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February 5, 1999 | CAITLIN LIU and JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Year after year, Los Angeles has received millions of dollars for providing housing to poor people with AIDS, but rather than spend the money, the city has allowed much of it to accumulate, infuriating some activists. "We're waiting," said Michael Weinstein, president of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the nation's largest HIV/AIDS medical provider. "We've been waiting for a year."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1999 | CAITLIN LIU and JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Year after year, Los Angeles has received millions of dollars for providing housing to poor people with AIDS, but rather than spend the money, the city has allowed much of it to accumulate, infuriating some activists. "We're waiting," said Michael Weinstein, president of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the nation's largest HIV/AIDS medical provider. "We've been waiting for a year."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1997 | STEVE CARNEY
Annie's House, a nonprofit group that operates a home in Huntington Beach for people with AIDS, is holding a fund-raiser Sunday in Irvine. The residence serves as a home for about five people at a time who otherwise might not have a place to stay or be able to keep up their own homes, said Patricia McCabe, president of Annie's House.
HEALTH
July 27, 1998 | SANDRA G. BOODMAN, WASHINGTON POST
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1996 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Since being disabled by AIDS two years ago, Jim Rider has been unable to work and has been dependent on public housing, such as the transitional home in Santa Ana where he has lived for the past eight months. But in a twist of good fortune earlier this year, Rider's name was among those selected to move into the first apartment building in Orange County created to offer low-cost housing for people who are HIV-positive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
The Los Angeles Housing and Community Redevelopment Committee on Wednesday approved using more than $2.6 million to establish a North Hollywood residential facility for people with AIDS and HIV. "This is not a hospice, but simply a place to live," said Tom Henry, deputy to Councilman Joel Wachs, whose district includes the proposed site for the residential center.
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.
HEALTH
July 27, 1998 | SANDRA G. BOODMAN, WASHINGTON POST
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.
NEWS
July 16, 1992 | From Associated Press
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 | DOUGLAS ALGER
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
The Los Angeles Housing and Community Redevelopment Committee on Wednesday approved using more than $2.6 million to establish a North Hollywood residential facility for people with AIDS and HIV. "This is not a hospice, but simply a place to live," said Tom Henry, deputy to Councilman Joel Wachs, whose district includes the proposed site for the residential center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1997 | STEVE CARNEY
Annie's House, a nonprofit group that operates a home in Huntington Beach for people with AIDS, is holding a fund-raiser Sunday in Irvine. The residence serves as a home for about five people at a time who otherwise might not have a place to stay or be able to keep up their own homes, said Patricia McCabe, president of Annie's House.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1996 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Since being disabled by AIDS two years ago, Jim Rider has been unable to work and has been dependent on public housing, such as the transitional home in Santa Ana where he has lived for the past eight months. But in a twist of good fortune earlier this year, Rider's name was among those selected to move into the first apartment building in Orange County created to offer low-cost housing for people who are HIV-positive.
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
March 26, 1995 | MARY ANNE PEREZ
Officials expect construction to begin next month on a new clinic at the Ramona Gardens housing project that will offer expanded medical and dental services to low-income residents. Months of delays have caused some residents to doubt whether the clinic would become reality.
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