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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

Welcome War Horse A park opening, a big site sells, and other happenings Around Town. 2 5 Cheers and concern over plans to place a new federal building next to a new courthouse. 13 The Rise of Ricardo Zarate How the Peruvian Food Stall Mo-Chica Turned Into a Culinary Empire Urban Scrawl on the City Council recess. ■ft' i="*T * _ r l v- ■ Trouble at the Travelers Hotel. Some big Downtown food news. 12 Peruvian-born chef Ricardo Zarate used his life’s savings, $ 30,000, to open the food stall Mo-Chica in Mercado La Paloma three years ago. Now he has two nearly million-dollar restaurants, including a new version of Mo-Chica on Seventh Street. by RichaRd Guzmán head, Zarate leaned his stocky frame against a booth. He flashed a bright, easy smile while he looked around his new place with a sense of wonder and a bit of pride. Although the rush was slowing down, he was still buzzing with excitement. He then ran into the back of the restaurant to grab a large Peruvian flag for a photo shoot...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
Source: California Digital Newspaper Collection [UC Riverside]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 2 Downtown News AROUNDTOWN TAKE MY PICTURE GARY LEONARD Grand Park to Have Partial Opening In Late July Another top honor, in the Columnist category, went to executive editor Jon Regardie, who won for four Regardie Report columns published during 2011. Downtown News also earned second place honors in the categories of Personality Profile, Design and Entertainment News or Feature. Honorable Mention awards were given to the paper in Feature Photo, Photo Essay, Investigative/ Series, Editorial Cartoon and Journalist of the Year, the latter for a collection of Vaillancourt’s work. Nearly 500 people attended the dinner. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Press Club’s President’s Award to Bernstein and Bob Woodward on the 40th anniversary of their Watergate reporting. Although Bernstein was on the stage, Woodward, who was in Washington, D. C. finishing a book, appeared via Skype. I n less than two months, Downtown workers and visitors will have access to...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 July 2, 2012 Downtown News 3 Downtown News 3 r m Allen Russak, Part-Owner: Russak’s Cured & Smoked Products Allen Russak, Part-Owner: Russak’s Cured & Smoked Products Distributor and Manufacturers of Food Products Distributor and Manufacturers of Food Products Currently driving the new 911 Carrara ‘ S’ Currently driving the new 911 Carrara ‘ S’ • Customer Since: 2009 • Customer Since: 2009 ‘‘ ‘‘ I work in Downtown and to have a group of family owned dealerships I work in Downtown and to have a group of family owned dealerships so close by is fantastic. so close by is fantastic. They’ve been here for over 55 years and I truly enjoy doing business ’’ They’ve been here for over 55 years and I truly enjoy doing business ’’ with them. with them. Downtown L. A. Auto Group Downtown L. A. Auto Group Family Owned & Operated Since 1955 Family Owned & Operated Since 1955 W W W . D T L A M O T O R S . C O M W W W . D T L A M O T O R S...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 4 Downtown News EDITORIALS Urban Scrawl by Doug Davis Fueling the X Factor j£0E. H&tej I wtr I 1 Itn 1 LI 1 ". » 1 I'M F rom June 28-July 1, Downtown Los Angeles was filled with the young and the tattooed. They came, they saw and they did amazing tricks and performed incredible feats on skateboards, BMX bikes and motorcycles. They roared through the streets in souped-up racecars. m STOW At if z 7 That’s a lot of superlatives, but what the heck — it was, in a word, awesome. The gathering was X Games, which has now spent a full decade in Downtown Los Angeles. Hard as it is to fathom, the international center of the summer’s extreme sports scene is a veteran of this community. The competition run by ESPN planted a foothold here long before a majority of the new wave of Central City residents. It started luring Westsiders well before a spate of hip chefs created new-school foodie destinations. £ : , 3 ■ Jt • i U 1 When X Games first came to the area a decade ago...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 5 Cheers, Concern Greet New Federal Building Plan Some Skeptical That Two Structures Will Rise in Civic Center Pit by RichaRd Guzmán city editoR D owntowners were nearly euphoric in January when Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard suddenly announced that long-stalled plans to build a federal courthouse on a notorious Civic Center blight spot were being fast-tracked. Now there is an equal level of joy, with the recent announcement that the $ 400 million courthouse on the southwest corner of First Street and Broadway will be joined by a new federal building. The pit at First Street and Broadway could house not just a courthouse, but also a new federal building. “I just think it’s a pretty farfetched idea,” he said. At the same time, there is a level of caution, with concern that the project relies on too much speculation at a time when the His position was echoed by Paul Keller, a principal at the Downtown based planning and development firm Urban Partners. ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July July 2, 2012 6 soundtrack that includes narration by artist Mark Bradford, who has two pieces in the current MOCA show The Painting Factory: Abstraction After Warhol . The 30-minute performances will be July 19 and Aug. 2 and 9. Admission is free. Millepied’s L. A. Dance Project will have its world premiere Sept. 2223 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. building-top signage afforded visibility from Staples Center events and it was close to the Central Business District and the densely populated and active South Park district.” First Republic opened its new branch on the ground floor of 888 S. Figueroa St., along with an office on an upper level, this month. With the lease, the office building is now 92% occupied, Tischer said. Sixth St. A total of 34 projects were honored for being examples of cutting edge design. Around Town Continued from page 2 Builders LA LLC, with designs by Portland’s GBD Architects. Skid Row Parks Get Temporary Funding T wo Skid Row parks are getting a lit...