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July 15, 1992 | HENRY CHU and JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the wake of a bitter debate over a newly adopted redistricting plan, a San Fernando Valley business group has revived a call to carve up the mammoth Los Angeles Unified School District to create several smaller districts, including one expressly for the Valley.
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July 15, 1992 | HENRY CHU and JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the wake of a bitter debate over a newly adopted redistricting plan, a San Fernando Valley business group has revived a call to carve up the mammoth Los Angeles Unified School District to create several smaller districts, including one expressly for the Valley.
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October 15, 2000
Arthur Sweet's recent letter ("Proposition F," Letters to the Valley Edition, Sept. 24) declaiming Proposition F, a bond act to replace outdated fire stations, replace the emergency helicopter and air operations and maintenance facility, and repair and / or replace existing animal services facilities, implies opposition to the measure by the United Chambers of Commerce. In fact, the UCC Governmental Affairs Committee, at its Sept. 19 meeting, voted to support Proposition F. The vote would have been unanimous save for the sole nay cast by Sweet.
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January 31, 1999
The Los Angeles Times has taken a clear position in favor of charter reform and opposed to secession. The United Chambers of Commerce supports the study on secession but has taken no position on secession itself. We are, however, committed to meaningful charter reform. If The Times supports charter reform as the alternative to secession, why has The Times taken editorial positions supporting the compromise charter package when this package: Offers no additional community decision-making power over the current charter, thus denying the Valley the very reason for its support of charter reform in the first place.
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November 12, 1994 | ED BOND
The Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley have joined the opposition to the Los Angeles Unified School District's decision to fight Proposition 187 in the courts. Proposition 187, which would deny many state services including schooling for illegal aliens, was approved by nearly 60% of voters in Tuesday's election. Gov.
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January 19, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
Four individuals and one business were recognized as San Fernando Valley leaders at the annual United Chambers of Commerce awards dinner at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys that was held to spotlight outstanding community involvement, it was announced Wednesday. Sandy Miller, now an executive with Browning Ferris Industries and once an aide to former state Sen. David A.
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January 19, 1999
Ross Hopkins has been installed as 1999 chairman of the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley. Hopkins, of Canoga Park, a public affairs consultant and past chairman of the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn., has been active in the community for more than 20 years.
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October 13, 1995 | DAVID E. BRADY
A Sherman Oaks attorney has been elected president of the Los Angeles Planning Commission, it was announced Thursday. Robert L. Scott, who serves as president of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley and is a past president of the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley, said he is "anxious to assist in the transition from a defense-oriented economy" and to enhance Los Angeles' leadership in entertainment, manufacturing and international trade.
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May 18, 1999
Debra Sakacs, a past executive director of the Universal City/North Hollywood and Chatsworth/Porter Ranch chambers of commerce, has been named executive director of the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley. Sakacs, who most recently was executive director of the Granada Hills Community Hospital foundation, will replace John Warner, according to chairman Ross Hopkins.
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March 31, 1995 | ED BOND
A businessman and a former legislative aide were honored for their community service in 1994 by the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley recently. The United Chambers, which represents 21 Valley chambers, also named a public relations firm in Woodland Hills as small business of the year and Smith's Food and Drug Centers as large business of year in a recognition ceremony held this month at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys.
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