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December 7, 1993 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A union representing about 2,300 social workers alleges that the county is practicing sex and wage discrimination against its predominantly female membership and is threatening to strike unless its wage demands are met. The dispute involves Department of Children's Services social workers and their supervisors, who provide services to 50,000 abused and neglected children.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1993 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A union representing about 2,300 social workers alleges that the county is practicing sex and wage discrimination against its predominantly female membership and is threatening to strike unless its wage demands are met. The dispute involves Department of Children's Services social workers and their supervisors, who provide services to 50,000 abused and neglected children.
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October 20, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A 5-year-old boy was tied to a chair in a Bellingham motel room for much of each day for at least a year by two women who described him as "psychotic," police said. The two women, whose relationship to the boy was not known, were jailed on suspicion of unlawful imprisonment and assault of a child. They were arrested after their application for financial aid for the boy prompted a visit from state social workers.
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August 18, 1985 | JANICE MALL
Marriages between people of Asian descent and other races appear to be on the rise in Los Angeles, and women tend to marry outside their race at a higher rate than men, according to a new study of marriage patterns conducted by Harry H. L. Kitano, a specialist in race relations and professor at UCLA's School of Social Welfare and sociology department. Kitano studied marriage because he sees it as one of the most critical indicators of intergroup relations.
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April 7, 1994 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Belting out songs in a popular downtown jazz club, Regina McCrary-Bond is the embodiment of sassy confidence and glamour. No one would guess the depths from which she had climbed to get there. Seven years ago McCrary-Bond, the daughter of a Baptist preacher, a former backup singer to Bob Dylan, a woman of early bright musical promise, had hit rock bottom. After five years of touring with a music legend, she couldn't find work when she came home to Nashville to care for her young son.
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June 4, 1994 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For six weeks, Israeli women have not been able, except in a few emergencies, to get the official approval required for abortions. Cases of suspected child abuse have gone largely uninvestigated. Judges have been unable to decide child custody in divorces. And the elderly have not been able to get home health care.
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March 22, 1994 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four months pregnant and dangerously underweight, Kathryn Chinn called her husband from a Newport Beach motel and left a message on the answering machine. Not to worry, she told him, deep into her latest speed binge. She had been away the last few days partying with a couple who had hired her as their masseuse. But Kenneth Chinn was worried about the welfare of his wife and unborn child, so he called Orange County child-abuse authorities for help.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1993 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To be a children's social worker is to experience hours of mundane office work interrupted by brief glimpses of the private hell of the family down the street. At 8 o'clock one recent night, Deborah Ramirez was on duty in the Department of Children's Services emergency response command post, joking with colleagues, sharing a chicken dinner, going over the mounds of paperwork she generates during the week. By 9 p.m., she and two Santa Monica police officers are approaching the home of the suicidal mother of a 10-year-old boy, not knowing what they would find when they entered.
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February 28, 1994 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four months pregnant and dangerously underweight, Kathryn Chinn called her husband from a Newport Beach motel and left a message on the answering machine. Not to worry, she told him, deep into her latest speed binge. She had been away the last few days partying with a couple who had hired her as their personal masseuse. But Kenneth Chinn was worried about the welfare of his wife and unborn child, and called Orange County child abuse authorities for help.
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August 16, 1998 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The death notice arrived in the form of a blood test from an AIDS clinic. Ennie cried her heart out, but when the tears would come no more, she picked up the telephone. "I was raped by my own dad when I was 16," Ennie said the morning after learning she was infected with the virus that causes AIDS. Her last name is not being disclosed to protect her privacy. "The love I had for him failed after that, and I couldn't stand seeing him. But I called him yesterday.
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