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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 4, 1985 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
On a Saturday morning last month at a Holiday Inn on the outskirts of Omaha, Neb., Julie Kearns and Debby Simmons were passing out written examinations to 67 area residents who wanted to be police officers. Except they didn't want to be police officers in Omaha. They wanted to work in Orange County, Calif. Kearns and Simmons are Orange County sheriff's deputies. The applicants had responded to newspaper ads that Sheriff Brad Gates had run in the Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., newspapers: " . . .
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 1993 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
Female students at College of the Canyons are being offered two scholarships, one for $500 and the other for $800 to $1,000. The $500 scholarship is being awarded by Delta Gamma Society International, ETA RHO Chapter. Applicants for this scholarship must be sophomores majoring in English. Other criteria include scholastic achievement, letters of reference and school and community activities. A written essay is also required. The deadline for this scholarship is April 1, 1993.
WORLD
January 14, 2009 | TIMES STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
Position: Island caretaker. Duties: Lazing around Australia's Great Barrier Reef for six months. Salary: $100,000. It sounds too good to be true, but it's for real. Billing it the "Best Job in the World," Queensland state tourism officials say they are seeking one lucky person to spend six months on Hamilton Island, while promoting the destination on a blog. Within 24 hours, more than 200,000 prospective applicants had clicked onto the website islandreefjob.com. While the advertisement is a publicity stunt by tourism officials, the job is genuine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 1985 | Andy Rose
A combination of cash and sweat can translate into affordable homes for people with moderate to low incomes through a program offered by the Civic Center Barrio Housing Corp. The organization helped 20 families complete construction of homes on Raitt Street last January. A second phase of the owner-builder projects is now ready to begin and organizers are inviting applications for 21 homes.
BUSINESS
May 23, 2010 | By Martin Eichner
Question: After weeks of viewing potential apartments, my boyfriend and I finally found a place we both love. When we paid the application fees and turned in our application, the rental agent threw a wrench into the process. He said that because we were not married, each of our incomes would have to be equal to or greater than three times the rent in order to qualify. I tried to point out that this requirement was unfair, but the agent said company policy was very clear for unmarried couples.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1989
Inaccuracies and misleading innuendoes appearing in the editorial "Needless Intimidation" (Oct. 30) require correction. The investigative staff referred to are specialized investigators on the Social Services Agency payroll who are solely responsible for the investigation of welfare eligibility discrepancies. In 1988 there were 13,934 general relief applicants who immediately satisfied eligibility technicians without the need of secondary contact or verification by social services investigators.
REAL ESTATE
June 24, 2001
Getting in Shape to Buy That Home The Times' Real Estate section is continually seeking applicants for its Home Buyer Make-Over feature, in which Realtors and mortgage experts advise potential buyers on how to get into their first homes or move up. Applications are available at our Web site: http://www.latimes.com/hbm . Or write us at Home Buyer Make-Over, Real Estate Section, Los Angeles Times, 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.
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