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September 14, 1996 | DADE HAYES
Following the recent defeat of the state Assembly bill designed to aid the San Fernando Valley in an effort to secede from the city of Los Angeles, the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce has withdrawn its support of Valley VOTE, an organization created to back the bill.
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September 14, 1996 | DADE HAYES
Following the recent defeat of the state Assembly bill designed to aid the San Fernando Valley in an effort to secede from the city of Los Angeles, the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce has withdrawn its support of Valley VOTE, an organization created to back the bill.
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June 8, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
Lifelong San Fernando Valley resident and executive property manager Carrie E. Konjoyan is the new president of the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce. Following Judith Davis' resignation in May for personal reasons, Konjoyan, who previously served as executive vice president and president-elect, took the helm Tuesday. The 39-year-old Encino resident previously was slated to succeed Davis in January 1997.
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June 8, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
Lifelong San Fernando Valley resident and executive property manager Carrie E. Konjoyan is the new president of the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce. Following Judith Davis' resignation in May for personal reasons, Konjoyan, who previously served as executive vice president and president-elect, took the helm Tuesday. The 39-year-old Encino resident previously was slated to succeed Davis in January 1997.
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January 5, 1994 | SCOTT GLOVER
A Sherman Oaks bank vice president who is a veteran San Fernando Valley business leader has been elected president of the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce. Nancy Schmidt will take over from outgoing chamber President Jeff Brain, who did not seek reelection, Jan. 18. Schmidt, president of the San Fernando Valley Charitable Foundation and a member of the North Hollywood Rotary Club and Valley Industry and Commerce Assn., said she will use those connections to build chamber membership.
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October 2, 1991 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday agreed to close a two-block section of chronically congested Ventura Boulevard on Oct. 20 for a street fair that Sherman Oaks merchants hope will become an annual event. The council unanimously approved a plan to close Ventura between Van Nuys Boulevard and Cedros Avenue from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Sherman Oaks Street Faire and Carnival, which is expected to draw 15,000 people.
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November 27, 1995 | KAY HWANGBO
A new Sherman Oaks business group may be on a collision course with the Greater Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, Jeff Brain, a former City Council candidate, and Matt Epstein, a community activist who helped lead the anti-Community Redevelopment Agency campaign in Sherman Oaks, announced that they have formed the Sherman Oaks Community Merchants Assn. They said the group would work toward solving problems that face merchants, such as parking shortages, traffic and crime.
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August 27, 1996 | DADE HAYES
The Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce will host an event open to members and nonmembers that it hopes will strengthen local businesses, and therefore the community. "The Lead Game," a 90-minute sales and business development seminar, will teach business people research-based marketing and sales techniques. Creator Ray Adler promises each seminar participant will leave with at least five leads. The seminar is scheduled to begin with breakfast at 7 a.m.
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October 23, 1992 | CAROL WATSON
The Sherman Oaks Street Fair & Carnival held earlier this month made $50,000, of which $29,000 went to five local schools, organizers said. "We did very well," said Jeff Brain of the Greater Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce, which organized the event. The remainder of the proceeds went to the chamber. The carnival and fair made $15,000 last year, Brain said.
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August 20, 1993 | SCOTT GLOVER
The third annual Sherman Oaks Street Fair and Carnival will be held Oct. 1 through 3 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce officials has announced. The three-day carnival will be held in the parking lot behind Tower Records, at the intersection of Ventura Boulevard and Cedros Avenue. The street fair, which takes place Oct.
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November 27, 1995 | KAY HWANGBO
A new Sherman Oaks business group may be on a collision course with the Greater Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, Jeff Brain, a former City Council candidate, and Matt Epstein, a community activist who helped lead the anti-Community Redevelopment Agency campaign in Sherman Oaks, announced that they have formed the Sherman Oaks Community Merchants Assn. They said the group would work toward solving problems that face merchants, such as parking shortages, traffic and crime.
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January 5, 1994 | SCOTT GLOVER
A Sherman Oaks bank vice president who is a veteran San Fernando Valley business leader has been elected president of the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce. Nancy Schmidt will take over from outgoing chamber President Jeff Brain, who did not seek reelection, Jan. 18. Schmidt, president of the San Fernando Valley Charitable Foundation and a member of the North Hollywood Rotary Club and Valley Industry and Commerce Assn., said she will use those connections to build chamber membership.
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October 2, 1991 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday agreed to close a two-block section of chronically congested Ventura Boulevard on Oct. 20 for a street fair that Sherman Oaks merchants hope will become an annual event. The council unanimously approved a plan to close Ventura between Van Nuys Boulevard and Cedros Avenue from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Sherman Oaks Street Faire and Carnival, which is expected to draw 15,000 people.
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October 20, 1991
A section of Ventura Boulevard will be closed to traffic for 12 hours today for the Sherman Oaks Street Fair and Carnival. Ventura, often known as the "Main Street" of the San Fernando Valley, will be blocked off between Cedros Avenue and Van Nuys Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. East-west traffic will be diverted onto Moorpark and Dickens streets, which parallel Ventura Boulevard.
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August 19, 1995 | KAY HWANGBO
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan has nominated Sherman Oaks community activist Jeff Brain to the city's Productivity Commission, which reviews city productivity and work-measurement programs and recommends improvements. Brain is the chairman of the Ventura Boulevard Specific Plan Review Board, responsible for overseeing a 20-year, $220-million revitalization plan for the Valley's "Main Street."
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