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June 26, 1994
This is to express our appreciation for the excellent cover article by Mary Anne Perez on the replacement project for the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center ("Growing Pains," June 12). The article accurately portrayed the dilemma faced by those of us responsible for inpatient and outpatient care for thousands of residents in the areas surrounding the medical center, and beyond. Given the federal mandate to construct a new hospital or face closure, we must proceed with the project to replace our antiquated facilities.
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June 26, 1994
This is to express our appreciation for the excellent cover article by Mary Anne Perez on the replacement project for the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center ("Growing Pains," June 12). The article accurately portrayed the dilemma faced by those of us responsible for inpatient and outpatient care for thousands of residents in the areas surrounding the medical center, and beyond. Given the federal mandate to construct a new hospital or face closure, we must proceed with the project to replace our antiquated facilities.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1991 | IRENE WIELAWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Edward L. Martinez, a career administrator for Los Angeles County health and community services, has been appointed to the top post at General Hospital, the largest of the county's public hospitals and part of the County-USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights. Martinez, 47, replaces Richard Cordova, who left this month to become chief executive officer at San Francisco General Hospital. From 1987 to 1990, Martinez served under Cordova as associate administrator of General Hospital.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1991 | IRENE WIELAWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Edward L. Martinez, a career administrator for Los Angeles County health and community services, has been appointed to the top post at General Hospital, the largest of the county's public hospitals and part of the County-USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights. Martinez, 47, replaces Richard Cordova, who left this month to become chief executive officer at San Francisco General Hospital. From 1987 to 1990, Martinez served under Cordova as associate administrator of General Hospital.
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October 23, 1994 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
County officials turned over architectural and engineering reports to federal and state officials Thursday morning in hopes of receiving $1 billion in earthquake recovery money to rebuild County-USC Medical Center. Hospital officials believe the January earthquake caused more damage to the medical center than any hospital in U.S. history has sustained from a natural disaster.
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April 19, 1985 | PATRICIA LOPEZ, Times Staff Writer
Two members of the environmental organization Greenpeace were arrested Thursday afternoon when their inflatable boats strayed inside a forbidden area after an attempt to plug a Chevron Oil Co. refinery waste water outfall pipe in the ocean off El Segundo. Greenpeace divers already were frustrated by rough seas in their attempt to block the pipe that runs 500 feet out from shore and, according to Chevron, discharges an average of 6 million gallons a day into water 20 feet deep.
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October 21, 1994 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tallying the bill from what is believed to be the worst natural disaster absorbed by a hospital in U.S. history, local officials on Thursday placed earthquake-related costs to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center at $1 billion and asked federal and state authorities to fund a $1.3 billion state-of-the-art medical center rather than make repairs.
NEWS
November 10, 1994
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June 12, 1994 | MARY ANNE PEREZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Al Juarez, 52, cruises through the streets of Marengo Terrace, but the neighborhood he sees is one that is no longer there. Marengo Heights Elementary School. St. Camillus Catholic Church. And Brittania Street, which used to run north from Marengo Street and lined with homes up the hill. The memories are there, but much of Juarez's neighborhood is long gone, eroded bit by bit as County-USC Medical Center has grown to meet the needs of the county's poor.
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