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July 2, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
All Mike Hoskinson wanted was a liquor license. What he got was a wad of red tape that he fears could spell trouble for his family-run restaurant in Newport Beach. It all started in September when Hoskinson and his mother, Joyce, both applied for a lottery among restaurateurs seeking to expand their licenses to allow full bar service, rather than being limited to beer and wine. Along the way, however, the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board "found this little glitch."
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June 29, 1991 | ROSE APODACA
Responding to a rare request by the Police Department, city officials refused to give the Au Baccara restaurant a license to serve hard liquor. The current owner took over in late 1988, and indicated that the restaurant would serve lunch and dinner. The following year, the owner got permits for dancing and beer and wine sales. Other additions included armed security guards and a metal detector at the entrance, at 16650 Harbor Blvd. Police Capt.
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June 7, 1995 | DEBRA CANO
Mazzotti's Italian Restaurant, one of Huntington Beach's best-known dining spots, can no longer serve wine, beer or mixed drinks. Citing complaints about noise and allegations of code violations, the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control withdrew Mazzotti's temporary liquor license this week.
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January 11, 1986 | ARMANDO ACUNA, Times Staff Writer
Sherri Maxfeldt operates the Stagecoach restaurant in the small North County community of Valley Center. She also sells beer and wine at the 54-seat diner. But the state says she's breaking the law, even though the restaurant has a liquor license. Her transgression: She is married to a cop, Donald George Maxfeldt Jr., a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol.
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September 12, 1996 | MONICA VALENCIA
Responding to complaints by residents, state and local law enforcement officials Wednesday posted license-revocation notices at two East Los Angeles bars, one of which was the site of two slayings during the past five years. "When I walked by on my way to McDonald's at night I saw people [urinating] in front and drunk old men fighting in the parking lot," said resident Raquel Rodriquez, while walking by one of the bars, the Beehive.
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August 14, 1992 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Pacoima market police called the "No. 1 problem" among liquor outlets in the northeast San Fernando Valley had its license to sell alcoholic beverages permanently revoked Thursday by the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. But neighbors said the Pacoima Food Market, which had been cited over the past seven years for repeated violations, such as selling alcohol to minors, has been closed for most of the summer.
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February 22, 1996
There are more then 500 establishments in the Pico-Union/Westlake area that have liquor licenses. If Roberto Bustillo has his way, no more new licenses will be issued. Bustillo is one of the organizers of the Prevention Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, a 6-month-old community project to shut down problem liquor stores and to stop the spread of new outlets. The program, part of the nonprofit Clinica Msr. Oscar A. Romero, will hold a meeting at 6 tonight at 2517 W. 7th St.
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September 24, 1994 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man posing as an agent with the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control swindled two San Fernando Valley restaurant owners out of more than $7,500 for phony liquor licenses, authorities said Friday. State police are continuing to search for the man and any additional victims, said Carl DeWing, an ABC spokesman. DeWing said the man approached his first victim on Sept.
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October 15, 1996 | ENRIQUE LAVIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After years on the nightclub circuit, singer-songwriter Mark Wood believed he had found an ideal site to settle down and open his own restaurant with entertainment--at the former building of a famous eatery within Cannery Village. But now, more than a year later, he has yet to serve his first drink. And some residents couldn't be happier.
NEWS
June 24, 1993 | JILL GOTTESMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A ban on new liquor licenses has been extended for a second year, giving city officials more time to study options for regulating alcohol sales in the community. No new licenses have been approved since the City Council unanimously approved a moratorium last July. On Monday, the council voted for the year's extension. The city staff, requesting more direction from council members, has now prepared a preliminary report listing several possible regulations.
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