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December 17, 1988 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, Times Staff Writer
When 16 mattresses were dropped off at the Upper Central Friendship House near downtown Los Angeles late last week, it meant that the newly expanded shelter for families with children could open sooner, director Mary Thompson said, "before the bad rains."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1988 | PENELOPE McMILLAN, Times Staff Writer
When 16 mattresses were dropped off at the Upper Central Friendship House near downtown Los Angeles late last week, it meant that the newly expanded shelter for families with children could open sooner, director Mary Thompson said, "before the bad rains."
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NEWS
September 30, 1990 | BEA MAXWELL
"On Your Feet," a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness, took in $26,000 during its first fund-raising dinner, Sept. 23 at Tribeca restaurant in Beverly Hills. A surprise contribution of $10,000 came from Comic Relief president Bob Zmuda.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1994
The homeless population in Los Angeles has grown an estimated 10% annually for the last several years, according to figures from various city and county agencies. There are scores of missions, shelters and social service providers trying to stem the tide, despite unpredictable public and private funding and wavering support from a citizenry weary and impatient with an unending social crisis.
NEWS
November 28, 1991 | BEA MAXWELL
City of Hope Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute will receive more than $3 million for patient care, scientific research and medical education in such major diseases as leukemia. Proceeds were raised by City of Hope's Food Industries Circle at its 16th annual Harvest Ball Nov. 22 at the Century Plaza. Since its founding in 1973, the circle has raised more than $26 million for the medical center.
BUSINESS
September 14, 1993 | JANE APPLEGATE
Ricardo Villanueva had a big problem. His workers had just finished 500 twin mattress sets for a major discount chain when the store canceled the order.
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