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September 24, 1988 | JOHN SPANO, Times Staff Writer
Felton James, 44, a regular on Los Angeles' Skid Row, came because he had nothing else to do. Just out after a year in jail, Ernest Barnes, 36, said he hadn't been picked in the 5 a.m. labor pool and needed the free lunch. Linda Bolton, 29, a self-described prostitute, said she needed a break and came for fresh air and the music.
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December 24, 1991
Federal officials have awarded more than $1.4 million to a California bank to build or refurbish low-income housing, including two hotels on Los Angeles' Skid Row, bank representatives said Monday. Some of the subsidy from the Federal Home Loan Bank will go toward rehabilitation and seismic retrofitting of the Carton and Haskell hotels near downtown, which together have 83 single-occupancy rooms.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1991
Federal officials have awarded more than $1.4 million to a California bank to build or refurbish low-income housing, including two hotels on Los Angeles' Skid Row, bank representatives said Monday. Some of the subsidy from the Federal Home Loan Bank will go toward rehabilitation and seismic retrofitting of the Carton and Haskell hotels near downtown, which together have 83 single-occupancy rooms.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1989 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Staff Writer
Brenda is a short, stumpy drug addict who lives on downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row. Last winter she found a couple of friends. One is Peter Lassen, a wheelchair-bound Vietnam War veteran who is head architect and planner for SRO Housing Corp., set up by the Community Redevelopment Agency to refurbish run-down hotels and turn them into low-rent housing. The other is a tree.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1989 | MYRNA OLIVER, Times Staff Writer
Brenda is a short, stumpy drug addict who lives on downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row. Last winter she found a couple of friends. One is Peter Lassen, a wheelchair-bound Vietnam War veteran who is head architect and planner for SRO Housing Corp., set up by the Community Redevelopment Agency to refurbish run-down hotels and turn them into low-rent housing. The other is a tree.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 1988 | JOHN SPANO, Times Staff Writer
Felton James, 44, a regular on Los Angeles' Skid Row, came because he had nothing else to do. Just out after a year in jail, Ernest Barnes, 36, said he hadn't been picked in the 5 a.m. labor pool and needed the free lunch. Linda Bolton, 29, a self-described prostitute, said she needed a break and came for fresh air and the music.
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