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February 11, 2005
Street repair efforts in Sunland and Tujunga will get a $100,000 boost, under a neighborhood council budget increase Los Angeles Mayor Jim Hahn announced this week. The Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council, along with the 84 other neighborhood councils in the city, will be given control of the $100,000 to repave or slurry-seal streets. "I like the move of having more of the city's funds directed by the neighborhood councils," STNC Chair Ken McAlpine said. "That has been one of the big complaints of the neighborhood councils.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | September 25, 2009
ADAMS HILL ? In a move that members say will allow it to better represent the neighborhood, the Adams Hill Homeowners Assn. will now welcome renters and businesses into its ranks. The group, now called the Adams Hill Neighborhood Assn., is the only such association to make the move. ?We?ve always welcomed people who were renters to come to our meetings and express their opinions,? said President Christopher Welch. ?We wanted to make it a little more official and really truly welcome all people who live in the neighborhood.
NEWS
February 8, 2005
Darleene Barrientos Game show hosts could take a lesson from organizers of the first City Council forum, a success despite the crowded stage. Instead of having a traditional forum, with questions drawing a minute-long or so response from a candidate, the Royal Canyon Property Owners Assn. kept the 16 candidates who attended to a strict schedule. The first round was referred to as the "lightning round" where candidates held up a piece of paper printed with a "Yes," "No" or "Don't Know."
THE818NOW
June 29, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, June 29, 2012. It's been a hot week. Temperatures surpassed 80 degrees and I found myself making excuses to stay indoors. But is the city "ugly" in this climate? That's what Times columnist Hector Tobar explores in his article about summertime in Los Angeles . "Even the most loyal Angeleno can wonder: Do I really want to keep on living here?" he writes. Tobar also notes that this is his last column, as he is moving to the books section.
THE818NOW
November 9, 2011
Burbank officials are soliciting another round of public feedback on the second draft of 10-year strategic plan for the city. Officials are working toward the final draft of the document, which emphasizes improvements to roadways and sidewalks, a new central library and establishing neighborhood councils to encourage more civic engagement. Called “Our Plan, Our Future, Our Burbank,” the plan sets citywide priorities through 2021, and includes feedback from residents via a survey taken last year.
NEWS
March 21, 2006
Frommer hosts town-hall meeting Assemblyman Dario Frommer, a Democrat who represents Burbank and Glendale, will host a town-hall meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Friendship Auditorium, 3201 Riverside Drive in Los Angeles. Frommer, the Assembly majority leader, will discuss pending state legislation, the rising cost of health care, higher education, the need for more open space and infrastructure improvements. Representatives from the Greater Griffith Park, Eagle Rock, Atwater Village, Glassell Park and Silver Lake neighborhood councils will also be present at this event, which is open to the public.
BUSINESS
By Veronica Rocha | January 22, 2009
BURBANK — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority unanimously approved a $44,500 contract with a communications firm to inform the public through presentations, meetings and advertisements about the Bob Hope Airport’s efforts to obtain a nighttime curfew for all flights. Cooper Communications also will have to inform the public that the airport would support a similar nighttime curfew at the Van Nuys Airport, Communication Firm President Martin Cooper said at Wednesday’s authority meeting.
NEWS
March 26, 2001
Name: John Robert Christopher Profession: Writer; customer host at AMC Theaters, Burbank Years living in Glendale: 6 1/2 years Education: University of Buffalo, NY - BA, with degrees in media study (filmmaking) and theater (directing.) Internship, Cleveland Playhouse. Internship, South Fork Pictures. Internship, Kappa Studios. Internship, WBFO-FM. Community Participation: Alameda Writers Group New Playwrights Foundation L.A. Science Fantasy Society Burbank International Children's Film Festival Variety Club Children's Charities Glendale Human Relations Coalition Writers Artist Guild, Odyssey Theater New Playwright's Kitchen Ensemble KCSN-FM Big Brothers National Public Radio Catholic Charities 1. Like Glendale, our traffic problems are varied and diverse.
LOCAL
By Karen Keehne Zimmerman | May 7, 2009
A recent community commentary (“Help yourself, committee,” April 16) might lead some to believe the only ones who want to preserve the Verdugo Hills Golf Course and expand its recreational possibilities are a handful of people who single-mindedly have their heads in the sand. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Participating in the efforts to save the Verdugo Hills Golf Course are local residents and community leaders from throughout the greater Crescenta Valley corridor, Glendale and neighboring communities.
NEWS
October 26, 2007
Curious about when mini park will open Just how long do the people of Adams Hill have to look at that eyesore of a chain-link fence that surrounds the mini park near Adams Square? The park has apparently been finished for two months. What are they waiting for? FRED MAGRIN Adams Hill Male victims ought to be counted, too The From the Margins column, ?Domestic violence breeds victims,? on Saturday began by saying, ?One in three women has been a victim of domestic violence, according to the YWCA.
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THE818NOW
June 29, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, June 29, 2012. It's been a hot week. Temperatures surpassed 80 degrees and I found myself making excuses to stay indoors. But is the city "ugly" in this climate? That's what Times columnist Hector Tobar explores in his article about summertime in Los Angeles . "Even the most loyal Angeleno can wonder: Do I really want to keep on living here?" he writes. Tobar also notes that this is his last column, as he is moving to the books section.
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NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | September 25, 2009
ADAMS HILL ? In a move that members say will allow it to better represent the neighborhood, the Adams Hill Homeowners Assn. will now welcome renters and businesses into its ranks. The group, now called the Adams Hill Neighborhood Assn., is the only such association to make the move. ?We?ve always welcomed people who were renters to come to our meetings and express their opinions,? said President Christopher Welch. ?We wanted to make it a little more official and really truly welcome all people who live in the neighborhood.
NEWS
February 11, 2005
Street repair efforts in Sunland and Tujunga will get a $100,000 boost, under a neighborhood council budget increase Los Angeles Mayor Jim Hahn announced this week. The Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council, along with the 84 other neighborhood councils in the city, will be given control of the $100,000 to repave or slurry-seal streets. "I like the move of having more of the city's funds directed by the neighborhood councils," STNC Chair Ken McAlpine said. "That has been one of the big complaints of the neighborhood councils.
NEWS
February 8, 2005
Darleene Barrientos Game show hosts could take a lesson from organizers of the first City Council forum, a success despite the crowded stage. Instead of having a traditional forum, with questions drawing a minute-long or so response from a candidate, the Royal Canyon Property Owners Assn. kept the 16 candidates who attended to a strict schedule. The first round was referred to as the "lightning round" where candidates held up a piece of paper printed with a "Yes," "No" or "Don't Know."
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