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April 9, 1995 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
A new thrift shop whose proceeds will go to help people with HIV and AIDS has opened under an Art Deco tower on Whittier Boulevard. The 10,000-square-foot store, called Out of the Closet, at 5136 E. Whittier Blvd. is the fourth thrift shop to be opened by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. The foundation provides medical and hospice services for people with HIV and AIDS regardless of their ability to pay, said spokesman Keith Malone.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 2008 | Mary Engel, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles' largest nonprofit AIDS services agency is suing to stop the city from foreclosing on a onetime AIDS hospice that was built with a city housing loan and is now being used as offices for HIV case managers. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation opened Linn House, its third hospice, on donated land near West Hollywood in 1995.
BUSINESS
May 28, 2002 | SIMON AVERY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the largest providers of specialized care for HIV patients in the United States, said it will bar GlaxoSmithKline from marketing drugs at its outpatient sites to protest the company's pricing policies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 1996 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which announced in July it would be closing the largest AIDS care clinic in the San Fernando Valley due to funding shortfalls, will remain open by entering into a partnership with Gottlieb Medical Group, headed by one of the nation's best-known AIDS experts. The two entities will formally announce today their plan to operate a joint facility under the name AHF Valley Healthcare Center/Gottlieb Medical Group.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1998 | EDWARD M. YOON
Valley residents searching for used jeans, retro-style clothing and inexpensive household items will have a new place to browse beginning today. Out of the Closet, a thrift store run by the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation, will open a new 4,600-square-foot facility on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana, a half-block east of Reseda Boulevard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 2013 | By Patrick McGreevy
Following the lead of Los Angeles County, a state lawmaker is proposing to require that all actors in pornographic films made in California be required to wear condoms to protect them from exposure to AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Assembly member Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) has scheduled a Valentine's Day press conference for Thursday at the offices of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to announce the introduction of legislation similar to the requirement approved by county voters in November.
NEWS
December 17, 1995
Regarding "A Howl of Anger" (Nov. 27): There are those in the AIDS arena who agree with many of Elinor Burkett's concerns and conclusions. It's no wonder she doesn't know of us. The pressure from "AIDS Inc." to silence us is shocking. We are "rebels" who see that the rate of new infection and other data mean that the status quo in education, prevention and testing is not working. For our efforts to deal with an epidemic that has far different ramifications as it moves steadily into the heterosexual world, we have been attacked by a number of "AIDS Inc."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 2009 | By Kimi Yoshino
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking a court order to compel county public health officials to require condom use on porn sets or take other reasonable steps to stem the spread of disease. The petition, filed by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, contended that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has "passively observed an ever-growing epidemic" within the porn industry. "Words alone cannot fight disease," the petition said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 2009 | Kimi Yoshino
A prominent AIDS advocacy group filed a petition in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Thursday alleging that county public health officials have failed to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases in the pornographic film industry.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 1994 | ED BOND, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Weeks before the new Out of the Closet Thrift Store opened in North Hollywood, the donations were rolling in. "People just give and give," said Peter Frater of Van Nuys, a computer systems operator working as a volunteer at the store. "We were so happy." Location was probably a big part of the success.
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