Will Another LA Hospital Bite the Dust?
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Last year Martin Luther King was shut down. Now Harbor-UCLA is in trouble, with the death of a patient attracting attention from federal inspectors. On Reporter’s Notebook, will the Hollywood Sign get some unwanted neighbors: five luxury homes on the same mountain?
President Calderon Comes to Town ()
Meeting today with President Felipe Calderon, Governor Schwarzenegger said that California and Mexico share a “terrific partnership.” He did not mention immigration. But Calderon did when he addressed the state legislature, saying that “Mexican and Mexican-American workers are a large reason for the dynamic economy of California.”
- Fernando Guerra: Professor of Political Science at Loyola Marymount University and Director of its Center for the Study of Los Angeles, @LMU_CSLA
Emergency Rooms Dropping Like Flies: Is Harbor-UCLA Next? ()
County Supervisor Gloria Molina said yesterday that Harbor-UCLA Medical Center may be “entering a spiral very similar to what happened at Martin Luther King.” King was shut down after federal inspectors called it a danger to patients. Now, federal inspectors are taking a long look at Harbor-UCLA.
- Jim Lott: Executive Vice President of the Hospital Association of Southern California
- Michael Cousineau: Professor of Research at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California
Land Near Hollywood Sign Is Up For Sale ()
The Hollywood Sign originally was a promotion for Hollywoodland, a housing development in that part of Los Angeles. Now the owners of adjacent land want to build five luxury homes—spoiling what today’s LA Times calls “one of the most famous postcard views in the world.”
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