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May 8, 1994 | SANDRA HERNANDEZ
When Sarah Smith decided to open a homeless shelter, she knew some hard times lay ahead. And now, nearly a year after she began offering a respite for families, she is battling to keep it open. Sitting in her small office, Smith said she is unsure how to begin to confront the problems that threaten the Family Service Center at 250 E. 120th St.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 1998 | HOLLY EDWARDS
Some of the funniest women in Los Angeles are taking the stage on Sunday afternoons this month to raise money for domestic-violence shelters and programs established by the Theatre of Hope for Abused Women. Heidi Joyce, creator and host of "Stand Up Against Domestic Violence," said she initiated the semiannual, all-female stand-up comedy show last year to raise awareness of domestic violence and the emotional devastation it causes.
NEWS
June 19, 1994 | TOMMY LI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
On any given day, David Rambeau can peer through his second-story office window overlooking a trash-filled, urine-stained Skid Row back alley and point out a drug dealer. "The drug dealers make a lot of money down here," he said. "There are so many people using drugs down here because it's easy to get. This area is really a pocket for drugs." Some of the drug dealers' clients are Rambeau's clients. Rambeau, 47, a Paiute Indian, runs United American Indian Involvement Inc.
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