debtCampos was an artist, tutor and son.
But Campos like that many other Californians, suffered from mental illness. I was diagnosed with schizophrenia in my mid-twenties. His family tried to help him with various doctors, medications and facilities, but Campos was still struggling. , who tragically died after jumping out of the backseat of an SUV onto the highway. He was hit by a truck and died on the spot.
Problems of mental health care
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Campos’ family believes this didn’t need to happen, and the Los Angeles County mental health care system has failed him. not.
My colleague Robert Garrova delves into what happened to Frank Campos and examines the structural problems within our state’s mental health care system. These problems include a shortage of psychiatric beds for the number of patients needed, and financial concerns that hospitals often have to release patients too quickly.
Campos’ family says they are sharing his story in case it can help others. The family’s attorney filed a wrongful death suit in April 2022. The family is seeking damages from the facility, which they feel their son’s conduct was not right.
“I feel like I had more resources than the average person, but the system still failed me,” Catherine Campos-Gill, Frank’s mother, told Robert.
Read the rest of the story here.
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Enjoy fine French cuisine in 19th-century LA
Are you ready for a once-in-a-lifetime dinner event? Dress up in your finest fancy clothes and hop in my yellow DeLorean Lowrider Coupe for this week’s historic trip to LA. Hadley Meares takes us to a late 19th century commercial restaurant to enjoy a meal. haute french cuisine at Chinatown.
Wait… What’s Aarika? Why not go to Chinatown for European food? Before Chinatown became Chinatown, it was a French colony. Beginning in the 1830s, French and Swiss immigrants began settling in that part of LA. In less than a decade, the culinary scene in the desolate, dusty backwater town began to change.
Read Mears’ story to find out how influential places such as Benjamin Flott, also known as the “Father of Haute Cuisine,” and American Fishing co-founder Victor Dollar were in Los Angeles in the late 1800s. Meet the famous French chef who company.
By the 1920s, communities were scattered throughout the city, ending French rule. But for a period of the Gilded Age, this place made his LA famous.
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