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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 5 The Readers Speak Out C an’t say the building’s much of a looker, but hey, that’s another gap in DTLA’s urban fabric gone. Maybe the real thing will look better than the renderings. — Chris Loos, May 11, 11: 50 a. m. Website Comments on a New Museum, Parking and More Regarding the article“ The Next Italian Job,” about the proposed Italian American Museum, published May 21, by Richard Guzmán E very week Los Angeles Downtown News gets online comments to the stories we publish. These are some of the most interesting responses. Additional comments are welcome at ladowntownnews. com. Regarding the article“ Vendor Crackdowns in Style in the Fashion District,” about the LAPD giving tickets to shop owners with merchandise on the sidewalks, published May 7, by Richard Guzmán I really enjoyed this article. However, I felt that you left out two important parts of Italian culture in Los Angeles. First, St. Peter’s Italian Church and Casa Italiana in Chinatown, and t...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
Source: California Digital Newspaper Collection [UC Riverside]
Country/State of Publication: California, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

6 Downtown News June 4, 2012 Creative Re-casting Century Old Arts District Building Reborn After $ 2.5 Million Renovation by RichaRd Guzmán The two-year renovation was the first Downtown project by Hadim, the president of the Culver City-based Nick Hadim Group of Companies. He said other Central City developments are in the pipeline. city editoR W hen Nick Hadim first saw the two-story building at 941 E. Second St., it wasn’t exactly a beautiful sight. The transformation included new windows and large, metal-framed doors with glass panels ( the metal received a rust treatment to give the doors an aged, industrial look). The exterior also got new stucco and a dark gray paint job. The 1905 Arts District structure was originally built to house a winery and later served as a distribution warehouse for Anheuser Busch. However, the 24,000-square-foot edifice had been abandoned for years. Graffiti covered the walls, the windows were broken and the doors were boarded up. Inside, sandblastin...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 7 County Orders the county saying there are health hazards on Skid Row, why are they waiting?” said Estela Lopez, executive director of the Central City East Association, which oversees the Industrial District Business Improvement District’s privately funded street cleaning efforts in part of Skid Row. City to Clean Up Skid Row Lopez said CCEA members are increasingly frustrated by an encampment of people affiliated with Occupy L. A. on Towne Avenue. Last week, her staffers donned hazmat suits and planned to remove what she termed“ obvious public health threats.” The effort was met with opposition from the protestors, and was ultimately blocked by police who warned the BID members that they could not remove anyone’s property, said LAPD Capt. Horace Frank. Officials Cite ‘ Immediate Public Health Risk’ in Area Where What’s the Plan? Garbage Has Piled Up City officials say the injunction not only leads to health risks, but that it empowers people to store en...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

8 Downtown News June 4, 2012 CONVERSATIONS The Principles of r Principles an Arts School Principal teat* Norman Isaacs, the Head of Downtown’s $ 232 Million High School, Reflects on a Job Others Kept Turning Down by Ryan Vaillancourt he worked for a vending machine company. Isaacs recently sat down with Los Angeles Downtown News to discuss arts education, budget shortfalls and the student body. staff writer T he current school year was already a month old when Norman Isaacs got a call from the Los Angeles Unified School District. Officials there wanted him to take over as principal at the high-pro-file, $ 232 million Ramon C. Cortines High School for the Visual and Performing Arts on Grand Avenue. Los Angeles Downtown News : Given the leadership turmoil at this school, why did you even want the job? Norman Isaacs : I had taken off two years and traveled through Europe and Asia with my wife. I was basically at a point where I really wanted to master my foreign language, which is Span...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 9 State L. A.], where they take all these kids who have been dancing since they have been walking. My feeling, here, was the district had spent all this money on this facility. It was in contrast to the charter school I had just done, where I had put in most of my own money, about $ 750,000, to build a school myself. USC to Launch Downtown Charter High School in Fall T he University of Southern California Rossier School of Education plans to open a 650-seat charter high school in a Downtown office building in September. Rossier School officials. Classes will start Sept. 4. The school is currently interviewing teacher candidates and enrolling 150 incoming ninth graders. Eventually the school will grow to 650 students. I didn’t worry about the political stuff. I also have a wonderful pension with the state. Next year, I’ll be working for $ 1 a year. The key thing is I’m not someone starving, I’m not a missionary. I believe in the school and I want the other ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 11 of the formation of The Beatles. Based on the 1994 movie of the same name, the musical will play Los Angeles before moving to Broadway. The season opener ( Oct. 10-Nov. 18) is Seminar , a Pulitzer Prize finalist by Theresa Rebeck about four writers who sign up for a class led by a literary lion ( played by Goldblum). It is followed by the Tony-winning revival of Porter’s 1934 masterpiece Anything Goes ( Nov. 27-Jan. 6). After Backbeat comes End of the Rainbow ( March 12-April 21), which stars Tony nominee Tracie Bennett. Following a brief revival of Fela ! ( April 25-May 5; it played the Ahmanson last year) is the closing production of Kander and Ebb’s The Scottsboro Boys ( May 26-June 30). Tickets and information at ( 213) 972-7444 or centerthe- Around Town Games On Continued from page 2 with Downtown ties, get the feature treatment this week at a conference at USC. The third annual TOD Summit takes place Thursday, June 7, from 7: 30 a. m.-12: 30 p. m....

