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September 24, 1988 | VICTOR MERINA, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles County Commission on Alcoholism is raising objections to a plan to create a well-paid supervisorial position in the health department at a time when a hiring freeze and threatened layoffs are plaguing the county work force. Other county sources said administrators cleared the way for the new job so it could be filled by an acquaintance of Supervisor Ed Edelman. In a Sept.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 1988 | VICTOR MERINA, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles County Commission on Alcoholism is raising objections to a plan to create a well-paid supervisorial position in the health department at a time when a hiring freeze and threatened layoffs are plaguing the county work force. Other county sources said administrators cleared the way for the new job so it could be filled by an acquaintance of Supervisor Ed Edelman. In a Sept.
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December 7, 1986 | KENNETH J. FANUCCHI
John R. Caldwell, 25, stops short of saying that he is an alcoholic. "Nobody really likes to admit it, do they?" Caldwell said. "But yes, I have had trouble with alcohol. Caldwell had just finished checking into the Hollywood Homeless Shelter, hoping to get his life together. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, with two years of college, Caldwell has traversed the country seeking a niche, without success. A tile worker by trade, he has found temporary work at the La Brea Tar Pits.
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December 7, 1986 | KENNETH J. FANUCCHI, Times Staff Writer
The old Stage Inn, which served as a way station for actors, actresses and film technicians in the 1920s, has found a new role as Hollywood's newest and largest shelter for the homeless. The 51-bed Hollywood Homeless Shelter at 1057 Vine Street--only a short distance from one of the most famous intersections in the world, Hollywood Boulevard and Vine--is operated by the Volunteers of America.
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June 11, 1985 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, Times Staff Writer
Ten years ago, as the case of Sundance vs. Los Angeles Municipal Court was about to be filed, Robert Sundance himself was an alcoholic living on the streets of Skid Row. Today, his 10-year quest to get public drunkenness decriminalized reaches the California Supreme Court, where justices will hear oral arguments in what is already a landmark case.
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