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February 5, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Northridge earthquake failed to break a decade-old holding pattern on the fate of the Agua Dulce Air Park. Pilots say activity following the Jan. 17 Northridge quake proves the value of the airport to Los Angeles County, while neighbors say it shows how unnecessary the facility really is. It's all fodder for an advisory group pondering if the county should buy, lease or leave the site alone.
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December 7, 1994 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A referendum that could settle the future of Agua Dulce Airpark by allowing residents to decide whether to expand the tiny airport or risk losing it was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The air park issue will be on the ballot March 7 during regularly scheduled local elections as a non-binding measure.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1993 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Pilots and community residents are continuing their dogfight over the Santa Clarita Valley's Agua Dulce Air Park. Pilots and community residents clashed for more than 90 minutes in a hearing Wednesday night on whether Los Angeles County should buy the 208-acre private tract. Residents of the area fear the county acquisition will expand the air park and with that expansion will come more planes, traffic and noise. "It's been a long, hard fight.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Northridge earthquake failed to break a decade-old holding pattern on the fate of the Agua Dulce Air Park. Pilots say activity following the Jan. 17 Northridge quake proves the value of the airport to Los Angeles County, while neighbors say it shows how unnecessary the facility really is. It's all fodder for an advisory group pondering if the county should buy, lease or leave the site alone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1994 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A referendum that could settle the future of Agua Dulce Airpark by allowing residents to decide whether to expand the tiny airport or risk losing it was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The air park issue will be on the ballot March 7 during regularly scheduled local elections as a non-binding measure.
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July 3, 1991 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fate of a tiny cinder-block church, built in 1926 and one of the last vestiges of the Santa Clarita Valley's pioneer heritage, rests in the hands of state and county officials. But those on both sides of the controversy over whether to preserve or rebuild the Agua Dulce Christian Church claim to have the backing of a much higher authority. "We're taking our direction from headquarters--from the Lord," said the Rev.
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May 3, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A developer has offered to sell land south of Agua Dulce to Los Angeles County for a general aviation airport, but county officials said Thursday that the site presents serious problems. Watt Industries of Santa Monica is proposing to sell the county 283 acres east of Sierra Highway in Baker Canyon, said Harry Stone, county deputy director of public works.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1994 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Without taking a formal position, Supervisor Mike Antonovich indicated Tuesday that he has strong concerns about turning a rustic Agua Dulce airstrip into a county-owned, general aviation airport. At Antonovich's request, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors ordered the Aviation Commission to respond to 23 complex questions about the feasibility of the proposal, including 11 questions submitted by airport opponents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1992 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday firmed up its plans to locate an off-road vehicle park near Agua Dulce by approving an option agreement to purchase the land from a developer. The agreement, which would only be executed if both state funding and a county environmental clearance are received, calls for the county to buy about 600 acres of land on both sides of Sierra Highway from developer Ray Watt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Try to bring an unleashed goat for a walk on the grounds of most airports in Los Angeles County, and you won't get far. But every Sunday at tiny Agua Dulce Air Park, a scraggly, white goat named Lucky frolics near the runway while her owner breakfasts at the airport restaurant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1994 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Without taking a formal position, Supervisor Mike Antonovich indicated Tuesday that he has strong concerns about turning a rustic Agua Dulce airstrip into a county-owned, general aviation airport. At Antonovich's request, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors ordered the Aviation Commission to respond to 23 complex questions about the feasibility of the proposal, including 11 questions submitted by airport opponents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1993 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Pilots and community residents are continuing their dogfight over the Santa Clarita Valley's Agua Dulce Air Park. Pilots and community residents clashed for more than 90 minutes in a hearing Wednesday night on whether Los Angeles County should buy the 208-acre private tract. Residents of the area fear the county acquisition will expand the air park and with that expansion will come more planes, traffic and noise. "It's been a long, hard fight.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1992 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday firmed up its plans to locate an off-road vehicle park near Agua Dulce by approving an option agreement to purchase the land from a developer. The agreement, which would only be executed if both state funding and a county environmental clearance are received, calls for the county to buy about 600 acres of land on both sides of Sierra Highway from developer Ray Watt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 3, 1991 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fate of a tiny cinder-block church, built in 1926 and one of the last vestiges of the Santa Clarita Valley's pioneer heritage, rests in the hands of state and county officials. But those on both sides of the controversy over whether to preserve or rebuild the Agua Dulce Christian Church claim to have the backing of a much higher authority. "We're taking our direction from headquarters--from the Lord," said the Rev.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Try to bring an unleashed goat for a walk on the grounds of most airports in Los Angeles County, and you won't get far. But every Sunday at tiny Agua Dulce Air Park, a scraggly, white goat named Lucky frolics near the runway while her owner breakfasts at the airport restaurant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A developer has offered to sell land south of Agua Dulce to Los Angeles County for a general aviation airport, but county officials said Thursday that the site presents serious problems. Watt Industries of Santa Monica is proposing to sell the county 283 acres east of Sierra Highway in Baker Canyon, said Harry Stone, county deputy director of public works.
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