May 23, 1993 |
The idea behind the mobile medical units is to bring health care to people who historically have had little or no access to preventive health care. We provide pediatric care, immunization, prenatal care and primary care for kids and adults. We recently acquired a radiology unit where we will provide mammograms for women. We're also expecting to open a dental care unit for the homeless.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1992
Mattel Inc. said its Mattel Foundation will provide $1 million to establish "learning centers" for local children and adults--facilities that will offer day care, educational programs and instruction in English and computer literacy. The El Segundo-based toy maker said the foundation will establish five learning centers over the next three years.
October 25, 1992
As Halloween approaches here are a few festivities going on in a neighborhood near you: Family Fair--Enjoy food, music and dancing at the Larchmont Family Fair. Sponsored by the Larchmont Boulevard Assn., the 28th annual event features Italian, Mexican, Thai, Korean and Japanese fare. In addition, there will be a merry-go-round, a petting zoo, face-painting, and a costume parade for children younger than 14. Larchmont Boulevard from Beverly Boulevard to 1st Street; today, noon to 5 p.m.
April 29, 1994 |
The Garth Brooks AstroTurf Field, situated in the side parking lot of a Compton shopping plaza, is not your prototypical field of dreams. Most afternoons, the unadorned hunk of green carpet sits unused as youngsters zip through their homework, practice computer skills and pump iron next door in the state-of-the-art Youth Education Town after-school complex--a $600,000 response to the 1992 Los Angeles riots by the National Football League, country music star Brooks and the United Way.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 21, 1992 |
Swastikas were painted on a kosher meat shop in Van Nuys before it burst into flame with a neighborhood-jolting roar Monday, apparently set afire by an arsonist, authorities said. But police said it was unclear whether bigotry was the motive. "We're not sure if it's a hate crime or not," Los Angeles Police Detective John Bagnall said. "We're tip-toeing on this one." Police Lt.