February 27, 1998 |
In a major step toward a full-scale Orange County cultural arts center, the Segerstrom family has tentatively agreed to donate land for a $100-million concert hall and museum complex. The Orange County Performing Arts Center has a "verbal agreement in principle" with the Segerstroms to transfer a nearby 7-acre parcel--worth about $16 million--to the center. "We need to work out the details. . .
August 5, 2009 |
He keeps coming back, as if magnetically drawn to some ore of truth here. For the fourth time in 15 months, President Obama will arrive in this blue-collar manufacturing area to sample the mood of the heartland and bring a message of change. He returns today to a community that has been hit as hard as any in this recession.
December 3, 2007 |
For more than 20 years, a retired judge and his lawyer wife trespassed on a vacant lot next door to their home. They planted a garden there and stacked their firewood. They say they held parties there and walked the land so often they wore a path in the grass. Last year, Richard McLean and Edith Stevens claimed the land as their own under Colorado's adverse possession law, once known as squatters' rights.
March 14, 1993
The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy will receive 27.3 acres of open space from the J. Paul Getty Trust on Wednesday. The dedication ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Crestwood Hills Park Clubhouse, 1000 Hanley Ave., Brentwood. The land grant was made possible by Crestwood Hills Assn., which bought the land, a wooded parcel in Kenter Canyon, from the Getty Trust and donated it to the conservancy for preservation and public recreational use.
September 4, 1995 |
Don and Carole Moore of Poway, Calif., just wanted a place in the Mexican sun, and thought they had found it when they laid eyes on a beautiful beachfront lot 10 miles south of here. So they forked over $250,000 in cash for a dream house and looked forward to a retirement punctuated by surf and sea gulls.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 2003 |
California's largest timber company has sold two more tracts of land to a trust that plans to preserve thousands of acres across the Sierra Nevada. Sierra Pacific Industries, based in Redding, says it's selling 1,280 acres along the north fork of the American River and 628 acres at Barker Pass, along the Pacific Coast Trail near the Granite Chief Wilderness. The two tracts were sold to the nonprofit Trust for Public Land for about $2.87 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1998
The city has until August to decide whether to purchase land it leases for an equestrian center and baseball field because the owner wants to sell the lot. The Valencia Heights Water Co. leases the 10-acre property to the city for $1 a year. But water company officials say they want to sell the land, which is valued at $1.5 million. Families near Citrus Avenue are circulating a petition asking the city to buy the land, home to the Ridge Riders Equestrian Club.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1996 |
The City Council on Monday will consider buying from Newport-Mesa Unified School District the 18 acres of farmland surrounding Costa Mesa High School. For months, the future of the land has been up in the air as the school district, which wants to raise money to pay for repairs at schools across Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, has weighed the best way to use the property.
April 14, 1987
Gene Autry and the Autry Foundation will sell 12.4 acres of land to the Tribune Co. of Chicago for an undisclosed price. The Tribune Co. has been leasing the land since 1985, when it bought independent television station KTLA for $510 million. Situated on the property are the broadcast facilities and administrative offices of KTLA, the offices of Autry's Golden West Broadcasters and seven additional TV production studios.