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  • Local nonprofits work to turn veteran houses into homes

    June 25, 2015 | 12:58 pm

    They say it’s what’s inside that counts. Heidi Bendetson knows this better than most.

    As founder of the nonprofit interior design company Designed From the Heart, the Marina Del Rey native recently led a project to furnish 73 subsidized homes in San Pedro for homeless female...

  • The big reveal: How design makes rehab more serene

    By Rachel Heller

    July 5, 2012 | 11:16 am

    Room 9500 is the bottom rung at Beit T’Shuvah, the first stop for male addicts newly arrived from prison, the hospital or the streets. Six rookies at a time inhabit this snug dormitory as they adjust to life in rehab. For years, 9500 marked a dark and dreary start toward recovery...

  • Beauty that heals

    By Susan Freudenheim

    April 4, 2012 | 11:50 am

    Last Sunday, I took my first trip to Beit T’Shuvah. I’ve been hearing about this highly successful addiction treatment center for years and had met some of its staff, but I’d never visited its campus on Venice Boulevard, with its sanctuary adorned with stained-glass windows, as...