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June 20, 1992 | TOM McQUEENEY
For the second time this year, the Planning Commission has denied permission to build housing in an industrial park where hazardous chemicals are used. In a 2-2 vote Thursday night, the commission said that building the 138-unit Newport Pacific condominiums close to manufacturers using toxic chemicals is unwise. Commissioner Kate Clark was absent. The landowner, the Resolution Trust Corp.
August 6, 1988 | NANCY RAY, Times Staff Writer
At age 75, Faith Mohling is in no mood to do battle with an array of adversaries. But, if they plan to poach on her turf, she may do just that. Mohling, a Poway building contractor since 1970, fell in love with her most recent venture, Los Lomas Estates in the south Poway hills. There, at the end of winding Gate Drive, she prepared 19 building sites on 47 acres nestled in a bowl of the surrounding hills.
March 6, 1995 | DEBRA CANO
A business operating in an industrial park has agreed to make changes to appease nearby residents who have long complained of the firm's operations. The action came after a recent meeting of city officials and the operator of Jason Marketing Co. with residents of an area near Bolsa Chica Street between McFadden and Bolsa avenues, where the park is located. Hank Mancini, general manager of Jason Marketing Co.
November 12, 1988
Construction of a large industrial park in Pacoima will add more than 200 jobs within the community's "enterprise zone," a state-designated area for urban renewal, officials announced. The $5.8-million project, the biggest in the area, will more than double the jobs in the 3-year-old zone as it turns eight acres near Whiteman Airport, an area plagued with illegal dumping, into a light-industrial complex with five buildings, according to Anne Dunne, manager of the Pacoima Enterprise Zone.
May 22, 2001
West Los Angeles-based PacTen Partners will break ground soon on Commerce Pointe, a $34-million, 540,000-square-foot industrial park within Newhall Land & Farming Co.'s Valencia Gateway business park in Valencia. The project will consist of 13 buildings ranging in size from 11,000 to 114,000 square feet. They will be designed to accommodate manufacturing, research and development, and warehousing, said Dennis Fitzpatrick, a partner with PacTen.
May 15, 1988
Year-end occupancy is scheduled for Lincoln Industrial Center, a $9.8-million, 157,328-square-foot multi-tenant industrial development in City of Industry. The project by Lincoln Property Co.'s Southern California Industrial Division, Irvine, is on 8.3 acres at Hatcher and Railroad streets. Leasing is by the Seeley Co. and the architect is Ware & Malcomb.
June 19, 1988
A county proposal to develop a light-industrial park on a portion of its Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center site in Downey won approval from the city Planning Commission last week. The Downey Planning Commission voted Wednesday to recommend that the City Council amend the city's General Plan to accommodate the development. The council is scheduled to consider the amendment July 26. Before the project can be built, the council must also approve specific plans for the development.
December 9, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
The last parcel of McInnes Ranch industrial park in Oxnard has closed escrow. EJM Development Co. purchased the 108-acre group of finished lots in a bulk sale. The purchase price was not disclosed. The new owners have three options for the property: They may construct speculative buildings for future tenants; build facilities to suit identified tenants; or sell selected land parcels to users. McInnes Ranch is a 294-acre, L-shaped project developed in 1987.
Patricia Elward and her family moved to a secluded street near Castaic six months ago to escape a noisy boulevard in Reseda where trucks rumbled by their home day and night, shaking the house as they passed. "I had cracks all down my ceilings and walls," Elward said of her old house. Today, Elward fears she may be in for much of the same.
December 18, 1998 | HOLLY J. WOLCOTT
Two armed men wearing ski masks stormed into American Machine Works in a north Oxnard industrial park Thursday and stole $4,000 worth of computer equipment from the company's offices, police said. The takeover-style robbery occurred about 5:30 p.m. at 208 Bernoulli Circle, Oxnard Police Officer Tim Kelley said. The suspects remained at-large Thursday night. "We're getting the impression that it was definitely something that was planned," Kelley said. The company "was probably cased."
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