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June 16, 1994 | JIM CROGAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In 1985, Joaquin Shelton finally decided it was time to charge ahead with his dream. Maxing out his credit cards, he took $5,000, joined with two friends and founded Human Services Network (HSN), a North Hollywood-based, nonprofit group that provides 24-hour residential care for abused, neglected and abandoned adolescent boys. "Money was so tight at the beginning," he said.
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October 30, 1996 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unleashing a swing that whistles with controlled violence, golf pro Gregg Sawaya sends the ball zinging toward a far corner of the Van Nuys driving range. An 11-year-old boy named Jason nods in approval. "Geeeeezz!" he reacts, watching the ball sail over the chain-link fence 350 yards away. Sawaya turns, giving him the studied look of a coach or doting dad. "OK son, now you try it," he says. "Show me some style."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1996 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unleashing a swing that whistles with controlled violence, golf pro Gregg Sawaya sends the ball zinging toward a far corner of the Van Nuys driving range. An 11-year-old boy named Jason nods in approval. "Geeeeezz!" he reacts, watching the ball sail over the chain-link fence 350 yards away. Sawaya turns, giving him the studied look of a coach or doting dad. "OK son, now you try it," he says. "Show me some style."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 1994 | JIM CROGAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In 1985, Joaquin Shelton finally decided it was time to charge ahead with his dream. Maxing out his credit cards, he took $5,000, joined with two friends and founded Human Services Network (HSN), a North Hollywood-based, nonprofit group that provides 24-hour residential care for abused, neglected and abandoned adolescent boys. "Money was so tight at the beginning," he said.
NEWS
January 30, 1992
After five months without a director for the city's human services program, City Manager Philip Hawkey on Tuesday announced his long-awaited choice: Patricia Lane, a child-care coordinator for Los Angeles since 1987. Lane, a Pasadena resident, takes over a program with 57 employees and an annual operating budget of $4 million. A graduate of UCLA and a member of the Los Angeles County Children's Planning Council, Lane is a licensed marriage, family and children's counselor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 1, 1988
The Anaheim Police and Fire associations are seeking donations of canned foods to distribute to more than 1,000 needy families who have been identified by the Salvation Army and Anaheim Human Services Network. Donations to the Caroling for Cans program may be made until Dec. 19 at any of the 10 fire stations, the police station or at the Civic Center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
A dozen abused and neglected boys from the Human Services Network group home in Van Nuys will become captains of the 47-foot Noteworthy today as they set sail with Emilio Basile, an avid boater and a member of the Van Nuys Rotary Club. "What this means for the boys is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," said Judi Rose, a Rotarian and the group home's director of administrative services. "It's not going to change their lives, it's just going to be special.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1994 | PHYLLIS W. JORDAN
The volunteers at Caregivers in Ventura ran 5,135 errands, drove 9,400 miles and spent 978 hours visiting the elderly last year. The workers at Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Assn. delivered nurses, physical therapists and medical technology to 500 homebound residents who could not afford their services.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1992 | TERRY SPENCER
Gang activity has increased substantially here in the last five years despite community anti-crime efforts, warns a preliminary report on street gangs and drug trafficking that will be presented to the City Council tonight. Prepared by the Gang/Drug Citizen Advisory Committee, the nine-page study calls for a variety of new programs to fight the problem.
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January 10, 1998 | LEE HARRIS
Here's the rundown on guests and topics for the weekend's public-affairs programs: Today "Today": The last 100 years in technology; women and heart disease; chef Ric Moonen, 5 a.m. (4)(36)(39). "John McLaughlin's One on One": Foreign policy in the Middle East, 1:30 p.m. (28). "Evans & Novak": Sen. Alfonso D'Amato (R-N.Y.), 2:30 p.m., repeats Sunday 7 a.m. CNN. "Inside Politics Weekend": Political consultant James Carville; GOP consultant Ralph Reed, 3:30 p.m.; repeats midnight, CNN.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1996 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unleashing a swing that whistles with controlled violence, the big man sends the golf ball zinging toward a far corner of the Van Nuys driving range like a tiny, white missile. The little man nods in approval. "Geeeeezz!" he reacts, watching the ball sail over the chain-link fence 350 yards away. The big man turns, giving him the studied look of a coach. Or doting dad. "OK son, now you try it," says golf pro Gregg Sawaya. "Show me some style."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 1996 | ALAN EYERLY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A memorial service is scheduled Wednesday for Jeanne Blackwell, 75, a former trustee and teacher with the Anaheim City School District. Blackwell, who also was a legal-aid attorney for 13 years, died Friday of heart failure. Blackwell's death came just three days after her school board colleagues accepted her resignation for health reasons. The board is expected to appoint a successor next month to serve the rest of Blackwell's term, which expires in November. District Supt.
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