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July 23, 1992
A city panel on Wednesday approved a proposal drafted by Councilwoman Rita Walters to require companies seeking $42 million in contracts for plastic garbage containers to build a plant in South Los Angeles. Walters, chairwoman of the City Council's Public Works Committee, developed the proposal after voters approved the city's new "buy American" law June 2.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 1992
A city panel on Wednesday approved a proposal drafted by Councilwoman Rita Walters to require companies seeking $42 million in contracts for plastic garbage containers to build a plant in South Los Angeles. Walters, chairwoman of the City Council's Public Works Committee, developed the proposal after voters approved the city's new "buy American" law June 2.
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November 7, 1997 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In almost 20 years of helping build the nation's preeminent toy industry, the four Woo brothers of Los Angeles had never encountered anything so powerfully tragic as the explosion at Imperial Toy Corp. that took four workers' lives Wednesday. Until the fiery accident at 7th and Santa Fe streets, the biggest news to hit the downtown toy district and its 100 mostly mom-and-pop shops came from thousands of miles away in places like Washington, D.C., and China.
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