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February 11, 1998 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the nation's first successful prosecution of a hate crime on the Internet, an expelled university student was found guilty Tuesday of violating the civil rights of Asian students at UC Irvine by sending e-mail threats to kill them if they didn't leave the school. Prosecutors hailed the verdict in the retrial of 20-year-old Richard J. Machado as a victory for federal authorities seeking to police the Internet to deter hatemongers and racist groups.
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February 11, 1998 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the nation's first successful prosecution of a hate crime on the Internet, an expelled university student was found guilty Tuesday of violating the civil rights of Asian students at UC Irvine by sending e-mail threats to kill them if they didn't leave the school. Prosecutors hailed the verdict in the retrial of 20-year-old Richard J. Machado as a victory for federal authorities seeking to police the Internet to deter hatemongers and racist groups.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 1985
UC Irvine's 20th commencement ceremony took place Saturday morning in Aldrich Park on campus. Degrees: 1,868 diplomas awarded, including 281 master's, 100 doctorates and 93 medical degrees. Speakers: Chancellor Jack W. Peltason presented the commencement address. Richard E. Cofield, an economics major from Los Angeles, and David Hagopian, a history major from Torrance, were the student speakers. Former Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 1985
UC Irvine's 20th commencement ceremony took place Saturday morning in Aldrich Park on campus. Degrees: 1,868 diplomas awarded, including 281 master's, 100 doctorates and 93 medical degrees. Speakers: Chancellor Jack W. Peltason presented the commencement address. Richard E. Cofield, an economics major from Los Angeles, and David Hagopian, a history major from Torrance, were the student speakers. Former Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr.
BUSINESS
August 9, 1998 | LIZ PULLIAM
Q: I'm curious about how the government enforces gift tax rules. I've often heard that you have to file a gift tax return with the IRS if you give more than $10,000 to any one person in a given year. But how would the IRS know about your gift if you chose not to file? A: For most readers, this is a theoretical concern--few people have to pay these taxes. And when they do, they are usually dead anyway.
REAL ESTATE
March 2, 1986
The University of California, Irvine Extension has been honored by the American Society of Landscape Architects for having the country's best extension program in landscape architecture during the past year.
NEWS
August 12, 1985
Willow trees are actually hurting themselves by producing a natural bug repellent, John Smiley, a biologist at the University of California, Irvine, concludes in a study published in Science magazine. Smiley said the Sierra willow trees produce an aspirin-like chemical to repel insects, but the compound actually attracts a species of beetles that use it to make their own insecticides.
REAL ESTATE
November 15, 1987
A Dec. 31 completion date has been set for the University of California, Irvine Medical Pavilion in Orange. The $2.2-million, 19,109-square-foot structure at the UCI Medical Center will house a cancer-treatment center on the first floor and doctors' offices on the second. The structure is being built by Anaheim-based PBS Building Systems.
NEWS
January 21, 1988
Dr. Leon Trunk, a family practitioner at Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital in Marina del Rey, has been elected the hospital's chief of staff for 1988. Trunk is a graduate of the California College of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, and has been on the staff at the nonprofit hospital since 1971.
NEWS
October 18, 1990
The Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday selected Jones Construction Management to provide construction management services for the new City Hall project. The agency had narrowed its choices down to Jones and Tishman Construction Corp. of America, but ultimately went with Jones, agreeing with the recommendation of a staff report.
NEWS
March 18, 1987 | From Associated Press
James Roosevelt, the eldest son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, will undergo surgery Thursday at University of California-Irvine Medical Center to remove a possibly malignant lesion from his colon, a spokeswoman said today. Roosevelt, 79, of Newport Beach was admitted to UCI on Sunday, hospital spokeswoman Dale Eastman said. She said he entered the hospital for a mild form of anemia, and doctors discovered it was caused by a bleeding lesion, which will be removed.
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