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September 1, 1985 | RICHARD SIMON
The Los Angeles city attorney's office says Lance Jay Robbins, the moving force behind a controversial neighborhood renewal plan in Northridge, is a slumlord. "I resent that," Robbins said. "Nobody has found me guilty of anything yet." A 38-year-old attorney who owns 112 of the 650 apartments in the run-down, crime-ridden Bryant Street-Vanalden Avenue area, Robbins faces civil and criminal charges for allegedly operating substandard housing elsewhere in the city.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 2001 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man who has had more slum violations than any other landlord in Los Angeles pleaded no contest Tuesday to criminal slum violations at a four-story apartment building he controls in the MacArthur Park area, prosecutors said. Lance J. Robbins, 52, of Playa del Rey entered the plea during his arraignment in Los Angeles Superior Court on three fire code violations at the 63-unit apartment building in the 1700 block of James Wood Boulevard.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1985 | RICHARD SIMON, Times Staff Writer
A landlord who has been the moving force behind a disputed neighborhood redevelopment plan in Northridge was fined $500 and put on probation Thursday after pleading no contest to a health code violation at an apartment building he owns elsewhere in Los Angeles. Under the terms of the 18-month probation set down by Municipal Court Commissioner John T.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 2000 | JOHN L. MITCHELL and ANNE-MARIE O'CONNOR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Who is Lance Jay Robbins? Is he: A--L.A.'s biggest slumlord? B--A tough but well-meaning front man for property owners who are striving to upgrade sadly neglected housing? C--Some combination of the above? City officials and nonprofit lawyers for tenants say Robbins, a Westside lawyer, is indisputably A. They cite violation after violation, lawsuit after lawsuit, the most recent of which was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 2000 | JOHN L. MITCHELL and ANNE-MARIE O'CONNOR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Who is Lance Jay Robbins? Is he: A--L.A.'s biggest slumlord? B--A tough but well-meaning front man for property owners who are striving to upgrade sadly neglected housing? C--Some combination of the above? City officials and nonprofit lawyers for tenants say Robbins, a Westside lawyer, is indisputably A. They cite violation after violation, lawsuit after lawsuit, the most recent of which was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1986 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
Eight poor families--fearful of sleeping at night because they are under constant attack by rats and cockroaches in their run-down apartment building near downtown Los Angeles--filed a $10-million lawsuit Wednesday against their landlord, who is under investigation for alleged substandard conditions in other dwellings that he owns. The building at 801 S. Union Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 2001 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man who has had more slum violations than any other landlord in Los Angeles pleaded no contest Tuesday to criminal slum violations at a four-story apartment building he controls in the MacArthur Park area, prosecutors said. Lance J. Robbins, 52, of Playa del Rey entered the plea during his arraignment in Los Angeles Superior Court on three fire code violations at the 63-unit apartment building in the 1700 block of James Wood Boulevard.
NEWS
November 7, 1986
Claiming she was attacked by rats in her apartment when she was seven months pregnant, causing her to miscarry, a Los Angeles woman filed a personal-injury lawsuit against her landlord. The Superior Court suit, which names building owner Lance Jay Robbins and other rental agents, also claims Gregoria Hernandez's daughter, Alondra Ramos, was bitten and scratched by rats. Tenants of the building at 801 S. Union Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1986 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
A landlord who has been under investigation for allegedly maintaining substandard dwellings in Los Angeles was given 15 days by a judge on Thursday to clean up an apartment building in the Pico-Union District that tenants say is overrun by rats, cockroaches and other vermin. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Warren H.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1986 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
A landlord who has been under investigation for allegedly maintaining substandard dwellings was given 15 days by a judge Thursday to clean up an apartment building in the Pico-Union District that tenants say is overrun by rats, cockroaches and other vermin. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Warren H. Deering issued a temporary restraining order against Lance Jay Robbins, a West Los Angeles attorney, in a $10-million lawsuit filed against him Wednesday by tenants who live in a building at 801 S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1986 | GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writer
Eight poor families--fearful of sleeping at night because they are under constant attack by rats and cockroaches in their run-down apartment building near downtown Los Angeles--filed a $10-million lawsuit Wednesday against their landlord, who is under investigation for alleged substandard conditions in other dwellings that he owns. The building at 801 S. Union Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1985 | RICHARD SIMON, Times Staff Writer
A landlord who has been the moving force behind a disputed neighborhood redevelopment plan in Northridge was fined $500 and put on probation Thursday after pleading no contest to a health code violation at an apartment building he owns elsewhere in Los Angeles. Under the terms of the 18-month probation set down by Municipal Court Commissioner John T.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1985 | RICHARD SIMON
The Los Angeles city attorney's office says Lance Jay Robbins, the moving force behind a controversial neighborhood renewal plan in Northridge, is a slumlord. "I resent that," Robbins said. "Nobody has found me guilty of anything yet." A 38-year-old attorney who owns 112 of the 650 apartments in the run-down, crime-ridden Bryant Street-Vanalden Avenue area, Robbins faces civil and criminal charges for allegedly operating substandard housing elsewhere in the city.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 2000 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles city attorney's office has joined a lawsuit accusing a landlord of defrauding the Department of Water and Power out of millions of dollars and escaping responsibility for substandard conditions in his building through a complex web of sham corporations, "self-foreclosures" and retaliatory evictions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1986 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
The owner of a rodent-infested Los Angeles apartment house whose tenants have been plagued with rat and insect bites was charged Thursday with 20 criminal health and safety code violations in a continuing legal campaign to clean up the building. The criminal complaint filed against Los Angeles attorney Lance Jay Robbins, owner of the 35-unit building at 801 S. Union Ave.
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