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 7 Trouble for Travelers kids,” she said. Estela Lopez, executive director of the Central City East Association, also urged the city to revoke the hotel’s permit in a letter dated May 22. After Years of Battles, Problem Skid Row Hotel May Be Shuttered “This owner continues to invoke his right to appeal these conditions demonstrating his determination to operate this hotel in a manner that is detrimental to the community and that causes significant waste of our precious police resources,” by RichaRd Guzmán On a recent afternoon, the metal door to the lobby of the Travelers Hotel was locked and there was no answer to a doorbell. A handwritten sign visible through a hole in the gate warned residents in English and Spanish not to drink in the lobby or outside the hotel. city editoR A Skid Row hotel that was declared a public nuisance more than a decade ago could finally be shut down. However, the owner said he may sell the property she wrote. Huizar said the de...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 8 Downtown News twice on large federal grants. Center Business Improvement District, said that many Downtown property owners are split on the project. At a May meeting, the DCBID board heard from property owners about their concerns, which Schatz said range from the route to the tax and, in particular, not being able to vote on the matter unless they live in the area. Streetcar Despite the council approval, the work is not close to done. Registered voters living in the tax district ( including those who rent units) will have to cast ballots in support of the assessments. Tangri said a vote on the tax district will take place by the end of the year. Continued from page 1 41 cents per square foot. Property owners furthest away but still within the assessment zone would be charged 20 cents per square foot. “We’re asking people to invest in Downtown and we’re asking them to invest in their properties,” he said.“ We think they’re going to get a very robust rate of return.” P...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 9 Skid Row’s ‘ Community Dog’ Dies Sheba Remembered at Memorial Service by Ryan Vaillancourt shopping cart and aggressive toward strangers, was so widely known and respected that Warren likened her to a queen. She named her Sheba. staff writer S ome 17 years ago, Georgina Warren was in her tent in a Skid Row parking lot when she heard the unmistakable sound of a dog in despair. On Tuesday, June 27, at about 11: 30 p. m., Sheba’s reign ended. She was struck by a car on Alameda Street. Warren, who was homeless and addicted to drugs, crawled out of her tent and walked toward the noise. She found a young German Shepard mix chained to a parking sign pole, a bowl of water just inches beyond her reach. Warren, who left Skid Row in 2008 and is now in recovery, teared up on Thursday at a sidewalk memorial service on Gladys Avenue that drew about a dozen current and former street dwellers, animal activists and members of the service provider and area street cleaning...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 10 Downtown News and his tenacity as a businessman. & Wine Magazine awarded him its Best New Chef prize. Zarate “He’s a great chef and he has fantastic energy and great training,” Manzke said. Merrill Shindler, who hosts a weekly radio show on dining and restaurants on KABC 790 AM and who is a contributing editor to the Zagat Los Angeles restaurant guide, praised Zarate’s strategy. Widespread Praise Continued from page 1 Zarate got on Los Angeles’ culinary radar screen in 2009, when he opened the first MoChica in Mercado La Paloma. The indoor market at 36th and Grand Avenue features a combination of food stalls and vendors selling things such as artisan jewelry, pottery and even sports equipment. continents and paying dues in his evolving culinary career. Then, in the last three years, he took off like a rocket. In that time he went from running a tiny food stall in a far-off-the-beaten track locale to opening two nearly million-dollar restaurants in the spa...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 11 helping my mom,” Zarate recalled at the restaurant, during a break between lunch and dinner service about two weeks after Mo-Chica opened“ I just happened to get ahead of everyone else.” it now or it’s over.” Double Tasking How I Built the ( Almost) Perfect Boat Mo-Chica opened at Mercado La Paloma in the summer of 2009. Still, Zarate was working two full-time jobs, getting up at 5 a. m. to pick up his Mo-Chica sous chef and buying ingredients, then heading in the afternoon to Wabi-Sabi, where he often worked until midnight. After learning from his mom, who was a good cook but didn’t really enjoy the kitchen, Zarate picked up tips from his friends’ mothers. He became known in the neighborhood as the kid who could cook. As a teenager he got a job catering a banquet. He recruited friends to help him buy the ingredients, which included a live octopus they had to haul back in a taxi. It was a brutal schedule but also a smart move, said James Sinclair of OnS...