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May 1, 1997 | HUGO MARTIN and JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles City Council will hold a hearing Friday to investigate a controversial proposal that calls for the use of park bond money to settle a lawsuit involving the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center. Councilman Richard Alarcon, one of the most vocal opponents of the proposal, said he hopes the hearing will end with a council vote to ban the use of Proposition K money to settle the suit.
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May 5, 2005 | From Associated Press
The deaths of two horses last month during the filming of a 20th Century Fox film called "Flicka" were unpreventable accidents, the American Humane Assn. said. In the first incident on April 11, a quarter horse misstepped and broke one of its back legs while being filmed cantering at the Big Sky Ranch in Simi Valley. The horse was put down after a veterinarian on the movie set determined the injury was untreatable.
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March 3, 1992 | JULIO MORAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eddie J. Milligan is slowly realizing his dream of converting the once run-down Hansen Dam Equestrian Center into an affordable public facility with a country club atmosphere. Milligan has built 11 riding arenas and 250 indoor and outdoor horse stalls. He has landscaped the area and renovated two small existing structures. He plans to build more stables, a horse trail and a show ground. But his grand dream may be interrupted because the landowner--the U. S.
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July 29, 1999 | ROBERTO J. MANZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After years of searching for a permanent site, the San Fernando Valley Fair has found one at Hansen Dam Equestrian Center, officials said Wednesday. A bill sponsored by state Sen. Richard Alarcon (D-Sylmar) and signed by the governor Monday allows the fair to sign a long-term lease agreement with the equestrian center. The agreement should be finalized in August. Under previous law, the 51st District Agricultural Assn.
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December 3, 1990 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If all goes according to Eddie J. Milligan's grand plans, it will be horse heaven at the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center in about a year. Where dilapidated, manure-clogged stables once stood, and overflowing cesspools and broken bleachers prohibited major equestrian events, the former jockey-turned-developer has dreams of building "the horse capital of California."
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May 3, 1997 | HUGO MARTIN
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Friday to oppose the use of park bond money to settle a lawsuit over the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center. The vote, at the behest of Councilman Richard Alarcon, was intended to put an end to suggestions within the city attorney's office to use $2.3 million in park bond money to settle the suit. Proposition K, a bond measure approved by voters in November, was intended to raise $25 million annually to build and expand parks in Los Angeles.
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May 3, 1997
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Friday to oppose the use of park bond money to settle a lawsuit over the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center near Lake View Terrace. The vote, at the behest of Councilman Richard Alarcon, was intended to put an end to suggestions within the city attorney's office that $2.3 million of the bond money be used for the suit. Proposition K, approved by voters in November, was intended to raise $25 million annually to build and expand parks in Los Angeles.
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March 4, 1992 | AMY PYLE
County Supervisor Mike Antonovich said Tuesday that he intends to ask the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to re-examine its rules barring dwellings from flood control zones. A Times story Tuesday reported the problems of Eddie J. Milligan, manager of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center, who has moved onto the property two mobile homes in which he and his daughter plan to live. Milligan leases the land from the city of Los Angeles, which leases it from the corps.
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May 5, 2005 | From Associated Press
The deaths of two horses last month during the filming of a 20th Century Fox film called "Flicka" were unpreventable accidents, the American Humane Assn. said. In the first incident on April 11, a quarter horse misstepped and broke one of its back legs while being filmed cantering at the Big Sky Ranch in Simi Valley. The horse was put down after a veterinarian on the movie set determined the injury was untreatable.
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November 21, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Fernando Valley Fair officials met with community leaders Friday to hear their views on a proposal to relocate the fair to the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center. Members of the fair's board of directors said they want to move the annual four-day event from the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank to Hansen Dam because it is one of the last remaining rural areas in the San Fernando Valley.
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February 1, 1999 | SUE FOX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Eddie Milligan takes stock of his kingdom, zooming over the dirt roads of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center in a golf cart, he can hardly contain himself. "Isn't that the most beautiful horse place you've ever seen?" he exclaimed, gazing out over the neat rows of stables and the lush tree-lined paths landscaped by his wife.
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February 1, 1999 | SUE FOX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Eddie Milligan takes stock of his kingdom, zooming over the dirt roads of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center in a golf cart, he can hardly contain himself. "Isn't that the most beautiful horse place you've ever seen?" he exclaimed, gazing out over the neat rows of stables and the lush tree-lined paths landscaped by his wife.
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November 21, 1998 | KARIMA A. HAYNES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Fernando Valley Fair officials met with community leaders Friday to hear their views on a proposal to relocate the fair to the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center. Members of the fair's board of directors said they want to move the annual four-day event from the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank to Hansen Dam because it is one of the last remaining rural areas in the San Fernando Valley.
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October 22, 1998
Closing the book on an 8-year-old dispute, the Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to approve a $1.35-million lawsuit settlement for Eddie Milligan, the president of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center. Milligan runs the equestrian center as a concession for the city. In his lawsuit, he claimed that delays in signing the agreement cost him long-term sub-licensing agreements, said Marcia Kamine, assistant city attorney.
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October 22, 1998 | JILL LEOVY
Closing the book on an 8-year-old dispute, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $1.35-million lawsuit settlement for Eddie Milligan, the outspoken president of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center. Milligan runs the equestrian center as a concession for the city. In his lawsuit, he claimed that delays in signing the agreement cost him long-term sublicensing agreements, said Marcia Kamine, assistant city attorney.
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March 5, 1998 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
In an effort to settle a lawsuit, the city has amended the concession agreement with a longtime vendor at the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center, stating that it will extend a lease with him to 30 years if the Army Corps of Engineers extends the city's lease for the property. The City Council made official a tentative agreement it had reached in October with equestrian center operator Eddie Milligan.
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September 30, 1993 | GEOFFREY MOHAN
City and federal officials Wednesday hammered out a tentative agreement with a former jockey to rebuild the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center in Lake View Terrace. The accord among Eddie Milligan, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and city Department of Recreation and Parks appears to end almost four years of jurisdictional battles over the facility, located on a federal flood basin.
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June 10, 1997 | DADE HAYES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An attorney for the operator of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center said Monday he has numerous objections to the terms of a lease the city is offering to settle a multimillion-dollar lawsuit. Robert Graham, who represents operator Eddie Milligan, told the City Council's Arts, Health and Humanities Committee that he will submit a written list of 20 objections to the terms of the offered lease.
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October 25, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
In a decision that could hasten the settlement of a lawsuit filed against the city by the operator of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center, the Board of Recreation and Parks has recommended extending a concession agreement at the site to 30 years. The extension, contingent on the Army Corps of Engineers' extending its lease of the property to the city, guarantees that Eddie Milligan would be allowed to continue operating the equestrian center for a total of 30 years.
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June 25, 1997 | HUGO MARTIN and MARTHA L. WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to make an offer in its eight-year battle over the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center, but the center's operator rejected it as far short of fair, saying he would press on with a lawsuit against the city. The council voted unanimously to offer Eddie Milligan--developer and operator of the equestrian center since 1989--a 21-year contract to continue running it.
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