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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1997
With more than 50 murals, the Estrada Courts Housing Project in Boyle Heights has a national reputation for outdoor art. On Thursday it will strengthen its artistic fame when six new murals are dedicated at the new Estrada Courts Community Center. The Social and Public Art Resource Center will unveil the 8- by 9-foot digitally produced murals at 2:30 p.m. during a ceremony that will include live entertainment and refreshments.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1997
With more than 50 murals, the Estrada Courts Housing Project in Boyle Heights has a national reputation for outdoor art. On Thursday it will strengthen its artistic fame when six new murals are dedicated at the new Estrada Courts Community Center. The Social and Public Art Resource Center will unveil the 8- by 9-foot digitally produced murals at 2:30 p.m. during a ceremony that will include live entertainment and refreshments.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1996
The Housing Authority of Los Angeles will open its largest community center today at the Estrada Courts housing project on the Eastside. A gymnasium, preschool and a community service center are in the pastel-colored facility, located at the center of the 143-unit complex. "We decided to build the center there because it was an area very much in need of such a facility," said Donald Smith, executive director of the housing agency. "Before, they used a small social hall next to the office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1996
The Housing Authority of Los Angeles will open its largest community center today at the Estrada Courts housing project on the Eastside. A gymnasium, preschool and a community service center are in the pastel-colored facility, located at the center of the 143-unit complex. "We decided to build the center there because it was an area very much in need of such a facility," said Donald Smith, executive director of the housing agency. "Before, they used a small social hall next to the office.
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July 10, 1994 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
The Housing Authority Board of Directors has approved plans to build a $1.9-million community center at the Estrada Courts housing project. Construction on the 13,600-square-foot center, which will include a gymnasium, classrooms and preschool, will probably begin within months, said Estrada Courts manager Phillip Chavez. The Estrada Courts Resident Management Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 1991 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"We want to be able to run our own apartments, to show the city we can do it," Andres Castellon, a tenant at the Estrada Courts public housing project, said as he tried on a rented cap and gown. The outfit was for graduation ceremonies this weekend at Estrada, where tenants have pioneered a small but growing movement to run and eventually own their housing complexes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1989 | GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
Last month, Margarito Gutierrez went door to door in the Estrada Courts public housing project, collecting money from his neighbors so he could attend a housing conference in Washington. One tenant gave four pennies. Another kicked in two quarters. In all, Gutierrez raised $627.
NEWS
January 30, 1994 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
If he were building a housing project today, Estrada Courts manager Phillip Chavez says the first thing to go up would be a community center and gymnasium, with a stage for community performances and classrooms to house programs. But when Estrada Courts was built 50 years ago, that apparently was not on officials' minds. "They didn't consider it important," said Chavez, former manager at Imperial Courts in South-Central and Aliso Village in Boyle Heights. "They didn't care."
NEWS
January 10, 1993 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
Residents of Estrada Courts are training for jobs to improve the 50-year-old housing project under a plan that will allow them to take over the management and ownership of their units. So far, 10 formerly unemployed residents have been hired for jobs under a $500,000 project to replace the housing development's water and sewer system, said Jose Villalobos, senior vice president of The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU). The agreement between the Estrada Courts Resident Management Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1996
More than 500 children lined up at Estrada Courts housing project in Boyle Heights on Monday eagerly waiting for Santa to bring them Christmas gifts. "It's well worth the wait," Maria Castellanos said just after her 2-year-old grandson, Joshua, hopped off Santa's lap. "There's so much here for him . . . toys, food, balloons. I like it all." The children were treated to clowns, decorated sugar cookies, photos and other gifts as part of the Feliz Navidad Project.
NEWS
July 10, 1994 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
The Housing Authority Board of Directors has approved plans to build a $1.9-million community center at the Estrada Courts housing project. Construction on the 13,600-square-foot center, which will include a gymnasium, classrooms and preschool, will probably begin within months, said Estrada Courts manager Phillip Chavez. The Estrada Courts Resident Management Corp.
NEWS
January 30, 1994 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
If he were building a housing project today, Estrada Courts manager Phillip Chavez says the first thing to go up would be a community center and gymnasium, with a stage for community performances and classrooms to house programs. But when Estrada Courts was built 50 years ago, that apparently was not on officials' minds. "They didn't consider it important," said Chavez, former manager at Imperial Courts in South-Central and Aliso Village in Boyle Heights. "They didn't care."
NEWS
January 10, 1993 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
Residents of Estrada Courts are training for jobs to improve the 50-year-old housing project under a plan that will allow them to take over the management and ownership of their units. So far, 10 formerly unemployed residents have been hired for jobs under a $500,000 project to replace the housing development's water and sewer system, said Jose Villalobos, senior vice president of The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU). The agreement between the Estrada Courts Resident Management Corp.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 1991 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"We want to be able to run our own apartments, to show the city we can do it," Andres Castellon, a tenant at the Estrada Courts public housing project, said as he tried on a rented cap and gown. The outfit was for graduation ceremonies this weekend at Estrada, where tenants have pioneered a small but growing movement to run and eventually own their housing complexes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1989 | GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
Last month, Margarito Gutierrez went door to door in the Estrada Courts public housing project, collecting money from his neighbors so he could attend a housing conference in Washington. One tenant gave four pennies. Another kicked in two quarters. In all, Gutierrez raised $627.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1992
A Los Angeles policeman pleaded no contest Thursday to a misdemeanor count of filing a false police report and was sentenced to 12 days in jail for arresting a teen-ager on a trumped-up gun charge. In addition, Los Angeles Municipal Court Judge Veronica Simmons placed Officer Jerry Cradduck on nine months' probation. After the patrolman entered his plea, Simmons dismissed two other charges--false imprisonment and false arrest--in an apparent plea bargain.
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