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February 8, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD
A county office designed to help abused children that was threatened with closure because of the bankruptcy will remain open, thanks to donations from community groups. The Child Abuse Prevention Council of Orange County spearheaded a fund-raising effort that collected $12,600. The money was recently donated to the county, which in turn will keep the South County Abuse Services Team office open.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 1996
The chief executive officer of a Pasadena anti-poverty agency that uses federal and private funds has resigned amid a police investigation into possible financial misconduct and a state audit of alleged irregularities in the agency's budget. Emmell J. Beech, head of Foothill Area Community Services Inc., announced his resignation Wednesday night, effective immediately, citing health problems and other concerns stemming from the investigation.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 1995 | DEBRA CANO
The City Council has awarded nearly $1.2 million in federal grants that will pay for a variety of community projects such as improving a storm drain to prevent flooding and assisting mobile-home owners who want to fix up their dwellings. Planning Services Manager Andrew Perea said the city will receive $469,000 in grant funds for fiscal year 1995-96. However, the city has $712,240 left over from previous years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD
A county office designed to help abused children that was threatened with closure because of the bankruptcy will remain open, thanks to donations from community groups. The Child Abuse Prevention Council of Orange County spearheaded a fund-raising effort that collected $12,600. The money was recently donated to the county, which in turn will keep the South County Abuse Services Team office open.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1995 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until recently, the deliveries arrived like clockwork: Every Monday afternoon, a truck would roll into St. Jane Frances Catholic Church in North Hollywood loaded with butter, cereal, rice, tuna and other staples. The neighborhood poor arrived just as regularly, lining up four days a week to collect a bag of groceries from the church pantry. But now the pantry at St. Jane Frances is nearly bare, three weeks after the regional food bank cut off its delivery service.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 1996
The chief executive officer of a Pasadena anti-poverty agency that uses federal and private funds has resigned amid a police investigation into possible financial misconduct and a state audit of alleged irregularities in the agency's budget. Emmell J. Beech, head of Foothill Area Community Services Inc., announced his resignation Wednesday night, effective immediately, citing health problems and other concerns stemming from the investigation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 1995 | DEBRA CANO
The City Council has awarded nearly $1.2 million in federal grants that will pay for a variety of community projects such as improving a storm drain to prevent flooding and assisting mobile-home owners who want to fix up their dwellings. Planning Services Manager Andrew Perea said the city will receive $469,000 in grant funds for fiscal year 1995-96. However, the city has $712,240 left over from previous years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1995 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Until recently, the deliveries arrived like clockwork: Every Monday afternoon, a truck would roll into St. Jane Frances Catholic Church in North Hollywood loaded with butter, cereal, rice, tuna and other staples. The neighborhood poor arrived just as regularly, lining up four days a week to collect a bag of groceries from the church pantry. But now the pantry at St. Jane Frances is nearly bare, three weeks after the regional food bank cut off its delivery service.
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