Articles 1980’s

Odeh Bombing Death Still a Mystery

Odeh Bombing Death Still a Mystery

Orange County Register, October 11, 1986 Suspects, motives are elusive a year after Arab spokesman’s death.  This much the FBI will say: a year ago today terrorists killed Arab spokesman Alex Odeh… click here to read more

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Take Interest in Schools, Latino Parents Urged

Take Interest in Schools, Latino Parents Urged

The Los Angeles Times, February 2, 1986 Throughout a day long conference Saturday in Anaheim, spearheaded by the Orange County Human Relations Commission, more than 200 Latino parents heard the message over and over again: Know what your children are doing in the classroom and show that you care.  click here to read more

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Undocumented Workers Arrested in Sweeps

Undocumented Workers Arrested in Sweeps

The OC Register, January 18, 1985 About 60 undocumented agricultural workers were arrested in Orange County fields Thursday, federal officials said.   Orange County Human Relations  Commission expressed concern about the arrests and said they were investigating the legality of the arrests… click here to read more

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County’s homeless need hope

County's homeless need hope

The OC Register, January 13, 1985 The number of homeless in Orange County is impossible to calculate because they make a point of trying to be invisible, but all who deal with the problem in any way agree that the number is increasing and a conservative estimate is 4,000 or more…. click here to read more

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The County’s Human Relations Commission at 14, a Mature Approach

The County's Human Relations Commission at 14, a Mature Approach

The Los Angeles Times, December 16, 1984 It seems, at first, an unlikely combination of personalities, a suburban police chief and a college administrator, a military retiree and a rabbi, a telephone company executive and a housewife.  But then, the Orange County Human Relations Commission, in some ways, is an unlikely organization… click here to read more

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