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March 4, 1985 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
If Boston, New York and Chicago Can Have Successful Marathons, Why Not Los Angeles? That's What the City Council Wants to Know. So It Has Decided to Get Into the Act. But It Could Be That Politics and Long-Distance Racing Don't Mix. After several hours of hearings by a joint committee, the raging issue of the Los Angeles Marathon finally reached the city council chambers. Only lightly touched upon in the committee hearings had been the question of whether Los Angeles needs a marathon.
November 13, 2001 | From Times Staff Writers
State Sen. Bill Morrow (R-Oceanside) will discuss California's response to terrorism at a town hall meeting tonight. A panel of experts will include FBI agent Gary Morley; Ray Golden, communications manager at the San Onofre nuclear plant; and Col. Jim Walker, assistant chief of staff for safety and security at Camp Pendleton. The 7 p.m. session will be at Heritage Christian Fellowship, 190 Avenida La Pata.
September 6, 1994 | ALAN EYERLY
The City Council will conduct a public hearing today on the proposed municipal budget for the 1994-95 fiscal year. It includes nearly $25 million in general-fund expenses and more than $11.5 million set aside for capital improvement projects. The council will also consider granting final approval to a law that would prohibit people from sleeping in parked vehicles between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m.
April 12, 2002 | From Reuters
Homeland security chief Tom Ridge met with members of a congressional panel behind closed doors for the second time in as many days Thursday as lawmakers pressed him to publicly discuss the administration's $38-billion request for homeland security.
November 19, 1992
The revitalization of Thousand Oaks Boulevard, a hodgepodge of mostly small shops that make up Thousand Oaks' main business corridor, will be the subject of a public meeting today at Conejo Elementary School, 280 Conejo School Road. The meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. is a prelude to a market study of the boulevard by the Magellan Group, a consulting firm hired by the city, said Edward Johnduff, the city's administrative service manager.
November 16, 1993 | FRANK MESSINA
The City Council will hold its first serious public discussions tonight about whether to pass a rent control law. After trying for more than a year to mediate a dispute between landlords and mostly elderly renters in the city's four mobile home parks, council members will consider a range of options from stiff rent control to a moratorium on rent increases--or no rent control at all. If passed, Lake Forest would be only the third city in Orange County to have a rent stabilization law.
April 29, 1991 | KIRSTEN LEE SWARTZ
The superintendent of the Ventura Unified School District will answer questions and accept suggestions from area residents tonight at Blanche Reynolds Elementary School. Cesare Caldarelli Jr. will hold his second round-table discussion at 7 p.m. In December, only about 25 local parents and residents joined him to discuss the district's curriculum, among other concerns, Caldarelli said. He said he hopes tonight's turnout will be closer to 75 people.
July 23, 1992 | PHIL SNEIDERMAN
Local, state and federal representatives will attend a public meeting today concerning environmental conditions at and near Rocketdyne's Santa Susana Field Laboratory southeast of Simi Valley. The meeting, chaired by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Simi Valley City Council Chambers, 2929 Tapo Canyon Road.
June 9, 1994 | J.E. MITCHELL
The public can discuss at a City Hall forum tonight whether a 300-acre strip of farmland outside the city of Camarillo should be developed. The parcel, known as the Ponderosa Corridor, lies adjacent to the city, north of the Ventura Freeway. Torrance-based Ran-Rancho Partnerships, which currently is using the land to grow row crops and flowers, has signaled its intention to develop the parcel. The city is hosting the forum, even though the property is in unincorporated county territory.
August 30, 2000 | STEPHANIE STASSEL
The first public meeting will be held tonight to discuss plans for thenew Northridge Branch Library, which will more than double its current size. Architects from Tetra Design will present preliminary drawings for the new 12,500-square-foot library, showing various locations for the main building, entranceand parking lot, said Juliana Cheng, senior management analyst for the city's library facilities division.
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