CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1996 |
Nobody is checking over election results today closer than Huntington Park tailor Nick Ioannidis. The reason? Depending upon the winners and losers, Ioannidis may face a major redecorating job at his East Gage Avenue shop. Its walls are lined with framed and often-autographed photos--not of the ubiquitous Hollywood celebrity--but of politicians. All 50 governors are there, plus every president and a huge cross-section of elected Los Angeles-area officials.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1996
Three cities in southeastern Los Angeles County were awarded nearly $9 million in federal loans Wednesday to fund economic development projects designed to help local businesses, provide homes for poor families, and offer recreation for children and senior citizens. City officials from South Gate, Maywood and Huntington Park applied for the loans last spring.
October 16, 1995 |
Rodeo Drive, Melrose Avenue and the Third Street Promenade may have more renown, but for many Latinos, Pacific Boulevard is the place to shop. Like those celebrated streets in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and Santa Monica, Pacific, in downtown Huntington Park, draws shoppers from across the region.
February 20, 1994 |
An affordable-housing project expected to break ground this summer will offer a home and help to low-income seniors who may need assistance to continue to live independently. As residents of the $16.4-million project, Rugby Senior Plaza, low-income individuals 62 and older will have access to basic medical services, transportation services, a daily nutrition program, and other social services that will be offered at the site.
October 24, 1993
Smart & Final Inc., the warehouse grocery chain, has opened a branch here as part "of a commitment to the inner city after last year's riots," store officials said. The 14,800-square-foot store, which opened at 6201 Alameda St. on Oct. 4, is the fourth Smart & Final store to open in Los Angeles County since December and one of 12 expected to open in the area during the next three years. The new stores represent the company's renewed commitment to serving "L.A.'
April 18, 1993 |
The Planning Commission will allow retail outlets to operate in the closed J. J. Newberry building in the central business district, but it capped the number of vendors at the site. The commission ruled that the Pacific Boulevard store is not governed by a December, 1986, city law that prohibits mini-malls with five or more tenants in the business district.