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January 12, 2014 | By Jerry Hirsch
Continuing to diversify its truck portfolio, General Motors on Sunday showed off the second of its smaller trucks, the GMC Canyon, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. GM is convinced that America's love affair with pickup trucks is enduring. But consumers also want smaller vehicles that provide the same utility with less fuel. “They are looking for something that is easier to live with, to park and maybe at a lower purchase price,” said Roger McCormack, director of Buick/GMC marketing for GM. DETROIT AUTO SHOW: Big trucks, fast cars and more GM is targeting the truck directly at the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1997 | STEVE CARNEY
The city is in the market for a Police Department auditor now that the City Council has decided not to pursue a proposal to create a citizens review board. The board would have monitored the department and heard complaints about officers. Critics have said that police were too heavy-handed in quelling July 4th disturbances last year, creating an atmosphere that is scaring away tourists. But Police Chief Ronald E.
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March 21, 1997 | STEVE CARNEY
The city has decided to continue taking out its trash to county landfills to help keep the dump from falling into private hands. On Monday night, the City Council approved its part of an agreement in which all cities in Orange County promise to direct all their garbage to the county. In exchange for the guaranteed income, the county agrees to reduce its gate fees--the charge for dumping at the landfills--from $27 to $22 a ton.
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August 3, 1996 | BILL BILLITER and DEBRA CANO and LORI HAYCOX
When Newport Beach officials said they might be in the market for emergency ambulance service in situations that do not require paramedics, Huntington Beach began drawing up a proposal. The City Council recently signed off on submitting the plan, with Mayor Dave Sullivan casting the only opposing vote. Sullivan said he is against the idea because the program as proposed would use contract workers.
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June 13, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
After a four-hour debate this week on how to deal with a $4-million operating budget deficit, the City Council declared that three programs will not be affected: drug education in schools, senior outreach services and Neighborhood Watch. "It's a strong message to the public that the council has taken a stand," Mayor Dave Sullivan said Tuesday. In recent weeks, the council has been deluged with pleas from supporters of the three programs not to eliminate them.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
Saying their work is not finished, three incumbents on the City Council said this week that they will seek reelection in November. Mayor Dave Sullivan and Councilmen Tom Harman and Victor Leipzig have declared their candidacy and have taken out nomination papers. Eight challengers have also picked up candidacy forms, which must be filed by Aug. 9. Sullivan and Leipzig, both elected in 1992, are seeking second terms on the council.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 2, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
City leaders will trek to Washington next week to lobby federal officials for almost $1 million to study how the city's infrastructure would fare in an earthquake. Federal legislation adopted in 1990 as part of a water bill gave authorization to pay for studies on Southern California cities' needs for earthquake retrofitting to water-related infrastructure, such as sewer, storm drain and water systems. The city will seek $900,000 to evaluate the infrastructure and plan improvements.
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August 20, 1994 | DEBRA CANO
The city will pursue deed restrictions to require native plant landscaping at the proposed Orange County Bolsa Chica Regional Park. The action is being taken because of the discovery of an oversight that omitted the conditions when the deed was transferred to the county. The City Council this week agreed to have its legal department pursue the deed restrictions. The city deeded the property to the county to develop the 106-acre park, which will be county-owned and maintained.
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