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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1994 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to curb violence and gang activity, the City Council on Tuesday approved more than $250,000 worth of after-school programs. The council's action was applauded by more than 50 members of a grass-roots interfaith group which helped to develop the proposals, but the amount of funding fell far short of of the $750,000 they had requested for a full slate of programs.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1997 | DAWN HOBBS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They've had nowhere to ollie, grind or catch air for the past four years. At least, nowhere to do it legally. But Camarillo's youth may be able to zoom off ramps, down bowls and over pyramids in an outdoor skateboard park within the next year. The Camarillo Youth Advisory Council recently voiced concern that the area's youth--tired of being chased out of shopping center parking lots and anywhere else that outlaws skateboarding--need to have a place to do their kick-flips--legally.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1991 | FRANK MESSINA
A $204,000 contract between the city and the Saddleback Valley Unified School District for youth recreation has been recommended for approval by the Parks and Recreation Commission. A $54,000 increase over last year's contract with the school district, the extra money would go toward increased administrative and staff costs, a special needs program and an extended summer recreation schedule.
SPORTS
March 3, 1985 | Associated Press
There is more to Doug Flutie of Boston College and the New Jersey Generals than throwing a football 64 yards for a winning touchdown. Flutie, who finished his collegiate career in 1984, is a National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame scholar-athlete. He also served as the Massachusetts spokesman for Students Against Drunk Driving and performed volunteer work with a variety of charities in Boston and throughout New England. He directed a town youth-recreation program in Waltham, Mass.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 1994 | MAKI BECKER
The Glendale Community Center, aimed at providing youth recreation programs, food and shelter assistance for the economically disadvantaged, is scheduled to open Aug. 29. Los Angeles Cardinal Roger M. Mahony will be the featured speaker. Sponsored by the Glendale Department of Community Development and the Housing and Catholic Charities Community Development Corp., the new facility will be at 4322 San Fernando Road.
NEWS
June 6, 1991
The Norwalk City Council on Tuesday increased fees and established new charges for more than 100 city services ranging from construction inspections to pet neutering. For example, the city will charge from $6 to $25 for some youth recreation classes that are now free. The price of a dog license will increase about 14% from $17.50 to $20. Many of the fees are discounted for low-income senior citizens and handicapped residents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1985
About 150 professional cowboys are expected to compete at the Ortega Equestrian Center in the city's first two-day rodeo sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Assn. The Capistrano Lions Club is sponsoring the competition to raise money for its charities, scholarships and youth recreation services. The organizer, Flying U Rodeo Co., has scheduled shows for 3 p.m. March 23 and 2 p.m. March 24.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 2000 | Sean Kirwan, (949) 574-4202
The City Council has approved the community's first budget, which includes money to beef up sheriff's patrols, pay for a number of community programs and develop the Intergenerational Community Center. The spending plan adopted last week estimates the city, which incorporated Jan. 1, will collect about $7.5 million in tax revenue in fiscal 2000-01 and have a $1.64-million surplus. It includes $1.2 million for additional law enforcement and funds for construction of the $3.
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