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March 31, 1996 | LUCILLE RENWICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The turnout was far less than expected, but the enthusiasm of the crowd marching through the streets of San Fernando on Saturday to honor the birthday of Cesar Chavez made up for their numbers. "Somos pocos pero somo locos." "We are few, but we've still got a lot of power," Roger Ponce, 16, said of the chanting crowd.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1996 | LUCILLE RENWICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The turnout was far less than expected, but the enthusiasm of the crowd marching through the streets of San Fernando on Saturday to honor the birthday of Cesar Chavez made up for their numbers. "Somos pocos pero somo locos." "We are few, but we've still got a lot of power," Roger Ponce, 16, said of the chanting crowd.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1994 | ED BOND
The bet would not be settled until the bottom of the last inning, when Ziggy, a Vineland gang member since he was 11, swatted the ball into the outfield for a double, sending home Dora, whose brother wants to be a cop. Losing would have meant the group of 15 Sun Valley teen-agers would each have to perform eight hours of community service under the direction of the San Fernando Valley Partnership, a group that works against alcohol and substance abuse.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 9, 1996 | TIM MAY
The San Fernando Valley Partnership has received a $1-million grant from the Washington-based Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. The money will be used to create a Valleywide coalition of youth leaders to coordinate delivery of social services and to ensure that indigent Valley residents have access to health care, said Bill Gallegos, project director for the grant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1994 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO
Fifteen students could see their artwork plastered on billboards throughout the Northeast Valley as part of an anti-drinking campaign sponsored by the Pacoima and San Fernando Alcohol Coalitions. Students at public schools in San Fernando, Sylmar and Pacoima, along with students at Los Angeles Mission College, have been asked to contribute artwork depicting the theme "Alcohol is a Drug" for a contest to be judged next month.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1993 | DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Longtime northeast Valley activist Irene Tovar announced Monday that she will join the crowded field of candidates seeking to succeed veteran Los Angeles City Councilman Ernani Bernardi. Tovar, who has been involved in community groups, the Democratic Party and Latino political organizations since the 1960s, had been widely expected to join the race for the heavily Latino 7th Council District which includes Sun Valley, Mission Hills and Pacoima.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1992 | JULIE TAMAKI
Several Northeast Valley community groups will rally tonight in Sylmar to promote community policing in their neighborhoods. Members of the Latin American Civic Assn., the San Fernando Valley Partnership and Friday Night Live will promote community policing at the rally by passing out literature and recruiting Neighborhood Watch captains. The 7 p.m. rally is scheduled to take place in front of Osceola Street School at 14940 Osceola St. in Sylmar.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 9, 1996 | TIM MAY
The San Fernando Valley Partnership has received a $1-million grant from the Washington-based Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. The money will be used to create a Valleywide coalition of youth leaders to coordinate delivery of social services and to ensure that indigent Valley residents have access to health care, said Bill Gallegos, project director for the grant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 24, 1994 | ED BOND
The bet would not be settled until the bottom of the last inning, when Ziggy, a Vineland gang member since he was 11, swatted the ball into the outfield for a double, sending home Dora, whose brother wants to be a cop. Losing would have meant the group of 15 Sun Valley teen-agers would each have to perform eight hours of community service under the direction of the San Fernando Valley Partnership, a group that works against alcohol and substance abuse.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1994 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO
Fifteen students could see their artwork plastered on billboards throughout the Northeast Valley as part of an anti-drinking campaign sponsored by the Pacoima and San Fernando Alcohol Coalitions. Students at public schools in San Fernando, Sylmar and Pacoima, along with students at Los Angeles Mission College, have been asked to contribute artwork depicting the theme "Alcohol is a Drug" for a contest to be judged next month.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1993 | DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Longtime northeast Valley activist Irene Tovar announced Monday that she will join the crowded field of candidates seeking to succeed veteran Los Angeles City Councilman Ernani Bernardi. Tovar, who has been involved in community groups, the Democratic Party and Latino political organizations since the 1960s, had been widely expected to join the race for the heavily Latino 7th Council District which includes Sun Valley, Mission Hills and Pacoima.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1998 | ERIC RIMBERT
The City Council approved a conditional-use permit for the Big Red Family Entertainment Center that will allow the business to apply for a state liquor license. The permit has dampened the spirits of the members of the San Fernando Valley Partnership, which opposes increasing the number of businesses selling alcohol in the city.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 25, 1998 | ERIC RIMBERT
Two Valley-based nonprofit organizations will receive the largest awards announced this year by the California Community Foundation. The San Fernando Valley Partnership Inc. will receive a $100,000 grant, and Unihealth Foundation of Burbank was awarded $137,360. The San Fernando Valley Partnership in San Fernando will use the grant to support a leadership program to train youth in community-based alcohol- and drug-prevention strategies, group officials said.
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