COUNCIL DISTRICT 5.
Occupation: Tailor and businesswoman
Experience: 35 years' business experience as founder of Kathleen's Kreations, one of Sunland's oldest businesses. Owner of a Christmas-tree lot. Five terms as president of the Sunland-Tujunga Chamber of Commerce. Led community campaigns to pave Foothill Boulevard, landscape freeway off-ramps, bring back Fourth of July fireworks, build a police substation and construct a community golf course.
Web site/e-mail: kathykiddo(at)aol.com
Top issues: Safe environments for children. Preserve Verdugo foothills from development. Fix streets and sidewalks. Build a community police force.
Residence: Shadow Hills
Occupation: Environmental-quality manager
Experience: Manager, Arvato Services, a printer and call-services center, with experience in environmental regulation, contracts and costs. As a former employee of Lockheed Corp., co-authored manufacturing report for F-22 fighter.
Web site/e-mail: bob.bell(at)bisus.com
Top issues: Secure vital services for the San Fernando Valley, including police fire, water and power. Fast service from local government. Jobs for the Valley. Arts and entertainment.
Residence: Sun Valley
Experience: Burbank senior assistant city attorney; head prosecutor of obscenity violations for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Founded legal branch for Citizens for Decency through Law. Public-interest practice against pornography.
Web site/e-mail: www.aquinasdbalamancha.com (under construction)
Top issues: Independent Valley city police and fire departments. Ridding the Valley of its sexually oriented industry and businesses. Preventing such companies as AT&T from distributing porn via pay TV channels.
Occupation: Retired produce distributor
Experience: 35 years' business experience as founder of Terminal Produce and other brokerage firms. Owner of a Christmas-tree lot. President Arleta Chamber of Commerce, Northeast San Fernando Rotary Club, Senior Citizens for United Concern. Served as state Insurance Commissioner, Los Angeles Relocation Appeals Board and numerous neighborhood committees.
Web site/e-mail: aldib(at)msn.com
Top issues: Increase community-based police and neighborhood watch programs. Attract business by reducing red tape and increasing tax credit incentives. Local control of schools.
Occupation: Software engineer
Experience: Engineer, The Walt Disney Corp. Member Sunland-Tujunga Chamber of Commerce. Chairman Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council. Active in Boy Scouts.
Web site/e-mail: www.mcalpineforcouncil.com.
Top issues: Put more community police on the street; break up the LAUSD in favor of small, local schools; attract business by cutting business taxes; maintain equestrian districts.
JOHN ``BLUE'' HERGET
Residence: Lake View Terrace
Occupation: Film-crew medic, writer
Experience: Lifetime medic. Poured steel and worked construction. Conscientious-objector combat medic in Vietnam. Longtime grass-roots political activist.
Web site/e-mail: bigjohnblue(at)earthlink.com
Top issues: Defending open green space. Preserving equestrian districts and lifestyle. Controlling Valley growth. Making City Hall accessible to ordinary people.
RICHARD W. KENDALL-BELL
Residence: Sun Valley
Occupation:Property-management company executive
Experience: Vice president, Continental Investment Co., a developer and manager of mobile-home parks.
Web site/e-mail: votekendallbell(at)earthlink.net
Top issues: Health and safety, including police and fire departments. Constructing affordable housing. Community redevelopment and cleanup. Encouraging businesses to move back to the Valley.
(1) KATHLEEN PATRICIA ANTHONY
(2) JAMES CLANCY
(3) AL DIB
(4) KEN McALPINE
(5) JOHN ``BLUE'' HERGET
(6) RICHARD W. KENDALL-BELL
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|Publication:||Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)|
|Date:||Oct 27, 2002|
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