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October 7, 1988 | DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writer
The head of the Shanti Project, a pioneering and widely emulated organization that provides emotional and practical support to people with AIDS, has quit amid accusations that he mismanaged the $3-million-a-year agency, directors of the group said Thursday. Shanti agreed to pay Jim Geary, executive director of Shanti since 1982, $73,000--a year's pay--thus averting a threatened court battle that could have undermined what is a cornerstone in this city's fight against the AIDS epidemic.
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October 7, 1988 | DAN MORAIN, Times Staff Writer
The head of the Shanti Project, a pioneering and widely emulated organization that provides emotional and practical support to people with AIDS, has quit amid accusations that he mismanaged the $3-million-a-year agency, directors of the group said Thursday. Shanti agreed to pay Jim Geary, executive director of Shanti since 1982, $73,000--a year's pay--thus averting a threatened court battle that could have undermined what is a cornerstone in this city's fight against the AIDS epidemic.
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March 29, 1992 | ELLEN CLARK, Clark is a Los Angeles free-lance writer.
Come spring, this city is known for its endless fields of orange poppies. But how spectacular the blooms are each year depends a lot on the weather. Following this year's extremely wet winter, there are high hopes that the flower display will be excellent, if late--perhaps three to four weeks away, according to the district superintendent for the State Parks and Recreation Department in Lancaster. "A few of the early forerunners are in bloom, but we're quite a ways away from the park bloom.
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April 19, 1992 | ROBIN ABCARIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER; Abcarian writes a twice-weekly column for the View section .
Ranger Bob McAdams was Windexing a glass door last week at the visitor center of the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. Apparently, he had the time to spare. The poppies, which by this time last year had exploded into a magic orange carpet across the 1,750 acres of the state park, have been stubborn this year. Only a few clumps of the brilliant flowers dotted the hillside. There were very few visitors.
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