CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1992
UC San Diego Medical Center officials said Friday they have received approval by the University of California regents to build a facility to house out-of-town patients and their families. Construction of the building, to be called the Bannister Family House in honor of Ralph L. Bannister, founder of Bannister Steel, is tentatively scheduled to begin in November. It will be built just northwest of the main hospital building in Hillcrest on property overlooking a canyon.
July 27, 1998 |
Anurita Mendhiratta leaned close to the bedside of stroke patient Richard Bryan and asked him whether his right side still felt numb. Then Mendhiratta, an internist with Kaiser Permanente, told the 72-year-old Rockville, Md., resident that he would need to spend several more days in the hospital, so that doctors could carefully monitor the levels of a blood-thinning drug he was taking.
May 9, 1991
The Community Housing Corp. has been awarded $2 million in state loans to build the first affordable housing project in California designed specifically to meet the needs of AIDS patients. The 22-unit apartment complex will be located on Harper Avenue north of Santa Monica Boulevard. It will provide a number of special features for its residents, including bedrooms with extra space for medical equipment and an emergency call system.
July 16, 1992 |
Up to half of all Americans with AIDS are either homeless or about to become so, and at least 15% of the people living on the streets are infected with the AIDS virus, a federal commission reported Wednesday. "The failure of the present Administration to address the . . . AIDS housing crisis is clear," a report by the National Commission on AIDS said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 3, 1995 |
A fund-raising campaign has generated more than $55 million for local nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County, including dozens of agencies in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys. The United Way of Greater Los Angeles ended its fund-raising efforts for the 1995-96 fiscal year Friday. The United Way has allocated $44.9 million for area charities during its fiscal year.
August 29, 1986 |
A measure designed to encourage the development and production of an AIDS vaccine easily won Senate approval Thursday on a 34-0 vote. The bill, by Assemblyman John Vasconcellos (D-Santa Clara), would provide $6 million for testing any promising vaccines developed by California companies.