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July 2, 1993 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Simi Valley's highest-ranking African-American police officer has filed a federal anti-discrimination lawsuit against the city, alleging that he has been stuck for 16 years at the rank of sergeant because of his race. Sgt. James W. Payne, 59, had the suit served on Simi Valley officials Tuesday, charging that the department repeatedly failed to promote him or transfer him to a more desirable sergeant's position because he is black. The lawsuit, filed in U.S.
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April 11, 2001 | ANNA GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Simi Valley agreed Tuesday to pay $320,000 to a woman whose skull was fractured when a truck slammed into her vehicle during a high-speed police chase. The settlement, authorized by the City Council on Monday night, came the day that jury selection was set to begin in a civil trial. Mark Hiepler, the attorney for crash victim Shelley Padalecki, said he was convinced that he could have gotten a higher award if a jury heard the case.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1990
The Simi Valley City Council decided Tuesday night not to sue Los Angeles to block the $2-billion Porter Ranch development in Chatsworth because council members said their concerns about traffic and smog have been resolved. Councilman Bill Davis said the council had been assured by the city of Los Angeles and Porter Ranch Development Co. that the Simi Valley Freeway would get a fourth lane before occupany permits are issued for 4.5 million square feet of commercial and retail space.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1993 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Simi Valley's highest-ranking African-American police officer has filed a federal anti-discrimination lawsuit against the city, alleging that he has been stuck for 16 years at the rank of sergeant because of his race. Sgt. James W. Payne, 59, had the suit served on Simi Valley officials Tuesday, charging that the department repeatedly failed to promote him or transfer him to a more desirable sergeant's position because he is black. The lawsuit, filed in U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1993 | MACK REED
A former Simi Valley police officer has filed a legal claim against the city and the police, alleging that he was wrongly arrested and held for 14 days on suspicion of raping a woman in 1989. Former Officer Paul A. Nolan filed the claim Tuesday, seeking lost wages and other damages from the city of Simi Valley, the Police Department, Chief Lindsey P. Miller, City Manager Lin Koester and suspended Lt. Robert Klamser. Nolan, 31, was arrested Nov.
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June 12, 1993 | BARBARA MURPHY
A Ventura County jury deliberated just 1 1/2 hours Friday before finding that two Simi Valley police officers were not responsible for blinding a man in one eye while arresting him. In an 11-1 vote, the jurors dismissed the allegations of Anthony Cardilino that he was deliberately poked in the eye with a baton by Detective Thomas Marshall before being handcuffed, bounced off the hood of a patrol car and thrown to the ground.
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August 14, 1992 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Canoga Park grandmother wants Simi Valley to pay for injuries she suffered when a descending sky diver kicked her in the head, tangled her in parachute lines and dragged her across a field in front of her horrified family at the city-sponsored Fourth of July celebration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 2001 | ANNA GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Simi Valley agreed Tuesday to pay $320,000 to a woman whose skull was fractured when a truck slammed into her vehicle during a high-speed police chase. The settlement, authorized by the City Council on Monday night, came the day that jury selection was set to begin in a civil trial. Mark Hiepler, the attorney for crash victim Shelley Padalecki, said he was convinced that he could have gotten a higher award if a jury heard the case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1993 | JEFF McDONALD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A man who was allegedly blinded in one eye during a beating at the hands of Simi Valley police more than five years ago should be awarded millions of dollars in damages, an attorney said Thursday. Anthony Cardilino, a former Simi Valley resident who now lives in Tarzana, contends in a civil lawsuit that he was deliberately poked in the eye with a baton by Police Detective Thomas Marshall before being handcuffed, bounced off the hood of a patrol car and thrown to the ground.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 1993 | BARBARA MURPHY
A Ventura County jury deliberated just 1 1/2 hours Friday before finding that two Simi Valley police officers were not responsible for blinding a man in one eye while arresting him. In an 11-1 vote, the jurors dismissed the allegations of Anthony Cardilino that he was deliberately poked in the eye with a baton by Detective Thomas Marshall before being handcuffed, bounced off the hood of a patrol car and thrown to the ground.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1993 | JEFF McDONALD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A man who was allegedly blinded in one eye during a beating at the hands of Simi Valley police more than five years ago should be awarded millions of dollars in damages, an attorney said Thursday. Anthony Cardilino, a former Simi Valley resident who now lives in Tarzana, contends in a civil lawsuit that he was deliberately poked in the eye with a baton by Police Detective Thomas Marshall before being handcuffed, bounced off the hood of a patrol car and thrown to the ground.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1993 | MACK REED
A former Simi Valley police officer has filed a legal claim against the city and the police, alleging that he was wrongly arrested and held for 14 days on suspicion of raping a woman in 1989. Former Officer Paul A. Nolan filed the claim Tuesday, seeking lost wages and other damages from the city of Simi Valley, the Police Department, Chief Lindsey P. Miller, City Manager Lin Koester and suspended Lt. Robert Klamser. Nolan, 31, was arrested Nov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1992 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Canoga Park grandmother wants Simi Valley to pay for injuries she suffered when a descending sky diver kicked her in the head, tangled her in parachute lines and dragged her across a field in front of her horrified family at the city-sponsored Fourth of July celebration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1990
The Simi Valley City Council decided Tuesday night not to sue Los Angeles to block the $2-billion Porter Ranch development in Chatsworth because council members said their concerns about traffic and smog have been resolved. Councilman Bill Davis said the council had been assured by the city of Los Angeles and Porter Ranch Development Co. that the Simi Valley Freeway would get a fourth lane before occupany permits are issued for 4.5 million square feet of commercial and retail space.
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