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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1992 | ROBERT BARKER
A seminar to help low- and moderate-income families who have steady jobs but limited savings to purchase homes by making low cash down payments is scheduled for later this month. Buyers can purchase homes with values up to about $200,000 and with monthly payments of about $1,650 through the program, which is backed by the Federal National Mortgage Assn., or Fannie Mae. The special loan program provides mortgages with 5% down payments.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 1996 | TIM MAY
Cal State Northridge's new W.E.B. duBois-Fannie Lou Hamer Institute for African American Achievement is gearing up for its first major event, a two-day conference in April. The institute's director, Barbara Rhodes, is calling for input now from community leaders. "It's a call for any groups or organizations who have an interest in or are involved in programming that supports African American youths," said Rhodes, a CSUN professor of Pan-African studies. "We're seeking their participation."
BUSINESS
October 13, 1998
Joseph Huggins, manager of the Gold Coast Small Business Development Center in Ventura, calls strategic planning one of the key elements to business success. Unfortunately, he says, it is also one of the elements lacking in the operation of most small businesses. Huggins will conduct a strategic planning seminar Nov. 6 to help local entrepreneurs chart a long-term course of operation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 2, 1998
Residents can begin the New Year by learning about water conservation at a community seminar and pick up a free low-flush toilet in the process. St. Peter and St. Paul Church and the Asian American Drug Abuse Program will host the event Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 515 W. Opp St. Low-flush toilets will be given to homeowners who can show a current Department of Water and Power bill and valid identification, drug abuse program director Del Sakamoto said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 8, 1996
West Hollywood city officials, in an attempt to bridge a cultural gap between the Russian immigrant community and police, will conduct a seminar in Russian about American-style law enforcement. On Thursday, representatives of the Sheriff's Department's West Hollywood station will explain the tenets of policing as part of an ongoing lecture series.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1994 | SHELBY GRAD
Hollywood will come to Irvine Valley College on Saturday when an actor, casting director, agent and photographer give a four-hour seminar on how to break into the entertainment industry. The experts will describe the life of an aspiring actor and provide tips on marketing, finding an agent and landing roles. The seminar will be lead by four industry veterans: * Frank P. Pangborn, an actor who has appeared on "Murder She Wrote," "Moonlighting" and the "Young and the Restless."
BUSINESS
February 19, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD
Entrepreneur Group was supposed to have held an Entrepreneurial Woman Seminar day in late January. But the event was canceled without explanation just three days before the scheduled date--and after several out-of-town exhibitors had already traveled to California. The company has finally given a reason for the cancellation: It is blaming a post office snafu. Many of the 23,000 pieces of mail to arrive 10 days before the event were lost, said Jim Fitzpatrick, publisher of Entrepreneur magazine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1996 | TIM MAY
A health seminar focusing on heart disease in African American women will be held Saturday at the Northeast Valley Multipurpose Senior Center. The free seminar, called "Saving Our Lives: Black Women Fighting Heart Disease," is part of a national initiative sponsored by the American Heart Assn., Dupont Radiopharmaceuticals and the Assn. of Black Women Physicians. February has been designated as American Heart Month to promote awareness and treatment of heart disease, the No.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 1995 | STEVE RYFLE
The teachers, principals and administrators of Glendale's public and private schools will return to the classroom this week to learn how to make their campuses more earthquake-safe. Beginning today, the Glendale Fire Department is sponsoring a three-day workshop focusing on quake readiness for all schools and day-care centers in the city.
NEWS
February 13, 1999 | ELAINE GALE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Graziano Marcheschi of Chicago wants to introduce people to alternatives to the traditional poker-faced prayer in a church pew. When he prays, it's with a flying leap, a dip or a shimmy. His seminar on liturgical dance is just one of the hundreds of workshops offered at the annual Religious Education Congress in Anaheim this weekend and is a testament to Catholicism's push to reach out to youths.
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