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June 11, 1998 | DIANE WEDNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hanging out with Louise Marquez for an hour is like walking into the eye of a hurricane: Although there is calm in the moment, you know something big is brewing. Between conference calls and brainstorming sessions with colleagues, the tall, fast-talking general manager and marketing director of Panorama Mall is pitching her newest community improvement proposals to City Hall. And that's before 10 a.m. "She's like the hub of the wheel," said friend and fellow activist Leslie Yamashita.
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June 11, 1998 | DIANE WEDNER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hanging out with Louise Marquez for an hour is like walking into the eye of a hurricane: Although there is calm in the moment, you know something big is brewing. Between conference calls and brainstorming sessions with colleagues, the tall, fast-talking general manager and marketing director of Panorama Mall is pitching her newest community improvement proposals to City Hall. And that's before 10 a.m. "She's like the hub of the wheel," said friend and fellow activist Leslie Yamashita.
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July 10, 1996 | DARRELL SATZMAN
Representatives from more than 40 state and local government and community agencies are expected to be on hand to distribute information and answer questions at the 16th annual State Government Day Saturday at Panorama Mall.
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October 7, 1996 | DARRELL SATZMAN
A job fair that's serious about providing employment is scheduled at Panorama Mall on Thursday. "Businesses need to have at least 10 jobs available to participate in the fair," said mall manager Louise Marquez. "We held our first job fair in June, and more than 200 people were hired from that event."
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April 17, 1993 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
Song, dance and comedy performances from African peoples will highlight the African Tour at the Panorama Mall. The free festivities, to be held in the mall's center court today, will bring together arts, crafts and cultural entertainment from Africa, South America and the Caribbean Islands. African-American themes will also be included. "The idea is to bring cultural attitudes to different people so we can understand who we all are," said Louise Marquez, the mall's marketing director.
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July 11, 1996
Representatives from more than 40 state and local government and community agencies are expected to be on hand to distribute information and answer questions Saturday at the 16th annual State Government Day at Panorama Mall in Panorama City.
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October 19, 2001 | STEPHANIE STASSEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two weeks ago, Lancaster resident Keisha Green never dreamed she'd be at a job fair Thursday in Panorama City, but the single mother of three is desperate to start working again. She planned to apply for at least 10 positions offered at the event, including one as a security guard--though she is only 5 feet 1. "I'm kind of open at the moment," she said with a chuckle. "I'm looking for anything and everything. I'm devastated to be out of work." Until Oct.
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January 17, 1996 | TIM MAY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Wal-Mart executives said Tuesday that the Van Nuys Drive-In is no longer being considered as a site for the first Wal-Mart store in the city of Los Angeles. Wal-Mart representatives had asked Los Angeles city planners in June to change the zoning of the 14-acre drive-in site at Roscoe Boulevard and Noble Avenue, indicating the company was considering constructing a store there.
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March 4, 2002 | MICHAEL KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Looking at a map of Panorama City, it's easy to see where the northeast San Fernando Valley neighborhood got its rather dark nickname, "The Witch's Hat." But most of the area's residents, police officers and businesspeople seem to feel it's the good witch, not the wicked one, that rules this jagged triangle of mostly Latino neighborhoods.
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February 6, 1996 | EFRAIN HERNANDEZ JR., TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Greg Gagnon, who saw friends disappear and popular businesses close after the General Motors plant become a vacant wasteland in 1992, even a development plan that still lacks details sounded good Monday. "It's better than having open land sitting there," said Gagnon, 44, a Panorama City resident for 16 years. "Any new businesses in Panorama City should help. At least it opens new jobs . . . hopefully."
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