Appointed Lyman H. Heine of Fresno, a political science professor, to the State University Board of Trustees. A Republican, Heine, 47, replaces Robert D. Kully of Alhambra, whose term expired. The job pays $100 per meeting day, plus necessary expenses, and does not require Senate confirmation. Assembly Floor Action:
Rural Renaissance: Passed and sent to the Senate on a 69-1 vote a bill (AB 26) by Assemblyman Dan Hauser (D-Arcata) to provide $18 million in state funds for loans and grants to economically depressed rural counties to help provide more jobs. Senate Floor Action:
Earthquakes: Passed and sent to the Assembly on a 28-5 vote a bill (SB 88) by Sen. Art Torres (D-Los Angeles) to place a $350-million bond issue for seismic safety construction in state buildings on next June's primary election ballot.