CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 4, 1997
Despite a downward turn in local AIDS deaths, more minority Los Angeles residents are living with HIV than ever before, according to testimony Wednesday at forum on AIDS and HIV. The "Los Angeles AIDS Summit: People of Color and HIV" was held at Los Angles Unified School District headquarters and addressed such topics as "Are HIV Infections Dropping in Communities of Color?" and "How Do We Ensure That People of Color Are Accessing Medical Treatments?"
June 27, 1993 |
A new clinic is providing health care and support for patients at all levels of HIV infection, from those who are asymptomatic to those who have contracted AIDS. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation Clinics-Downtown, which opened June 11 at 1414 S. Grand Ave. on the campus of California Medical Center, offers a range of services, from HIV diagnosis and medical care for those at the earliest stages of infection to in-patient AIDS care.
August 6, 1991 |
The U.S. men's basketball team started slowly, leading by only six points at halftime, but it turned the final 20 minutes into a dunking exhibition in a 91-66 Pan American Games victory over Venezuela. The crowd of about 5,000 in the Sports City Coliseum loved the show, but officials must have been somewhat nervous after two backboards were shattered by routine dunks in the first two days of the tournament.
August 24, 1992 |
Although Mexican singing star Jose Jose's recent work has enjoyed acceptance, his material from the late '60s and '70s remains his fans' favorite. But the audience at the Greek Theatre on Friday probably wasn't prepared for how far Jose would go in addressing that taste.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 17, 1995 |
Rap artist Eazy-E, a major figure in the commercial development of "gangsta" rap, has AIDS, his record company announced Thursday. Eazy-E, co-founder of the Compton rap group N.W.A., is one of the first major music performers to announce he has the disease.
July 12, 1986 |
It was a learning experience for the four Orange County representatives at the Nike basketball camp here. They learned to play styles of basketball they weren't accustomed to, and they learned about making connections. LeRon Ellis of Mater Dei High School, although 6-feet 10 1/2-inches and 225 pounds, said he was initially intimidated by his competition. Mark Georgeson, the 6-10 center from Marina, missed a flight and arrived in New Jersey a day after camp started.