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September 17, 2000

Community Assns. Institute The Orange County regional chapter of the Community Assns. Institute will hold a luncheon meeting and a mini-trade show on safety and parking issues.

Location: Irvine Marriott Hotel, 18000 Von Karman Ave., Irvine

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers

Information: (949) 380-7360

The chapter will also hold a leadership training program.

Location: Holiday Inn, 3131 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Cost: $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers

Information: (949) 380-7360


American Financial Services A free seminar for first-time home buyers conducted by Pasadena- based mortgage provider American Financial Services. Presenters will discuss financing programs for first-time buyers, the tax benefits of homeownership and the steps involved in buying a home. Reservations are required.


Tuesday--Pasadena Main Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena

Saturday--1000 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena.


Tuesday--6 to 8:30 p.m.

Saturday--9:15 a.m. to noon.

Cost: No charge.

Information: American Financial Services, (626) 395-9620.


UCLA Extension An introduction to the state's Subdivision Map Act, one of California's most powerful land-use laws. The seminar looks at the act's provisions and reviews other laws that govern land subdivision, development and construction in the state. Instructors will discuss the responsibilities and powers of local governments and project applicants. The course counts for six hours of credit.

Location: World Trade Center, 350 S. Figueroa St., Suite 106 A/B, Los Angeles

Time: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $260

Information: UCLA Extension Public Policy Program, (310) 825-7885. To enroll, call (310) 825-9971 or (818) 784-7006 or visit


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