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May 18, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
About 40 boxes of court files from cases dated between 1879 and 1913 were damaged Wednesday in a fire of suspicious origin in the underground archives of the Los Angeles County Hall of Records. There were no suspects and the investigation continued, fire officials said Thursday. The Los Angeles Fire Department was alerted to the blaze by an unknown caller in the building about 7 a.m. The fire, at 227 N.
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May 18, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
About 40 boxes of court files from cases dated between 1879 and 1913 were damaged Wednesday in a fire of suspicious origin in the underground archives of the Los Angeles County Hall of Records. There were no suspects and the investigation continued, fire officials said Thursday. The Los Angeles Fire Department was alerted to the blaze by an unknown caller in the building about 7 a.m. The fire, at 227 N.
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August 11, 1993 | BILL BOYARSKY
Generations of civic do-gooders, gadflies and investigative reporters have sifted through millions of property and business records in the Los Angeles County Hall of Records. Working at bare tables in an uncomfortable room in the downtown Civic Center building, they have mined the records for facts, one of the most powerful weapons in the fight against government excess. What the Hall of Records lacked in comfort, it made up for in location.
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August 11, 1993 | BILL BOYARSKY
Generations of civic do-gooders, gadflies and investigative reporters have sifted through millions of property and business records in the Los Angeles County Hall of Records. Working at bare tables in an uncomfortable room in the downtown Civic Center building, they have mined the records for facts, one of the most powerful weapons in the fight against government excess. What the Hall of Records lacked in comfort, it made up for in location.
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March 18, 1988
The public now has three more hours each day to file for birth, death and marriage records at the downtown Hall of Records. Los Angeles County officials announced that, as part of a plan to ease traffic congestion and improve public service, the county recorder's office will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. By extending the closing time, Supervisor Mike Antonovich said, county officials can "reduce gridlock and increase service to the public without any additional cost to taxpayers."
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March 18, 1988 | BOB JAMES, Times Staff Writer
When Juan Perez sold part of his ranch, the Pasa de Bartolo, to Bernardo Visarlo for a little more than $2,000, he probably did not think it was a historic occasion. But that March 21, 1850, real estate deal and a copy of the handwritten deed to the Pasa de Bartolo became Page 1 in Volume 1 of the Los Angeles County recorder's deed book. Deeds are no longer handwritten or are they kept in bound volumes.
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May 17, 1990
The Town Council on Tuesday announced plans for a public hearing on a proposed subdivision of a six-acre tract at the edge of New York and Eaton Canyon drives. The project would divide the area, formerly the Eaton Canyon Riding Stables, into 22 lots for single-family homes. The hearing will be held at 9 a.m. June 12 at the Los Angeles County Hall of Records.
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March 25, 1986
A House subcommittee will examine the award of military contracts to small and disadvantaged businesses at a hearing in Los Angeles April 3. The Small Business subcommittee with jurisdiction over the Small Business Administration and minority enterprises will look into allegations that small businesses in California are denied a fair share of federal military contracts. Rep. Esteban E.
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March 21, 1998 | TOM BECKER
What is expected to be the last in a series of hearings on the proposed Universal Studios expansion and specific plan is set for 9 a.m. Monday. The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is expected to close the hearing phase and order county planners to draft a set of zoning rules for the area, otherwise known as a specific plan. The commission is expected to suggest ways to limit noise from film production at the studios and ask planners to prepare a final environmental impact report.
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December 18, 1993
Fans of a homeless man who creates hand-painted greeting cards next to a Downtown Los Angeles sidewalk have begun marketing his works in hopes of finding him shelter before winter arrives in full force. Self-taught artist Harry Warren, 54, paints the cards at a makeshift table he sets up at the entrance to a Hill Street garage south of the Los Angeles County Hall of Records. He sleeps nearby in a bedroll each night.
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March 18, 1988
The public now has three more hours each day to file for birth, death and marriage records at the downtown Hall of Records. Los Angeles County officials announced that, as part of a plan to ease traffic congestion and improve public service, the county recorder's office will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. By extending the closing time, Supervisor Mike Antonovich said, county officials can "reduce gridlock and increase service to the public without any additional cost to taxpayers."
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March 18, 1988 | BOB JAMES, Times Staff Writer
When Juan Perez sold part of his ranch, the Pasa de Bartolo, to Bernardo Visarlo for a little more than $2,000, he probably did not think it was a historic occasion. But that March 21, 1850, real estate deal and a copy of the handwritten deed to the Pasa de Bartolo became Page 1 in Volume 1 of the Los Angeles County recorder's deed book. Deeds are no longer handwritten or are they kept in bound volumes.
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May 9, 1996 | From a Times Staff Writer
Didn't get a chance to bag some Jackie O. memorabilia at Sotheby's in New York? Didn't get an invite to the Cannes Film Festival in the south of France? Can't locate a Star Trek uniform for the next convention? Try Norwalk. Long known as home to Los Angeles County's Hall of Records and Sheriff's Department, Norwalk is thinking bigger these days, and so is AMC Entertainment.
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