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October 11, 1991
I can't believe some California politicians have aligned themselves with an insurance industry that is not only stalling the reforms and rebates of Proposition 103 but advocating a no-fault system that was overwhelmingly defeated in 1988. Consumer advocates Ralph Nader and Harvey Rosenfield are right: No-fault is not the answer to affordable car insurance. No-fault not only compromises our rights but lets drunk drivers who cause accidents off the hook.
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July 11, 1993 | IRIS YOKOI
For nearly a decade, hundreds of job-seeking Vietnamese refugees have found a haven in the Unified Vietnamese Community Council. The social service agency was founded to provide low-cost medical care, counseling, youth programs and other assistance to Vietnamese and other Indochinese immigrants so they can adapt to life in Los Angeles. But the council's employment training program, begun in 1984, has been the most successful, judging by the job placement rate of 100% last year.
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November 13, 1991 | THUAN LE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 150 protesters demonstrated Tuesday against the forced repatriation of Vietnamese refugees from Hong Kong during a rally outside the British Consulate General. The demonstrators carried signs, chanted and marched in front of the bank that houses the consulate on Wilshire Boulevard for two hours before 10 of them were allowed inside to meet with an embassy official to protest the agreement between the British and Vietnamese governments. Under the Oct.
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January 17, 1993 | JAKE DOHERTY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Already backsliding on those New Year's resolutions? Don't worry--another chance comes Saturday with the arrival of the lunar new year, often called Chinese New Year. Jan. 23 will be the first day of the year 4691 on the Chinese lunar calendar, based on the movements of the moon circling Earth. The lunar new year falls on the second new moon of the winter solstice. "It's the biggest holiday of the year for Chinese," said Ella Y.
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