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July 11, 1990 | BILL BOYARSKY
The typical patient at the Minority AIDS Project is gay, poor and black, under 40, estranged from his family and addicted to drugs. If he isn't already overcome with the symptoms of AIDS, he's just been hit with the realization that he has the disease and will die from it. Dealing with complex cases such as his require medical technology, drug treatment, home care and financial and psychological support.
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August 7, 1991 | JANNY SCOTT, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
Dr. Reed V. Tuckson, the outspoken former commissioner of public health for Washington, D.C., and an advocate for improved health care for the disadvantaged, has tentatively agreed to become president of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Watts.
NEWS
April 19, 1991 | TIM RUTTEN
There is a convenience store not far from our house that usually lives up to its name. It's a handy place for picking up cold drinks or the odd item forgotten during regular shopping. This week was an exception. When I stopped in Monday morning, people were three deep at the counter. Others were standing in the aisles filling out small slips of paper.
NEWS
November 8, 1991 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying minorities are not getting a fair share of home loans, Mayor Tom Bradley on Thursday unveiled a proposed ordinance requiring that banks and thrifts disclose their lending practices--and directing Los Angeles agencies to rank banks that compete for city deposits. The announcement coincided with the release of a city-commissioned survey that revealed disparities in the number of home purchase and improvement loans in minority and non-minority neighborhoods.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1988
Los Angeles County transit officials and Mayor Tom Bradley are scheduled to sign an agreement Monday creating a special $15-million fund designed to help more minority businesses get in on the region's growing number of mass-transit construction contracts. Small minority businesses often have difficulty getting bonded by financial institutions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 1988 | PHILIP HAGER, Times Staff Writer
A state Supreme Court member Monday heatedly criticized a novel trial court order requiring Los Angeles County officials to deputize thousands of county employees to register low-income and minority voters. "Who elected the trial judge in this case (to act) as the Board of Supervisors?" asked Justice Marcus M. Kaufman, his voice booming through the courtroom as he fired questions at a lawyer for civil rights groups defending the order in a hearing before the justices.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1988 | SCOTT HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
A citizens committee formed to promote Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s plans to drill for oil beneath the Pacific Palisades has been funneling company money into newspaper advertising aimed at the city's black and Latino communities, a financial disclosure statement shows. The pro-drilling group, which calls itself the Los Angeles Public and Coastal Protection Committee, collected $35,000 between Dec. 17 and Dec. 31--all of it from Occidental.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1988
The trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District on Wednesday unanimously approved plans to start a high school on the campus of Southwest Community College to encourage minority students to go to college. The idea needs a green light from the proposed co-sponsor, the Los Angeles Unified School District. If all goes as planned, the South Los Angeles school will open in September with 100 students and grow to no more than 480 within three years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1989
The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday confirmed Mayor Tom Bradley's appointment of a Westside attorney to the Library Commission despite complaints that no Hispanics or Asians sit on the panel. In a letter distributed to the council, Councilwoman Gloria Molina criticized Bradley's system of making appointments to city commissions and called for a review of the policies concerning minorities.
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