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January 31, 1995 | FRANK MANNING
The city of Calabasas has hired a full-time staff person to oversee the maintenance of four special districts in the city. The county now has that responsibility, but the city, dissatisfied with the county's performance, plans to take over the job. Bill Millar of Lompoc, a licensed landscape contractor with a background in government service, has been selected for the post. He said Monday that he is looking forward to his first day of work next Monday.
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January 13, 1997 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Available now: Nine large tracts, some with lakes and tennis courts, located in pleasant neighborhoods. Dirt cheap. Call the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. No, the parks people haven't stooped to offering the jewels of their system via the classifieds, but for the last seven months, the cash-strapped county has been trying to divest itself of several popular parks by offering them to the cities in which they are located. So far, there have been no takers. Even for free.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1991 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Complaints by Calabasas homeowners about poor county maintenance of their parks, hillsides and greenbelts infuriated Supervisor Ed Edelman on Thursday, causing him to question whether the county parks department can handle the job. However, Rodney E. Cooper, director of Los Angeles County's Department of Parks and Recreation, said the problem lies in the community's expectations that far exceed its landscape budget.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1996 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has appointed an Agoura Hills man to the Board of Governors of the county's arboretums and botanic gardens. James E. Larson, who owns an Agoura Hills-based landscape architect firm, is the former chairman of that city's Design Review Board, and has also served on the Westwood Design Review Board.
NEWS
January 13, 1997 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Available now: Nine large tracts, some with lakes and tennis courts, located in pleasant neighborhoods. Dirt cheap. Call the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. No, the parks people haven't stooped to offering the jewels of their system via the classifieds, but for the last seven months, the cash-strapped county has been trying to divest itself of several popular parks by offering them to the cities in which they are located. So far, there have been no takers. Even for free.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1996 | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has appointed an Agoura Hills man to the Board of Governors of the county's arboretums and botanic gardens. James E. Larson, who owns an Agoura Hills-based landscape architect firm, is the former chairman of that city's Design Review Board, and has also served on the Westwood Design Review Board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1992
Establishing fees for using county nature parks and trails is to be considered by Los Angeles County supervisors as early as today as part of an effort to keep the areas open in the face of budget reductions. The proposal, made by County Chief Administrative Officer Richard Dixon, calls for users of the 330-mile trail system to carry an annual pass, costing $23. At the 19 nature parks, spread throughout the county, visitors would be charged a $3 daily parking fee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1992 | AMY PYLE
Establishing fees for using county nature parks and trails is to be considered by Los Angeles County supervisors as early as today as part of an effort to keep the areas open in the face of budget reductions. The proposal, made by County Chief Administrative Officer Richard Dixon, calls for users of the 330-mile trail system to carry an annual pass, which would cost an estimated $23. At the 19 nature parks, spread throughout the county, visitors would be charged $3 a day for parking.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 1999 | NEDA RAOUF
Beaches at Castaic Lake Recreation Area will be open for swimming on weekends, starting Saturday, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. Swimming will be allowed only at beaches with lifeguards, who will be stationed on the west side of the lagoon, officials said. Weekend hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The recreation area will be open on weekdays starting June 19.
NEWS
July 18, 1985
Pasadena Art Workshops, through its Outreach Through Art program, expects to bring art experiences this year to 4,000 children who might otherwise not have had the opportunity because of physical disability or financial hardship.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1995 | FRANK MANNING
The city of Calabasas has hired a full-time staff person to oversee the maintenance of four special districts in the city. The county now has that responsibility, but the city, dissatisfied with the county's performance, plans to take over the job. Bill Millar of Lompoc, a licensed landscape contractor with a background in government service, has been selected for the post. He said Monday that he is looking forward to his first day of work next Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1992
Establishing fees for using county nature parks and trails is to be considered by Los Angeles County supervisors as early as today as part of an effort to keep the areas open in the face of budget reductions. The proposal, made by County Chief Administrative Officer Richard Dixon, calls for users of the 330-mile trail system to carry an annual pass, costing $23. At the 19 nature parks, spread throughout the county, visitors would be charged a $3 daily parking fee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1992 | AMY PYLE
Establishing fees for using county nature parks and trails is to be considered by Los Angeles County supervisors as early as today as part of an effort to keep the areas open in the face of budget reductions. The proposal, made by County Chief Administrative Officer Richard Dixon, calls for users of the 330-mile trail system to carry an annual pass, which would cost an estimated $23. At the 19 nature parks, spread throughout the county, visitors would be charged $3 a day for parking.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1991 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Complaints by Calabasas homeowners about poor county maintenance of their parks, hillsides and greenbelts infuriated Supervisor Ed Edelman on Thursday, causing him to question whether the county parks department can handle the job. However, Rodney E. Cooper, director of Los Angeles County's Department of Parks and Recreation, said the problem lies in the community's expectations that far exceed its landscape budget.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1990
Proposition B on Tuesday's ballot includes $10 million specifically for purchasing Significant Ecological Areas. The $817-million bond proposal, known as the Safe Neighborhood Parks Act, earmarks the money to buy land in SEAs in the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys. Additional funds would probably be spent in SEAs in other areas, although dollar amounts are uncertain.
NEWS
August 20, 1992
A county official informed the Town Council on Tuesday that the budget crunch could force the closing of the Eaton Canyon Nature Center. Margaret Guerrero, northern region recreation director of the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, said the proposed budget does not include funding for staff or programs in Altadena's four main parks--Eaton Canyon, Loma Alta, Farnsworth or Charles White. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote on that portion of the budget Sept.
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