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November 28, 1993
The San Dimas City Council is accepting applications for the position of youth member on the San Dimas Human Services and Parks Commission. Youth members serve one-year terms and work with six other Parks Commission members in advising the City Council on the development of public parks and recreational programs. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 21 and residents of San Dimas. Applications are available at San Dimas City Hall, 245 E. Bonita Ave., or by phoning the city clerk at (909)
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1996
Pork was on the menu at the San Dimas City Council this week. Two potbellied pigs named Bo and Penelope are squealing with delight after the council's decision to change a no-pig law as old as the city and let the pets stay with owners Lee and Allen Cromer. "They make pretty good pets. They are very intelligent," said Councilman Denis Bertone. "Only a city insecure about its image would object and San Dimas isn't."
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NEWS
October 30, 1986
The San Dimas City Council has voted 3 to 2 to deny a permit for the sale of wine and beer at a proposed AM-PM mini-market on the northwest corner of Arrow Highway and San Dimas Avenue. The vote came after residents said the area already has too many liquor outlets, although a city staff report stated that the state Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control had said the concentration of liquor licenses in the area is not high. Although the market is owned by Atlantic Richfield Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1996
The San Dimas City Council elected a new mayor Tuesday, ending weeks of uncertainty after ex-Mayor Terry Dipple's sudden and unexpected resignation. Curt Morris, a 15-year veteran councilman, will serve the remaining 14 months of Dipple's term, but he said "it is still up in the air" whether he will seek election when the term expires in March 1997.
NEWS
September 19, 1985
Cleanup is under way at a partially constructed condominium project that had become run down and overgrown with weeds after it was abandoned in December by the developer, Sand Dollar Development Inc. Neighbors near the 30-acre site at Allen and Walnut avenues had complained to the San Dimas City Council that the deteriorating site had become a haven for vandals and drug abusers and was an eyesore.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1996
Pork was on the menu at the San Dimas City Council this week. Two potbellied pigs named Bo and Penelope are squealing with delight after the council's decision to change a no-pig law as old as the city and let the pets stay with owners Lee and Allen Cromer. "They make pretty good pets. They are very intelligent," said Councilman Denis Bertone. "Only a city insecure about its image would object and San Dimas isn't."
NEWS
November 21, 1993
After a two-year delay, the San Dimas City Council has authorized the cleanup of a contaminated lot that is part of the city's redevelopment plan for its downtown area. In 1991, the California Environmental Protection Agency found the soil around the former Cropper chrome-plating shop at 334 W. Bonita Ave. was contaminated with high levels of cancer-causing chromium and other materials, including lead, copper and cyanide, according to the council.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1996
The San Dimas City Council elected a new mayor Tuesday, ending weeks of uncertainty after ex-Mayor Terry Dipple's sudden and unexpected resignation. Curt Morris, a 15-year veteran councilman, will serve the remaining 14 months of Dipple's term, but he said "it is still up in the air" whether he will seek election when the term expires in March 1997.
NEWS
December 19, 1985
A system of interconnected equestrian trails that eventually will provide unbroken links among the city's many horse keepers has been approved in concept by the San Dimas City Council. Volunteers will immediately begin building the first phase of a trail on a 1.3-mile section of Allen Avenue and will ask the council for funding as it is needed, Equestrian Commission Chairman Steve Ogle said.
NEWS
June 29, 1989
Medic-1 Enterprises Inc. of San Dimas has filed a $5-million claim against the county, accusing it of reneging on an agreement authorizing Medic-1 to provide emergency ambulance service in San Dimas. The claim notes that Medic-1 twice won bidding competitions. In 1988, the San Dimas City Council solicited bids and selected Medic-1 to respond to 911 ambulance calls, but the county stopped the city from putting the contract into effect, citing a 1986 court decision giving the county responsibility for ambulance contracts.
NEWS
November 28, 1993
The San Dimas City Council is accepting applications for the position of youth member on the San Dimas Human Services and Parks Commission. Youth members serve one-year terms and work with six other Parks Commission members in advising the City Council on the development of public parks and recreational programs. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 21 and residents of San Dimas. Applications are available at San Dimas City Hall, 245 E. Bonita Ave., or by phoning the city clerk at (909)
NEWS
November 21, 1993
After a two-year delay, the San Dimas City Council has authorized the cleanup of a contaminated lot that is part of the city's redevelopment plan for its downtown area. In 1991, the California Environmental Protection Agency found the soil around the former Cropper chrome-plating shop at 334 W. Bonita Ave. was contaminated with high levels of cancer-causing chromium and other materials, including lead, copper and cyanide, according to the council.
NEWS
June 20, 1993 | VICKI TORRES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fifteen years ago, Brenda Fitzgerald awoke in the middle of the night to find an intruder in the bedroom of her Florida home, pressing a knife to her throat. She fought back and survived. But the memory of that assault came flooding back, vividly, one night in February when Fitzgerald walked into her San Dimas duplex and realized a burglar was inside.
NEWS
May 23, 1993
Facing an estimated $1-million reduction in state funding, the San Dimas City Council has scheduled a town hall meeting Tuesday night to explain the budget woes and ask residents for advice on how to grapple with them. Council members and city staff officials will give an overview of the city's budget, and county officials will help explain how county budget cuts may affect local sheriff's, fire and library services. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.
NEWS
June 29, 1989
Medic-1 Enterprises Inc. of San Dimas has filed a $5-million claim against the county, accusing it of reneging on an agreement authorizing Medic-1 to provide emergency ambulance service in San Dimas. The claim notes that Medic-1 twice won bidding competitions. In 1988, the San Dimas City Council solicited bids and selected Medic-1 to respond to 911 ambulance calls, but the county stopped the city from putting the contract into effect, citing a 1986 court decision giving the county responsibility for ambulance contracts.
NEWS
September 3, 1987 | EDMUND NEWTON, Times Staff Writer
Despite a new, scaled-down look, the county plan to permit commercial development in Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park has elicited little new support from residents of the communities nearest the 1,976-acre park, according to city officials and civic leaders. In fact, as the deadline nears for public comment on the county's revised version of the plan, opposition may be hardening.
NEWS
May 23, 1993
Facing an estimated $1-million reduction in state funding, the San Dimas City Council has scheduled a town hall meeting Tuesday night to explain the budget woes and ask residents for advice on how to grapple with them. Council members and city staff officials will give an overview of the city's budget, and county officials will help explain how county budget cuts may affect local sheriff's, fire and library services. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.
NEWS
June 20, 1993 | VICKI TORRES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fifteen years ago, Brenda Fitzgerald awoke in the middle of the night to find an intruder in the bedroom of her Florida home, pressing a knife to her throat. She fought back and survived. But the memory of that assault came flooding back, vividly, one night in February when Fitzgerald walked into her San Dimas duplex and realized a burglar was inside.
NEWS
October 30, 1986
The San Dimas City Council has voted 3 to 2 to deny a permit for the sale of wine and beer at a proposed AM-PM mini-market on the northwest corner of Arrow Highway and San Dimas Avenue. The vote came after residents said the area already has too many liquor outlets, although a city staff report stated that the state Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control had said the concentration of liquor licenses in the area is not high. Although the market is owned by Atlantic Richfield Co.
NEWS
December 19, 1985
A system of interconnected equestrian trails that eventually will provide unbroken links among the city's many horse keepers has been approved in concept by the San Dimas City Council. Volunteers will immediately begin building the first phase of a trail on a 1.3-mile section of Allen Avenue and will ask the council for funding as it is needed, Equestrian Commission Chairman Steve Ogle said.
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