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Paul V. Coates–Confidential File

May 6, 1957 Los Angeles SUBJECT’S NAME: Sandra Brandner SUBJECT’S DESCRIPTION: Age 16. Height, 5 feet, 5 inches. Weight, about 135 pounds. Light brown hair. Brown eyes. The subject was last seen in El Segundo in July 1954. Any person … Continue reading

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Unruly son

May 5, 1957 Los Angeles Life is miserable for the Bernstein family, 2499 Coolidge Ave. Nathan, 56, and his wife, Sadie, 43, work hard at an aircraft plant as they try to raise their three children. One son is in … Continue reading

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Cop held in bribery

May 3, 1957 Santa Monica Thomas Alfred Gates, 33, a chef at a Santa Monica restaurant, approached The Times with a story. Gates, who was charged with grand theft, said that during a recess in his preliminary hearing, Detective Curtis … Continue reading

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Death in La Mirada

  May 1, 1957 Los Angeles All he wanted to do was keep their dog, Roxy, out of the flowers. Two weeks ago, aeronautical engineer Neil Thompson, 30, rigged up an electric wire to shock the boxer if it got … Continue reading

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