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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 Downtown News 9 funds rail efforts. He tells national leaders in Washington, D. C., what to do.“ We need Congress to act on jobs. We need Congress to pass a transportation bill,” he says. Then he notes that the House of Representatives just delayed, for the 10th time, taking action on his America Fast Forward plan, which would allow for 30 years of transit money to be spent in the next decade. Perhaps he should rethink the orders to Congress. 5: 25 p. m. : Getting all business friendly, he proclaims,“ We need an engine of economic development that can target City Hall’s woeful lack of customer focus. Our rules and processes are still too complex. We need an organization that can tackle the stubborn problem of economic opportunity.” That’s a solid mayor’s race stump speech passage, but isn’t that what Villaraigosa was supposed to be doing for the past seven years? 5: 34 p. m. : Talks about hope and references writer Anne Lamott, who I’ve never heard of. By later going ...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
Source: California Digital Newspaper Collection [UC Riverside]
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 10 Downtown News The Giving Theory At Downtown Event, Philanthropist Melanie Lundquist Calls on Foundations to Donate More, Now by Ryan VaillancouRt Advocates for giving now say the conservative spending of foundations ignores the current high need for charitable dollars. With income inequality on the rise, American schools now measure up unimpressively with other developed nations, ranking 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math among 34 countries that participated in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Program for International Assessment. Downtown-based organization works both with clients that spend down their wealth, and those who want their gifts to last forever. staffwRiteR I n an era of crippling public sector budget cuts, diminishing government services, struggling schools and high unemployment, some say the solution to the nation’s societal woes lies not in reform in Washington, D. C., but in the pockets of philanthropists. ...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 Downtown News 11 the course of two weeks, since that’s how long it took them to reassemble,” she told Los Angeles Downtown News .“ They did it very quickly and we know it wasn’t done accurately.” excavation, allowed for an accurate reassembly of the remains. volved with the reburial process or any other county effort to return the remains to the site. Like Martinez, her group believes the bones of different individuals may have been mixed, though she recognizes that she has little re- Bones Maria Benitez, a board member and past Continued from page 7 The tribe also objected to the Native American monitors of the reburial. Martinez said the Gabrieleno members who watched the process separated from her group long ago due to various disagreements. manager of capital projects, Christina Swindall Martinez, secretary for the Gabrieleno Band of Mission Indians, explained that her group was not participating in the reburial process. She pointed to concerns about the“ methods ...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 12 Downtown News erties, Wallace said. Brockman If multifamily housing is a trend, the Downtown market is especially favorable right now for landlords. This month, the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate reported in its 2012 Multifamily Market Forecast that Downtown apartment buildings are 96.8% occupied. As supply has tightened, rents in the area, the report said, have surged 18.2% over the past two years. In the fourth quarter of 2011, rents averaged $ 1,938, according to the report. Only the West Los Angeles submarket posted higher rents, at $ 2,334. Continued from page 1 has performed“ very, very well,” said Adrienne Hill, vice president of marketing and planning at the company. “Simpson is actively looking for acquisitions throughout the country,” Hill said.“ The economics of this project paid off. And if you’re going to be in Downtown L. A., this is the location you want to be.” “In my opinion, every institution in town in two to three years is going to look at thei...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 Downtown News 13 BARGAIN LUNCHES Around the World, Without Leaving Downtown Inexpensive and International Food Options Are Found All Over the Central City by RichaRd Guzmán night. With a budget of $ 15, there’s enough cash for six slices and a $ 2 iced tea, with a little wiggle room for tax. Then again, maybe six slices at lunch is best left to professionals. Proceed with caution. city editoR T he Downtown Los Angeles dining scene offers a great variety of restaurants. This and other publications have reported extensively on the inventive chefs and cuisine that have sprouted here in At 2019 E. Seventh St., ( 213) 627-1430 or the past five years. pizzanista. com. What gets less attention are the international and bargain food options. Which is odd, because a quality meal from just about any region of the world can be found in Downtown, especially at lunch. Los Angeles Downtown News has complied a list of some of the worldwide food options in the neighborhood that cost ...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 14 Downtown News Even if you work for someone else. At 640 N. Spring St., ( 213) 626-0535 or sssmokehouse. com. Lunch Just Dip It : Yes, we’re in the USA section, and yes, the French dip brings to mind the land of baguettes, berets and cancan girls. But c’mon, everyone knows that a French dip is a classic American meal, and no place does the tradition better than Philippe, The Original . The 104-year-old Alameda Street restaurant is proudly old fashioned and it shows in their sandwiches. The beef, ham, pork and turkey dip are all $ 6.50. The fancy lamb dip is $ 8. Yes, the price of a cup of coffee recently went up a whopping 400% to 45 cents, but you can still cover it with the change you find in your couch. You can even add a side of coleslaw ($ 1.25), a kosher pickle ($ 1.15) or a pickled pig’s foot ($ 2.60) and not come close to breaking the bank. Continued from page 13 double chiliburger, fries and a large drink for $ 6.75. If for some crazy reason that’s not enou...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 Downtown News 15 be found at Las Morelianas . Take, for example, the carnitas surtida tacos at the space in the Grand Central Market. The surtida is a traditional dish from Michoacán, Mexico, that is made from a mix of just about every part of the pig that can be eaten — think neck, skin, leg, heart, tongue, liver, kidney, snout, ears and feet. A bite into a surtida taco can be puzzling, but in a good way. There’s the tenderness of carnitas, but also a soft, chewy flavor, which could be the heart. It’s salty and crispy, maybe from the skin or the ears. It’s just $ 2.25 per taco, which means there is plenty of money left over to buy fruit, desserts, bread and more at the dozens of other stalls in Grand Central Market. At 317 S. Broadway, ( 213) 725-0848 or grandcentralsquare. com. Si Señor : Little Tokyo is not the first place that comes to mind for Mexican food. However, plenty of Mexican food fans come to the community to eat at Señor Fish . The cantina serves up a n...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

