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SRSeñor (Spanish: Mister)
SRSenhor (Portuguese: Mister)
SRSenior
SRSister
SRSuriname
SRSystematic Review
SRState Route
SRState Road
SRScientific Research
SRSanta Rosa (California)
SRSurrogate
SRService Representative
SRSouthern Region (Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America)
SRSan Ramon (northern California)
SRSpecial Report
SRSocial Responsibility
SRSpeech Recognition
SRSurvival Rate
SRStatus Report
SRShort Range
SRShort-Range
SRSkid Row (band)
SRSlovak Republic
SRSchwester (German: Sister)
SRShadowrun
SRSatellite Radio
SRSaddle River (New Jersey)
SRSearch and Rescue
SRSustained-Release
SRSouthern Railway
SRStorage Ring
SRSniper Rifle
SRShort Run
SRSynchrotron Radiation
SRSavannah River
SRStatus Register
SRSound Recording
SRService Request
SRSpace Research
SRSarcoplasmic Reticulum
SRSugar Ray (band)
SRSlow Release (medication)
SRSampling Rate
SRStrategic Reconnaissance
SRStandard Reference
SRSemi-Retired
SRSurveillance and Reconnaissance
SRSunderland (postcode, United Kingdom)
SRSpeed Racer (cartoon)
SRSerbia & Montenegro
SRSigur Rós (band)
SRSynthetic Rubber
SRSunday River (Ski Resort)
SRSaudi Riyal (national currency)
SRStrontium
SRSatellite Receiver
SRSedimentation Rate
SRSquare Root
SRSlew Rate
SRSlide Rule
SRSlip Ring
SRShopRite (supermarket chain)
SRScavenger Receptor
SRSinus Rhythm
SRStandard Rate
SRService Record
SRSearch and Retrieval (computer searches)
SRSocial Reform
SRShift Register
SRSenate Resolution
SRService Report
SRSin Reservas (Guatamalen cable TV show)
SRShared Resources
SRStudies in Religion (various locations)
SRShe-Ra (He-Man character)
SRSupervision and Regulation
SRSurveillance Radar
SRSystem Requirement
SRSpecial Reserve
SRSaarländischer Rundfunk (German Radio and TV Station)
SRSlow Response
SRSymbol Rate
SRSaturday Review
SRSwan River (Canada)
SRSpecial Relativity
SRSource Rock (geology)
SRSwiss Air (Airline of Switzerland)
SRStateroom
SRShort Reach (fiber)
SRScenic Railway (amusement park ride)
SRShort Radius (piping elbow)
SRSeaman Recruit (USN Rating)
SRSoftware Review
SRSupport Request (technical support)
SRShort Rod
SRStage Right
SRSupport Requirements
SRScientific Racism (pseudoscience)
SRSource Routing (ATMF)
SRSergei Rachmaninov (classical composer)
SRSocialist-Revolutionary (Russian political party)
SRSam Roberts (musician)
SRSide Release (buckle)
SRSpecial Rapporteur (French: Special Talebearer; UN)
SRSend & Receive
SRStrike Rate (cricket scoring)
SRSummer Resident (nature)
SRService Release
SRSerine/Arginine-Rich (proteins)
SRSite Representative
SRSupporting Research
SRSoul Reaver (video game)
SRSingle Replacement (chemical reaction)
SRSignature Range (food brand)
SRScanning Radiometer
SRShady Records (record label)
SRSun Roof
SRSoftware Radio
SRSoil Resistance
SRSource Range
SRSteradian (metric unit of solid angle)
SRSugar Rush (UK TV series)
SRSelected Reserve
SRSafety Release
SRShock Rifle (gaming, Unreal tournament)
SRSignaling Rate
SRSafety Rod
SRStandard Repair
SRSortie Rate
SRSerum Replacement (biochemistry)
SRSpecial Review
SRShunt Reactor (power electronics)
SRSediment Regime
SRSpectral Response
SRSurveillance Requirement
SRState Relay
SRStochastic Resonance (statistics)
SRSpring Roll
SRSeverity Rate
SRSteam Reforming
SRSenior Rater
SRSpecial Regulations
SRSet Reset
SRSul Ross State University (Alpine, Texas)
SRSabbath Recorder (Seventh Day Baptist publication; Wisconsin)
SRSpell Resistance (gaming)
SRSonic Revolution (game)
SRSiracusa, Sicilia (Syracuse; Italian province)
SRSpecial Reconnaissance
SRSaitama Railway (Japan)
SRSensor Reader
SRSpending Review
SRSpecial Recovery
SRStandardized Regulations
SRSynchronizing Resources (concurrent programmming language)
SRStatus Response (Hekimian)
SRStrategy Runner (Automated investment and trading software company)
SRSveriges Riksdag (Swedish: Sveriges Radio)
SRShoulder Rotations (exercises)
SRSum Rule
SRShipment Request
SRSpecial Requirement
SRSpectral Recording (Dolby)
SRSporting Rifle (smokeless powder type)
SRSuperior Rectus (eye muscle)
SRSeparate Rations
