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April 13, 2000 | JUDY RAPHAEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
There are lots of big celebrations for children around the Southland but not so many that actually celebrate the accomplishments of children. Feria de los Nin~os (Celebration of the Children), a festival taking place at Hollenbeck Park in East Los Angeles this weekend, does both. Produced by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation, the two-day event originally ran from 1973 to 1985, drawing 80,000 people at its height, then was eliminated in 1986 for lack of funds.
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August 6, 2001 | HECTOR BECERRA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The old cemetery on Cesar Chavez Avenue in Boyle Heights has long compelled people to travel its borders. Not much deters its devotees: the young people running with purpose, seniors fast-walking at dawn or mothers working out while pushing baby strollers. However, the poor condition of the sidewalks around the cemetery, uprooted by ficus trees or cracked by weather, can be a challenge.
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August 19, 2011 | By David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa strode through the two-bedroom house on 66th Street on Thursday as though he were a prospective buyer, checking out the bamboo floors and getting the lowdown on the tankless water heater. In this case, it is the city's Housing Department that is selling the 820-square-foot home in South Los Angeles, one of hundreds of foreclosed properties being purchased, fixed up and resold by the agency using $143 million in federal stimulus grants. Standing in the frontyard amid newly planted grasses, Villaraigosa said the program will create much-needed construction jobs while cleaning up blighted streets.
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September 30, 1988 | MICHAEL J. YBARRA, Times Staff Writer
In 1951, Henrietta Oxe helped an older friend move into the Hollenbeck Home, the first licensed residence for the elderly in California. Oxe liked what she saw. When she retired as a storage company manager in Beverly Hills in 1982, Oxe moved onto the eight-acre spread on South Boyle Avenue, across the street from Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights. "I'd made up my mind a long time ago that that was how it was going to be," Oxe, 72, said.
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September 10, 1999 | JOSEF WOODARD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Orchestral music lovers in Ventura County might have taken slight umbrage in past years, considering the conspicuous absence of that towering Southern Californian entity, the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The orchestra--which under the crack guidance and cutting-edge thinking of conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has become an internationally respected unit--has held court in its usual home at the Music Center, and it's also shown up in Santa Barbara, under the auspices of the Community Arts Music Assn.
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December 1, 1994 | FRANK B. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For nearly 50 years, Tapia Remigio has sat or snipped hair in the worn barber's chair closest to the front window of his dimly lit shop on Hill Street in Chinatown. It is the only chair he will use. Back when Chinatown was booming and a haircut cost $2 ($4 with a shampoo), there were three other barbers at the New China Town Barber Shop and they cut hair from dawn to dusk seven days a week. All that remains now is the shop's heart and soul, Remigio.
NEWS
October 10, 1993 | LEE HARRIS
CITY COUNCIL * LIQUOR STORE: Upheld the findings of the Board of Zoning Appeals, which imposed several conditions on the operation of a liquor store at 1430 Martin Luther King Blvd. that nearby residents consider a nuisance to the neighborhood. One condition prohibits the use of advertising on windows that would block the visibility of the police into the store. Another condition--designed to discourage the sale of single cups--only allows the sale of cups if they are in packages.
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August 10, 1995 | PAMELA WARRICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scavenger hunts and Capture the Flag, lanyards and s'mores, skits and softball. Is anything more fun than to be a kid at camp in August? Not much, according to a late summer survey of happy campers. So what if it's hotter than blazes? From the cool San Gabriel Mountains to the dusty San Fernando Valley to the gritty inner city, camp is gloriously in session. HOLLENBECK PARK 'This Place Is So Much Fun, So Much Fun' * Nature class is taught by pigeons nesting in the eaves.
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