Downtown News 16 April 23, 2012 April 23, 2012 16 Downtown News HEALTH HEALTH Eat Out Without Pigging Out A Few Simple Menu Suggestions Can Pay Off When Going to a Restaurant by Marilynn Preston Focus on Starters : Next to sharing an entree, this is my favorite tactic when eating out, especially in an upscale restaurant. Open the menu and ignore the entrees. Go immediately to the appetizers, sides and salads. There are great tastes and smaller portions. You’ll save hundreds of calories each time you make a meal of a soup ( not creamy or cheesy) or salad and an appetizer. the more you eat. So tactic No. 1 is to share an entree with a pal. A tummy-trimming alternative is to order an entree yourself, eat half and then take the rest home. D ining out has become our national pastime. So has porking up. Is there a link between them? You bet. If you have a problem leaving food on the plate, then do something daring and order a doggie bag when you order the meal. When it arrives, put half o...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 Downtown News 17 USC Study Links Gene to Autism genetic markers. They also found that expression levels of the gene were higher in brain samples from autism patients than in samples from healthy individuals. Finally, they showed that over-expression of MSNP1AS caused a decrease in moesin protein. Discovery Could Lead to New Ways to Treat Disorder “The autism genetic signal gave us a treasure map with a big X over the Mojave Desert,” Campbell said.“ Instead of searching in the bright lights of Las Vegas or Los Angeles, the nearest big cities, we decided to search right under the big X on the map. We discovered the treasure ( MSNP1AS) in the desert, just where the map said it was.” by Alison Trinidad A 2009 study published in Nature by Kai Wang, now an assistant professor of psychiatry and preventive medicine at the Keck School, found a significant association of genetic risk factors underlying ASD with genetic markers on chromosome 5. The nearest genes ( CDH9 and CDH10...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 18 Downtown News Festival in Downtown Downtown by RichaRd Guzmán from Will Farrell’s Funny or Die website, Under Cover Parking Ticket , a film about meter maids, and Thugs, The Musical , a 25-min-ute faux documentary about a“ non-urban” black actor who wants to show Hollywood he can act tough by producing a theater piece. Tickets! city editoR A nyone considering not attending this week’s L. A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival should listen to the words of event co-founder Gary Anthony Williams. “If you don’t come to the festival, you’re a racist,” said the actor and comedian. Thompson is one of numerous established Hollywood types with a film in the festival. Others include Michael Cera, Wilmer Valderrama, Margaret Cho and David Allen Williams, who is best known for his roles on shows such as“ Boston Legal” and“ Malcolm in the Middle,” is joking. We think. Greer. Now in its fourth year, the festival, set for April 26-29 at the Downtown Independent theater, will screen 89 s...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 Downtown News 19 They Came, They Saw, They Rode Photos by Gary Leonard T he fourth installment of CicLAvia proved that the event is only gaining in popularity. On Sunday, April 15, more than 100,000 people filled 10 miles of city streets where, for five hours, cars were forbidden. The majority of participants were on bicycle, but there were also pedestrians, skateboarders and people pushing strollers. The heart of the event, once again, was in Downtown Los Angeles. FIREFIGHTERS Benefiting the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund OTHE POINT Monday to Friday Noon-1pm SUPPORT OUR LIFE SAVING HEROES! HICH WAY, Monday to Thursday 7-8pm L.A.? Sponsorships Available Corporate • Food Booth • Beverage Booth • Muster Team Follow us: Hope For Firefighters Hope For Firefighters Show your appreciation for our Los Angeles City Firefighters by sponsoring this one-of-a-kind event. • Partner up with a Fire Station. • Compete in the Firefighter Muster Games. • Enjoy Gr...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

