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September 20, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
A progress report outlining accomplishments of the Community Development Block Grant Program over the past year is available at the Civic Center. Block grants have allowed the city to improve living conditions for lower-income residents as well as to upgrade parks and recreational facilities, Mayor Grace Winchell said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1999 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to avert what threatens to become an environmental and economic disaster, U.S. and state politicians vowed Thursday to seek federal help to find the source of a sewage leak that has plagued the city most of the summer. The source of the leak has eluded an array of high-tech sleuthing--from ground-penetrating radar to offshore sonar. With 4.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1999 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to avert what threatens to become an environmental and economic disaster, U.S. and state politicians vowed Thursday to seek federal help to find the source of a sewage leak that has plagued the city most of the summer. The source of the leak has eluded an array of high-tech sleuthing--from ground-penetrating radar to offshore sonar. With 4.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1999 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to avert an environmental and economic disaster, U.S. and state officials said Thursday they are seeking federal help to find and fix the mysterious sewage leak that has closed Huntington Beach for most of the summer. The source of the leak has eluded an array of high-tech sleuthing from ground-penetrating radar to offshore sonar. With 4.2 miles of the coast now closed to swimmers and surfers, officials and merchants are bracing for a financially disastrous Labor Day weekend.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1999 | DAVID REYES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to avert an environmental and economic disaster, U.S. and state officials said Thursday they are seeking federal help to find and fix the mysterious sewage leak that has closed Huntington Beach for most of the summer. The source of the leak has eluded an array of high-tech sleuthing from ground-penetrating radar to offshore sonar. With 4.2 miles of the coast now closed to swimmers and surfers, officials and merchants are bracing for a financially disastrous Labor Day weekend.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1999 | Eron Ben-Yehuda, (714) 965-7172, Ext. 13
City Council members are reviewing recommendations from a citizen advisory board on how to spend more than $1.5 million in federal funds for low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in preparation for a study session on May 17. Organizations dedicated to public service are eligible to receive up to $292,800 of the amount distributed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1998 | LESLEY WRIGHT
With an eye on securing more state and federal dollars, city officials hired a Washington-based lobbying firm to seek government grants and other appropriations for the city. "The city is doing everything it can to save money but also to make it," City Administrator Ray Silver said last week upon presenting a one-year contract with the Ferguson Group to the council. Council members voted unanimously to hire the group for $77,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 18, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
Nearly $1.3 million in federal grant money has been earmarked for such projects as making four libraries handicap accessible and renovating the City Gym and Pool recreation facility. The City Council allocated the funds Monday, including $275,000 for the gym and pool project. That facility, built in 1931 and home to Huntington Beach's only indoor gym and pool, is undergoing a $2-million renovation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
A decision on how to spend about $1.3 million in federal grant money is expected on Monday, a week after the City Council balked at last-minute changes in spending recommendations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 26, 1992 | ROBERT BARKER
The City Council voted this week to apply for a $500,000 federal grant that will help officials begin the renovation of a one-mile section of the city beach from the Vincent Moorhouse lifeguard headquarters to Beach Boulevard. Facilities at the so-called South Beach, which attracts about 6.2 million visitors annually, have not been upgraded since 1962, said Community Services Director Ron Hagan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1999 | Eron Ben-Yehuda, (714) 965-7172, Ext. 13
City Council members are reviewing recommendations from a citizen advisory board on how to spend more than $1.5 million in federal funds for low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in preparation for a study session on May 17. Organizations dedicated to public service are eligible to receive up to $292,800 of the amount distributed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1998 | LESLEY WRIGHT
City officials managed to gain $1 million from the federal budget for a fiber optic cable to help control traffic. A separate federal grant includes $200,000 to buy new vehicles for the city's senior citizens transportation program. Both grants were included in the Federal Department of Transportation Omnibus Spending Bill passed last month, according to the Ferguson Group, the city's lobbyists.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1998 | LESLEY WRIGHT
With an eye on securing more state and federal dollars, city officials hired a Washington-based lobbying firm to seek government grants and other appropriations for the city. "The city is doing everything it can to save money but also to make it," City Administrator Ray Silver said last week upon presenting a one-year contract with the Ferguson Group to the council. Council members voted unanimously to hire the group for $77,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 18, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
Nearly $1.3 million in federal grant money has been earmarked for such projects as making four libraries handicap accessible and renovating the City Gym and Pool recreation facility. The City Council allocated the funds Monday, including $275,000 for the gym and pool project. That facility, built in 1931 and home to Huntington Beach's only indoor gym and pool, is undergoing a $2-million renovation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
A decision on how to spend about $1.3 million in federal grant money is expected on Monday, a week after the City Council balked at last-minute changes in spending recommendations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
A progress report outlining accomplishments of the Community Development Block Grant Program over the past year is available at the Civic Center. Block grants have allowed the city to improve living conditions for lower-income residents as well as to upgrade parks and recreational facilities, Mayor Grace Winchell said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1992 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city can help only about half of the 30 charitable and nonprofit groups requesting money for community work this year, the City Council was told on Monday. Like most cities in the nation, Huntington Beach annually gets a federal grant to help the community. The money is formally called a community development block grant. Many charitable groups each year petition the city for a share of that federal money.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
The City Council has unanimously approved distribution of $1.5 million in Community Development Block Grant funds. More than $1.2 million will be earmarked for a number of programs, including the hiring of 10 part-time workers and one full-time employee to pick up trash and remove graffiti.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
The City Council has unanimously approved distribution of $1.5 million in Community Development Block Grant funds. More than $1.2 million will be earmarked for a number of programs, including the hiring of 10 part-time workers and one full-time employee to pick up trash and remove graffiti.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 26, 1992 | ROBERT BARKER
The City Council voted this week to apply for a $500,000 federal grant that will help officials begin the renovation of a one-mile section of the city beach from the Vincent Moorhouse lifeguard headquarters to Beach Boulevard. Facilities at the so-called South Beach, which attracts about 6.2 million visitors annually, have not been upgraded since 1962, said Community Services Director Ron Hagan.
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