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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1991 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The South Coast Air Quality Management District board unanimously voted Friday for a stringent regulation to reduce pollution from the manufacture of electricity, one of the largest industrial contributors to the region's smog. The giant Southern California Edison Co., which is responsible for half the region's utility emissions, endorsed the measure, closing years of both public and private debate.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1991 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The South Coast Air Quality Management District board unanimously voted Friday for a stringent regulation to reduce pollution from the manufacture of electricity, one of the largest industrial contributors to the region's smog. The giant Southern California Edison Co., which is responsible for half the region's utility emissions, endorsed the measure, closing years of both public and private debate.
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NEWS
March 22, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elizabeth Dole told an enthusiastic crowd at Leisure World here Thursday that they hold the key to her husband's final drive toward the Republican nomination for president. "California can put Bob Dole over the top," she said to about 500 people at a neighborhood clubhouse. "He's about there, but you can do it for him. We need to unite this party against Bill Clinton."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1991 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A law that would ban smoking in all restaurant eating areas, one of the toughest anti-smoking laws in Southern California, was tentatively approved Tuesday night by the City Council. The council voted 4 to 0 to direct the city staff to stiffen the city's current ordinance, which now requires restaurants to set aside at least 60% of their space for nonsmokers. Under the new rules, smoking would be allowed only in patios and bars that are separate from eating areas.
NEWS
July 19, 2012 | By Stuart Pfeifer
A veteran Securities and Exchange Commission attorney has been named director of the agency's Los Angeles regional office. Michele Wein Layne will oversee a staff of more than 120 employees who enforce securities laws in Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and Guam. Layne, 53, had been associate regional director of the SEC's Los Angeles office since 2005. She began her SEC career 17 years ago, working her way from staff attorney to the head of the busy Los Angeles office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1991 | TOM McQUEENEY
A proposed law aimed at getting businesses to reduce the number of car trips by their employees will go before the public several times this week at City Hall. Five public meetings have been scheduled today through Wednesday to let residents and business owners in the city hear about and discuss the merits of the proposed law.
NEWS
March 27, 1994
A menacing woman defecating in full view of children on the lawn of an elementary school is an image one associates with some dismal, backwater town; a disease-ridden, war-torn place that one reads about; a symbol of a society decayed beyond repair. This act occurred on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, March, 1994. Santa Monica, as most of us know, is a magnet for the homeless, and has been for many years. As the numbers swelled we have witnessed our parks, libraries, shops and restaurants become targets for displays of aberrant behavior, panhandling and, more recently, threats and aggression.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1993 | Ted Johnson, Times correspondent
Office space is vacant. Cities have little money for public works. Retail centers have gone belly up. So how is an architect supposed to make it in these tough times? The Irvine office of LPA Inc., one of Orange County's largest architectural firms, has a portfolio of contracts ranging from city halls to churches, most of them with budgets much lower than they would have been three years ago.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1991 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Despite enormous opposition from hoteliers and restaurateurs who say businesses will fail if smoking is banned in city eateries, the City Council on Tuesday will consider adopting one of the toughest anti-smoking laws in Southern California. City officials say their concern is for public health, but members of the business community, who have bombarded council members with hundreds of cards and letters opposing the law, contend that their economic welfare also is at stake.
NEWS
June 17, 1998 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ventura County voters this fall will consider some of the strictest growth control laws in Southern California, following a split decision by county leaders Tuesday to place a hotly debated citizens' initiative on the ballot. With flawed petitions threatening to derail the farmland preservation movement, the Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 to place the countywide Save Open-space and Agricultural Resources (SOAR) initiative before voters this fall.
OPINION
May 2, 2002
Re "Residents Fight a Flood of Commuters," April 28: It is not just the residents of Encino who are complaining; all communities along the Ventura Boulevard corridor from Studio City to Woodland Hills have this problem. I see it every day. Instead of having traffic-calming measures for just Encino, why not include all the communities along the Ventura Boulevard corridor in the study? I can tell you that these other communities have the same problem. The Transportation Department should include all these other communities in the study if the results are to be effective.
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