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August 8, 1991 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The head of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy said Wednesday that his agency has negotiated a deal that will give it eventual ownership of 1,500 acres around Mandeville Canyon south of Encino, effectively checkmating efforts to build a garbage dump in three nearby canyons. However, a Los Angeles County landfill official and the landowner said it is by no means clear that the conservancy can carry off its plan to prevent establishment of a dump in Mission, Rustic and Sullivan canyons.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1991 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The head of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy said Wednesday that his agency has negotiated a deal that will give it eventual ownership of 1,500 acres around Mandeville Canyon south of Encino, effectively checkmating efforts to build a garbage dump in three nearby canyons. However, a Los Angeles County landfill official and the landowner said it is by no means clear that the conservancy can carry off its plan to prevent establishment of a dump in Mission, Rustic and Sullivan canyons.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 1991 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to change the zoning of 1,500 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains south of Encino, strengthening a state park agency's efforts to buy the land and prevent conversion of adjacent canyons into garbage dumps. The council vote sounded a "death knell to any expectations" of reviving a controversial permit to construct up to 500 houses on the Tucker Land site, said Cindy Miscikowski, chief deputy to Councilman Marvin Braude, who represents the area. Joseph T.
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September 5, 1991 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to change the zoning of 1,500 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains north of Mandeville Canyon, strengthening a state park agency's efforts to buy the land and prevent conversion of adjacent canyons into garbage dumping grounds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1990 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Developers of a controversial housing tract in the Santa Monica Mountains are trying to persuade the state Legislature to restore planning approval for the second time on a project that the city of Los Angeles claims expired three years ago, their lobbyist acknowledged this week.
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April 1, 1990 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy's chances of obtaining Mission Canyon to augment a vast natural park within the city may have been greatly improved by two recent events involving a controversial Westside property, the conservancy's director said last week. In one development, a federal judge on March 23 stripped a 1,500-acre site in the Mandeville Canyon area of zoning approvals for 500 high-priced homes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1990 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy's hopes of obtaining Mission Canyon in West Los Angeles to augment a vast natural park within the city could be greatly improved by two recent events involving a controversial Westside property, the conservancy's director said this week. In one development, a federal judge on Friday stripped a 1,500-acre site in the Mandeville Canyon area of zoning approvals for 500 high-priced homes.
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July 5, 1990 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A developer trying to revive expired building rights in a prime location in the Santa Monica Mountains has succeeded in having a state Assembly bill amended to address a controversy-laden housing project near Mandeville and Mission canyons. If adopted, the amendment would restore an 11-year-old tentative tract map for property owned by Eastport Associates that the city of Los Angeles contends expired in 1987 after several extensions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1990 | LESLIE BERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A developer trying to revive expired building rights in a prime location in the Santa Monica Mountains has succeeded in having a state Assembly bill amended to address a controversy-laden housing project near Mandeville and Mission canyons. If adopted, the amendment would restore an 11-year-old tentative tract map for property owned by Eastport Associates. The city of Los Angeles contends that the tract map expired in 1987 after several extensions.
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