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September 10, 1997 | CATHY WERBLIN
The Public Law Center's AIDS Legal Assistance Project Team of Santa Ana has been honored by the State Bar of California for giving free legal help to those in need. The State Bar's 1997 President's Pro Bono Service Award will be presented to the team Friday during the group's annual meeting in San Diego. The Santa Ana-based law center provides free legal assistance to Orange County residents with HIV and AIDS.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1997 | CATHY WERBLIN
The Public Law Center's AIDS Legal Assistance Project Team of Santa Ana has been honored by the State Bar of California for giving free legal help to those in need. The State Bar's 1997 President's Pro Bono Service Award will be presented to the team Friday during the group's annual meeting in San Diego. The Santa Ana-based law center provides free legal assistance to Orange County residents with HIV and AIDS.
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April 8, 2014 | By Jay Jones
Now you can try cruise-ship cuisine as well as fine wine without ever setting sail at a Celebrity event in Irvine. Celebrity Cruises  is a driving force behind the Great Wine Festival May 31 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The cruise line will provide landlubbers with tastes of the fare usually served at sea. Executive chef John Suley and sommelier Chanelle Duarte will welcome guests.  Ten of Celebrity's floating restaurants have won the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1990 | DAVID REYES
Thousands of Orange County's working-class poor are being denied legal services for divorces, landlord-tenant grievances and bad credit problems because they earn slightly more than the federal poverty level, according to a UC Irvine researcher. Jim Meeker, an associate professor of social ecology at UC Irvine, conducted the $13,000 study for Legal Aid of Orange County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU and TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A blind woman led by her guide dog, relatives of the mentally ill and schoolchildren were among more than 300 people who jammed the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday to lobby for continued funding of community programs in the face of a proposal to chop about $82.5 million from next year's budget.
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December 2, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly three dozen county facilities, which offer the public everything from welfare assistance and health care to building permits and tax collection, will close down every other Friday beginning Feb. 26 under a controversial cost-cutting plan that was finalized Tuesday. On a 4-1 vote, the Board of Supervisors agreed to put in place the plan that it approved in concept three months ago. The move came despite sharp criticism from Board Chairman Roger R.
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November 12, 1995 | MICHAEL G. WAGNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The poor have always been with us. But Orange County doesn't believe they have to be, and its residents--embittered by bankruptcy and emboldened by their political leaders--have begun to treat the poor with a hostility reserved for intruders. With imaginative restrictions, shortages of low-cost housing and a flinty sense of charity, some Orange County communities have gone to extraordinary lengths to make life difficult for the poor--or to make them as invisible as possible.
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