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 12 Downtown News RESTAURANTS Restaurant Buzz In Towne : An early July opening, which would mean any day now, is expected for Towne Food & Drink in South Park. Why should you care? Homemade Twinkies, that’s why. The 200-seat establishment on the ground floor of the Watermarke Tower will have a bakery helmed by Tamara Davis , the opening pastry chef at Bottega Louie, who will be making Twinkies along with blueberry donuts, macaroons and cupcakes. If you lack a sweet tooth, the American food menu with a“ modern world influence” will offer dishes such as sliders, flatbreads, salads, pastas and razor clam ceviche. There will also be a wood grill and oven where whole grilled fish and dry-aged meats will be prepared. The 7,000-square-foot business comes from Armen Shirvanian , owner of Mi Piace restaurant in Pasadena. house-made sweet sausage. Pizza choices will include the All Natural Pepperoni, a Brooklyn White Pie and a Truffled Proscuitto. There will also be pa...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 13 CALENDAR Ayes and Neighs ‘ War Horse’ Rides Into Town, Complete With Puppeteers » I The drama War Horse won five Tony Awards, including Best Play. The by Ryan E. Smith show, now at the Ahmanson Theatre, contRibuting wRitER D anny Yoerges takes his horseplay very seriously. As part of a team controlling the lead puppet in the wildly acclaimed play War Horse , his preparation involved more than practicing his best whinny. is known as much for its plot as for the puppeteers who control Joey, the equine lead. “We spent two weeks learning everything there is to know about horse psychology,” he said,“ and to mimic sounds and run the gamut of all horse actions, like galloping and trotting and eating.” film The Black Stallion , anyone? — but cast members said the story is told originally and packs an emotional wallop. That, Yoerges explained, is part of the magic that breathes life into Joey, the horse in the play that won five 2011 Tony Awards, including Best ...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 14 Downtown News Inside the Outsiders Debut Show at Chinatown Gallery Showcases Work by Mentally Challenged Artists a ■ * '^jH=gSS^ by Richard Guzmán it that helps mentally ill homeless people find permanent homes. It also provides various support services, among them city editor W hen it comes to the artists and their place in the art world, the new Chinatown show The Outsiders has no credentials whatsoever. an art program. ECF Arts Center is funded by the Exceptional Children’s Foundation, an organization that helps children and adults with mental disabilities. Their studio and gallery space at 828 S. Main St., one of three run by ECF, helps adults from 18-65 with art training. After all, the artists are complete unknowns. The gallery, Exhale Unlimited, is brand new, led by an individual with no art world track record. The 800-square-foot space on Chung King Road is easy to miss. The term“ outsider art” has been widely utilized in recent years, usually for people who ...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 15 EVENTS SPONSORED LISTINGS Bar 107 107 W. Fourth St, ( 213) 625-7382, facebook. com/ bar107 or twitter. com/ bar107. July 3, 9 p. m.: Bar 107’ s monthly full moon party is back. The bar turns off all the lights and covers the place in moonlight. Blue Moon bottles are $ 3. Pints are $ 4 and wells are $ 5. Never a cover, never a dress code. DJ starts at 10 p. m. Getting your life together will start the day after. 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 companies, meet new clients and learn how the different chambers of commerce and business organizations ...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 17 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. L. A. Downtown News News Classifieds Classifieds REACH CALIFORNIANS with a classified in almost every county! Experience the power of classifieds! Combo~ California Daily and Weekly Networks. One order. One payment. Free Brochures. elizabeth@ cnpa. com or ( 916) 288-6019. ( Cal-SCAN) Call: 213-481-1448 Classified Display & Line ad Deadlines: Thurs...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

July 2, 2012 Downtown News 19 Los angeles, Ca 90026 telephone: 213-482-1804 Clerk by: Shaunya Wesley, deputy Wis. Stats., ( Interference with custody by parent or others) is punishable by fines and/ or imprisonment: wm K Shower chair like new $ 15. ( 213) 612-0952 notICe to the PerSon SerVed: You are served as an individual defendant PuB. 6/ 25, 7/ 02, 7/ 09, 7/ 16/ 12. If you and the petitioner have minor children, documents setting forth the percentage standard for child support established by the department under 49.22( 9), Wis. Stats., and the factors that a court may consider for modification of that standard under 767.511 ( 1m), Wis. Stats., are available upon your request from the Clerk of Court. I Civil SummonS STATE Of WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT DANE COUNTY DIvORCE SUMMONS CaSe no. 12Fa0691 In re: the marriage of Petitioner: erIKa SaraI MeLendeZ dIaZ and respondent: heVer nIeLZen deLCId FLoreS the State oF WISConSIn, to the PerSon naMed aBoVe aS reSPondent: You are notified th...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 2 July 2012

20 Downtown News SUPPORT LOCAL Dear Readers: Freedom of the Press does not mean the press is free. And a free newspaper only appears to be free. Increasingly, as the economy shifts and changes, the formula of producing a weekly print newspaper and a daily online publication on the sole revenue stream of advertising dollars does not compute. It doesn’t pencil. To continue to deliver timely, original local news based on the principles of journalistic objectivity and relevance — our hallmark for 40 years — we are inviting you, our dedicated readers, to become paid supporters . Sue Lads We are asking for your participation — we need your participation — at a level of support beginning at $ 5 per month, or you can make a lump sum donation. For details please go to LADowntownNews. com/ supportlocaljournalism to learn more. When we started the paper in 1972, Los Angeles was famously 88 small towns in search of a city. Over the last four decades, Los Angeles has found its city, and it is Do...

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