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June 23, 1995
In a ceremony that featured tributes from patients and firefighters, the Burn Center at Sherman Oaks Hospital saluted its 25th anniversary Thursday by renaming the acclaimed facility after its founder and medical director. With the help of children who had been his patients, Dr. A. Richard Grossman unveiled a sign declaring it the Grossman Burn Center at Sherman Oaks Hospital.
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April 9, 1996
So how does a veteran volunteer at Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center celebrate her 100th birthday? If the volunteer is Starr Mitchell, the celebration includes a party with lemon cake (it's her favorite), fruit punch, a book on Jewish history and a gathering of a few dozen of her favorite doctors, nurses and fellow volunteers from the hospital's Social Services Department.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1996
So how does a veteran volunteer at Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center celebrate her 100th birthday? If the volunteer is Starr Mitchell, the celebration includes a party with lemon cake (it's her favorite), fruit punch, a book on Jewish history and a gathering of a few dozen of her favorite doctors, nurses and fellow volunteers from the hospital's Social Services Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1995
In a ceremony that featured tributes from patients and firefighters, the Burn Center at Sherman Oaks Hospital saluted its 25th anniversary Thursday by renaming the acclaimed facility after its founder and medical director. With the help of children who had been his patients, Dr. A. Richard Grossman unveiled a sign declaring it the Grossman Burn Center at Sherman Oaks Hospital.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1995 | GREG MILLER
Triad Healthcare Inc., which operates Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, said it has emerged from bankruptcy with a reorganization plan that will give state government an opportunity to recover at least $36 million of nearly $167 million in state-insured debt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1994 | IRENE WIELAWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday against Triad Healthcare Inc.--owner of two financially ailing San Fernando Valley hospitals--to prevent the company from firing its management team and using hospital operating money for other purposes. The order was requested by officials of the state's Cal-Mortgage program, which insured the loan that enabled Triad to buy the hospitals in 1991.
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August 3, 1994 | IRENE WIELAWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nurse Denise O'Neil's phone was ringing off the hook last winter with job offers, but she was heartsick over the reason. Her employer, Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, had just been thrust into the public spotlight as one of two hospitals owned by financially troubled Triad Healthcare of Encino. Every week, it seemed, the newspapers brought more news of corporate turmoil, staggering debt and, finally, bankruptcy.
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November 4, 1994 | ERIC SLATER
When they arrived at the hospital, Ron Mass' sisters were at first unsure that the charred man was their brother--until they looked toward the end of the gurney. "We saw his feet and knew it was him," said his sister Marlena Hernandez. "He has pretty feet." On Thursday, one year and one day after Mass escaped the Topanga Canyon fires by running through a corridor of flame, his feet were visible, and arguably still pretty, through a pair of Birkenstock sandals.
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May 8, 1996 | MARGARET RAMIREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With a pistol in his pocket, comedian Martin Lawrence ran into traffic on busy Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks on Tuesday, cursing and screaming at oncoming cars until he was taken away by police and hospitalized, authorities and witnesses said. Lawrence, star of the television sitcom "Martin" and the films "Bad Boys" and "A Thin Line Between Love & Hate," was found in the middle of Ventura Boulevard at Tyrone Avenue about 12:30 p.m., said Sgt. Bert Mora of the Los Angeles Police Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 1991
A Lakewood woman and her two children, severely burned in a gas explosion this week, underwent reconstructive surgery Friday for extensive third-degree burns and remained hospitalized in critical condition. Debra J. Bell, 34, and her two children, Kizzie, 5, and Charles, 4, each underwent surgery by teams of doctors at the burn center of Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center. Dr.
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April 11, 1995 | GREG MILLER
Triad Healthcare Inc., which operates Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, said it has emerged from bankruptcy with a reorganization plan that will give state government an opportunity to recover at least $36 million of nearly $167 million in state-insured debt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1994 | ERIC SLATER
When they arrived at the hospital, Ron Mass' sisters were at first unsure that the charred man was their brother--until they looked toward the end of the gurney. "We saw his feet and knew it was him," said his sister Marlena Hernandez. "He has pretty feet." On Thursday, one year and one day after Mass escaped the Topanga Canyon fires by running through a corridor of flame, his feet were visible, and arguably still pretty, through a pair of Birkenstock sandals.
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August 3, 1994 | IRENE WIELAWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nurse Denise O'Neil's phone was ringing off the hook last winter with job offers, but she was heartsick over the reason. Her employer, Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, had just been thrust into the public spotlight as one of two hospitals owned by financially troubled Triad Healthcare of Encino. Every week, it seemed, the newspapers brought more news of corporate turmoil, staggering debt and, finally, bankruptcy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1994 | IRENE WIELAWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday against Triad Healthcare Inc.--owner of two financially ailing San Fernando Valley hospitals--to prevent the company from firing its management team and using hospital operating money for other purposes. The order was requested by officials of the state's Cal-Mortgage program, which insured the loan that enabled Triad to buy the hospitals in 1991.
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September 16, 1992 | JULIE TAMAKI
A 33-year-old Burbank woman died early Tuesday morning from injuries she suffered when her car slammed into a tree in North Hollywood, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Kristin Newark was driving east on Chandler Boulevard near Buffalo Avenue at 11:40 p.m. Monday, when her car ran off the road and hit a tree, Officer Robert Robinson said. Newark was taken to Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, where she died an hour later of massive chest injuries.
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February 7, 1993
An employee of a Van Nuys body shop was badly burned Saturday after a flash fire broke out inside the shop, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. The victim, a 49-year-old man, was taken to Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, where he was listed in serious condition with burns over 30% of his body, Fire Department spokesman Bob Collis said. Five fire companies fought the blaze at Van Nuys Auto Body, 6050 Van Nuys Blvd., and contained the fire a short time later.
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