San Fernando Valley political figure Roberta Weintraub, who retired from the school board in June after serving 14 years, was named Wednesday to the Los Angeles Board of Library Commissioners.
Mayor Richard Riordan's office announced that Weintraub, a 57-year-old Sherman Oaks resident, will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mary Lou Crockett. The term on the board, which oversees the city's library system, runs until June 30, 1995.
Weintraub was a full-time homemaker and school busing foe when she was elected to the Board of Education in 1979, after she led a successful effort to recall a pro-busing board member.
Citing frustration with the teachers union and the district's financial woes, Weintraub did not run in the June election for a fifth term on the board.