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October 18, 2010
William Norton obituary: The obituary of screenwriter William Norton in the Oct. 10 California section said he had died Oct. 2. He died Oct. 1.
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October 18, 2010
William Norton obituary: The obituary of screenwriter William Norton in the Oct. 10 California section said he had died Oct. 2. He died Oct. 1.
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NEWS
August 28, 1987
The seven-person staff of the Long Beach Army recruiting station has been reassigned to other duties while the Army investigates an allegation that a potential enlistee used a fraudulent high school diploma provided by one of the recruiters. The seven local recruiters were transferred to company headquarters in Long Beach two days after the diploma was called into question last week, while the applicant's enlistment papers were being processed.
NEWS
August 28, 1987
The seven-person staff of the Long Beach Army recruiting station has been reassigned to other duties while the Army investigates an allegation that a potential enlistee used a fraudulent high school diploma provided by one of the recruiters. The seven local recruiters were transferred to company headquarters in Long Beach two days after the diploma was called into question last week, while the applicant's enlistment papers were being processed.
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August 5, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
A Los Angeles screenwriter and his wife were among four people convicted of illegally importing weapons destined for the Irish National Liberation Army, an offshoot of the outlawed Irish Republican Army. The Correctional Tribunal in this French port city convicted William and Eleanor Norton of Los Angeles, James MacLaughlin of Dublin and Sean Hughes, an Irish national living in France.
BOOKS
September 21, 1986 | Gerald Locklin, Locklin teaches and writes at Cal State Long Beach. and
Richard Hugo discovered that he didn't like the genre of autobiography but did like writing essays. Upon his death from leukemia in 1982 (nearing 59), his second wife, his protege James Welch, and Welch's wife began the editing into an autobiography of these essays from his final 15 years. Youthful poets as diverse as Robert Lowell and Dylan Thomas have sought refuge from criticism in the obscurity of private references.
NEWS
June 12, 1986
French police arrested seven people, including a Los Angeles couple and an alleged Irish nationalist wanted for a Dublin murder, in connection with an illegal arms shipment from the United States, authorities said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 15, 1991
The father of Santa Ana Councilman Richards L. Norton was robbed Monday morning by three masked gunmen as he opened his office for business, police said. William Norton of Santa Ana was robbed about 6:30 a.m. as he unlocked the doors of the Norton Western Ltd. swap meet concessions business at 3309 S. Main St., police spokeswoman Maureen A. Haacker said. "It appears that they may have been waiting for him," Haacker said. "They forced him inside and forced him to open a locked safe.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1987
An electrical fire caused $125,000 in damage Tuesday night to a military recruiting station in Reseda, the Los Angeles City Fire Department reported. Eight fire companies took less than half an hour to extinguish the blaze shortly after 7 p.m., a Fire Department spokesman said. The fire at 18353 Sherman Way apparently was started by a short circuit in the air-conditioning system of the one-story building, he said. No one was injured, the spokesman said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 2001
Re "U.S. Overtures for a Coalition Alarm Sharon," Sept. 26: Early cries of holding states responsible have faded, replaced by our growing reliance on the "global coalition against terrorism." Excluded from this coalition is Israel, the major target of terrorists and the nation most likely to fight back. Included in the coalition are Arab countries responsible for terrorism. Since we seem to be so concerned not to offend our enemies, perhaps what's really needed is a "global coalition against appeasement."
NEWS
August 5, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
A Los Angeles screenwriter and his wife were among four people convicted of illegally importing weapons destined for the Irish National Liberation Army, an offshoot of the outlawed Irish Republican Army. The Correctional Tribunal in this French port city convicted William and Eleanor Norton of Los Angeles, James MacLaughlin of Dublin and Sean Hughes, an Irish national living in France.
BOOKS
September 21, 1986 | Gerald Locklin, Locklin teaches and writes at Cal State Long Beach. and
Richard Hugo discovered that he didn't like the genre of autobiography but did like writing essays. Upon his death from leukemia in 1982 (nearing 59), his second wife, his protege James Welch, and Welch's wife began the editing into an autobiography of these essays from his final 15 years. Youthful poets as diverse as Robert Lowell and Dylan Thomas have sought refuge from criticism in the obscurity of private references.
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