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September 21, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said his administration would begin blocking bank accounts that are tied to "terrorist fund-raising" activities. "We have resolved that we are going to take an intensive effort to deal with terrorist fund-raising like it has never been done before," O'Neill told a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee convened to assess the financial toll on the nation.
February 24, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
The Jewish Federation's "Super Sunday" fund-raiser was expected to bring in about $4 million in a daylong telephone campaign to benefit the federation's programs across Los Angeles County. About 1,200 volunteers received donations from 14,000 people, according to organizers. Among the volunteers were Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn and Council members Alex Padilla, Dennis Zine and Jack Weiss. The 24-year-old event is the largest single fund-raising day for the group.
July 26, 1990
Mike Tracey was named assistant athletic director/development at UC Irvine on Wednesday. Tracey's primary assignment at Irvine will be to oversee the fund-raising program for intercollegiate athletics. He will begin his new job on Aug. 1. Tracey has been associate athletic director at Cal Poly Pomona since 1984. Tracey, 36, graduated from Chico State in 1976 and earned a master's degree from San Diego State in 1981. He was district sales and marketing manager for AirCal from 1979 to 1984.
July 31, 1989
Members of a county steering committee have announced formation of the Orange County Community Foundation, a fund-raising arm to help strengthen the county's "strong cultural and political identity," said Judy Swayne, project coordinator. Contributions will help build a permanent community fund that will be given as grants to charitable community projects, Swayne said.
March 29, 1994 | SHELBY GRAD
The school board tonight will kick off a major fund-raising drive aimed at collecting $7 million to improve high-technology curricula in schools. The district's Foundation for the Future will target both corporations and individuals for contributions during a three-year campaign designed by a private fund-raising firm. The Irvine Co. already has agreed to donate $3 million, and Dimension Cable will give $700,000 in cash and equipment.
Sheriff's authorities are warning residents to be aware of a telephone fund-raising scam in which a man posing as a deputy sheriff has been trying to sell $7 tickets to send children to the circus. In recent weeks, sheriff's authorities have received several calls from people asking: "Are you conducting a fund-raiser?" Sheriff's Lt. Dick Olson said. The answer is definitely "no."
October 7, 1992 | MIMI KO
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District hopes to count on the public to raise money for school programs. Assistant Supt. Thomas A. Godley said major fund-raising efforts will be undertaken "to improve programs to provide a higher level of education. We need to overcome the hurdle of financial restraints and help supplement the programs in the budget." The step is being taken because of the state's budget problems and the bad economy.
September 23, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
President Clinton said he and Vice President Al Gore "believed we were acting within the letter of the law" when raising funds for the 1996 campaign. "I believed then and I believe now that what we did was legal," Clinton told reporters here in his first extensive response to U.S. Atty. Gen. Janet Reno's opening of a 30-day review to determine whether Clinton made fund-raising calls from the White House, and if so, whether they may have been illegal.
January 22, 1992
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District trustees have approved the formation of a foundation to raise money for educational purposes. Trustees voted unanimously last week to approve the independent foundation, which will seek local contributions to support school programs and activities. District officials said such fund-raising groups are becoming more common because of cuts in state and federal funding and additional demands on schools.
September 24, 1997
Los Angeles Police Chief Bernard C. Parks is scheduled to speak today at the inaugural fund-raising luncheon for the Rampart Division's Boosters Assn. to show appreciation for the community's involvement with law enforcement. The booster association is a nonprofit organization composed of business and community residents who support the Rampart Division's youth programs, donate equipment to the division and assist officers who are injured on duty.
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