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

12 Downtown News June 4, 2012 same theme, she added. The lease for the property would be for 20 years. money. He referred to a decades-long battle between Olvera Street merchants and the city over rental rates. That was finally settled last summer when new long-term leases were signed. Pico House Troubled Past Skid Row In 2010 the Pico House and the Hellman-Quon Building were part of a request for proposals for what is known as the Pico-Garnier Block. That included four buildings that were put up for public bid at once. Continued from page 1 from the Galloway Group, a Newport Beach-based real estate and development firm, and Downtown’s Primestore Development. It is unknown if either will submit bids. Calls to both companies were not returned. Another issue Russell feels may scare away investors is long-running litigation between the city and Old Los Angeles Company, an entity whose partners include attorney and restaurateur Andy Camacho. Old L. A. long had primary rights to develop ...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 13 L. A. Kings Where to Watch the Game N o ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals games this week in Downtown? No problem. Here are some of bigscreen options where you can catch every goal, check and even a few drinks and snacks. Continued from page 1 games in Los Angeles. But he expects the hockey games’ impact to compare to that of the 2011 NBA All-Star Game, which was projected to spark $ 85 million in local spending on everything from ticket sales to hotel stays to parties. Pick Your Poison at L. A. Live : Get closest to the live game at L. A. Live , where you can take in the contest at the mecca of sports televisions that is the ESPN Zone. Or visit the beer paradise the Yard House. Seven other L. A. Live venues also have drink or food specials. At 800 W. Olympic Blvd. “I’m sure the NBA folks would say, ‘ No way is hockey going to do as well as basketball, but I think the NHL folks would take issue with that,’” he said. The Kings championship run fills a voi...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

14 Downtown News June 4, 2012 RESTAURANTS Happy Hour’s Not Just About Drinks Downtown Restaurants Dish Up a Diverse Array of After-Work Food Specials by Kat Mabry Also easy to find are happy hour deals on appetizers, which are discounted $ 2 from the regular price between 5 p. m. and 8 p. m. Monday-Friday. That means you can get battered and deep-fried“ Buffalo” mushrooms for $ 4, or the chili cheese fries with either meat or vegetarian chili for $ 4. There are also fried pickles for $ 4, teriyaki steak tips at $ 5 and a $ 6 grilled cheese sandwich. T here’s a reason restaurants and bars promote happy hour: They know that after eight hours or more, workers want to grab a drink before heading home. For employees it’s a time-tested way to alleviate the grind of the day. For restaurants it’s a path to profits. In Downtown Los Angeles, as in other places, there is increasingly a different twist to happy hour: Restaurants are offering food specials. It makes perfect sense, as most people...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 15 The OThers Are Us > A Southern California Story Is Told in a Not so Typical Musical encounters with Mexican immigrants, and the gay MexicanAmerican character. the small cast is particularly challenging. “I found it really hard,” she said.“ With a big cast you have a lot of energy in the room. With one person it’s a very intense relationship. It’s magnificent but draining at the same time.” The first act focuses on Woman. She’s a native of San Diego, actually National City, she explains to the audience. She details her encounters with Mexican Americans and reveals how they shaped her life. Another deceptively simple element is the set. While the focus is on the actors as they move about a barren, dirt-filled stage, above the audience hang dozens of pieces of furniture, musical instruments, a saddle and even a bull’s skull. The reflections on the past include childhood memories of encountering families migrating to the U. S. Later, as a married...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

16 Downtown News June 4, 2012 Five Reasons for Hope Annual Firefighters Benefit Returns to Downtown And Brings Out the Beaver by RichaRd Guzmán at the firehouse. As part of the event, firefighters from more than 25 stations will dish out some of their culinary creations. This year look for dishes such as honey mustard chicken sandwiches by Fire Station 88 out of Sherman Oaks. There will also be creole shrimp tacos from Fire Station 60 in North Hollywood. For something sweet and local, check out the ice scream sundaes from Downtown-based Fire Station 4. city editoR M any people are familiar with the annual Hope for Firefighters event. Now in its 15th year, the happening attracts about 7,000 people. It’s a chance to say thank you to the men and women who every day risk their lives to keep the city safe. This year Hope for Firefighters takes place on Thursday, June 7, from 11: 30 a. m.-2: 30 p. m. on Hope Street between Third Street and Hope Place. There will be meals prepared by firef...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 17 LISTINGS EVENTS SPONSORED LISTINGS BAR 107 107 W. Fourth St., ( 213) 625-7382, facebook. com/ bar107, or twitter. com/ bar107. June 4: Bar 107’ s Full Moon Party is back. The bar turns off all the lights for this once a month party and covers the bar in complete moonlight. If you’ve never seen a bar covered in moonlight, this is your chance. Three-dollar Blue Moon bottles, $ 4 pints and $ 5 wells. Never a cover, never a dress code. The BAR 107 folks promise to fly in their DJ all the way from Downtown West Covina! L. A.’ s Largest Mixer XIV Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 W. 32nd St., ( 323) 230-5656 or lamixer. com. July 19, 5-9 p. m.: Join Los Angeles area chambers and business organizations for The Ultimate Business Networking Event. Mix and mingle with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of business people representing industries and companies in and around Southern California. L. A.’ s Largest Mixer XIV is an opportunity to reach small to large...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

