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.
May 21, 1995 |
It has taken six years to get off the ground, but construction has begun on a 183-unit senior citizen housing complex in the heart of the city's business district. The Rugby Plaza Senior Apartments, an $18-million project one block from bustling Pacific Boulevard, will provide housing and a health services center for low-income seniors. The project will be built by Cordial Housing Inc. and the Bedford Group, both private developers. Construction should be completed by fall, 1996.
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.'