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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 2001 | DALONDO MOULTRIE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five protesters were arrested on charges of trespassing Thursday afternoon as community activists stepped up their protests against the developers of a luxury apartment complex by disrupting work at the downtown construction site. More than 100 protesters and supporters of the Assn. of Community Organizations for Reform Now gathered in front of the Medici apartments at Bixel and 7th streets at noon. Association members insist that the developers, G.H.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 2003 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
To many in downtown L.A.'s business and real estate circles, Geoff Palmer is the urban trailblazer who helped inspire an upscale housing boom in the city's long-neglected core. To advocates for low-income housing, however, Palmer, president of the Brentwood-based firm G.H. Palmer Associates, is the developer who fights tooth and nail to keep the poor from settling in his elegant, suburban-style developments. "Why should one developer be responsible for all of society's ills?" he once asked.
BUSINESS
June 12, 2001 | JESUS SANCHEZ and DIANE WEDNER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The drab western fringe of downtown Los Angeles has become center stage in a battle between a successful apartment developer and advocates of affordable housing. Here, amid the empty lots and narrow streets that front the Harbor Freeway, Geoff Palmer's plans to build luxury apartments renting for $1,100 and up have been stalled by housing activists and city officials.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 1992 | JEFF PRUGH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A long-raging battle between a Brentwood developer and the city of Santa Clarita has reached new highs, or lows. In unusually blunt letters, developer Dan Palmer of G.H. Palmer Associates and Santa Clarita Assistant City Manager Kenneth Pulskamp have demonstrated that the often dry, technical world of development can sometimes get hot, awfully hot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1987 | LYNN O'SHAUGHNESSY, Times Staff Writer
A state board is being asked to help settle a dispute between two school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley and a housing developer who has refused to pay several hundred thousand dollars in school construction fees. After a meeting Tuesday with the attorney for the developer, G. H. Palmer Associates, officials of the Saugus and William S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 1990 | STEVE PADILLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Jan Heidt, in an angry outburst at a council meeting Tuesday night, said a developer had unjustly accused her of having a conflict of interest that could leave her ineligible to vote on a project proposed by the developer. Heidt said she was angered by a letter to the state Fair Political Practices Commission by Douglas R. Ring, attorney for G.H. Palmer Associates, raising the issue of conflicts of interest.
REAL ESTATE
July 14, 1985
Model apartments at Valencia Village, Newhall's new 384-unit apartment complex, will open this weekend for inspection by prospective renters. Move-ins are scheduled for early August. The project at 23700 San Fernando Road consists of a cluster of 51 buildings on 90 acres, developed by Geoff Palmer, president of G. H. Palmer Associates. It features two swimming pools and spa, a children's area, barbecue and picnic facilities and private patios and balconies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 17, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An environmental group Monday appealed plans to build 752 condominiums east of the Antelope Valley Freeway, just outside Santa Clarita, saying that the project intrudes on the Santa Clara River. "We think the county definitely needs to take a closer look at its approval of this project," said Michael Kotch, president of the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning the Environment.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1990
The state Fair Political Practices Commission, brushing aside questions raised by a developer, said Tuesday there is no conflict of interest that would prevent Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Jan Heidt from voting on two controversial housing projects proposed by the developer. The commission's opinion was contained in a letter Heidt received shortly before a public hearing was held Tuesday night on the projects proposed by G.H. Palmer Associates.
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