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January 26, 1998 | BILL BOYARSKY
Joyce Prager and her audience at a San Fernando Valley school represent a side of Los Angeles ignored by movies, culture commentators and other trend setters. Writers who chronicle the glitzier L.A. would not have been interested in Prager's presentation to the Los Angeles Charter Reform Commission at James Madison Middle School Wednesday night. But the scene was familiar to me, for it brought back memories of the city I first encountered in 1970. It was an L.A.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1998 | BILL BOYARSKY
Joyce Prager and her audience at a San Fernando Valley school represent a side of Los Angeles ignored by movies, culture commentators and other trend setters. Writers who chronicle the glitzier L.A. would not have been interested in Prager's presentation to the Los Angeles Charter Reform Commission at James Madison Middle School Wednesday night. But the scene was familiar to me, for it brought back memories of the city I first encountered in 1970. It was an L.A.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1999
Hoping to solicit a broad sampling of ideas and opinions on City Charter reform from the local business community, the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn. will survey more than 600 representatives from member businesses next month, VICA officials said Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1998 | ERIC RIMBERT
Five Valley businesswomen are being honored by the San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic for their community involvement and professional accomplishments. "These women have contributed much to their communities through both their work and their volunteering," said Lori Kent, assistant director for the clinic's office of development. "Most of the women are involved in more than one organization and it's important we honor their efforts."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 1998 | JILL LEOVY and HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The secession euphemisms keep stacking up. Earlier this month, Valley VOTE, a group organized to carry the secession drive forward, weighed in with its preferred term for the you-know-what movement to separate the Valley from L.A. Please, they said, don't call it secession, but "Valley independence." "Secession" is too combative, they said, too reminiscent perhaps of gunslinging Confederates.
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July 2, 1993 | JAMES RAINEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Richard J. Riordan was sworn in Thursday as the 39th mayor of Los Angeles, delivering a message of hope tempered by a call for personal responsibility that he insists can reinvigorate a city laid low by riots, crime and recession.
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