The City Council has announced its appointments to the city's new Planning, Transportation, Human Services, Public Facilities and General Plan Advisory commissions.
Appointed as members of the Planning Commission were planner Jeff Richmond, attorney and business representative Bruce C. Doering, business manager and civic activist Peter J. McAlear, engineering manager and former council candidate Bernard Siegel and UCLA political science major Peter Weinberger.
Appointed to the Transportation Committee were former council candidate Joyce Hundal, Southern California Rapid Transit District official Susan Harvey, real estate broker Jeanne Dobrin, attorney Gary S. Shay and dentist James Fabe.
Appointed to the Human Services Commission were consultant Dr. Ruby Bell Yaryan, Methodist minister the Rev. Michael Cowan, physics professor Lester Hirsch, psychotherapist Richard S. Werner and United Community and Housing Development Corp. project director Zigmund Vays.