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November 24, 1991 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state attorney general's office Thursday began an audit of Montebello's largest and oldest youth sports league amid allegations by a group of parents and coaches of mismanagement of funds. The audit of the Montebello Baseball Assn. resulted after parents complained and because the nonprofit association failed to file required financial statements from 1986 to 1990 with the state attorney general, the Internal Revenue Service and the state Franchise Tax Board.
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BUSINESS
August 25, 2001 | LESLIE EARNEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The long-stalled Gotcha Glacier project that would have featured indoor snowboard, skateboard and surfing areas in a towering building near Edison International Field in Anaheim may be doomed for lack of financing. City officials said Friday they are considering alternatives for the site after Gotcha Glacier's organizers were unable to arrange financing to begin construction of the four-story project.
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SPORTS
June 12, 1992 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although a plan to cut 8% from the budget of each campus in the state university system is causing the ax to fall in many areas, athletics officials at Cal State Northridge are hoping to get by with pruning shears. Northridge would rather trim its programs than eliminate a sport entirely, administrators said Thursday. Bob Hiegert, Northridge's athletic director, said the expected reduction of state funds would "hit hard."
SPORTS
June 12, 1992 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although a plan to cut 8% from the budget of each campus in the state university system is causing the ax to fall in many areas, athletics officials at Cal State Northridge are hoping to get by with pruning shears. Northridge would rather trim its programs than eliminate a sport entirely, administrators said Thursday. Bob Hiegert, Northridge's athletic director, said the expected reduction of state funds would "hit hard."
SPORTS
June 5, 1992 | STEVEN HERBERT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With athletic and after-school sports programs from elementary schools through colleges imperiled by what the state Department of Finance is calling California's worst economic and fiscal situation since the late 1930s, Assemblyman Steve Clute (D-Riverside) believes the fans of the state's professional sports teams should provide a bailout. Clute is sponsoring AB 694, which would impose a 3% tax on professional sports tickets costing $5 or more to help fund existing school sports programs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1990 | GERALD FARIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The financially strapped Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District is considering canceling competitive spring sports, such as baseball, track and swimming, at its three high schools and using the $85,000 in savings to bolster the district's budget reserve.
BUSINESS
August 25, 2001 | LESLIE EARNEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The long-stalled Gotcha Glacier project that would have featured indoor snowboard, skateboard and surfing areas in a towering building near Edison International Field in Anaheim may be doomed for lack of financing. City officials said Friday they are considering alternatives for the site after Gotcha Glacier's organizers were unable to arrange financing to begin construction of the four-story project.
NEWS
December 18, 1986
A volunteer speakers bureau has been established by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District as a community service to provide civic organizations and agencies with speakers on a variety of topics at no cost. In addition to such standard topics as school sports, finances and health issues, the bureau will provide experts in other areas to make public presentations. Details are available from the school district public information office at 393-2785, extension 244.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1997 | Reuters
C/NET Inc. said it will announce today the launch of a wide-ranging consumer online service, which combines co-branded CD-ROM disks with a Web site offering services over the Internet. The new offering, called Snap! Online, is a bid by the computer news and television production company to extend beyond its current high-tech focus, adding subjects such as entertainment, sports, travel, finances and health.
SPORTS
August 4, 2005 | Pete Thomas and Greg Johnson, Times Staff Writers
Ten television cameras will track Shaun White as the red-headed skateboarder soars high above the Staples Center arena floor during Friday night's vert competition. ESPN clearly hopes that the 18-year-old will generate some "SportsCenter" moments by pulling a new trick or two during his 2005 X Games debut. But the subsequent volley of slow-motion television replays also will capture the clothing labels and stickers adorning White's helmet and skateboard.
SPORTS
June 10, 1992 | STEVEN HERBERT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With athletic and after-school sports programs from elementary school through college imperiled by what the state Department of Finance is calling California's worst economic and fiscal crisis since the late 1930s, Assemblyman Steve Clute (D-Riverside) believes fans of the state's professional sports teams should provide a bailout. Clute is sponsoring AB 694, a bill that would impose a 3% tax on professional sports tickets costing $5 or more to help fund existing school sports programs.
NEWS
November 24, 1991 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state attorney general's office Thursday began an audit of Montebello's largest and oldest youth sports league amid allegations by a group of parents and coaches of mismanagement of funds. The audit of the Montebello Baseball Assn. resulted after parents complained and because the nonprofit association failed to file required financial statements from 1986 to 1990 with the state attorney general, the Internal Revenue Service and the state Franchise Tax Board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1990 | GERALD FARIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The financially strapped Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District is considering canceling competitive spring sports, such as baseball, track and swimming, at its three high schools and using the $85,000 in savings to bolster the district's budget reserve.
SPORTS
December 1, 1994 | MARK WINTERS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Russia is preparing for its first appearance in the final round of the Davis Cup in difficult times. The nation is stumbling in its efforts to make sense of new-found freedom. The economy is in a hyper-inflation spiral. Zhirinovsky nationalism is on the rise. Amid the snowdrifts and freezing temperatures, people are looking for something to lift their spirits. Ordinarily, a first showing in the battle for the Davis Cup would provide let's-come-together impetus.
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