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January 15, 1998
Angered by the killing of a South-Central Los Angeles grocery store owner, a local businessman has matched a $5,000 reward offered by the Korean American Grocers Assn. for information leading to the arrest of those responsible. The businessman, who asked to remain anonymous, contacted the association Monday night after hearing that Yon Duk Chong was shot to death during a robbery at his Central Avenue market.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 15, 1998
Angered by the killing of a South-Central Los Angeles grocery store owner, a local businessman has matched a $5,000 reward offered by the Korean American Grocers Assn. for information leading to the arrest of those responsible. The businessman, who asked to remain anonymous, contacted the association Monday night after hearing that Yon Duk Chong was shot to death during a robbery at his Central Avenue market.
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SPORTS
May 23, 1999
Fountain Valley High won the girls' 200 and 400 freestyle relays in the first Southern California All-Star swim meet Saturday at Mission Viejo High. The meet featured some of the top seniors from the Southern, Central, Los Angeles and San Diego City sections. The only double winners of the meet were Tommy Zaunder of Bakersfield, who won the boys' 100 freestyle (47.89 seconds) and 50 freestyle (21.83) and Tiffany Wong from South Pasadena, who won the 200 individual medley (2 minutes 9.
NEWS
March 30, 1990 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Board of Equalization member Paul Carpenter pleaded not guilty Thursday to four counts of extortion, racketeering and conspiracy stemming from an undercover FBI investigation of corruption in the state Capitol. The former state senator from Norwalk, looking grim and tense, appeared briefly in federal court for arraignment on the charges. Asked how he would plead, Carpenter said in a clear voice, "Innocent on all counts."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 2000
To keep public services running smoothly and crises to a minimum, Los Angeles County needs a contracting process in which department heads and other bosses are held to well-defined standards that are overseen without favoritism by county supervisors. This is not nanotechnology.
NEWS
April 7, 1990 | VIRGINIA ELLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying he is "disappointed and hurt" that some opponents have made a campaign issue of his recent indictment, Board of Equalization member Paul Carpenter has urged delegates to the Democratic state convention not to make an endorsement in his race.
NEWS
March 30, 1990 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Board of Equalization member Paul Carpenter pleaded not guilty Thursday to four counts of extortion, racketeering and conspiracy stemming from an undercover FBI investigation of corruption in the state Capitol. The former state senator, who represented parts of northwest Orange County and southeast Los Angeles County from 1977 to 1986, looked grim and tense as he appeared briefly in federal court for arraignment on the charges.
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December 17, 1989 | BERKLEY HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Continuing to question the safety of Garvey Reservoir, Monterey Park city officials have urged the state to fully investigate a leak that flooded nearby houses this fall. The City Council sent letters to Assemblyman Charles M. Calderon (D-Montebello) and Sen. Joseph B. Montoya (D-Whittier). In addition, City Manager Mark Lewis wrote Vernon H. Persson, chief of the Division of Safety of Dams in the state Department of Water Resources.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 1989 | BERKLEY HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Continuing to question the safety of Garvey Reservoir, city officials have urged the state to investigate a leak that flooded nearby houses this fall. The Monterey Park City Council has sent letters about the matter to Assemblyman Charles M. Calderon (D-Montebello) and Sen. Joseph B. Montoya (D-Whittier). In addition, City Manager Mark Lewis wrote Vernon H. Persson, chief of the Division of Safety of Dams in the state Department of Water Resources.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 2003 | Matea Gold and Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writers
As the Los Angeles City Council prepares to debate a new Police Department policy that ended responses to unverified burglar alarms, LAPD officials released statistics Friday showing that the areas of the city with the greatest number of alarm calls have the least amount of violent crime.
NEWS
September 13, 1990 | LYDIA RAMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two or three times a week without fail, Antonio Arellano invites neighbors and area parents to his Lincoln Heights home. Socializing is not the veteran community activist's purpose, but training parents how to become leaders in their own communities is. His six children have already graduated from high school, but he is working to inform the mothers, fathers and grandparents who attend the meetings that they can make a difference in their children's education.
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