October 1, 1989
Construction has started on Fontana Village, a $4-million, 24,189-square-foot convenience retail center at the southwest corner of Foothill Boulevard and Sierra Avenue in Fontana. Fontana Village, the 2.37-acre project designed by the Pasadena-based architectural firm of Haugaard Elrod, is a joint development of Blackburn Development Co. of Pasadena and Robert S. Wilson and Peter Nicholas of Duckett-Wilson Development Co., Los Angeles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 2006 |
For the last three decades, through riots, recessions, building booms and busts, Richard Meruelo and his parents have held an irrepressible faith in the potential of downtown Los Angeles. Beginning with the dress shop Meruelo's mother owned at 3rd Street and Broadway, the family quietly bought up parcel after parcel, and Meruelo managed the portfolio.
November 8, 1990
All commercial and industrial projects larger than 25,000 square feet will have to commit 1% of costs to public art under an expansion of the city's art program approved Tuesday by the Board of Directors. Although the city has had a public art requirement since 1988, it applied only to developments in the Downtown and Old Pasadena redevelopment zones and to major projects needing use permits.
December 4, 1989 |
West German car maker Volkswagen said today it has proposed forming a joint venture with a state-owned East German vehicles producer. VW said its chairman, Carl Hahn, handed the proposal to the IFA industrial group, based in Karl-Marx-Stadt, which makes East Germany's Trabant car, among other vehicles. The venture could prepare the way for the joint development, production and sales of cars and vans, VW said.