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July 16, 1995 | LESLIE BERESTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the shadow of Wilshire Boulevard's commercial high-rises, the residents of a block-long stretch of Shatto Place live with a sort of fear more natural to a place like Sarajevo. Rarely do they let their children play in the street or socialize outside the aging brick buildings that line the short block between Wilshire and 7th Street. Many are afraid to go outside because they, too, live on a battlefront.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1995 | LESLIE BERESTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the shadow of Wilshire Boulevard's commercial high-rises, the residents of a block-long stretch of Shatto Place live with a sort of fear more natural to a place like Sarajevo. Rarely do they let their children play in the street or socialize outside the aging brick buildings that line the short block between Wilshire and 7th Street. Many are afraid to go outside because they, too, live on a battlefront.
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REAL ESTATE
November 1, 1987
Dow Jones & Co. Inc. has signed an $8.5-million lease to move its Southern California operation to 6500 Wilshire Blvd. Dow Jones' 77-person editorial and administrative staffs are currently based at 514 Shatto Place, a location they have occupied for more than 15 years. Cushman & Wakefield negotiated the 10-year lease. The move is scheduled for December.
REAL ESTATE
January 27, 1985
The Wilshire Commerce building, an office and retail complex at 3101 Wilshire Blvd., has been sold by the Heritage Group to Michael Koss and Marc Scott for a reported $6.25 million. The 86,333-square-foot building, on more than two acres, is at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Shatto Place, directly across from Bullocks Wilshire department store. Tenants include restaurants, a computer learning center, boutiques and AT&T.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1998
A nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the healthy social and emotional development of children and other youths will unveil its new headquarters at 500 Shatto Place today s) with an open house. "With this new central location, El Nido Family Centers can more effectively administer the counseling, case management and parent education programs that we provide throughout Los Angeles County," said the centers' executive director Emily Lloyd.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1989
A coalition of Southern California groups supporting the democratic movement in China said it is expecting 10,000 people for a Los Angeles rally and march to the Chinese consulate Sunday afternoon. Monterey Park City Councilwoman Judy Chu, Chinese journalist Chang Qing Cao and two Chinese students at UCLA will be among the speakers. Sue Fan, one of the organizers of the Peace March Organizing Committee of Southern California, said Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley and U.S. Sen. Alan Cranston (D-Calif.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1995
Los Angeles police said at least one person was killed, another critically injured and two others less seriously wounded Friday night in what they termed a drive-by shooting near Wilshire Boulevard and Shatto Place in the Wilshire district. More than 20 police cars cordoned off an area about a quarter-mile square along Wilshire and Vermont and New Hampshire Avenues, after one of the assailants opened fire on detectives and then escaped into the neighborhood.
NEWS
November 23, 1999 | MATT LAIT and SCOTT GLOVER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Prosecutors will ask a judge to overturn the conviction of a gang member accused of assaulting police during a controversial 1996 shooting in which Los Angeles Police Department officers from the scandal-plagued Rampart Division killed one man and wounded two others, sources said Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1988
A development company has been ordered to pay $10,471 in fines and restitution after pleading no contest to nine misdemeanors stemming from slum conditions at a Wilshire District apartment building. Municipal Court Commissioner Barry Cohn ruled that $6,700 of the amount paid by the Hollywood company, Vadehra Enterprises Inc., must go to the Fred Jordan Mission, which provides free meals to the homeless, and Las Familias del Pueblo, which helps families move away from the Skid Row district.
NEWS
June 26, 1989 | JOHN H. LEE and DAVID DORION, Times Staff Writers
A pickup truck rammed through the double glass doors of the Chinese Consulate in the 500 block of South Shatto Place on Sunday night, Los Angeles police said. About 15 minutes later in Chinatown, a similar make truck smashed through the Bank of America branch office at Broadway and College Street. Rampart Division Sgt. Tom Knopp said officers called in a report of the 9:45 p.m. incident at the consulate, but details were sketchy. The impact apparently shattered the doors, but did no further damage.
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