20 Downtown News April 23, 2012 LISTINGS EVENTS The‘ Don’t Miss’LisT SPONSORED LISTINGS The Crucible The Theater of Doors, 1726 N. Spring St., ( 213) 444-9817 or tinyurl. com/ czmz3sl A Dutch treAt, the Boss Brings it, AnD turtle Power by Dan Johnson, listings eDitor calendar@ downtownnews. com Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, through June 3: The Theater of the Doors presents Arthur Miller’s The Crucible , set around the 1692 Salem witch trials. Emanuel Rose directs. Arrive early and enjoy art, festivities and refreshments. Free valet parking. A s summer approac hes, what better way to pass the time than by pondering the psychological implications of livin g at the South Pole? That’s on ta p this week at REDCAT, when the Dutch bo ys and gir ls of Wunderbaum sto p by. The y’ve wowed crowds at the Downtown venue twice before, and their Son gs at the End of the World ge ts its West Coast de-but on Saturda y-Sunday, April 28-29. The show explores the myria d possibilities of life in the col...

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Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

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Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

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Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 Downtown News 23 Continued from previous page This business is conducted by a corporation. Registrant has not begun to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. This statement was filed with DEAN LOGAN, Los Angeles County Clerk on March 14, 2012. NOTICE— This fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law ( see Section 14411 et. seq. Business and Professions Code). GC MANAGEMENT, 3470 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1030, Los Angeles CA 90010, are hereby registered by the following registrant: GLOBAL HOUSiNG DEVELOPMENT, iNC., 3470 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1030, Los Angeles, CA 90010. This business is conducted by a limited liability co...

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Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 23 April 2012

April 23, 2012 24 Downtown News Eyes of the Riots .. I Gary and David Leonard Reflect on the 1992 Uprising W hen the verdict came down exonerating the LAPD officers who beat Rodney King, one father and son team were ready with their cameras. important experience. There was no way I wasn’t going to get David the day the verdict came down in the Rodney King trial.” The images chronicle demonstrations at Parker Center, the former LAPD headquarters, and the subsequent chaos that exploded all around them. Los Angeles Downtown News photographer Gary Leonard and his son David, a media artist, rode around the city in an old Volvo taking pictures from the sunroof. Those images, along with a documentary short, will be on display at Leonard’s Take My Picture gallery from noon-5 p. m. on Sunday, April 29, the 20th anniversary of the riots. One of the most compelling photos shows a trio of gun-toting National Guardsmen at First and Alameda streets. Behind them is a work by artist Barbara Kruger,...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 30 April 2012

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 17 May Day marches, enter a film festival, and other happenings Around Town. 2 9 How Downtown is a model for projects in San Pedro and Wilmington. Riding the Rising Tide Real Estate Veteran Nelson Urban Scrawl on rare happenings. Rising Partners With His Son, Christopher, on New Venture. First Up, ‘ Creative’ Space in a Faded Downtown Jewel by Ryan Vaillancourt Downtown’s best sports week ever. staff writer I n 2010, with the economy reeling, weary Down­town business groups looking for market prog­nostications turned to real estate veteran Nelson Rising. And why not? Rising’s sterling resume — part­ner in Maguire Partners, a key driver of the 1980s Downtown office boom; executive at major develop­ment firm Catellus; chair of the Federal Reserve in San Francisco; key player in the Downtown Strategic Plan and the redevelopment of Pershing Square — uniquely qualified him to opine on local economic issues. LAHQ hands out big prizes. So Rising offered an off-the-c...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 30 April 2012

April 30, 2012 April 30, 2012 2 Downtown News AROUNDTOWN TAKE MY PICTURE GARY LEONARD A Downtown Double Film Summer since some 500,000 people flooded Downtown in 2006 to protest a controversial immigration law. Recent turnout has been closer to 5,000 people. It is uncertain how many marchers will show up this week, but the event is expected to be buffeted by a concurrent demonstration planned by Occupy L. A. The LAPD is tracking the activities and will have a strong presence on the streets, said Commander Andrew Smith . “If there’s anybody that intends to make a statement and needs to be arrested, we hope we can do that quickly and surgically so people can express their First Amendment rights the best they can,” Smith said. On the website occupymay1st. org, the grassroots organization is calling on supporters to converge at 2: 30 p. m. at Sixth and Main streets. At 5 p. m., labor groups and Occupy participants plan to gather at Pershing Square. I t’s going to be another big summer f...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 30 April 2012

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 30 April 2012

April 30, 2012 4 Downtown News EDITORIALS Bones: Urban Scrawl by Doug Davis A Cautionary 1} i Tale 7a W iUfei ■v> TVfe QftUo^\ T his month, the remains of Native Americans and some other early inhabitants of the area were reburied on land next to the $ 27 million La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. As the human bones and other artifacts went back into the ground, they also served as a reminder that history needs to be respected, even if doing so might delay a much-desired project. to On April 16, crews began returning the remains that had been removed during the construction of the museum and cultural center at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. However, the process has not ended the acrimony. As Los Angeles Downtown News reported last week, members of some Native American tribes and other groups are still displeased and continue to question the process of identifying and arranging the remains. LA ktlH&S 5. to SECOND ROOKP *—'I of ?uwof£ c The unfortunate ...

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