September 28, 2011
A political watchdog group has joined forces with the Citizen's Assn. of Sunset Beach in its appeal of a recent court decision regarding the community's annexation to Huntington Beach. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., which formed in 1978 to defend taxpayers' rights, plans to prepare the briefs and oral arguments for the association's appeal of Orange County Superior Court Judge Frederick P. Horn's August decision to allow Huntington to annex the neighboring seaside community.
January 31, 2008
Concerned Women of America, a socially conservative public policy organization, this week has named state Sen. Tom Harman its “Legislator of the Year,” honoring the senator for his “tireless advocacy” on family values, religious freedom, and his work on illegal immigration. The group cited Harman’s bills requiring parental notification for teenage abortions, strong penalties for online child predators and barring convicted child abusers from becoming teachers, Harman said.
April 10, 2003
GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Independent. If you'd like information about getting your organization listed, call (714) 965-7170. Adult Day Services offers therapeutic programs for memory-impaired adults. Volunteers are needed to assist with group activities, clerical and reception work, board committees and advocacy. (714) 593-9630. Amigos de Bolsa Chica offers educational tours focusing on wetlands preservation. (714) 840-1575.
June 14, 2001
GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Independent. If you'd like information about getting your organization listed, call (714) 965-7170. Hospice is recruiting volunteers for its summer program, scheduled to begin July 14. Each applicant will receive orientation and training. Jerry Peay, director of volunteers, (714) 560-8177. Pacific Intercultural Exchange (PIE) seeks volunteers to work as local area representatives to match high school exchange students with local host families with common interests and lifestyles during informal in-home interviews.