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October 9, 1986
The Redevelopment Agency on Monday approved a proposal by a Los Angeles engineering firm to study landscaping the area around Ship's restaurant to join the diner's parking lot with the Culver Center shopping mall on Overland Avenue. The study, to be coordinated by Schaefer Dixon Associates, will analyze the soil beneath the restaurant and examine how the landscaping would affect structural support of the building. The study will cost about $25,000.
April 11, 1997 | LESLEY WRIGHT
Citizen protests and heavy lobbying by city officials have persuaded directors of the Foothill Eastern Transportation Corridor to follow through with a plan for landscaping near the toll road's interchange in Orange. At a meeting Thursday, the agency's directors agreed to use $200,000 from a $2-million contingency fund to cover the cost of planting pepper and eucalyptus trees and installing a permanent irrigation system.
October 5, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN
One complaint heard about John Wayne Airport's year-old Thomas F. Riley Terminal is that it looks like a modern Quonset hut built in a remote desert. But that's about to change. Orange County Airport commissioners this week awarded a $1.14-million contract to complete the landscaping around the terminal and along the airport road system. The contract is expected to be approved by the County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 15.
April 30, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The City Council today will consider an ordinance requiring homeowners to landscape their yards. If it passes, it would be the first such law in California, officials say. The proposal would require frontyards to be covered with living plants or decorative materials, such as rocks, bark or gravel. A recent survey found that more than 6,700 properties in the city would not meet the requirements.
February 17, 2005
Your article "No Need to Get So Prickly" [Feb. 10] hit close to home, touching on many of the landscape themes at our drought-tolerant demonstration garden in Montclair. Our website, www.cbwcd .org, tells more about our public garden and its plant palette. I hope it's a worthy resource for your readers. David Schroeder Conservation specialist, Chino Basin Water Conservation District, Montclair
July 3, 1997 | J.J. POPE
Residents of the Tustin Ranch area have until the close of a public hearing Monday to cast their votes on whether to keep a lighting and landscaping assessment that was made illegal under Proposition 218. Public Works Director Tim D. Serlet said the city distributed about 4,300 ballots to residents of Tustin Ranch, an area bounded roughly by the Santa Ana Freeway on the south, Jamboree Road on the east and the city limits on the north and west.
July 16, 1996 | ALAN EYERLY
The city Redevelopment Agency is recommending a $500,000 landscaping plan for the Civic Center area that would create a palm tree-lined footpath linking West Harbor Place with Center Street. The proposal, which the City Council will consider today, would involve planting a row of palm trees on the east side of Anaheim Boulevard in front of City Hall.
January 12, 1986
Zareh Kiragh, a Beverly Hills landscape artist whose projects were widely featured in Sunset magazine and The Times Home section during the 1950s, has died. He was 68. Kiragh was better known as "Mr. Z" to his Beverly Hills customers, who enjoyed his use of large, blooming floral displays and brick driveways shaped in fans. He was born in Tabriz, Iran, and spent his childhood in France before coming to Los Angeles in the 1930s.
March 13, 1992
After a four-year effort, the City Council gave final approval this week to new standards for residential and commercial landscaping. Council members unanimously approved an amendment to the city's landscape ordinance and adopted a manual that will establish the minimum requirements for landscape design, construction and inspection on new public and private projects.
June 8, 1996 | ALAN EYERLY
The City Hall plaza and the nearby traffic circle on West Harbor Place would get $1.2 million in landscaping improvements under a plan to be considered Tuesday by the City Council. One element of the proposal is to create a shaded area for informal gatherings and special events. Plans also call for a tree-lined walkway from West Harbor Place and Anaheim Boulevard to Center Street and for palm trees to be planted in front of City Hall.
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