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Times Staff WritersIn an outpouring that was by turns hostile and heartsick, the community that relies on Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center turned out in force Monday to strenuously oppose plans to close the hospital's prized trauma unit. A public hearing at an...
Tags: Heart Attack, Medical Services, Maxine Waters, Politics, Health
Times Staff WriterOn the sultry evening of Aug. 11, 1965, a 21-year-old black man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol at 116th Street and Avalon Boulevard for driving drunk. A crowd gathered. Frye resisted arrest. A patrolman struck him...
Times Political WriterIn the heart of downtown, at the corner of 14th and Clay, stands the Elihu Harris state office building, a high-rise monument to the city's former Sacramento representative and mayor. On the 22nd floor of the stone-and-glass tower sits the office of...
Times Staff WritersThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Monday unexpectedly moved to shut down the trauma unit at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, immediately drawing the ire of physicians, politicians and community activists. The only public...
Times Staff WriterPoliticians and others fighting to save the endangered trauma center at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center have called it "a model for the country" and "the crown jewel" of the hospital. The reality, however, is more complicated, according to...
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