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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 8, 1999 | CARL F. BERNARD, Carl F. Bernard, a retired Army colonel, won a Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in the Korean War
Did U.S. infantrymen massacre more than 100 South Koreans in 1950 during the chaotic early weeks of the Korean War? A Pentagon investigation now underway must answer that question. Yet the more important questions are: How could young American soldiers do such a thing? Can we keep it from happening again? The current Pentagon investigation involved H Company, 7th Cavalry. At the time, I was a second lieutenant with L Company, 21st Infantry, about 25 miles east of No Gun Ri.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1999 | Chris Ceballos, (949) 248-2150
The City Council on Tuesday will consider the installation of a speed bump on Calle Entradero between Ortega Highway and Calle Belmonte. Speed bumps are designed to slow irresponsible drivers on residential streets. Some fire officials express concern that bumps can be a hindrance for emergency response vehicles. The council meets at 7 p.m. in chambers, 32400 Paseo Adelanto. Information: (949) 493-1171.
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July 21, 1999 | ROBERTO J. MANZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Richard L. Battin saw the white paint marks on Oxnard Street, he figured more speed humps would be installed. He was not quite right. The street will get "speed tables"--longer and less jarring to motorists than the traditional humps. City crews will begin building five tables on Oxnard Street between Fallbrook and Woodlake avenues this week at a cost of about $12,500.
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July 17, 1999 | DANIEL YI and NOAKI SCHWARTZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Coto de Caza this month removed speed bumps from its major streets after fire officials said the traffic-slowing devices were hindering efforts by firefighters to quickly respond to emergencies. Now the Orange County Fire Authority has added language to the fire code requiring greater review by the agency before speed bumps are installed in areas within its jurisdiction. The revisions come when a growing number of cities across the U.S.
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December 20, 1998 | Associated Press
Hung Ngo is butting heads with the city's bus service. More accurately, perhaps, the buses are butting into him. For the sixth time in 3 1/2 years, an unmanned Municipal Railway bus crashed into Ngo's home near Ocean Beach. "We're still waiting for the city to settle our claim for damage in the last accident," he said last week. That was on New Year's Day last year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1998
Speed bumps are an important part of public road management. Known as "traffic calming," the humps in the roadway are becoming controversial, pitting residents against rescue workers. MAURA E. MONTELLANO spoke to a resident and a fire department official. RALPH R. RAMIREZ Battalion chief, L.A. Fire Dept. We haven't had any problems in the city of Los Angeles with speed bumps.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1998
Speed bumps are an important part of public road management. Known as "traffic calming," the humps in the roadway are becoming controversial, pitting residents against rescue workers. MAURA E. MONTELLANO spoke to a resident and a fire department official. EMILY LEVINE Stockbroker, Santa Monica My husband and I signed a petition about 18 months ago for a speed bump on our street in Santa Monica. Ours is a street that people take from Wilshire Boulevard to reach Montana Avenue.
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