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January 27, 1994 | KAY HWANGBO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As soon as word got out that Hyun Sook Lee, an immigrant from Korea, had lost her husband, son and home in the Northridge earthquake, the Los Angeles community of Korean immigrants and their American-born descendants swung into action. * Within days, the 42-year-old Northridge resident had played host to a steady stream of visitors, including the Korean consul general and envoys from several charities. Community members donated thousands of dollars to Lee and her surviving son, Jason.
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November 6, 1994 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The massive earthquake that rocked houses and businesses off their foundations Jan. 17 also shook the tenuous and sometimes volatile relationship between San Fernando Valley and south Los Angeles lawmakers. The tension has been evident during a recent series of City Hall squabbles over how to divide limited recovery dollars between quake-ravaged Valley communities and south Los Angeles neighborhoods still reeling from the impact of the 1992 riots.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1994 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the second time in as many months, San Fernando Valley lawmakers are closing ranks in a bid to increase earthquake repair funding for the Valley at the expense of South Los Angeles communities. The simmering dispute is expected to come to a head Wednesday, when the City Council is scheduled to decide how to distribute $2.2 million in federal grants to help senior citizens recover from the Northridge quake.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1994 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the second time in as many months, San Fernando Valley lawmakers are closing ranks in a bid to increase earthquake repair funding for the Valley at the expense of South Los Angeles communities. The simmering dispute is expected to come to a head Wednesday, when the City Council is scheduled to decide how to distribute $2.2 million in federal grants to help senior citizens recover from the Northridge quake.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1992 | JOHN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fearing that the San Fernando Valley may be ignored in the post-riot Rebuild L.A. effort, leaders of a group of community-based organizations have joined together to make sure the area's social and structural problems are not overlooked. Organizers of the movement say they recognize that most of the riot damage occurred in South Los Angeles. But they say the northeast Valley has problems similar to the poverty and disaffection that contributed to the rioting.
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January 26, 1994 | SHAWN HUBLER and ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Los Angeles city officials struggling with the earthquake's aftermath shifted from an emergency footing to a recovery mode Tuesday, consolidating shelters, cutting hours at the main operations center and returning police to their regular shifts in all but the severely damaged areas of the San Fernando Valley. "We're hopefully winding down this emergency stage," said Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, "although it won't be fully wound down until everybody is in homes and shelters."
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January 25, 1994 | PAUL FELDMAN and TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The devastating earthquake that toppled buildings and freeways across Los Angeles is also threatening to knock ongoing efforts to rebuild Los Angeles' riot-torn inner-city neighborhoods off an already teetering foundation.
NEWS
November 6, 1994 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The massive earthquake that rocked houses and businesses off their foundations Jan. 17 also shook the tenuous and sometimes volatile relationship between San Fernando Valley and south Los Angeles lawmakers. The tension has been evident during a recent series of City Hall squabbles over how to divide limited recovery dollars between quake-ravaged Valley communities and south Los Angeles neighborhoods still reeling from the impact of the 1992 riots.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1999
Cutting corners may not only fail to save time, it can cost time, as the Los Angeles Unified School District learned the hard way in trying to select a site for a new high school in Arleta. In its rush not to lose a good site to a competitor, the district failed to follow its own policy of informing the public it was considering the site, an old Gemco store lot.
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December 18, 1988 | ELIZABETH LU, Times Staff Writer
In the wake of recent fires, the city has opened a Disaster Assistance Center to serve residents whose homes were destroyed, a city spokesman said. City officials are also waiting to hear whether Los Angeles County will qualify for state disaster relief to rebuild or rehabilitate damaged structures, City Manager Ralph Webb said. The county, and therefore the city, will qualify for such loans if at least 25 people in the county have losses that are at least 40% uninsured, Webb said. The Dec.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1994 | KAY HWANGBO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As soon as word got out that Hyun Sook Lee, an immigrant from Korea, had lost her husband, son and home in the Northridge earthquake, the Los Angeles community of Korean immigrants and their American-born descendants swung into action. * Within days, the 42-year-old Northridge resident had played host to a steady stream of visitors, including the Korean consul general and envoys from several charities. Community members donated thousands of dollars to Lee and her surviving son, Jason.
NEWS
January 26, 1994 | SHAWN HUBLER and ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Los Angeles city officials struggling with the earthquake's aftermath shifted from an emergency footing to a recovery mode Tuesday, consolidating shelters, cutting hours at the main operations center and returning police to their regular shifts in all but the severely damaged areas of the San Fernando Valley. "We're hopefully winding down this emergency stage," said Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, "although it won't be fully wound down until everybody is in homes and shelters."
NEWS
January 25, 1994 | PAUL FELDMAN and TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The devastating earthquake that toppled buildings and freeways across Los Angeles is also threatening to knock ongoing efforts to rebuild Los Angeles' riot-torn inner-city neighborhoods off an already teetering foundation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1992 | JOHN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fearing that the San Fernando Valley may be ignored in the post-riot Rebuild L.A. effort, leaders of a group of community-based organizations have joined together to make sure the area's social and structural problems are not overlooked. Organizers of the movement say they recognize that most of the riot damage occurred in South Los Angeles. But they say the northeast Valley has problems similar to the poverty and disaffection that contributed to the rioting.
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