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March 10, 1993 | HENRY CHU
A leading San Fernando Valley business group has thrown its support behind the LEARN proposals to overhaul the Los Angeles public school system. The executive committee of the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn., which represents 350 businesses, voted unanimously Monday to support the plan put forth by the Los Angeles Educational Alliance for Restructuring Now, a coalition devoted to reforming city schools. The LEARN proposals call for vast decentralization of power.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 2000 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN and JEAN GUCCIONE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
State water regulators Monday released a list of 142 San Fernando Valley sites where they have asked property owners to help determine whether chromium 6 may have been discharged in ways that contributed to soil and ground water contamination. The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board sent letters to the Valley businesses on Nov. 8 to help pinpoint the source of pollution by chromium 6, a suspected carcinogen featured in the film "Erin Brockovich."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 1992 | HUGO MARTIN
San Fernando Valley business leaders are scheduled to meet today to discuss the formation of a convention and visitors bureau for the Valley to promote the often-overlooked suburban area to tourists and convention planners. The 6 p.m. meeting at the Universal City Hilton has been arranged by Valley hotel operators and MCA Inc., the media giant that runs the Universal Studios tours.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1999 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite heated objections from Republicans, local officials and San Fernando Valley business leaders, Assembly Democrats on Thursday passed legislation that protects bus workers if regional transit districts are spun off from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
BUSINESS
April 9, 1985 | BOB POOL, Times Staff Writer
A coalition of San Fernando Valley business leaders is moving to lure to the Valley and eastern Ventura County a larger share of companies relocating to Southern California. The Valley Industry and Commerce Assn. soon will begin supplying demographic and promotional materials to Los Angeles city officials who handle relocation inquiries from out-of-town firms, according to Bill Miller, the association's president.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1999 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite heated objections from Republicans, local officials and San Fernando Valley business leaders, Assembly Democrats on Thursday passed legislation that protects bus workers if regional transit districts are spun off from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 25, 1994
Auguste Lumiere and his brother Lois are credited as the first to project a film to a paying audience--on Dec. 28,1895. "It can be exploited for a certain time as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that, it has no commercial value whatsoever," said Auguste about their combination camera / printer / projector. He obviously underestimated their achievement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1995
L.A. Cellular's plan to build a cellular phone antenna on the campus of Patrick Henry Middle School in Granada Hills is on hold. The company asked zoning officials to postpone a decision on the proposal. The request came on the heels of a hearing at which neighbors blasted the idea. "I'm giving them an opportunity to talk to the community," said associate zoning administrator Horace Tramel.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1994 | MAIA DAVIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jobless claims doubled this week at the state unemployment office in Simi Valley as earthquake-damaged businesses began laying off employees, officials said Friday. Since Tuesday, about 500 eastern Ventura County residents who are out of work because of the quake filed claims at the state Employment Development Department's office in Simi Valley, bringing total applications this week to about 800, twice the usual number.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 2000 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN and JEAN GUCCIONE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
State water regulators Monday released a list of 142 San Fernando Valley sites where they have asked property owners to help determine whether chromium 6 may have been discharged in ways that contributed to soil and ground water contamination. The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board sent letters to the Valley businesses on Nov. 8 to help pinpoint the source of pollution by chromium 6, a suspected carcinogen featured in the film "Erin Brockovich."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1995
L.A. Cellular's plan to build a cellular phone antenna on the campus of Patrick Henry Middle School in Granada Hills is on hold. The company asked zoning officials to postpone a decision on the proposal. The request came on the heels of a hearing at which neighbors blasted the idea. "I'm giving them an opportunity to talk to the community," said associate zoning administrator Horace Tramel.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 25, 1994
Auguste Lumiere and his brother Lois are credited as the first to project a film to a paying audience--on Dec. 28,1895. "It can be exploited for a certain time as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that, it has no commercial value whatsoever," said Auguste about their combination camera / printer / projector. He obviously underestimated their achievement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1994 | MAIA DAVIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jobless claims doubled this week at the state unemployment office in Simi Valley as earthquake-damaged businesses began laying off employees, officials said Friday. Since Tuesday, about 500 eastern Ventura County residents who are out of work because of the quake filed claims at the state Employment Development Department's office in Simi Valley, bringing total applications this week to about 800, twice the usual number.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 10, 1993 | HENRY CHU
A leading San Fernando Valley business group has thrown its support behind the LEARN proposals to overhaul the Los Angeles public school system. The executive committee of the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn., which represents 350 businesses, voted unanimously Monday to support the plan put forth by the Los Angeles Educational Alliance for Restructuring Now, a coalition devoted to reforming city schools. The LEARN proposals call for vast decentralization of power.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 1992 | HUGO MARTIN
San Fernando Valley business leaders are scheduled to meet today to discuss the formation of a convention and visitors bureau for the Valley to promote the often-overlooked suburban area to tourists and convention planners. The 6 p.m. meeting at the Universal City Hilton has been arranged by Valley hotel operators and MCA Inc., the media giant that runs the Universal Studios tours.
BUSINESS
April 9, 1985 | BOB POOL, Times Staff Writer
A coalition of San Fernando Valley business leaders is moving to lure to the Valley and eastern Ventura County a larger share of companies relocating to Southern California. The Valley Industry and Commerce Assn. soon will begin supplying demographic and promotional materials to Los Angeles city officials who handle relocation inquiries from out-of-town firms, according to Bill Miller, the association's president.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1992 | AARON CURTISS
The Valley Industry and Commerce Assn. on Wednesday presented its annual Robert E. Gibson award for business excellence to Texaco Refining & Marketing Inc. The company was recognized during a dinner at the Warner Center Marriott. Texaco was honored for its support of charitable organizations as well as for its educational and environmental programs, said Gloria Malkin, assistant to the president of the coalition of San Fernando Valley business leaders.
BUSINESS
March 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Proposal to Build Cars at GM's Van Nuys Plant: Another proposal to build electric cars at the defunct General Motors Corp. assembly plant in Van Nuys is being discussed, this time by San Fernando Valley business leaders and Malcolm R. Currie, a former chairman of GM's Hughes Aircraft Co. unit. Preliminary talks about the idea were held in a recent meeting between Currie and David Fleming, a lawyer and member of the executive committee of the Valley Industry & Commerce Assn.
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