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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1997
Three proposals for a new NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area that have, for the past year, taken a back seat to the politically popular plan to renovate the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will have a public airing next month before a state Senate committee. State Sen. Richard G. Polanco (D-Los Angeles), chairman of the Business and Professions Committee, is organizing the meeting of that panel's sports subcommittee July 11 in the Ronald Reagan state building in downtown Los Angeles.
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BUSINESS
October 9, 2010 | By Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times
A proposal that would have allowed California car dealers to sharply increase fees charged for processing auto purchases and lease agreements has died. The plan was being promoted by state Sen. Alex Padilla (D- Pacoima) as a so-called trailer bill to the state budget. That status would allow the proposal to become law without going through a legislative subcommittee and a public hearing. But a spokesman for the lawmaker said he decided "not to move forward with the proposal.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 14, 2000 | JILL LEOVY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State Sen. Richard Polanco (D-Los Angeles) is seeking state funds to purchase the site of the historic Van de Kamp's Bakery in Glassell Park for possible use as a Los Angeles Community College District satellite campus.
NEWS
January 7, 1993 | ANNE KLARNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Assemblyman Richard Polanco has taken up the chorus for the Eagle Rock High School Jazz Band, salvaging the teen-agers' trip to Washington to play at the presidential inaugural festivities. It was a trip they didn't think they would make, band director Edward Gibble said. "We had decided not to go because it was too expensive," he said. The trip will cost about $26,000 for the 24 youths, who range in age from 15 to 17.
NEWS
October 11, 1992 | ERIN J. AUBRY
At Crenshaw High, grass-roots efforts to aid the community have begun--literally. Students have taken a neglected patch of land next to the school's football field and planted vegetables, trees and flowers to start "Gardens for Kids," a nonprofit attempt to give youths hands-on horticulture experience. "With all the budget cuts, a lot of extracurricular activities are gone now, especially in agriculture and gardening," said Bill Mabie, executive director of the project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 2009 | David Zahniser
The City Ethics Commission issued a $2,000 fine Tuesday to a San Fernando Valley-based campaign committee that for the last year has been under investigation by Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley. In a 3-0 vote, the commission fined Citizens for Dependable and Reliable Leadership, which spent more than $54,000 in the 2005 mayoral election, along with individuals affiliated with the committee -- three of them politicians.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 28, 1998 | DIANE HAITHMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With $5 million for the Walt Disney Concert Hall authorized by Gov. Pete Wilson as part of his new $75.4-billion state budget, the new home for the Los Angeles Philharmonic is the biggest beneficiary of a $24.2-million state arts assistance package to be administered by the California Arts Council.
BUSINESS
November 13, 1999 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the wake of opposition from California lawmakers and Latino community organizers, Western Union, MoneyGram and Orlandi Valuta are expected Tuesday to announce an enhanced settlement to a federal class-action lawsuit alleging that they charged immigrants steep hidden costs to wire money to Mexico. Western Union and Orlandi Valuta parent First Data Corp. and MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1994 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Antonio Villaraigosa, the Democratic candidate for the 45th Assembly District, has stepped down from his post as an alternate on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board of directors. Villaraigosa has served as county Supervisor Gloria Molina's proxy on the board since the MTA was created last year through the merger of the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission and the Southern California Rapid Transit District. Before that, he was Molina's appointee on the RTD board of directors.
NEWS
December 10, 1992 | AMY LOUISE KAZMIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A group of community leaders who hope to have the new Los Angeles Police Academy built on the former Franciscan ceramics property took their case to the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday but were unable to win an immediate endorsement of their request. After listening politely to each of the six supporters who spoke, including a representative of Assemblyman Richard Polanco (D-Los Angeles), board members said it would be inappropriate for them to discuss the issue at this point.
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