SRSelective Ringing
SRSession Relay (computer networking)
SRSoldiers Radio
SRSe Renta (Spanish: for rent)
SRSpot Repair
SRSpecial Recommendation (Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering; France)
SRStress-Resistant (pig genetics)
SRStress Rupture
SRScan Ratio
SRStem Rot
SRSpreading Resistance
SRSupply Road
SRSecretary/Records
SRScheduled Result
SRSunset Riders (game)
SRSteel Radial (tire technology)
SRShielded Receiver
SRShiina Ringo (Japanese musician/singer)
SRSunlight Resistant
SRStrehl Ratio (optics)
SRStatic Representation (software engineering)
SRSpecialist Registration
SRSocialists for Reform (San Marino)
SRSaturable Reactor
SRSuburban Rhythm (band; also song by Reel Big Fish)
SRSub-Reflector
SRSpontaneous Reboot
SRSpare Row
SRStuff Request (Nortel)
SRState Road/Route
SRSuperficial Reflux
SRSubtract Register
SRSelbstständiges Referat (German: Independent Unit)
SRSeaplane Reconnaissance Aircraft (US Navy)
SRSegmentation Reassembly (Protocol)
SRServiço da República (Portuguese official stationery)
SRSerum Receptor (biochemistry)
SRShip Repair Ratings (US Navy)
SRSpan-Restorable
SRSuccessively Refinable (data compression system)
SRSilent Reflex
SRSouthern Royalty (hip hop group)
SRSelf-Recoverable
SRShaft Rate
SRSedlighetsroteln (Swedish vice police branch)
SRSibling Records
SRSubsonic Radio (forum and streaming radio station)
SRSpray Recirculation
SRSuppressed Radiation
SRShort Remittance
SRStacker/Retriever
SRStandard Range Approach
SRSolar Regenerative
SRSlow Reversals (PNF technique)
SRSewer, Run Off
SRSind Regiment (Pakistan)
SRSpecialized English Training Required
SRSaarlädischer Rundfunk = Radio Saarland
SRSummaries Recurring
SRrSound Rating (enegy products)
SRServiço Representações (Portuguese: Service Representatives)
SRAir Search Radar Receiver (US Navy)
SRSerim Ral (gaming)
SRServiço Regional do Ministério da Educação (Portuguese: Regional Ministry of Education; Portugal)
References in periodicals archive ?
Our community is traumatized," said General Jeff Page, known as the "mayor" of skid row.
About 200 protesters gathered on Tuesday at the site on skid row, a blighted mile-square area downtown inhabited by some 3,500 homeless people, where the man known by the nickname "Africa" was slain.
The initial focus of the program was on eliminating hazards that posed immediate health threats to people living on the sidewalks of Skid Row.
These people are liars," said Jeff Dietrich of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, a Skid Row soup kitchen, referring to officials' statements that the injunction would give addicts a better chance at recovery.
While currently home to one of the largest populations of transients in the United States, the notorious Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles dates back to the late 19th century, when it became a hub of cheap lodging and entertainment for workers who had headed to California in search of opportunity and then filled local industrial and agricultural jobs.
In 2006, city prosecutors filed false-imprisonment and dependent-care-endangerment charges against Kaiser Permanente after a sixty-three-year-old woman discharged from one of Kaiser's hospitals was videotaped wandering skid row wearing little more than a hospital gown after a taxi had dropped her off.
After all these massive achievements, though, things got messy for Skid Row.
The LAPD's "Safer Cities Initiative," launched on Skid Row last summer, is based on the "broken windows" theory of law enforcement, which holds that small signs of "disorder" (graffiti and broken windows) invite more serious crimes to a neighborhood and should be eliminated.
I could care less about a stinky man, but for the macho, horny homos who are in heat for one, I suggest going to skid row for a smorgasbord of them.
A safe distance from the stench of urine, skid row can exude a certain charm.
Just a few years ago, the Bowery was the prototypical skid row.
Rather than probing the love lives of fictional socialites or philandering doctors, he is more likely to be behind the camera at a soup kitchen or on Skid Row.