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May 29, 1990 | LEON WHITESON
As a young architect struggling to survive the Great Depression, Robert Alexander had a very personal understanding of the need for affordable housing: He couldn't find any. "The 1930s were like the 1980s in the terrible shortage of affordable places to live," Alexander said. "People were truly desperate." That sense of desperation led Alexander to the drawing board where the idea for a new community of affordable housing was born.
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May 29, 1990 | LEON WHITESON
As a young architect struggling to survive the Great Depression, Robert Alexander had a very personal understanding of the need for affordable housing: He couldn't find any. "The 1930s were like the 1980s in the terrible shortage of affordable places to live," Alexander said. "People were truly desperate." That sense of desperation led Alexander to the drawing board where the idea for a new community of affordable housing was born.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1996 | MAKI BECKER
The potential hazards of a major sewer line planned underneath Southwest Los Angeles have sparked neighborhood concern about the effect that noise, air pollution and gas odors will have on residences and schools. Some residents fear their communities will become "the stinkpot capital of the world" during the 2 1/2 years of construction, said one opponent, Minnie Sweet-Goings, who lives in the community of Baldwin Village near Baldwin Hills.
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