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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 1, 2005 | Bill Sing, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp., a nonprofit business support organization, Wednesday named Hollywood television executive William C. "Bill" Allen as its new president and chief executive. Allen is president of Meadowlane Enterprises, which licenses a library of classic television series, and Meadowlane Music, a music catalog publisher. He will succeed Lee K. Harrington, who has held the position since 1995.
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.
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