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November 15, 1992 | ELSTON CARR
More than 200 residents, business owners and politicians were on hand last week to dedicate the Ujima Village Community Learning Center, which will provide basic education and job-preparation skills to the Watts/Willowbrook area. The center, which will open in early December, is a partnership between government agencies and local social services groups formed to address a need for supplemental education in South Los Angeles, said Carla Dartis, president of the Drew Economic Development Corp.
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November 15, 1992 | ELSTON CARR
More than 200 residents, business owners and politicians were on hand last week to dedicate the Ujima Village Community Learning Center, which will provide basic education and job-preparation skills to the Watts/Willowbrook area. The center, which will open in early December, is a partnership between government agencies and local social services groups formed to address a need for supplemental education in South Los Angeles, said Carla Dartis, president of the Drew Economic Development Corp.
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January 18, 2005 | Richard Winton, Times Staff Writer
Judges ordered Joshua Vick last year to stay away from his ex-girlfriend and his parents, court records show, all of whom he is suspected of shooting to death last week, according to court records. Vick was in Los Angeles Police Department custody Monday on suspicion of killing his parents, Gable and Mary Vick, on Friday and later abducting and killing his ex-girlfriend, Tesha Collins.
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March 1, 1990 | GLENN F. BUNTING and RICH CONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
City officials on Wednesday canceled an $87,142-a-year contract with a troubled South Los Angeles education program that operates out of an office building owned by Bishop H.H. Brookins. Responding to the findings of an investigation of Brookins and the program, a City Council committee agreed to let the contract with the South Los Angeles Development Corp. expire effective today.
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September 28, 1990 | JOHN H. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"I am not a star. At least, I don't consider myself a star . " Marvin Gaye, in a 1973 interview published in the Los Angeles Times. Grammy award-winning recording artist Marvin Gaye, popular for his intimate reflections on the ways of love and spiritual salvation, received a posthumous star Thursday on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. The award came after two years of intensive campaigning by fans across the country and by local radio stations with predominantly African-American audiences.
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January 5, 1998
Opening statements are scheduled to begin today in U.S. District Court in Sacramento in the trial of Theodore J. Kaczynski, 55. A former mathematics professor at UC Berkeley, Kaczynski was arrested at his Montana cabin in April 1996. He is being tried in the separate deaths of two men in Sacramento and the maiming of two others. The government alleges that he is the Unabomber, who has been tied to a a series of bombings from 1978 to 1995 that killed three and injured 29.
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February 6, 2005 | Michael Finnegan, Times Staff Writer
Alleged improprieties in city contracting and campaign fundraising have damaged Mayor James K. Hahn's public standing, and the Los Angeles mayor's race is up for grabs with nearly a third of likely voters yet to decide among him and his challengers, a Times poll has found. None of the five top contenders holds a wide lead, although the mayor and City Councilman Antonio Villaraigosa, who lost to Hahn in 2001, are distinctly ahead of the others.
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