CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2001 |
One of the largest private health groups serving indigent East Los Angeles residents is expected today to lose contracts with the county worth $3.4 million amid allegations that it turned away destitute patients or improperly charged them for services that also were billed to the county.
May 7, 1995
The Community Health Foundation of East Los Angeles and the Bell Gardens Medical Center will provide free immunizations Saturday for children in the Southeast area. The immunizations will be given at Bell Gardens Park, 6662 Loveland St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shots will be given to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, Type B influenza and hepatitis B. Information: (213) 628-9230.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1995
Twenty-one community clinics in Los Angeles County will share a $2.4-million grant from Blue Cross to boost the county's ailing public health system, it was announced Tuesday. The California Community Foundation is distributing $3 million to community clinics in Los Angeles, Kern and San Bernardino counties over the next three years as part of a statewide partnership between various community foundations and Blue Cross, said spokeswoman Judy Spiegel.
January 17, 1993 |
CITY COUNCIL REWARD: Councilwoman Joan Milke Flores has proposed a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved in the death of Felipe Vargas, who was shot and killed near the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts. Vargas was killed as he and his wife were delivering gifts during the holidays. ALLEY GATED: Councilman Nate Holden has proposed that gates be erected to block the alley behind Jefferson Boulevard between Norton and 12th avenues in the Crenshaw District.
March 26, 1995 |
Officials expect construction to begin next month on a new clinic at the Ramona Gardens housing project that will offer expanded medical and dental services to low-income residents. Months of delays have caused some residents to doubt whether the clinic would become reality.
May 23, 1993 |
A crowd of parents and their children is exactly what John Juarez hopes to see this week at the offices of the Women, Infant and Children's Supplemental Food Program. The Community Health Foundation of East Los Angeles recently immunized 330 children during a two-day free clinic in Cudahy. The nonprofit group hopes to attract a similar turnout when it offers free immunizations Tuesday and Thursday at 7810 Otis Ave.