Advertisement
 
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsAnaheim Ca Suits
IN THE NEWS

Anaheim Ca Suits

FEATURED ARTICLES
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1993 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A family-restaurant owner whose fortunes have long been linked to Disneyland now finds himself fighting the corporate giant's theme park expansion plans for his restaurant's economic survival. Afraid that his Tiffy's restaurant at the corner of Katella Avenue and West Street might soon be plowed under and made into a street for the $3-billion Disneyland Resort, Ben Hathaway said he had no choice but to sue the city and Disney seven weeks ago over the project.
ARTICLES BY DATE
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1999
Six years after a landslide forced dozens of families to flee their Anaheim Hills homes, city officials and others have settled the last in a series of lawsuits, paying more than $19 million in all. Nearly 250 families sued Anaheim and others involved with the housing development endangered by the January 1993 Santiago Landslide.
Advertisement
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 1998 | ESTHER SCHRADER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five years ago tonight, 46 families fled their dream homes atop an Anaheim hill, rushing away as a landslide tore cracks through walls, split driveways and wrenched swimming pools apart. Since then, fissures and pipelines, sidewalks and sewers outside the homes along the slide have been repaired. Millions of gallons of water that had turned a 100-foot bluff into mud have been pumped out. The city has spent $8.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1999 | THAO HUA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Six years after a landslide forced dozens of families to flee their Anaheim Hills dream homes, city officials and others have settled the last in the resulting series of lawsuits, paying out more than $19 million in all in the aftermath of the disaster. Nearly 250 families sued Anaheim and others involved with the housing development endangered by the January 1993 Santiago landslide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1992 | TERRY SPENCER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The owners of an Anaheim junkyard and recycling center, accused of creating potential ground-water pollution, said Wednesday that they will file suit to stop the city's plan to close them down. George Adams Jr.
NEWS
May 15, 1999 | RICHARD MAROSI and DANIEL YI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Anaheim's ambitious plan to become Orange County's first "virtual" community has come to an abrupt halt, with officials accusing their private-sector partner of abandoning a massive expansion of the city's telecommunications network. The charges are contained in a lawsuit filed this week by Anaheim against First World Communications Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1993
Owners of two homes that were damaged or destroyed when hillsides gave way after January's heavy rains filed suit Tuesday against the City of Anaheim, Orange County and the Metropolitan Water District. Douglas and Georgia Jacobs and Larry and Linda Mauzey contend that the agencies were negligent in allowing the homes to be built on what they said was an unstable area. The Jacobs asked for more than $3 million in damages; the Mauzeys $2 million. A third Anaheim Hills property owner, Louis A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1993
On the verge of a mistrial in Superior Court, the city of Anaheim has agreed to pay at least $100,000 to the family of a Brea man fatally shot by an Anaheim police officer. The settlement, which must be approved by the Anaheim City Council, was reached Friday when it was learned that jurors in the case had disregarded a judge's order and read recent newspaper accounts of the proceedings.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1993 | LILY DIZON
Seven Anaheim Hills residents whose homes were damaged by the January landslides have filed a lawsuit claiming that the city of Anaheim, Orange County and the Metropolitan Water District were negligent in allowing their houses to be built on unstable land. Water officials installed a defective pipeline in an area prone to landslides, according to the complaint filed Friday in Superior Court.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1991 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday ordered its lawyers to file suit against the city of Anaheim, charging that the city's environmental analysis of a huge new housing development in Gypsum Canyon is legally flawed. The supervisors' action comes as county officials search for a way to press ahead with either a jail or landfill on the land, both strongly resisted by Anaheim officials.
NEWS
May 15, 1999 | RICHARD MAROSI and DANIEL YI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Anaheim's ambitious plan to become Orange County's first "virtual" community has come to an abrupt halt, with officials accusing their private-sector partner of abandoning a massive expansion of the city's telecommunications network. The charges are contained in a lawsuit filed this week by Anaheim against First World Communications Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 19, 1999 | RICHARD MAROSI
Homeowners threatened by a landslide in a neighborhood in Orange filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against Anaheim and a developer, claiming that hazardous conditions have cost them as much as $10 million in lost property values. Lloyd Charton, attorney for the homeowners in the Vista Royale neighborhood, said homes that cost as much as $400,000 are worthless. "People are trying to sell their homes and they can't sell them," he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 1998 | GEOFF BOUCHER
An Anaheim police officer filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Thursday claiming she was subjected to a steady barrage of crude remarks and groping by fellow officers and was unfairly punished when she complained. Officer Robin Fuhrman, on the force since 1996 after a yearlong stint as a cadet, claims department officials attempted to fire her after she made a formal harassment complaint in July, according to the Orange County Superior Court lawsuit.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 1998 | ESTHER SCHRADER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five years ago tonight, 46 families fled their dream homes atop an Anaheim hill, rushing away as a landslide tore cracks through walls, split driveways and wrenched swimming pools apart. Since then, fissures and pipelines, sidewalks and sewers outside the homes along the slide have been repaired. Millions of gallons of water that had turned a 100-foot bluff into mud have been pumped out. The city has spent $8.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1997 | ESTHER SCHRADER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Anaheim utility department manager who resigned last year amid allegations that he made a sexually explicit speech during a bachelor roast on city property has accused municipal officials of encouraging the speech and then forcing him to quit. Henry Pepper filed a lawsuit Friday in Orange County Superior Court alleging that his speech had been approved before the roast by the utilities director, who organized the event.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1997 | ESTHER SCHRADER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anaheim has sued the state's Environmental Protection Agency, claiming that businesses could be forced out of the city by the agency's decision to make the county responsible for managing Anaheim's hazardous materials. The suit, filed Friday in Santa Ana Superior Court, seeks to reverse the agency's decision to award oversight of hazardous materials throughout Orange County to the county's Health Care Agency.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 18, 1993 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The City Council on Tuesday agreed to pay $175,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a man shot and killed by a police officer who has been involved in four fatal shootings in the last four years. Despite the settlement, city officials said Officer Lee Smith was justified in shooting drug suspect Gregory Rosenberger, 25, of Brea, on Oct. 10, 1989.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1991 | JIM NEWTON
Lawyers for Orange County government filed a lawsuit against the City of Anaheim on Monday, charging that the city overlooked key environmental issues when it approved plans for a huge new housing development in Gypsum Canyon. The lawsuit, which could bottle up the city's efforts to forge ahead with the proposed Mountain Park development, is largely intended to buy time for the county.
NEWS
July 4, 1996 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A woman who sat in jail for 36 hours with a bullet lodged in her head has filed a lawsuit against the Anaheim Police Department and hospitals in Santa Ana and Anaheim, alleging it has left her disabled. Nancy Gilmore Brown, 31, was arrested on suspicion of murder the night of June 30, 1995, at an Anaheim motel room, where her boyfriend had been shot to death. Anaheim police found Brown bleeding from a head wound at the scene of the crime, speaking slowly and with a slur, records show.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1996 | GEOFF BOUCHER
A former Anaheim street-sweeper driver who claimed she was insulted, groped and intimidated by co-workers was awarded $75,000 Tuesday by an Orange County Superior Court jury. While the jury found in favor of Donnell P. Niehaus for the sexual harassment suit she brought against the city, jurors did not find enough evidence to support Niehaus' second claim that she was also a victim of unlawful gender discrimination.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|