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September 25, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Horseback riders, hikers, bicyclists and other outdoor enthusiasts are fighting a portion of County Chief Executive Officer Jan Mittermeier's government reorganization plan that would merge the Harbors, Beaches and Parks Department with agencies that handle flood control and other public works projects. Park users fear the consolidation would lessen the county's commitment to providing recreational services, dilute the power of top parks administrators and possibly result in less funding.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Horseback riders, hikers, bicyclists and other outdoor enthusiasts are fighting a portion of County Chief Executive Officer Jan Mittermeier's government reorganization plan that would merge the Harbors, Beaches and Parks Department with agencies that handle flood control and other public works projects. Park users fear the consolidation would lessen the county's commitment to providing recreational services, dilute the power of top parks administrators and possibly result in less funding.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 2000 | Scott Schudy, (949) 248-2153
The Orange County Harbors, Beaches and Parks Department this week began a two-week project to dredge the inner and outer channels of the Dana Point Harbor. The Seattle-based Manson Construction Co. is removing a decade-long buildup of silt--largely from urban runoff--from the inner channel. The 1,600 cubic yards will be moved to a location 12 miles west of Dana Point in an offshore dumping area knows as LA-3.
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June 17, 1993 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Linda Voorhees, who already has one produced screenplay to her credit, has received the Jack Nicholson screenwriting prize at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television for her script titled "Mother Earth!" The Anaheim resident, who will graduate Saturday with a master's of fine arts degree in theater, film and television, is one of three UCLA screenwriting students who received prizes of $3,000. Voorhees, 40, says "Mother Earth!"
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1993 | HELAINE OLEN
Peters Canyon Regional Park, the latest addition to the county's recreational parks system, will open to the public Friday morning. The 352-acre park spans the cities of Tustin and Orange and is home to numerous animals, fish and birds, including the California gnatcatcher. The land encompasses coastal sage scrub, freshwater marsh, grassland habitats and two reservoirs, said Cristi Silverberg of the Orange County Harbors, Beaches and Parks Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1995 | HOLLY J. WAGNER
The summer season of campfire programs at Shellmaker Island begins Saturday with a program on prehistory of the Upper Newport Bay and Orange County. Offered by the state Fish and Game Department, the Upper Newport Bay Assn. and the Orange County Harbors, Beaches and Parks Department, each talk will feature a wildlife, history or conservation expert. Saturday's speaker will be Michael E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1996 | LORI HAYCOX
City leaders already fighting to keep a commercial airport and maximum-security prison out of Irvine are now trying to prevent the county from building recreational facilities in pristine Bommer Canyon. The county is proposing a conference center, parking lot, picnic area, restrooms and equestrian staging grounds in the canyon as part of an expansion of Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. City leaders argue that because Irvine owns part of the canyon, the county cannot build without their consent.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1998
Hawk Talk--View the splendor of soaring hawks and other raptors of Southern California through the work of wildlife photographer Russ Kerr. He will give a presentation Thursday at the meeting of the South Coast Audubon Society, which begins at 7 p.m. at the San Juan Capistrano Woman's Club, 31442 El Horno in San Juan Capistrano. Information: Sachi Fukuman, (714) 498-4407.
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