Chamber to hold luncheon
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- The Burbank Chamber of Commerce will sponsor
its monthly Business Connection Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday at The Castaway Restaurant, 1250 Harvard Road.
The luncheon’s guest speaker will be Peggy O’Neill, who will talk
about self-empowerment. The lunch and the program begin at noon.
Cost is $22 for members, $27 for nonmembers.
The chamber’s business connection lunches are the second Thursday
of each month. For more information, call 846-3111.
Frommer bill heads to Senate
BURBANK -- Legislation written by a local legislator that seeks to
curb illegal tax shelters is now pending on the state Senate floor.
A bill by Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) that would
increase fines for tax shelter abusers was passed by the Senate
Appropriations Committee on Aug. 29.
Resident heading up new community
BURBANK -- Burbank resident Gregg D. Lotane has been named
executive director for Playa Vista Parks and Landscape Corp.
The firm is the property management group that will administer the
new community of Playa Vista in West Los Angeles.
Lotane will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the
new residential planned community while developing goals for its
board of directors.
Lotane brings more than 18 years of experience in the community
association and property management field to his new position.
His background includes managing high-rise, mid-rise, garden-style
condominium and apartment properties in Southern California,
Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.
Compiled by Ryan Carter