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  • Local Child Molester Slain in L.A. Prison (Convict Code of Justice)

    06/01/2012 7:15:17 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    San Diego U-T ^ | May 31, 2012 | Kristina Davis
    Local child molester slain in L.A. prison An inmate serving a life sentence stemming from the sexual assault of a child in Oceanside was killed Tuesday in his prison cell in Los Angeles County. Francisco Javier Aguilar, 36, was found dead in his cell at the California State Prison in Lancaster after 1 a.m., authorities said. He had a cable wrapped around his neck, The Los Angeles Times reported. The cause of death has not been released. An autopsy was set for Thursday, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. Aguilar’s cellmate, Aaron Alvarez, 42, has been arrested in...
  • OSEOLA MCCARTY DONATES $150,000 TO Southern Miss

    10/23/2010 6:19:42 PM PDT · by Feline_AIDS · 9 replies
    University fo Southern Mississippi ^ | June 26, 1995 | Sharon Wertz
    Note: This is the original story released about Miss McCarty's gift. Released: June 26, 1995. HATTIESBURG -- Oseola McCarty's lined, brown hands, now gnarled with arthritis, bear mute testimony to a lifetime spent washing and ironing other people's clothes. Less evident is how this quiet, 87-year-old black woman came to donate $150,000 to The University of Southern Mississippi. "I want to help somebody's child go to college," Miss McCarty said. "I just want it to go to someone who will appreciate it and learn. I'm old and I'm not going to live always." McCarty's gift establishes an endowed Oseola McCarty...
  • Myers fears Hollywood's end is near: Publicist worried strike will hasten erosion of biz

    01/11/2008 1:45:42 PM PST · by bahblahbah · 63 replies · 329+ views
    Variety ^ | Fri., Jan. 11, 2008, 1:16pm PT | TATIANA SIEGEL
    Longtime Hollywood publicist Julian Myers will turn 90 soon. And he worries the end may be near ... for Hollywood. Myers frets that the WGA stalemate -- with all of its acrimony, vitriol and job losses -- is a harbinger of ill things for the industry. "The strike impasse is speeding the end of Hollywood filmmaking and television production," says Myers, who has been working in the biz since 1939 and is still an IATSE member. "There are more union contracts coming up for renewal, and already unionists are crossing union lines. IATSE is urging its members to go right...
  • Anyone know media types in Dallas/Ft. Worth?

    06/17/2006 4:05:18 AM PDT · by ExGeeEye · 138+ views
    At least four Vietnam veterans who served together in the early days of US involvement in that conflict will reunite at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport this afternoon.One of the men used the internet to locate the others, and has related tearfully how pleased he was to find his old comrades, all Marines of 2/3* who served in and around Phu Bai (sp?) in the 1964-66 timeframe.While they do not seek publicity for its own sake, they have thought that it would make a good human interest story (my words: they said something like "people might like to hear about it")...
  • Top Motivator of USC football (12 year old cancer patient)

    11/30/2005 12:18:07 PM PST · by SoCal Pubbie · 8 replies · 386+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | 11/30/05 | Steve Bisheff
     Top motivator of USC football Ryan Davidson, USC's good luck charm, arrives today. STEVE BISHEFF Register columnist sbisheff@ocregister.com USC fan and cancer survivor Ryan Davidson, center, joined Reggie Bush (5) and LenDale White (21) at the Orange Bowl in January. The 12-year-old regularly corresponds with team members. PHOTOS COURTESY KIRBY DAVIDSON LOS ANGELES – A lot of the pressure and anxiety of Big Game Week will dissipate at USC today. The team's official "Good Luck Charm" is due to arrive on campus from Wisconsin. His name is Ryan Davidson, and he is a skinny, brown-haired, blue-eyed, 12-year-old boy with a...