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November 18, 1999 | KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS
In a bid to spur economic development and improve retail districts, the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley will co-sponsor the first Valleywide conference on business improvement districts today. Representatives from the Valley's 10 business improvement districts, as well as members of the Los Angeles City Council and business district experts will discuss the benefits, creation and management of successful business improvement districts (BIDs).
February 15, 2004 | From Times staff and wire reports
Downtown Los Angeles' renaissance -- the new Disney Concert Hall, new lofts and upscale apartments -- have grabbed the headlines recently, but the spotlight might shift north to the San Fernando Valley. Real estate experts discussed the idea of reshaping the Valley's communities into "urban villages" at a half-day conference Wednesday on housing solutions for the densely populated, built-out area.
Real estate developer Robert Voit will be among those honored Saturday at the third annual Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley. Voit, who heads Voit Development Cos. and who built most of Warner Center, is being lauded for his commitment to the community and his "outstanding commercial developments." The event, to be held at Warner Bros.
February 6, 2000 | INDRANEEL SUR
Results from four studies of Valley residents and businesses and a database of regional statistics will be presented Thursday at a conference in Universal City. About 250 people from area companies and civic groups are expected to attend San Fernando Valley Summit 2000 at Universal City Hilton & Towers. The database, dubbed the San Fernando Valley Almanac, is a collection of government and corporate information about civic and business activity.
July 8, 1999 | AGNES DIGGS
The Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley this morning will launch a business-led effort to make streets safer in commercial areas. The Valley Business Watch initiative will operate like the residential Neighborhood Watch program, working in the first-ever Valleywide effort to reduce crime in the business community.
November 24, 1997 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
Three college presidents have been elected to the board of directors of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley, a consortium of business leaders and volunteers. Blenda J. Wilson, president of Cal State Northridge, Pierce College President E. Bing Inocencio and Mission College President William Norland joined the 90-member board at its quarterly meeting last week.
March 14, 1998 | TOM BECKER
Recognizing her efforts to help people become educated and employed, the state Legislature will honor Valley College President Tyree Wieder on Monday as the 40th Assembly District's Woman of the Year. Wieder, 51, serves on numerous state commissions and is involved in community organizations, in addition to leading the community college. Her work impressed Assemblyman Bob Hertzberg (D-Sherman Oaks), who plans to propose a resolution Monday calling for the Assembly to honor Wieder.
July 20, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
Studio City resident, business leader and Valley activist David W. Fleming has been reelected president of the Los Angeles City Fire Commission, the city panel that oversees the Fire Department. A 1991 recipient of the Fernando Award, a Valley tribute for volunteerism, Fleming became the commission's leader in August 1995. The five-member commission unanimously elected Fleming this week to his second one-year term.
January 6, 2001 | PATRICK MCGREEVY
The root causes of the movement to break up Los Angeles and alternatives to keep the city together will be explored at a daylong symposium scheduled Feb. 5 at the Sheraton Universal, organizers said Friday. Serving as event host will be the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley, Reason Foundation and the CIVIC Foundation.
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