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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1995
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to pay a mother and her brain-damaged child $790,000 for injuries the child suffered during birth at Los Angeles County King/Drew Medical Center. The supervisors also agreed to pay $65,000 in Medi-Cal expenses and $6,283 to Long Beach Memorial Hospital for medical services rendered to Marina Vasquez's child, Sirai Del Rio. The brain damage Sirai suffered during birth on Nov.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1995
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to pay a mother and her brain-damaged child $790,000 for injuries the child suffered during birth at Los Angeles County King/Drew Medical Center. The supervisors also agreed to pay $65,000 in Medi-Cal expenses and $6,283 to Long Beach Memorial Hospital for medical services rendered to Marina Vasquez's child, Sirai Del Rio. The brain damage Sirai suffered during birth on Nov.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 2000
Inglewood police were searching Sunday for the assailant who fatally stabbed an elderly man in an apparent robbery, then set the man's house on fire to cover up the crime. Phillip Piazza, 78, died Saturday at Los Angeles County King-Drew Medical Center after being stabbed several times in the chest, according to Inglewood police. To disguise the stabbing, the assailant is believed to have started a fire by lighting papers at the rear of Piazza's house, located at 3541 W. 117th St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1998 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A two-year fight over how to spend about $50 million from the sale of an Inglewood hospital is nearing an end, according to the nonprofit organization that will oversee the community windfall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 2000 | MITCHELL LANDSBERG and MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
More than two weeks after it began, a strike against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has put thousands of extra cars on Los Angeles' streets and freeways, cost businesses about $40 million, caused large numbers of people to miss medical appointments, and kept many from work and school. But on Monday, the eventual impact remained unclear as mechanics and supervisors agreed to return to work while the drivers continued on strike.
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October 6, 2005 | Felix Aguilar and Robert Tranquada, FeLIX AGUILAR MD is chairman of the California Latino Medical Assn., Los Angeles chapter. ROBERT TRANQUADA MD is emeritus professor of medicine and public policy at USC.
IS RELENTLESS downsizing really the remedy for Los Angeles County's problematic King/Drew Medical Center? The members of the Board of Supervisors apparently think so. But they're wrong. Founded 33 years ago, King/Drew fulfilled a desperate need for a full-scale healthcare center serving South Los Angeles' then mostly African American poor. But in the years that followed, chronic mismanagement has made King/Drew the troubled stepchild of the county's Department of Health Services.
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March 12, 1995 | JON D. MARKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What will happen if a magnitude 7.5 earthquake ruptures a major fault under urban Los Angeles at midday, and tens of thousands of people try to call 911 at the same time? Haunted by that specter, a Calabasas physician has spawned a plan that could become a model for reshaping California's disaster medical-care system. The key to quake survival, says Dr.
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