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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1997
Los Angeles needs few things less than another parking lot. So city officials should think carefully before accepting a politically connected auto dealer's bid to lease eight acres at the north end of the Van Nuys Airport and turn them into a lot to park 1,600 cars waiting to be sold at a nearby dealership. Ordinarily, the kind of deal proposed by Galpin Ford owner Bert Boeckmann would be a good one: $200,000 a year for a tract not much good for other money-making enterprises.
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February 21, 1985 | HEIDI EVANS, Times Staff Writer
A state regulatory body has ruled that Ford Motor Co. may not open up a new dealership in Van Nuys at least through July and possibly longer, thus ending a yearlong dispute with a group of San Fernando Valley Ford dealers.
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March 1, 1985 | RICHARD SIMON, Times Staff Writer
West San Fernando Valley Councilman Hal Bernson Thursday became the first Los Angeles City Council member to endorse fellow Councilman John Ferraro for mayor. The endorsement came as no surprise because Ferraro is relying on conservative Valley residents such as Bernson to help him defeat Democratic Mayor Tom Bradley in the April 9 election. U.S. Rep.
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March 27, 1998 | JON STEINMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ford Leasing Corp. has completed its $12.75-million purchase of a 12-acre tract from Zero Corp., an electronics firm, to use as the site of a large auto dealership. Ford Leasing Corp., a subsidiary of the Ford Motor Co., plans to develop the land near the Golden State Freeway and Burbank Boulevard with Bert Boeckmann, owner of Galpin Ford. The dealership is expected to open in 2000. The deal was facilitated by the city of Burbank, which cobbled together a $12.
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September 23, 1993 | JOHN DART
Business and church organizers officially announced plans Wednesday for what will be the first large evangelistic crusade in the San Fernando Valley. About 150 evangelical congregations have pledged support and the budget was set at $350,000. Both figures are somewhat higher than when church leaders in July first talked about plans to bring evangelist Luis Palau to the 10,000-seat Tom Bradley Stadium at Birmingham High School on June 1-5.
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May 16, 1986
Byron C. Campbell, president and publisher of the Daily News, Thursday was elected chairman of the board of the Cultural Foundation. He succeedF. (Bert) Boeckmann II, who had been chairman since the foundation's beginning in 1980. Boeckmann, owner of Galpin Motors, a Sepulveda automobile dealership, was elected chairman emeritus and chairman of the capital-gifts campaign committee.
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July 16, 1998 | MICHAEL BAKER
Gov. Pete Wilson has appointed two San Fernando Valley-area residents to a state commission designed to review state statutes and recommend changes to laws involving boundary shifts among cities, counties or other political districts. Bert Boeckmann, 67, of Northridge, and Glendale City Councilman Larry Zarian, 59, are among the nine Wilson appointees to join the California Commission on Local Governance for the 21st Century on Tuesday.
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January 14, 1998 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an arrangement backers say will boost city finances for years to come, city officials Tuesday unveiled their plan to advance auto dealer Bert Boeckmann $3 million for the construction of an auto sales supermarket. City officials said the council may vote on the proposal next week.
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May 4, 2002 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Unified School District has purchased a 14.4-acre site for a new middle school in the severely crowded northeast San Fernando Valley, district officials said Friday. The new school is expected to accommodate 1,629 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in 67 classrooms and relieve crowding at Fulton Middle School in Van Nuys and Sepulveda Middle School in North Hills, officials said. The $12.
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September 11, 1996
The San Fernando Valley car dealership owned by Los Angeles police commissioner Bert Boeckmann has been cleared of responsibility for thousands of dollars in overdue parking tickets issued to vehicles registered to the firm, city officials said.
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