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May 7, 2003 | David Rosenzweig, Times Staff Writer
Three former students at Boys Republic, a nationally recognized residential facility for wayward teenagers in Chino Hills, have charged in a lawsuit that they were sexually abused by female counselors at the institution. The action, filed in U.S. District Court last week, contends that female counselors also provided them with illegal drugs and alcohol and that the abuses were widespread and known to top management officials.
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April 2, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A group of community members--mostly parents whose children attend Fullerton elementary and junior high schools--launched an organization this week to promote the city's public education programs. Organizers said Community Advocates for Public Education also will fight efforts to ban services in local schools, including psychological counseling, bilingual education and health clinics for needy students. Some residents have criticized the district for such programs.
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March 18, 1997
To break down racial, cultural and socioeconomic barriers, a Sherman Oaks school launched its PeaceBuilders program Monday to help students appreciate the ways they are the same and to value their special differences. At an Dixie Canyon School assembly, students honored their commitment to be kind to their peers, teachers, family and neighbors through songs, dances, poems, skits and cheers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 11, 1996
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held in East Los Angeles today to launch the construction of a transitional housing facility for former foster youths. The facility, which will be located in the 200 block of Mednik Avenue, was designed to prevent homelessness and welfare dependency among at-risk youths 18 to 21 who have outgrown foster care. The project is an effort of the Community Enhancement Corp., a nonprofit group, and the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission.
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November 13, 1991 | JONATHAN GAW
The 2 1/2-year struggle to establish a health center at Hoover High School ended Tuesday when the San Diego Unified School District board of trustees gave its blessing to the clinic. As expected, the board voted, 4 to 1, in favor of the clinic, which will open in early 1992 and be the first of its kind in San Diego County, offering basic medical care.
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December 26, 1990
Irvine Temporary Housing, a nonprofit organization that provides help to homeless families and individuals in Orange County, has received a $25,000 grant from the Irvine Health Foundation. The grant money will be used to provide dental care, physical exams, health care for newborns and emergency shelter, according to an announcement by David G. Sills, chairman of the foundation and a justice of the 4th District Court of Appeal.
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February 3, 1988
The Robert Johnson Wood Foundation will give the Senior Health and Peer Counseling Center of Santa Monica a $450,000 grant to provide services to chronically mentally ill residents on the Westside. The Chicago foundation will donate the money over a three-year period, enabling the center to accommodate an extra 150 elderly people each year, said project director Dr. Marla Hassinger.
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