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January 23, 2005
Subway: A Friday editorial said that Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina was upset because a ballot measure sponsored by Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky had prevented subways from being built in her district. Actually, a large portion of the existing Red Line subway is in Molina's district.
March 9, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
To cheers from anti-smoking activists, the county Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to permanently ban smoking at two county-owned beaches. The action, proposed by Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, outlawed lighting up at Mother's Beach in Marina del Rey and Topanga Beach, where smokers had been barred under a temporary ban last summer.
November 21, 2005 | Caitlin Liu, Times Staff Writer
Three weeks after the Orange Line opened in the San Fernando Valley, transportation officials are already hailing the busway as a big success: They originally projected 5,000 to 7,000 riders each weekday, but the line is attracting 10,000 to 12,000. But transit experts said it's far too early for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to declare victory.
August 22, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Lobbyists would face tougher penalties for violating advocacy rules, including stiffer fines and longer suspensions, under proposed changes presented to the county Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Gloria Molina asked that lobbyists who file reports late be charged increasingly larger fines for every 10 days past a deadline. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky asked staffers to see if registration fees need to be changed.
March 9, 1996 | TIM MAY
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will give an update on the county's budget status and related financial issues Monday at a community meeting sponsored by the Olive View Neighborhood Watch. Yaroslavsky will also address local concerns at the public meeting, including the status of El Cariso Park and services at Olive View/UCLA Medical Center. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Sylmar Community Church, 13901 Polk St.
June 2, 2009 | Molly Hennessy-Fiske
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky wants to ban smoking at the county's 144 parks and 17 golf courses in "an effort to safeguard the public from potential exposure to secondhand smoke." The supervisor plans to ask county officials today to draft a law enacting the ban and to return to the board for a vote within three months. -- Molly Hennessy-Fiske
February 16, 2005
LOS ANGELES The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to contribute toward the $35-million purchase of land in the Santa Monica Mountains owned by Soka University. The county will provide $550,000 that was allocated for parks and open space projects in Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky's Westside district to help buy the 588-acre site. The rest of the money will come from the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, private contributors, other municipalities and the state.
May 2, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday postponed for two weeks a vote on how much affordable housing to demand in new apartment developments planned for county-owned portions of Marina del Rey. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky requested the delay to allow county officials to review the effects of requiring more moderate-income units. Affordable housing advocates have criticized the county's approach, saying it does not go far enough to provide for low-income tenants.
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