He grew up in Hollywood, [[California]], the son of [[Lebanese people|Lebanese]] immigrants. His father, Phillip, was a gardener and his mother, Alice, was a homemaker. He attended [[Notre Dame
High_School (Sherman Oaks, California)|Notre Dame High School]], class of 1966. He attended a [[Cal State]], graduating in 1970.
Councilman Zine was a police officer with the [[Los Angeles Police Department]] for over 28 years. He was first elected to public office in 1997 to represent Valley interests on the elected Charter Reform Commission where he served as Vice Chairman. After his election to the City Council, he has expanded his government service role as the President of the Independent Cities Association (ICA), as the City's representative with the National League of Cities serving as a member of the Board of Directors and the Chair of the National Immigration Task Force, and as a member of the League of California Cities Board of Directors. Councilman Zine is also a member of the Los Angeles County Judicial Procedures Commission. He is one of five [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican Party]] members of the City Council.
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