NEWS, NOTES & EVENTS IN THE VALLEY Tuesday, Nov. 30 Report From D.C. U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-California, discusses the last session of Congress with the Valley Industry and Commerce Commission. Lunch begins at noon at the Sportsmen’s Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. Information: (310) 914-7300. Wednesday, Dec. 1 21st Century Business The President’s Business Council at Cal State Northridge hosts a reception focusing on business and economics in the 21st century. Dinner runs from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Rooftop Garden Room of the Sheraton Universal Hotel, 333 Universal Terrace Parkway, Universal City. Information: (818) 677-2150. Thursday, Dec. 2 Outlook 2000 The Valley Industry and Commerce Association looks into its crystal ball at federal legislative issues at the Outlook 2000 conference. Lunch starts at noon at the Woodland Hills Hilton. Information: (818) 226-6466. Wednesday, Dec. 8 Money Talks City Councilwoman Cindy Miscikowski and the city Budget and Finance Committee hold a meeting in Encino to give Valley residents a closer look at how the city plans to spend its annual $4 billion budget. The open house runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Miscikowski’s office, 17547 Ventura Blvd., Room 202. Budget and Finance Committee meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Encino Community Center, 4935 Balboa Blvd., Encino. Information: (818) 756-9047. Submissions for ‘The Planner’ To submit an item mail it to Review & Preview editor at 5850 Canoga Ave., Suite 400, Woodland Hills, Calif. 91367 or fax it to (818) 710-2732.