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May 21, 1987 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Unified School District embezzlement case widened Wednesday as the owners of two camera stores were arrested and charged with conspiracy and felony grand theft involving $300,000 worth of photo and other electronic equipment. Simon Ong, 41, owner of Simon's Camera Discount Store, 4513 Beverly Blvd., and Steven Kaner, 44, owner of Pan Pacific Camera Center, 825 La Brea Ave.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1987 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Unified School District embezzlement case widened Wednesday as the owners of two camera stores were arrested and charged with conspiracy and felony grand theft involving $300,000 worth of photo and other electronic equipment. Simon Ong, 41, owner of Simon's Camera Discount Store, 4513 Beverly Blvd., and Steven Kaner, 44, owner of Pan Pacific Camera Center, 825 La Brea Ave.
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September 17, 1987
A Northridge camera store owner accused of involvement in a scheme under which the Los Angeles Unified School District was billed for $300,000 worth of photography equipment that allegedly went to two district employees pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of destroying evidence and was ordered to pay more than $6,000 in fines and restitution.
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May 2, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there is a street that defines this week's destruction of Los Angeles, Vermont Avenue is it. If a thoroughfare could take on a life of its own, personifying a city's broken spirit, it would be Vermont Avenue. For 10 miles between Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood and Manchester Boulevard in South-Central Los Angeles, this stretch of asphalt was, by Friday, a holocaust of fire-gutted buildings and shattered glass. Block after devastated block, people's lives were ripped apart on Vermont.
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