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December 4, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona has been appointed to a senior advisory committee for President Bush's Department of Homeland Security. Carona will serve on the department's Emergency Services, Law Enforcement and Public Health and Hospitals committee, chief advisor Tom Ridge said Tuesday. Carona, who is also the county's emergency manager, will be one of 14 members representing the nation's emergency preparedness community.
April 1, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
The city of Camarillo is seeking applicants for 14 positions on the Camarillo Redevelopment Project Area advisory panel and one on the Rent Review Commission. Applications must be filed with the city clerk's office before 5 p.m. April 15. For details, call 388-5316.
June 26, 2001 | Reuters
A key European Union advisory committee voted to reject General Electric Co.'s proposed $42-billion purchase of Honeywell International Inc., supporting the recommendation of an expert panel, sources said. But in a glimmer of hope for the deal, sources said the vote contained conditions that would require the European Commission to first restart negotiations with GE.
April 28, 2001 | Religion News Service
A former Cleveland police chaplain who was fired in 1995 for making derogatory comments about other religions has resigned from a committee advising congressional Republicans on faith-based issues. The resignation of Bishop J. Delano Ellis, pastor of the Pentecostal Church of Christ in Cleveland, averted a conflict with Jewish committee members. It came as Republicans are trying to showcase support for the Bush administration's faith-based initiative and opponents are gearing up to fight it.
Irvine and Lake Forest officials Wednesday rejected county Supervisor Cynthia P. Coad's final offer on a compromise limiting the planned expansion of the James A. Musick Branch Jail and called for the creation of a jail system advisory committee instead. "I believe that both Lake Forest and Irvine let an opportunity pass them by," a disappointed Coad said after the meeting.
January 31, 2001 | Tami Min, (714) 966-7410
Eleven people were appointed this week to a committee that provides input to the Orange County Transportation Authority on promoting public transit and communicating with commuters who have special transportation needs. OCTA board members made the assignments to the 28-member Special Needs in Transit Advisory Committee on Monday, after receiving more than 1,400 applications from throughout the county. The appointments are for staggered three-year terms.
January 4, 2001 | Dana Bushee, (714) 966-5636
The city is accepting applications from residents who would like to serve on city commissions and committees. Residents are needed to review guidelines for the handicapped on the Advisory Committee for the Disabled, develop and recommend improvements in recreation services on the Community Services Commission and review traffic matters on the Traffic Committee.
November 30, 2000 | Alex Coolman, (949) 574-4330
The City Council this week discussed the possible makeup of an advisory committee that would help figure out how to follow Measure S, the recently passed Greenlight Initiative. Council members and Measure S advocates raised the possibility that no committee is necessary, and that staff should simply develop recommendations for dealing with the measure's fine points. The council will take up the question of the committee again at its next meeting.
November 12, 2000 | JUDY MIKELS, Judy Mikels represents District 4 on the Ventura County Board of Supervisors
Now that Measure O has been defeated and the tobacco settlement funds are unconstrained, the Board of Supervisors is committed to moving forward with our strategic tobacco settlement plan. The board is and has been serious about committing the tobacco settlement funds to health care. It has already allocated these funds to an account to be spent on health care this fiscal year. These funds will provide and expand health care in our community.
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