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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1994 | SHELBY GRAD
Plans to transform a narrow 1.3-mile railroad right-of-way into a neighborhood recreation area took a step forward this month with a meeting between Northwood residents and a noted urban designer. Residents packed a local middle school one Saturday morning two weeks ago to discuss the fledgling park's design and give their input to San Francisco architect Lawrence Halprin, who volunteered his time to work on the project.
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BUSINESS
November 21, 1996 | MELINDA FULMER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Reflecting improving conditions in the Orange County market for offices, a major developer has announced plans to construct a five-story office building next year. Trammell Crow Co. said Wednesday that it expects to begin construction in the third quarter on the 125,000-square-foot structure in its Park Place commercial complex near Jamboree Road and the San Diego Freeway. It is the third project announced recently after a building lull of more than two years in the local office market.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 31, 1989 | CORINNE FLOCKEN
If the kids have been clamoring for a little kilaujatut, load 'em up in the family komatik and head for "Igloos of Fun," the Irvine Fine Arts Center ninth annual Youth Art Day. But you had better leave the aiverk at home. If by chance you don't speak Inutitut, the language of the Inuit Eskimo, those exotic-sounding words mean, respectively, drum dancing, sled and walrus --not exactly part of the average county schoolchild's vocabulary.
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March 4, 1990 | PAULA WERNER, Paula Werner is a member of the Irvine City Council. and
A yes vote on Proposition Parks means Irvine intends to finish the job begun in 1974 with our first park bond. That investment 16 years ago provided the parks and facilities we currently enjoy, which have helped assure Irvine a national reputation as a great place to live. Voting yes on Proposition Parks provides our seniors their long-awaited senior center and day-care center and assures our youth and adult sports teams more playing fields--some lighted.
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March 3, 2006 | Jean O. Pasco, Times Staff Writer
When planners looked over the barren El Toro Marine base and tried to envision a sprawling park, one thing was clearly missing. Trees. The center of the closed base is flat, crisscrossed with runways and planted sparsely, a utilitarian piece of land that looks nothing like a park.
SPORTS
August 19, 1987
More than 350 athletes from throughout the United States will compete in the Junior Olympic Diving Championships beginning today at Heritage Park in Irvine. The meet, featuring springboard and platform diving, is considered the season finale for top divers in the 12-and-under, 13-15, and 16-18 age groups.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 2001 | JANICE JONES DODDS
* Looking for a new neighborhood to explore? Here are a few suggestions, culled from recent stories. Complete stories can be accessed at http://www.calendarlive.com/go/discover. * A visit to Irvine Regional Park is like stepping back in time with its quiet lakes, outdoor band shell and a boathouse built in 1914. It's open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 1 through March 31; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 1 through Oct. 31. The Irvine Park Railroad, a one-third-scale replica of an 1863 C.P.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1997 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The county announced a settlement Tuesday in a lawsuit it filed against a water district accused of damaging a county park and destroying sensitive wetlands as part of an illegal mining operation. County Counsel Laurence M. Watson declined to discuss the settlement, reached during a closed meeting, saying details are still being worked out. The lawsuit stemmed from an excavation behind the Villa Park Dam that a contractor carried out for the Serrano Irrigation District from 1985 to 1991.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 1987
A Villa Park man died early Sunday after he apparently failed to stop his pickup truck for a red light and was hit broadside by a car entering the intersection, authorities said. Brian Vandusseldorp, 26, was pronounced dead on arrival at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana of head injuries suffered in the 1:25 a.m. collision, Police Sgt. Mike Ogden said.
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