July 23, 2006 |
Transforming himself from boxer to businessman, Oscar De La Hoya has promoted fights, invested in Spanish-language newspapers and even bought and sold the Madison Avenue building in Manhattan that houses Barneys New York. He and the deep-pocketed backers of his Golden Boy Enterprises are considering a tequila-bottling project as well. But first, the son of Mexican immigrants plans to take another stride into the economic mainstream by opening a business bank for Latinos in Greater Los Angeles.
August 29, 1991
PRESIDENT Armando Duron EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Monica Lozano Samuel Mark, Ph.D. Jesus Perez HONORARY COMMITTEE MEMBERS John Bowles Frank Cruz Ricardo Montalban Adolfo Nodal Earl A. Powell III COMMITTEE CHAIRS Erwin Binder Mary Salinas Duron John Echeveste Herik Venegas COMMITTEE MEMBERS Michael E. Alexander Miriam Bertram, Ph.D.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 12, 1993 |
Although Latinos in Los Angeles are often poorer and less educated than other groups, the community's strong family structure, vigorous work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit mark it as a source of stability and economic growth in a city undergoing rapid changes. These are among the central conclusions of a report released Thursday by the Latino Coalition for a New Los Angeles, an advocacy group formed after the spring riots.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1988
Officials this week welcomed 83 of Hawthorne's newest residents at the dedication of a 75-unit senior housing complex at 13000 Doty Ave. The project for low- and moderate-income senior citizens was developed by The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU) with funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Rents are subsidized; for example, a senior citizen with $500 a month income would pay $150 a month in rent.
March 23, 2003 |
Capping a 12-year effort, city officials from Bell Gardens and Commerce last week celebrated the grand opening of Vista Del Rio, one of the largest single-family housing projects in southeast Los Angeles County. The $18-million development includes 102 affordable Spanish Mission homes on a 10-acre parcel that straddles both cities. The three- and four-bedroom homes are in 1,700 square feet and feature wood-burning fireplaces and wall-to-wall carpeting.
October 30, 1994 |
There's already a waiting list for TELACU Gardens, a new affordable-housing project for disabled adults. The nonprofit East Los Angeles Community Union known by the acronym TELACU built the 24-unit project at 7131 Gage Ave. through a $2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The city, which provided the land, contributed an additional $142,000 for balconies, sidewalks and other amenities.