones with huge surf but sunny days with warm water and medium surf that lull beach-goers into a false sense of security. Orange County lifeguards--who rescued more than 15,000 people last year--try to anticipate trouble by evaluating beach-goers' water skills. Teens and young adults most often misjudge their swimming abilities. Lifeguards make five preventive warnings for every rescue. But when they spot danger, here's how they swing into action: 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1992 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gunshots that ring out at the edge of a school campus, like those that wounded a teen-ager in Santa Ana on Thursday, can pierce not only the bodies of their victims but the community's confidence that it can protect its children as they attend class each day.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 2007 | David Reyes and Seema Mehta, Times Staff Writers
A three-week lockdown at a high-security Orange County jail -- triggered by racially charged fights between inmates -- is drawing protests from prisoners who say authorities are being heavy-handed by stripping them of basic privileges. But Orange County Sheriff's Department officials said the get-tough treatment was needed to keep violence from continuing or spreading to other jail facilities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 2001
The cowardly attack of Sept. 11 has brought the horrors of terrorism to the forefront of our daily lives. All Americans now share common concerns. I have worked closely with all law enforcement agencies to increase security throughout Orange County. Our cooperative efforts have raised safety to an unprecedented level. We placed our personnel and resources on full tactical alert following the terrorist attacks. We activated the county emergency operations center and public hotline. Working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, we have provided a coordinated response to heighten our state of readiness to an unparalleled level.
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