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March 25, 1992 | JON NALICK
Citing a moral obligation to treat all people equally, the Rancho Santiago Community College District board has decided to raise the pay of four disabled workers to minimum wage, despite a legal and commonly accepted practice of paying the disabled less for certain tasks. After a lengthy debate, the board voted 4 to 3 to increase the workers' hourly pay from $1.75 to $4.25, retroactive to last Aug. 1.
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June 27, 1997 | TRACY JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
More than 120 people made offers Thursday to buy new computer equipment for clients of the Cerebral Palsy Westside Activities Center, which lost its three specially equipped computers to burglars earlier this week. A Long Beach couple, who asked to remain anonymous, dropped off a $10,000 check at the center. That alone was more than the value of the three computers.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1997 | TRACY JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
More than 120 people made offers Thursday to buy new computer equipment for clients of the Cerebral Palsy Westside Activities Center, which lost its three specially equipped computers to burglars earlier this week. A Long Beach couple, who asked to remain anonymous, dropped off a $10,000 check at the center. That alone was more than the value of the three computers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1995 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI
The week has gotten off to a bad start for Jacqui Schafer and the 30 families who rely on her to help treat their childrens' cerebral palsy. Schafer, director of the North Hollywood office of the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation, went to the office Monday morning to find that it had been burglarized, and among the items stolen was a computer that helps children with cerebral palsy acquire language and spatial skills.
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January 22, 1991 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When bombs began dropping on Baghdad, sponsors of the 13th annual United Cerebral Palsy national telethon were thrown into a quandary: How do you operate a live, 21-hour broadcast when much of your 80-station network may feel compelled to run breaking news stories instead? The nonprofit charity agency decided that the show must go on--and be taped for probable later broadcast on 55 stations, including KCAL-TV (Channel 9) in Los Angeles, that decided to stick with war coverage over the weekend.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1995 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI
The week has gotten off to a bad start for Jacqui Schafer and the 30 families who rely on her to help treat their childrens' cerebral palsy. Schafer, director of the North Hollywood office of the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation, went to the office Monday morning to find that it had been burglarized, and among the items stolen was a computer that helps children with cerebral palsy acquire language and spatial skills.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1992 | JON NALICK
Citing a moral obligation to treat all people equally, the Rancho Santiago Community College District board has decided to raise the pay of four disabled workers to minimum wage, despite a legal and commonly accepted practice of paying the disabled less for certain tasks. After a lengthy debate, the board voted 4 to 3 to increase the workers' hourly pay from $1.75 to $4.25, retroactive to last Aug. 1.
NEWS
January 22, 1991 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When bombs began dropping on Baghdad, sponsors of the 13th annual United Cerebral Palsy national telethon were thrown into a quandary: How do you operate a live, 21-hour broadcast when much of your 80-station network may feel compelled to run breaking news stories instead? The nonprofit charity agency decided that the show must go on--and be taped for probable later broadcast on 55 stations, including KCAL-TV (Channel 9) in Los Angeles, that decided to stick with war coverage over the weekend.
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