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September 15, 1995 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Talk about a sticky wicket. The airplane ticket to London was in his pocket. Welcoming letters from Buckingham Palace and No. 10 Downing Street were in his hand. So was the note from the White House proclaiming him to be an American ambassador of goodwill. But his parole officer wasn't buying any of Joe Jacobs' story. Not when Jacobs explained how he'd changed from a homeless person into a star batsman for a Downtown L.A.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1995 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Talk about a sticky wicket. The airplane ticket to London was in his pocket. Welcoming letters from Buckingham Palace and No. 10 Downing Street were in his hand. So was the note from the White House proclaiming him to be an American ambassador of goodwill. But his parole officer wasn't buying any of Joe Jacobs' story. Not when Jacobs explained how he'd changed from a homeless person into a star batsman for a Downtown L.A.
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July 14, 1988 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
After years of battling with homeless activist Ted Hayes, the Los Angeles City Council did an about-face Wednesday and ordered the Community Development Department to help Hayes' Justiceville group find a downtown site on which to build its long-sought homeless shelter. Councilman Robert Farrell said he decided Tuesday night to introduce the motion as he watched city security officers disband about 50 of Hayes' followers who were once again camped on City Hall grounds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1995 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Talk about a sticky wicket. The airplane ticket to London was in his pocket. Welcoming letters from Buckingham Palace and No. 10 Downing Street were in his hand. So was the note from the White House proclaiming him to be an American ambassador of goodwill. But his parole officer wasn't buying any of Joe Jacobs' story. Not when Jacobs explained how he'd changed from a homeless person into a star batsman for a Downtown L.A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1995 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Talk about a sticky wicket. The airplane ticket to London was in his pocket. Welcoming letters from Buckingham Palace and No. 10 Downing Street were in his hand. So was the note from the White House proclaiming him to be an American ambassador of goodwill. But his parole officer wasn't buying any of Joe Jacobs' story. Not when Jacobs explained how he'd changed from a homeless person into a star batsman for a Downtown L.A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 1986
A holiday season tent city for the homeless will be constructed in downtown Los Angeles late today or Wednesday if organizers can obtain insurance for the site, a spokesman for the homeless said. "Several people have come forward with the $2,500 needed for the insurance," said Chilton Alphonse, a spokesman for Justiceville, the organization trying to erect the tent city. "(Insurance) logistics should be clear Tuesday," Alphonse said late Monday.
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March 26, 1986 | SCOTT HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
An ambitious plan aimed at reducing problems associated with Los Angeles' large homeless population drew cautious praise from volunteer service providers but criticism from some of the homeless themselves at a special hearing on Tuesday.
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January 17, 1987 | JACK JONES, Times Staff Writer
Southern California will be slow to warm up this weekend after the biting cold that prompted Friday night freeze alerts, filled Skid Row missions to capacity and threatened to damage crops. The National Weather Service warned that the extreme dryness of the "very cold" air mass lingering over the Southland would lead to "rapid and significant cooling" of all areas overnight with temperatures dropping into the low or mid-20s in most wind-sheltered agricultural areas.
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December 25, 1986 | JERRY BELCHER, Times Staff Writer
Ted Hayes' hopes for a Christmas Eve "miracle on 1st Street"--the setting up of Tent City II to provide holiday shelter for 300 of Los Angeles' estimated 30,000 homeless people--came close to happening Wednesday night but collapsed under the weight of governmental red tape and misunderstanding.
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July 14, 1988 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
After years of battling with homeless activist Ted Hayes, the Los Angeles City Council did an about-face Wednesday and ordered the Community Development Department to help Hayes' Justiceville group find a downtown site on which to build its long-sought homeless shelter. Councilman Robert Farrell said he decided Tuesday night to introduce the motion as he watched city security officers disband about 50 of Hayes' followers who were once again camped on City Hall grounds.
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