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January 11, 2000 | KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill Allen, one of the San Fernando Valley's biggest cheerleaders, will step down Friday as first president and chief executive of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley to help launch an Internet start-up. The new company, which will be based in the Valley, is designed to attract Web surfers looking for entertainment sites and offer companies an opportunity to market directly to them.
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January 11, 2000 | KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill Allen, one of the San Fernando Valley's biggest cheerleaders, will step down Friday as first president and chief executive of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley to help launch an Internet start-up. The new company, which will be based in the Valley, is designed to attract Web surfers looking for entertainment sites and offer companies an opportunity to market directly to them.
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March 14, 2000 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walt Disney Co.'s planned Grand Central Creative Campus in Glendale will eventually employ 10,000 workers and include 3.6 million square feet of offices, sound stages and studio production facilities, according to interviews and documents filed with the city of Glendale. In announcing the development in September, Walt Disney Imagineering executives declined to disclose the project size, the number of employees or the dollar value.
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August 19, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A $250,000 project to spruce up the scenery for drivers on Valley freeways was unveiled Friday at the Roscoe Boulevard ramps to the San Diego Freeway. Assembly Speaker Bob Hertzberg (D-Sherman Oaks) and the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley have teamed up for the project, which will landscape 30 onramps and offramps over two years.
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July 2, 2000
By honoring Harvard-Westlake School for excellence in education, however deserved, at the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley's dinner ("Business, Political Leaders Pack Valley Gala," June 25), an opportunity was missed to honor fine public schools. The San Fernando Valley's economic well-being, not to mention that of the whole city, as well as the health of our democracy, depends on the success of its public schools. The focus on a private school sends an implicit symbolic message that private schools are preferable.
BUSINESS
October 5, 2000
Importers, exporters and business owners looking to tap into international trade are invited to a conference today on opportunities in global commerce. Speakers at the Southern California International Trade Conference will include trade specialists from the public and private sectors. Among the topics of discussion are doing business with China, Mexico and Europe, financing and arranging the logistics of shipments.
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July 18, 1998 | ERIC RIMBERT
Attendance at this year's Valley Fair increased by 33% over 1997, fair manager Dale Coons said Friday. More than 52,000 people attended the 3 1/2-day event held in June at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, compared with 36,000 last year, Coons said. The 52nd annual fair was a success because of added attractions such as famous faces and movie memorabilia at the Celebrity Pavilion, she said. The 51st District Agricultural Assn.
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December 25, 1998
NAME: Bill Allen AGE: 41 HOME: Encino PROFESSION: President and CEO of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley; formerly a network television and studio executive. LATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Built alliance of business, government, education and community leaders from Los Angeles, Burbank, Glendale, Calabasas and San Fernando to focus on developing the regional economy. Launched "Valley of the Stars" marketing campaign.
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December 20, 2007 | Duke Helfand
In a contentious hearing Wednesday, the City Council voted 10 to 4 to confirm affordable-housing developer Joan Ling to a new, four-year term on the Community Redevelopment Agency board. Ling's supporters described her as a conscientious "voice for the underprivileged of the city," and critics contended she had overstepped her authority by trying to secure concessions from developers even when their projects received no public subsidies.
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October 13, 1995 | DAVID E. BRADY
A Sherman Oaks attorney has been elected president of the Los Angeles Planning Commission, it was announced Thursday. Robert L. Scott, who serves as president of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley and is a past president of the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley, said he is "anxious to assist in the transition from a defense-oriented economy" and to enhance Los Angeles' leadership in entertainment, manufacturing and international trade.
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August 18, 2001
With a goal to spruce up the scenery for drivers coming and going on San Fernando Valley freeways, part of the Valley Gateways Project was unveiled Friday at the Roscoe Boulevard on- and offramps of the San Diego Freeway. Assembly Speaker Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) and the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley have teamed up for the $250,000 beautification project that will landscape major freeway on- and offramps in the area.
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