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February 21, 2000 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an unusual move, Assembly candidate Cesar Portillo, a gay activist running in a Hollywood-Eastside district, disclosed Sunday that he was arrested nine years ago after being propositioned by an undercover Los Angeles policeman.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 2000 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an unusual move, Assembly candidate Cesar Portillo, a gay activist running in a Hollywood-Eastside district, disclosed Sunday that he was arrested nine years ago after being propositioned by an undercover Los Angeles policeman.
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SPORTS
July 11, 1995 | Associated Press
Former World Boxing Association junior featherweight champion Luis Mendoza of Los Angeles won a majority 10-round decision over Ericel Nucamendi of Chiapas, Mexico, in the main event at the Forum on Monday night. There were no knockdowns in the featherweight match. Mendoza won by scores of 98-92, 97-93 and 95-95, improving his record to 37-5-2 with 20 knockouts. Nucamendi fell to 14-4-1.
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?"
SPORTS
August 6, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY
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.
NEWS
June 27, 1993 | IRIS YOKOI
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 24, 1992 | ENRIQUE BLANC
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 | LISA RESPERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
SPORTS
July 12, 1986 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 2000 | RICHARD FAUSSET, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In another example of the MTA strike's disproportionate effect on the most vulnerable elements of society, HIV and AIDS clinics in Los Angeles County are reporting missed appointment rates as high as 50% since bus drivers walked off the job in mid-September.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1995 | BETTINA BOXALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first time Jaime Silva went to a clinic to be tested for AIDS, he never returned for the results. The second time, he fled in tears, unwilling to even venture past the waiting room. "I knew I had to see someone. But I just couldn't," said Silva, who eventually mustered the courage to go ahead with testing--and learn at the age of 22 that he is infected with the virus that causes AIDS. He is by no means unique.
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