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December 15, 1989 | STEPHEN C. CHAVEZ
Three Southern California counties and the U.S. Army formalized an agreement Thursday that clears the way for the construction of flood-control barriers along the Santa Ana River, with Orange County being the major beneficiary of the project. Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties and the Army Corps of Engineers will share the cost of the $1.1-billion project to improve flood control along the river that authorities say has the worst potential flood problems west of the Mississippi.
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March 18, 1998 | MARLA MATZER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fewer than 100 American cities have giant-screen theaters showing documentaries and family films. Last year, the city of Ontario--population 131,000--became home to two. One of the screens has been funded to the tune of $6.4 million-plus by San Bernardino County, in an effort to make the Ontario Mills mall a family entertainment center.
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NEWS
March 13, 1993 | JAMES BORNEMEIER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a year of planning and nearly $100,000 in consulting fees, San Bernardino's quest for a Defense Department regional finance center--and its promise of 4,000 jobs--came to an abrupt end Friday when the Pentagon decided to scrap bidding for the nationwide project. Sources said Secretary of Defense Les Aspin was opposed to the unusual selection process, which required communities to scrape together financial incentive packages to win one of the coveted federal centers.
NEWS
March 13, 1993 | JAMES BORNEMEIER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a year of planning and nearly $100,000 in consulting fees, San Bernardino's quest for a Defense Department regional finance center--and its promise of 4,000 jobs--came to an abrupt end Friday when the Pentagon decided to scrap bidding for the nationwide project. Sources said Secretary of Defense Les Aspin was opposed to the unusual selection process, which required communities to scrape together financial incentive packages to win one of the coveted federal centers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1992
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday approved paying $428,212 to San Bernardino County as reimbursement for the massive search for an El Monte boy who disappeared while on a Boy Scout trip to the San Gorgonio Mountains last summer. Jared Negrete, 12, who disappeared July 18, was never found. State law requires a missing person's county of residence to repay another county for its search and rescue costs, according to county attorneys.
NEWS
April 5, 1990 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County officials descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday to press for $65 million in new spending for the massive Santa Ana River flood control project. They left heartened and hopeful. Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez and James F. McConnell, the county's Washington lobbyist, said they were encouraged by favorable comments made by key members of the House Appropriations subcommittee on energy and water development. During a subcommittee hearing on water projects, Reps.
BUSINESS
March 18, 1998 | MARLA MATZER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fewer than 100 American cities have giant-screen theaters showing documentaries and family films. Last year, the city of Ontario--population 131,000--became home to two. One of the screens has been funded to the tune of $6.4 million-plus by San Bernardino County, in an effort to make the Ontario Mills mall a family entertainment center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1992
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday approved paying $428,212 to San Bernardino County as reimbursement for the massive search for an El Monte boy who disappeared while on a Boy Scout trip to the San Gorgonio Mountains last summer. Jared Negrete, 12, who disappeared July 18, was never found. State law requires a missing person's county of residence to repay another county for its search and rescue costs, according to county attorneys.
NEWS
April 5, 1990 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County officials descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday to press for $65 million in new spending for the massive Santa Ana River flood control project. They left heartened and hopeful. Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez and James F. McConnell, the county's Washington lobbyist, said they were encouraged by favorable comments made by key members of the House Appropriations subcommittee on energy and water development. During a subcommittee hearing on water projects, Reps.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1989 | STEPHEN C. CHAVEZ
Three Southern California counties and the U.S. Army formalized an agreement Thursday that clears the way for the construction of flood-control barriers along the Santa Ana River, with Orange County being the major beneficiary of the project. Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties and the Army Corps of Engineers will share the cost of the $1.1-billion project to improve flood control along the river that authorities say has the worst potential flood problems west of the Mississippi.
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