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July 15, 1991 | ROSE APODACA
Donald Brigante, a plumbing contractor and longtime La Habra resident, has been appointed to the Traffic Commission to complete the term of Patrick Kelley. Kelley resigned from the Traffic Commission after taking a seat on the Planning Commission. Brigante has lived in the city for 33 years and has been a member of the Lions Club for 30 years, serving as president, zone chairman and deputy district governor. He was also instrumental in organizing the La Habra Lioness Club in 1978.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
The City Council, looking to make the planning process more efficient, wants to abolish the city's Traffic Commission, according to letters commission members received Monday. The council cited a desire to speed up land-use development and to simplify traffic safety and operations as the main reasons for proposing the commission's dissolution. Mayor Juan M. Garcia's letter to members notes that the commission will remain intact until a resolution is drafted.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1989
Despite a recent ammonia leak requiring assistance from Anaheim's hazardous-materials response team, the city is going ahead with plans to contract for similar services with a private company. The Anaheim Fire Department unit will remain available but at a cost estimated by La Habra Fire Chief Benjamin Wilkins at $6,240 per hour.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1993 | MIMI KO
Business owners met with police this week in an effort to stem a tide of crime in the city's commercial areas. About 20 business owners attended the second in a series of crime-prevention meetings conducted by the Police Department at City Hall on Wednesday. Officers dispensed tips on how to prevent vandalism and other crimes and urged business people to call 911 whenever they see suspicious activity.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1993
Volunteers are being sought to serve on the city's planning, traffic and community services commissions. One seat on each commission will be vacated March 31 when the terms expire for Planning Commissioner Paul Thornburg, Traffic Commissioner Donald Brigante and Community Services Commissioner Howard Derow. Applications for the posts are available at the city clerk's office at City Hall. The deadline for returning the applications is March 5.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 1993 | MIMI KO
Business owners met with police this week in an effort to stem a tide of crime in the city's commercial areas. About 20 business owners attended the second in a series of crime-prevention meetings conducted by the Police Department at City Hall on Wednesday. Officers dispensed tips on how to prevent vandalism and other crimes and urged business people to call 911 whenever they see suspicious activity.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1989 | DAVID BURKE
Attorneys for the city appear in federal court today seeking an injunction to prevent the county from taking over job-training services in La Habra and nine neighboring communities. According to La Habra City Atty. Richard D. Jones, the city will argue that Orange County is ignoring an existing agreement that permits La Habra to control the jobs program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1993 | MIMI KO
The City Council tonight will consider moving its Community Services Department to a new complex to be built across the street from City Hall at a site known as Civic Center West. "I think there's a high likelihood that the property will be developed with a community center on it because the present facilities are inadequate," Councilman James Flora said. Currently, community services, including recreational and senior citizen programs, are being provided at City Hall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1991 | ROSE APODACA
After interviewing 17 applicants, the City Council has filled two vacancies on the Planning Commission. Paul Thornburg, who has already served 6 1/2 years on the Planning Commission, was selected to fill the vacancy left by Juan M. Garcia's appointment to the City Council last month. Garcia left the commission to join the City Council after Beth Strader's recent resignation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
The City Council, looking to make the planning process more efficient, wants to abolish the city's Traffic Commission, according to letters commission members received Monday. The council cited a desire to speed up land-use development and to simplify traffic safety and operations as the main reasons for proposing the commission's dissolution. Mayor Juan M. Garcia's letter to members notes that the commission will remain intact until a resolution is drafted.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1993
Volunteers are being sought to serve on the city's planning, traffic and community services commissions. One seat on each commission will be vacated March 31 when the terms expire for Planning Commissioner Paul Thornburg, Traffic Commissioner Donald Brigante and Community Services Commissioner Howard Derow. Applications for the posts are available at the city clerk's office at City Hall. The deadline for returning the applications is March 5.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1993 | MIMI KO
The City Council tonight will consider moving its Community Services Department to a new complex to be built across the street from City Hall at a site known as Civic Center West. "I think there's a high likelihood that the property will be developed with a community center on it because the present facilities are inadequate," Councilman James Flora said. Currently, community services, including recreational and senior citizen programs, are being provided at City Hall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 1991 | ROSE APODACA
Donald Brigante, a plumbing contractor and longtime La Habra resident, has been appointed to the Traffic Commission to complete the term of Patrick Kelley. Kelley resigned from the Traffic Commission after taking a seat on the Planning Commission. Brigante has lived in the city for 33 years and has been a member of the Lions Club for 30 years, serving as president, zone chairman and deputy district governor. He was also instrumental in organizing the La Habra Lioness Club in 1978.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1991 | ROSE APODACA
After interviewing 17 applicants, the City Council has filled two vacancies on the Planning Commission. Paul Thornburg, who has already served 6 1/2 years on the Planning Commission, was selected to fill the vacancy left by Juan M. Garcia's appointment to the City Council last month. Garcia left the commission to join the City Council after Beth Strader's recent resignation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 6, 1990 | DAVID F. BURKE
The city has won a months-long battle with Orange County to keep control of a $1-million federal jobs program that serves 10 North County communities. Orange County officials had asked the state for permission to take over the Job Training Partnership Act program known as "Jobs Plus," which La Habra employees have operated since 1974. But last week, Gov. George Deukmejian rejected the county's proposal, meaning that the program will remain in La Habra.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1989 | DAVID BURKE
Attorneys for the city appear in federal court today seeking an injunction to prevent the county from taking over job-training services in La Habra and nine neighboring communities. According to La Habra City Atty. Richard D. Jones, the city will argue that Orange County is ignoring an existing agreement that permits La Habra to control the jobs program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 6, 1990 | DAVID F. BURKE
The city has won a months-long battle with Orange County to keep control of a $1-million federal jobs program that serves 10 North County communities. Orange County officials had asked the state for permission to take over the Job Training Partnership Act program known as "Jobs Plus," which La Habra employees have operated since 1974. But last week, Gov. George Deukmejian rejected the county's proposal, meaning that the program will remain in La Habra.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 1989 | MARY LOU FULTON, Times Staff Writer
It was 15 years ago, long before child care became a trendy issue, when La Habra City Manager Lee Risner asked the state for $23,000 to begin an after-school program for 23 kindergarten students. The conservative bedroom community tucked in the northwest corner of Orange County seemed an unlikely pioneer in the area of child care, but Risner said the city was ahead of its time in realizing what is now a common theme among child-care proponents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1989
Despite a recent ammonia leak requiring assistance from Anaheim's hazardous-materials response team, the city is going ahead with plans to contract for similar services with a private company. The Anaheim Fire Department unit will remain available but at a cost estimated by La Habra Fire Chief Benjamin Wilkins at $6,240 per hour.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 5, 1989 | MARY LOU FULTON, Times Staff Writer
It was 15 years ago, long before child care became a trendy issue, when La Habra City Manager Lee Risner asked the state for $23,000 to begin an after-school program for 23 kindergarten students. The conservative bedroom community tucked in the northwest corner of Orange County seemed an unlikely pioneer in the area of child care, but Risner said the city was ahead of its time in realizing what is now a common theme among child-care proponents.
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