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July 18, 1991
Anita Suazo has been named superintendent of the 7,500-student Garvey School District, which serves portions of Monterey Park, San Gabriel and Rosemead. She previously was assistant superintendent for personnel in the South Whittier School District.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 1998
A judge has decided that lawyers can begin depositions in a lawsuit challenging whether candidate Robert Miranda lives in the area of the Alhambra school district where he seeks election to the board. Attorneys for John Nunez, who filed the suit, say they want to resolve the matter before the Nov. 3 election. Miranda faces candidate Jimmy Gin. Attorneys persuaded the judge to lift a 30-day waiting period on depositions after a lawsuit is filed.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1997
The Los Angeles County Office of Education has sent a letter to the Garvey School District admonishing it to mend its ways. After reviewing claims of procedural violations, L.A. County Office of Education Supt. Donald W. Ingwerson sent a letter to district officials in Rosemead telling them to start complying with some of the district's own expenditure policies, which provide a framework for reimbursing board members for district-related meal and travel expenses. "The larger issue is . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1998 | RICHARD WINTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Where does Robert Miranda live? Not in the 5th District of the Alhambra City and High School District, where he hopes to win election to the school board Nov. 3, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court. If the allegation is correct, then Miranda also does not live in the Garvey School District, where he serves on the school board. The lawsuit seeks a court order declaring Miranda ineligible for the Alhambra race where he faces candidate Jimmy M. Gin.
NEWS
February 28, 1985
Three schools in the Garvey School District have received $32,000 in state funding for development of high-tech instructional programs. The funds for Garvey and Fern intermediate schools and Emerson Elementary School will be used to purchase videotape and computer equipment for the program to improve students' language skills.
NEWS
July 30, 1992
Bernie Tooksberry, general manager of Durham Transportation's terminal in Rosemead, which provides student transportation to school districts in the San Gabriel Valley, has received the Golden Merit Award from the National School Transportation Assn. for dedication to the safe transportation of schoolchildren. Tooksberry was honored for his excellence in service, safety programs and community responsibility.
NEWS
August 10, 1989
Roger Temple, popular superintendent of the Garvey School District, was remembered by friends and colleagues this week as a compassionate man and a crucial unifying force for the once-divided district. Temple, a San Gabriel resident who began working for the district in 1966 and became superintendent a year ago, died of a brain tumor Sunday. He was 51.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1986 | Bill Billiter
Barney Davis, administrator of business services in the city's school district, will become the district superintendent in September. The school board earlier this month chose Davis to succeed Don Stuckey, who will retire in the fall after a 33-year career with the district. Davis received his bachelor's degree from Pepperdine University and his master's degree from USC.
NEWS
December 10, 1992
The Garvey School District will fill by appointment the vacancy on the Board of Education created when Diane Martinez was elected to the Assembly in the 49th District. Appointment, rather than a special election, to fill the term that expires next November will save the district $42,000, officials said. Prospective appointees must be at least 18, a registered voter and a resident of the district, which serves portions of Rosemead, San Gabriel and Monterey Park.
NEWS
March 5, 1992
A Los Angeles sales office of AT&T is donating money and employee volunteers to the Garvey School District to help boost student academic achievement and physical fitness. AT&T has donated $2,000 for equipment for the district's physical education program. Twenty employees of the company's Majors Branch for Business Network Sales will be mentors, classroom aides, guest readers and counselors for students at high risk of becoming dropouts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1997
The Los Angeles County Office of Education has sent a letter to the Garvey School District admonishing it to mend its ways. After reviewing claims of procedural violations, L.A. County Office of Education Supt. Donald W. Ingwerson sent a letter to district officials in Rosemead telling them to start complying with some of the district's own expenditure policies, which provide a framework for reimbursing board members for district-related meal and travel expenses. "The larger issue is . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 1993 | RENEE TAWA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walter Bitely and the boys grew heartsick when they saw the worn-out mohair chairs, some knifed down the middle by impudent students, others scarred by graffiti or crippled by the weight of people bouncing on the seats. Back in 1958, the auditorium seats were as plump and pretty as any chair in the big movie theaters of the time. Rosemead's working-class families were in awe of the plush new auditorium at Garvey Intermediate School.
NEWS
September 16, 1993
As part of a nationwide investigation of asbestos cleanups in schools, federal environmental officials and a Midwest company have reached a $100,000 settlement in a civil complaint involving inadequacies in the firm's inspection of Dewey Avenue Elementary School. Dewey was among schools in five California districts and one Arizona district in which U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials identified problems with inspections.
NEWS
December 10, 1992
The Garvey School District will fill by appointment the vacancy on the Board of Education created when Diane Martinez was elected to the Assembly in the 49th District. Appointment, rather than a special election, to fill the term that expires next November will save the district $42,000, officials said. Prospective appointees must be at least 18, a registered voter and a resident of the district, which serves portions of Rosemead, San Gabriel and Monterey Park.
NEWS
July 30, 1992
Bernie Tooksberry, general manager of Durham Transportation's terminal in Rosemead, which provides student transportation to school districts in the San Gabriel Valley, has received the Golden Merit Award from the National School Transportation Assn. for dedication to the safe transportation of schoolchildren. Tooksberry was honored for his excellence in service, safety programs and community responsibility.
NEWS
March 5, 1992
A Los Angeles sales office of AT&T is donating money and employee volunteers to the Garvey School District to help boost student academic achievement and physical fitness. AT&T has donated $2,000 for equipment for the district's physical education program. Twenty employees of the company's Majors Branch for Business Network Sales will be mentors, classroom aides, guest readers and counselors for students at high risk of becoming dropouts.
NEWS
July 18, 1991
Anita Suazo has been named superintendent of the 7,500-student Garvey School District, which serves portions of Monterey Park, San Gabriel and Rosemead. She previously was assistant superintendent for personnel in the South Whittier School District.
NEWS
August 10, 1989
Roger Temple, popular superintendent of the Garvey School District, was remembered by friends and colleagues this week as a compassionate man and a crucial unifying force for the once-divided district. Temple, a San Gabriel resident who began working for the district in 1966 and became superintendent a year ago, died of a brain tumor Sunday. He was 51.
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