CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 1994
Water bottles may be filled free at: * Chatsworth High School, 10027 Lurline Ave. * Granada Hills High School, 10535 Zelzah Ave. * John F.Kennedy High School, 11254 Gothic Ave., Granada Hills * Sylmar High School, 13050 Borden Ave. Report water trouble: (818) 503-1783; Between 3:30 p.m. and 7 a.m.: (213) 580-8120 MISCELLANEOUS PHONE NUMBERS In areas that are part of the city of Los Angeles: * Trees down and removal of street debris, call the city of Los Angeles: (213) 485-5661 or (213) 485-2121.
January 15, 1995 |
Damage to structures and repair costs for Los Angeles and area communities, based on city inspections (includes both residential and commercial buildings): Buildings damaged Repair Estimated Red- Yellow- Green- permits repair tagged tagged tagged issued costs Agoura Hills 0 6 NA NA $400,000 inspections NA Burbank 14 58 NA 839 $58 million 4,085 inspections Calabasas 10 700 700 440 $11.
January 19, 1994
4:31 a.m. Monday morning. A subterranean wave rolls across the Los Angeles Basin and millions of people are simultaneously jolted from sleep. The intensely communal experience of shared disaster begins, a ritual that has become all too common for Southlanders. For most, the day starts with calming the children's jitters and checking for broken plates and glasses. The less fortunate begin to sift through the rubble of their homes, to search for lost pets.
May 29, 1988
Not long ago instructor Margene Larson pinned a computer printout bearing these lines from a student named Mina on a bulletin board in the Los Angeles Times Reading Lab: Yesterday I absent because my daught and I went to the Doctor she was sick. wen they come at home I clind my house, and I cook for my children." Two days later, Mina, an ESL (English as a Second Language) student who entered the Times high-tech program last Dec.