18 Downtown News June 4, 2012 Continued from previous page June 5, 8 p. m.: For those yearning for non-black metal Scandinavian music, take in The Deer Tracks’ electronic rhythms and their subtle aural nod to long winters and a population overwhelmed with blondes. June 6, 8 p. m.: Sophia Knapp’s mix of organic acoustic rock and neo-disco beats feels like enjoying that first cup of refreshing morning coffee as you stand close to an operating microwave. June 7, 6: 30 p. m.: If you haven’t already encountered a beautiful young singer-songwriter who identifies with the struggle of blues musicians against oppressive bigotry and abject poverty while simultaneously looking as trendy and effortlessly attractive as possible, head on down to check out Gaby Moreno. June 7, 8 p. m.: Electro beats and acoustic hooks mark the presence of confrontational, sharptongued Meg Myers. She misses Tennessee, yet insists on playing in Los Angeles. June 8, 9 p. m.: Patrick Watson experiments heavily with so...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 19 We Got Games The Kings Go for the Cup, the Sparks Try to Keep Winning. Los Angeles Kings The Dodgers are on their first real team-bonding mission of the season, a 10-games-in-10-days trip that continues in Philadelphia ( June 6-7) and Seattle ( June 8-10). Which two Dodgers do you think absolutely must sit next to each other on the bus? Outfielders Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier? Infielders Dee Gordon and Jerry Hairston? Or maybe Clayton Kershaw and battery-mate A. J. Ellis? Food for thought. Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., 1 ( 888) KINGS-LA or kings. nhl. com. June 4, 6 8 p. m.: The Kings snatched game one from the New Jersey Devils and were set to battle it out in game two ( after press time). The boys come home this week for games three and four, hoping to bring L. A. its first Stanley Cup. Anze Kopitar was big in the opener, netting the overtime winner. Dustin Brown was his usual feisty self and Jonathan Quick remains quick in front of the net. No...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

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Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 21 CLASSIFIED place your ad online at www. ladowntownnews. com All submissions are subject to federal and California fair housing laws, which make it illegal to indicate in any advertisement any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, familial status, source of income or physical or mental disability. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. 2006 PORSCHE CAYMAN S Silver/ Terracotta, 1 owner Like New, # 6U781446 ONLY....$ 44,891. Call 888-685-5426. pre-oWned attorneys 2009 VW JETTA Certified, California Edition # 9M078739 ONLY....$ 16,378 Call 888-781-8102. doWntoWn L. a. auto Group ABOGADO DE IMMIGRACION! Immigraiton, Criminal, Accidents. Child Support/ Custody over 25 years’ experience. Necesita...

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Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

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Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 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 May 18, 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). Storage Company LLC, 1717 N. Glendale Blvd. in the city of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, State of California, the following: Name of Owner: Angela Estela Space number: H-7 Furniture 6 WOOD-CARVED cushioned chairs — $ 150 ( 213) 384-6989 Description of Goods: Personal effects NEW ’ 12 Nissan Sentra 2.0 ANTIQUE square table ( 213) 384-6989 —$ 50 Name of Owner: Cathy...

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Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 4 June 2012

June 4, 2012 Downtown News 24 pizzas are also available, in case you’re into that kind of thing. At 630 W. Sixth St., ( 213) 614-1900 or urbanopizzabar. com. Happy Hour Introducing... B-avte Avenue's Pet Project pet foocj I treats I supplies ;ty — Bark Avenue's Pet Project 548 South Spring Street LA, CA 90013 213.688PPLA (7752) petproject-losangeles.com \ W Th£ ' , _g*fc Tl Bark Avenue Ret Project J 546 5. Spring Street* 107 R? I 213.688, PPL A (77 52) | ** c *" <Jf A, *' ft Continued from page 14 O Yeah : The O Hotel on Flower Street may not be as popular as the Ritz-Carlton or the Standard Downtown, but its food happy hour definitely makes it a destination. The Bar & Kitchen inside the hotel makes happy hour exceedingly simple. Bring $ 6 from 4-7 p. m. Monday through Friday and they’ll bring you specials such as bacon-wrapped dates, warm feta with bread, crispy pork belly tacos, spicy Korean wings and Parmesan truffle tater tots. Just say O. Wish You Were Be...

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