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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 2000 | GREG RISLING
Two Valley residents have been appointed to county commissions by Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky. Robert Gross of Woodland Hills will serve on the 10-member county Probation Commission. A former executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of San Fernando Valley, Gross will work with other commission members to evaluate the probationary supervision of juvenile offenders. The board will report to Chief Probation Officer Richard Shumsky.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1993 | ED BOND
The Lockheed Corp. has agreed to give Burbank a 4.8-acre park that the city has been eyeing since the company announced that it was leaving town three years ago. "This will be ideal for large groups to use," Burbank Parks and Recreation Director Mary Alvord said. The Robert Gross Park, named for a former head of Lockheed, has two softball fields, a picnic area with 80 tables, a building with classroom and restroom facilities, a basketball court, a jogging path and 77 parking spaces.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 10, 1995 | TIMOTHY MANGAN
Somehow, the Santa Monica Symphony gets the job done--it's the little engine that could of our local orchestras. Opening its 50th-anniversary season Sunday night in Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, the 80-member ensemble (equal parts amateur, student and professional) offered an eclectic, confidently executed and satisfying concert under music director Allen Robert Gross.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 23, 1991
The article Oct. 4 dramatized the hard-hitting support rendered on behalf of our community by our City Council representative, Joy Picus. How would any judge or jury find against a city process or elected official for listening and responding to the will of the people? I find this particular "charge" by the "unprofessionals" to be both contradictory and insidious. They pay their lobbyists tens of thousands of dollars to champion their causes in City Hall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1993 | JOHN SCHWADA
Woodland Hills homeowner activist Robert Gross on Wednesday became the third former candidate from last month's primary to endorse Laura Chick as she tries to unseat Los Angeles City Councilwoman Joy Picus in the upcoming run-off election. Gross received 7.7% of the vote in the April 20 primary election, finishing fourth. Ex-candidates Dennis Zine, a Los Angeles police sergeant, and businessman Mort Diamond have already endorsed Chick, a former Picus aide.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 16, 1991 | RICHARD S. GINELL
The Santa Monica Symphony didn't need any extraneous pomp or circumstance to herald Allen Robert Gross in his first concert as music director Sunday night at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. No speeches. No opening ceremonies. No National Anthem. Just some invigorating and very promising music making. Gross has the rare ability to excite an orchestra, to get it to reach beyond its capabilities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 1988 | GABE FUENTES, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Community College District rejected demands of a Woodland Hills homeowner group Wednesday that it break its lease with an Encino Jewish congregation planning a temple and a retirement village on 17.5 acres of Pierce College property. The Woodland Hills Homeowners Organization, which opposes the retirement village, asked the district's board of trustees to break the 75-year lease it signed in 1986.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1988
A group of Woodland Hills homeowner activists said Friday that it will sue the Los Angeles Community College District over a lease with an Encino synagogue that is planning to develop 17.5 acres of vacant Pierce College land. The district in 1986 leased the land to Shir Chadash, which plans to build a temple and retirement apartments on the property east of the West Valley Occupational Center between Victory Boulevard and Calvert Street.
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