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June 26, 1993 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Firing a salvo in what is sure to be a bruising budget battle, hundreds of protesters from a coalition of county labor unions delivered a mock casket to Gov. Pete Wilson's downtown Los Angeles offices Friday, vowing not to let county supervisors join in the killing of social services. Before winding up at the state offices, county workers, community activists and social service providers marched through downtown lunch-hour traffic chanting, "They say cutback, we say fight back!"
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1993
Los Angeles County's plan to suspend lifeguard services at Hermosa Beach after Sept. 7 has forced the South Bay community to consider closing the beach or charging out-of-town visitors to use it. The Hermosa Beach City Council discussed those proposals, as well as a possible lawsuit against the county to stop the suspension, at a special meeting Tuesday night.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1993 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a bid to expand security and continue ambitious rail programs, the head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a budget proposal Friday that calls for increasing the agency's budget by 9% to $3.4 billion. Although the proposal contains an increase of $300 million over last year's county transportation spending, it calls for laying off 246 desk job employees and hiring an additional 130 transit police officers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1993 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Firing a salvo in what is sure to be a bruising budget battle, hundreds of protesters from a coalition of county labor unions delivered a mock casket to Gov. Pete Wilson's downtown Los Angeles offices Friday, vowing not to let county supervisors join in the killing of social services. Before winding up at the state offices, county workers, community activists and social service providers marched through downtown lunch-hour traffic chanting, "They say cutback, we say fight back!"
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1993
Los Angeles County's plan to suspend lifeguard services at Hermosa Beach after Sept. 7 has forced the South Bay community to consider closing the beach or charging out-of-town visitors to use it. The Hermosa Beach City Council discussed those proposals, as well as a possible lawsuit against the county to stop the suspension, at a special meeting Tuesday night.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1989
Prepared by Chief Administrative Officer Richard B. Dixon, the $9.2-billion spending plan proposed Friday will be presented to the Board of Supervisors next week. HIGHLIGHTS Highest Los Angeles County budget ever, up 1.7% (or $160 million) from this year. Reserves $10 million for the supervisors to supplement or add programs. Would reduce the county staff to 75,821, down from 76,217. Reflects county's "extreme dependence" on the state. Health, mental health, probation camps and fire suppression camps are significantly curtailed due to state funding reductions.
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January 26, 1996
March 18 is the application deadline for the L.A. County Music and Performing Arts Commission's National-State-County Partnership Grant Program, which provides grants to arts organizations in Los Angeles County with budgets of less than $200,000. To assist applicants, the commission is sponsoring a series of application workshops on the following dates: * Today: Ford Amphitheatre Conference Room, Hollywood Hills, 1-5 p.m. (for third- and fourth-year grantees only).
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1993 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a bid to expand security and continue ambitious rail programs, the head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a budget proposal Friday that calls for increasing the agency's budget by 9% to $3.4 billion. Although the proposal contains an increase of $300 million over last year's county transportation spending, it calls for laying off 246 desk job employees and hiring an additional 130 transit police officers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1989
Prepared by Chief Administrative Officer Richard B. Dixon, the $9.2-billion spending plan proposed Friday will be presented to the Board of Supervisors next week. HIGHLIGHTS Highest Los Angeles County budget ever, up 1.7% (or $160 million) from this year. Reserves $10 million for the supervisors to supplement or add programs. Would reduce the county staff to 75,821, down from 76,217. Reflects county's "extreme dependence" on the state. Health, mental health, probation camps and fire suppression camps are significantly curtailed due to state funding reductions.
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