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January 25, 1986 | Mark Landsbaum
"Satanism lives" and other Satanic graffiti were scrawled on the walls of the Unitarian Church of Orange County, apparently by a burglar who stole "several hundred dollars" worth of stereo equipment Thursday night, church officials said. "It looks as if they left their message and grabbed the stereo equipment and took off," the Rev. Maurice Ogden said Friday. "I have no reason not to believe that this is just one of those cases of infantile vandalism and theft that has found an . . .
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August 4, 2010 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Los Angeles Times
Sidney Harman, the stereo industry magnate who announced Monday that he was buying Newsweek magazine, has made a lot of money in his life. Harman, who turns 92 this week, told the staff at the ailing newsweekly that he was not all that interested in making more, at least from his new acquisition. "I'm not here to make money," he told them, according to a Newsweek published account. "I'm here to make joy." They could use some. Newsweek, which has about 325 employees, hasn't made a profit since 2007 and lost about $30 million last year.
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May 24, 1995 | LEE ROMNEY and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Authorities announced Tuesday that they have arrested three Tustin teen-agers on suspicion of murdering 14-year-old Carl Dan Claes over a $2,500 "disc jockey console" that Claes' grandfather recently bought him. "This is not a case of gang violence or narcotics dealings gone wrong. This is a case of children killing other children for no other reason than stereo equipment," said Lt. Dan Martini of the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 2000
Two men who held up a stereo store after telling employees they wanted a stereo installed in their car remained at large Thursday. Oxnard Police Cmdr. Tom Chronister said two men in their early 20s robbed the Creative Sounds Stereo Store at 405 N. Oxnard Blvd. about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. As they inquired about a stereo, one of the men pulled out a semiautomatic handgun and pointed it at an employee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1987
A Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday and a second man remained at large after the two allegedly stole about $5,000 in stereo equipment and tried to escape in a stolen van, Orange police said. The burglary occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m. at Absolute Audio, 1232 N. Tustin Ave., police spokesman Bob Gustafson said. Officers responding to the burglary call saw a 1972 Dodge van, stolen earlier in the city of Tustin, leaving the store's parking lot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 2000
Two men who held up a stereo store after telling employees they wanted a stereo installed in their car remained at large Thursday. Oxnard Police Cmdr. Tom Chronister said two men in their early 20s robbed the Creative Sounds Stereo Store at 405 N. Oxnard Blvd. about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. As they inquired about a stereo, one of the men pulled out a semiautomatic handgun and pointed it at an employee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 1990 | KIRSTEN LEE SWARTZ
A stereo salesman who transports his merchandise by car was battered in a city park early Wednesday morning and robbed of $1,600 worth of equipment, authorities said. Allan Nickence of Ventura met a potential customer in an area bar and took him to West Park at 450 W. Harrison Ave. to look at some equipment shortly after midnight, said Officer Diane McCaskill of the Ventura Police Department.
NEWS
August 14, 1993 | ELLIOTT ALMOND and DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The mystery surrounding the bizarre disappearance of the father of Chicago Bulls basketball superstar Michael Jordan was partially solved Friday when a body that had been found floating in a South Carolina creek on Aug. 3 was identified as that of James Jordan. Officials said that the cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the chest. Jordan, 57, had been missing for three weeks and it wasn't until Thursday that the matter became public.
BUSINESS
August 4, 2010 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Los Angeles Times
Sidney Harman, the stereo industry magnate who announced Monday that he was buying Newsweek magazine, has made a lot of money in his life. Harman, who turns 92 this week, told the staff at the ailing newsweekly that he was not all that interested in making more, at least from his new acquisition. "I'm not here to make money," he told them, according to a Newsweek published account. "I'm here to make joy." They could use some. Newsweek, which has about 325 employees, hasn't made a profit since 2007 and lost about $30 million last year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1991 | PAM MILLER
The Ventura County Crime Stoppers Program is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men suspected of fleeing the area to avoid prosecution on drug charges. On May 23, police arrested Luis Felipe Farfan, 25, and Ernesto Jose Garcia-Calvo, 24, both of Newbury Park, after an anonymous caller said the two were dealing drugs from their residence on Ramona Drive, Ventura County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Lathrop said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1997 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid heavy security in a crowded courtroom, two teenagers convicted in the execution-style murder of a 14-year-old boy were given the maximum sentence Friday by a judge who cited their "complete absence of any conscience." Tommy Miller, 18, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole by Orange County Superior Court Judge Francisco Briseno for shooting Carl Dan Claes in the head three times at close range in a dispute over Claes' $2,500 disk-jockey stereo system.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1995 | LEE ROMNEY and DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Authorities announced Tuesday that they have arrested three Tustin teen-agers on suspicion of murdering 14-year-old Carl Dan Claes over a $2,500 "disc jockey console" that Claes' grandfather recently bought him. "This is not a case of gang violence or narcotics dealings gone wrong. This is a case of children killing other children for no other reason than stereo equipment," said Lt. Dan Martini of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Claes' body was found May 17 in a ditch about three miles from his home, in an affluent unincorporated neighborhood where residents were horrified by the rare intrusion of teen-age violence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 1990 | KIRSTEN LEE SWARTZ
A stereo salesman who transports his merchandise by car was battered in a city park early Wednesday morning and robbed of $1,600 worth of equipment, authorities said. Allan Nickence of Ventura met a potential customer in an area bar and took him to West Park at 450 W. Harrison Ave. to look at some equipment shortly after midnight, said Officer Diane McCaskill of the Ventura Police Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1987
A Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday and a second man remained at large after the two allegedly stole about $5,000 in stereo equipment and tried to escape in a stolen van, Orange police said. The burglary occurred shortly before 5:30 a.m. at Absolute Audio, 1232 N. Tustin Ave., police spokesman Bob Gustafson said. Officers responding to the burglary call saw a 1972 Dodge van, stolen earlier in the city of Tustin, leaving the store's parking lot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1986 | Mark Landsbaum
"Satanism lives" and other Satanic graffiti were scrawled on the walls of the Unitarian Church of Orange County, apparently by a burglar who stole "several hundred dollars" worth of stereo equipment Thursday night, church officials said. "It looks as if they left their message and grabbed the stereo equipment and took off," the Rev. Maurice Ogden said Friday. "I have no reason not to believe that this is just one of those cases of infantile vandalism and theft that has found an . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1997 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid heavy security in a crowded courtroom, two teenagers convicted in the execution-style murder of a 14-year-old boy were given the maximum sentence Friday by a judge who cited their "complete absence of any conscience." Tommy Miller, 18, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole by Orange County Superior Court Judge Francisco Briseno for shooting Carl Dan Claes in the head three times at close range in a dispute over Claes' $2,500 disk-jockey stereo system.
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